jump to navigation

Abe Nunez Signs with Brew Crew January 23, 2008

Posted by Sean in Phillies.tk Archives.
Tags: ,
trackback

“No-Hit” Nunez as they call him over on We Should Be GM’s has signed with the NL Central contenders today.  The 31-year-old infielder signed a minor league deal, which means he might not see a Major League fastball for a while.  Because it was a minor league deal (as opposed to a major league one), terms were not disclosed.  Click for more.

With his addition, Milwaukee’s infield now looks like this:

Prince Fielder, 1B

Ricky Weeks, 2B

JJ Hardy, SS

Bill Hall, 3B/IF

Craig Counsell, IF

Abe Nunez, 3B/IF 

Joe Dillon, 1B/2B/LF (nobody)

Vinny Rottino, IF (another nobody)

Alcides Escobar, IF (thrid nobody)

Hernan Iribarren, IF (no one)

and Brad Nelson, CI/OF. With the recent signing of Mike Cameron to offset the departure of Geoff Jenkins to your Philadelphia Phillies, it seems that the Brew Crew are going to carry 5 outfielders and 6 infielders.  Prince, Weeks, Hardy, and Bill Hall are expected to start (reigning Rookie of the year Ryan Braun is moving to LF after committing 26 errors at the hot corner).  Craig Counsell is the only shoo-in as a backup, so “Honest Abe” will have to fight the 4 nobodies on the list for the last spot on the roster.  Since the Brewers like to go with younger guys who get on base more,  my judging is that he will start the year off as the starting third baseman at AAA Nashville, and most likely be called up later in the year.

Advertisements

Comments»

1. GM-Carson - January 24, 2008

No-More No-Hit…thank you baseball gods!


Reply. Do it.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: