Now that the Nationals have the center fielder they have long sought, their priorities include determining who will play first base and adding a starter.
The Nationals’ deal with the Twins for Span sends a thousand ripples in a thousand directions
Manager Davey Johnson fully agreed with Mike Rizzo's decision to trade for Denard Span.
The Nationals acquired the 28-year-old from the Twins on Thursday, and the center fielder has some ties to Washington, including calling it the city of his birth.
The Nationals ended their center field search and shaped their offseason by sending their best pitching prospect to the Twins for Denard Span.