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NICK SWISHER RUMORS & GOSSIP

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
19 days ago  |  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...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
20 days ago  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

What Nick Swisher’s return means for the Cleveland Indians

Cleveland Indians’ outfielder Nick Swisher spent the first month of the 2015 season rehabbing from double knee surgery, something he had done this past offseason, but he has finally returned to the big league club. The 34-year-old didn’t see any game action at any level until the end of April. Swisher played in his first rehab game with the Columbus Clippers on April 24, and...
Via isportsweb.com
May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Why May will be a better month for the Cleveland Indians

With extremely high expectations for the 2015 Cleveland Indians, the month of April has squashed the hope of a ‘late October run’ for many Cleveland natives. The Indians have started the year off with one of their worst starts in franchise history. What happened to the team that Sports Illustrated picked to win it all? Nick Swisher will try to prove that he can still be productive...
Via isportsweb.com
May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Indians’ Nick Swisher on knee rehab: “It’s been a long road”

The Cleveland Indians are struggling mightily at the plate, but could relief be in sight? If it’s up to one Nick Swisher it is. Swisher, attempting to return from off-season knee surgery in his age 34 season, is slated to visit with a few of the Tribe’s minor league teams in a rehabilitation assignment before getting activated with the big league squad. Presently, the minor league...
Via Waiting For Next Year
April 28, 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

Pics: Nick Swisher has the city of Cleveland on his cleats

He may be the subject of mean tweets and tongue-in-cheek posts about a Brofari, but there’s no denying that Nick Swisher is all about the city of Cleveland. In a recent image captured and subsequently shared by Uni Watch’s Phil Hecken, we get a great look at Swisher’s New Balance 4040v2 Cleats that are brandished with the Cleveland skyline and the area code of 2-1-6. While...
Via Waiting For Next Year
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Fan smashed in face by ball after failing to catch Nick Swisher homer (video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Baseball, along with most sports, is often referred to as a “Game of Inches.” The same apparently can be said about the fans taking in America’s Pastime … especially when it involves narrowly missing out on catching a home run ball … and how those inches may result in […] The post Fan smashed in face by ball after failing to catch...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
July 11, 2014  |  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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