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Farewell Nick Swisher

I’ve always liked Nick Swisher. I’ve had nothing against him. Forget about the postseason struggles, any person with such a positive attitude that can play baseball at a high level is great for any team let alone the Yankees. It’s coming to the point we’ve all seen – his impending free agency. Why I write ...

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A-Rod benched again with Granderson this time

Down 0-3 in the ALCS, the Yankees season is on the line tonight and manager Joe Girardi has decided to once again bench his highest paid slugger, Alex Rodriguez, along with center fielder Curtis Granderson. That means that Nick Swisher is back in the lineup and Eric Chavez and Brett Gardner will once again be in ...

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A-Rod and Swisher benched for Game 3

As the Yankees attempt to come back from an 0-2 deficit against Justin Verlander and the Tigers, their manager Joe Girardi has decided to mix up the lineup by benching Alex Rodriguez and Nick Swisher in favor of Eric Chavez and Brett Gardner. A-Rod is 4-for-7 with two home runs against Verlander this season, but historically he never had ...

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Swisher calls out fans, says playing in Yankee Stadium is tough

Yankee Stadium has been getting bad lately. It's been non-stop booing from fans who would rather boo struggling players than think back to 2009 and cheer them through their struggles. It's created an atmosphere where fans are staying away from the ballpark during the playoffs for the first time probably ever as thousands of tickets ...

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5 Yankees who need to perform in the playoffs or else

New York is very much a what-have-you-done-for-me-lately kind of town, but certain players, like Derek Jeter, will get a pass if they underperform in the playoffs while others will be under a big microscope. Here are five Yankees that will be under the most pressure to perform: Alex Rodriguez - A-Rod gained a reputation as a playoff choker ...

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Rumor: Swisher wants Werth money

Nick Swisher is set to be a free agent this offseason and the early indication is that he's going to set out to look for a deal similar to what Jayson Werth got from the Nationals, or $126 million over seven years, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. It seems crazy at first, but it's ...

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The Yankees should re-sign Nick Swisher this offseason

Nick Swisher is my favorite Yankee.  Well, my favorite Yankee not named Derek Jeter, Andy Pettitte, or Mariano Rivera.  How can he not be? Swisher is easily the most likable Yankee in years, maybe since Bernie Williams.  He plays with an enthusiasm that rivals the kids currently taking part in the Little League World Series, yet ...

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Swisher will sit out against the Red Sox Friday night

Nick Swisher has already missed a week with a strained hip flexor and it appears he will miss at least one more game as he is not expected to play tonight against the Red Sox, according to George King of the NY Post. Swisher took batting practice and ran the bases on Thursday. It sounds as ...

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