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Jonathan Herrera singled home the tiebreaking run in the 11th inning, and David Ross followed with a bases-loaded double that sent the Chicago Cubs to a 7-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night.
Anthony Rizzo homered, doubled and started Chicago's winning rally with a single off Burke Badenhop (0-1) as the Reds' bullpen failed again.
Starting pitcher Travis Wood drove in the final run with a pinch-hit grounder.
Jon Lester, the Cubs' biggest offseason acquisition, remained winless in four starts.
Leake gave up Rizzo's two-run homer in the fourth and Chris Coghlan's solo shot in the seventh that tied it at 3.
John Wall drew choruses of "M-V-P!" from the crowd by producing 19 points and 15 assists, 37-year-old Paul Pierce hit two key late 3-pointers, and the Washington Wizards closed in on a first-round playoff sweep by beating the Toronto Raptors 106-99 on Friday night.
Six Wizards scored in double figures, including Marcin Gortat, who had 24 points and 13 rebounds.
No team has ever come back from a 3-0 deficit to win an NBA postseason series.
Over the past two postseasons, the Wizards are 7-1 on the road — Randy Wittman is the first NBA coach to begin his playoff career that way — but they entered Friday with a 1-4 mark in Washington during that span.
The Raptors won all three regular-season meetings between the teams, but Toronto has not been the same squad in this series.
After one easy layup set up by Wall, Gortat patted his point guard in the back of the head to say thanks.
 a reverse layup by Gortat off another assist by Wall made Washington's lead 54-48 at halftime.
4 errors, lack of offense doom Braves in 1-0 loss to Phils
Freddie Freeman mishandled Ben Revere's ground ball to first, allowing Freddy Galvis to score in the ninth to give the Phillies a 1-0 win on Friday night.
Aaron Harang struck out six and walked one while allowing just two hits in eight shutout innings.
The Braves got their only hits in the fifth inning when A.