World Series Play-by-Play, Game 1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Play-by-play of Game 1 of the 2015 World Series between the New York Mets and the Kansas City Royals :

Mets: Curtis Granderson (rf), David Wright (3b), Daniel Murphy (2b), Yoenis Cespedes (cf), Lucas Duda (1b), Travis d'Arnaud (c), Michael Conforto (lf), Wilmer Flores (ss), Kelly Johnson (dh), Matt Harvey (rhp).

Royals: Alcides Escobar (ss), Ben Zobrist (2b), Lorenzo Cain (cf), Eric Hosmer (1b), Kendrys Morales (dh), Mike Moustakas (3b), Salvador Perez (c), Alex Gordon (lf), Alex Rios (rf), Edinson Volquez (rhp).

Umpires— Home, Bill Welke; First, Mark Carlson; Second, Mike Winters; Third, Jim Wolf; Left Alfonso Marquez, Right, Gary Cederstrom.; Replay, Mike Everitt.

Official Scorers— David Boyce (Royals official scorer), Tom Gage (no affiliation), Jeff Passan (Yahoo! Sports)

First Pitch— 8:10 p.m. EDT.

Mets First: Volquez pitching. Granderson flied out to left fielder Gordon. Wright flied out to right fielder Rios in foul territory. Murphy struck out swinging.

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 left on. Mets 0, Royals 0.

Royals First: Harvey pitching. Escobar on the first pitch hits an in-side-the-park home run to left-center. Zobrist flied out to center fielder Cespedes. Cain flied out to center fielder Cespedes. Hosmer walked. Morales grounded out to first baseman Duda.

1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 left on. Royals 1, Mets 0.

Mets Second: Cespedes grounded out third baseman Moustakas to first baseman Hosmer. Duda grounded out third baseman Moustakas to first baseman Hosmer. d'Arnaud popped out to second baseman Zobrist.

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 left on. Royals 1, Mets 0.

Royals Second: Moustakas flied out to left fielder Conforto. Perez singled to center. Gordon walked, Perez to second. Rios flied out to center fielder Cespedes. Escobar grounded out to third baseman Wright to first baseman Duda.

0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 left on. Royals 1, Mets 0.

Mets Third: Conforto grounded out first baseman Hosmer to pitcher Volquez. Flores lined out to left fielder Gordon. Johnson hit-by-pitch. Granderson walked, Johnson to second. Wright struck out looking.

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 left on. Royals 1, Mets 0.

Royals Third: Zobrist popped out to shortstop Flores. Cain flied out to right fielder Granderson. Hosmer grounded out to shortstop Flores to first baseman Duda.

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 left on. Royals 1, Mets 0.

Mets Fourth: Murphy singled to center. Cespedes popped out to second baseman Zobrist. Duda singled to right, Murphy to third. d'Arnaud infield single to third, Murphy scored, Duda to second. Conforto popped out to third baseman Moustakas in foul territory. Flores grounded into a force out, shortstop Escobar to second baseman Zobrist, d'Arnaud out at second.

1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 left on. Royals 1, Mets 1.

Royals Fourth: Morales struck out looking. Moustakas flied out to right fielder Granderson. Perez lined out to third baseman Wright.

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 left on. Royals 1, Mets 1.

Mets Fifth: Johnson grounded out to shortstop Escobar to first baseman Hosmer. Granderson on a 1-2 pitch, homered to right. Wright grounded out to second baseman Zobrist to first baseman Hosmer. Murphy grounded out to second baseman Zobrist to first baseman Hosmer.

1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 left on. Mets 2, Royals 1.

Royals Fifth: Gordon struck out swinging. Rios flied out to left fielder Conforto. Escobar grounded out to shortstop Flores to first baseman Duda.

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 left on. Mets 2, Royals 1.

Mets Sixth: Cespedes singled to center. Duda singled to right, Cespedes to third. d'Arnaud struck out looking. Conforto sacrifice fly to left fielder Gordon, Cespedes scored, Duda to second on throw home. Flores grounded out to third baseman Moustakas to first baseman Hosmer.

1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 left on. Mets 3, Royals 1.

Royals Sixth: Juan Lagares in centerfield, replacing Conforto, Cespedes to left. Zobrist doubled down the right-field line. Cain singled to right, Zobrist to third. Hosmer sacrifice fly to center fielder Lagares, Zobrist scored. With Morales batting, Cain steals second. Morales grounded out to pitcher Harvey to first baseman Duda. Moustakas singled to center, Cain scored. Perez flied out to center fielder Lagares.

2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 left on. Mets 3, Royals 3.

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