Both Nationals players finish as finalists, losing the awards to Andrelton Simmons and Carlos Gomez, respectively.
Winners for the award will be announced on Tuesday.
Davey Johnson wants to make the Cardinals have to earn their NL Central title.
The center fielder's hitting streak, the longest in the majors in two seasons, comes to an end.
He has a 28-game hitting streak and has stolen seven bases in that span.
Denard Span's teammates have reveled in -- and benefited from -- his 23-game hitting streak.
Denard Span has had better statistical seasons, but none have meant more to him than this one.
Denard Span isn't sure whether he'll be able to play Saturday night after his groin tightened up Friday.
Denard Span has finally adjusted to his new home and shown the Nationals what he's capable of.
Bryce Harper stayed in after he fouled a ball off his foot, and Denard Span took advantage of a first pitch thanks to a text from his mom.