Mets defeat Cubs, advance to World Series

Reuters News
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Posted: Oct 21, 2015 11:42 PM

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The New York Mets completed a four-game sweep of the Chicago Cubs in the National League Championship Series with an 8-3 win on Wednesday that put them into the World Series for the first time since 2000.

The Mets will play the winner of the American League Championship Series between the Kansas City Royals and Toronto Blue Jays in the best-of-seven World Series starting on Oct. 27.

(Reporting by Larry Fine in New York; Editing by Greg Stutchbury)