Nick Swisher has arrived as a New York Yankees guest spring training instructor and Alex Rodriguez is on deck.
Swisher worked with outfielders Monday during his first day, which came three days after announcing his retirement as a player.
"I never have to worry about an 0 for 4 again," Swisher said with a smile. "It's great to be back."
A-Rod is set to make his initial appearance Tuesday.
"He's going to work with our players," New York manager Joe Girardi said. "Dispense knowledge that he has about how to play the game when he talks to the young kids, some of the expectations about how to deal with it. All the things Alex did well."
Rodriguez and Swisher were also guest instructors with the Yankees instructional league team last fall. >> Read more
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