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Cubs, Mets Win for 2-1 NLDS Leads

The Chicago Cubs are one victory away from advancing to the National League Division Series for the first time in 12 years after beating the St. Louis Cardinals 8-6 on Monday night. The Cubs set a postseason record of six home runs for a 2-1 lead in their best-of-five NL Division Series. The New York Mets also claimed victory Monday night, beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 13-7 for a 2-1 lead in their series.