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Mets not interested in Nick Swisher but curious about James Loney, report says

Here are some more external candidates the Mets could consider to replace Lucas Duda at first base. The Mets have a pretty big void to fill at first base now that Lucas Duda is expected to be out for a minimum of four to six weeks with a stress fracture of the lower back.  The Mets have a long list of internal candidates they'll try out in...
Via NJ.com
10 hours ago

Nick Swisher prefers Minor Leagues to playing with Braves

Nick Swisher was released by the Atlanta Braves days before the beginning of the season. Now that the season is more than a month old and the Braves look like a potentially historically bad team, Swisher is pleased that Atlanta showed him the door, saying as much to Tim Casey of Vice Sports. “Being released by the Braves in the long run is gonna be the best thing that ever happened...
Via Sportsnaut
12 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
April 18, 2016  |  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...
Via Waiting For Next Year
April 11, 2016  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
April 10, 2016  |  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
April 09, 2016  |  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

Nick Swisher’s former Indian teammates grew tired of his cheerleading

Newly acquired Atlanta Braves outfielder Nick Swisher is known for having one of baseball’s biggest personalities. While some love his enthusiasm for the game, others have grown tired of it, including some of his former Indian teammates according to Zach Meisel of Cleveland.com. According to Meisel, Swisher’s attitude had become grating among some of his former teammates, and...
Via The Outside Corner
August 12, 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
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