Found October 10, 2012 on The Outside Corner:
The Cardinals smashed the Nationals 8-0 in game three of their NL Division Series matchup, taking a 2-1 lead in the series. St Louis jumped all over Edwin Jackson, a starter for last year's Cardinals World Championship team, scoring four runs on six hits over the first two innings of the game. A three-run homer by rookie shortstop Pete Kozma was the big blow that stretched the Cardinals' lead from one run to four runs. But after that second inning, Jackson substantially calmed down. After the second inning, Jackson allowed two hits and one walk in three scoreless innings while tallying all four of his strikeouts in the game. However, despite Jackson calming down after the rough start, Washington's offense couldn't put any runs on the board against Cardinals starter Chris Carpenter. In his 5 2/3 innings, Carpenter didn't allow a run, and allowed just one extra base hit (a double to Ian Desmond). The Nationals had opportunities to score, particular in the firs...
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