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Yankees’ Nick Swisher Called Atlanta Braves Release “Disrespectful Slap to Face”
April 29th, 2016 at 1:57 PM
Heading into Friday, Nick Swisher has been playing very well for their Class-AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre team with the hopes of getting recalled back to the New York Yankees. ***PHOTO1*** Thus far, Swisher is hitting .357 with three home runs and six RBI and has been able to play an adequate first base, right...

Yankees’ Nick Swisher Goes 1-for-4 on Wednesday Night for Class-AAA Scranton, Now Hitting .357
April 27th, 2016 at 9:59 PM
Just like the New York Yankees offense took the night off against the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night, Nick Swisher did the same, only he rested after playing several games in a row for the Class-AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders. ***PHOTO1*** But on Wednesday night, the 35-year-old Swisher was back at it for Scranton,...

Yankees’ Nick Swisher Goes 1-for-4, Solo HR, Played Solid Right Field for Class-AAA Scranton on Monday
April 25th, 2016 at 9:16 PM
Through the first two weeks of his minor league stint with Class-AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Nick Swisher had played two positions: first base and designated hitter. Swisher's ability to play first base was the reason why they brought him back on a minor league deal. ***PHOTO1*** However, with the Yankees lack of offense at...

Yankees’ Nick Swisher to Play Right Field for Class-AAA Scranton on Monday Night
April 25th, 2016 at 4:49 PM
When the New York Yankees re-signed Nick Swisher to a minor league deal almost two weeks ago, it was the under the premise that he would be a backup first baseman and occasional designated hitter. ***PHOTO1*** However, with the Yankees down an outfielder for a couple of days, maybe there is a...

Yankees’ Nick Swisher Goes 3-for-4 in Sunday’s Game for Class-AAA Scranton; Now Hitting .382
April 24th, 2016 at 6:35 PM
With Alex Rodriguez and Aaron Hicks both suffering injuries this past week, Nick Swisher's continual tear in the minor leagues could potentially lead to a promotion; one he's absolutely earned over the last 10 days. ***PHOTO1*** Heading into Sunday's game against Class-AAA Syracuse, Swisher was hitting .333 (10-for-30) for the RailRiders, but...