Nick Swisher

#23 LF / Atlanta Braves / EXP: 12YRS Height: 6-0 Weight: 195 lb Age: 35 College: None Bats/Throws S/L

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      Braves first baseman Nick Swisher held out Sunday

      Braves first baseman Nick Swisher (forearm) is out of the lineup for Game 1 of Sunday's doubleheader against the Cardinals. Swisher was a late scratch Saturday with a forearm strain and he'll miss the first game of Atlanta's final day of the regular season. With him under contract for 2016, there's little reason to expect him to start in Game 2.

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      Braves' Nick Swisher scratched from lineup with forearm strain

      Braves first baseman/outfielder Nick Swisher has a left forearm strain and was a late scratch from Saturday's lineup With Sunday's game representing the final game of the season, Swisher's season is likely over. Pedro Ciriaco will get the start and hit seventh Saturday.

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      Wrist ailment has Braves 1B Freddie Freeman down Thursday

      A nagging wrist issue has Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman sidelined Thursday against visiting Washington. Considering Freeman is dealing with a small bone spur in his wrist, this isn't a surprising development. With the Braves well out of the playoff contention, it's fair to question if Freeman will return to the starting lineup this season. Nick Swisher will get the start at first base once again and hit third in the batting order.

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      Braves give OF Nick Swisher a breather on Friday vs. Phillies

      Braves outfielder Nick Swisher is not in the lineup Friday against the Phillies. After starting the past three games, Swisher will get the day off Friday. Adonis Garcia will draw the start in left field in his place and bat fourth.

    • by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer

      Braves' Nick Swisher blasts two home runs in loss on Saturday

      Nick Swisher had his finest performance as a member of the Braves on Saturday. Swisher, who was acquired by the Braves earlier this month, hit a pair of two-run home runs, but it wouldn't be enough, as the Braves fell to the Cubs 9-7. Swisher now has three home runs in 11 games with the Braves--he had two in 30 games with the Indians prior to the trade. The switch-hitting Swisher homered from both sides of the plate on Saturday, the 14th time in his career he has accomplished that feat.

    • by Marty Gitlin |

      Braves place LF Michael Bourn, 1B Nick Swisher in lineup

      The Braves have placed both left fielder Michael Bourn and first baseman Nick Swisher in the lineup Saturday against Miami one day after acquiring them from Cleveland. Bourn has been hot since the All-Star break, but Swisher is returning after a long disabled list stint and another disappointing season with the Indians.

    • by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer

      Indians trade Swisher, Bourn to Braves, get Chris Johnson back

      The Indians have agreed to trade designated hitter Nick Swicher and center fielder Michael Bourn to the Braves in exchange for third baseman Chris Johnson, Baseball Insider Jon Heyman is reporting. Swisher is currently on the 15-day disabled list with a lingering knee injury. Johnson, who has started 20 games at third base this year, is hitting .235 with two home runs and 11 RBI in 153 at-bats this season.

    • by Marty Gitlin |

      Indians OF Nick Swisher hitless in rehab Thursday

      Indians outfielder Nick Swisher did Thursday for Double-A Akron what he did too often at the big-league level the last two years. That is, go hitless. Swisher was 0-for-2 in his rehab performance, though he did add a walk. He is expected to serve as the designated hitter Friday. He has been limited to 101 at-bats in 2015 with knee problems.

    • by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer

      Indians DH Nick Swisher gets two hits in Class A rehab game

      Indians designated hitter Nick Swisher went 2 for 3 with a run in a rehab game for Class A Lake County on Monday. Swisher is on the 15-day disabled list with a lingering knee injury. He is expected to play for Lake County again on Tuesday.

    • by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer

      Indians DH Nick Swisher will take batting practice Saturday

      Indians designated hitter Nick Swisher will take batting practice on Saturday and will begin a Class A rehab stint on Monday, per Swisher will play the designated hitter role on Monday for the Lake County Captains. He is currently on the 15-day disabled list because of a knee injury.

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