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2015 World Series Game 3: Royals vs. Mets, Friday 10/30, 7:07 CT

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The Royals attempt to take a three games to none lead in the series.

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There have been teams that have come back from losing the first two games of the World Series to win it.

But not many, and given the way in which the Royals' pitching staff has handled the Mets in Games 1 and 2, it doesn't seem likely that this year's Mets will be among those comeback teams.

But that's why they play the games, right?

Yordano Ventura will start for the Royals. Teams have hit him this postseason, as he's allowed 20 hits and eight walks in 17⅔ innings (1.585 WHIP), as well as 10 earned runs (5.09 ERA). He has struck out 21 in those 2015 postseason innings. He's never faced the Mets and the only current Met he has faced is Yoenis Cespedes (1-for-7).

Noah Syndergaard has a 2.77 ERA in three postseason starts, with 20 strikeouts in 13 innings. He's never faced the Royals. The Royals don't seem as susceptible to strikeouts as the Dodgers or Cubs, so Thor will have to be on his game in order to win.

The weather forecast for tonight is for seasonable temperatures; at game time it's likely going to be in the low to mid 50s, dropping through the evening, with clear skies.

The game is on Fox. Announcers: Joe Buck, Harold Reynolds and Tom Verducci.

Baseball-reference.com game preview

MLB.com Gameday

This will be the only thread for tonight's game. Enjoy, and discuss amongst yourselves.