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Eduardo Nunez

29-Year-Old Shortstop – San Francisco Giants

2016 Stats

AVG

.288

HR

16

RBI

67

R

73

SB

40

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Nunez ended a three-year decline to have a solid year at the plate in limited playing time as a utility player. While he rarely walks, Nunez makes good contact with few strikeouts and added more powe...

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STATUS:  Day-To-Day     INJURY TYPE:  Hamstring
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 193   DOB: 6/15/1987
BORN: Santo Domingo, DR   COLLEGE: None  DRAFTED: No  Show ContractHide Contract

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Eduardo Nunez Contract Information:

Agreed to a one-year, $1.475 million deal with the Twins in January of 2016, avoiding arbitration.

September 29, 2016  –  Eduardo Nunez News

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Eduardo Nunez Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2006 19 A A 37 155 147 17 27 12 5 3 4 26 6 1 8 28 0 0 0 .184 .223 .340 .563
2006 19 A A 14 42 40 3 8 3 2 1 0 3 1 0 2 14 0 0 0 .200 .238 .300 .538
2007 20 A TAM 30 130 123 16 35 6 5 0 1 13 9 0 7 18 0 0 0 .285 .336 .350 .686
2007 20 A CHA 91 353 328 36 78 13 10 2 1 28 20 8 25 42 0 0 0 .238 .293 .290 .583
2008 21 A TAM 94 401 373 45 101 27 18 3 6 42 14 10 19 48 5 4 0 .271 .305 .383 .688
2009 22 AA TRE 122 523 492 70 158 36 26 1 9 55 19 7 22 62 4 4 1 .321 .349 .433 .782
2009 22 AAA SCR 25 75 70 11 15 2 2 0 0 4 2 1 4 7 1 0 0 .214 .257 .243 .500
2010 23 AAA SCR 118 506 464 55 134 32 25 3 4 50 23 5 32 60 3 2 5 .289 .340 .381 .721
2010 23 MAJ NYY 30 53 50 12 14 2 1 0 1 7 5 0 3 2 0 0 0 .280 .321 .360 .681
2011 24 MAJ NYY 112 338 309 38 82 25 18 2 5 30 22 6 22 37 6 1 0 .265 .313 .385 .698
2012 25 R GUL 4 10 10 1 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .500 .700
2012 25 A+ TAM 2 7 7 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .286 .286 .286 .572
2012 25 AAA SCR 38 172 163 18 37 6 4 0 2 16 16 3 7 28 0 2 0 .227 .256 .288 .544
2012 25 MAJ NYY 38 100 89 14 26 6 4 1 1 11 11 2 6 12 0 4 1 .292 .330 .393 .723
2013 26 A CHA 2 6 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .400 .500 .400 .900
2013 26 A+ TAM 3 5 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 .333 .600 .333 .933
2013 26 AA TRE 2 9 8 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 .375 .444 .375 .819
2013 26 MAJ NYY 90 336 304 38 79 24 17 4 3 28 10 3 20 51 4 5 3 .260 .307 .372 .679
2014 27 AA NEW 4 13 10 1 4 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 3 2 0 0 0 .400 .538 .600 1.138
2014 27 AAA ROC 11 41 39 7 11 2 1 0 1 6 1 0 1 8 0 1 0 .282 .293 .385 .678
2014 27 MAJ MIN 72 213 204 26 51 15 7 4 4 24 9 3 5 31 3 0 1 .250 .271 .382 .653
2015 28 MAJ MIN 72 204 188 23 53 19 14 1 4 20 8 4 12 29 2 1 1 .282 .327 .431 .758
2016 29 MAJ MIN 91 396 371 49 110 28 15 1 12 47 27 6 15 58 2 5 3 .296 .325 .439 .764
2016 29 MAJ SF 50 199 182 24 49 16 9 3 4 20 13 4 14 30 0 1 2 .269 .327 .418 .745
2016  (Multiple Teams) 29 MAJ MIN/SF 141 595 553 73 159 44 24 4 16 67 40 10 29 88 2 6 5 .288 .325 .432 .758
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3-Year Averages     78 250 232 29 61 18 12 3 3 24 9 3 12 37 3 2 1 .263 .300 .379 .679
Career  (View All)     555 1,839 1,697 224 464 135 85 16 34 187 105 28 97 250 17 17 11 .273 .314 .402 .716

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Eduardo Nunez Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Sep. 29 Col Did not play.
Sep. 28 Col Did not play.
Sep. 27 Col Did not play.
Sep. 25 @SD 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .269 .327 .418 .745
Sep. 24 @SD 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .264 .323 .416 .739
Sep. 23 @SD 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .321 .416 .737
Sep. 22 @SD 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .266 .328 .426 .754
Sep. 21 @LAD 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .335 .436 .771
Sep. 20 @LAD 5 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .276 .335 .442 .777
Sep. 19 @LAD 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 .272 .333 .424 .757
Sep. 18 StL 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .335 .429 .764
Sep. 17 StL 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .267 .331 .427 .758
Sep. 16 StL 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .327 .425 .752
Sep. 15 StL 4 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .266 .329 .434 .763
Sep. 14 SD Did not play.
Sep. 13 SD Did not play.
Sep. 12 SD Did not play.
Sep. 11 @Ari 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .252 .318 .417 .735
Sep. 10 @Ari 4 0 3 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250 .313 .419 .732
Sep. 9 @Ari 5 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 .235 .297 .409 .706
Sep. 7 @Col 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .228 .295 .402 .697
Sep. 6 @Col 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .230 .299 .410 .709
Sep. 5 @Col 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .229 .300 .390 .690
Sep. 4 @ChC 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 .226 .299 .391 .690
Sep. 3 @ChC 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .295 .387 .682
Sep. 2 @ChC 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .294 .389 .683
Sep. 1 @ChC 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .229 .302 .400 .702
Aug. 31 Ari 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .235 .310 .412 .722
Aug. 30 Ari 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .242 .312 .424 .736
Aug. 28 Atl 5 1 3 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .305 .427 .732
Last 7 Games 17 3 4 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 .235 .235 .235 .470
Last 14 Games 43 7 14 1 0 1 2 2 7 4 1 0 1 0 .326 .348 .419 .767
Last 30 Games 91 11 29 4 0 3 11 6 13 8 1 1 1 0 .319 .364 .462 .826

Eduardo Nunez: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 6 81 55 5
2015 1 16 27 3 3 14
2014 2 20 20 18 16 2 6
2013 2 14 75 1
2012 1 9 16 4 3 1 4
2011 16 40 50 4 1 3 8
2010 1 15 11 4

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Eduardo Nunez Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016136237179.265.456.750
20156253101.210.403.649
2014999182.232.354.586

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20164175095031.295.424.760
2015126181107.317.444.809
2014105173167.267.410.716

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Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20162733982821.286.436.768
201598123132.286.439.763
2014109164144.284.459.756

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20162803483919.289.429.747
20159011176.278.422.752
201495100105.211.295.537
Eduardo Nunez Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2006 19 A A 155 147 5.2% 18.1% 0.29 81% .200 .156
2006 19 A A 42 40 4.8% 33.3% 0.14 65% .308 .100
2007 20 A TAM 130 123 5.4% 13.8% 0.39 85% .327 .065
2007 20 A CHA 353 328 7.1% 11.9% 0.60 87% .270 .052
2008 21 A TAM 401 373 4.7% 12% 0.40 87% .298 .112
2009 22 AA TRE 523 492 4.2% 11.9% 0.35 87% .354 .112
2009 22 AAA SCR 75 70 5.3% 9.3% 0.57 90% .238 .029
2010 23 AAA SCR 506 464 6.3% 11.9% 0.53 87% .325 .092
2010 23 MAJ NYY 53 50 5.7% 3.8% 1.50 96% .277 .080
2011 24 MAJ NYY 338 309 6.5% 10.9% 0.59 88% .288 .120
2012 25 R GUL 10 10 0% 0% 0.00 100% .111 .300
2012 25 A+ TAM 7 7 0% 14.3% 0.00 86% .333 .000
2012 25 AAA SCR 172 163 4.1% 16.3% 0.25 83% .263 .061
2012 25 MAJ NYY 100 89 6% 12% 0.50 87% .329 .101
2013 26 A CHA 6 5 16.7% 0% 0.00 100% .400 .000
2013 26 A+ TAM 5 3 40% 0% 0.00 100% .333 .000
2013 26 AA TRE 9 8 11.1% 22.2% 0.50 75% .500 .000
2013 26 MAJ NYY 336 304 6% 15.2% 0.39 83% .304 .112
2014 27 AA NEW 13 10 23.1% 15.4% 1.50 80% .500 .200
2014 27 AAA ROC 41 39 2.4% 19.5% 0.13 79% .333 .103
2014 27 MAJ MIN 213 204 2.3% 14.6% 0.16 85% .278 .132
2015 28 MAJ MIN 204 188 5.9% 14.2% 0.41 85% .316 .149
2016 29 MAJ MIN 396 371 3.8% 14.6% 0.26 84% .326 .143
2016 29 MAJ SF 199 182 7% 15.1% 0.47 84% .304 .149
2016  (Multiple Teams) 29 MAJ MIN/SF 595 553 4.9% 14.8% 0.33 84% .318 .144
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3-Year Averages     250 232 4.8% 14.8% 0.32 84% .302 .116
Career     1,839 1,697 5.3% 13.6% 0.39 85% .304 .129

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2016 Stat Review for Eduardo Nunez    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2015 (min 420 PA)

Contact

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.288 AVG
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84% Contact Rate
GOOD
.318 BABIP
ABOVE AVERAGE
Power

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.432 SLG
AVERAGE
.144 ISO
WEAK
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.33 BB/K
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4.9% BB Rate
POOR
14.8% K Rate
GOOD
OPS/OBP

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.758 OPS
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.325 OBP
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Eduardo Nunez: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Manager Bruce Bochy said Wednesday that Nunez (hamstring) is questionable to play this weekend, Alex Pavlovic of CSN Bay Area reports.

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Nunez has been diagnosed with a mild hamstring strain and is expected to be out two-to-three days, Amy Gutierrez of CSN Bay Area reports.

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Nunez (hamstring) is out of the lineup Tuesday against the Rockies.

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Nunez (strained right hamstring) will get an MRI on Monday and would not rule out returning Tuesday against the Rockies, the San Jose Mercury News' Andrew Baggarly reports.

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Nunez left Sunday's game with a right hamstring strain.

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Nunez hit a solo home run in a 2-for-5 game Tuesday against the Dodgers.

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Nunez led off Monday, going 1-for-4 with a stolen base and a run scored in a 2-1 loss to the Dodgers.

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Nunez (oblique) returned to the lineup Thursday, going 3-for-4 with a double and a run scored in a win over St. Louis.

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Nunez (oblique) is back in the lineup Thursday, batting seventh and playing third base.

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Nunez (oblique) is hoping to be ready for Thursday's game against the Cardinals, Alex Pavlovic of CSN Bay Area reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

The Twins traded for Nunez from the Yankees to help stabilize the infield, but the emergence of Danny Santana and Eduardo Escobar left him with a small bench role. Minnesota may be better off going with a younger player in the role, as Nunez had a career-worst .654 OPS and was a below-average fielder at shortstop and third base. He offers some speed if he gets enough playing time, but his steady decline at the plate the past few years make winning any sizable role unlikely. He'll compete for a utility job again this spring with the Twins.

2014

Nunez has likely missed his window of opportunity to make an impact with the Yankees. While the speed that seemed so promising a few years ago is still there, he's never been able to get it together in the field, and he was held back by injury as well. The Yankees stated that they don't see Nunez as a potential successor to Derek Jeter, and he may only find work as a utility man if he can improve work with the glove. Although, it's possible that the departure of Robinson Cano will lead the Yankees to see if he can be a viable option as part of a platoon at the position depending on their success in finding an everyday option.

2013

Nunez's strengths and weaknesses as a player are obvious. He has proven that he is a more than competent major league hitter, putting up a .272 average with a .701 OPS over about a full season's worth of at-bats. He's very dangerous on the basepaths, stealing 38 bases over that same span. Where Nunez fails is in the field. His arm is strong, but erratic, and the Yankees have gone as far as to experiment with him in the outfield in an attempt to find a position where he can be reliable. Nunez's bat could help the Yankees right now, and his speed makes him worth picking up if he does find a regular role, but he could benefit from more work in the minors to see if he can handle an infield position well enough to start there for the big club.

2012

Nunez produced for fantasy owners while filling in for Derek Jeter and Alex Rodriguez, putting up 22 steals and 30 RBI in just 309 at-bats. While Nunez has a great arm, he needs a lot of work on his defense, as he made 21 errors in 2011.  Nunez has a solid bat and plus speed, and at just 24 years old is likely the heir apparent to Jeter if he isn't used as a trade chip. Nunez's speed and his status as a backup to two aging veterans make him an interesting endgame play in fantasy drafts, and if he's dealt somewhere where he'll play every day. Snap him up and enjoy the steals. 

2011

Nunez got his feet wet in 30 major league games last season, hitting .280/.321/.360 in 53 plate appearances. He doesn't have a lot of power, but his fielding and plate discipline improved nearly every year in the minors, and the Yankees have enough confidence in him to use him as a backup to Derek Jeter who can step in whenever the veteran needs a day off.

2010

Nunez was once touted as one of the Yankees’ better young talents, but a couple of weak minor league seasons dropped him from most prospect lists. Last year witnessed something of a Nunez resurgence, as he hit .322/.349/.433 with nine homers and 19 steals at Double-A Trenton. He’s young enough (22) that the productive year could be a sign that he’s finally starting to put things together, but he also benefited from an abnormally high .352 BABIP that likely skewed his final numbers. Don’t be surprised if he reverts back to mediocrity when given a chance to produce at Triple-A this season.

2006

Nunez is a Dominican infielder, well-regarded by scouts due to his athleticism and offensive potential. His defense is questionable and he may end up in the outfield eventually, but his bat could be very good if it develops as expected.