Alex Rodriguez, Nick Swisher among Yankees' guest instructors

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TAMPA, Fla. -- Alex Rodriguez and Nick Swisher are joining the guest instructors at New York Yankees' spring training.

Both are on the list released by the team Tuesday when New York pitchers and catchers reported for spring training.

A-Rod and Swisher were both instructors with the Yankees' instructional league team in the fall. This is the first time they'll be in the coaching role at spring training.

The pair joins holdovers that include Goose Gossage, Reggie Jackson, Hideki Matsui, Ron Guidry, Willie Randolph, Stump Merrill and Lee Mazzilli.