Originally posted on Sports Injury Alert  |  Last updated 8/4/14

Apr 9, 2014; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Indians first baseman Nick Swisher (33) tosses the ball to first base on a ground out by San Diego Padres right fielder Seth Smith (not pictured) in the third inning at Progressive Field. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports
The Cleveland Indians moved to a game over .500 with a 4-3, 12th-inning win over the Texas Rangers on Sunday. Michael Brantley's walk-off home run improved the Indians to 56-55, third in the American League Central. Designated hitter Nick Swisher was removed from the game in the ninth inning with what appears to be a strain in his right wrist.  #453090716 / gettyimages.comAs reported by Alec Shirkey of MLB.com, after striking out in all three at-bats in Sundays game, Swisher was replaced by outfielder Chris Dickerson.  Manager Terry Francona said Swisher suffered the injury while swinging at a Yu Darvish breaking ball in the sixth inning."He has a mild strain of his right wrist. He was looked at and showed pretty good strength. He'll be looked at tomorrow and we'll go from there."It's been a tough season for the 33-year old veteran, who missed time earlier with a hyperextended knee. He's batting just .212 with eight home runs and 42 RBI in 93 games this season. Swisher, who ha...
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