Originally written on MLB Injury News  |  Last updated 10/21/14
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The Cleveland Indians continue to target free agent outfielder Nick Swisher, who’s market could be shifting, according to Jim Bowden of ESPN, and corner infielder Kevin Youkilis, reports Terry Pluto of the Cleveland Plain Dealer. Indians hoping to sign Nick Swisher for 4yrs $48-$50m...but market shift has him looking for 4yrs $60m — JIM BOWDEN (@JimBowdenESPNxm) December 7, 2012 I checked on the report of the 2-year, $18M Tribe offer to Youk. It could be a little higher than $18M for 2. — Terry Pluto (@terrypluto) December 7, 2012 The Indians are hoping to sign Swisher to a four-year deal in the range of $50 million. However, Bowden notes that the market for the free agent outfield has shifted, and the veteran slugger is now seeking something closer to $60 million over four years. Meanwhile, the Indians are waiting to hear from Youkilis regarding the two-year offer they’ve extended him. While Cleveland is one of the teams that has reportedly made Youkilis a two-year contract offer, Pluto notes that it could have a total value of a “little higher” than $18 million. Follow @mlbinjurynews !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.mlbinjurynews.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();
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