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Postby The Big Stick » Tue Nov 29, 2005 8:52 pm

Phillies agree to deal with Nunez

PHILADELPHIA - Free agent infielder Abraham Nunez and the Philadelphia Phillies agreed Tuesday to a $3.35 million, two-year contract.
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The 29-year-old Nunez started 77 games at third base for St. Louis last season, becoming the regular when Scott Rolen was sidelined for the year with a shoulder injury. Nunez hit .285 with five home runs and 44 RBIss in 139 games. He also started at second base and shortstop.

"Nunez gives us some versatility in that he can play three infield positions and is a switch-hitter," Phillies general manager Pat Gillick said.

The contract includes a club option for 2008 and performance bonuses.

A native of the Dominican Republic, Nunez likely will platoon at third with David Bell, who hit just .199 against right-handers last season. Nunez hit .277 against right-handers last year.

For his career, Nunez has hit .248 with 16 homers and 161 RBIss in eight seasons with the Pittsburgh Pirates and one with the Cardinals.




Does anyone understand this move?
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Postby Music2004Man » Wed Nov 30, 2005 4:28 pm

I think I understand it. This obviously isn't a killer move but it does improve their bench. Nunez is a solid bench player and a better pinch hitting option than Endy Chavez or Tomas Perez.
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Re: Phillies agree to deal with Nunez

Postby Pogotheostrich » Wed Nov 30, 2005 4:34 pm

The Big Stick wrote:Does anyone understand this move?

Good glove, weak bat utility player I understand. What I don't understand is the $3.35 million part.
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Postby The Great White Hype » Thu Aug 17, 2006 12:15 pm

I'm waaaaaaay behind but NOOOOOOOOO, Nunez couldn't hit a softball right now. His numbers are absolutely atrocious, and as much as I hated Bell at third, Nunez is even worse!
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