It looks like a Met year. Today, the Gray Lady anoints them as NYC's better team, and the way the Yanks are floundering, you half expect them to add Carly Fiorina to the ticket. (I think the signing of Nick Swisher was the baseball equivalent of Cruz adding Carly.) This weekend, we hit Boston, which is already trying to look "presidential." Can Suzyn play the Woman Card?It looks...
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Atlanta seems out as a vacation spot for Nick Swisher. The veteran certainly prefers The Bronx. Swisher called his spring release from the Braves a “slap in the face” because it was done so late in the spring, limiting his opportunities to go elsewhere. He was cut on March 28 and signed a minor-league contract with...
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Baseball Reference Tomahawk Take Editor’s Note: In a game where the pain of being an Atlanta Braves fan in 2016 started to hurt right after the words “play ball” were announced, things didn’t get any better until the final out. Actually, we did end a 15 game no-homers drought when Freddie Freeman launched his second home […] Atlanta Braves News: The Morning Chop, Box...
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Says he's motivated to prove wrong doubters and reach majors Watch video MOOSIC, Pa. -- Nick Swisher has loved every second of the short time he's been back in the Yankees organization with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. He wasn't so fond, however, of how the Atlanta Braves cut him. Swisher said his release from the Braves...
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Nick Swisher tells Chris Shearn what it is like for him as a dad and how awesome life has been for him.
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.
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...
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...
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...
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...
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