CLEVELAND -- Nick Swisher's true feelings came through, if only for an instant.
"It hurt," Swisher said before Monday's game against the team with which he spent the last four years.
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The hurt, he said, was the Yankees not making him an offer during the offseason when he was a free agent. Swisher ended up signing a four-year, $56-million deal with the Indians that includes a $14-million option for a fifth season.
"When it boils down to it, they didn't come to me, they didn't even offer anything," said Swisher, who went 1-for-3 with two walks Monday. "So in a situation like that, as much as I loved that city and as hard as it was for me to leave, I had to do what was best for my family and myself."
Eduardo Nuñez, knocked out of Friday's game after getting hit in his right biceps with a Doug Fister fastball, was back in the lineup Monday, starting at short and hitting seventh. "Hurts a little bit, but I think I can make it today," Nuñez said. He went 0-for-4 with a sacrifice fly.
Jeter on field again
Derek Jeter, who returned to on-field activities Saturday, took 10 grounders on the grass in front of the infield dirt and 30 at his regular position. Jeter, whose progress in recovering from a broken left ankle has been significantly slowed in recent weeks, also hit in the batting cage and played long-toss.