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Biography Data
Positions: RF-761, 1B-492, OF-289, LF-144, CF-132, DH-118, P-1
Proper Name: Nicholas Thompson Swisher
Born: November 25, 1980 (35.006)
Place Columbus, Ohio
Height/Weight: 6-0 / 200 Bats/Throws: Switch-Left
High School: Parkersburg (Parkersburg,WV)
College: Ohio State University
Drafted: 2002 -- 1st round (16th overall) by Oakland Athletics (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:September 3,2004 (23.282)
TBC Player ID:7176
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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2015-08-09 - Atlanta Braves - Activated from DL More
Prospect Ranks:[2005]MLB #24 OAK #1 [2004]OAK #6
Recent Contract:Signed to 4-year contract for 2013-2016 ($56m) Option for 2017 by Cleveland Indians (2012-12-24)
Organizations:OAK, CHA, NYA, CLE, ATL
Signed by:Rich Sparks
Relationship(s):Son of Steve Swisher

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    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2015MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2015-08-09Atlanta Braves1bActive-MLBAtlanta BravesMLBActivated from DL40man
    2015-08-07Atlanta Braves1bDL-15Atlanta BravesMLBTraded from Indians with Michael Bourn to Braves for Chris Johnson40man
    2015-08-02Cleveland Indians1bDL-15Lake CountyAAssigned to Lake County (A) for rehab40man
    2015-07-27Cleveland Indians1bDL-15AkronAAAssigned to Akron (AA) for rehab40man
    2015-06-14Cleveland Indians1bDL-15Cleveland IndiansMLBDL-15 Left knee inflammation40man
    2015-05-05Cleveland Indians1bActive-MLBCleveland IndiansMLBActivated from DL40man
    2015-04-05Cleveland Indians1bDL-15Cleveland IndiansMLBDL-15 Recovery from bi-lateral knee surgery40man
    2014-10-01Cleveland Indians1bActive-MLBCleveland IndiansMLBActivated from DL40man
    2014-08-10Cleveland Indians1bDL-15Cleveland IndiansMLBDL-15 Right knee soreness40man
    2014-06-12Cleveland Indians1bActive-MLBCleveland IndiansMLBActivated from DL40man
    2014-06-12Cleveland Indians1bActive-MLBCleveland IndiansMLBRecalled from minor league rehab assignment40man
    2014-06-10Cleveland Indians1bMinorsAkronAAActivated from disabled list---
    2014-05-27Cleveland Indians1bDL-15Cleveland IndiansMLBDL-15 Hyperextended left knee40man
    2013-05-24Cleveland Indians1bActive-MLBCleveland IndiansMLBReinstated from Paternity Leave list40man
    2013-05-21Cleveland Indians1b-dhPat LeaveCleveland IndiansMLBPlaced on Paternity Leave list40man
    2012-12-24Cleveland Indians1b-dhActive-MLBCleveland IndiansMLBSigned to 4-year contract for 2013-2016 ($56m) Option for 201740man
    2012-10-29-RFFA-MLBDeclared free agency---
    2012-05-07New York Yankees1bActive-MLBNew York YankeesMLB40man
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Traded by White Sox with Kaneoka Texeira to Yankees for Wilson Betemit, Jeff Marquez and Jhonny Nunez
    Traded by Athletics to White Sox for Ryan Sweeney, Gio Gonzalez and Fautino de los Santos
    Signed by Athletics (5-years, team option for 2012)
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Oakland Athletics in 1st round (16th overall) of 2002 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2015Atlanta Braves$ 15,000,00053195$ 507,500$ 3,574,087
    2015Cleveland Indians$ 15,000,00053195$ 507,500$ 3,574,087
    2014Cleveland Indians$ 15,000,00051195$ 500,000$ 3,256,497
    2013Cleveland Indians$ 11,000,00078192$ 490,000$ 3,017,275
    2012New York Yankees$ 10,250,000811092$ 480,000$ 2,952,4822012-12-24 - Signed to 4-year contract for 2013-2016 ($56m) Option for 2017
    2011New York Yankees$ 9,100,000901091$ 414,000$ 2,722,6072011-10-29 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2012-2012 ($10.25m) Option year from prior contract
    2010New York Yankees$ 6,850,0001321386$ 400,000$ 2,812,594
    2009New York Yankees$ 5,400,0001691380$ 400,000$ 2,746,792
    2008Chicago White Sox$ 3,600,0002431574$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    2007Oakland Athletics$ 400,0005812627$ 380,000$ 2,459,7372007-05-11 - Signed to 5-year contract for 2007-2011 ($26.75m) Club option for 2012 ($10.25m)
    2006Oakland Athletics$ 335,0006602417$ 327,000$ 2,365,0722006-03-03 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2006-2006 ($0.335m)
    2005Oakland Athletics$ 316,5007472617$ 300,000$ 2,189,0552005-02-23 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2005-2005 ($0.3165m)
    2004Oakland Athletics$ 300,000755330$ 300,000$ 2,070,100

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