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WATCH: Umpire get drilled in mask by flying bat

This was a pretty scary moment from Wednesday night’s Twins-Mariners game. Eduardo Nunez fouled off a pitch from Brandon Maurer and lost his grip on the bat after the swing. Nunez’s bat then smacked home plate umpire Gabe Morales in the mask. The sound it made was just gross, and I’m thankful that Morales wasn’t seriously injured. I don’t know if anything could have really...
Via The Outside Corner
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Eduardo Nunez loses bat, hits umpire in mask (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Minnesota Twins shortstop Eduardo Nunez accidentally hit home plate umpire Gabe Morales in the mask with his bat after losing his grip on it during the eighth inning of Wednesday night's game in Seattle.Nunez lost the grip of his bat on the follow-through after fouling off a 2-2 pitch, and Morales was very fortunate that his face was protected...
Via Holdout Sports
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Super-utility man Nunez succeeding in many different roles

MINNEAPOLIS -- Eduardo Nunez has grown accustomed to playing wherever he's asked and batting in any spot in the lineup. He's just happy to have found a home in Minnesota. The Twins traded for Nunez in early April to bring him over from the New York Yankees. At the time, Nunez said he wasn't sure what his role would be with Minnesota, which already had plenty of infielders...
Via Fox Sports North
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins Injury Updates: Eduardo Nunez, Glen Perkins

The Minnesota Twins enter Thursday's game against the Chicago White Sox coming off a 2-1 loss to the Boston Red Sox. At 32-38, the Twins are in last place in the American League Central, six and a half games behind the Kansas City Royals. On the injury front, it appears Eduardo Nunez could return to the lineup today and Glen Perkins may also be ready.  #485929089 / gettyimages...
Via MLB Injury News
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins acquire IF Nunez from Yankees

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Twins announced a trade during Monday's game, as they acquired infielder Eduardo Nunez from the New York Yankees in exchange for left-hander Miguel Sulbaran. Nunez, 26, spent parts of the last four seasons with the Yankees but was released by New York last week. In 270 career games in the big leagues, Nunez has batted .267 with 10 home runs, 76 RBI...
Via Fox Sports North
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

The Disappointment of Eduardo Nunez

When the New York Yankees first signed Eduardo Nunez, he was considered the replacement for Derek Jeter, whenever Jeter decided to hang them up. Well, today Jeter made his first appearance of his final season . . . and Nunez was designated for assignment. With a spot on the 40-man roster needed for Yangervis Solarte, Nunoz was the odd man out; if he clears waivers, the Yankees...
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Designate Eduardo Nunez for Assignment

Some people are surprised, others not so much. The New York Yankees haves designated long time backup utility infielder Eduardo Nunez for assignment to make room on the 40-man roster for the current backup Yangervis Solarte. Earlier in the day the Yankees announced Solarte would wearing Nunez’s old number 26, which raised some eyebrows. From the early reports this weekend it seemed...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Eduardo Nunez is Ready to Win Third Base

Opinions on what the New York Yankees will do at third base very. Some say platoon. Some say make a trade. Some put their faith in Brendan Ryan, others in Eduardo Nunez. That's what the fans debate; but what about Nunez's take? You can probably guess where he's putting his faith. Asked about the opportunity presented before him by the team (and, let's be...
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Nunez to Miss Time With Injured Thumb

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Via Bronx Pinstripes
May 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Eduardo Nunez Demoted To Triple-A

<a href="" rel=\"attachment wp-att-6083\">The Yankees have optioned infielder-outfielder Eduardo Nunez to Scranton/Wilkes Barre a.k.a Empire State...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
May 11, 2012  |  Discuss
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