For a couple years, the Washington Nationals were on the hunt for a center fielder. Before last year they acquired Denard Span, and fantasy owners (ourselves included) were on board with the move. Span was moving from the Twins to a World Series favorite with a burgeoning offense powered by Bryce Harper, Ryan Zimmerman, and Adam LaRoche.
Then the Nationals underachieved and Span...
MOTHER KNOWS BEST
Washington Nationals outfielder Denard Span was struggling at the plate until he spoke to his mom and she helped him with his approach at the plate.
Washington Nationals outfielder Denard Span has failed to embrace his potential since he came over to the Nats from the Twins.
On Sunday that all changed after his mom made an astute observation.
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So Denard Span made a spectaular game-saving catch on Wednesday night against the Giants, then avoided a Gatorade bath during his postgame interview with MASN's Julie Alexandria. Julie clearly tipped him off. See video here. Screencaps of the fun below:
(Screencaps via MASN/MLB.com video)
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Your browser does not support iframes. Washington Nationals center fielder Denard Span proved he make a catch in the outfield while blowing a bubble with some gum at the same time during Friday's game in D.C. Span had no trouble tracking down the fly ball by Colorado Rockies leadoff batter Dexter Fowler in the first inning and didn't lose his focus despite the potential...
Ho hum, just another fantastic catch by Denard Span, this one in the fifth inning of Friday night's Nats-Cubs game.
Meanwhile, worth your time: this profile on Span connecting with DC in Friday's CQ Rollcall.
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Washington Nationals center fielder Denard Span forgot to bring his jersey on the team's road trip to Kissimmee, Florida to take on the Houston Astros in a spring training exhibition game. As a result, Span had to wear a number 91 jersey for the game instead of his usual number 2, probably because that's all that the Nationals equipment managers had left to give him. Your...
WELL, IT IS THE WORD
A Nationals practice was interrupted on Thursday when a large bird believed to be an osprey flying overhead dropped a fish on the field, terrifying outfielder Denard Span.
Denard Span spent last night in D.C. dining at the Chophouse, and spent today Tweeting his way around town: getting shots and visiting his new place of employment and eating at Ben's Chili Bowl, capping things off by taking in the Wizards-Lakers game.
There's Span above with Mike Rizzo in a pic via @Nationals. And one more below in a pic via @thisisdspan).
The Minnesota Twins are expected to have an “active” winter
meetings next week in Nashville, and there’s belief that a trade of center
fielder Denard Span “is coming,” reports 1500 ESPN.
The same source said of next week's winter meetings in
Nashville: "Look for an active meetings." The belief is a trade of
center fielder Denard Span is coming...