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Denard Span

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Denard Span
Name: Keiunta Denard Span
Born: Feb 27, 1984 in Washington, D.C. USA
High School: Tampa Catholic HS
Ht.: 6'0" / Wt.: 210 lbs
Bats: L / Throws: L
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Drafted in the 1st round (20th overall) by the Minnesota Twins in 2002 (signed for $1,700,000)
An all-state wide receiver at the 2-A level, Span would have the opportunity to play college football had he not chosen to focus on baseball. Like Greinke, he's a solid first-round pick who has improved his stock significantly this spring. His best tool is his speed, which grades as a 70 on the 20-to-80 scouting scale, and it's easy to look at him and dream of Kenny Lofton. He's still a bit raw on the bases and at the plate, where he's more of a slap hitter and needs to settle down his feet. He does have gap power and it's hard to ignore a lefthanded hitter with plus tools. He tracks balls well in center field, though his arm is no more than playable.
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