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Twins Move All-Star Eduardo Nunez to the Giants; Indians Had Interest in 3B

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The Indians lost out on Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman earlier this week by to the Cubs, and Thursday night another possible trade target went elsewhere, as Twins All-Star 3B Eduardo Nunez was shipped to the San Francisco Giants.

The Giants shipped lefty Adalberto Mejia to Minnesota in return for Nunez, a pitcher who had moved up this season from AA to AAA.

The 29-year-old was someone the Indians were reported to have interest in. He's had been a shortstop for most of his upbringing, but had seen a lot of time at third base while also appearing a second and in the outfield, something that was of interest to the Tribe.

Nunez was the only All-Star for the Twins, this season he was clutch, hitting .296 with 12 home runs, 47 RBI and 27 stolen bases.

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The Indians will continue to chat with teams as the trade deadline gets closer. The deadline for the club to make a move is Monday afternoon.