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Scouting Yankees Prospect #15: Eduardo Nunez

Nunez is starting to tap his potential

The Yankees signed shortstop Eduardo Nunez out of the Dominican Republic back in 2004. Once considered a top prospect many years ago and lauded for his incredible tools, many had started to begin writing him off until his breakout season in Double-A last year. Now a member of the 40-man roster, he's inching his way closer to helping out at the big league level.

Vital Statistics: Name: Eduardo Nunez Position: Shortstop DOB: June 15, 1987 Height: 6'0" Weight: 185 Bats: Right Throws: Right The former switch-hitter entered the 2009 season with a career .251 average and broke out in a big way at the Double-A level, establishing career highs in batting average [.322], doubles [26], home runs [9], and runs scored [70]. "Offensively I've been better... Recommended Stories