Baseball: Cubs advance to National League Championship Series


The Chicago Cubs made history by clinching a post-season series at Wrigley Field for the first time. They beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-4 in front of a raucous crowd, with homers from Kyle Schwarber, Anthony Rizzo and Javier Buyez.Meanwhile, the National League Division Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the New York Mets will go to a decider, after the Dodgers won 3-1 in New York to tie the series at 2-2. Pitcher Clayton Kershaw was key to the victory, shutting down the Mets for seven innings. They’ll now go back to LA for the decider on Friday morning, for the right to face the Chicago Cubs in the NL Championship Series.

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