Royals rally in 8th, beat Mets to take 3-1 lead

Kansas City Royals' Ben Zobrist (18) celebrates after

Kansas City Royals' Ben Zobrist (18) celebrates after scoring on New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy's fielding error during the eighth inning of Game 4 of the Major League Baseball World Series Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) (Credit: AP)

QUEENS - (AP) -- The Kansas City Royals rallied for three runs in the eighth inning after second baseman Daniel Murphy's error and startled the New York Mets 5-3 Saturday night for a 3-1 lead in the World Series.

The Royals posted their seventh postseason comeback win this October. Now, one more victory in November will clinch their first crown since 1985.

Edinson Volquez, who pitched Game 1 for Kansas City only hours after his father died, has returned from the funeral and will start Game 5 Sunday night. Matt Harvey starts for the Mets.

Mets rookie Michael Conforto hit two home runs, and a sellout crowd kept getting louder and louder on Halloween night. But the fans at Citi Field gasped, then went silent after Murphy's misplay.

Murphy let Eric Hosmer's grounder go under his glove with one out, allowing the tying run to score. Mike Moustakas and Salvador Perez followed with RBI singles.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Top 5 Must See

The incident occurred near Merrick Road and Harbor 1 Officials: 2 struck by car in Massapequa
The vigil for Banegas took place at the 2 Vigil held for victim in Central Islip Park killing
Police say two men were killed Saturday in 3 Police: 2 killed in West Babylon crash
Police say a motorcyclist was killed in a 4 Manorville man killed in motorcycle crash
State police say a man allegedly exposed himself 5 Man exposes himself to 3 women running near Bethpage State Parkway

advertisement | advertise on News 12

More News

Expanded Coverage: Mets in the World Series Expanded Coverage: Mets in the World Series

The Mets are headed to the World Series.

The Modell's Sporting Goods store in Stamford saw Mets fans line up for postseason gear

New York Mets fans hit sporting goods retailers in droves after the team swept the

Kansas City Royals celebrates their 4-3 win against Mets to face Royals in World Series

The Royals open the World Series on Tuesday night against the New York Mets, trying

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE