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Kelly Johnson

The Latest: Royals take 2-0 lead in World Series

The latest on the World Series, where the New York Mets are trying to pull even with the Kansas City Royals in Game 2 on Wednesday night (all times local):


11:10 p.m.

That's all from Kauffman Stadium. The Royals beat the Mets 7-1 for a 2-0 World Series lead behind Johnny Cueto's two-hitter and Eric Hosmer's tiebreaking two-run single.

Citi Field hosts the World Series for the first time in Game 3 Friday night. Mets rookie Noah Syndergaard faces Yordano Ventura in a matchup of young aces who throw 100 mph heat.


9:53 p.m.

The rout is on. Alcides Escobar follows his inside-the-park homer in Game 1 with an RBI triple in the eighth off...