Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant breaks out in win over New York Mets

New York Mets celebrate their NLCS victory over

New York Mets celebrate their NLCS victory over

Eight pitches and a trot around the diamond later, by the time he was getting fake interviewed by his teammates, they were nearly assured to win the game, at a win probability of 84.7%.

He threw 24 pitches in the first inning and walked two, yet got bailed out by a base-running lapse.

Asdrubal Cabrera had three hits for NY, but Robert Gsellman (6-7) lasted just four innings. He gave up six hits and issued one walk to go along with his seven punchouts. Jake Arrieta will miss this weekend's showdown against the Cardinals at Wrigley Field as he recovers from a strained right hamstring and the Cubs don't really know when their Cy Young Award victor will be ready to rejoin the rotation. Mike Montgomery will once again fill Jake Arrieta's spot in the series finale Thursday as Arrieta is still recovering from a Grade 1 right hamstring strain he sustained against the Pirates on Labor Day.

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Robert Gsellman struggled to just get through four innings. With two outs and runners on first and second, Bryant drove a 3-2 pitch from Gsellman to left-center for his 26th homer. They never relinquished the lead as they kept on putting leadoff on men throughout the game (in seven of eight innings they batted) and adding runs, including home runs by Kyle Schwarber and Ian Happ. Last October was one for the books for Chi-town, and Kris Bryant was a huge reason why. Then they allowed the game's first run in the top of the fourth.

"All my stuff was really good", Quintana said.

Contreras had been out since August 10 due to a right hamstring strain. Matt Harvey gets the ball, and he is 5-4 with a 5.82 ERA and 58 strikeouts this season.

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Not sure if Rizzo had a specific tweet, headline or talk show in mind - or what someone from his entourage might have heard - but the Cubs have spent each of the last 48 days atop the NL Central and the overall theme of the coverage has been saying this franchise could become a dynasty and waiting for this team to finally take control of a weak division. He allowed four runs on five hits. The left-hander has been hit-or-miss for Chicago but has now put up three straight quality starts.

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