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Washington Nationals place Denard Span on 15-day disabled list in flurry of moves

The Washington Nationals made multiple roster moves on Friday, the biggest being Denard Span making a trip to the 15-day disabled list with back tightness. In the additional roster moves, the Nationals placed right-hander Jordan Zimmermann on the paternity list, recalled infielder Wilmer Difo from Double-A Harrisburg and reinstated right-hander Aaron Barrett from the 15-day DL. The...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Nationals CF Span placed on DL with back spasms

BALTIMORE (AP) The Washington Nationals have placed center fielder Denard Span on the 15-day disabled list, hoping an extended rest will help him recover from lingering back spasms. Span was pulled in the third inning of Monday's game against Cincinnati and has not played since. He had an MRI on Tuesday and is seeing a specialist in an effort to eliminate an injury that has plagued...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

'No chance' Denard Span plays for Nationals before All-Star break

Washington Nationals outfielder Denard Span is adamant to sort out his back issues before returning to the diamond. Span told reporters Wednesday that he has been instructed to "take it easy" while he waits to see a back specialist on Thursday to try to determine the root of his frequent back spasms. "Everything is predicated on that root," manager Matt Williams said. "It's a perplexing...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Denard Span, Yunel Escobar leave Nationals game with injuries

The injury bug must have been in the air Monday night in Washington D.C. While hosting the Cincinnati Reds for a series opener on Monday, both Nationals outfielder Denard Span and third baseman Yunel Escobar had to leave the game prematurely due to injury. The team announced after the game that Span was dealing with back spasms and Escobar suffered tightness in his left hamstring...
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Denard Span Back In Nationals’ Lineup Sunday

Center fielder Denard Span has finally rejoined the Washington Nationals. As of Sunday morning, Span has been penciled in to lead-off and play center for the team, as they take on the Philadelphia Phillies Sunday afternoon. Although no lineup is official until it is in the hands of the umpire, the Nationals have already made the corresponding move of sending down outfielder Michael...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
April 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Denard Span is on fire, here’s a breakdown

One of the most under-the-radar stories of the 2014 Major League Baseball season has been Denard Span’s ridiculous turnaround. The Washington Nationals outfielder has been on fire for the past two months after a disappointing start to the season. After going 2-for-4 against Atlanta on Sunday, Span has now reached base in 36 consecutive games, and his batting average has jumped...
Via Rumors and Rants
August 11, 2014  |  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

Video: Denard Span makes a fantastic catch into the ivy at Wrigley

Your browser does not support iframes. After losing a fly ball in the thick fog on Thursday night at Wrigley Field, it only seems fitting that Denard Span would make a fantastic leaping catch into the ivy in the first game of Saturday's doubleheader as payback. Video above. Span went on to make a nice running catch and throw to double off Anthony Rizzo just a few minutes later...
Via Nationals Enquirer
June 28, 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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