As feared, Nationals CF Denard Span will need season-ending surgery to repair his ailing hip. He appeared in just 61 games in 2015.
Denard Span is headed back to the disabled list and his return this season is in doubt.
Denard Span is expected to return, meaning for the first time, in August, the Nationals may finally field the team they were designed to be.
Denard Span appears to be close to MLB ready, if his latest rehab assignment is any indicator.
Nationals center fielder Denard Span will be sidelined through the All-Star break because of lingering back spasms.
Since Bryce Harper’s infamous lineup omission of 2014, Denard Span has been an All-Star-caliber center fielder. Something changed. Mike Rizzo explains.
General manager Mike Rizzo broke the news that Jayson Werth, Anthony Rendon and Denard Span will begin the 2015 season on the disabled list.
Denard Span underwent surgery Monday morning to repair a “right core muscle injury,” the Nationals announced, and start the season on the DL.
The Nationals have reportedly exercised Denard Span’s $9 million option, according to Adam Kilgore, ensuring he’ll remain in center field in Washington through the 2015 season.
Even with the NL East already won, the end of the regular season is turning into a logistical headache for the Washington Nationals.