World Series Play-by-Play: Game 1

New York Mets' Lucas Duda is congratulated by Yoenis Cespedes, left, and Curtis Granderson, right, after hitting a three-run home run during the first inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series against the Chicago Cubs Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Play-by-play of Game 1 of the 2015 World Series between the New York Mets and the Kansas City Royals :

Lineups
Mets: Curtis Granderson (rf), David Wright (3b), Daniel Murphy (2b), Yoenis Cespedes (cf), Lucas Duda (1b), Travis d’Arnaud (c), Michael Conforto (lf), Wilmer Flores (ss), Kelly Johnson (dh), Matt Harvey (rhp).

Royals: Alcides Escobar (ss), Ben Zobrist (2b), Lorenzo Cain (cf), Eric Hosmer (1b), Kendrys Morales (dh), Mike Moustakas (3b), Salvador Perez (c), Alex Gordon (lf), Alex Rios (rf), Edinson Volquez (rhp).

Umpires— Home, Bill Welke; First, Mark Carlson; Second, Mike Winters; Third, Jim Wolf; Left Alfonso Marquez, Right, Gary Cederstrom.; Replay, Mike Everitt.

Official Scorers— David Boyce (Royals official scorer), Tom Gage (no affiliation), Jeff Passan (Yahoo! Sports)

First Pitch— 8:10 p.m. EDT.

Mets First: Volquez pitching. Granderson flied out to left fielder Gordon. Wright flied out to right fielder Rios in foul territory. Murphy struck out swinging.

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 left on. Mets 0, Royals 0.

Royals First: Harvey pitching. Escobar on the first pitch hits an in-side-the-park home run to left-center. Zobrist flied out to center fielder Cespedes. Cain flied out to center fielder Cespedes. Hosmer walked. Morales grounded out to first baseman Duda.

1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 left on. Royals 1, Mets 0.

Mets Second: Cespedes grounded out third baseman Moustakas to first baseman Hosmer. Duda grounded out third baseman Moustakas to first baseman Hosmer. d’Arnaud popped out to second baseman Zobrist.

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 left on. Royals 1, Mets 0.

Royals Second: Moustakas flied out to left fielder Conforto. Perez singled to center. Gordon walked, Perez to second. Rios flied out to center fielder Cespedes. Escobar grounded out to third baseman Wright to first baseman Duda.

0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 left on. Royals 1, Mets 0.

Mets Third: Conforto grounded out first baseman Hosmer to pitcher Volquez. Flores lined out to left fielder Gordon. Johnson hit-by-pitch. Granderson walked, Johnson to second. Wright struck out looking.

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 left on. Royals 1, Mets 0.

Royals Third: Zobrist popped out to shortstop Flores. Cain flied out to right fielder Granderson. Hosmer grounded out to shortstop Flores to first baseman Duda.

0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 left on. Royals 1, Mets 0.

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