The Latest: Volquez to start World Series opener for Royals

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