Span gets RBI single in 14th, lifts Giants over Rockies 4-3

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Denard Span singled home Gorkys Hernandez with two outs in the 14th inning, lifting the San Francisco Giants over the Colorado Rockies 4-3 on Tuesday night. The Giants went cold after Kelby Tomlinson’s tying single in the eighth inning before rallying to win off Chad Qualls (1-1). Hernandez lined a one-out double over the head of left fielder Ian Desmond...
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Span, Panik becoming strong 1-2 punch

Denard Span and Joe Panik, who have thrived unnoticed in recent weeks, finally paced an offensive effort that was illuminated by a victory. In the Giants' 9-2 triumph Monday over the Rockies, they each went 2-for-4 and scored twice. Panik collected two RBIs and Span drove in one run.
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For Giants, failure to act could be the gravest error in a season full of them

If there has been one overused theme so far this season, it's that 2017 is a summer of great parity in Major League Baseball. Or at least, that is the sunny side up, glass half full version angle, because it has been a season where drastic cases of inconsistency and flat-out missed expectations have forced parity to the plate. While the spotlight has been on the struggles of the...
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It’s not even June, but the San Francisco Giants are probably screwed

After a 2-0 loss at home to the Atlanta Braves on Friday night, the San Francisco Giants now have a record of 20-30, good for the fourth-worst record in MLB. They’re better than that, and will likely soon play better than that.The Colorado Rockies (32-18) and Arizona Diamondbacks (31-19) are owners of the top two records in the National League. While they appear to be legitimately...
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May 27, 2017  |  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...
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January 08, 2016  |  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...
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April 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Nationals Lose Span To Injury

The injury bug continues to plague the Nationals outfield, as outfielder Denard Span had surgery today and may miss the first month of the season. Everything went well with the surgery. #godisgood — Denard Span (@thisisdspan) March 9, 2015 .@Nationals @thisisdspan undergoes surgery on right core muscle, doubtful for #OpeningDay:
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March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals rumors: Fielding needs and concerns for the offseason

Ian Desmond The Washington Nationals have a lot to think about during their offseason. Currently there are major needs to resign a few of the key fielders as well as questions for players that are already signed for the upcoming season. Here are some things for the Washington Nationals to think about for 2015. Locking down Ian Desmond Ian Desmond has been a crucial part of the Nationals...
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Nats exercise 2015 option for Denard Span

Center field will be patrolled by a familiar face in 2015 for the Washington Nationals.  According to Washington Post reporter Adam Kilgore, Denard Span will return after the Nationals exercised a 2015 contract option for $9 million. The move is not all that surprising.  Span had a terrific 2014 season batting .302 over 147 games with a solid .355 on base percentage.  At the plate...
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October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals: 3 reasons Denard Span will carry the Nationals through October

Denard Span Denard Span has only been with the Washington Nationals for two short years but he has made every minute of it count. Span has been in the majors since 2008 and has made a name for himself on the Nationals in the 2014 season. In the short amount of time he has been in Washington he has become an asset to the Nationals. Here are the three top reasons Denard Span will carry...
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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