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If Alex Rodriguez hits disabled list, do Yankees call on Nick Swisher? Rob Refsnyder?

Refsnyder's hitting just .235 BALTIMORE — If some Yankees fans had their way, half the players on this 8-16 team would be traded/benched/some action that doesn't exist, and a handful of Triple-A players would be called to take their spots. As of Tuesday afternoon, that was not going to happen—New York general manager Brian Cashman said as...
1 day ago

WATCH: Nick Swisher loves being a dad

Nick Swisher tells Chris Shearn what it is like for him as a dad and how awesome life has been for him.
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nick Swisher on his journey back to the Yankees

Chris Shearn sits down with Nick Swisher in Scranton to discuss Swisher's long journey back to the Yankees and the minor-league deal that could put Swish in pinstripes once more.
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Nick Swisher Make it Back to the New York Yankees Roster?

The New York Yankees brought back a familiar face to the organization in former fan favorite Nick Swisher. Swisher has had a bumpy few years since leaving the Yankees in free agency, but is extremely glad to be back in the Yankees organization. Swisher did not want to end his career on such a sour note by being released from the Atlanta Braves as he believes he simply did not fit...
Via The Sports Journal
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Cleveland Indian Nick Swisher set to re-join Yankees

In what has turned into a rollercoaster of a career, with more dips the past three seasons, it appears that former Cleveland Indians first baseman and outfielder Nick Swisher is set to head back to where his best years in the MLB took place. According to ESPN’s Andrew Marchand, the 35-year-old will ink a minor-league deal with the New York Yankees after being released by the Atlanta...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: What the Nick Swisher signing means for the team

After news came out in early February that first baseman Greg Bird would be out for the entire 2016 season with a torn labrum, the New York Yankees knew that they needed to have a backup for incumbent starter Mark Teixiera. Still, the front office were confident in their internal options and didn’t sign any free agents to fill this role. As a result, spring training saw Dustin...
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Swisher signs minor league deal with Yankees

A little over three years after a departure that didn’t take place on the best of terms, Nick Swisher is headed back to the New York Yankees. The team announced Saturday that Swisher was joining the team on a minor league deal. Yankees announce they've signed former Indians 1B Nick Swisher to a minor league contract. Atlanta released Swish at the end of ST. — paul hoynes...
Via Larry Brown Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Swisher working out, awaiting next opportunity

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Nick Swisher is hard at work awaiting his next opportunity. Swisher took batting practice and worked out at first base Saturday at the New York Yankees' minor league complex in Florida. The 35-year-old infielder/outfielder, who played for the Yankees from 2009-12, asked if he could work out there and the team said yes. He says: ''The fact they let me come out...
Via Associated Press
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Nick Swisher find an MLB Home for the 2016 Season?

Outfielder Nick Swisher has been on a steep decline the past two seasons and now has been released by the Atlanta Braves after being acquired last season in a trade from the Cleveland Indians. Swisher batted .195 with four homers and 17 runs batted in in 46 games with the team. There simply was no room on the Braves roster for Swisher as the National League does not have a designated...
Via The Sports Journal
March 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves eat $15 million, release Nick Swisher

On the bright side, maybe Nick Swisher will be able to find a contender to fill a part-time role this season. His contract demands should be pretty reasonable thanks to MLB and its collectively bargained deal that guarantees player contracts. That being the case, Nick Swisher will get all of the $15 million owed to him for the 2016 season, even though we now know it won’t be as...
Via Waiting For Next Year
March 28, 2016  |  Discuss

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