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Denard Span
.266 11 53
Team: San FranciscoHt / Wt: 6-0 / 210 NFBC ADP: 351.69
Position: CFBorn: 2/27/1984 Birthplace: Washington, District of Columbia
Bats/Throws: L/L Draft: 1st Round by Twins (2002)

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Oct. 3 11:53 PM PT12:53 AM MT1:53 AM CT2:53 AM ET2:53 ET6:53 GMT14:53 11:53 PM MST1:53 AM EST2:23 AM VEN10:53 UAE1:53 AM CT-Span helped the Giants clinch a playoff spot by going 3 for 5 with two RBIs and three runs scored in Sunday's regular-season finale, a 7-1 win over the Dodgers.
Analysis: San Francisco's leadoff man got hot at the perfect time, as he'll enter Wednesday's NL wild-card game with the Mets hitting .356 with a .442 on-base percentage over his last 13 games.
Aug. 31 5:02 PM PT6:02 PM MT7:02 PM CT8:02 PM ET20:02 ET0:02 GMT8:02 5:02 PM MST7:02 PM EST7:32 PM VEN4:02 UAE (+1)7:02 PM CT-Span was out of the Wednesday lineup after leaving Tuesday night's loss in the seventh inning with a stiff neck.
Analysis: The Giants visit Wrigley Field on Thursday and face left-hander Mike Montgomery in the opener. The left-handed hitting Span is just 3 for his last 15 against southpaws.
Aug. 24 9:57 AM PT10:57 AM MT11:57 AM CT12:57 PM ET12:57 ET16:57 GMT0:57 9:57 AM MST11:57 AM EST12:27 PM VEN20:57 UAE11:57 AM CT-Span went 2 for 4 with a homer, a walk and two runs scored Tuesday.
Analysis: The leadoff man is batting .395 with three home runs and nine RBIs in his last 10 games.
Aug. 21 12:56 PM PT1:56 PM MT2:56 PM CT3:56 PM ET15:56 ET19:56 GMT3:56 12:56 PM MST2:56 PM EST3:26 PM VEN23:56 UAE2:56 PM CT-Span stayed hot by producing a solo home run and a double in five at-bats in Saturday's loss to the Mets.
Analysis: Span has hit safely in seven of nine games on San Francisco's current homestand and is 9 for 14 over the last three. He's homered twice and amassed nine RBIs and a .410 average on the residency.
Aug. 20 10:57 PM PT11:57 PM MT12:57 AM CT1:57 AM ET1:57 ET5:57 GMT13:57 10:57 PM MST12:57 AM EST1:27 AM VEN9:57 UAE12:57 AM CT-Span had four hits with two RBIs on Friday.
Analysis: He is 11 for 19 in his last five games.
Aug. 16 11:00 AM PT12:00 PM MT1:00 PM CT2:00 PM ET14:00 ET18:00 GMT2:00 11:00 AM MST1:00 PM EST1:30 PM VEN22:00 UAE1:00 PM CT-Span went 3 for 5 with a homer in Monday's loss to Pittsburgh.
Analysis: Span has six RBIs through four games of the Giants' 10-game homestand.
Aug. 14 5:37 PM PT6:37 PM MT7:37 PM CT8:37 PM ET20:37 ET0:37 GMT8:37 5:37 PM MST7:37 PM EST8:07 PM VEN4:37 UAE (+1)7:37 PM CT-One night after driving in four runs in a win, Span went 0 for 6 and made the game's final out Sunday in an 8-7 loss to Baltimore.
Analysis: Span is 3 for 20 over his last five games.
Aug. 14 10:11 AM PT11:11 AM MT12:11 PM CT1:11 PM ET13:11 ET17:11 GMT1:11 10:11 AM MST12:11 PM EST12:41 PM VEN21:11 UAE12:11 PM CT-Span had four RBIs in Saturday's 6-2 win over the Orioles.
Analysis: Span sparked the Giants with two-run singles in the second and sixth innings but don't expect another big RBI-day from him anytime soon. His RBI total from Saturday matched his total from his previous 28 games combined.
Aug. 5 9:28 PM PT10:28 PM MT11:28 PM CT12:28 AM ET0:28 ET4:28 GMT12:28 9:28 PM MST11:28 PM EST11:58 PM VEN8:28 UAE11:28 PM CT-Span homered leading off the 10th inning, and San Francisco beat the Philadelphia Phillies 3-2 Thursday for just its fifth win in 14 games since the All-Star break.
Analysis: Span recorded his second straight three-hit game and is batting .347 in his last 19 contests.
Aug. 1 9:24 AM PT10:24 AM MT11:24 AM CT12:24 PM ET12:24 ET16:24 GMT0:24 9:24 AM MST11:24 AM EST11:54 AM VEN20:24 UAE11:24 AM CT-Span was out of the starting lineup for the second straight game Sunday due to a quad injury. He tripled and scored as a pinch-hitter Sunday.
Analysis: Span, batting .368 in his last seven games, is expected to be back in the lineup Tuesday after an off day.
July 30 1:20 PM PT2:20 PM MT3:20 PM CT4:20 PM ET16:20 ET20:20 GMT4:20 1:20 PM MST3:20 PM EST3:50 PM VEN0:20 UAE (+1)3:20 PM CT-Span was out of the Giants' lineup Saturday because of a tender quadriceps from a collision at home plate Friday.
Analysis: It's uncertain if the Giants' leadoff man will need additional time off. He's batting .310 in his last 14 games.
July 26 6:50 AM PT7:50 AM MT8:50 AM CT9:50 AM ET9:50 ET13:50 GMT21:50 6:50 AM MST8:50 AM EST9:20 AM VEN17:50 UAE8:50 AM CT-Span went 2 for 4 and scored twice Monday to give him six multihit performances in his last 10 games.
Analysis: He's hitting .321 over his last six contests.
July 22 7:36 PM PT8:36 PM MT9:36 PM CT10:36 PM ET22:36 ET2:36 GMT10:36 7:36 PM MST9:36 PM EST10:06 PM VEN6:36 UAE (+1)9:36 PM CT-Span had his third straight two-hit game Friday.
Analysis: He's batting .367 in his last seven games.
July 18 9:46 AM PT10:46 AM MT11:46 AM CT12:46 PM ET12:46 ET16:46 GMT0:46 9:46 AM MST11:46 AM EST12:16 PM VEN20:46 UAE11:46 AM CT-Span was hitless but walked twice in Sunday's 5-3 loss to San Diego.
Analysis: Span, who was 5 for 14 in his previous three games, is batting .375 in 32 career at-bats against Rick Porcello, Boston's scheduled starter for Tuesday.
June 14 10:35 AM PT11:35 AM MT12:35 PM CT1:35 PM ET13:35 ET17:35 GMT1:35 10:35 AM MST12:35 PM EST1:05 PM VEN21:35 UAE12:35 PM CT-Span went 3 for 5 with a homer and three runs scored in Monday's 11-5 win over the Brewers.
Analysis: Span, who broke a 1-for-16 slump, is batting .409 in his last 11 games against Milwaukee.
June 1 1:19 PM PT2:19 PM MT3:19 PM CT4:19 PM ET16:19 ET20:19 GMT4:19 1:19 PM MST3:19 PM EST3:49 PM VEN0:19 UAE (+1)3:19 PM CT-Span had three hits and drove in two runs in a 4-0 win against Atlanta on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Span, now batting .274, is 10 for 23 (.435) with four extra-base hits and five RBIs in his last six games.
May 30 8:35 AM PT9:35 AM MT10:35 AM CT11:35 AM ET11:35 ET15:35 GMT23:35 8:35 AM MST10:35 AM EST11:05 AM VEN19:35 UAE10:35 AM CT-Span collected three hits - including a solo home run - in Sunday's win at Colorado.
Analysis: The San Francisco leadoff man enters Monday's game in Atlanta 7 for 16 with three extra-base hits over a four-game hitting streak.
May 15 10:15 AM PT11:15 AM MT12:15 PM CT1:15 PM ET13:15 ET17:15 GMT1:15 10:15 AM MST12:15 PM EST12:45 PM VEN21:15 UAE12:15 PM CT-Span was 4 for 4 with a triple on Saturday.
Analysis: Span is 9 for 17 in his last four games.
May 6 12:47 PM PT1:47 PM MT2:47 PM CT3:47 PM ET15:47 ET19:47 GMT3:47 12:47 PM MST2:47 PM EST3:17 PM VEN23:47 UAE2:47 PM CT-Span went 3 for 5 on Thursday.
Analysis: Span has a .711 OPS.
Apr. 19 3:40 PM PT4:40 PM MT5:40 PM CT6:40 PM ET18:40 ET22:40 GMT6:40 3:40 PM MST5:40 PM EST6:10 PM VEN2:40 UAE (+1)5:40 PM CT-Span went 2 for 4 with a triple on Monday.
Analysis: He also walked twice, drove in a run and scored another.
Apr. 5 2:16 PM PT3:16 PM MT4:16 PM CT5:16 PM ET17:16 ET21:16 GMT5:16 2:16 PM MST4:16 PM EST4:46 PM VEN1:16 UAE (+1)4:16 PM CT-Span was 2 for 4 with a home run and five RBIs in Monday's win in Milwaukee.
Analysis: It was quite the debut for San Francisco's new center fielder, who notched at least five RBIs for the fourth time in his career.

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