Span went 2-for-5 with a two-run triple and also scored once in a loss to the Rockies on Friday. Span's red-hot July continues, as he's now hitting .379 following Friday's production. The veteran outfielder has back-to-back two-hit efforts, and two of his three triples on the season have come within the last four games. Span's bat is proving an excellent complement to his defense since he's arrived in Seattle, giving an already-potent Mariners offense yet another weapon.
Span is out of Wednesday's starting lineup against the Angels, Shannon Drayer of 710 ESPN Seattle reports. Span has gone 7-for-21 with three extra-base hits and two RBI over his last seven games. With Span slated for a breather, Ben Gamel will get the start in left field.
Span is not starting Saturday against Colorado, Ryan Divish of The Seattle Times reports. Span is riding a five-game hitting streak, going 8-for-18 over that stretch. He'll sit in favor of the newly promoted John Andreoli on Saturday.
Span went 3-for-4 with a solo home run in Seattle's 7-1 loss to the Rockies on Friday. The Mariners were largely shut down by Colorado starter German Marquez in this contest, but Span was able to account for his team's only run on the day with a sixth-inning solo shot -- his eighth homer of the season. Overall, it's been a solid campaign thus far for the 34-year-old veteran, as Span is now slashing .268/.356/.427 through 246 at-bats.
Span is out of the lineup against the Angels on Wednesday, Ryan Divish of The Seattle Times reports. Span will take a seat after going 1-for-4 during Tuesday's affair. Ben Gamel is set to man left field and bat seventh in his absence.