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Eduardo Nunez

27-Year-Old Shortstop – Minnesota Twins

2014 Stats

AVG

.251

HR

3

RBI

19

R

21

SB

8

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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: Majors   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.

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Nunez knocked in the only runs for the Twins on Friday as he went 0-for-4 with two RBI against Colorado.

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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 57 175 167 21 42 10 5 2 3 19 8 3 5 26 2 0 1 .251 .277 .359 .636
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3-Year Averages     80 257 234 30 62 18 13 2 3 23 14 3 16 33 3 3 1 .265 .311 .376 .687
Career  (View All)     327 1,002 919 123 243 67 45 9 13 95 56 14 56 128 12 10 5 .264 .307 .375 .682

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Eduardo Nunez Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Sep. 1 @Bal Did not play.
Aug. 31 @Bal 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .251 .277 .359 .636
Aug. 30 @Bal Did not play.
Aug. 29 @Bal Did not play.
Aug. 28 @KC 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .253 .280 .358 .638
Aug. 27 @KC Did not play.
Aug. 26 @KC Did not play.
Aug. 24 Det 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .253 .280 .361 .641
Aug. 23 Det Did not play.
Aug. 23 Det 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .255 .282 .363 .645
Aug. 22 Det Did not play.
Aug. 21 Cle 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250 .278 .362 .640
Aug. 20 Cle Did not play.
Aug. 19 Cle 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .278 .362 .640
Aug. 18 KC Did not play.
Aug. 17 KC Did not play.
Aug. 16 KC Did not play.
Aug. 15 KC Did not play.
Aug. 13 @Hou 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 .245 .274 .358 .632
Aug. 12 @Hou 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .279 .365 .644
Aug. 11 @Hou Did not play.
Aug. 10 @Oak 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 .252 .281 .367 .648
Aug. 9 @Oak Did not play.
Aug. 8 @Oak 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .252 .282 .371 .653
Aug. 7 @Oak Did not play.
Aug. 6 SD 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250 .281 .364 .645
Aug. 5 SD Did not play.
Aug. 3 @CWS 5 3 2 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 .252 .283 .367 .650
Aug. 2 @CWS 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .246 .273 .358 .631
Aug. 1 @CWS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .248 .275 .361 .636
Last 7 Days 9 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .222 .333 .555
Last 14 Days 16 3 5 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .313 .313 .375 .688
Last 30 Days 34 7 9 3 0 0 3 1 5 4 1 0 0 1 .265 .286 .353 .639

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Eduardo Nunez: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 2 13 15 15 13 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
2014795042.228.291.519
201310216252.225.373.652
2012506064.360.460.860

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201488163156.273.420.740
2013202221238.277.371.693
2012398157.205.308.552

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20147911393.291.443.752
2013165222194.267.388.705
20125610167.250.339.623

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201488100105.216.284.534
201313916196.252.353.648
2012334054.364.485.885
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 175 167 2.9% 14.9% 0.19 84% .283 .108
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3-Year Averages     257 234 6.2% 12.8% 0.48 86% .298 .111
Career     1,002 919 5.6% 12.8% 0.44 86% .296 .111

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2014 Stat Review for Eduardo Nunez    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.251 AVG
WEAK
84% Contact Rate
GOOD
.283 BABIP
BELOW AVERAGE
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.359 SLG
POOR
.108 ISO
POOR
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.19 BB/K
TERRIBLE
2.9% BB Rate
TERRIBLE
14.9% K Rate
GOOD
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.636 OPS
TERRIBLE
.277 OBP
TERRIBLE

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

Nunez is not in the lineup Thursday against the Yankees, MLB.com's Rhett Bollinger reports.

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Nunez went 3-for-5 with two RBI, three runs scored and a walk while connecting on his third home run of the year Tuesday in the Twins' 10-2 win over the Royals.

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Making his return from the disabled list, Nunez went 2-for-4 with an RBI Monday night.

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Nunez is starting at shortstop and batting eighth in the order Monday against the Royals, Tyler Mason of FOX Sports reports.

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Nunez (hamstring) was activated from the disabled list Monday, Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com reports.

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Nunez (hamstring) is on track to be activated from the disabled list Monday, Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

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Nunez (hamstring) began a rehab assignment Thursday with Double-A New Britain and went 0-for-3.

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Nunez (hamstring) ran sprints Friday with no problem, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.

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Nunez (hamstring) was placed on the 15-day disabled list Thursday.

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Nunez (hamstring) ran the bases before Wednesday's game and will be available off the bench, Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer Press 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.