Nick Swisher is taking a “sign me, brah!” tour and is meeting with the Indians today. And apparently this is happening:
Told Progressive Field lights are on and Nick Swisher’s face is on scoreboard as team tries to land free agent, who is visiting today.
— Tom Withers (@twithersAP) December 18, 2012
Why do I think most teams wouldn’t do this? At least not for someone who is less than a top shelf superstar? Brandon McCarthy sums it up nicely:
what is he a HS recruit? RT @twithersap Progressive Field lights are on and Nick Swisher’s face is on scoreboard as team tries to land FA
— Brandon McCarthy (@BMcCarthy32) December 18, 2012
It does seem a bit silly. But at least the Tribe is giving him the full in-season experience. You know, what with an empty stadium and all.