Among Saturday's busy sports schedule were several MLB Playoff games including Game 2 between the Chicago Cubs and Washington Nationals. Despite finding themselves down throughout most of the game, the Nationals had a huge eighth inning which featured five runs to complete a comeback victory. Ryan Zimmerman and Bryce Harper were among the stars of the game. Here's the latest Cubs vs. Nationals game recap with top players, stats, and what's up next for this series.

Game 2 recap

Early on in today's game, the Washington Nationals held a 1-0 lead after the first, but the Chicago Cubs tied it up in the second. Chicago scored another two runs in the fourth to take over the game for a 3-1 lead.

That would hold up through the eighth when the Washington Nationals exploded for five runs in the inning to take over the game.

Catalysts for today's win included Bryce Harper and Ryan Zimmerman. The Nationals first baseman went 2-for-4 and had three RBI while Harper was 1-for-4 with two RBI. Anthony Rendon was 1-for-3 with two runs scored. All three of these players hit home runs in the game with Harper and Rendon's each coming with a man on base.

On the other side, the Chicago Cubs received solo home runs from Anthony Rizzo and Wilson Contreras. For the game, Kris Bryant was 2-for-4 with a run scored while Rizzo was 1-for-4 with two RBI. Contreras went 1-for-2 with the only other Chicago RBI for the game.

Picking up today's victory for the Nationals was Oliver Perez. He only worked for less than an inning but was on at the right time.

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Sean Doolittle worked one inning for the Nationals and earned today's save, while Chicago's Carl Edwards Jr. received the loss after giving up the runs in the eighth. Starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez went five innings for the Nationals striking out six but also gave up three runs and the lead to Chicago early on.

What's up next?

The National League Division Series between the Nationals and Cubs is now knotted up at 1-1. Game 3 is coming up on Monday night in Chicago beginning at 4:08 p.m. Eastern Time. Getting the starting pitcher nods will be Max Scherzer (16-6) for Washington and Carlos Quintana (11-11) for Chicago.

They'll play Game 4 on Tuesday in Chicago at 5:38 p.m. Eastern Time. So far, only Jake Arrieta is scheduled for pitching for the Cubs. If there's a Game 5 that takes place on Thursday, October 12th at 5:38 p.m. Eastern Time. All three of the upcoming games are scheduled to be televised on the TBS channel.