Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


Contributors

Jim Furtado
Founder & Publisher
Repoz
Editor - Baseball Primer

Syndicate

Nick Swisher Newsbeat

Thursday, April 07, 2016

E:59 - The Play That Never Happened

From Cody Decker and the people that brought you “On Jeff Ears”. Starring Cody Decker, with guest appearances from Peter Gammons, Keith Olberman, Nick Swisher, and a surprise guest star.

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: April 07, 2016 at 04:25 PM | 6 comment(s)
  Beats: cody decker, comedy, espn, film, minor leagues, nick swisher

Monday, March 28, 2016

Braves release Nick Swisher, send Alex Torres down

Tough break, brah.

Nick Swisher was a player without a spot on the rebuilding Braves. Injuries and age had robbed him of many of the skills he had earlier in his career and while he did have some positional flexibility, he wasn’t necessarily a desirable option at any of the positions he could play.

After acquiring Swisher in the trade that essentially shuffled bad contracts around with the Indians (sending Chris Johnson to the Indians and taking on Michael Bourn as well), the Braves tried to trade Swisher during the entire offseason. Despite a serviceable spring training stint, no teams bit on a trade offer and the Braves decided to eat the money owed to Nick and gave him his unconditional release….

The Braves will owe Swisher $15 million this season, although some of that was covered by the cash received in the trade with the Indians last season.

 

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: March 28, 2016 at 01:56 PM | 16 comment(s)
  Beats: braves, nick swisher

 

 

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
greenback needs muscle
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOT: 2016 Summer Soccer Thread
(966 - 6:35pm, Jun 26)
Last: Juilin Sandar to Conkling Speedwell (Arjun)

NewsblogOMNICHATTER 6-25-16
(74 - 6:35pm, Jun 26)
Last: cardsfanboy

NewsblogOTP 2016 June 20: I prefer baseball, America's pastime over politics, America's blood sport
(1875 - 6:20pm, Jun 26)
Last: The Yankee Clapper

NewsblogBaseball making big shift in defensive strategy | The Sacramento Bee
(10 - 6:18pm, Jun 26)
Last: KronicFatigue

NewsblogOut of Prison, Pitcher Relishes a Second Chance With the Rangers - The New York Times
(6 - 6:12pm, Jun 26)
Last: Greg K

NewsblogStarting Nine: Should the Pirates consider trading face of the franchise McCutchen? | TribLIVE
(3 - 6:02pm, Jun 26)
Last: cardsfanboy

NewsblogJose Reyes must demonstrate sincere remorse in return to Mets - NY Daily News
(10 - 5:53pm, Jun 26)
Last: Dog on the sidewalk

NewsblogJay Jaffe: Most deserving players without retired numbers
(19 - 5:37pm, Jun 26)
Last: bbmck

NewsblogYanks must have nearing cutoff date to buy out A-Rod, Teixeira | New York Post
(22 - 5:28pm, Jun 26)
Last: JRVJ

NewsblogPaul Giamatti, a Baseball Commissioner’s Son, Makes His Own Calls - The New York Times
(15 - 5:19pm, Jun 26)
Last: frannyzoo

NewsblogSABR 46 Convention in Miami
(4 - 3:54pm, Jun 26)
Last: Kiko Sakata

NewsblogESPN: Mets to demote Conforto, promote Nimmo.
(6 - 2:39pm, Jun 26)
Last: Russlan thinks deGrom is da bomb

NewsblogCommish's Classics: They Weren't Just The Mets; They Were Pond Scum
(7 - 12:47pm, Jun 26)
Last: depletion

NewsblogAre we getting a glimpse of life after David Ortiz?
(1 - 12:14pm, Jun 26)
Last: Jose Remains The Most Absurd Thing on the Site

NewsblogCleveland Indians riding high, but still need to make deal: Rant of the week | cleveland.com
(1 - 10:56am, Jun 26)
Last: ReggieThomasLives

Page rendered in 1.3385 seconds
50 querie(s) executed