May 3, 2015, 11:18 AM EDT
After leaving Thursday’s game and sitting out on consecutive nights, Denard Span has returned to the Nationals’ lineup as they get ready to take on the Mets in New York.
Span was removed from the game on Friday due to soreness in his abdomen. He told MLB.com afterwards the discomfort was near the area where he had core muscle surgery on March 9. Span also had sports hernia surgery back in December.
Span originally returned from the core muscle procedure on April 19 in a Nats win over the Phillies. Through 10 games this year, he is hitting .302 with two home runs, seven RBI, 10 runs, three walks and four doubles.
Span, 31, is in his third season with the Nationals. He placed 19th in NL MVP voting in 2014 with a .302 average, 94 runs and 31 steals.
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