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Let me start by saying the most obvious statement that you probably all know is coming: wrestling Swisher away from the Yankees will be no easy task.
That said, I believe that Nick Swisher could be a fantastic fit in Atlanta if the price is right. Swisher is off to a slow start this season, batting .218 with only five home runs after an All-Star season. Over the past five seasons, Swisher's home run totals were 29, 29, 24, 22 and 35.
Swisher obviously has the power to be a serious contributor for the Braves immediately. Swisher would give the Braves the ability to move Jason Heyward to center field and put another very talented youngster in right field. Swisher generally hovers around the upper .400 to lower .500 in slugging percentage, so his 2010 slugging percentage of .345 is very low for him.
Having a bad season could make Swisher affordable and he might only need a change of scenery to get back on track. I believe that Nick Swisher, for the right price, could push the Braves over the top in terms of offensive production in 2012.