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Nick Swisher is in the Indians’ starting lineup on Sunday afternoon for the first time in a week

Jun 23, 2013, 12:10 PM EDT

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WTAM 1100’s Nick Camino reports that Nick Swisher is back in the Indians’ starting lineup on Sunday after sitting out seven full days with left shoulder discomfort. He will start at first base and bat cleanup as the Tribe wrap up a three-game weekend set with the Twins at Progressive Field.

Swisher’s shoulder issues date back to April, but he has managed to avoid the 15-day disabled list so far.

The 32-year-old is batting .237/.337/.402 with seven home runs, 14 doubles and 24 RBI over 61 games played this season. He inked a four-year, $56 million free agent contract with Cleveland over the winter after spending four years with the Yankees.

  1. drone501 - Jun 24, 2013 at 6:49 AM

    didn’t nick just have a baby.

    • stex52 - Jun 24, 2013 at 8:32 AM

      Well, technically, his wife did. But he came back from paternity leave and has had shoulder problems, too.

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