Holy cow holy cow!!!!!!!! We got a 1B finally!The New York Yankees have acquired center fielder-first baseman Nick Swisher in a trade with the Chicago White Sox, baseball sources tell ESPN.com.Minor league pitcher Jeff Marquez is headed to Chicago in the deal, the source said. It's uncertain if any other players are involved.Swisher, 27, hit .219 with 24 home runs in 153 games with Chicago this season.
The rumored Yanks in the deal are now Nunez?, Marquez, and BetemitThe Yankees have acquired first baseman Nick Swisher and Class AA right-hander Kanekoa Texeira from the White Sox, according to major-league sources.Swisher, a switch-hitter, likely will play first base for the Yankees, replacing Jason Giambi, who is a free agent.The exact players going back to the White Sox are not yet known, but sources say the White Sox will be receiving two minor leaguers and one major-league reserve. ESPN.com is reporting that Yankees Class AAA right-hander Jeff Marquez is in the deal.
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