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Fantasy Baseball: Is Nick Swisher Safe to Use Again?

a brilliant 2010 season that saw Swisher hit .288 with 29 home runs and 89 RBI Swisher was a hot commodity heading into the year.

He began the year hitting .204 through May 25th, making his dreadful 2008 season (.219 average) look decent. At least he was hitting a home run every 20.7 at bats that season. He only had two in his first 152 at bats (76 AB/HR).

Since then, Swisher has gone 22-for-72 (.306) with five home runs, which is good for a HR every 14.4 at bats. His hot streak brings his AB/HR rate up to 32.0 for the season. He’s not likely to continue his hot clip, as he averaged 18.3 ABs/HR over the past two years, but it’s a good sign nonetheless.

As is his competence at the plate. Hitting around the Mendoza Line made him too big ...

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