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Dom Nunez

#9 | C/1B | CubsCHC
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Dom Nunez
Name: Dominic Manuel Nunez
Born: Jan 17, 1995 in Elk Grove, CA
High School: Elk Grove (Calif.) HS
Ht.: 6'0" / Wt.: 175 lbs
Bats: L / Throws: R
Drafted in the 6th round (169th overall) by the Colorado Rockies in 2013 (signed for $800,000)
Nunez was mostly a shortstop in high school and while he showed good hands and an above-average arm for the position, he was a step slow. He moved behind the plate this year, playing the same position his father played at Sacramento CC under Jerry Weinstein, now a catching coach for the Rockies. Nunez doesn't have one tool that wows scouts, but can do a little bit of everything on the field and his intangibles help everything play up a little bit. Right now, Nunez's defense is ahead of his offense. Scouts like his compact lefthanded swing. His bat stays in the hitting zone for a long time and he uses the middle of the field well. He also shows good pitch recognition, but can come up out of his swing at times and needs to add strength to his wiry, 6-foot-1, 175-pound frame. Scouts have no doubt he'll be able to make those adjustments because he has strong makeup. Nunez has sneaky power and could hit 12-15 home runs in the big leagues. He also has an excellent baseball IQ and is a leader on the field. He is considered a tough sign away from UCLA.
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