Bryce Harper blamed himself for Tuesday's loss after letting a game-tying RBI triple sail over his head.
The Nationals closer warmed up in the ninth inning Friday, his third time getting warm in three days.
Jayson Werth became the latest National to mimic red-hot closer Rafael Soriano's postgame celebration.
Soriano, 33, is known for his quiet demeanor but is opening up to his teammates.
The Nationals closer is expected to return from New York on Tuesday morning, leaving the former closer to face the Cardinals if needed.
Davey Johnson may give closer Rafael Soriano the game off because the Nationals’ winning produced three consecutive save situations.
It's early, but let's jump into our year-to-date PITCHf/x numbers.
The Nationals new closer said he doesn't have a good feel for his slider right now and has noticed a flaw in his delivery.
The Nationals revamped bullpen has been unspectacular so far this season. Here is how two of the relievers faltered against the White Sox.
The Nationals' new closer says his tooth infection didn't bug him or affect performance. He's easing into action.