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Denard Span back in Twins' lineup

His concussion symptoms gone, Twins center fielder Denard Span is back in a familiar spot. He's batting leadoff tonight, playing center field as Minnesota tries to end a 10-game losing streak.
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His concussion symptoms gone, Twins center fielder Denard Span is back in a familiar spot. He's batting leadoff tonight, playing center field as Minnesota tries to end a 10-game losing streak.

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Span unsure if he'll play again this season

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