jump to navigation

So why doesn't Nick Swisher pitch every night? April 15, 2009

Posted by tomflesher in Baseball.
Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
add a comment

Nick Swisher pitched for the first time in the major leagues on Monday night during the Yankees’ 15-5 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays. As you can see from the box score, Swish pitched pretty well. In fact, in 22 pitches, he gave up only one hit and one walk, threw 12 strikes, and struck out a major-league batter (left-fielder Gabe Kapler). So, will Yankees manager Joe Girardi tap him in relief again soon?

No, of course not. Find out why behind the cut.