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Daniel Murphy's home run powers Mets past Cubs, 4-1, in Game 2 of NLCS

Daniel Murphy's home run powers Mets past Cubs, 4-1, in Game 2 of NLCS

— Daniel Murphy hit a home run to provide an early lead for Noah Syndergaard, and the New York Mets got past Jake Arrieta and the Chicago Cubs, 4-1, Sunday night for a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven National League Championship Series.

"We've beaten some of the best the game has to offer," Mets third baseman David Wright said.

Murphy hit a home run for the fourth consecutive game, this time a two-run drive just inside the right-field foul pole in a three-run first inning against Arrieta, who led the majors with 22 victories.

"We're having a whole lot of fun right now," said Murphy, who hit a home run in the first inning for the second consecutive...

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