Báez, Darvish Lead Cubs Over Mets

NEW YORK (AP) — Yu Darvish pitched eight masterful innings, Javier Báez homered and drove in three runs, and the Chicago Cubs topped the New York Mets 5-2 to take the opener of a pivotal three-game series in the National League wild-card race. Báez and Addison Russell each hit a two-run homer off Mets starter Marcus Stroman.