Washington Nationals starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Photo by: Jeff Roberson

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)