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Is Recent 40-Man Addition and Yankees’ Prospect Eduardo Nunez Legit?

Spring Training in 2009, Eduardo Nunez and Ramiro Pena started to get a lot of hype after showing decent hitting skills and making flashy defensive plays. A quick glance at either of their numbers would've told you that neither was a particularly strong prospect, and neither could be counted on as thee Yankees' shortstop of the future.

That didn't stop Ken Rosenthal from speculating that the Yankees might benefit from moving Derek Jeter off of shortstop a la Michael Young in Texas. Rosenthal didn't mind the fact that there aren't many similarities between the two situations.

Well, a few things happened in 2009. Ramiro Pena surprisingly broke camp with the major league team and did an admirable job filling in when needed. His defense ...

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