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Eduardo Nunez

26-Year-Old Shortstop – Minnesota Twins

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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 i...

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LEAGUE: AAA    40 MAN: YES   BATS: B   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 185   DOB: 6/15/1987   BORN: Santo Domingo, DR   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed by the Yankees out of the Dominican Republic as an amateur free agent in 2004.

April 13, 2014  –  Eduardo Nunez News

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Nunez went 2-for-6 with a home run in a doubleheader Saturday for Triple-A Rochester.

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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 AAA Roc 5 17 17 3 5 2 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 .294 .294 .529 .823
2014 RotoWire Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Eduardo Nunez
3-Year Averages MAJ   80 257 234 30 62 18 13 2 3 23 14 3 16 33 3 3 1 .265 .311 .376 .687
Career  (View All) MAJ   270 827 752 102 201 57 40 7 10 76 48 11 51 102 10 10 4 .267 .313 .379 .692

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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
Apr. 13 KC Did not play.
Apr. 12 KC Did not play.
Apr. 11 KC Did not play.
Apr. 10 Oak Did not play.
Apr. 9 Oak Did not play.
Apr. 7 Oak Did not play.
Apr. 6 @Cle Did not play.
Apr. 5 @Cle Did not play.
Apr. 4 @Cle Did not play.
Apr. 3 @CWS Did not play.
Apr. 2 @CWS Did not play.
Mar. 31 @CWS Did not play.
Last 7 Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 14 Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 30 Days 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000

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Eduardo Nunez: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
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
201310216252.225.373.652
2012506064.360.460.860
2011112133166.277.429.742

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2013202221238.277.371.693
2012398157.205.308.552
20111972521416.259.360.673

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2013165222194.267.388.705
20125610167.250.339.623
20111472621213.265.354.679

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201313916196.252.353.648
2012334054.364.485.885
2011162123189.265.414.716
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 AAA Roc 17 17 0% 17.6% 0.00 82% .308 .235
2014 Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Eduardo Nunez
3-Year Averages MAJ   257 234 6.2% 12.8% 0.48 86% .298 .111
Career MAJ   827 752 6.2% 12.3% 0.50 86% .298 .112

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Best Matchups for Eduardo Nunez (by OPS, min 3 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Jon Niese NY-N 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.333 2.333
Dillon Gee NY-N 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 .667 1.333 2.000
Josh Beckett LA 4 2 1 2 0 1 0 .500 1.500 1.900
Francisco Liriano PIT 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 .750 1.000 1.750
Phil Humber OAK 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 .667 1.000 1.667
Anthony Swarzak MIN 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 .667 1.000 1.667
Felix Doubront BOS 10 5 0 1 1 1 0 .500 1.000 1.545
Alexi Ogando TEX 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 .750 .750 1.500
Jake Arrieta CHI-N 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 .667 .667 1.417
Trevor Cahill AZ 5 3 0 1 0 0 0 .600 .800 1.400

Worst Matchups for Eduardo Nunez (by OPS, min 3 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Matt Garza MIL 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Jared Burton MIN 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Jonathan Papelbon PHI 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Alfredo Simon CIN 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Jered Weaver ANA 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Randy Wolf AZ 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Tim Collins KC 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Jim Johnson OAK 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Mike Leake CIN 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Brett Oberholtzer HOU 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000

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Eduardo Nunez: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Nunez was acquired by the Twins on Monday in exchange for minor league pitcher Miguel Sulbaran, LaVelle Neal of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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Nunez was designated for assignment Tuesday, Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News reports.

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Nunez was optioned to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, MLB.com's Bryan Hoch reports.

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Nunez (shin) went 2-for-3 with a run scored and a stolen base in his return to the lineup Sunday.

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Nunez left the game Friday after being kicked in the shin on a force out at second base, according to the New York Post.

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Nunez is being used at second and third base this spring in addition to shortstop, according to Newsday.

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Nunez (illness) returned to the lineup in Friday's exhibition game against the Tigers.

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Nunez was scratched from Wednesday's lineup due to illness, Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reports.

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GM Brian Cashman doesn't see Nunez as an option at shortstop for the Yankees, the Newark Star-Ledger reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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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.