BREAKING: Nick Swisher has agreed to a four-year, $56 million deal with the Indians. Vesting $14M option for a 5th year could make it $70M.
— Mark Feinsand (@FeinsandNYDN) December 23, 2012
Nick Swisher, an integral part of the 2012 Yankees team that was swept in the ALCS, has reportedly signed with the Cleveland Indians. According to Mike Feinsand of the New York Daily News, Swisher’s contract is worth $56 million over the next four years. What a bargain. Swisher’s numbers have historically dropped off from the regular season to the postseason, but that shouldn’t be a concern in Cleveland where there generally is no postseason. Again, Cleveland is going to pay Nick Swisher $14,000,000 annually to play the sport of baseball.