World Series Game 5

Matt Harvey pitched the game of his life but it was not enough as the Kansas City Royals defeated the New York Mets 7 to 2  in 12 innings.   It started out great for the Mets in the bottom of the first inning when Curtis Granderson hit a home run to give them a 1-0 lead.  Then in the bottom of the sixth, Lucas Duda drove in Granderson to give the Mets a 2-0 lead.   The Royals came back to tied it in the top of the ninth inning.   Lorenzo Cain got a base hit and stole second, and then Eric Hosmer got a double to score Cain to cut the deficit to 2 to 1.   After an out, Salvador Perez hit a ground ball to David Wright and threw to Lucas Duda, but Duda threw wide at the plate and the score was tied.   Then in the twelve inning, Perez got a single and was pinch runner for by Jarod Dyson.  Christian Colon who was pinch-hitting for Luke Hochever got a base hit to give the Royals a  3 to 2 lead.  Alcides Escobar got a double to increase the Royals lead to 4-2, and then Cain got a bases clearing double to make the score 7 to 2.   The Royals won their first World Series since 1985 and Perez hit .364 to win the World Series MVP.  As for the New York Mets they have a young pitching staff that will be a force to be reckoned with a for a long time.


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