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New York Post Feb 17, 2017
Nick Swisher goes out with a bang

Nick Swisher goes out with a bang

Nick Swisher dropped the mic on the game of baseball Friday, announcing his retirement in a personal essay penned to the Players’ Tribune. The former Yankees spark plug, whose first season in New York ended in a World Series championship in 2009, was a fan favorite wherever he went for his relentless effort and signature smile. Just...
Outside Pitch Feb 18, 2017

From Brohio to the Bronx: Celebrating Nick Swisher’s career

Between the year-round coverage, labor disputes, statistical analyses, injury woes, and concerns over pace of play, it can be easy to lose sight of one of the most important features of baseball: it’s pretty damn fun. Luckily, players like Nick Swisher exist to make sure that never happens. *** On Friday, in a piece for […] The post From Brohio to the Bronx: Celebrating Nick Swisher’s career appeared first on OutsidePitchMLB.
The Nick Swisher trade was the first big win for the Yankees’ analytics team

The Nick Swisher trade was the first big win for the Yankees’ analytics team

The Yankees were slow to adapt to the sabermetrics revolution, but the acquisition of Swisher indicated that they had caught up. Former Yankee and fan favorite Nick Swisher officially announced his retirement yesterday, confirming what was all but set in stone. Swisher hit 105 home runs in 4 seasons with the Yankees, compiling an .850 OPS from 2009-2012. When he returned to his Ohio roots by signing with the Cleveland Indians, the compensation pick was used to draft a college prospect by the name of Aaron James Judge. Any way you put it, it is important to acknowledge the impact Swisher had...
MLB Trade Rumors Feb 17, 2017

Nick Swisher Retires

Long-time MLB outfielder Nick Swisher has announced his retirement in a post at the Player’s Tribune. The 36-year-old will join FOX Sports as a studio analyst — in addition to spending time at home with his kids, he writes. Swisher, one of the game’s most jubilant personalities, was a first-round pick by the Athletics out…
Call to the Pen Feb 18, 2017

Nick Swisher Announces Retirement, Move to FOX Sports

Nick Swisher has announced his retirement, capping off a 12-year career as one of the more colorful characters in baseball’s recent memory. There are some players who always seem to be having the time of their life whenever they step onto the field. For them, the game of baseball appears to have never evolved beyond […] Nick Swisher Announces Retirement, Move to FOX Sports - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Around the Empire: Yankees news - 2/18/17

Around the Empire: Yankees news - 2/18/17

Swisher retired; Hal willing to expand payroll at the deadline; Austin injured; Still waiting on Betances’ arb results The Players Tribune | Nick Swisher: Yesterday Nick Swisher announced his retirement. He was never the same after his 2014 knee surgeries, and he has accepted that. Swish tried to make it happen last year, and even played in Scranton for a few months but he never got the call to return to the majors. This is well worth the read to reminisce on his time with the Yankees (and because his personality really carries over into his writing). New York Post | Joel Sherman: In an...
Plain Dealer Feb 18, 2017
Former Cleveland Indians outfielder Nick Swisher announces retirement: 'The dream is over'

Former Cleveland Indians outfielder Nick Swisher announces retirement: 'The dream is over'

It was a rocky marriage for the Buckeye and the team that created the Bro-hio section at Progressive Field.
Scout Feb 17, 2017

Spring Notes 2/17: Encarnacion arrives

Physicals were conducted for all position players on Friday from the Cleveland Indians spring training complex in Goodyear, AZ. Among the new arrivals was Edwin Encarnacion, the biggest free agent signing in the history of the franchise. The IBI's John Alfes details information about the club's newest slugger, Josh Tomlin and Nick Swisher...
Rotoworld Feb 17, 2017

Nick Swisher officially announces retirement - Nick Swisher (1B) New York Yankees

Nick Swisher has announced his retirement from baseball and will join FOX Sports as a studio analyst for the 2017 season.
KFFL Feb 17, 2017

MLB | Nick Swisher retires

Free-agent OF Nick Swisher (Yankees) announced his retirement from professional baseball.

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