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Eduardo Nunez

30-Year-Old Shortstop – Boston Red Sox

2017 Stats

AVG

.313

HR

9

RBI

49

R

50

SB

21

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Nunez had a true breakout campaign in 2016, setting career highs in home runs (16), RBI (67) and stolen bases (40) while slashing a combined .288/.325/.432 with the Twins and the Giants. After never t...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 155   DOB: 6/15/1987   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Eduardo Nunez Contract Information:

Signed a one-year, $4.2 million contract with the Giants in January of 2017.

August 22, 2017  –  Eduardo Nunez News

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Nunez went 2-for-5 with a three-run homer, a two-run double and two runs scored in a 9-1 win against the Indians on Tuesday.

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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
2017 30 A+ SAN 2 6 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 .200 .333 .200 .533
2017 30 AA RIC 1 3 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .333 .667 1.000
2017 30 MAJ SF 76 318 302 37 93 25 21 0 4 31 18 5 12 29 1 2 1 .308 .334 .417 .751
2017 30 MAJ BOS 21 101 97 13 32 12 7 0 5 18 3 1 3 14 0 0 1 .330 .356 .557 .913
2017  (Multiple Teams) 30 MAJ SF/BOS 97 419 399 50 125 37 28 0 9 49 21 6 15 43 1 2 2 .313 .340 .451 .791
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3-Year Averages     95 336 315 40 87 26 15 3 8 37 19 5 15 49 2 2 2 .276 .311 .419 .730
Career  (View All)     652 2,258 2,096 274 589 172 113 16 43 236 126 34 112 293 18 19 13 .281 .319 .412 .730

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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Aug. 22 @Cle 5 2 2 1 0 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .330 .356 .557 .913
Aug. 21 @Cle 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .326 .354 .522 .876
Aug. 20 NYY Did not play.
Aug. 19 NYY 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .345 .374 .552 .926
Aug. 18 NYY 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .361 .391 .578 .969
Aug. 16 StL 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .372 .402 .603 1.005
Aug. 15 StL 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .384 .416 .630 1.046
Aug. 14 Cle 5 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .382 .417 .647 1.064
Aug. 13 @NYY 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .365 .403 .651 1.054
Aug. 12 @NYY 5 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .390 .419 .695 1.114
Aug. 11 @NYY 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .407 .439 .741 1.180
Aug. 9 @TB 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .420 .442 .780 1.222
Aug. 8 @TB 5 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .422 .447 .822 1.269
Aug. 6 CWS 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .400 .429 .800 1.229
Aug. 5 CWS 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .417 .447 .778 1.225
Aug. 4 CWS 5 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .469 .500 .875 1.375
Aug. 3 CWS 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .481 .517 .852 1.369
Aug. 1 Cle 5 0 3 2 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .542 .955 1.497
Jul. 31 Cle 5 1 3 2 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .471 .526 .941 1.467
Jul. 30 KC 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 .417 .500 .917 1.417
Jul. 29 KC 6 2 3 0 0 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .556 .600 1.222 1.822
Jul. 28 KC 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .667 .750 .667 1.417
Jul. 26 @Sea Did not play.
Jul. 25 @Sea 2 2 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 .308 .334 .417 .751
Jul. 24 Pit 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .307 .331 .413 .744
Jul. 23 SD 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .305 .330 .414 .744
Jul. 22 SD 5 0 3 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .299 .325 .409 .734
Jul. 21 SD 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .294 .318 .402 .720
Jul. 20 SD 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .300 .324 .411 .735
Jul. 19 Cle 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .297 .322 .409 .731
Last 7 Games 29 4 6 1 0 1 6 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 .207 .207 .345 .552
Last 14 Games 61 8 17 3 0 2 7 2 10 0 1 0 0 1 .279 .302 .426 .728
Last 30 Games 124 15 44 9 0 5 23 4 16 4 2 2 0 5 .355 .385 .548 .933

Eduardo Nunez: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 15 51 12 20 19 2 3
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
20171116194.279.405.725
2016136237179.265.456.750
20156253101.210.403.649

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20172834273517.325.456.803
20164175095031.295.424.760
2015126181107.317.444.809

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20172102453112.319.452.795
20162733982821.286.436.768
201598123132.286.439.763

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017184243139.304.429.764
20162803483919.289.429.747
20159011176.278.422.752
Eduardo Nunez vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Pitcher Team AB H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Corey Kluber CLE 7 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000

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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% .294 .112
2009 22 AA TRE 523 492 4.2% 11.9% 0.35 87% .351 .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% .323 .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% .287 .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% .259 .061
2012 25 MAJ NYY 100 89 6% 12% 0.50 87% .313 .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% .298 .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% .323 .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% .314 .149
2016 29 MAJ MIN 396 371 3.8% 14.6% 0.26 84% .320 .143
2016 29 MAJ SF 199 182 7% 15.1% 0.47 84% .302 .149
2016  (Multiple Teams) 29 MAJ MIN/SF 595 553 4.9% 14.8% 0.33 84% .314 .144
2017 30 A+ SAN 6 5 16.7% 33.3% 0.50 60% .333 .000
2017 30 AA RIC 3 3 0% 33.3% 0.00 67% .500 .334
2017 30 MAJ SF 318 302 3.8% 9.1% 0.41 90% .328 .109
2017 30 MAJ BOS 101 97 3% 13.9% 0.21 86% .346 .227
2017  (Multiple Teams) 30 MAJ SF/BOS 419 399 3.6% 10.3% 0.35 89% .332 .138
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3-Year Averages     336 315 4.5% 14.6% 0.31 84% .304 .143
Career     2,258 2,096 5% 13% 0.38 86% .307 .131

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Eduardo Nunez Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 2B 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
2015 3B 98 1 15 -1 2 -1 59 -1 16 -1 0 -2 1
2015 SS 209.3 5 52 6 -1 0 118 4 45 3 0 0 6
2015 LF 14 0 5 -1 0 0 0 2 0
2016 2B 32 -3 6 -2 -1 0 27 -2 10 0 0 0 -2
2016 3B 260 -2 38 -3 0 -2 130 -3 59 -2 1 -3 0
2016 SS 434 0 97 3 -3 0 250 3 85 -1 -4 -4 11
2016 2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 3B 387.3 3 79 2 0 3 153 2 143 -2 0 2 0
2016 SS 20 -1 2 -1 0 0 16 -1 2 0 0 0 -1
2017 2B 125 -4 24 -4 0 0 93 -4 70 -2 -2 -2 0
2017 3B 19 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 7 0 0 0 0
2017 SS 9 0 3 0 0 0 9 0 6 0 0 0 0
2017 3B 400.7 -2 77 -4 1 -3 198 -3 142 -3 -2 2 -4
2017 SS 90 -4 21 -2 -2 0 57 -2 41 -1 -2 1 -1
2017 LF 152.7 -8 45 -5 -8 66 -2 51 -1
2017 RF 11 0 0 0 0 5 0 2 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 3B 0 0 1 0 0 1
2015 SS 0 -1 0 4 0 3
2015 LF 1 -1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
2016 2B 0 0 0 -3 0 -3
2016 3B -1 0 -1 -1 0 -3
2016 SS 0 0 -2 0 0 -2
2016 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 3B 1 0 -2 2 0 1
2016 SS 0 0 0 -1 0 -1
2017 2B 0 0 0 -3 0 -3
2017 3B 0 0 0 1 0 1
2017 SS 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 3B -1 0 0 -2 0 -3
2017 SS 0 -1 0 -3 0 -4
2017 LF -1 -3 -1 0 0 0 0 -4 0 -4
2017 RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2017 Stat Review for Eduardo Nunez    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.35 BB/K
WEAK
3.6% BB Rate
TERRIBLE
10.3% K Rate
ELITE
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.791 OPS
GOOD
.340 OBP
GOOD
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.313 AVG
ELITE
.332 BABIP
HIGH
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.451 SLG
AVERAGE
.138 ISO
WEAK

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

Nunez is not in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Yankees, Scott Lauber of ESPN.com reports.

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Nunez is expected to get the bulk of playing time at second base while Dustin Pedroia (knee) is sidelined, Tim Britton of the Providence Journal reports. He went 1-for-5 with two runs scored while batting leadoff in Saturday's 10-5 win over the Yankees.

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Nunez will lead off and play third base Wednesday against the Rays, Jason Mastrodonato of the Boston Herald reports.

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Nunez went 1-for-4 with a solo home run during Sunday's win over the White Sox.

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Nunez went 2-for-5 with a solo homer Friday against the White Sox.

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Nunez went 3-for-5 with two doubles and four RBI in Tuesday's wild 12-10 win over Cleveland.

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Nunez went 3-for-5 with two doubles, two RBI and a stolen base during Monday's win over Cleveland.

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Nunez went 3-for-6 with two home runs and three RBI in a win over the Royals on Saturday.

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Nunez went 2-for-3 with a walk in his debut for the Red Sox during a 4-2 loss to the Royals.

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Nunez will DH and hit second for the Red Sox on Friday against the Royals, WEEI.com's Evan Drellich reports.

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Nunez, who was acquired from the Giants on Tuesday, is expected to play regularly once he reports to the Red Sox ahead of Friday's series opener with the Royals, Chad Jennings of the Boston Herald reports. "I think (Nunez) will play a lot for us. He's been very hot. He's one of the best hitters -- since June 1 -- one of the best hitters in baseball. But I think we'll have to probably sit down and visit how he's going to be used," president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski said.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

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 power last season. He also adds some speed on the basepaths for fantasy purposes. His glove grades as an asset at both shortstop and third base. However, it's not clear how much longer he'll be needed in Minnesota with several infield prospects on the cusp of reaching the majors.

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.