In a positive sign of the Twins surge back into relevance, Denard Span has been cleared for a minor league rehab assignment. Minnesota still has a long way to go until they are healthy (full injury report) any may take a cautious approach with Span considering Morneau’s concussion issues last year. Regardless, this is good news for the Twins’ who entered the all-star break only 6.5 games out of first place in the A.L. Central.