"Before Swisher became a free agent, the Yankees assured themselves that they would get draft-pick compensation by making him a one-year $13.3 million qualifying offer. The average annual value of Swisher's deal with the Indians is $14 million." Paul Hoynes, The Plain Dealer
This is a 2nd Round Draft Pick. Wonder who they will pursue...

2012 - Austin Aune CF & Peter O'Brien C
2011 - Sam Stafford (DNS) LHP
2010 - Angelo Gumbs SS/OF
2009 - JR Murphy C

An overview of 2nd round picks since the Yankees last championship.