According to a person with knowledge of the situation the Red Sox have an interest in the switch-hitting right fielder who can also handle first base.
“He is on their radar,’’ the person said of the Yankees’ blood rivals who need a right fielder and first baseman and have vowed to spend money this offseason.
Of course, there is a wide gulf between being on a team’s radar and actually joining that club. A 32-year old (his birthday is Sunday) switch-hitter who can play a corner spot in the outfield and infield and has value, Swisher batted .272 with 24 homers and 93 RBIs (his most in his four seasons as a Yankee) last season.
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