The results for the 2015 NL Cy Young award were announced on Wednesday night with Max Scherzer placing fifth in voting, his first year with the Nationals.
After joining the Nationals in a June trade and appearing in only eight games with the team, right-hander David Carpenter will now test free agency.
Age on Opening Day 2016: 31
How acquired: Trade with Rays, Feb. 2014
MLB service time: 4 years, 138 days
The Nationals' disappointing 2015 season was followed by a long list of casualties.
Despite their 83-79 record and well-documented failings in 2015, the Nationals' managerial opening remained an attractive one this offseason.