Denard Span CF WAS 5 Days

Span went 2-for-3 Thursday with a walk, a stolen base and the game's only run in yet another walk-off win for the Nationals.

The stolen base not only gave him a new career high with 27 on the season, it set up the winning run as Span scored from second on Jordan Pacheco's throwing error. Span now has a ridiculous .388/.447/.448 line in 33 games (134 at-bats) since the All-Star break, with 19 runs scored and 12 steals.

Denard Span CF WAS 10 Days

Span went 2-for-6 with a run scored in Sunday's extra-inning win over the Pirates.

With nine multi-hit efforts in his last 15 games, Span is having an outstanding month at the plate. To this point in August, the speedy center fielder is batting a cool .382 with seven runs scored and five stolen bases.

Denard Span CF WAS 12 Days

Span snapped out of an 0-for-11 mini-slump by going 3-for-4 on Friday with two stolen bases.

He's now popped his batting average back over .300 (.303, to be precise) and the steals give him 25 on the season. Span remains one of the most effective leadoff hitters in baseball.

Denard Span CF WAS 14 Days

Span is out of the lineup Wednesday against the Mets.

Span's last day off came on the second leg of a doubleheader back on June 28, so a maintenance day was likely overdue. The 30-year-old continues to put up strong numbers atop manager Matt Williams' lineup, owning a .356 on-base percentage this season, to go along with 23 stolen bases. Michael Taylor will take over in center field and lead off for the Nats, with Bryce Harper shifting to right and Kevin Frandsen in left.

Denard Span CF WAS 19 Days

Span was 3-for-4 with a run scored in a losing effort against Atlanta on Friday night.

And the beat goes on for Span who is now hitting .304 and has has managed to stay red hot into August going 15-for-33 (.454) so far this month. He is certainly everything you could ask for in a lead off man with his speed, and he has reached base at least once in every game since June 27.

Denard Span CF WAS 23 Days

Span went 2-for-3 Sunday with a walk, a run scored, an RBI and two stolen bases.

Denard Span CF WAS 1 Month

Denard Span went 4-for-5 with an RBI single, a run scored, and a stolen base Friday against the Reds.

Span now has back-to-back four-hit games. Chicago's Emilio Bonifacio is the only other player in MLB to do that this season. The 30-year-old is now up to 18 steals, just two shy of his total from all of last season. He should be owned in most mixed leagues at this point.

Denard Span CF WAS 1 Month

Denard Span finished 4-for-5 with an RBI, two runs scored and a stolen base in a loss to the Rockies on Wednesday.

Span played catalyst at the top of the Nationals lineup, doing everything he could to will the team to a comeback victory. The stolen base was his 17th of the season, and the outfielder is hitting .282/.333/.393 with 61 runs scored.

Denard Span CF WAS 2 Months

Denard Span finished 2-for-4 with two doubles and two runs scored in a 2-1 win over the Cubs on Sunday.

Span led off the bottom of the first inning with a double and scored the first run, and he also doubled and scored in the eighth inning. The runs scored gave him 52 runs on the year, as he's among the National League leaders in the category. Span is batting .268/.316/.393 atop the Nats batting order this season.

Denard Span CF WAS 2 Months

Denard Span went 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI in a win over the Braves on Sunday.

Span continues to rake amidst a six-game hitting streak. In that span -- no pun intended -- Span is 10-for-25 (.400) with four doubles, three RBI, three runs scored and three stolen bases. The good week has his season numbers up to .274/.318/.402 with 12 steals.