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The Road to the World Series

November 13, 2015 12:00 pm by: Category: Sports Comments Off on The Road to the World Series A+ / A-
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The World Series Champions are the Kansas City Royals they beat the New York Mets 4 games to 1 in a series that began October 27th in which their pitching dominated. Salvador Perez was awarded the world series most valuable player for his outstanding play and helping the Royals win the World Series. The Royals won game 1 on a sacrfice fly by Eric Hosmer in which Alcides Escobar tagged up and scored. Game 2 the royals won 7 to 1 and in game 3 the mets won 9 to 3. Game 4 and 5 the Royals won and after the Royals won game 5 they became the 2015 world series champions.

The first games of the playoffs were two wildcard games both in the American league and  in the National league. In the American league, the Houston Astros played the New York Yankees and the Astros defeated the Yankees in a 1 one game series. In the National League the Pittsburgh Pirates played the Chicago Cubs in which the Cubs won in the one game series.

Photo courtesy of Daily Telegraph.com.

Photo courtesy of Daily Telegraph.com.

The second round of the playoffs in the American League featured two 5 game series. One of the series was the Toronto Blue Jays facing off against the Texas Rangers. The Rangers were up 2 games to none in the series, but the BlueJays came back and tied the game.

In game five of the series, which was played in Toronto, the Blue Jays came up big in the seventh inning,  scoring 4 runs which were led by Jose Bautista 3 run homerun and the fans went crazy throwing objects on to the field. Bluejays won the game 6 to 3 winning the series with 3 games to two this allowed them to move on to the next round.

The other series in the American League was the Houston Astros versus the Kansas City Royals, in which the Kansas City Royals won the series 3 games  to 2 this was not unexpected because they were the number 1 seed in the American League.

The National League second round also featured two, five game series. The Dodgers and Mets faced off, along with  theCubs and Cardinals. The mets had a dominant performance in the series beating them 3 games too 2.The Chicago Cubs came in as the underdogs when facing the St Louis Cardinals, but the Cubs pulled off the upset, winning the series 3 games to 1 which shocked Cardinals fans.

In the third round in the playoffs in the American League championship series the Blue Jays faced the royals for a chance to go the World

Series. In a thrilling 7 games series the royals popped the champagne bottle and headed, to the world series beating the BlueJays 4 games too 2. While in the National League championship. The Mets dominated the Chicago Cubs winning the series and  sweeping winning 4 games to 0.

The world series began on october 27th in kansas city at Kauffman Stadium: home of the Royals. The Kansas City Royals then played the New York Mets in a 7 game series and the first team to win 4 games is the world series champion. The Kansas City Royals won the World Series winning the series 4 games to 1.

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