1B,3B,DH - DET
Detroit first baseman Renato Nunez went 1-for-3 with a two-run homer in an 8-2 win over the Astros on Tuesday.
Nunez has homered in two straight games for the Tigers. The veteran infielder should see regular playing time while Miguel Cabrera is on the injured list.
Detroit infielder Renato Nunez went 2-for-5 with a homer, a double, two runs, and an RBI in a 6-2 win over Houston on Monday.
Nunez was called up by the Tigers over the weekend after losing Miguel Cabrera to injury. He should get into the mix at first base over the next week or so.
The Tigers selected 1B Renato Nunez’s contract Sunday.
Nunez was called up by the Tigers after the team placed Miguel Cabrera (biceps) on the 10-day injured list. He failed to make the Opening Day roster but is expected to handle first base duties while Cabrera is sidelined. Nunez slashed .256/.324/.492 across 216 plate appearances for the Orioles in 2020.
Renato Nunez was informed by the Tigers that he will not be included on their Opening Day roster.
Nunez has an opt-out in his contract, which makes it likely he travels elsewhere. The 26-year-old is just two years removed from a 90 RBI season in Baltimore. His future landing spot could provide some serious value.
Tigers 1B/3B Renato Nunez arrived to camp and will participate in live batting practice Tuesday.
Nunez agreed to a minor-league deal with the Tigers during the off-season. He was unable to arrive to camp due to visa issues, but could play in game as soon as Friday. Nunez will compete for a starting spot at 1B/3B after slashing .256/.324/.492 for the Orioles in 2020.