Nick Swisher has always shown power and patience at the plate, but this spring he’s been hitting for average as well, and that’s by design. Swisher worked this winter to “quiet” his swing, and it seems to be paying dividends.
Speaking of changes, Sam wrote today about the changes in Alex Rodriguez. Not the physical changes on the field, but rather the subtle changes off the field and in the face of controversy.
This afternoon, the Yankees will play an intrasquad game as a way to make up for yesterday’s rainout. The notebook also has items on the latest round of big league cuts, a meeting with the Players Association and Curtis Granderson’s role in the outfield.