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Royals lean on Young for Game 1 victory

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On a night when Royals starter Edinson Volquez took the mound in Game 1 of the World Series hours after his father passed away, it was Chris Young, who also lost his dad three weeks ago, who got the win in relief.

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DYK: 14 facts about 14-inning Game 1

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The Royals started the 111th World Series in eventful fashion, with Alcides Escobar hitting a rare leadoff, inside-the-park home run. The drama unfolded for 14 innings and more than five hours until the Royals finally beat the Mets, rallying to win Gam...

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Fall Classic opener longest Game 1 in WS history

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The Mets and Royals played the longest Game 1 in World Series history on Tuesday night, and they didn't stop there in Kansas City's 5-4, 14-inning win that took five hours and nine minutes.

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Game 1 win puts KC squarely in driver’s seat

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With their thrilling 5-4, 14-inning victory on Tuesday night, the Royals jumped out to a crucial early lead in the World Series. But just how much of an edge did they gain by taking 1-0 advantage over the Mets?

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’85 champs Jackson, Brett help open Series in KC

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Danny Jackson -- a member of the 1985 World Series champion Royals, as well as a Reds team that also captured the title five years later -- was a part of the pregame ceremony prior to Game 1 of the 2015 Fall Classic at Kauffman Stadium on Tuesday night.

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Brett pre-tweets Moose’s game-tying knock

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In the Royals' executive box, vice president of baseball operations George Brett had a feeling that Mets starter Matt Harvey wasn't going to escape the sixth inning that easily. Not with Moose up to bat.

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Royals honor youth-mentor program founder

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To honor Buck O'Neil, the Royals began the Buck O'Neil Legacy Seat program in 2007. Every night, they fill "Buck's Seat" with a special person who, on a large or small scale, represents O'Neil's spirit through work done in the community. For Game 1 of ...

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Manfred promotes value of baseball to kids

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Presiding over his first World Series as Commissioner, Rob Manfred walked into a Boys & Girls Club gymnasium on Tuesday afternoon before Game 1 of the Fall Classic (7:30 p.m. ET air time on FOX, 8 p.m. game time), looked out at the eager faces of m...

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Zobrist’s family issue doesn’t affect KC roster

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Royals manager Ned Yost said the decision to add rookie infielder Raul Mondesi to the World Series roster had nothing to do with the pregnancy of second baseman Ben Zobrist's wife, Julianna, who recently tweeted that she is due around Nov. 10.

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Murphy stays at 3-hole; No changes for KC

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The lineups are set for Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday (7:30 p.m. ET air time on FOX, 8 p.m. game time) at Kauffman Stadium. It is the Mets' first World Series game in 15 years and a day, having last appeared in the Fall Classic against the Yank...

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Why KC chose Mondesi for World Series roster

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It should surprise no one to see the Kansas City Royals make an "out of the box" roster move in the postseason. After all, this is the organization that brought everyone pinch-runner extraordinaire Terrance Gore in 2014. That said, adding Raul Mondesi ...

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