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World Series set: Mets versus Royals

Plus, the Cubs are allegedly interested in Lonnie Chisenhall and Hey Hoynsie strikes again.

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Yesterday's Baseball

Royals beat Blue Jays to head to World Series | - The Royals advanced to their second straight World Series for the first time in franchise history with a pulsating 4-3 win over the Blue Jays in Game 6 of the AL Championship Series on Friday night at Kauffman Stadium.

Lorenzo Cain never stopped running in the eighth inning, and that shouldn't surprise anyone | FOX Sports - Speed kills.

The World Series begins Tuesday and will feature the Mets versus the Royals.


The Cleveland Indians have a talented young core but need a big bat for the middle of the batting order | FOX Sports

Can injection of small ball cure offense for Cleveland Indians? Hey, Hoynsie | - It's Hey Hoynsie! Standard warning about reading the comments being dangerous to one's mental health applies.

Expect arms race for Cubs in the hunt for more Octobers | Chicago Sun-Times - Cubs beat writer notes their interest in Lonnie Chisenhall

Rating Cleveland Indians 40-man roster bottom to top for 2015: No. 20 to No. 1 | - Oufielder Michael Brantley, despite being limited to 137 games because of injuries in 2015, is the Indians top ranked player on the 40-man roster for the second straight year according to beat writer Paul Hoynes. (Note - this is the same person who graded Corey Kluber a C+ because he didn't get the winnzzz.)

Around the Horn

Why aren't people more excited about the Royals? - "I do not blame anyone for their embrace of the New York Mets. But I'd argue we've been missing the best underdog story of them all, right under our noses. Why aren't people, still, more excited about the Kansas City Royals?"

Theo Epstein: Free Agent Soothsayer | FanGraphs Baseball  - How the World Series winner may impact the free agent market.