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Notes: Jackson, DeRosa, Carroll

Mar 29, 2012, 9:48 PM EDT

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Edwin Jackson allowed one run on two hits over six strong innings.

VIERA, Fla. — Lots of tidbits to share from today's 6-3 victory over the Braves, so let's run through everything…

Five days removed from a shellacking in Sarasota, Edwin Jackson was fantastic. The right-hander allowed just one run on two hits over six strong innings and was pleased with the approach he took in his second-to-last tune-up of camp.

"I know spring has been kinda up and down," he said. "But I'm just trying to go out with a little bit more focus and a little bit more [regular] season mentality."

Jackson, who was tagged by the Orioles on Saturday for 10 runs (seven earned) and 12 hits in only 3 2/3 innings, was sharp throughout this start. He retired 10 consecutive batters at one point, issued only one walk and was efficient enough to get through six innings without reaching his pitch limit of 85.

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  1. Hondo69 - Mar 29, 2012 at 9:52 PM

    This game is being televised live at 6pm on DirecTV Ch. 663 (Fox Sports Detroit)and also on MLB.TV.

  2. NatsLady - Mar 29, 2012 at 9:56 PM

    Why this late in the spring are the Nats playing a split-squad game tonight? Is it a "favor" to the Tigers, or because it was already scheduled?

  3. Anonymous - Mar 29, 2012 at 10:05 PM

    Good chance for Scherzer to pad his spring numbers.

  4. Anonymous - Mar 29, 2012 at 10:36 PM

    Hey, what ever happened to Laynce Nix?

  5. Anonymous - Mar 29, 2012 at 10:47 PM

    The Phillies signed Laynce Nix to a two-year deal.NatsFan05

  6. Ztown17 - Mar 30, 2012 at 2:05 AM

    22 hits in 3.2 innings? there's no way that's right.

  7. Manassas Nats Fan - Mar 30, 2012 at 12:07 PM

    Lamardozzi lead the way and Clippard picked up the win against the Tigers 5-3 final.

  8. Section 3, My Sofa - Mar 30, 2012 at 12:29 PM

    Thanks, Manassas NF



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