The latest on the World Series, which opens Tuesday night with the Kansas City Royals hosting the New York Mets (all times local):

1:30 p.m.

Edinson Volquez will start the World Series opener for Kansas City, followed by Johnny Cueto in Game 2.

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Royals players said Monday that Yordano Ventura will start Game 3 at Citi Field on Friday, followed by Chris Young in Game 4.

New York's rotation opens with Matt Harvey, and Jacob deGrom, Noah Syndergaard and Steven Matz follow.