Eduardo Nunez set for regular role at third for Giants

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Eduardo Nunez finally got his chance to play regularly in 2016 and made the most of it. Nunez achieved career highs with 141 games played, 553 at-bats, 159 hits, 16 home runs, 40 stolen bases and 67 RBIs. After five years in predominantly a utility role off the bench, Nunez got regular time in Minnesota at both third base and shortstop and was named an All...
Via Associated Press
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Time with fellow All-Stars has Nunez ready to go

When Eduardo Nunez sharpens his swing in the offseason, he does it in select company. That's why you can bet that Nunez, the Giants' projected starting third baseman, will have a productive season. Otherwise, his hitting partners might not welcome him back.
6 days ago

Giants pick up Eduardo Nunez from Twins ahead of MLB trade deadline

The San Francisco Giants have made a move to boost their position player depth ahead of Monday’s MLB trade deadline. That move was to go out and get Minnesota Twins All-Star Eduardo Nunez, who can play three of the four infield spots, and has dabbled a bit in the outfield as well. With two starting infielders on the shelf and the Los Angeles Dodgers getting hotter than hot, it...
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July 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Giants acquire All-Star Eduardo Nunez from the Twins

The San Francisco Giants have gotten into the trade action with less than a week remaining until the non-waiver trade deadline. The team announced on Twitter that it has acquired All-Star infielder Eduardo Nunez from the Minnesota Twins. .@SFGiants add an All-Star to their lineup in @EduardoNunez15: #MLBOnTheMove — MLB (@MLB...
Via Sportsnaut
July 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Eduardo Nunez Shipped to the Dock of the Bay

The “Wait, that Eduardo Nunez?” season continued unabated on Thursday night. From a fill-in for legends, to sub replacement player, to reclamation project, to All-Star and now desired trade candidate. That’s a road few players travel. That road now leads him to San Francisco, as the Giants acquired him Thursday night from the Minnesota Twins in exchange for minor league pitcher...
Via Fangraphs
July 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Eduardo Nunez Leads Off Twins Victory With Inside-The-Park Home Run

Sometimes you’ve just got to keep running. Minnesota Twins shortstop Eduardo Nunez did just that Thursday when he led off the bottom of the first inning with an inside-the-park home run off Tampa Bay Rays starter Matt Moore. Eduardo Nunez opens the bottom of the first for the Twins with an inside the park HR — The Cauldron (ICYMI) (@CauldronICYMI...
June 03, 2016  |  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. "They...
Via Fox Sports North
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Nunez plays hero in fourth game for Twins

Eduardo Nunez's time in a Twins uniform has been brief, so it's not much of a stretch to say Sunday's game against Detroit was his biggest so far with Minnesota. In just his fourth game of the year with the Twins, Nunez delivered the go-ahead base hit in the top of the eighth inning as Minnesota eventually hung on to win 4-3 in the series finale against the Tigers. Thanks in part...
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May 11, 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 and...
Via Fox Sports North
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: Eduardo Nunez out, Yangervis Solarte in?

The New York Yankees have one roster spot left and it has come down to Eduardo Nunez and Yangervis Solarte. Dean Anna, according to multiple reports, was told Friday night that he’d won a spot on the 25-man roster. Nunez and Solarte were told not to pack for Houston just yet.Nunez is the once promising, yet extremely inconsistent right-handed hitter and Solarte is a switch-hitting...
Via Yankees Unscripted
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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