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Words exchanged after homer

Following Omar Infante's two-run homer, Salvador Perez and Hunter Strickland exchanged words as Perez waited at home plate for Infante to round the bases. Calmer heads prevailed and the Royals are up 7-2.

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Pitchers' all-time postseason starts with 5.2 IP or less:

  1. Roger Clemens, 13
  2. Andy Pettitte, Tom Glavine, 9
  3. Jake Peavy, 8

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Billy Butler knocks a ball over Brandon Crawford's head at short and Lorenzo Cain speeds home from second. The Royals have the edge 3-2.

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Peavy's postseason struggles

Jake Peavy's eight straight postseason starts of 6 IP or fewer is an MLB record. He entered tonight's game already holding the top mark.

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Billy Bunt-ler?

With two on and nobody out, Billy Butler steps to the plate. Will Ned Yost ask his No. 5 hitter to bunt in a tied Game 2?

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Jake Peavy has never completed the sixth inning in seven previous postseason starts. The longest he's gone is 5.2 IP.

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Kelvin Herrera is throwing 101 on the gun, the fastest in any postseason game since Justin Verlander threw 102 in 2011. Of his nine pitches in the sixth, Herrera hit triple digits eight times.

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Herrera Bails Out Royals In 6th

The Giants got their first glimpse of the Royals' vaunted bullpen trio as Kelvin Herrera used triple-digit heat to pitch K.C. out of a sixth-inning jam.

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Early appearance for Herrera

This is the fourth time Kelvin Herrera has pitched in the sixth inning this postseason -- he did it only seven times during the entire regular season.

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Dyson Replaces Aoki In K.C. Outfield

It has been a rough World Series for Nori Aoki, who is 0-for-7 at the plate and has also struggled in right field.

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