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Zimmer Debuts, and Swisher Rehabs in Big Night for Akron

Canal Park may have been the most popular spot to be in Akron this week. Not only was it the homecoming weekend for Indians top prospect Bradley Zimmer, but it was also the rehab weekend for Indians 1B/OF Nick Swisher. On top of all of that, CBS Sports was also at Zimmer’s homecoming game to televise the entire event. “Ya, that was pretty cool. I know my parents and everyone...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Swisher Makes Rehab Appearance with Lake County Captains

During his recent rehab stint with the Lake County Captains, Nick Swisher said that, more than anything, he enjoyed being part of a team again. “Even if it’s not my team, it’s still part of a team,” Swisher said Monday night after his first appearance with the Captains. “When you’re banged up and going through this rehab process, you don’t really feel like part of anything...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Indians' Nick Swisher, Josh Tomlin begin rehab assignments

Nick Swisher is already making the most of his minor-league rehab assignment. The Indians designated hitter, who is working his way back from a left knee injury, played in his first rehab game for the Single-A Lake County Captains Monday night. The 34-year-old, who led off and served as DH, went 2-for-3 with two singles and a run scored for the Captains in what ended in a 4-3 victory...
Via Fox Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Cleveland Indians' Nick Swisher to begin rehab assignment

Nick Swisher is rehabbing his way back to Cleveland... again. The Indians designated hitter, who is working his way back from a left knee injury, will begin a rehab assignment Monday night with the Class-A Lake County Captains. Manager Terry Francona told reporters that Swisher will be in the lineup as DH for his first game and will play the outfield and get three at-bats for the...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Swisher working his way back to the big leagues

Cleveland Indians first baseman Nick Swisher, coming off a stint on the disabled list, will make a rehab appearence with the Indians Single-A affiliate Lake County Captains starting Monday night. Swisher has been dealing with inflammation in his left knee, and went to the DL for the second time this season on June 14. Prior to injury, Swisher was hitting .198 with a .261 OBP and...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Burning River Infirmary 06/16: The saga of Nick Swisher’s Knee

Nick Swisher received an injection in his left knee Monday after being placed on the disabled list the previous day with left knee inflammation. Swisher underwent surgery on both knees and started the season on the DL and did not play until May 5th. Inflammation of the knee is also referred to as Patellar Tendonitis, or “Jumper’s Knee.” It’s  an overuse injury that  affects...
Via Burning River Baseball
June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Nick Swisher’s career may be coming to an end

When the Cleveland Indians placed Nick Swisher on the 15-day disabled list and called up shortstop Francisco Lindor on Sunday it was just another indication that the outfielder/first baseman’s career might be coming to an end. It wasn’t that long ago that Swisher was a hot commodity in the free agent market. Coming off a 2012 season with the New York Yankees where he hit for...
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June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Cleveland Indians trade rumors: Nick Swisher edition

To say the very least, Nick Swisher hasn’t lived up to the hype that surrounded his signing by the Cleveland Indians two offseasons ago. On December 23, 2012, the Indians signed Swisher to a four-year contract worth $56 million that included a vesting option for a fifth year, and he was supposed to be a cornerstone piece for future Tribe success. Now in his third year with Cleveland...
June 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Nick Swisher ready to begin rehab assignment

Cleveland Indians first baseman and designated hitter Nick Swisher, who has not played in a regular season game for the Indians since August 2014, is expected to begin his rehab assignment Friday at Class AAA Columbus. Indians General Manager Chris Antonetti has indicated that he would like Swisher to complete back-to-back nine-inning games in the field before bringing him back...
Via Waiting For Next Year
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Listen: Tom Hamilton’s call of Nick Swisher’s Walk-off Grand Slam

He may be channeling Mendoza from a success rate, but Indians first baseman Nick Swisher sure has a knack for heroics. The latest comes via the walk-off, extra-inning grand slam that takes down the Los Angeles Angels in extra innings, 5-3. Check out legendary Tribe play-by-play man Tom Hamilton’s call of the game-winning blast. There are few things better than when Hammy lets...
Via Waiting For Next Year
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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