Twins center fielder Denard Span is high on the list of priorities for the Washington Nationals, reports Amanda Comak of the Washington Times.
The reasons Span to the Nats would work are plentiful. The Nationals haven't been too secretive in looking for a center fielder of the future -- with B.J. Upton being connected to them in several rumors -- and Span would certainly qualify, as he's locked up under contract through 2014 with a club option for 2015. He's only 27 and is a good leadoff option. Of course, the question now becomes what the Twins would get in return for Span, should a deal come to fruition.
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Span is hitting .294 with a .361 on-base percentage and 32 runs scored. He's currently on the disabled list as he recovers from a concussion, but is on a Triple-A rehab assignment.
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