Edwin Jackson, Nationals agree

Updated: February 2, 2012, 9:12 PM ET
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

The Washington Nationals have reached an agreement on a one-year deal with free-agent pitcher Edwin Jackson.

Jackson, 28, is 60-60 with a 4.46 ERA in 10 seasons with Tampa Bay, the Dodgers, the White Sox, Arizona, St. Louis and Detroit. He was one of the top two free-agent pitchers still available on the market along with Roy Oswalt.

"We saw an opportunity here to acquire a young, hard-throwing, power-pitching, innings-eating type of starting pitcher, and we thought it was good ...

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