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There’s no flash when it comes to Nick Swisher‘s numbers; he’s a 25-homer, 90-RBI guy who will contribute a ton in OBP leagues (career 13.3 BB%). If you’re looking to maximize Swisher’s skills then look no further than his L/R splits.
Against right-handed pitching Swisher has a career 0.48 BB:K rate while it’s a nice 1.08 rate against lefties. However, where his plate discipline suffers his power gains as he has a career .228 ISO against righties and .171 against lefties. These types of splits can be useful especially in head-to-head leagues where you need a boost in a certain area at the end of the week.
At a Glance
Strengths: BB, OBP
Neutral: R, HR, RBI, BA, SLG, OPS
Weaknesses: SB, K
Best-case scenario: Corey Hart (MIL)
Likely scenario: Josh Willingham (MIN), Logan Morrison (MIA), Jason Kubel (ARI)
Worst-case scenario: Adam Dunn (CHW)
Nick Swisher 2013 Fantasy Projection
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