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Redlegs Review Nov 5, 2015

Post-World Series and Pre-Offseason Musings

by: Jack WardStaff WriterRemember what I said last week? ”I’m hoping the Royals win but if I was a betting man I would pick the Mets as bad as I hate to. I just think they have the better pitching.” Wrong again. The Royals had the better pitching in the World Series thanks mostly to two former Reds. Edinson Volquez was very good in two starts and Johnny Cueto was almost perfect in his start. Who would have thought back in April that these two former Reds would be the guys who put the Royals over the top? Of course the Royals are world champions because they do two things that the...

Edinson Volquez gets title, not win, in start following dad's death

NEW YORK — Edinson Volquez inscribed his father’s initials on the back of the mound and on the inside of his cap. He pitched for himself, the Royals, all of Kansas City — and his late dad. Volquez was good enough to keep Kansas City close for six innings, and that was good enough for the Royals, who rallied to beat the New York Mets 7-2 in 12 innings early Monday morning for their first World Series title since 1985. read more
New York Post Nov 2, 2015

Despite grief, Royals’ Edinson Volquez thrives as promised

The question was a fair one, because Edinson Volquez and the Royals were facing a situation very different than an athlete often faces. Volquez never backed down from his stance he was going to start Game 5 of the World Series against the Mets on Sunday night at Citi Field. Despite having spent four-plus days...
New York Post Nov 2, 2015

‘That’s why this place is the best’: Impassioned Mets thank fans

It was just before 1 a.m. when Daniel Murphy looked up and excused himself from the cameras and the tape recorders mobbed at his locker, because Captain David Wright had summoned all Mets for one last piece of business. There were Mets fans to say goodbye to, to thank, to salute, all waiting behind the...
New York Post Nov 2, 2015

Duda speaks emotionally about Granderson after dream dies

Many times throughout the season, manager Terry Collins proclaimed Curtis Granderson as one of — if not the — most valuable Met. It took just three pitches into Game 5 of the World Series Sunday night at Citi Field for Granderson to show why. Leading off the bottom of the first, Granderson drilled an 0-2...
Newsday Nov 1, 2015

Edinson Volquez does father proud, but struggles a bit in Game 5

Edinson Volquez ran into his manager shortly after arriving at the ballpark Saturday night having just returned from the Dominican Republic to tend to the funeral of his father.
Newsday Nov 1, 2015

Daniel Murphy up front about costly error

A somber Daniel Murphy was waiting by his locker as the doors to the clubhouse swung open Saturday night -- a specter of the Murphy we've seen before in these playoffs, the celebratory, jovial one who counted his blessings every time he opened his mouth.
Tampa Bay Times Nov 1, 2015

A bittersweet start for K.C.'s Volquez

The pitcher's biggest outing ever comes days after his father's death.
South Side Sox Nov 1, 2015

Gamethread: World Series Game 5

Mets facing elimination at home. Edinson Volquez vs. Matt Harvey Will this be the last Game Thread of 2015? .@Mets turn to Dark Knight, @Royals look for the crown in #WorldSeries Game 5: https://t.co/Pybi1UampI #DKLineup pic.twitter.com/qY5ZJZ8euM — MLB Lineups (@mlblineups) November 1, 2015
Redleg Nation Nov 1, 2015

World Series – Game Five thread

Tonight’s game could be the last of the 2015 season as the Kansas City Royals look to close out the Mets in New York. 8:07 p.m. – Kansas City Royals (Volquez) at New York Mets (Harvey) Kansas City leads the series 3-1.
Sons of Steve Garvey Nov 1, 2015
World Series Game 5 Thread: Nov. 1, Royals vs. Mets, 5p

World Series Game 5 Thread: Nov. 1, Royals vs. Mets, 5p

That's life (that's life), that's what all the people say You're singlehandedly destroying the Dodgers and Cubs in the playoffs Shot down in World Series Game 4 Each time I find myself flat on my face I wonder how much not using two hands will cost me in free agency Edinson Volquez (13-9, 3.55) vs. Matt Harvey (13-8, 2.71).

Royals can clinch title in World Series Game 5

WORLD SERIES GAME 5: KANSAS CITY ROYALS at NEW YORK METS Series: Royals lead 3-1 Where: Citi Field, New York Gametime: 8:00 p.m. TV: FOX Radio: ESPN Radio Weather: Mostly cloudy, 62 degrees, wind 6 mph Starting pitchers: KCR RHP Edinson Volquez (13-9, 3.55 ERA) / NYM RHP Matt Harvey (13-8, 2.71 ERA) The 2015 MLB season could come to an end on Sunday night,…
Newark Star-Ledger Nov 1, 2015
Mets should have optimism in Game 5 facing Royals' heavy-hearted starter Edinson Volquez

Mets should have optimism in Game 5 facing Royals' heavy-hearted starter Edinson Volquez

Volquez gave up three runs in 6.0 innings vs. Mets on Tuesday
New York Post Nov 1, 2015

Grieving Volquez has chance to pitch Royals to Series title

Sunday night with the Royals in position to win the World Series. As exciting as that sounds, there is a void in the right-hander’s heart. “I wish he could be here right now and enjoy every game I pitch,’’ Edinson Volquez, said of his father, Daniel, who died prior to Volquez starting Game 1 on...
New York Post Nov 1, 2015

Conforto’s heroics, Matz’s solid start now just afterthoughts

For a while on Saturday night, it looked like Steven Matz would be able to drive back to his childhood home on Long Island with the knowledge he pitched the Mets to the victory that evened the World Series with the help of fellow rookie Michael Conforto and his two solo homers. Instead, both were...

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