Diamondbacks Claim Gustavo Nunez

The Diamondbacks announced that they claimed shortstop Gustavo Nunez off of waivers from the Pirates (Twitter link). The 24-year-old recently completed his sixth professional season.

Nunez appeared in just 14 games this past year, playing with three of the Pirates' affiliates. In six years playing in the Pittsburgh and Detroit organizations the Dominican infielder has a .266/.321/.349 batting line.

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4 Comments on "Diamondbacks Claim Gustavo Nunez"

2 years 10 months ago

waste of a rule 5 pick up right there…..

2 years 10 months ago

true but most Rule V picks end up that way. There are exceptions of course, I mean Pirates fans probably know better than just about anyone how well they can work out , but most don’t end up being particularly meaningful.

2 years 10 months ago

there was not anybody out there that was really worthwhile though, and this team is too talented to worry about losing rule 5 players

2 years 10 months ago