Originally posted on IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught  |  Last updated 10/25/12
The official Yankiverse rumor line seems to be that Nick Swisher is gone from the Tankees. I'll believe it when I see it.  Swish has always been a likeable, bi-polar West Virginia mope who drank the Kool-Aid of Gotham like mother's milk, and set himself up for a post-baseball career as a sitcom walk-on, card show lugnut or ESPN smiling caballero.  He won't be happy in KC or SD - or any place without celebrity entourages.  It's either New York or LA. I'm figuring the Mets don't bite. The Dodgers and Angels don't need another OF. That leaves Swish deciding whether to play one more year with the Tankees or spend the rest of his life in a Cleveland of the mind. Frankly, I think he'd rather get himself a new pair of Pradas.But here's the rub.  I don't think the Tankees want him back. I think they say so in public. After all, he's a popular guy, he hits in the regular season, and he's not the team's only headcase in October. I just think Cashman has moved on.  Swish didn't bring the kind ...
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