The Kansas City Royals are the 2015 World Series champions after beating the Mets in extra innings on Sunday night. The sequence of events that led to the outcome was both heartbreaking and familiar for Mets fans. More from their perspective to come. For now, check out my CBS Local recap of the decisive Game 5.
The New York Mets are down 2-0 in the World Series against the Kansas City Royals. In order to win, the Mets must win four games before the Royals win two more. Mets GM Sandy Alderson once referred to the team’s beat writers as “the citizens of Panic City.” A back-page headline in New York Thursday morning played off that phrase. But to quote Will Ferrell in Old School, “We’ve gotta keep our composure! We’ve come too far! There’s too much to lose!” Here are five reasons why Mets fans shouldn’t panic.
Many believed this would be an evenly matched, thrilling World Series, and Game 1 certainly delivered. Fans at Kaufman Stadium stretched twice before watching the Royals prevail in the 14th inning. Here are my “5 Things” from the opener, which I’ll be writing for CBS Local after every World Series game.