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McCovey Chronicles Jul 29, 2016
The Eduardo Nunez trade seems a little curious on the surface, so let's attempt to unpack it. Eduardo Nunez wasn’t very good before last season, there are serious questions about his defense, and he’s in the middle of a vile slump. Another infielder was about fourth or fifth on the Giants’ priority list, yet they still gave up one of their top pitching prospects to get him. Slept on it. Don’t like it. The Giants are likely better than they were yesterday, though, and they’ll have more flexibility next year than they otherwise would have, though. Because Nunez’s arbitration...
Giants Extra | San Jose Mercury News Jul 28, 2016
The Giants acquired All-Star infielder Eduardo Nunez from the Minnesota Twins Thursday in exchange for minor league pitcher Adalberto Mejia. Nunez, 29, is hitting .296 with 12 home runs, 49 runs scored, 47 RBIs… Continue Reading → The post Giants acquire speedy infielder Eduardo Nunez from Twins for Adalberto Mejia appeared first on Giants Extra.
McCovey Chronicles Jul 28, 2016
The 29-year-old plays every infield position and a little outfield, but the Giants had to give up their #3 prospect, starting pitcher Adalberto Mejia. The Giants have been linked to middle relievers, closers, starting pitchers, and outfielders. Their first move of trade season, though, was to nab an infielder, nabbing 29-year-old Eduardo Nunez from the Twins in exchange for Adalberto Mejia, one of the top pitching prospects in the organization. Nunez was an American League All-Star this year, hitting .300/.326/.444 for the Twins, leading the AL in stolen bases with 26. He’s already more...
Twinkie Town Jul 28, 2016
Coming back to the Twins will be lefthanded pitcher Adalberto Mejia, ranked as the 91st best prospect in baseball. After Thursday’s game, the Twins announced that utility infielder Eduardo Nunez was traded to the San Francisco Giants for lefthanded reliever Adalberto Mejia. Nunez has had a breakout season this year, hitting .296/.325/.439 with a career-high 12 home runs and 26 stolen bases, also a career high. Despite eclipsing his previous high in home runs by seven, Nunez’s isolated power was still a below-average .144 thanks to fewer doubles relative to his at-bats, but his speed...
Minneapolis Star-Tribune Jul 28, 2016
Eduardo Nunez, the Twins lone All-Star this season, is on his way to the Giants. In return, Minnesota received lefthanded pitcher Adalberto Mejia.
Plain Dealer Jul 27, 2016
The Indians, with Monday's trade deadline approach, continue to converse with several teams to try and strengthen their hold on first place in the AL Central.