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Why Denard Span is a good fit with the San Francisco Giants

The newest addition to the 2016 San Francisco Giants is former Washington National Denard Span. There’s been a lot of back-and-forth since the signing about how effective he will be for the boys in orange and black. As it stands right now, he will be starting in center field, most likely batting first, knocking Angel Pagan down to the seventh or eighth spot in the lineup and moving...
January 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Giants and OF Denard Span agree to $31 million, 3-year deal

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) After addressing their holes in the pitching rotation early in free agency, the San Francisco Giants filled their biggest remaining need Thursday. The Giants agreed on a $31 million, three-year deal with free agent Denard Span, giving them the outfielder and leadoff hitter they had sought. Span passed a physical and he will be officially introduced at a news...
Via Associated Press
January 08, 2016  |  Discuss

FG on Fox: Giants Bet on Denard Span’s Talent

For the Giants, it’s easy to say this has been an offseason of risk. They’ve invested a fortune in Johnny Cueto, suggesting they aren’t too worried about his most recent second half. They’ve invested a slightly smaller fortune in Jeff Samardzija, suggesting they aren’t too worried about his most recent second half. And now, as of Thursday, they’ve invested a smaller fortune...
Via Fangraphs
January 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Giants agree to $31 million, 3-year deal with OF Denard Span

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) After addressing their holes in the pitching rotation early in free agency, the San Francisco Giants filled their biggest remaining need Thursday. The Giants agreed on a $31 million, three-year deal with free-agent outfielder Denard Span, pending a physical, giving them the center fielder and leadoff they had sought. If Span passes the physical he will be officially...
Via Associated Press
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Giants Agree To 3-Year Deal With Denard Span

According to Jon Heyman via Twitter, the San Francisco Giants have agreed on a three-year deal with free agent outfielder Denard Span. The deal is worth $31 million guaranteed, includes $5 million in incentives, and is pending a physical. Span had an injury plagued 2015, playing in only 61 games for the Nationals. However, he was effective when healthy and batted .301 with a .365...
Via Mets Merized Online
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Denard Span shows he is healthy by posting workout video

Due to various injuries, Denard Span played in just 61 games last season. The veteran outfielder is currently a free agent and in case any teams are wondering the status of his health, Span is aiming to put any concerns to rest. Span posted a video to his Twitter account on Monday showing himself jumping hurdles as part of a workout along with the caption “I’m just sayin.” I'm jus sayin
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Denard Span heading to DL again, season appears finished

By TOC Locker Denard Span’s 2015 appears to be ending with a whimper. According to Mark Zuckerman of CSN Washington, Span is heading to the DL for the third time this season, and this time, it’s because of a sore hip. Span is out again, this time with inflammation in his left hip suffered as he attempted to return from a lower back injury that sidelined him the previous seven...
Via The Outside Corner
August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Why the Washington Nationals should hold at the trade deadline

Many playoff contenders attempt to acquire talent at the trade deadline in hopes of filling a glaring hole within the organization. The Washington Nationals, however, find themselves in a different position; a position in which the best option for the team would be to hold off on any major transactions at the trade deadline. Buying is not a viable option for the Nats at the deadline...
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

When Denard Span saw Mike Tyson at the mall...

The biggest news of the Washington Nationals' off-day on Monday? Had to be Denard Span seeing Mike Tyson at the mall, right? Just seen iron mike tyson in the mall. Ain't gon lie I was a little scared to say what's up lol — Denard Span (@thisisdspan) June 2, 2014 We're not sure what mall Span was at, but it's certainly understandable for a guy with a history of concussions...
Via Nationals Enquirer
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch Denard Span's fantastic falling-down basket catch on Tal's Hill

What's not to love about the basket catch Denard Span made while falling down on Tal's Hill Tuesday night in Houston? The other best part - moments before, MASN's sideline reporter Dan Kolko was talking about how Span told him before the game he was hoping he wouldn't need to deal with the stupid hill at all. It turned out OK. Span was all smiles after the fact: Related articles...
Via Nationals Enquirer
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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