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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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Yordano Ventura has thrown 56 fastballs out of 78 pitches in his first five innings of work. All five of his hits allowed have been off his fastballs.

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BRINGING THE HEAT IN OCTOBER

The temperature may have cooled, but Yordano Ventura's fastball is hot. Through four innings, his fastball has averaged 96.5 MPH, a shade below his 2014 average of 96.8.

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