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Nick Swisher leaves Indians' camp

Updated: February 15, 2013, 12:45 PM ET
Associated Press

GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- Indians first baseman Nick Swisher has left the team's spring training camp following the death of his mother.

Swisher, who signed a four-year, $56 million free agent contract with the Indians this winter, returned to Columbus, Ohio, for the funeral. Swisher is expected to be back with the team on Saturday night.

Swisher will play first base this season for Cleveland, moving to the infield after the team signed free agent outfielder Michael Bourn earlier this week. ...

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