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Swisher arrives as guest instructor, A-Rod on deck

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Nick Swisher has arrived as a New York Yankees guest spring training instructor and Alex Rodriguez is on deck. Swisher worked with outfielders Monday during his first day, which came three days after announcing his retirement as a player. ''I never have to worry about an 0 for 4 again,'' Swisher said with a smile. ''It's great to be back.'' A-Rod is set to make...
Via Associated Press
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Big Names: Dave Strader, Sager & Araton, Nick Swisher

Dallas Stars broadcaster Dave Strader will return to NBC for a game next week. In other news, the late Craig Sager has been inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame, and Fox Sports has hired a new MLB analyst. Strader to Work Bruins/Stars For NBC Dallas Stars play-by-play voice Dave Strader, who is calling the [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
2 days ago

New York Yankees: Nick Swisher retires after twelve seasons

On Friday, twelve-year veteran Nick Swisher announced his retirement from baseball.  Swisher, 36, never made it back to the majors after 2015, but last season he returned to the New York Yankees’ organization to play with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.  He slashed .255/.297/.377 and hit seven home runs in 55 games with the RailRiders, but he left the team in July to spend more...
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Former A’s fan favorite Nick Swisher announces retirement

It’s been two years since Nick Swisher has appeared in a big league ball game. On Friday the former Oakland Athletics‘ first baseman and outfielder did what many players have been doing over the past couple of years. He told his story via The Player’s Tribune, a website where athletes can tell their own stories […] Former A’s fan favorite Nick Swisher announces retirement...
Via Swingin' A's
3 days ago

Former Indian Nick Swisher announces retirement from baseball

Morning news and notes for Saturday, February 18, 2017. So long, Swish. Baseball will miss your relentless optimism and boundless energy. Your love for the game was always on display for the world to see. We’ll always have BrOhio, bro. Indians news The Dream is Over, Baby! | Players Tribune Nick Swisher announces his retirement in his own words, as only he can. And, of course...
Via Let's Go Tribe!
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Swisher goes out with a bang

Nick Swisher dropped the mic on the game of baseball Friday, announcing his retirement in a personal essay penned to the Players’ Tribune. The former Yankees spark plug, whose first season in New York ended in a World Series championship in 2009, was a fan favorite wherever he went for his relentless effort and signature smile. Just...
Via New York Post
4 days ago

Swisher, 2 years after last game, says he has retired

At spring training with the New York Yankees as a guest instructor, Nick Swisher says he has retired as a player. Swisher issued a statement Friday on The Players Tribune. Slowed by knee injuries the past several years, Swisher appeared in 76 games with Atlanta and Cleveland in 2014. The 36-year old slugger played in 55 games last season for the Yankees' Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

12-year MLB veteran Nick Swisher announces retirement

“The dream is over, baby.”In a recent letter to The Players’ Tribune, 12-year MLB veteran Nick Swisher announced his retirement.After telling a story of a pick-up slow-pitch softball game, Swisher said it’s time to hang up his cleats.WHEW! That felt goooood. It’s like a weight has been lifted off my shoulders. It’s official. I’m out.Swisher explained in the letter...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

A-Rod, Nick Swisher among Yankees' guest instructors

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Alex Rodriguez and Nick Swisher are joining the group of guest instructors at New York Yankees' spring training this year. Both are on the list released by the team Tuesday when New York pitchers and catchers reported for spring training. A-Rod and Swisher were both instructors with the Yankees' instructional league team last fall. This is the first time they...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

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
May 12, 2016  |  Discuss

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