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Royals' World Series rotation: Volquez, Cueto, Ventura, Young

Oct 16, 2015; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Edinson Volquez (36) reacts after getting out of the sixth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays in game one of the ALCS at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: John Rieger-USA TODAY Sports

Oct 16, 2015; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Edinson Volquez (36) reacts after getting out of the sixth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays in game one of the ALCS at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: John Rieger-USA TODAY Sports

Edinson Volquez gets the nod for the Royals in Game 1 of the World Series.

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

Yordano Ventura will start Game 3 at Citi Field on Friday, followed by Chris Young in Game 4.

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

Volquez was 13-9 with a 3.55 ERA during the regular season and 1-2 with a 4.32 ERA during three starts in the playoffs.