Friday, May 11, 2007
The Oakland Athletics announced today the club has agreed to terms with outfielder Nick Swisher on a five-year contract through the 2011 with a club option for 2012. Swisher is batting .286 in 27 games with six doubles, six home runs, and 17 RBI. Since 2004, Swisher has batted .249 with 64 HR, 194 RBI, and 69 extra base hits. Swisher was drafted in the first round of the 2002 MLB Draft.