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Two eighth-inning home runs lead Nationals past Cubs, tie NLDS 1-1

Two eighth-inning home runs lead Nationals past Cubs, tie NLDS 1-1

As Ben Zobrist looked up hopelessly at Ryan Zimmerman's towering drive that barely cleared the left-field wall Saturday night, the Cubs were left to collectively rid themselves of the frustration of their eighth-inning collapse and the chance to rebound.

"We had them where we wanted but couldn't get the job done late in the game," left-hander Mike Montgomery said after allowing a tiebreaking three-run homer to Zimmerman that capped a five-run rally that enabled the Nationals to steal a 6-3 victory and even this best-of-five National League Division Series at one game apiece.

"You don't look at it more than that. They have a good offense. We have to do a better...

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