Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg throws during batting practice at Nationals Park, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, in Washington. The Nationals are scheduled to host the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 3 of the National League division series on Wednesday. The best-of-five games series is tied 1-1. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg throws during batting practice at Nationals Park, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012, in Washington. The Nationals are scheduled to host the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 3 of the National League division series on Wednesday. The best-of-five games series is tied 1-1. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)