"This team likes the fastball," said Alcides Escobar, the American League Championship Series MVP and first batter Syndergaard will face.
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"For me, from shortstop, that's a strike," Escobar said. "I don't know if right behind home plate they see it different but from shortstop it looked like a strike."
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