• Nationals seek eighth straight win behind Jackson

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Aug 11, 2012
    The 28-year-old right-hander will take the mound for the Nationals on Saturday at Chase Field, looking for his first win against the D-backs since they dealt him at the 2010 Trade Deadline not to mention the Nats' eighth straight victory. With Stephen Strasburg, Gio Gonzalez and Jordan Zimmermann ahead of him in the Nationals' rotation, it's easy for Edwin Jackson to go unnoticed. Edwin Jackson struggled early on, allowing four runs over the first three innings, but settled down after that. The five-run fifth inning that put Washington ahead of Arizona was a perfect example of how dangerous or, from Johnson's perspective, fun the Nats' lineup has become.
    Source: MLB.com
    • Nats rally past D-backs for eighth straight win

      Jesus Flores' RBI single wrapped up a five-run fifth as the Nationals rallied against D-backs All-Star lefty Wade Miley to pick up their eighth consecutive victory on Saturday night in Phoenix.
      Source: MLB.com

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