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Royals aim to clinch WS berth against Price in Game 6

Oct 23, 2015, 2:11 PM EST

USA Today

ALCS GAME 6: TORONTO BLUE JAYS AT KANSAS CITY ROYALS

Series: Royals lead 3-2
Where:
 Kaufmann Stadium, Kansas City
Gametime: 8:00 p.m.
TV: FS1
Radio: ESPN Radio
Weather: Mostly cloudy, 68 degrees, wind 10 mph
Starting pitchers: TOR LHP David Price (18-5, 2.45 ERA) / KCR RHP Yordano Ventura (13-8, 4.08ERA)

The Blue Jays kept their season alive in Game 5 with a win in Toronto, but now they will have to win in Kansas City to continue playing. They will have their best pitcher, David Price, on the mound, though lately he has provided no guarantees.

Price has struggled this postseason with 13 earned runs in 16 2/3 innings. He got rocked in Game 2 by the Royals and will certainly hope for better results this time around in what could be his final start with the Blue Jays. Price is a free agent after this season.

Opposite Price will be 24-year-old Yordano Ventura, who has also found trouble in the playoffs. He has surrendered nine earned runs in three 2015 postseason outings across 12 1/3 total innings.

With a 3-2 lead in the series, the Royals can clinch their second consecutive World Series berth and a chance to play against the New York Mets. A win for the Blue Jays would set up a decisive Game 7 on Saturday night.

  1. Doc - Oct 23, 2015 at 3:10 PM

    Gooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo Jaysl!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • NatsLady - Oct 23, 2015 at 5:11 PM

      The Jays are fun to watch, but I feel the Royals have a better chance against the Mets.

      • Doc - Oct 23, 2015 at 9:42 PM

        NL you might be right. Royals do small ball and Mets pitchers, as good as they are, don’t have the infield defense to defend against it.

    • natsfan1a - Oct 24, 2015 at 8:15 AM

      Was rooting for the Jays in the ALCS, but I also have a feeling the Royals can do better against the Mets. Go, Royals! (Sorry, Doc.)

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