New York Mets advance to World Series (Photos)

New York Mets' Daniel Murphy celebrates after hitting a two-run home run during the eighth inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series against the Chicago Cubs Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
New York Mets’ Daniel Murphy celebrates after hitting a two-run home run during the eighth inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series against the Chicago Cubs Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) (AP)
New York Mets' Daniel Murphy celebrates with teammate David Wright after hitting a two-run home run during the eighth inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series against the Chicago Cubs Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
New York Mets’ Daniel Murphy celebrates with teammate David Wright after hitting a two-run home run during the eighth inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series against the Chicago Cubs Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) (AP)
New York Mets' Daniel Murphy celebrates after hitting a two-run home run during the eighth inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series against the Chicago Cubs Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
New York Mets’ Daniel Murphy celebrates after hitting a two-run home run during the eighth inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series against the Chicago Cubs Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) (AP)
New York Mets' Daniel Murphy hits a two-run home run during the eighth inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series against the Chicago Cubs Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
New York Mets’ Daniel Murphy hits a two-run home run during the eighth inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series against the Chicago Cubs Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Goldman) (AP)
New York Mets' Daniel Murphy celebrates after hitting a two-run home run during the eighth inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series against the Chicago Cubs Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
New York Mets’ Daniel Murphy celebrates after hitting a two-run home run during the eighth inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series against the Chicago Cubs Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) (AP)
New York Mets' Daniel Murphy rounds first after hitting a home run during the eighth inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series against the Chicago Cubs Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, in Chicago.  (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
New York Mets’ Daniel Murphy rounds first after hitting a home run during the eighth inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series against the Chicago Cubs Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) (AP)
Chicago Cubs pitcher Jason Hammel sits in the dugout after being taken out of the game during the second inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series against the New York Mets Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Chicago Cubs pitcher Jason Hammel sits in the dugout after being taken out of the game during the second inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series against the New York Mets Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) (AP)
Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon talks to players in the dugout during the second inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series against the New York Mets Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon talks to players in the dugout during the second inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series against the New York Mets Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh) (AP)
New York Mets' Lucas Duda is congratulated by Yoenis Cespedes, left, and Curtis Granderson, right, after hitting a three-run home run during the first inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series against the Chicago Cubs Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
New York Mets’ Lucas Duda is congratulated by Yoenis Cespedes, left, and Curtis Granderson, right, after hitting a three-run home run during the first inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series against the Chicago Cubs Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) (AP)
New York Mets' Lucas Duda is congratulated in the dugout after hitting a three-run home run during the first inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series against the Chicago Cubs Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
New York Mets’ Lucas Duda is congratulated in the dugout after hitting a three-run home run during the first inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series against the Chicago Cubs Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) (AP)
New York Mets' Lucas Duda hits a three-run home run during the first inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series against the Chicago Cubs Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
New York Mets’ Lucas Duda hits a three-run home run during the first inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series against the Chicago Cubs Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) (AP)
(1/11)
New York Mets' Daniel Murphy celebrates after hitting a two-run home run during the eighth inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series against the Chicago Cubs Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
New York Mets' Daniel Murphy celebrates with teammate David Wright after hitting a two-run home run during the eighth inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series against the Chicago Cubs Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
New York Mets' Daniel Murphy celebrates after hitting a two-run home run during the eighth inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series against the Chicago Cubs Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
New York Mets' Daniel Murphy hits a two-run home run during the eighth inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series against the Chicago Cubs Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
New York Mets' Daniel Murphy celebrates after hitting a two-run home run during the eighth inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series against the Chicago Cubs Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
New York Mets' Daniel Murphy rounds first after hitting a home run during the eighth inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series against the Chicago Cubs Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, in Chicago.  (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Chicago Cubs pitcher Jason Hammel sits in the dugout after being taken out of the game during the second inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series against the New York Mets Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon talks to players in the dugout during the second inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series against the New York Mets Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
New York Mets' Lucas Duda is congratulated by Yoenis Cespedes, left, and Curtis Granderson, right, after hitting a three-run home run during the first inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series against the Chicago Cubs Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
New York Mets' Lucas Duda is congratulated in the dugout after hitting a three-run home run during the first inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series against the Chicago Cubs Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
New York Mets' Lucas Duda hits a three-run home run during the first inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series against the Chicago Cubs Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

WASHINGTON — Sweep complete. The New York Mets have advanced to the World Series for the first time since 2000.

The Mets beat the Chicago Cubs 8-3 Wednesday night, winning the National League Championship Series four-games-to-none.

Lucas Duda and Travis d’Arnaud hit back-to-back homers in a four-run first inning as the Mets never trailed at any point in the series.

Daniel Murphy homered for the sixth-straight postseason game, a new Major League record.

Follow @WTOP on Twitter and WTOP on Facebook.

© 2015 WTOP. All Rights Reserved.

More from WTOP

Log in to your WTOP account for notifications and alerts customized for you.

Sign up