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9 Eduardo Nunez SS
Height/Weight: 6-0/193 | Birthdate: 6/15/1987 | Birthplace: Santo Domingo, DR | Bats/Throws: R/R | Team: Minnesota | College: No College | MLB Experience: 6 | Salary: $533,300 | Owned/Started%: 1/0 | Average Draft Position: 9999
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Twins sit Danny Santana, Oswaldo Arcia, Jordan Schafer


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(5:37 pm ET) The Twins will be without three regulars in the starting lineup on Saturday. 

Shortstop Danny Santana, left fielder Oswaldo Arcia and center fielder Jordan Schafer are all out of the lineup. 

Eduardo Escobar will start his third game of the year at shortstop, batting eighth in the lineup. 

Eduardo Nunez gets his second start of the year in left, batting sixth. Shane Robinson starts for the sixth time in center, batting ninth. 


Trevor Plouffe gets the afternoon off after Friday's walkoff HR


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(4/18/2015) The Twins gave Trevor Plouffe the afternoon off after his heroic performance the previous night, per MLB.com. Plouffe belted a walkoff home run in the 11th inning to take down the Indians, 3-2. Utility man Eduardo Nunez will get the start and hit eighth for Minnesota against Danny Salazar.

Friday's home run was Plouffe's fifth hit of the season. He is hitting .143/.231/.343 with two homers and two RBI over 39 plate appearances.


Twins' Oswaldo Arcia, Kennys Vargas out of lineup Sunday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(4/12/2015) Twins outfielder Oswaldo Arcia and designated hitter Kennys Vargas are not in the starting lineup for Sunday's game against lefty Chris Sale and the White Sox.

The team is going righty-heavy against Sale, with Joe Mauer, who is serving as the team's designated hitter Sunday, the only lefty in the lineup. Third baseman Trevor Plouffe moves across the diamond to play first base, while Eduardo Escobar and Eduardo Nunez enter the lineup in place of Arcia and Vargas.

The Twins are underdogs (+135) against the White Sox Sunday, per VegasInsider.com.


Rays' rotation hopeful Matt Andriese goes five strong in start


by Ted Leshinski | Staff Writer
(3/25/2015) Competing for a spot in the Rays' starting rotation, Matt Andriese threw 75 pitches over five innings Wednesday against the Twins, allowing no earned runs, three hits, six strikeouts and one walk.

Andriese retired his first six batters before allowing a double to Twins third basemen Eduardo Nunez.

"I thought I commanded the strike zone with the sinker today," Andriese said. "Just throwing all of my pitches for strikes. The cutter was good on both sides of the plate and the sinker as well."

Andriese's numbers for the spring include a 1.10 ERA, 10 strikeouts and six walks in 16 1/3 innings.


Twins lock up Plouffe, Fien, Nunez for 2015


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(1/16/2015) The Twins have avoided arbitration with third baseman Trevor Plouffe, shortstop Eduardo Nunez, and reliever Casey Fien agreeing on 2015 salaries of $4.8 million, $1.025 million and $1.275 million respectively, according to St. Paul Pioneer Press and MLB.com.

Plouffe hit .258 with 14 home runs, 40 doubles and 80 RBI in 136 games in 2014. Nunez, a first-time arbitration qualifier, hit .250/.271/.382 with four homers, 24 RBI and nine stolen bases in 213 plate appearances. Fien posted a 3.98 ERA and a 1.17 WHIP over 63 1/3 innings in 2014.


Trevor Plouffe among six Twins players tendered Tuesday


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(12/3/2014) The Twins tendered contracts to all six of their arbitration-eligible players prior to Tuesday's deadline, MLB.com reports. Those players include: Third baseman Trevor Plouffe, reliever Brian Duensing, outfielder Jordan Schafer, shortstop Eduardo Nunez, pitchers Tommy Milone and Casey Fien.

Manager impressed with Eduardo Nunez as leadoff hitter


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(7/2/2014) Ron Gardenhire placed Twins shortstop Eduardo Nunez in the leadoff spot for the first time Tuesday night and liked what he saw beyond three hits, including a home run.

"He got a lot of hits, so it's easy to put him back up there," Gardenhire told MLB.com before the Wednesday game in which Nunez again topped the lineup. "I don't know if he's a prototype or even how many times he's done that in his career. But he's an aggressive hitter and has a good plan at the plate, and he can run a little bit."

Nunez had seven hits in his last 12 at-bats with four RBI in three games heading into Wednesday to sweeten his stat line to .321/.354/.487.


Eduardo Nunez has three hits, HR in win


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(7/2/2014) Twins shortstop Eduardo Nunez put together a strong performance Tuesday, in his second game back from the disabled list.

Nunez, who had two hits in his first game back, did himself one better Tuesday. He went 3 for 5 in a 10-2 win, with a home run, two RBI and three runs scored.

Nunez his hitting .321/.354/.487 with three home runs and 14 RBI in 78 at-bats on the season.  


Trevor Plouffe, Eduardo Nunez activated from DL


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(6/30/2014) As expected, Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe (oblique) and infielder Eduardo Nunez (hamstring) were activated from the 15-day disabled list Monday.

Twins expect Trevor Plouffe, Eduardo Nunez back Monday


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(6/27/2014) The Twins expect to have both Trevor Plouffe and Eduardo Nunez back from the disabled list Monday, according to MLB.com.

Plouffe was with the team in Texas taking batting practice, while recovering from a rib injury, while Nunez is working his way back from a hamstring injury at Double-A New Britain.  


Eduardo Nunez begins rehab assignment


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(6/27/2014) Twins infielder Eduardo Nunez return to action at Double-A New Britain Thursday, as he began his rehab assignment.

Nunez is working his way back from a hamstring injury, and made it through much of Thursday's game before his scheduled removal. He went 0 for 3 at the plate and played in the field without issue.


Eduardo Nunez to begin rehab assignment Thursday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(6/25/2014) Twins infielder Eduardo Nunez is scheduled to begin a rehab assignment with Double-A New Britain Thursday, MLB.com reports.

Nunez is recovering from a hamstring injury and will be a candidate to come off the disabled list early next week if all goes well with his rehab. He has hit .290/.319/.435 with two home runs and 11 RBI in 69 at-bats.


Trevor Plouffe, Eduardo Nunez expected back after road trip


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(6/22/2014) Twins manager Ron Gardenhire said he expects third baseman Trevor Plouffe (left rib inflammation) and infielder Eduardo Nunez (hamstring) to be ready to come off the 15-day disabled list after the team finishes a six-game road trip June 29, per MLB.com.

"I don't know if they're even going to need rehab," Gardenhire said. "When we get back from this trip, they should be both ready. Whether they're going to rehab or not, we're not decided yet."


Twins' Trevor Plouffe, Eduardo Nunez healing well


by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst
(6/22/2014) Twins manager Ron Gardenhire said third baseman Trevor Plouffe (oblique) and left fielder Eduardo Nunez (hamstring) are healing well, reports the St. Paul Pioneer Press. They're on track to return from the disabled list early next month, during a seven-game homestand that starts June 30.

Eduardo Nunez placed on DL by Minnesota


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(6/19/2014) Twins left fielder Eduardo Nunez had claimed he was ready to return from a hamstring injury, but he was instead placed Thursday on the 15-day disabled list.

Nunez has been productive in limited duty this season with a .290/.319/.435 stat line.


Eduardo Nunez feels he's ready to return to lineup


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(6/18/2014) Twins infielder Eduardo Nunez said he feels he's ready to return to the lineup Thursday against the White Sox after missing a fourth straight start Wednesday due to a hamstring strain. Nunez tested his hamstring running the bases and fielding grounders at third base Wednesday, per MLB.com.

Eduardo Nunez likely to avoid DL


by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst
(6/18/2014) Twins outfielder Eduardo Nunez (hamstring) ran the bases before Wednesday's game, reports the St. Paul Pioneer Press. While he wasn't moving at top speed, it appears he'll avoid a trip to the disabled list, the report said.

Still, it would be a surprise if Nunez returned to the starting lineup Thursday.


Eduardo Nunez out of the lineup again


by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst
(6/18/2014) Twins outfielder Eduardo Nunez (hamstring) remained out of the lineup Wednesday as he continues to battle a hamstring injury. If he can't run the bases to get cleared by trainers before Wednesday's game, he could go on the disabled list, reports the St. Paul Pioneer Press.

Eduardo Nunez available off bench Tuesday


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(6/17/2014) Though he is not in the starting lineup Tuesday, Twins infielder Eduardo Nunez is available off the bench for that evening's game against the Red Sox, according to the St. Paul Pioneer Press.

Nunez has been sidelined by a hamstring injury over the last few days, but has improved more rapidly than expected. He got through a full pregame workout Tuesday and has been cleared to play off the bench.


Eduardo Nunez still fighting through hamstring injury


by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com
(6/17/2014) Twins shortstop Eduardo Nunez is not in the lineup Tuesday against the Red Sox, as he continues to deal with a hamstring injury.

He told the St. Paul Pioneer Press he took batting practice Tuesday and hopes to begin working out in the field as well. He hopes to avoid a disabled list stint, despite earlier reports indicating he might miss up to two weeks. 


Eduardo Nunez sits as expected


by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst
(6/16/2014) As expected, Twins infielder Eduardo Nunez was not in Monday's lineup against the Red Sox. Nunez aggravated a hamstring injury Saturday and could be out a week or two.

Eduardo Nunez might miss a week or two


by Larry Hartstein | Senior Analyst
(6/16/2014) Twins manager Ron Gardenhire told MLB.com that infielder Eduardo Nunez, who aggravated his right hamstring Saturday, could miss a week or two. Nunez is batting .290 with two homers and 11 RBI in 69 at-bats.

Eduardo Nunez to be re-evaluated Monday


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(6/15/2014) Twins outfielder Eduardo Nunez will be re-evaluated Monday, according to MLB.com.

Nunez injured his hamstring Saturday, and was not in the team's starting lineup Sunday. He had some tests done prior to Sunday's game, and the team should have more information Monday. Nunez is hitting .290 over 69 at-bats.


Eduardo Nunez strains hamstring Saturday


by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(6/14/2014) Twins infielder Eduardo Nunez went 2 for 3 with a triple and an RBI in Saturday's 12-9 loss to the Tigers but also strained his hamstring and is doubtful to play in Sunday's series finale, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

Nunez didn't start Saturday but came in after an injury to third baseman Trevor Plouffe. After a nice performance at the plate, Nunez had to be removed himself for Brian Dozier, who is also dealing with an injury. The Twins may have a tough time filling out the lineup card in Sunday's series finale without making some roster moves.


Eduardo Nunez has season-best three hits in losing effort


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(6/9/2014) Twins infielder Eduardo Nunez, who made his first start in right field Sunday, totaled a season-best three hits during a 14-5 loss against the Astros. Nunez came into the game batting .214 (6 for 28) in his previous 13 games (five starts).

Nunez clubbed a solo home run off Collin McHugh in the fourth inning -- his second home run this season. He added an RBI single in the seventh inning and another single in the ninth inning.