TRENTON, N.J. – Yankees shortstop Eduardo Nunez emerged from the Trenton Thunder clubhouse Thursday afternoon just as a reporter asked a question.
“Is there anybody in this (Yankees) organization who isn’t injured?’’ was the queery.
“Sometimes I wonder,’’ said the 26-year-old native of Santo Domingo, flashing a sheepish grin in the process.
Nunez, part of the parade of Yankees missing time, has been on the disabled list since May 12. He has not appeared with the Yankees since May 5. With Derek Jeter also sidelined, the club has gone through a myriad of shortstops, the latest being Luis Cruz, signed this week.
First diagnosed with sore ribs, Nunez has been nursing an oblique injury which rendered him unable to swing a bat in comfort in several weeks. He was finally cleared to play in games earlier in the week, arriving in Trenton for a stint with the Yankees’ Double-A club that will last two or three days.
Nunez led off and was the Thunder’s DH Thursday night in front of a holiday c...