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Yost confident in Cueto, World Series rotation

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Royals manager Ned Yost set his rotation officially on Monday, and the only real surprise was moving inconsistent right-hander Johnny Cueto up to the No. 2 spot. Right-hander Edinson Volquez will start Game 1 against the Mets on Tuesday night.

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5 matchups that could define World Series

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This World Series, which begins Tuesday night, presents a fascinating contrast of defining characteristics -- the Mets' power starting staff and power bats vs. a Royals team that relies heavily on high contact rates, strong defense and a deep bullpen.

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Royals work on plan to contain sizzling Murphy

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Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy has been on a tear, slamming homers in a Major-League record six consecutive postseason games and hitting .421 in the playoffs. The Royals are fully aware of the run Murphy is on and they are working on a plan to shut ...

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Volquez relaxed as ever heading into Game 1

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Game 1 of the World Series is kind of a big deal, but Royals right-handed pitcher Edinson Volquez, preparing for his start Tuesday night against the Mets (7:30 p.m. ET air time on FOX, 8 p.m. game time), smiles the same old relaxed way.

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World Series stage beckons next legend

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Legends are born at the World Series. That's one of the reasons we love it. That's also one of the really compelling things about this one.

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#WSMediaDay: Buzz building for Game 1

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The Royals and Mets -- both with fan bases longing for their first title in three decades -- are readying to square off in the World Series, which begins with Game 1 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City on Tuesday (7:30 p.m. ET air time, 8 p.m. game time...

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Volquez gets Game 1 as KC sets WS rotation

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Edinson Volquez, who overcame his sketchy postseason history with two solid performances in the American League Championship Series, was named Monday as the Royals starter in Tuesday's Game 1 of the World Series against the New York Mets (7:30 p.m. ET ...

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Tale of the Tape: Harvey vs. Volquez

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Matt Harvey and Edinson Volquez will meet for the first time Tuesday, on baseball's biggest stage. The starters for Game 1 of the 111th World Series (air time 7:30 p.m. ET, game time 8 p.m. on FOX) are both power righties. That's where their similariti...

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1985 Royals: Where are they now?

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The 1985 Royals were a tight-knit group that never gave up, perservering in 7 games against the Cardinals to win the World Series. Many of the players are still in baseball, and they have fond memories of that championship season while seeing similarit...

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#WSMediaDay: Watch, follow live from KC

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The Royals and Mets -- both with fan bases longing for their first title in three decades -- are readying to square off in the World Series, which begins with Game 1 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City on Tuesday (7:30 p.m. ET air time, 8 p.m. game time...

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World Series MVPs won by all types of players

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No one knows what player is going to rise to the occasion, dominate the World Series, and win the coveted MVP trophy. It could be future Hall of Famers

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Contact hitting should serve KC well vs. Mets

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Everyone knows about the power arms of Matt Harvey, Jacob deGrom and Noah Syndergaard for the Mets, who, as a staff, threw more 95-plus mph pitches than any team in baseball. But that could be right up the Royals' alley.

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Advanced scout work gives Royals leg up

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It was late August when Royals general manager Dayton Moore turned to Gene Watson, director of pro scouting, and said, "From this point on, I want scouts on Toronto. I want to know everything about them, every trend, every tiny little thing they do. Th...

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Advance scout work gives Royals leg up

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It was late August when Royals general manager Dayton Moore turned to Gene Watson, director of pro scouting, and said, "From this point on, I want scouts on Toronto. I want to know everything about them, every trend, every tiny little thing they do. Th...

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Mets-Royals a sign format is working

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For the third time in four seasons, the World Series features two teams that won their divisions -- the Kansas City Royals and New York Mets. And this is exactly what Major League Baseball had in mind when it added a second Wild Card team in each leagu...

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