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2015 Avg.
.234
 
Career Avg.
.251
Name  Nick Swisher
Born  11/25/1980
Height  6-0
Weight  195
Number  33
Position  1B
Bats  S
Throws  L
5/16/2015 7:01:00 PM
Description: Indians first baseman Nick Swisher is not in the lineup versus the Rangers on Saturday.
Insight: Swisher was 3-for-4 with three RBI on Friday, but Terry Francona has elected to go with Brandon Moss in right field and David Murphy at DH. Swisher is hitting .265 with three doubles and three RBI in 34 at-bats this season.
 
5/16/2015 12:08:00 AM
Description: Indians first baseman Nick Swisher had three hits and three RBI in the, 8-3, victory over the Rangers on Friday.
Insight: Swisher had an RBI-double in the first and then a two-run single in the fifth. Swisher has been a bit hot and cold since he returned from his disabled list stint. Overall, he is hitting .265 with three extra-base hits and three RBI in 34 at-bats.
 
5/13/2015 11:10:00 AM
Description: Indians first baseman Nick Swisher is an ugly 1.56 (10-for-64) lifetime hitter against John Lackey.
Insight: Swisher has struck out 24 times and against him, and is not a recommended option for Wednesday night.
 
5/9/2015 7:25:00 PM
Description: Indians first baseman Nick Swisher was 4-for-4 with a run scored in the loss to the Twins on Saturday.
Insight: This was a breakout game for Swisher. Since returning from his injury on May 5, Swisher only had two hits in four games. He had three singles and a double on Saturday. He is hitting .316 in 19 at-bats this season.
 
5/5/2015 4:50:00 PM
Description: Indians first baseman Nick Swisher has been activated from the 15-day disabled list.
Insight: Swisher is starting at designated hitter on Tuesday and will bat sixth. He missed the first month of the season to receive knee surgery. He probably can be ignored in free agency until he proves to be healthy once again.
 
5/5/2015 10:15:00 AM
Description: Indians first baseman Nick Swisher (surgery on both knees) is expected to be activated for Tuesday's game against Kansas City.
Insight: Swisher had knee issues all last season and hit .208 with eight homers, 42 RBI, 111 Ks and a .609 OPS in 360 at-bats. He'll struggle to get at-bats in a strong Indians lineup and fantasy owners should probably ignore him until he proves he's healthy.
 
3/23/2015 12:55:00 PM
Description: Indians first baseman Nick Swisher (surgery on both knees) ran the bases Sunday and said he felt great, according to Jordan Bastian of mlb.com.
Insight: Swisher had knee issues all last season and hit .208 with eight homers, 42 RBI, 111 Ks and a .609 OPS in 360 at-bats. He'll struggle to get at-bats in a strong Indians lineup and fantasy owners should probably ignore him until late in the draft, if at all.
 
8/20/2014 4:51:00 PM
Description: Indians first baseman Nick Swisher is done for the season after undergoing surgery on both knees.
Insight: Swisher has been dealing with knee issues all season and hit .208 with eight homers, 42 RBI, 111 Ks and a .609 OPS in 360 at-bats.
 
8/10/2014 12:41:00 PM
Description: Indians first baseman Nick Swisher has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with right knee soreness.
Insight: Swisher spent time on the DL for the same reason earlier this season. He'll undergo tests on Monday to determine the extent of the injury. Swisher has hit .208 with eight homers, 42 RBI, 111 Ks and a .609 OPS in 360 at-bats this season.
 
8/9/2014 10:49:00 AM
Description: Indians first baseman Nick Swisher is a career .429 hitter (6-for-14) with a pair of home runs seven RBI and a 1.395 OPS versus Yankees right-hander Brandon McCarthy.
Insight: Swisher is just 1-for-15 over the past four games so may not be ready to take advantage of this favorable matchup. We're wishing for the days when he would bang out 20-30 HR like clockwork. He's got just eight through 96 games.
 
8/4/2014 3:57:00 PM
Description: Indians first baseman Nick Swisher left Sunday's game due to a sore right wrist and has been downgraded to out for Monday's game against Cincinnati.
Insight: We're still wishing for the days when he would bang out 20-30 HR like clockwork. He's got just eight through 92 games and it doesn't look like he's going to reach the mark this season.
 
8/4/2014 10:10:00 AM
Description: Indians first baseman Nick Swisher left Sunday's game due to a sore right wrist and is questionable for Monday's game against Cincinnati.
Insight: We're still wishing for the days when he would bang out 20-30 HR like clockwork. He's got just eight through 92 games and it doesn't look like he's going to reach the mark this season.
 
8/3/2014 4:54:00 PM
Description: Indians first baseman Nick Swisher left Sunday's game due to a sore right wrist.
Insight: We're still wishing for the days when he would bang out 20-30 HR like clockwork. He's got just eight through 92 games and it doesn't look like he's going to reach the mark this season.
 
Hot7/11/2014 10:34:00 PM
Description: Indians first baseman Nick Swisher hit his third homer in the past five games Friday against the White Sox.
Insight: He's put together a modest seven-game hitting streak to raise his average from .194 to .207.
 
7/9/2014 12:49:00 PM
Description: Indians first baseman Nick Swisher has homered in two straight games and he has two homers in 11 career at-bats against Brandon McCarthy.
Insight: McCarthy will make his Yankees debut Wednesday after coming over from the Diamondbacks in a trade over the weekend. Swisher is still hitting just .198 this season, but he could be a decent option Wednesday.
 
6/19/2014 5:41:00 PM
Description: Indians first baseman Nick Swisher hit a walk-off grand slam off Angels closer Ernesto Frieri Thursday afternoon.
Insight: Swisher's average is right at the Mendoza line this season and he has just five homers and 24 RBI in 210 at-bats.
 
6/19/2014 10:12:00 AM
Description: Indians first baseman Nick Swisher is a career .314 hitter (11-for-35) with a 1.013 OPS versus Angeles left-hander C.J. Wilson.
Insight: Swisher is struggling to keep his batting average above the Mendoza Line after going 2-for-20 since returning from the disabled list. It's probably best to avoid him even in this favorable matchup.
 
6/15/2014 7:14:00 PM
Description: Indians first baseman Nick Swisher launched his fourth home run of the season Sunday against Boston.
Insight: His solo shot down the right field line gave Cleveland a 3-2 lead in the 11th inning. Swisher was hitless in his other four at bats. Swisher may be a household name but his fantasy contributions haven't been up to snuff this season (.207 AVG in 52 games).
 
6/14/2014 11:31:00 AM
Description: Cleveland first baseman Nick Swisher should not be started on Saturday.
Insight: Swisher (.206, 3 HR, 19 RBI) went 0-for-4 Thursday in his return from a knee injury, but he's 1-for-12 with eight strikeouts against Red Sox right-hander Jake Peavy. Avoid.
 
6/13/2014 6:57:00 PM
Description: Cleveland will be without first baseman Nick Swisher Friday against Boston. SOURCE: Joe Reedy, Sportstime Ohio
Insight: Swisher (.206, 3 HR, 19 RBI) went 0-for-4 Thursday in his return from a knee injury. He should be back in there on Saturday.