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2 Denard Span CF
Height/Weight: 6-0/210 | Birthdate: 2/27/1984 | Birthplace: Washington, DC | Bats/Throws: L/L | Team: Washington | College: No College | MLB Experience: 7 | Salary: $4,750,000 | Owned/Started%: 94/88 | Average Draft Position: 201.70
WAS
 
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Projections
TimeframeABHRAVGRBIRSB
2014 Season (CBSSports.com)595.005.00.28245.0078.0018.00
 
Key Stats
ABHRAVGRBIRSB
5865.299359331
 
Games Played By Position
YearC1B2B3BSSOFDHSPRP
201400000140000
201300000153000
 
Injury Report
No Injury Reported
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Situational Stats
SituationABHHROBPSLGAVG
vs Miami3070 .343 .233 .233
vs Hand (Career)510 .200.429.200
vs LHP166451 .341 .361 .271
 
Recent Trades
DateTradedTraded For
09/17/2014Khris Davis, LF MIL
Denard Span, CF WAS
09/14/2014Denard Span, CF WAS
Yasiel Puig, RF LAD
09/14/2014Denard Span, CF WAS
Melky Cabrera, LF TOR
 
Last 10 Games
DateOppABRHHRRBIBBSB
9/7PHI2000021
9/8ATL3010010
9/9ATL5110000
9/10ATL4110000
9/11@NYM5110000
9/12@NYM4020001
9/13@NYM5311211
9/14@NYM4010000
9/15@ATL4010100
9/16@ATL4010000
 
Rank Among Leaders
 
 
 
Latest News
Denard Span slugs two home runs in win vs. Dodgers
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(9/1/14) Nationals outfielder Denard Span went 2 for 5 with two home runs and three RBI in his team's 6-4 win over the Dodgers Monday.

Span delivered his team's third solo home run of the game in the third inning and then added a two-run blast in the fifth. The big performance doubled Span's home-run total in one night. He has hit .299/.349/.416 with four home runs, 31 RBI and 27 stolen bases in 531 at-bats.

Denard Span homers in three-hit game Wednesday
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(8/27/14) Nationals outfielder Denard Span went 3 for 4 with a solo home run and three runs scored in his team's 8-4 loss to the Phillies Wednesday.

Span gave his team a 4-2 lead with his fifth-inning home run, but the Phillies were able to score six unanswered runs in the last four innings to come out on top. Span has hit .300/.351/.407 with two home runs, 28 RBI and 27 stolen bases in 513 at-bats.

Denard Span set to sit Wednesday
by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(8/13/14) Nationals center fielder Denard Span is grabbing some pine Wednesday night against the Mets in favor of Michael Taylor.

Span had his hitting streak stopped Tuesday at 14 games. A hot stretch sent his average soaring from .275 to .303 since July 22.

Denard Span not going away
by Scott White | Senior Fantasy Writer
(8/5/14) After two monster weeks, Denard Span ranks 15th among outfielders in Head-to-Head points leagues to date. He's best suited for that format, but even in Rotisserie leagues, he ranks a respectable 23rd.

He's on a career-high steals pace (34) after disappointing in that category for most of his career, which helps his Rotisserie ranking, but otherwise, he isn't doing anything he hasn't shown the ability to do in the past (making consistent contact, drawing a useful number of walks, piling up doubles, etc.). He's just doing it all at once -- and with good health to boot.

To be fair, he's always been undervalued in points leagues, ranking 35th among outfielders in that format last year, but most mixed-league owners would rather gamble on a top-50 outfielder with a shot at top 20-status than a top-35 outfielder with no room to grow. I know I would.

Clearly, though, Span has grown, and while I can still put together a lengthy list of outfielders I'd rather own in Fantasy, I'm no longer bypassing him on principle. To put it another way, I wouldn't consider him a top-15 outfielder going forward, but top-40 makes him too valuable to sit in most leagues.

Denard Span has improved plate discipline in July
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(7/31/14) Nationals outfielder Denard Span's on-base percentage has been on the rise in July. It has gone from .312 at the start of the month to .348 through Wednesday's game at Miami, and a large reason for the improvement has been because of the 16 walks Span has drawn in 23 games this month.

"I think it just comes from being in a good position to hit," Span said, per The Washington Post. "Obviously that results in me seeing the ball better. It’s been a good feeling because I haven’t walked like this in a while. I know that this is something I’m capable of doing. My walks have been down the last three or four years. It’s just good that I’ve been able to see a lot of pitches and confident to hit with two strikes and just trusting myself just to get into deeper counts."

Span is also batting .363 (33 for 91) in July, which has helped boost his average from .265 to .288.

"I’m in a pretty good position to hit," Span said. "I think that’s allowing me to see the ball a lot sooner, a lot better and lay off some good pitchers’ pitches, and put the balls in play that are strikes."

 
 
 

 
Upcoming 7 Games
DateOppTimeScheduled Starter
9/18/14@ MIA7:10 pmBrad Hand
9/19/14@ MIA7:10 pmTom Koehler
9/20/14@ MIA7:10 pmJarred Cosart
9/21/14@ MIA1:10 pmNathan Eovaldi
9/23/14NYM7:05 pmBartolo Colon
9/24/14NYM7:05 pmDillon Gee
9/25/14NYM7:05 pmZack Wheeler
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2007MIN0000000000 --- --- ---
2008MIN93347701026475060187 .387 .432 .294
2009MIN1455789718086870892310 .392 .415 .311
2010MIN153629851663586074264 .331 .348 .264
2011MIN702843775216273661 .328 .359 .264
2012MIN128516711464414762176 .342 .395 .283
2013WAS153610751704474277206 .327 .380 .279
2014WAS140586931755354863317 .352 .413 .299
Total 882355052810143231234446114141 .351 .391 .286
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2008MINOF9290236226642 .983
2009MINOF145143361350652 .986
2010MINOF153151416407543 .990
2011MINOF6767208206110 .995
2012MINOF125122349339643 .989
2013WASOF1531453843795011.000
2014WASOF140137372362733 .992
Total  87585523262269362114 .991
More Batting Stats
YearTeam2B3BTBSFSHHBPIBBGDP
2007MIN00000000
2008MIN16715028433
2009MIN16102406121037
2010MIN24102192104012
2011MIN11510200003
2012MIN384204140010
2013WAS2811232172011
2014WAS38724233216
Total 171541389154422752
Postseason Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2009MIN31516010210 .400 .467 .400
2010MIN31304000000 .308 .308 .308
Total 628110010210 .357 .393 .357
Minor League Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2003 R-Elizabethtn502073456511182334145 .355 .319 .271
2004 A-Quad City642402964430143449158 .363 .308 .267
2005 AA-New Britain682674776650262241108 .355 .345 .285
2005 A-Fort Myers491863863331192225134 .410 .403 .339
2006 AA-New Britain1345368015316624540782411 .340 .349 .285
2007AAA-Rochester1394875913020735540902514 .323 .355 .267
2008AAA-Rochester4015632531113142636158 .434 .481 .340
2009AAA-Rochester261210001111 .500 .500 .333
2011AAA-Rochester Red Wings1039481002--530 .205 .231 .205
Total 556212432460567261019320835912059 .340 .355 .285
 
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