Wed, 02 Apr 2014 20:41:53 -0700
Oakland Athletics SP Scott Kazmir allowed just three hits and no walks over 7 1/3 innings in a win against the Cleveland Indians Wednesday, April 2, in the first game of a doubleheader. He also struck out five batters in the 94-pitch effort. He pitched for the Indians in 2013. "He gave us a taste of our own medicine from what we saw last year," OF Nick Swisher said. "I just hate that it happened to us."
Tue, 25 Feb 2014 16:58:32 -0800
Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona said 1B Nick Swisher will be held out of the first four or five spring games to give him some extra rest. Swisher thinks he went too hard too early in camp last year and wound up with a strained left shoulder that bothered him during the season.
Mon, 07 Oct 2013 19:21:31 -0700
Cleveland Indians general manager Chris Antonetti said Monday, Oct. 7, that "all indications are" that 1B Nick Swisher's (shoulder) doesn't require surgery, and Swisher should be fine for the 2014 season.
Thu, 27 Jun 2013 14:42:12 -0700
Cleveland Indians OF Nick Swisher is not in the lineup Thursday, June 27, he has a scheduled day off. Swisher is expected to be back in the lineup for both games in the doubleheader Friday, June 28. He is expected to play one game at DH and one game at 1B.
Tue, 25 Jun 2013 14:19:50 -0700
Cleveland Indians 1B Nick Swisher's (shoulder) shoulder issue will likely linger for the rest of the season.
Sat, 22 Jun 2013 12:50:01 -0700
Cleveland Indians OF Nick Swisher (shoulder) took batting practice Saturday, June 22, but is not in the starting lineup against the Minnesota Twins.
Fri, 21 Jun 2013 13:59:29 -0700
Cleveland Indians OF Nick Swisher (shoulder) hit on the field Friday, June 21, and could be cleared to return Saturday, June 22.
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 13:33:48 -0700
Cleveland Indians OF Nick Swisher (shoulder) will take batting practice Friday, June 21, and is expected to play against the Minnesota Twins Saturday, June 22.
Mon, 17 Jun 2013 13:45:21 -0700
Cleveland Indians OF Nick Swisher (shoulder) received a cortisone shot for his left shoulder Monday, June 17, and he's expected to miss the series against the Kansas City Royals. He could return to play Friday, June 21.
Sun, 16 Jun 2013 18:07:02 -0700
Cleveland Indians 1B Nick Swisher (shoulder) continues to experience pain in his left shoulder, and he might land on the 15-day disabled list as a result. He aggravated the injury in the fifth inning Saturday, June 15. "I'm grinding guys," Swisher said Sunday, June 16. "I want to be in there every day regardless of what I got going on. Obviously, it's starting to physically slow a little bit."
Fantasy Tip: Swisher missed time earlier in the season due to a sore shoulder, and he has managed just six hits in his past 55 at-bats, likely the result of not being 100 percent. Fantasy owners will want to keep him reserved in the upcoming week just to be on the safe side.