Washington, DC (Sports Network) - The Washington Nationals acquired outfielder
Denard Span from the Minnesota Twins in exchange for pitcher Alex Meyer
Span hit .283 with 38 doubles, four home runs, 41 runs batted in and 71 runs
scored over 128 games for the Twins last season.
The 20th overall pick by Minnesota in 2002, Span is a career .284 hitter with
105 doubles, 23 homers, 230 RBI and 360 runs scored through 589 games over
five season for the Twins.
Meyer, who has yet to appear in the majors, went 10-6 with a 2.86 earned run
average in 25 starts between Single-A Hagerstown and High-A Potomac last
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