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Eduardo Núñez
.296 12 47
Team: San FranciscoHt / Wt: 6-0 / 193 NFBC ADP: 115.40
Position: SSBorn: 6/15/1987 Birthplace: Santo Domingo, DR
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: Undrafted by Yankees (2004)

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Oct. 11 9:42 AM PT10:42 AM MT11:42 AM CT12:42 PM ET12:42 ET16:42 GMT0:42 9:42 AM MST11:42 AM EST12:12 PM VEN20:42 UAE11:42 AM CT-Nunez has been limited to pinch-hitting duties in the NLDS against the Cubs because of a hamstring injury, going 0 for 3.
Analysis: Giants manager Bruce Bochy could try to get him an at-bat relatively early in Game 4 considering Nunez has gone 5 for 15 with four doubles and three walks against Cubs scheduled starter John Lackey.
Oct. 6 9:00 PM PT10:00 PM MT11:00 PM CT12:00 AM ET0:00 ET4:00 GMT12:00 9:00 PM MST11:00 PM EST11:30 PM VEN8:00 UAE11:00 PM CT-The San Francisco Giants put Eduardo Nunez on their roster for the NL Division Series against the Chicago Cubs after the third baseman had been sidelined with a strained right hamstring.
Analysis: Nunez, an AL All-Star this season with Minnesota, hasn't played since Sept. 25. Conor Gillaspie replaced him for the wild-card game Wednesday night and hit a three-run homer in the ninth inning of San Francisco's 3-0 win against the New York Mets.
Sep. 29 9:09 AM PT10:09 AM MT11:09 AM CT12:09 PM ET12:09 ET16:09 GMT0:09 9:09 AM MST11:09 AM EST11:39 AM VEN20:09 UAE11:09 AM CT-While Nunez still hopes to return from a hamstring injury this weekend for the season-ending series against the NL West champion Dodgers, Bochy considers it ''questionable.''
Analysis: Nunez has a mild right hamstring pull.
Sep. 27 3:36 PM PT4:36 PM MT5:36 PM CT6:36 PM ET18:36 ET22:36 GMT6:36 3:36 PM MST5:36 PM EST6:06 PM VEN2:36 UAE (+1)5:36 PM CT-Nunez had an MRI exam that showed a mild right hamstring pull that is expected to keep him out a few days.
Analysis: Nunez has hit .269 with four homers and 20 RBIs in 50 games with the Giants after being acquired from the Twins. Overall, he's batting .288 with 16 homers, 67 RBIs and 40 stolen bases in 141 contests.
Sep. 21 10:08 AM PT11:08 AM MT12:08 PM CT1:08 PM ET13:08 ET17:08 GMT1:08 10:08 AM MST12:08 PM EST12:38 PM VEN21:08 UAE12:08 PM CT-Nunez went 2 for 5 with his fourth home run with the Giants in Tuesday's 2-0 win over the Dodgers.
Analysis: Nunez is batting .276 with 16 RBIs in 45 games with the Giants.
Sep. 16 10:27 AM PT11:27 AM MT12:27 PM CT1:27 PM ET13:27 ET17:27 GMT1:27 10:27 AM MST12:27 PM EST12:57 PM VEN21:27 UAE12:27 PM CT-Nunez returned to the lineup Thursday after missing three games with tightness in his back, going 3 for 4 with a run scored.
Analysis: Nunez has hit safely in his last nine games, batting .400 with eight RBIs.
Sep. 14 11:05 PM PT12:05 AM MT1:05 AM CT2:05 AM ET2:05 ET6:05 GMT14:05 11:05 PM MST1:05 AM EST1:35 AM VEN10:05 UAE1:05 AM CT-Nunez, scratched Monday night with back tightness, was held out again Tuesday because of soreness in the left side of his back.
Analysis: It's uncertain when he will return to the lineup.
Sep. 10 9:15 AM PT10:15 AM MT11:15 AM CT12:15 PM ET12:15 ET16:15 GMT0:15 9:15 AM MST11:15 AM EST11:45 AM VEN20:15 UAE11:15 AM CT-Nunez doubled, singled and drove in two runs Friday.
Analysis: Nunez has hit safely in six straight games while totaling six RBIs.
Sep. 7 9:28 AM PT10:28 AM MT11:28 AM CT12:28 PM ET12:28 ET16:28 GMT0:28 9:28 AM MST11:28 AM EST11:58 AM VEN20:28 UAE11:28 AM CT-Nunez had a solo homer in the third inning and a game-tying RBI groundout in the eighth of Tuesday's 3-2 win in Colorado.
Analysis: Nunez has 15 home runs after entering the year with 18 through his first six major league seasons. His homer Tuesday was his first in 25 road games since the All-Star break, a span in which he's batted .174.
Aug. 29 9:33 AM PT10:33 AM MT11:33 AM CT12:33 PM ET12:33 ET16:33 GMT0:33 9:33 AM MST11:33 AM EST12:03 PM VEN20:33 UAE11:33 AM CT-Nunez went 3 for 5 with a homer and a double in the Giants' 13-4 rout of the Braves on Sunday.
Analysis: It's been a feast or famine August for Nunez, who had 10 of his hits this month in a total of three games. In the other 21, he's 11 for 73.
Aug. 19 8:36 AM PT9:36 AM MT10:36 AM CT11:36 AM ET11:36 ET15:36 GMT23:36 8:36 AM MST10:36 AM EST11:06 AM VEN19:36 UAE10:36 AM CT-Nunez had a huge night at the plate in Thursday's win over the Mets, finishing 4 for 4 with a triple, three RBIs, two runs scored and a stolen base.
Analysis: The 2016 AL All-Star hadn't been contributing much to his new team, as he entered the contest hitting just .200 with three RBIs in 18 games since being acquired from Minnesota in late July.
Aug. 16 11:08 AM PT12:08 PM MT1:08 PM CT2:08 PM ET14:08 ET18:08 GMT2:08 11:08 AM MST1:08 PM EST1:38 PM VEN22:08 UAE1:08 PM CT-Nunez homered in a Giants uniform for the first time Monday, also chipping in a double in a loss to Pittsburgh.
Analysis: Nunez had failed to homer in his first 28 games following the All-Star break, including 15 since being acquired from Minnesota, after going deep 12 times during the first half of the season. He's batting just .191 since the break.
Aug. 6 8:27 PM PT9:27 PM MT10:27 PM CT11:27 PM ET23:27 ET3:27 GMT11:27 8:27 PM MST10:27 PM EST10:57 PM VEN7:27 UAE (+1)10:27 PM CT-Nunez matched a career high with four hits - including two triples and a double - in Saturday's 7-1 win at Washington.
Analysis: Nunez had been 0 for 14 over his previous five games with San Francisco.
July 30 6:02 PM PT7:02 PM MT8:02 PM CT9:02 PM ET21:02 ET1:02 GMT9:02 6:02 PM MST8:02 PM EST8:32 PM VEN5:02 UAE (+1)8:02 PM CT-Nunez had two hits, including a two-run double, helping the San Francisco Giants rally from an early three-run deficit to beat the Washington Nationals 5-3 on Saturday.
Analysis: Nunez has gone 2 for 6 in his first two games for the Giants. The All-Star should be fantasy relevant until Matt Duffy returns from injury.
July 28 8:30 PM PT9:30 PM MT10:30 PM CT11:30 PM ET23:30 ET3:30 GMT11:30 8:30 PM MST10:30 PM EST11:00 PM VEN7:30 UAE (+1)10:30 PM CT-The San Francisco Giants acquired Nunez from the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night in exchange for a minor league pitcher.
Analysis: Nunez is batting .296 with 12 home runs and 47 RBIs this season for the Twins and was leading the American League with 27 steals at the time of the trade. The move adds some much-needed depth to San Francisco's injury-plagued infield.
July 19 7:26 PM PT8:26 PM MT9:26 PM CT10:26 PM ET22:26 ET2:26 GMT10:26 7:26 PM MST9:26 PM EST9:56 PM VEN6:26 UAE (+1)9:26 PM CT-Nunez went 2 for 4 with three RBIs in Tuesday's win at Detroit. He avoided going three straight games without a hit for the first time since the first three days of the season.
Analysis: Nunez, who entered Tuesday in a 2-for-18 slump, is batting .317 (26 for 82) with 15 RBIs in his last 18 games.
July 18 7:10 PM PT8:10 PM MT9:10 PM CT10:10 PM ET22:10 ET2:10 GMT10:10 7:10 PM MST9:10 PM EST9:40 PM VEN6:10 UAE (+1)9:10 PM CT-Nunez hasn't been at his best since returning from the All-Star break, going 2 for 18.
Analysis: Nunez has gone hitless in consecutive games for the first time since May 22-23.
July 17 10:55 PM PT11:55 PM MT12:55 AM CT1:55 AM ET1:55 ET5:55 GMT13:55 10:55 PM MST12:55 AM EST1:25 AM VEN9:55 UAE12:55 AM CT-After a rare hitless game Friday, Nunez rebounded with a pair of hits in Saturday's 5-4, 11-inning win over Cleveland.
Analysis: Nunez has hit safely in 12 of his last 15 games, going 24 for 70 (.343) with three homers and 12 RBIs.
July 10 9:28 AM PT10:28 AM MT11:28 AM CT12:28 PM ET12:28 ET16:28 GMT0:28 9:28 AM MST11:28 AM EST11:58 AM VEN20:28 UAE11:28 AM CT-Nunez went deep Saturday to help Minnesota pull out an 8-6 win over the Rangers.
Analysis: Nunez has heated up with a .367 average, three homers, five doubles and 12 RBIs in his last 13 games.
July 9 9:48 AM PT10:48 AM MT11:48 AM CT12:48 PM ET12:48 ET16:48 GMT0:48 9:48 AM MST11:48 AM EST12:18 PM VEN20:48 UAE11:48 AM CT-Nunez had two hits, stole two bases, drove in a run and scored one in Friday's loss to Texas.
Analysis: Nunez has driven in one run in four straight games, a span in which he's 8 for 18 (.444). He's tied a career high with 22 stolen bases on the season.
July 8 9:53 AM PT10:53 AM MT11:53 AM CT12:53 PM ET12:53 ET16:53 GMT0:53 9:53 AM MST11:53 AM EST12:23 PM VEN20:53 UAE11:53 AM CT-Nunez reached base five times in Thursday's win over the Rangers, collecting three hits and two walks while driving in a run and scoring one.
Analysis: Nunez had gone 14 straight games without drawing a walk. He's batting .380 with 10 runs and nine RBIs over his last 11 games.
July 5 5:16 PM PT6:16 PM MT7:16 PM CT8:16 PM ET20:16 ET0:16 GMT8:16 5:16 PM MST7:16 PM EST7:46 PM VEN4:16 UAE (+1)7:16 PM CT-Nunez was named an All-Star for the first time Tuesday.
Analysis: The 29-year-old is batting .315 with career highs of 11 homers and 34 RBIs to go along with 19 stolen bases in 73 games.
July 2 6:29 PM PT7:29 PM MT8:29 PM CT9:29 PM ET21:29 ET1:29 GMT9:29 6:29 PM MST8:29 PM EST8:59 PM VEN5:29 UAE (+1)8:29 PM CT-Nunez helped the Twins record a 17-5 rout of Texas on Saturday by going 4 for 5 with two RBIs and three runs scored.
Analysis: Nunez continues to state his case as a legitimate fantasy option. He's hitting .429 with eight runs scored and six RBIs over his last six games and an impressive .322 with 18 stolen bases for the season.
June 30 5:21 PM PT6:21 PM MT7:21 PM CT8:21 PM ET20:21 ET0:21 GMT8:21 5:21 PM MST7:21 PM EST7:51 PM VEN4:21 UAE (+1)7:21 PM CT-Nunez went 2 for 4 with a pair of RBIs in Thursday's loss to the White Sox.
Analysis: With a .319 average and a career-high 11 home runs, Nunez continues to be one of the few bright spots in the Twins' dismal season. He's hit safely in 17 of his last 20 games and is 8 for 18 with two homers over his past four.
June 29 8:41 PM PT9:41 PM MT10:41 PM CT11:41 PM ET23:41 ET3:41 GMT11:41 8:41 PM MST10:41 PM EST11:11 PM VEN7:41 UAE (+1)10:41 PM CT-Nunez continued an impressive stretch with three hits, including a home run, in Wednesday's loss to the White Sox.
Analysis: Nunez is batting .328 with eight homers in his last 32 games.
June 27 7:17 AM PT8:17 AM MT9:17 AM CT10:17 AM ET10:17 ET14:17 GMT22:17 7:17 AM MST9:17 AM EST9:47 AM VEN18:17 UAE9:17 AM CT-Nunez went 2 for 5 with his 10th home run in Sunday's 7-1 win at Yankee Stadium.
Analysis: Nunez appears to be back on track after he had been just 3 for 18 over his previous five games.
June 10 12:57 PM PT1:57 PM MT2:57 PM CT3:57 PM ET15:57 ET19:57 GMT3:57 12:57 PM MST2:57 PM EST3:27 PM VEN23:57 UAE2:57 PM CT-Nunez finished with a pair of hits Thursday, but it was too little for the Twins in a 10-3 loss to Miami.
Analysis: Nunez has been on a nice little roll, batting .391 with six home runs, two doubles and seven RBIs in his last 14 games.
June 8 9:05 PM PT10:05 PM MT11:05 PM CT12:05 AM ET0:05 ET4:05 GMT12:05 9:05 PM MST11:05 PM EST11:35 PM VEN8:05 UAE11:05 PM CT-Nunez homered twice Tuesday.
Analysis: The Twins infielder is batting a sizzling .418 with six home runs and seven RBIs over a 12-game stretch.
June 5 10:12 AM PT11:12 AM MT12:12 PM CT1:12 PM ET13:12 ET17:12 GMT1:12 10:12 AM MST12:12 PM EST12:42 PM VEN21:12 UAE12:12 PM CT-Nunez stayed hot with two hits and two runs scored in Saturday's loss to Tampa Bay.
Analysis: Nunez is hitting .413 with three home runs over his last 10 games to raise his average to .331 in what's looking like a career year.
May 29 12:22 PM PT1:22 PM MT2:22 PM CT3:22 PM ET15:22 ET19:22 GMT3:22 12:22 PM MST2:22 PM EST2:52 PM VEN23:22 UAE2:22 PM CT-The red-hot Nunez homered and finished 4 for 5 in Saturday's win at Seattle.
Analysis: The utility man is 9 for 15 with two homers over his last three games to raise his season average to .333, though it'll be tough for Nunez to maintain that surprising pace.
May 22 10:19 AM PT11:19 AM MT12:19 PM CT1:19 PM ET13:19 ET17:19 GMT1:19 10:19 AM MST12:19 PM EST12:49 PM VEN21:19 UAE12:19 PM CT-Nunez homered to cap a five-run rally in the eighth inning, and the Minnesota Twins broke loose to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-3 on Saturday.
Analysis: Nunez's three-run shot was his third homer of the season. He also doubled while boosting his average to .331.
May 14 12:02 PM PT1:02 PM MT2:02 PM CT3:02 PM ET15:02 ET19:02 GMT3:02 12:02 PM MST2:02 PM EST2:32 PM VEN23:02 UAE2:02 PM CT-Nunez went 2 for 5 with a homer and two RBIs in Friday's loss at Cleveland.
Analysis: Nunez has been tearing it up while receiving regular playing time at shortstop. He's batting .356 thus far and has hit safely in 12 of his last 14 games.
Apr. 25 12:07 PM PT1:07 PM MT2:07 PM CT3:07 PM ET15:07 ET19:07 GMT3:07 12:07 PM MST2:07 PM EST2:37 PM VEN23:07 UAE2:07 PM CT-Nunez matched a career high with four hits in Minnesota's loss to Washington on Sunday.
Analysis: Nunez is raking with a .432 average.
Apr. 16 1:59 PM PT2:59 PM MT3:59 PM CT4:59 PM ET16:59 ET20:59 GMT4:59 1:59 PM MST3:59 PM EST4:29 PM VEN0:59 UAE (+1)3:59 PM CT-Nunez was 3 for 3 with a double in Friday's win over the Angels.
Analysis: Nunez is 7 for 8 in his last three games.
Apr. 11 3:07 PM PT4:07 PM MT5:07 PM CT6:07 PM ET18:07 ET22:07 GMT6:07 3:07 PM MST5:07 PM EST5:37 PM VEN2:07 UAE (+1)5:07 PM CT-Nunez matched a career high with four hits in Minnesota's 4-3 loss to Kansas City on Sunday.
Analysis: Nunez only had one previous at-bat over the prior three games. He's certainly earned more playing time.

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