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Why Edwin Jackson's No-Hitter Is Bad News For The Nationals

If you follow sports going on outside of the D.C. area, than you probably heard that Edwin Jackson threw a no-hitter last night.

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It's a great accomplishment for Jackson and the Diamondbacks, but it comes at a bad time for the Nationals. Why? Ben Goessling explains:

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In other news, Arizona's Edwin Jackson just finished a no-hitter against the Rays. It's funny, because I actually heard a rumor tonight that the Nationals were exploring a trade for the talented, if erratic, right-hander. He's got a power arm and a good changeup, but he's been prone to wildness throughout his career (he threw 149 pitches tonight and walked eight), and is due to make $8.35 million next season. You'd have to think the no-hitter will raise his price, though.

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Ouch! Say goodbye to any chance of getting him in a lopsided trade this season.

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I guess we'll just have to stick with Stephen Strasburg and see if the kid pans out...

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