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Nick Swisher, Indians agree to four-year deal

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10:19 PM ET 12.23 | Free agent outfielder Nick Swisher has found a new home. Reports have surfaced that Swisher has agreed to a four-year deal with the Cleveland Indians worth $56 million. The contract includes a fifth-year option worth $14 million. The 32-year-old has spent the previous four seasons with the New York Yankees. Swisher confirmed the news on his official Twitter account.

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December 23, 2012  11:27 PM ET

Where are the Yanks going to find the 90 rbis that just left with Swisher?

December 24, 2012  05:28 AM ET

Good Luck Nickey Boy!!!

December 24, 2012  07:50 AM ET

Holy ****. The Tribe's front office has lost its **** mind.

December 24, 2012  08:24 AM ET
QUOTE(#1):

Where are the Yanks going to find the 90 rbis that just left with Swisher?

RBIs are a function of the lineup just as much as the hitter. Where's Swisher going to find 90 RBIs in that lineup?

December 24, 2012  08:25 AM ET
QUOTE(#3):

Holy ****. The Tribe's front office has lost its **** mind.

That was my initial reaction. The thing is all the contracts are insane this off season.

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December 24, 2012  09:18 AM ET

This must be management's idea, albeit a bad one, of trying to stay relevant.

 
December 24, 2012  10:37 AM ET

I like it. He seems like a good teammate and a Buckeye! We needed to fill Choo's spot so besides Hamilton, he was the best available.

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