The Kansas City Royals are World Series champions for the first time in 30 years.
Christian Colon’s (cuh-LOAN’s) go-ahead RBI single in the top of the 12th helped give the Royals a 7-2 win over the Mets in Game Five in New York.
Lorenzo Cain hit a three-run double in the 12th for Kansas City, who scored twice in the ninth inning to tie the game.
The Royals captured their first World Series title since 1985.
The Mets are still in search of their first championship since 1986.
Royals catcher Salvador Perez is the Most Valuable Player of the World Series.
Perez hit .364 with three runs and an RBI in Kansas City’s five-game win over the New York Mets.
He batted .259 with four homers and eight RBIs during the postseason.
By: Mike Plourde – for Great Lakes Radio Sports