Category: ‘First Basemen’

Yankees’ Nick Swisher Goes 1-for-4, Solo HR, Played Solid Right Field for Class-AAA Scranton on Monday
April 25th, 2016 at 9:16 PM
Through the first two weeks of his minor league stint with Class-AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Nick Swisher had played two positions: first base and designated hitter. Swisher's ability to play first base was the reason why they brought him back on a minor league deal. ***PHOTO1*** However, with the Yankees lack of offense at...

Yankees’ Nick Swisher to Play Right Field for Class-AAA Scranton on Monday Night
April 25th, 2016 at 4:49 PM
When the New York Yankees re-signed Nick Swisher to a minor league deal almost two weeks ago, it was the under the premise that he would be a backup first baseman and occasional designated hitter. ***PHOTO1*** However, with the Yankees down an outfielder for a couple of days, maybe there is a...

Yankees’ Nick Swisher Goes 3-for-4 in Sunday’s Game for Class-AAA Scranton; Now Hitting .382
April 24th, 2016 at 6:35 PM
With Alex Rodriguez and Aaron Hicks both suffering injuries this past week, Nick Swisher's continual tear in the minor leagues could potentially lead to a promotion; one he's absolutely earned over the last 10 days. ***PHOTO1*** Heading into Sunday's game against Class-AAA Syracuse, Swisher was hitting .333 (10-for-30) for the RailRiders, but...

Yankees’ Nick Swisher Goes 0-for-4 for Class-AAA Scranton on Saturday
April 23rd, 2016 at 4:50 PM
Nick Swisher was looking to continue his hot start for Class-AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and coming off his 2-for-5 performance on Friday night against Class-AAA Syracuse. ***PHOTO1*** Unfortunately, Swisher's big night didn't carry over into Saturday and for the second time since he joined the RailRiders, he went hitless in a 9-4 defeat for...

Yankees’ Nick Swisher Goes 2-for-5, 2-Run HR for Class-AAA Scranton on Friday; Now Hitting .385
April 22nd, 2016 at 9:55 PM
After a night off from playing on Thursday night, Nick Swisher continued his quest to become a major leaguer again and on Friday night for Class-AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, he had another solid game for the RailRiders. ***PHOTO1*** Heading in, he was hitting .381, hitting 8-for-21 with a home run and three RBI on...