The New York Mets swept the Chicago Cubs in the NLCS to advance to their first World Series since 2000. Mets rookie Steven Matz went only 4 2/3 innings in game four. Matz gave up one run on four hits striking out four in the process.

The Cubs Jason Hammel went only 1 1/3 innings pitched giving up five runs on four hits. The Mets got things going when Lucas Duda hit a three run bomb giving the Mets the early advantage.

Travis d’Arnaud followed Duda with a solo shot making it 4-0 after one.
The Mets kept things rolling in the 2nd when Lucas Duda hit a double scoring Murphy and Wright making it 6-0.  In the 8th Daniel Murphy hit a two run home run, his sixth in a row gave the Mets the 8-0 lead.

The Cubs scored in the 4th when Kyle Schwarber hit a ground ball to first scoring Anthony Rizzo. The Cubs only managed to get one run with the bases loaded with no one out. Cubs rookie Kris Bryant hit a two run home run in the 8th to make it 8-3.

Famillia came on in the 9th and recorded the final three outs of the game and the rest was history.

The New York Mets are your 2015 NATIONAL LEAUGE CHAMPIONS!

Aniello Piro

Spark Sports Analyst

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