Both Adam LaRoche and Denard Span lost out on the NL Gold Glove awards for their respective positions after entering Tuesday night as finalists.
The NBC Sports blog HardballTalk has released its annual rankings
The Nationals made their first contract decisions of the offseason Thursday afternoon, picking up the $9 million option they held on center fielder Denard Span for 2015 but declining their options
Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche and center fielder Denard Span have been named Gold Glove finalists for the 2014 season by Rawlings. The group of finalists was announced on Thursday.