Yankees trade Eduardo Nunez to Twins for prospect Miguel Sulbaran

By Dayn Perry | Baseball Writer

Eduardo Nunez will now be getting his uniform dirty as a member of the Twins. (USATSI)
Eduardo Nunez will now be getting his uniform dirty as a member of the Twins. (USATSI)

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The Yankees have trade infielder Eduardo Nunez to the Twins in exchange for minor-league lefty Miguel Sulbaran. The teams announced the deal on Monday.

Nunez, 26, owns a career slash line of .267/.313/.379 (87 OPS+) across parts of three big-league seasons. He's also capable of playing shortstop, second and third. The Twins announced that Nunez will be assigned to Triple-A Rochester.

As for Sulbaran, the 20-year-old Venezuelan owns a career minor-league ERA of 3.15 and a K/BB ratio of 3.48 in 55 games, 45 of which have been starts. He spent all of last season in the Low-A Midwest League.

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