Nick Swisher 1B/RF.. CLE 7 Months

Nick Swisher went 4-for-4 before being removed for a pinch-runner Thursday against the Astros.

Unfortunately, Swisher never hit with a man on base, not with Michael Bourn going 0-for-5 with three strikeouts in front of him. Swisher has just 58 RBI on the season, but he has been playing quite a bit better of late; he's hitting .313 with five homers this month.

Nick Swisher 1B/RF.. CLE 8 Months

Nick Swisher went 2-for-4 with his second home run in as many games, and the Indians beat the Mets 9-4 on Saturday.

Swisher has found his power stroke against the Mets, as he's got a double, two homers and six RBI in the past two games. Swisher now has 17 home runs this season; he's hit at least 22 homers in every season since 2005.

Nick Swisher 1B/RF.. CLE 8 Months

Nick Swisher went 2-for-5 with a grand slam in the Indians' win over the Mets on Friday.

The Indians had a 4-1 lead in the eighth inning when Swish went yard for his 16th homer of the season. It's been a rough first year in Cleveland for the 32-year-old, as he's hitting just .239/.334/.399 with 50 RBI this year.

Nick Swisher 1B/RF.. CLE 8 Months

Nick Swisher belted a two-run homer in Wednesday's win over the Angels.

His two-run blast in the third got the scoring going, and it ended up being all Justin Masterson and the bullpen needed. Swisher has picked up his power a bit of late, blasting four longballs over his last 10 contests. He's hitting .333 over his last six games.

Nick Swisher 1B/RF.. CLE 9 Months

Nick Swisher smacked a two-run homer in Sunday's win against the Angels.

The home run off Jerome Williams came as part of a four-run sixth inning that cut Los Angeles' lead to 5-4 in the Indians' eventual 6-5 victory. Swisher has scuffled in August, entering play on Sunday batting .194 with no homers over 36 at-bats.

Nick Swisher 1B/RF.. CLE 9 Months

Nick Swisher went 3-for-4 with two runs batted in against the Tigers on Wednesday.

Swisher doubled in runs in both the third and seventh innings, giving him 20 doubles on the year. The runs batted in gave him just 35 RBI on the year, as it's been a bit of a down year for the first baseman. He's hitting .245/.344/.396 on the season.

Nick Swisher 1B/RF.. CLE 10 Months

Nick Swisher homered off Addison Reed in the top of the ninth in the Indians' 10-9 win over the White Sox in the second game of Friday's doubleheader.

Swisher's homer gave the White Sox the lead after they had already scored three runs to tie the game. It was his eight homer for the Indians, but his first since May 26. He ended up going 3-for-8 with three RBI as the Indians scored 29 runs and swept the doubleheader today.

Nick Swisher 1B/RF.. CLE 10 Months

Nick Swisher is not in the Indians' lineup for Thursday's game against the Orioles.

Swisher is just getting a breather and should be in the lineup for both games of Friday's doubleheader against the White Sox. Mark Reynolds is playing first base Thursday.

Nick Swisher 1B/RF.. CLE 10 Months

Indians manager Terry Francona is considering moving Nick Swisher into the No. 2 spot.

Swisher just returned to action Sunday after missing six straight game with a sore shoulder. The 32-year-old is batting just .231/.331/.393 though 62 games this season, so Francona is trying to think of a way to get him back on track offensively.

Nick Swisher 1B/RF.. CLE 10 Months

Nick Swisher (shoulder) went 0-for-5 with a strikeout in his return to the Indians' lineup Sunday.

The rustiness was to be expected for Swisher, who sat out six straight games with a sore left shoulder. He is batting .231/.331/.393 with seven home runs and 24 RBI through his first 62 games played with the Tribe.