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Twins: Span ready to return Wednesday

It's up to Denard Span to tell manager Ron Gardenhire if he'll be "good to go" Wednesday against the Royals, but all signs point to Span playing for the first time since August 27th. Span told KFAN radio that he's been "bored" out of his mind and he's ready to get back on the field.
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