FINAL: Cubs fall to Mets 4-2 in Game 1 of the NLCS

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Starlin Castro #13 of the Chicago Cubs gets tagged out at home plate by Travis d'Arnaud #7 of the New York Mets after a single hit by Javier Baez #9 of the Chicago Cubs in the fifth inning during game one of the 2015 MLB National League Championship Series at Citi Field on October 17, 2015 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

NEW YORK — The Chicago Cubs are ready to party like it’s 2003.

The Cubs are in New York Saturday to take on the Mets in the team’s first NLCS appearance in 12 years.

Lefty Jon Lester will start for the Cubs. The Mets are expected to counter with Matt Harvey.

Shortstop Addison Russell has been ruled out of the entire series for the Cubs due to a hamstring injury.

First pitch is at 7:07 p.m. central.

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