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Current Status
Retired on 2017-02-16
High Level
Proper Name
Nicholas Thompson Swisher
Stat Years
2000-2016  [mlb] 2004-2015
Height/Weight
6-0 / 200
Bats/Throws
Both / Left
Positions
RF (766) ... 1B (517) ... OF (289) ... LF (146) ... CF (132) ... DH (118) ... P (1)
Draft Position
OF
Born Date/Place
1980-11-25 in Columbus, Ohio   [39.219]
High School
Parkersburg (Parkersburg,WV)
Colleges
Ohio State University (Columbus, Ohio)
Draft
Selected by the Oakland Athletics in Round #1 (#16 overall) of the 2002 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Rich Sparks
MLB Debut
2004-09-03 - Boxscore  (Age: 23.282)
Service Time
11.031 (2015)
Organizations
OAK [6] NYA [5] CLE [3] CHA [1] ATL [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 7176 ... retro id: swisn001 ... mlbam id: 430897
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    2000Ohio StateBig10NCAA-1rpi 71---191b------581844555122104853283730601.299.389.549.93822110124.413.250.31512.6716.741.3218.44.5243.6
    2001Ohio StateBig10NCAA-1rpi 66---201b------571746056160155623604640607.322.492.6721.16424411731.690.350.34524.5918.850.7711.66.1555.4
    2002Ohio StateBig10NCAA-1rpi 8233211bDR:1-16Jr541844964143105251433321301.348.470.6201.09023311427.527.272.37518.4514.160.7718.44.2942.2
    2002Vancouver CanadiansNwstA-oak-21of---1134410113021230131120100.250.433.455.88860205.568.205.28121.6718.330.8522.03.3345.5
    2002Visalia OaksCalifA+oak-21of---149183224413242331264822116.240.340.399.7392147319.311.159.30312.1522.431.8545.81.8743.2
    2003Modesto A'sCalifA+oak3322of---2511893856142104302414920514.296.418.550.96823710426.460.254.34117.3020.681.2018.94.2246.4
    2003Midland RockHoundsTexAAoak3322of---257214244716142801306040417.220.321.360.6812527721.276.140.27911.9023.812.0053.51.5944.7
    2004Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak-23of---3125443109119282299233103109305116.269.406.537.94355423859.501.268.29018.5919.681.0615.35.2349.6
    2004Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3323lfL-S-E-P32060111540280081120102.250.352.417.76971256.300.167.27111.2715.491.3830.02.8240.0
    2005Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak-24of-1b---4623493001012710000.391.462.522.98426123.174.131.5637.6926.923.500.00.0033.3
    2005Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3324rfL-S-E-P4131462661093212174015511040139.236.322.446.76852220654.327.210.26510.5421.072.0022.04.0249.5
    2006Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak33251b-lfL-S-E-P5157556106141242359512971521126713.254.372.493.86567227461.412.239.28314.4322.621.5715.95.2143.3
    2007Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3326cf-rfL-S-E-P61505398414136122783210013110191213.262.381.455.83665924559.380.193.30115.1719.881.3124.53.3441.8
    2008Chicago White SoxALMLBcha30271b-cfL-S-E-P71534978610921124693382135414614.219.332.410.74258820446.356.191.24913.9522.961.6520.74.0842.2
    2009New York YankeesALMLBnya3328rfL-S-E-P81504988412435129820097126336213.249.371.498.86960724865.444.249.27215.9820.761.3017.24.7852.4
    2010New York YankeesALMLBnya3329rfL-S-E-P91505669116333329891258139632013.288.359.511.87063528965.323.223.3359.1321.892.4019.54.5739.9
    2011New York YankeesALMLBnya3330rfL-S-E-P101505268113730023852295125518618.260.374.449.82363523653.369.189.29514.9619.691.3222.93.6238.7
    2012New York YankeesALMLBnya3331rfL-S-E-P11148537751463602493237714141529.272.364.473.83762425460.343.201.32412.3422.601.8322.43.8541.1
    2013Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33321bL-S-E-P121455497413527222631077138404311.246.341.423.76463423251.319.177.28812.1521.771.7925.03.4737.8
    2014Akron RubberDucksEastAAcle20331b---1326032002000100000.500.500.8331.333652.333.333.6000.0016.670.000.00.0066.7
    2014Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33331b-dhL-S-E-P13973603375200842003611101407.208.278.331.60940111928.222.123.2738.9827.683.0845.02.0037.3
    2015Lake County CaptainsSALAcle3234rf---14514562001005210000.429.600.5711.1712082.500.142.50025.0010.000.400.00.0033.3
    2015Akron RubberDucksEastAAcle2934rf---14515110000001410000.067.176.067.2431710.067.000.0915.8823.534.000.00.000.0
    2015Columbus ClippersILAAAcle634rf---148326122015005800003.375.459.531.99037173.313.156.47813.5121.621.6032.02.7025.0
    2015Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle3334dhL-S-E-P143010162040280082410112.198.261.297.558111306.178.099.2377.2121.623.0050.51.8030.0
    2015Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl2334lfL-S-E-P14461188235041700273020207.195.349.339.688149409.373.144.22118.1220.131.1129.52.6839.1
    2016Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRidersILAAAnya33351b---155522017566072500145400206.255.297.377.6742368313.186.122.3045.9322.883.8631.42.9723.2
    MLB Totals (13 yrs)152753698051338307112458031315817137356135342131.249.351.447.79863082402563.350.198.28712.9521.771.6821.93.8842.1
    American League Totals (12 yrs)148152517971315302112417861315790134354135142124.250.351.450.80161592362554.349.200.28912.8321.811.7021.83.9142.1
    National League Totals (1 yrs)461188235041700273020207.195.349.339.688149409.373.144.22118.1220.131.1129.52.6839.1
    Minor League Totals3761383236364897572329824035316218442.263.374.461.8351659638153.372.198.31014.4721.281.4724.33.4442.0
    Minor: NCAA-1 Totals1695421541754253515670507373911509.323.402.6131.01564033282.461.290.31211.4111.411.0015.55.4746.9
    Minor: A- Totals134410113021230131120100.250.433.455.88860205.568.205.28121.6718.330.8522.03.3345.5
    Minor: A Totals514562001005210000.429.600.5711.1712082.500.142.50025.0010.000.400.00.0033.3
    Minor: A+ Totals100372601002741466336797426210.269.381.476.85745117745.387.207.32214.8621.511.4526.63.1045.0
    Minor: AA Totals64235255118143001316550417.217.316.353.6692758323.264.136.27611.2723.642.1058.81.4545.1
    Minor: AAA Totals1947181361963923712334124178407125.273.380.487.86785335078.386.214.31214.5420.871.4419.44.3439.8
    New York Yankees Totals (4 yrs)5982127331570134410534957327531188211053.268.367.483.85025011027243.368.215.30813.0721.231.6220.34.2042.6
    Oakland Athletics Totals (4 yrs)45816172674069648025545260404273172237.251.361.464.8251924750180.373.213.28313.5121.001.5520.24.1644.3
    Cleveland Indians Totals (3 yrs)27210101132305123211310121273519420.228.311.377.688114638185.270.149.27710.5623.822.2631.62.7937.0
    Chicago White Sox Totals (1 yrs)1534978610921124693382135414614.219.332.410.74258820446.356.191.24913.9522.961.6520.74.0842.2
    Atlanta Braves Totals (1 yrs)461188235041700273020207.195.349.339.688149409.373.144.22118.1220.131.1129.52.6839.1
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    2009New York YankeesALMLBnya33281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf000.0010000101.01000110002.009.000.009.009.000.001.00.000
    2009MLB Totals: NYAbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf000.0010000101.01000110002.009.000.009.009.000.001.00.000
    MLB Totals (1 yrs)000.0010000101.01000110002.009.000.009.009.000.001.00.000
    American League Totals (1 yrs)000.0010000101.01000110002.009.000.009.009.000.001.00.000
    New York Yankees Totals (1 yrs)000.0010000101.01000110002.009.000.009.009.000.001.00.000
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    2002Vancouver CanadiansNwstA-21OF1300.02600026261.0002.000.0017.1100.08
    2002Visalia OaksCalifA+21OF4000.0811408682.9532.100.0028.481.65
    2003Modesto A'sCalifA+221B300.01920421211.0007.000.002.55.95
    2003Modesto A'sCalifA+22OF4800.0104240110106.9642.200.0040.394.13
    2003Midland RockHoundsTexAA221B200.01300313131.0006.500.001.73.53
    2003Midland RockHoundsTexAA22OF6500.0154350162157.9692.400.0054.2114.03
    2004Sacramento River CatsPCLAAA231B100.01000111.0001.000.000.70.84
    2004Sacramento River CatsPCLAAA23OF12100.0287670300293.9772.400.0084.096.82
    2004Oakland AthleticsALMLB231B3218.01900319191.0006.301.061.915.04
    2004Oakland AthleticsALMLB23LF121198.0190102019.9501.600.197.460.04
    2004Oakland AthleticsALMLB23CF101.0000000.0000.000.000.65.03
    2004Oakland AthleticsALMLB23RF4328.0502075.7141.300.182.520.04
    2004Oakland AthleticsALMLB23DH200.0000000.0000.000.001.210.05
    2005Sacramento River CatsPCLAAA241B100.09001991.0009.000.000.716.76
    2005Sacramento River CatsPCLAAA24OF200.01000111.0000.500.001.433.39
    2005Oakland AthleticsALMLB241B2113119.0109100101191191.0005.701.0013.016.03
    2005Oakland AthleticsALMLB24RF1211151,027.1196622204202.9901.700.2074.792.41
    2006Oakland AthleticsALMLB251B9080700.066542556712707.9937.901.0155.657.31
    2006Oakland AthleticsALMLB25LF7971654.2170533178175.9832.200.2748.850.31
    2006Oakland AthleticsALMLB25CF102.03000331.0003.001.500.60.64
    2006Oakland AthleticsALMLB25RF103.01000111.0001.000.330.60.65
    2006Oakland AthleticsALMLB25DH200.0000000.0000.000.001.21.38
    2007Oakland AthleticsALMLB261B4439347.239125331419416.9939.501.2027.229.32
    2007Oakland AthleticsALMLB26CF5956481.0139120142140.9862.400.2936.439.31
    2007Oakland AthleticsALMLB26RF5746414.21072001091091.0001.900.2635.238.02
    2007Oakland AthleticsALMLB26DH600.0000000.0000.000.003.74.04
    2008Chicago White SoxALMLB271B7147462.044732252481479.9966.701.0443.646.42
    2008Chicago White SoxALMLB27LF1816137.03110032321.0001.800.2311.011.83
    2008Chicago White SoxALMLB27CF7069535.0138240144140.9722.000.2642.945.82
    2008Chicago White SoxALMLB27RF1811118.0250102625.9621.400.2111.011.82
    2009New York YankeesALMLB281B2010104.0895179594.9894.700.9012.313.32
    2009New York YankeesALMLB28LF8436.01000010101.0001.300.284.95.34
    2009New York YankeesALMLB28RF1301261,052.2239251246241.9801.900.2380.286.71
    2009New York YankeesALMLB28P101.0000000.0000.000.000.60.723
    2009New York YankeesALMLB28DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.77
    2010New York YankeesALMLB291B6121.01920221211.0003.501.003.74.04
    2010New York YankeesALMLB29CF101.0000000.0000.000.000.60.74
    2010New York YankeesALMLB29RF1341311,102.02651041279275.9862.100.2582.789.31
    2010New York YankeesALMLB29DH1100.0000000.0000.000.006.87.36
    2011NY YankeesALMLB301b11344.02920431311.0002.800.706.87.33
    2011NY YankeesALMLB30rf1411401,190.1273911283282.9962.000.2487.094.01
    2011NY YankeesALMLB30dh500.0000000.0000.000.003.13.39
    2012NY YankeesALMLB311B4127259.025518323276273.9896.701.0525.327.72
    2012NY YankeesALMLB31RF109107907.2214430221218.9862.000.2467.373.61
    2012NY YankeesALMLB31DH1200.0000000.0000.000.007.48.16
    2013ClevelandALMLB321B112101910.181288870908900.9918.000.9969.177.21
    2013ClevelandALMLB32RF2726199.0412114443.9771.600.2216.718.63
    2013ClevelandALMLB32DH1700.0000000.0000.000.0010.511.74
    2014Akron RubberDucksEastAA331B200.08001881.0004.000.001.4100.07
    2014ClevelandALMLB331B5252459.040039942448439.9808.400.9632.153.62
    2014ClevelandALMLB33LF2216.03000331.0001.500.191.22.17
    2014ClevelandALMLB33RF4428.04000441.0001.000.142.54.16
    2014ClevelandALMLB33DH3400.0000000.0000.000.0021.035.11
    2015Lake County CaptainsMidwA34RF300.03000331.0001.000.002.260.06
    2015Akron RubberDucksEastAA34RF300.05000551.0001.700.002.160.05
    2015Columbus ClippersILAAA34RF600.0511076.8571.000.004.275.07
    2015AtlantaNLMLB341B121085.085401289891.0007.401.057.426.14
    2015AtlantaNLMLB34LF2524189.04810049491.0002.000.2615.454.35
    2015AtlantaNLMLB34RF2111.0001010.0000.000.001.24.36
    2015ClevelandALMLB34RF118.0001010.0000.000.000.63.37
    2015ClevelandALMLB34DH2700.0000000.0000.000.0016.890.03
    2015AtlantaNLMLB34DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.62.23
    2016Scranton/WB RailRidersILAAA351B2500.020923225234232.9919.300.0017.545.53
    2016Scranton/WB RailRidersILAAA35LF200.05000551.0002.500.001.43.68
    2016Scranton/WB RailRidersILAAA35RF500.01200012121.0002.400.003.59.16
    MLB Totals - (1B)4833853,52833202673131236183587.9917.401.020.00.00
    MLB Totals - (LF)1441281,130281743292288.9862.000.250.00.00
    MLB Totals - (CF)1321251,020280360289283.9792.100.280.00.00
    MLB Totals - (RF)7497116,08813703521614261405.9851.900.230.00.00
    MLB Totals - (P)101000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)11800000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (1B)270021923226244242.9929.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (LF)2005000551.0002.500.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (RF)1100171101918.9471.600.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (OF)12300288670301294.9772.400.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (1B)4002100421211.0005.300.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (RF)3005000551.0001.700.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (OF)6500154350162157.9692.400.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (1B)3001920421211.0007.000.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (OF)8800185380196188.9592.100.000.00.00
    A Totals - (RF)3003000331.0001.000.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (OF)13002600026261.0002.000.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    2002Minor---------53-
    2003Minor--5------113-
    2004MLB--3---1214-2
    2004Minor--1------121-
    2005MLB--21-----121--
    2005Minor--1------2-
    2006MLB--90---7911-2
    2007MLB--44----5957-6
    2008MLB--71---187018--
    2009MLB1-20---8-130-1
    2010MLB--6----1134-11
    2011MLB--11-----141-5
    2012MLB--41-----109-12
    2013MLB--112-----27-17
    2014MLB--52---2-4-34
    2014Minor--2--------
    2015MLB--12---25-3-28
    2015Minor--------12--
    2016Minor--25---2-5--
    Totals1-517---146132766289118