MVP of Yesterday (August 4, 2016): Denard Span

Denard Span was 3-4 and helped the Nationals win in extras, so he’s the MVP of Yesterday.

Standings, as always, after the jump:

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MVP of Yesterday (May 2, 2013): Denard Span

Going 3-4 with 2 RBIs and a walk, Denard Span is the MVP of Yesterday. According to Fangraphs, Span had the best WAR (Wins Above Replacement) and the third best Win Points Added amongst hitters yesterday, as he paced the Nationals to a 3-1 victory over the Braves.

MVP Standings after the jump:

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Headlines from around the Continuum: November 30, 2012

Headlines from around the world, courtesy of the Newseum’s website.

Story: Denard Span traded to Nationals for prospect Alex Meyer

Star Tribune (Minneapolis): SPAN DEALT TO NATS (Subhead: “Twins get pitching prospect Meyer in trade”)

Washington Times (Washington Post didn’t have any big headlines about it): Nationals fill need, acquire center fielder Denard Span.

Denard Span himself:


Sadly, my original plan to include reactions to David Wright’s new deal was foiled by the fact it happened after press time for most papers. Perhaps tomorrow.