Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg delivers a pitch against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the sixth inning of the Nationals' 9-1 victory on Aug. 10, 2012, in Phoenix. Strasburg allowed one hit and one run in six innings of work. (Associated Press)

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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg delivers a pitch against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the sixth inning of the Nationals' 9-1 victory on Aug. 10, 2012, in Phoenix. Strasburg allowed one hit and one run in six innings of work. (Associated Press)