Washington Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman (11) gets a huge cheer from the crowd as the Washington Nationals clinch the National League East at Nationals Park, sending them into the playoffs, Washington, D.C., Monday, October 1, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Washington Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman (11) gets a huge cheer from the crowd as the Washington Nationals clinch the National League East at Nationals Park, sending them into the playoffs, Washington, D.C., Monday, October 1, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)