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Nick Swisher

  1. The Indians are thinking of trading Nick Swisher. This is a big problem.

    Nov 18, 2014, 5:19 PM EST

    Nick Swisher

    Indeed, this could create a political crisis in Brohio.

  2. Examining the DH market

    Nov 11, 2014, 8:26 PM EST

    Victor Martinez

    Who might want a designated hitter this winter?

  3. David Ortiz has been added to the Fox World Series broadcast

    Oct 16, 2014, 3:28 PM EST

    David Ortiz

    If you’re missing some Big Papi in your life, you’re in luck.

  4. Major League Baseball announces nominees for the Clemente Award

    Sep 16, 2014, 1:30 PM EST

    Clemente

    Carlos Beltran won last year. Who gets it this year?

  5. Nick Swisher undergoes surgery on both knees

    Aug 20, 2014, 4:20 PM EST

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    Swisher turns 34 years old in November and has two seasons remaining on his contract, at $15 million per year.

  6. Indians lose David Murphy for 4-6 weeks with oblique strain

    Aug 12, 2014, 4:46 PM EST

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    Oblique strains tend to take 4-6 weeks, so it’s possible we’ve seen the last of Murphy this season.

  7. Indians lose Nick Swisher and David Murphy to injuries

    Aug 10, 2014, 11:38 AM EST

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    The Indians placed both David Murphy (abdomen) and Nick Swisher (knee, wrist) on the 15-day disabled list Sunday morning.

  8. Indians could move Nick Swisher back to the outfield next year

    Aug 8, 2014, 11:35 PM EST

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    Nick Swisher’s play at first base this year hasn’t impressed Indians GM Chris Antonelli, who suggested on Friday that Swisher could move back to the outfield next season.

  9. Report: Phillies “working hard” to trade Ryan Howard

    Jul 24, 2014, 7:09 PM EST

    Ryan Howard AP

    The Phillies appear ready to move on from Ryan Howard.

  10. Derek Jeter’s retirement gifts from the Indians: A LEGO mosaic and a pinstriped electric guitar

    Jul 10, 2014, 9:05 PM EST

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    Derek Jeter’s farewell tour continued this evening at Progressive Field in Cleveland and the Yankee captain walked away with some pretty cool gifts.

  11. Angels manager Mike Scioscia says he doesn’t have a set closer

    Jun 19, 2014, 9:01 PM EST

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    Angels manager Mike Scioscia gave Ernesto Frieri a vote of confidence over the weekend, but he made it clear today that he’s looking at other options to close games.

  12. Video: Cool walkoff, bro: Nick Swisher hits a grand slam to win it in the 10th

    Jun 19, 2014, 4:00 PM EST

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    Swisher did the damage, but Mike Scioscia and his shaky bullpen laid the groundwork.

  13. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Jun 16, 2014, 5:00 AM EST

    DJ LeMahieu

    Three days, three come-from-behind wins for the Rockies over the Giants.

  14. Indians activate Nick Swisher, place Jason Giambi on the disabled list

    Jun 12, 2014, 3:28 PM EST

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    Nick Swisher is back from the disabled list and in the Indians’ lineup for tonight’s game after missing the past two weeks with a hyperextended left knee. To make room on the roster for his return Jason Giambi is headed to the disabled list with left knee inflammation.

  15. Lonnie Chisenhall’s brilliance could spell the end of Jason Giambi’s career

    Jun 10, 2014, 9:46 AM EST

    Jason Giambi

    Lonnie Chisenhall has earned the right to be the Indians’ everyday third baseman. Which will have some ripple effects once Nick Swisher returns.

  16. Nick Swisher targeting Thursday to return to the Indians

    Jun 8, 2014, 5:15 PM EST

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    If everything goes swimmingly in two rehab games with Double-A Akron, Nick Swisher could rejoin the Indians on Thursday in time for a four-game set with the Red Sox.

  17. Indians lose Carlos Santana to concussion, Nick Swisher to knee injury

    May 27, 2014, 5:10 PM EST

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    Carlos Santana was scratched from the Indians’ lineup yesterday amid concerns that he might be dealing with post-concussion symptoms and sure enough he’s been placed on the seven-day concussion disabled list.

  18. Michael Bourn exits Saturday night’s game with left hamstring tightness

    May 3, 2014, 8:20 PM EST

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    Michael Bourn’s left hamstring has been a bother dating back to spring training. He had to leave Saturday night’s game early with more discomfort.

  19. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    Apr 24, 2014, 7:14 AM EST

    Pineda Pine Tar

    Michael. Hey, Michael. You got a little, um . . . no, the other side. Yeah, good. You got it.

  20. And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights

    Apr 1, 2014, 5:50 AM EST

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    Does winning on Opening Day mean anything? I dunno, ask Oakland and Seattle.

  21. 2014 Preview: Cleveland Indians

    Mar 21, 2014, 12:12 PM EST

    Chris Antonetti, Terry Francona

    Between now and Opening Day, HardballTalk will take a look at each of baseball’s 30 teams, asking the key questions, the not-so-key questions, and generally breaking down their chances for the 2014 season. Next up: The Cleveland Indians. The Big Question: Did the Indians lose too much pitching? After four consecutive losing seasons the Indians…

  22. Nick Swisher got in Kenny Lofton’s face at the Indians’ Fan Fest

    Mar 18, 2014, 8:54 AM EST

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    If this was reported at the time I missed it, but Anthony Castrovince of MLB.com has an interesting story about a dustup between former Indians great Kenny Lofton and current Indians leader Nick Swisher back in January. The upshot: following Lofton’s comments that the 2013 Indians weren’t truly a playoff team because the Wild Card…

  23. Michael Bourn is questionable for Opening Day

    Mar 17, 2014, 2:30 PM EST

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    Michael Bourn strained his surgically-repaired left hamstring yesterday and now his Opening Day is in doubt: Michael Bourn is going to miss at least a week. Has mild left hamstring strain. Unknown if he’ll be ready for March 31 opener. #Indians. — paul hoynes (@hoynsie) March 17, 2014   It would appear that Michael Brantley…

  24. Smart money on Hanley Ramirez, Jay Bruce in prop bets

    Mar 12, 2014, 5:55 PM EST

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    Bovada released its player prop bets for the 2014 season on Wednesday, providing odds on the AL and NL MVP and Cy Young races, as well as MLB’s home run leader. Here’s a look at what I consider to be the best bets in each category. Please do note, though, all information here is for…

  25. Inside Masahiro Tanaka’s debut

    Mar 1, 2014, 4:04 PM EST

    Masahiro Tanaka

    TAMPA — The original plan was to go sit in the crowd and drink beer at the Astros-Tigers game, but when it was announced that Masahiro Tanaka was making his spring training debut in Tampa today, plans changed. I got in the car at 6:30 this morning and headed to Steinbrenner Field early to take…

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