Nick Swisher News Archive
Swisher (knee) could begin a rehab assignment as soon as next week, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports. "He could start a rehab assignment potentially sometime as early as next week," said general manager Chris Antonetti. "It doesn't mean he's that close (to playing for the Indians). He still has to work through playing back-to-back nine-inning games, playing in the outfield and seeing how he recovers."
Swisher (knee) is playing games in extended spring training but hasn't started a rehab assignment yet, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.
Swisher (knee) was placed on the 15-day disabled list Sunday, Joe Reedy of FOX Sports Ohio reports.
Swisher (knee) went 2-for-2 with a walk in a minor league game Friday.
Swisher (knee), who will open the season on the 15-day DL, had a pair of hits in his first game action of the spring Wednesday, MLB.com reports. "I'm just going to come back when I feel healthy. Do I feel like I could go and DH for this team and contribute right now? Sure, but that's not all I want to do. I want to make sure I'm able to go to the outfield. I want to make sure I'm able to go to first base and make sure all my movements are fluid and smooth," Swisher said concerning a possible return date.
Swisher (knee) is expected to see his first action of the spring as the DH on Wednesday but will still start the season on the 15-day DL, MLB.com reports.
Swisher (knee) increased the intensity of his running in a minor league game Friday but is expected to open the season on the DL, MLB.com reports.
Swisher (knee) played in a minor league game Thursday, Cleveland.com reports.
Swisher (knee) added sliding to his rehab program Wednesday, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.
Swisher won't be ready for Opening Day, The Plain Dealer reports.