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Plain Dealer Apr 14, 2015

Nick Swisher could start rehab assigment next week: Cleveland Indians notes (photos, video)

Nick Swisher is progressing well in extended spring training and could start a minor league rehab assignment sometime next week. Swisher has been playing mostly the outfield in extended spring training.
Akron Beacon Journal Apr 6, 2015

Indians report: Manager Terry Francona, players take in Opening Day emotions; Nick Swisher progressing well

HOUSTON: There are few things as “American” as Opening Day of a new baseball season. Some think it should be considered a national holiday. Others take the day off — perhaps the best story from last season involved a young Detroit student handing in a sick note saying he had an appointment with “Dr. Verlander.”It holds some extra meaning for guys like backup catcher Roberto Perez, who when talking to Indians manager Terry Francona last week got chills when the topic turned to Opening Day. It’s the first one for Perez, so realizing he’d be able to be in Houston held some extra...
Akron Beacon Journal Apr 4, 2015

Cleveland Indians 2015 Positional Breakdown

CatcherYan Gomes last season hit .278 with 21 home runs and 74 RBI and is blossoming into one of the best catchers in baseball. He struggled with errors early but was much better defensively down the stretch.First baseCarlos Santana will be able to settle in here after an unsuccessful experiment at third base at the beginning of last season. He led the Tribe with 27 home runs a year ago after a slow start. Brandon Moss could also see time here, sliding Santana to the designated hitter spot on some days. Nick Swisher, health permitting, could as well once he returns from the disabled list....
Columbus Dispatch Apr 3, 2015

Around baseball: Tribe’s Swisher, Walters to start year on DL

The Cleveland Indians said outfielder Nick Swisher and infielder Zach Walters will start the season on the disabled list.
Plain Dealer Apr 2, 2015

Cleveland Indians lose to San Franciso Giants, but have good day thanks to Nick Swisher and Corey Kluber -- Terry Pluto (photos)

Nick Swisher has two hits in first game back, Corey Kluber pronounces himself ready for the opener.
Plain Dealer Apr 1, 2015

Nick Swisher gets two hits, moves closer to 'finish line' for Cleveland Indians (photos, video)

Nick Swisher went 2-for-3 in his Cactus League debut Wednesday and said he could DH for the Indians when the open the season Monday in Houston. But that's not going to happen because Swisher will open the year on the disabled list.
Akron Beacon Journal Apr 1, 2015

Cleveland Indians OF Nick Swisher makes Cactus League debut; timetable for return not set

SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ: Indians outfielder Nick Swisher went 2-for-3 with two singles and an RBI in his Cactus League debut Wednesday, a 5-2 loss to the San Francisco Giants.Swisher is recovering from two knee surgeries and had been working out around camp and playing in minor-league games. Wednesday was his first chance to play in a game.In his first at-bat as the Indians’ designated hitter, he struck out against Giants left-hander Madison Bumgarner after fouling off a few pitches. He later hit a bloop single to left field that scored Ryan Raburn from second base. He ended his day with another...

Cleveland Indians fall to San Francisco Giants 5-2

Nick Swisher made his Cactus League debut and Corey Kluber made his final spring start in a 5-2 loss to the San Francisco Giants Wednesday. Swisher went 2-for-3 with two singles and an RBI. Kluber went 4 2/3 innings pitched, allowing three runs on five hits and striking out five. Indians manager Terry Francona has liked what he’s seen out of Kluber from his last bullpen session to Wednesday’s start. “I think Klubs is ready to go,” Francona said. “He’s starting to get this late movement. I think he’s ready to go.”
Akron Beacon Journal Apr 1, 2015

Cleveland Indians OF Nick Swisher goes 2-for-3 in Cactus League debut: video

Cleveland Indians outfielder Nick Swisher went 2-for-3 with two singles and an RBI in his Cactus League debut Wednesday. Swisher, recovering from two knee surgeries, had been working out around camp and playing in minor league games. “To be working this hard and get  to this point, all I really want dot do was get out there and have some fun,” Swisher said. “I feel like it’s been Groundhog’s Day for me. It’s like the same thing every day. To be able to come out here and actually be able to compete at this level is great. I think it raised my spirits a little bit, for...
Plain Dealer Apr 1, 2015

Live updates and chat: Cleveland Indians vs. San Francisco Giants at 4:05 p.m.

Nick Swisher makes his Cactus League debut Wednesday when the Indians play the Giants. Swisher will start the season on the disabled list as he continues his rehab from surgery on his knees.
Akron Beacon Journal Mar 31, 2015

Cleveland Indians' Nick Swisher to DH Wednesday, make spring debut; Will travel with team to Houston

Per Indians manager Terry Francona, Indians outfielder Nick Swisher will serve as Wednesday's designated hitter against the San Francisco Giants. It will be Swisher's spring debut as he rehabs from two knee surgeries. Francona also said Tuesday that Swisher will travel with the team to Houston for the season-opening series and then travel back to Arizona to continue his rehab in the warm weather. Once he's ready, he'll do some rehab work at either Double-A Akron or Triple-A Columbus, depending on their schedules at the time. New addition Carlos Carrasco will be traveling back to the...
Plain Dealer Mar 31, 2015

Cleveland Indians Scribbles: Nick Swisher to play Wednesday, will still be on disabled list -- Terry Pluto (photos)

Nick Swisher will see his first action regular spring-training game, but the Tribe is preparing to open the season without him.
Plain Dealer Mar 30, 2015

Cleveland Indians Scribbles: Taking a look at the team as it enters final week of spring training -- Terry Pluto (photos)

Jason Kipnis, Brandon Moss and Michael Bourn look healthy. Nick Swisher needs more time to get ready for the season.
Chronicle-Telegram Mar 24, 2015

Indians: Nick Swisher not expected to be ready for opener

GOODYEAR, Ariz. — Indians manager Terry Francona said he doesn’t expect slugger Nick Swisher to be ready for the team’s April 6 season opener at Houston. Swisher underwent surgery on both knees in August and has been slower to recover than expected. Swisher only began running the bases last week and is expected to play Read More...The post Indians: Nick Swisher not expected to be ready for opener appeared first on Chronicle-Telegram.Click here to read this story on The Chronicle-Telegram.Content copyright The Chronicle-Telegram. Your #1 source for Lorain County News.
Plain Dealer Mar 24, 2015

Nick Swisher won't open regular season with Cleveland Indians on April 6

Manager Terry Francona has spent all spring training saying that opening day is an "artificial deadline' for injured players such as Nick Swisher. On Monday, Francona and GM Chris Antonetti said that Swisher would not be ready to open the season on April 6 as he continues to rehab his surgically repaired knees.

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