Tag Archives: Nick Swisher

Jon Niese “shocked” he had to take a minor-league deal

The last few seasons have not been kind to Jon Niese.  After dealing with knee surgery, he found out his market was slim because of the knee injury. And he had to admit he was surprised when the Yankees called and … Continue reading

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Nick Swisher opts out of minor league contract

The New York Yankees have announced Nick Swisher has opted out of his minor league contract. The move comes shortly after the birth of Swisher’s second child. Here’s an official statement from Swisher via his Facebook page: After the birth … Continue reading

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Yankees lose another first baseman after Parmelee injury

The Yankees used to pride themselves in their depth at first base, especially with the initial plan of Greg Bird taking over first base in 2017 from current first baseman Mark Teixeira. However, the Yankees suffered a crack in their … Continue reading

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Nick Swisher’s tired of playing in the minor leagues

Prior to every game, Nick Swisher signs autographs for the fans, but instead of it being at Yankee Stadium, it’s at a minor league park–and frankly, Swisher is getting tired of being a minor leaguer. “I guess they don’t owe … Continue reading

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