Originally Posted by Wedema
There is no way that I would want Swisher for that type of money.
Originally Posted by PaleHoser
I wouldn't want him for free.
It will be interesting to see how his "hey look at me" antics will play out when the club is losing 90+ a year.
He's obnoxious and I can't stand him, but he's above average both offensively and defensively. A bit of an overpay, but considering how the market's been trending upward, it's not a terrible deal.
plus St. Louis and Milwaukee
plus NYC parks and Minnesota
plus PNC Park in Pittsburgh
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