I find it funny that most people here hate Swisher and act like this is no loss, yet he probably was the third best player on this roster last year. He was ahead of guys like CC, Arod, Mo, Jeter, Teix, Kuroda, and even Itchy. Only two that were better were Cano and Grandy. I'm not overvaluing him, it's just the facts. Plus, he was very consistent. We knew he would do well in the regular season, but would suck in the postseason.
Jeter....no. What are you going off of, power numbers? I would argue that he was less important than the consistency Kuroda provided us with after the first month, even. I do think that is slightly overvaluing him. He had a solid year, but his performance in big spots didn't compare to these two.
"I have failed over and over and over in my career and that is why I succeed." - Michael Jordan