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The Dodgers beat the Cardinals last night, which means the Nationals’ chances to clinch a playoff spot this weekend in Atlanta are pretty dim. They would have to beat the Braves twice, and the Cardinals would have to beat Los Angeles twice. It is academic at this point, anyway, but that’s the latest if you want to know how much ice you’ll need to keep the champagne cold. Today, Edwin Jackson will try to beat Tommy Hanson. Talk about the game right here.