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World Series Game 6 GameThread: San Francisco Giants at Kansas City Royals

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The World Series is back in Kansas City tonight for Game 6. The San Francisco Giants take a 3-2 lead over the Royals into tonight's game in Kauffman Stadium. Yordano Ventura vs Jake Peavy at 8:00 PM EDT from KC.

Jamie Squire

The San Francisco Giants' 5-0 win in Game 5 of the 110th World Series left them one victory away from a series win.

The series shifts back to Kansas City tonight where it's Yordano Ventura on the mound against Jake Peavy at 8:00 PM EDT.

Royals' skipper Ned Yost talked last night about being comfortable coming back to Kauffman Stadium a game down to the Giants at 3-2.

"I'd be maybe slightly more concerned if we were going to San Francisco, but we're not," Yost told reporters.

"We're here in our home park, where we have a real comfort level. We have Ventura on the mound. We like that. We've got Billy [Butler] back. We've got Nori [Aoki's] offense back, so we're just going to go out and play the game."

Knowing that there's no tomorrow if they don't beat the Giants tonight won't change the Royals' skipper's approach to tonight's game, however.

It's not going to impact anything," Yost said.

"We're going to go just like we've been going this whole playoffs. We're going to do anything we can do to win a ballgame. Nothing's going to be different. We're not holding anybody back."

Can the Royals live to play another day? We'll find out tonight...

World Series Game 6 Lineups:

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS KANSAS CITY ROYALS
Gregor Blanco - CF Alcides Escobar - SS
Joe Panik - 2B Norichika Aoki - RF
Buster Posey - C Lorenzo Cain - CF
Pablo Sandoval - 3B Eric Hosmer - 1B
Hunter Pence - RF Billy Butler - DH
Brandon Belt - 1B Alex Gordon - LF
Mike Morse - DH Salvador Perez - C
Travis Ishikawa - LF Mike Moustakas - 3B
Brandon Crawford - SS Omar Infante - 2B
Jake Peavy - RHP Yordano Ventura - RHP

• Ventura vs the Giants:

Name PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Gregor Blanco 3 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 .333 .333 1.333 1.667 0 0 0 0 0
Joe Panik 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 0 0 0 0
Hunter Pence 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 0 0 0 0
Buster Posey 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 0 0 0 0
Pablo Sandoval 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .667 1.000 0 0 0 0 0
Brandon Belt 2 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 .500 .500 1.000 1.500 0 0 0 0 0
Brandon Crawford 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Travis Ishikawa 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0 0 0 0 0
Mike Morse 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 23 23 8 2 0 1 2 0 2 .348 .348 .565 .913 0 0 0 0 0
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Generated 10/28/2014.

• Peavy vs the Royals:

Name PA AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SH SF IBB HBP GDP missG
Billy Butler 39 35 15 1 0 3 9 3 7 .429 .487 .714 1.201 0 0 1 1 0
Alex Gordon 31 30 10 2 0 1 5 1 8 .333 .355 .500 .855 0 0 0 0 1
Eric Hosmer 27 22 4 0 0 1 1 5 4 .182 .333 .318 .652 0 0 1 0 1
Mike Moustakas 27 24 5 1 0 0 3 1 4 .208 .222 .250 .472 0 2 0 0 0
Josh Willingham 26 21 2 1 0 0 1 4 6 .095 .269 .143 .412 0 0 0 1 3
Alcides Escobar 25 25 11 1 1 2 9 0 3 .440 .440 .800 1.240 0 0 0 0 0
Salvador Perez 11 11 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 .182 .182 .273 .455 0 0 0 0 0
Omar Infante 9 9 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .556 .889 0 0 0 0 0
Lorenzo Cain 8 8 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .375 .625 0 0 0 0 0
Jarrod Dyson 6 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 0 0 0 0
Nori Aoki 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0
Total 212 194 56 10 1 7 28 14 37 .289 .340 .459 .798 0 2 2 2 5
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Generated 10/28/2014.

• Game Time 8:00 PM EDT.