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08:17 AM ET 11.26 | On the face of things, the Cleveland offseason sets up as one of selling. Yet, according to major-league sources, the Indians aren't limiting their search to improve, even while considering moves that seemingly will result in a step backward. In fact, club officials are checking in on most of the available players in trades and free agency, even ones who seemingly will be out of their financial reach. Case in point: Free-agent outfielder/first baseman Nick Swisher. ... Swisher, though, is from Parkersburg, WV, a city not far from the Ohio border. He attended Ohio State University. And, like most players, he holds new Indians manager Terry Francona in high regard.

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November 26, 2012  09:04 AM ET

He's all yours

November 26, 2012  09:06 AM ET

Swisher is garbage.

November 26, 2012  09:13 AM ET

lol , damnnnn , u guys show no mercy , where's the love ? lol.....Ouch !!!!!

November 26, 2012  09:15 AM ET

Swisher to Boston, Swisher to Cleveland. Next week, Swisher to _______ (Fill in the blank)

November 26, 2012  09:21 AM ET

He can hold the manager, the city in high regard, but the bottom line for most of them is show me the money.

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November 26, 2012  09:34 AM ET
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Swisher is garbage.

He's going to da Sox of White!!!!!!!

November 26, 2012  09:35 AM ET
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Swisher to Boston, Swisher to Cleveland. Next week, Swisher to _______ (Fill in the blank)

I believe they call it "free agency".......

November 26, 2012  09:55 AM ET

show Swish some luv , he'll still b in pinstripes next season ........ got a quick question for anyone, is the pitcher that the yanks got in the trade for jesus montero last year pitching this year ? i think his name is Michael Pineda .

November 26, 2012  10:01 AM ET
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show Swish some luv , he'll still b in pinstripes next season ........ got a quick question for anyone, is the pitcher that the yanks got in the trade for jesus montero last year pitching this year ? i think his name is Michael Pineda .

He's coming off shoulder surgery. He should pitch in 2013, but don't expect much. It might take him the season to get his shoulder built back up and find his command.

November 26, 2012  10:02 AM ET
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Swisher is garbage.

I'd sure like to hear Slinky's opinion on this.

November 26, 2012  10:10 AM ET
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show Swish some luv , he'll still b in pinstripes next season ........ got a quick question for anyone, is the pitcher that the yanks got in the trade for jesus montero last year pitching this year ? i think his name is Michael Pineda .

His target date for pitching in NY is June.

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November 26, 2012  10:18 AM ET
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* and he's fat

That DWAI in Florida when he was "rehabbing" makes you wonder.

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November 26, 2012  11:23 AM ET

Who cares where this guy ends up. He's mediocre at best.

November 26, 2012  11:40 AM ET
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Swisher is garbage.

stick a double fork on him,,,,

 
November 26, 2012  11:41 AM ET

Swisher to the Indians makes a lot of sense. Swish is at his best when the games don't matter - and since Cleveland isn't making the playoffs, Swish doesn't have to worry about failing miserably and getting booed when it matters most.

Good riddance, Swisher.

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