Washington Nationals starting pitcher Edwin Jackson (33) throws during a baseball game with the St. Louis Cardinals at Nationals Park, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, in Washington. The Nationals won 8-1. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Photo by: Alex Brandon

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Edwin Jackson (33) throws during a baseball game with the St. Louis Cardinals at Nationals Park, Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012, in Washington. The Nationals won 8-1. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)