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NICK SWISHER   +

MLB  Cleveland Indians   40-man Roster
Positions
RF-742, 1B-426, OF-289, CF-132, LF-117, DH-56, P-1
Born
November 25, 1980  (33.146)
Place
Ht/Wt
6-0 / 200
Bats/Throws
Both / Left
High School
Parkersburg  (Parkersburg,WV)
College:
Drafted:
Oakland Athletics:  2002-1-16 (June-Reg)  bonus: $1,775,000
Full Name
Nicholas Thompson Swisher 
TBC Player ID
7176
MLB Debut
Signed by
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Top Prospect:  mlb  2005 (#24)   team  2004 (#6-OAK), 2005 (#1-OAK)

Son of Steve Swisher

Recent Contract:  4-years/$56m (2013-2016) by Cleveland Indians Notes
Speed
26
Contact
28
Patience
91
Batting
42
Power
84
Health
100

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OFF THE FIELD
Start DateStatusMLB TeamMinor Team40-ManTransaction Description
2013-05-24ActiveCleveland Indians YesReinstated from Paternity Leave list
2013-05-21PaternityCleveland Indians YesPlaced on Paternity Leave list
2012-12-24ActiveCleveland Indians YesSigned to 4-year contract for 2013-2016 ($56m) Option for 2017
2012-10-29Free Agent-  Declared free agency
2012-05-07ActiveNew York Yankees Yes

The transactions grid above is available for Major Leaguers and Minor Leaguers since May of 2012. All transactions prior to this date will be listed below.



DateNotes
2008-11-13Traded by White Sox with Kaneoka Texeira to Yankees for Wilson Betemit, Jeff Marquez and Jhonny Nunez
2008-01-03Traded by Athletics to White Sox for Ryan Sweeney, Gio Gonzalez and Fautino de los Santos
2007-05-11Signed by Athletics (5-years, team option for 2012)
2002-06-14signed
Drafted:  Selected by Oakland Athletics in 1st round (16th overall) of 2002 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)


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