Homer in 8th Leads Mets Over Cubs 4-3

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    Murphy hit a leadoff shot against reliever Kyuji Fukikawa. The Mets won two of three on their trip to Chicago.

    Daniel Murphy hit a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning and the New York Mets beat the Chicago Cubs 4-3 on Sunday for their first series win at Wrigley Field since 2007.

    Murphy hit a leadoff shot against reliever Kyuji Fukikawa. The Mets won two of three on their trip to Chicago.

    Mets rookie Juan Lagares hit first major league homer, a tying, two-run drive in the seventh against Cubs starter Travis Wood.

    Scott Rice pitched two scoreless innings. Bobby Parnell earned his sixth save.

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    Wood hit his first homer of the season and fourth of his career, clearing the left-field bleachers with a drive off Dillon Gee in the fifth to end a scoreless tie.