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Tigers Prospect Profile #19: Gustavo Nunez

Gustavo was the 'Caps shortstop in '09

After a breakout 2009 campaign, Gustavo Nunez has shot up the charts, but not quite as high as some were expecting. What's there that has many so excited, but also what's keeping him from vaulting to among the top prospects in the organization?

Gustavo Nunez Position: Shortstop Height: 5-10 Weight: 160 Born: 2/8/1988 Bats: Both Throws: Right Background After signing just months before his 19th birthday in 2007, Nunez has made quick work of the Tigers system. During his debut summer in the Dominican Summer League, Nunez posted a .284/.370/.350 line, and actually drove in 42 runs hitting at the top of the DSL lineup. After a...

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