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Lance Berkman Heads To DL, Prospect Eduardo Nunez Gets Chance at Last

York Yankees prospect shortstop Eduardo Nunez has been called up to the big leagues after first baseman Lance Berkman was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained right ankle. Berkman has wanted to play, but he understands the move as part of the game.

Nunez, 23, has been hitting .289 and stole 23 bases in 118 games for the Triple A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees. He has only been caught five times trying to steal.

Nunez made his Major League debut when he replaced Derek Jeter at shortstop in the seventh inning as a defensive replacement. He also made his first plate appearance of his career and fouled out. 

To make up for that out, Nunez made a nice double play in the ninth inning (shown in the picture) to show that ...

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