Aug 2, 2014; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Indians designated hitter Nick Swisher (33) reacts after striking out during the fourth inning against the Texas Rangers at Progressive Field. Mandatory Credit: Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports

Nick Swisher to Have Surgery On Both Knees, Out for Season

The Cleveland Indians confirmed the worst-case scenario for Nick Swisher‘s 2014 season: Swisher will undergo surgery today on both of his knees and miss 8-to-10 weeks, meaning he will be out for the remainder of the year. Cleveland.com’s Paul Hoynes tweeted the news earlier:


This closes the book on a dreadful 2014 season for Swisher. In 306 ABs, Swisher slashed .208/.278/.331, with eight home runs and 20 doubles. Hopefully Swisher can come into 2015 fully healthy, as he is set to make $15 million dollars in the third guaranteed year of his contract. The Indians appear to believe he will recover from the injury:

Keep checking Wahoo’s on First for more updates on Swisher’s injuries and for all things Cleveland Indians.

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