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Harper, Zimmerman hit 8th-inning homers as Nationals top Cubs to even series

WASHINGTON - Things were looking bleak for the Washington Nationals and their dormant offense until Bryce Harper and Ryan Zimmerman took over.

Harper hit a tying two-run homer in the eighth inning and Zimmerman tacked on a three-run shot moments later to lift the Nationals to a 6-3 comeback victory over the defending World Series champion Chicago Cubs in the NL division series on Saturday. The series is now tied 1-1.

The Nationals were in serious danger of falling behind 2-0 in

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