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KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 27:  Edinson Volquez #36 of the Kansas City Royals reacts in the fifth inning against the New York Mets during Game One of the 2015 World Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 27, 2015 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 27:  Edinson Volquez #36 of the Kansas City Royals reacts in the fifth inning against the New York Mets during Game One of the 2015 World Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 27, 2015 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

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The father of Kansas City Royals pitcher Edinson Volquez died hours before the game started. Volquez pitched for six innings against the New York Mets. It's unclear whether he knew of his loss during the game.

Royals manager: Volquez's family wanted him to pitch

The father of Kansas City Royals pitcher Edinson Volquez died hours before the game started. Volquez pitched for six innings against the New York Mets. It's unclear whether he knew of his loss during the game.