Royals vs. Mets Game 5: Live World Series Score and Highlights

Karl Buscheck@@KarlBuscheckContributor IIINovember 1, 2015

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 27:  Edinson Volquez
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FINAL SCORE: Royals win 7-2 over the Mets

The Mets were three outs away from sending the World Series back to Kansas City. Instead, the Royals orchestrated their eighth comeback of the postseason, scoring two runs in the ninth and five in the 12th to claim the club's first Fall Classic since 1985.

The go-ahead hit came off the bat of Christian Colon who was hitting for the first time in the postseason. Salvador Perez was named the World Series MVP. The backstop led off the five-run 12th with a single before getting pinch run for and hit .364 in the series.

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