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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Nick Swisher undergoes surgery, is out for the year

Brohio might still be okay with it.

The Indians have announced that Nick Swisher is undergoing surgery on his knees today…

This season has been a disaster for Swisher, as he’s hitting just .208/.278/.331 in 401 plate appearances, with only 8 home runs, after hitting 20+ in nine consecutive seasons. That .208 batting average is second worst in the American League among qualified hitters, as is his .608 OPS. Factoring in his terrible defense this season, and Swisher has a case as the worst player in MLB this season, among starters.

Swisher is owed another $30 million over the next two seasons, and at this moment, I have a hard time seeing that work out well for the Tribe.

The District Attorney Posted: August 20, 2014 at 08:03 PM | 6 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: indians, injuries, nick swisher

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   1. Man o' Schwar Posted: August 21, 2014 at 11:58 AM (#4776318)
The Indians have announced that Nick Swisher is undergoing surgery on his knees today

They might have better luck if they let him lie down on a table.
   2. Ron J2 Posted: August 21, 2014 at 12:03 PM (#4776323)
#1 Funny, my take on the bit you quoted was on the lines of, I know you're disappointed in the year he's had but this seems petty.
   3. JEe (Jason) Posted: August 21, 2014 at 12:22 PM (#4776350)
I woke up this morning to discover that even the Tribe are ahead of the Yankees for the second wild-card spot. Life is good.
   4. ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick Posted: August 21, 2014 at 12:34 PM (#4776359)
Please omit flowers.
   5. Bug Selig Posted: August 21, 2014 at 03:41 PM (#4776519)
Both? I just had a hip replacement and can't imagine not having one undamaged leg to hobble around with.
   6. madvillain Posted: August 21, 2014 at 04:23 PM (#4776559)
Couldn't have happened to a nicer bro.

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