Report: Indians are ‘in best position’ to sign Nick Swisher
It looks like the Indians might be able to nab Nick Swisher. Buster Olney of ESPN reports that Indians have the upper hand in signing the right fielder.
Not sure what situation Nick Swisher will want, but it does appear as if Cleveland could be in best position to sign him.—
Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) December 07, 2012
Jim Bowden of ESPN reports that the Indians are looking to offer Swisher a four-year deal worth $48-50 million, but the market has him looking a little higher.
Indians hoping to sign Nick Swisher for 4yrs $48-$50m...but market shift has him looking for 4yrs $60m—
JIM BOWDEN (@JimBowdenESPNxm) December 07, 2012
The Indians seem like the front runner for now, and have a good shot if the club ups the amount it plans to offer. The Mariners are the Indians’ biggest competition for Swisher right now.