At some point during those tense 18 innings on Oct. 15, just about everyone watching had to have come to the same, obvious conclusion: The Mariners and Astros have two of the very best bullpens in baseball.

Those elite arms were on full display during Game 3 of the American League Division Series. The Astros, statistically, had the game's most valuable bullpen in 2022, and they were able to throw one more zero on the board during the 6-hour, 22-minute marathon to close out the series with a 1-0 victory at T-Mobile Park.

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