The home run was Moss' 16th of the year, and his first since coming to the Cardinals in a trade at the July 31 deadline. Moss is batting .200 (10 for 50) in his tenure with St. Louis so far.
The home run was Cespdes' only hit of the night, but it was his eighth longball since coming to the Mets at the July 31 trade deadline. Perhaps even more impressively, over his last eight games, Cespedes is batting .350 with six home runs and 15 RBI. He has certainly been a catalyst for the Mets' recent upswing.
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.
Taylor was 0 for 2 before leaving the game. The Nationals should supply an update on Taylor's status before too long.
Ackley is dealing with a herniated disk that has kept him sidelined since Aug. 2.
Kemp remained in that game, but is now considered day-to-day.
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 MLB.com. "If he feels good enough to go, we have to make sure we monitor it as we go."
X-rays on Jones were negative, per MLB.com. Buck Showalter declared after the game that Jones was feeling better. How he's feeling Friday will determine if he can play in the series opener at Texas.
This was Byrd's second home run in six games since coming over to the Giants in a trade earlier this month. It was also his 21st home run overall this season, which is four shy of his career-high, which was set last season.
Brandon Moss is set to play the position instead.
Piscotty owns a slash line of .316/.349/.538.