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Mets sweep Cubs to barge into World Series

Associated Press

CHICAGO — The New York Mets booked a place in the World Series with an 8-3 victory on Wednesday that completed a 4-0 series sweep of the Chicago Cubs.

Daniel Murphy hit a home run for the sixth straight playoff game to set a new major league record and help the Mets into the World Series for the first time in 15 years.

They will meet the winner of the American League Championship Series which stands at 3-2 in favor of Kansas City after Toronto won 7-1 on Wednesday to stay alive and send the series back to Kansas City.

AMERICAN LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES

CHICAGO CUBS

CITY

DANIEL MURPHY

KANSAS

KANSAS CITY

LEAGUE

METS

NEW YORK METS

SERIES

WORLD SERIES

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