Video: Jeurys Familia strikes out Howie Kendrick to send the Mets to the NLCS

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The Mets defeated the Dodgers 3-2 in Game 5 of the NLDS on Thursday night to advance to the NLCS against the Cubs.

Jeurys Familia converted the first six-out save of his career to lock down the victory. The final out was a swinging strikeout of Howie Kendrick.

Watch the strikeout and the celebration below…

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After posting a 1.85 ERA with 43 saves during the regular season, Familia retired all 16 batters he faced during the NLDS. Quite a year for him. And it’s not over yet.