Projected stats for the rest of the season as calculated by PECOTA, Baseball Prospectus' proprietary system that projects player performance based on comparisons with historical player-seasons
Projected end-of-season stats, combining year-to-date stats with PECOTA projected stats for the remainder of the season
The Nationals activated veteran reliever David Carpenter on Friday, one day after acquiring him from the Yankees.
Nationals closer Rafael Soriano will take two days off and then have a bullpen session by Monday to work on his mechanics. He is trying to fix his slider, which has given him problems after the All-Star break.