ESPN’s Jim Bowen tweets that OF Nick Swisher is mulling the Tribe’s offer:
Nick Swisher giving serious consideration to 4-year $52mm offer from Indians….preferred LAD,LAA,NYY because of wife acting but not avail
— JIM BOWDEN (@JimBowdenESPNxm) December 22, 2012
The Tribe made their pitch to the former Ohio State outfielder on Tuesday and Swisher visited other teams throughout the rest of the week. If you weren’t aware, Swisher is married to actress JoAnna Garcia, most recently of Animal Practice and Royal Pains (full IMDB: here). Last season with the Yankees, Swisher batted .272 (OPS .837) with 24 home runs, 36 doubles and 93 RBI.
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