Lucas Duda had five RBIs and series MVP Daniel Murphy homered in a record sixth straight postseason game, as the New York Mets completed a four-game sweep of the Cubs, 8-3, in Game 4 of the National League Championship Series in Chicago on Wednesday night.
The Royals, Blue Jays, Mets and Cubs are still standing halfway through October. Which two teams are good enough to make the World Series? We’re about to find out. Here’s a preview of the 2015 American and National League Championship Series.
Daniel Murphy hit a tie-breaking solo home run off Zack Greinke in the sixth inning, and the New York Mets beat the Dodgers, 3-2, in Los Angeles on Thursday to win Game 5 of the National League Division Series and advance to the National League Championship Series for the first time since 2006.
Jose Bautista is a straight-up rock star in Toronto after his go-ahead (and ultimately game-winning) three-run home in the decisive Game 5 victory over the Texas Rangers in the American League Division Series, which was punctuated by what may be the greatest bat flip in history. But truth be known, …