Ian Desmond no longer is recognized only in Washington as one of baseball's best shortstops. The rest of the sport clearly recognizes it, too.
Rarely does any manager — let alone a first-time manager with only four years of big-league coaching experience — take over a club with few obvious roster holes and the expectation of immediate su
Superb defensive seasons by Denard Span and Ian Desmond weren't quite superb enough to earn baseball's highest fielding honor.
Both shortstop Ian Desmond and center fielder Denard Span of the Nationals were named finalists for the Rawlings Gold Glove awards set to be handed out on Tuesday Oct. 29.