Denard Span

#2 CF / Washington Nationals / EXP: 8YRS Height: 6-0 Weight: 210 lb Age: 31 College: No College Bats/Throws L/L

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    INJURY ALERT: Questionable | Hip | Questionable for start of spring training
    • by RotoWire Staff | Special to

      Denard Span: Will resume jogging in a few weeks

      Span (hip) is expected to begin jogging in a couple weeks,'s Bill Ladson reports. Span is making his way back from hip surgery, and he is nearly ready to get back up on his feet. Span will resume baseball activities several weeks after he resumes jogging, and he will have a couple months after that to get ready for spring training.

    • by Sean d'Oliveira |

      Nationals' Denard Span undergoes hip surgery

      Nationals outfielder Denard Span underwent hip surgery Tuesday, reports Span will miss the rest of the season as a result of the surgery.

    • by Marty Gitlin |

      Hip surgery to end season for Nationals CF Denard Span

      Nationals center fielder Denard Span is out for the year with a left hip injury. The team has announced that he will undergo surgery Tuesday. Span played in two games this week before headed back to the disabled list. He finishes the season with a fine slash line of .301/.365/.431 and 38 runs scored in 246 at-bats.

    • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

      Nationals CF Denard Span (hip) going back to DL on Thursday

      Two days after being activated from the disabled list, Nationals center fielder Denard Span is heading back to the DL on Thursday. The Nationals placed the oft-injured Span on the 15-day DL with left hip inflammation. Span missed about six weeks with back tightness, and this latest ailment appears to be related to that injury. It is not yet clear if Span will need more than the minimum 15 days before returning. The Nationals will announce a corresponding roster move on Friday.

    • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

      Nationals CF Denard Span (back) not starting on Thursday

      Nationals center fielder Denard Span was out of the lineup for Thursday's series-finale with the Padres due to a recurrence of his stiff back. Span just returned from a 40-game stint on the disabled list due to back tightness, but he was expected to experience residual discomfort following his activation. "We certainly want him back as quickly as possible," Manager Matt Williams said, per "If he feels good enough to go, we have to make sure we monitor it as we go."

    • by Marty Gitlin |

      Sore back has Nationals CF Denard Span out of Thursday lineup

      Nationals leadoff hitter and center fielder Denard Span is set to sit Thursday against visiting San Diego. Span played in just two games after returning from a seven-week absence due to a back injury. Matt Williams noted that his back is sore, which is the reason for his absence, per Comcast Sportsnet.

    • by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer

      Nationals' Denard Span, Yunel Escobar return to lineup Tuesday

      The Nationals will receive some reinforcements in the shape of center fielder Denard Span and infielder Yunel Escobar for Tuesday's game against the Padres. Span comes off the 15-day disabled list to start in center field and bat out of the leadoff spot. Escobar, who was dealing with a lingering neck injury, will start at third base and hit out of the fifth spot in the lineup.

    • by Elliott Smith | Staff Writer

      Nationals OF Denard Span (back) may return Tuesday

      The Nationals could receive a huge boost as they prepare for the stretch run, as center fielder Denard Span could return to the lineup as soon as Tuesday, per Span has been on the disabled list with back spasms since July 7, and without him in the lineup, Washington is 10 games under .500. He's gone 7-for-17 in six rehab appearances, which may be enough to convince the Nats to bring him up. Span has a .304/.367/.430 slash line in 59 games this season.

    • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

      Nationals' Denard Span starts rehab on Sunday, goes 0 for 2

      Nationals center fielder Denard Span went 0 for 2 in his first rehab game with Class A Potomac on Sunday. Span, who has been on the disabled list since July 10, played three innings on Sunday as he continues to recover from a back injury. There has been no word as to how many rehab games Span will need before being activated from the DL. But the sputtering Nationals will certainly benefit from having him back in the lineup. Span was batting .304 with five home runs before suffering the injury.

    • by Sean d'Oliveira |

      Nationals OF Denard Span to start rehab assignment

      The Nationals assigned outfielder Denard Span to their Class A affiliate to begin his rehab assignment, reports SportsNet Mid-Atlantic. Span has been out since early July due to a back issue.

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