|June 17 2:24 PM PT3:24 PM MT4:24 PM CT5:24 PM ET17:24 ET21:24 GMT5:24 CST2:24 PM MST4:24 PM EST4:54 PM VEN1:24 UAE (+1)4:24 PM CT-Slumping Indians first baseman Nick Swisher will miss the next few games because of a sore left shoulder.
Analysis: Swisher is expected to miss the three-game series against Kansas City. Francona said Swisher possibly could return Friday when the Indians open a three-game set against Minnesota. The Indians hope rest will prevent Swisher from going on the disabled list.
|June 16 9:22 AM PT10:22 AM MT11:22 AM CT12:22 PM ET12:22 ET16:22 GMT0:22 CST9:22 AM MST11:22 AM EST11:52 AM VEN20:22 UAE11:22 AM CT-Swisher is out of the lineup for Sunday's game against Washington because of a sore left shoulder.
Analysis: Swisher said after Saturday's game that the injury was affecting his swing and he will talk with the team's training staff. It's possible he could go on the disabled list. Swisher missed time earlier this season because of his shoulder.
|May 30 3:42 PM PT4:42 PM MT5:42 PM CT6:42 PM ET18:42 ET22:42 GMT6:42 CST3:42 PM MST5:42 PM EST6:12 PM VEN2:42 UAE (+1)5:42 PM CT-Swisher has donated $25,000 to the FBI Citizens Academy Foundation in support of the FBI's Child ID Kit program. The first baseman, who signed a four-year contract with the Indians in January, made the announcement prior to Thursday's game against Cincinnati.
Analysis: Swisher said he and his wife, JoAnna, made the decision because they want to be involved in the community. Swisher also cited the incident that took place earlier this month when three women were rescued from a home on the city's west side after being missing for nearly a decade.
|May 27 10:26 AM PT11:26 AM MT12:26 PM CT1:26 PM ET13:26 ET17:26 GMT1:26 CST10:26 AM MST12:26 PM EST12:56 PM VEN21:26 UAE12:26 PM CT-Swisher went 2 for 3 with a homer and two RBIs in Sunday's 6-5, walkoff loss at Boston.
Analysis: Swisher is batting .297 with five homers, 13 runs and 10 RBIs over his last 20 games.
|May 24 3:19 PM PT4:19 PM MT5:19 PM CT6:19 PM ET18:19 ET22:19 GMT6:19 CST3:19 PM MST5:19 PM EST5:49 PM VEN2:19 UAE (+1)5:19 PM CT-Swisher is back from the paternity list after his wife, JoAnna, had the couple's first child, a girl. Swisher missed three games. To make room for him, the Indians optioned infielder Cord Phelps to Triple-A Columbus.
Analysis: Swisher was in the starting lineup and batting fourth for Friday night's game against the Boston Red Sox. Swisher is in his first season with the Indians, who signed him to a four-year, $56 million free agent contract in December. He is batting .274 with six homers and 16 RBIs.
|May 21 2:55 PM PT3:55 PM MT4:55 PM CT5:55 PM ET17:55 ET21:55 GMT5:55 CST2:55 PM MST4:55 PM EST5:25 PM VEN1:55 UAE (+1)4:55 PM CT-The Indians have placed Swisher on the paternity list after he and his wife welcomed their first child.
Analysis: The club made the move with Swisher before Tuesday's series opener against Detroit. The first-place Indians, who have won five straight and 18 of 22, lead the Tigers in the AL Central by 2 1-2 games. Swisher's wife, JoAnna, had a girl. He must remain on the paternity list one to three days.
|May 16 10:45 AM PT11:45 AM MT12:45 PM CT1:45 PM ET13:45 ET17:45 GMT1:45 CST10:45 AM MST12:45 PM EST1:15 PM VEN21:45 UAE12:45 PM CT-Swisher hit a two-run homer in Wednesday's 10-4 win at Philadelphia.
Analysis: Swisher is batting .324 with three homers, seven runs scored and six RBIs over his last nine games.
|May 14 7:51 AM PT8:51 AM MT9:51 AM CT10:51 AM ET10:51 ET14:51 GMT22:51 CST7:51 AM MST9:51 AM EST10:21 AM VEN18:51 UAE9:51 AM CT-Swisher went 2 for 7 on Monday as the Tribe and Yanks split a doubleheader.
Analysis: Swisher is 5 for 13 this year against his former team.
|May 11 3:09 PM PT4:09 PM MT5:09 PM CT6:09 PM ET18:09 ET22:09 GMT6:09 CST3:09 PM MST5:09 PM EST5:39 PM VEN2:09 UAE (+1)5:09 PM CT-Swisher had three hits Friday in a 10-4 loss to Detroit.
Analysis: Swisher has hit safely in five straight.
|May 10 1:30 PM PT2:30 PM MT3:30 PM CT4:30 PM ET16:30 ET20:30 GMT4:30 CST1:30 PM MST3:30 PM EST4:00 PM VEN0:30 UAE (+1)3:30 PM CT-Jason Kipnis, Mark Reynolds and Swisher all went deep and Scott Kazmir threw six strong innings as the Indians completed a four-game sweep of Oakland with Thursday's 9-2 victory.
Analysis: Swisher is just 5 for 22 over the last six days, but three of those hits have left the yard.
|Apr. 30 3:07 PM PT4:07 PM MT5:07 PM CT6:07 PM ET18:07 ET22:07 GMT6:07 CST3:07 PM MST5:07 PM EST5:37 PM VEN2:07 UAE (+1)5:07 PM CT-Swisher is out of the lineup for the third straight game because of a sore left shoulder.
Analysis: Swisher, the Indians' biggest offseason acquisition, took batting practice before Friday's game with Minnesota and says he plans to play Saturday. He missed the two-game series with Philadelphia and the Indians were off Thursday. Manager Terry Francona thought Swisher could return Friday, but the decision was made to hold him out of the lineup an additional day.
|Apr. 18 7:47 PM PT8:47 PM MT9:47 PM CT10:47 PM ET22:47 ET2:47 GMT10:47 CST7:47 PM MST9:47 PM EST10:17 PM VEN6:47 UAE (+1)9:47 PM CT-Swisher went 2 for 4 with a two-run homer in Wednesday's 6-3 loss to Boston.
Analysis: Swisher is batting .346 at home.
|Apr. 14 2:02 PM PT3:02 PM MT4:02 PM CT5:02 PM ET17:02 ET21:02 GMT5:02 CST2:02 PM MST4:02 PM EST4:32 PM VEN1:02 UAE (+1)4:02 PM CT-Swisher went 2 for 2 with a homer and two RBIs in a 9-4 win over the White Sox on Saturday.
Analysis: Swisher also scored three runs. It was his first homer of the season.
|Feb. 17 2:11 PM PT3:11 PM MT4:11 PM CT5:11 PM ET17:11 ET22:11 GMT6:11 CST3:11 PM MST5:11 PM EST5:41 PM VEN2:11 UAE (+1)4:11 PM CT-Swisher has returned to his first spring training with the Cleveland Indians after attending his mother's funeral in Ohio. Swisher said Sunday that it was comforting to be back around his teammates. He had left the club on Thursday following the death of his mother, Lillian Marie Malizia, who died in Columbus, Ohio from leukemia. She was 63.
Analysis: Swisher was in good spirits as he resumed baseball activities with the Indians, who signed him to a $56 million, four-year contract. The 32-year-old Swisher batted .272 with 24 homers and 93 RBIs for the Yankees last season. He played mostly in the outfield for New York, but will be Cleveland's primary first baseman.
|Feb. 15 10:32 AM PT11:32 AM MT12:32 PM CT1:32 PM ET13:32 ET18:32 GMT2:32 CST11:32 AM MST1:32 PM EST2:02 PM VEN22:32 UAE12:32 PM CT-Swisher has left the team's spring training camp following the death of his mother.
Analysis: Swisher, who signed a four-year, $56 million free agent contract with the Indians this winter, returned to Columbus, Ohio, for the funeral. Swisher is expected to be back with the team on Saturday night.