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Tribe Search for Outfielders Spans Far and Wide

The Indians have many areas where people think improvements are needed. Recently, Michael Brantley’s shoulder surgery increased the need for improvement in the outfield. This past season, the Indians touted an outfield that consisted of Brantley, and a rotating cast of other interchangeable players that includes at times names such as Michael Bourn, Ryan Raburn, David Murphy,...
Via Burning River Baseball
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mets Hot Stove Report: Zobrist, Soria, Parra, Span

Here’s the latest on some of the Mets’ top free agent targets this offseason. John Heyman of CBS Sports is reporting that the Mets are looking hard at Ben Zobrist.The Mets have been connected to him since the offseason began, but they will have to compete with a lot of teams in order to sign him. Heyman says that there could be as many as 20 teams interested and that the St...
Via Mets Merized Online
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Will Lead Off for the 2016 Nationals?

Center-fielder Denard Span and the Washington Nationals are sure to part ways this offseason; the team didn’t even extend the 32-year-old a qualifying offer. This separation leaves both parties with questions: Span is coming off two major medical procedures, and the World Series-aspiring Nationals have a gaping hole at one of the most important spots in the lineup: leadoff. What does […]
Via Baseball Essential
6 days ago  |  Discuss

MMO Free Agent Profile: Denard Span, CF

Denard SpanPosition: Center FieldBats: Left — Throws: LeftBorn: February 27th, 1984 (Age 31) Last season was not a good year for Juan Lagares, who underperformed defensively and offensively in 2015. Specifically, his struggles against right-handed pitching lost him his starting job in center field. The offseason plan for the Mets front office is to acquire a player that could...
Via Mets Merized Online
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Denard Span: Potential Offseason Target

When the Washington Nationals declined to offer Denard Span a qualifying offer on Friday evening, it opened the field of potential suitors for the purest center fielder on the free-agent market even wider—though, given the lingering questions about the health of Span’s hip, it might also have inflated his asking price beyond the point at […]
Via BP Wrigleyville
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Denard Span Be A Good Fit For Mets

The Washington Nationals made qualifying offers to infielders Ian Desmond and Jordan Zimmermann, but opted not to extend one to center fielder Denard Span. Span, 31, was plagued by injuries this season to his back, abdominal muscles and hip, playing just 61 games and batting .301/.365/.431 over 275 plate appearances. He underwent surgery to repair a torn labrum in his hip in August...
Via Mets Merized Online
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Denard Span heading to DL again, season appears finished

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 weeks. The...
Via The Outside Corner
August 28, 2015  |  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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