In Case You Missed It: Hot Stove Buzz, Nats acquire Span

The Nationals acquired OF Denard Span from the Twins for minor league RHP Alex Meyer.

The Nationals might next go after free-agent OF Michael Bourn (Jim Bowden, MLB Network) after losing out on B.J. Upton, who inked a deal with the Braves yesterday.

The Twins have not yet made C Joe Mauer available in trade (Jayson Stark, ESPN).

The Phillies attempt to trade for Astros reliever Wilton Lopez appears to have fallen through (MLBTR).

The Yankees and free-agent closer Mariano Rivera are close to agreeing to a one-year, $10 million deal (MLBTR).