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Tale of the tape, Game 4: Matz meets Young

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Game 4 of the World Series should present a clash of starting-pitching styles when the Mets and Royals resume play tonight at Citi Field. Rookie vs. veteran. Lefty vs. righty. Electricity vs. deception.

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Morales’ indecision proves costly to KC

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Royals manager Ned Yost spent a few moments breaking down the play, the one that may have been the fork in the road in Game 3 of the World Series against the Mets on Friday night at Citi Field. He talked about how he'd planned to set up his bullpen and...

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DYK: Mets break out in Game 3 win over KC

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Returning home to Citi Field, the Mets climbed back into the World Series with a convincing 9-3 win over the Royals on Friday night. After two disappointing losses, the Mets rode Noah Syndergaard's quality start and a 12-hit output to a Game 3 victory.

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Royals’ Series lead shrinks as Mets bounce back

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David Wright homered and drove in four runs on Friday night in Game 3 of the World Series, leading the Mets to a 9-3 victory at Citi Field that sliced the Royals' lead in the best-of-seven Series to 2-1.

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Young, Perez the ideal combo to stifle Mets

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Chris Young and his 89-mph fastball wouldn't seem to be an imposing figure in a World Series of high-velocity flamethrowers. But he's making it work, in part because he throws high to hitters who aren't used to that, and in part because Salvador Perez ...

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What KC’s 2-1 Series lead means, historically

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The New York Mets got on the board in the 2015 World Series on Friday night, using an offensive barrage to win Game 3, 9-3. Still, they trail the Royals, two games to one, and have an uphill battle if they're to win their first championship in 29 years.

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Ventura struggles with command, velocity

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The Royals had a premium opportunity to put a stranglehold on the Mets in this World Series, but Yordano Ventura squandered it, more than once. Provided with two early leads in Game 3, the mercurial right-hander forgot to cover first base, gave up a hi...

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On short rest, Young won’t be limited in Game 4

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Chris Young's two seasons with the Mets coincided with Terry Collins' first two years as their manager. Collins watched Young undergo season-ending shoulder surgery after four terrific starts in 2011. He admired his resolve as he battled all the way ba...

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Royals come out swinging in Game 3

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The first two innings of Game 3 of the World Series included Yordano Ventura giving up a home run to a struggling David Wright, struggles from a normally lights-out Mets starter Noah Syndergaard and five runs. By the end, the Royals held a one-run lead.

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Royals expect Volquez to return on Saturday

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The Royals expect right-hander Edinson Volquez to be back with the team sometime on Saturday, and they also believe he'll be ready to pitch Game 5 on Sunday.

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Manfred enjoys Negro Leagues Museum visit

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The Negro Leagues Baseball Museum is a must-see for any fan visiting Kansas City, and now the Commissioner of Major League Baseball can be counted among the droves who have visited the historic building.

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Conforto in LF for Mets; Morales out for KC

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The Mets, looking to begin a World Series comeback, have set their lineup for Game 3 tonight at Citi Field (7:30 p.m. ET air time on FOX, 8 p.m. game time). The Royals, aiming for a commanding 3-0 lead, have followed suit.

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