Nunez is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Astros, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports. Nunez is slashing .319/.324/.580 with five home runs in September, but will remain out of the lineup after Thursday's postponement. Jace Peterson will start at third base and bat eighth for the Orioles.
Nunez is not in the starting lineup against Houston on Thursday, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports. Nunez has been seeing the ball well lately, going 9-for-19 (.474 average) with three home runs and seven RBI dating back to Friday. In his absence, Jace Peterson will draw a start at third base and bat eighth in the order.
Nunez is not in the lineup Saturday against the Yankees, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports. Nunez has hit a solid .304 with three homers in his last 14 games. Steve Wilkerson will get the call at third base Saturday.
Nunez went 2-for-4 with a two-run home run and two runs scored in Friday's 8-10 loss to the Yankees. Nunez went deep in the eighth inning to cut the deficit to three, but New York would escape with a two-run victory. The 24-year-old is slashing .243/.307/.386 through 65 games with the regular season winding down.
Nunez is not in the lineup Tuesday against the Blue Jays, Roch Kubatko of MASN Sports reports. Nunez sits for just the third time since the start of August. He's hit a solid .271/.340/.410 over that stretch. Steve Wilkerson returns from a hamstring injury to start at third base in his absence.