Following the 2014 Wild Card Game against the Oakland Athletics, we know the Kansas City Royals can pull off an amazing rally. Will it happen in Game 3?
In a word: no.
There is not much action to describe the remaining three frames of baseball other than good pitching.
The Royals go in order all three at-bats thanks to the Addison Reed, Tyler Clippard, and Jeurys Familia combination. Only one strikeout out of the nine out recorded in the final three innings despite the dominance of the pitchers.
Powered by twelve hits as a team, home runs by Granderson and Wright, who would also combine for six RBI’s, and Syndergaard settling down after the first two innings, the New York Mets take Game 3 of the World Series. With two more games in the Big Apple, they have a great opportunity to turn the series around only down two games to one.
The Kansas City Royals, meanwhile, will need to find who stole their bats as they were only able to muster a single after the second inning. With Steven Matz awaiting them in Game 4 facing off against Chris Young, the offense will need to come alive to avoid a second straight defeat.