Indians 1B/OF Nick Swisher is officially done for the year. The Cleveland Indians and Head Athletic Trainer James Quinlan issued an update on Indians star. Swisher, had his right knee examined by Dr. Neal Elattrache in Los Angeles on Tuesday. Dr. Elattrache confirmed that Nick is dealing with chronic medial knee discomfort in both knees as a result of medical meniscus wear and tear.
The scheduled surgery is an arthroscopic debridement in both knees, Nick will begin the post-operative rehabilitation on Friday. Swisher is in his second year of a four year 56 million dollar contract. He was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Aug. 10 with a sore right knee.
Swisher has struggled all year, hitting .208 with 20 doubles, eight home runs and 42 RBI's in 97 games.