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The Atlanta Braves have expressed interest in trading for New York Yankees shortstop Eduardo Nunez.According to the New York Post, the Braves think very highly of Nunez and may trade budding ace Jair Jurrjens to get him. Atlanta has been shopping the 25-year-old right-hander but has been ask a lot for the All-Star. The Braves, who ranked 22nd in runs scored per game (3.96) last season, are looking to improve their offense. The 23-year-old Nunez hit .265 BA with five home runs and 30 RBIs in 2011 in 112 games. Jurrjens finished with a 13-6 record and a 2.96 ERA, but struggled late in the season, record only one win in his final seven starts.
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A source told John Harper of the NY Daily News that the Braves really like Yankees shortstop Eduardo Nunez and are even willing to deal Jair Jurrjens for a package including him.
“They’re willing to trade him,” the source said, “because they have plenty of young pitching without him, he’s starting to make big money — and he’s a (Scott) Boras guy who’ll be gone...
From John Harper:Brian Cashman has always said he never regretted clinging tightly to Eduardo Nunez back in July of 2010 when the young infielder might have been the final necessary piece in the proposed trade for Cliff Lee. So would the Yankee GM give him up now if it meant a chance to acquire Braves pitcher Jair Jurrjens?
The Braves think highly enough of Nunez’s potential...
Brian Cashman, the long-term GM for the New York Yankees, is a man who appears to know exactly what he wants. He has navigated some of the most treacherous corporate waters in all the world, namely the front office of the New York Yankees, with a deft touch, an internal confidence, and the instinct to know when to go on the offensive.
Since the beginning of the offseason, Cashman...
The Braves are looking to add offense this winter, and John Harper of The New York Daily News reports that they let the Yankees know they'd be interested in trading for shortstop Eduardo Nunez last week.
“They need offense," said Harper's source. "They need a shortstop because they don’t want to bring [Alex] Gonzalez back, and they like Nunez a lot. They...
Brian Cashman has always said he never regretted clinging tightly to Eduardo Nunez back in July of 2010 when the young infielder might have been the final necessary piece in the proposed trade for Cliff Lee.