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May 13, 2021 07:00 PM
Braves' Dansby Swanson: Homers in loss
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Swanson went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run and three strikeouts in Thursday's 8-4 loss to the Blue Jays.

Swanson was hitless in eight at-bats across the last two games, but he hit his third home run in his last six contests Thursday. Swanson is now slashing .213/.282/.382 with five home runs, 12 RBI and 12 runs this season.

May 10, 2021 12:24 PM
Braves' Dansby Swanson: Blasts fourth home run
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Swanson went 2-for-3 with a solo home run and a single in Sunday's victory over the Phillies.

Swanson smoked his fourth homer of the year off Aaron Nola in the first inning. The shortstop was 5-for-11 in the series with his division rivals and he is now slashing .226/.299/.387 as he starts to pick it up after a sluggish start to the season.

May 8, 2021 04:08 PM
Braves' Dansby Swanson: Swats third homer
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Swanson went 2-for-3 with a double, a solo home run and a second run scored in Friday's 12-2 loss to the Phillies.

He was the only batter to have any real success against Zach Eflin and the Philly bullpen, accounting for Atlanta's only extra-base hits on the night including Swanson's third homer of the year. The shortstop has been feast or famine lately, collecting multiple hits in five of his last 11 games while going 1-for-21 in the other six combined, but his .293/.356/.488 slash line over that stretch is a definite step up from his early season efforts.

April 28, 2021 02:48 AM
Braves' Dansby Swanson: Three hits in Tuesday's win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Swanson went 3-for-4 with a run scored, an RBI and a stolen base in Tuesday's 6-0 win over the Cubs.

All three hits were singles, but Swanson did improve his line with his first steal of the season. The shortstop came into this series having gone just 3-for-26 over the last eight contests, but he's feasting off Cubs pitching with five hits in the last two games.

April 27, 2021 09:56 AM
Braves' Dansby Swanson: Pops second homer
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Swanson went 2-for-5 with a solo home run in Monday's 8-7 win over the Cubs.

Atlanta hit Zach Davies hard before chasing the Cubs righty from the game, but Swanson was the only one to take him deep. The 27-year-old shortstop has had a rough start to the season, and despite Monday's performance he's slashing .188/.261/.338 through 22 games with two homers, four runs and six RBI.

April 16, 2021 09:52 PM
Braves' Dansby Swanson: Hits walkoff single
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Swanson went 3-for-4 with a RBI and a double in Thursday's 7-6 win over Miami.

The shortstop finally broke through offensively, recording just his second multi-hit game and raising his early season average from .156 to .204. The lineup in front of Swanson has done him no favors with Ozzie Albies, Freddie Freeman and Marcell Ozuna all struggling considerably to begin 2021. However, those established hitters will presumably break out of their slumps and give Swanson more advantageous opportunities at the plate. The 27-year-old is coming off a career-best 2020 campaign and is once again beginning to flash that offensive prowess from a year ago.

April 7, 2021 09:52 AM
Braves' Dansby Swanson: Swats first homer of season
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Swanson went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Tuesday's loss to the Nationals.

The shortstop connected on his first homer of the season, and only his second hit through four games, in the second inning off Max Scherzer. Swanson rang up a career-high .809 OPS last year, and while his 0:6 BB:K indicates he doesn't quite have his timing down at the plate yet, Tuesday's blast suggests there's no cause for long-term alarm.

March 30, 2021 09:36 AM
Braves' Dansby Swanson: Checks back into lineup
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Swanson (calf) will start at shortstop and bat sixth in Tuesday's Grapefruit League game against the Red Sox.

Atlanta manager Brian Snitker suggested that Swanson was scratched from the lineup for Monday's game Boston as a precaution while he managed a sore right calf, and the 27-year-old's return to the lineup a day later seemingly confirms as much. Snitker is rolling out a starting nine Tuesday that would appear to resemble the lineup for Thursday's Opening Day game against the Phillies, so Swanson looks like he'll begin the season batting in the bottom half of the order in most games.

March 29, 2021 03:20 PM
Braves' Dansby Swanson: Calf injury downplayed
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Atlanta manager Brian Snitker said he expects Swanson (calf) to return to the lineup for Tuesday's Grapefruit League finale against the Red Sox, David O'Brien of The Athletic repots.

Swanson was initially scheduled to play in the first half of a two-game set with Boston on Monday, but he was scratched ahead of the contest due to a sore right calf. According to Snitker, Swanson first experienced the injury Sunday and had some lingering tightness Monday following his pregame warmup, so Atlanta decided to play things safe with the shortstop and held him out. Snitker wasn't concerned about the injury, noting that Swanson likely would have played Monday if it had been a regular-season game.

March 29, 2021 11:56 AM
Braves' Dansby Swanson: Scratched with tight calf
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Atlanta scratched Swanson from its lineup for Monday's Grapefruit League game against the Red Sox due to right calf tightness.

Ehire Adrianza was added to the lineup as a replacement at shortstop for Swanson, whose status will bear close watching leading up to Thursday's season opener against the Phillies. Swanson will have one more chance to re-enter Atlanta's spring lineup, as the team wraps up its spring schedule Tuesday against the Red Sox.

March 21, 2021 11:40 AM
Braves' Dansby Swanson: Solid spring to date
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Swanson has gone 7-for-21 (.333) with four doubles and a 3:6 BB:K over 10 Grapefruit League games.

He's still looking for his first spring homer, but otherwise Swanson has had a productive camp. The shortstop posted career highs in SLG (.464) and OPS (.809) last season, and the 27-year-old could be poised for a breakout campaign as he looks to build on that performance.

February 17, 2021 06:36 PM
Braves' Dansby Swanson: Loses arbitration case
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Swanson lost his arbitration case Tuesday and will earn $6 million this season, Gabe Burns of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.

Swanson had filed at $6.7 million. The shortstop produced an above-average batting line last season (hitting .274/.345/.464) for the first time since his 38-game debut back in 2016, adding 10 homers and five steals, but it evidently wasn't enough to win the case.

October 8, 2020 08:16 PM
Braves' Dansby Swanson: Cranks homer
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Swanson went 1-for-3 with a solo homer in Wednesday's win over the Marlins in Game 2 of the NLDS.

Swanson homered in the second inning off Pablo Lopez. The 26-year-old broke open the game for Atlanta, carrying over some of the momentum from his impressive .274/.345/.464 regular-season line.

September 26, 2020 11:04 PM
Braves' Dansby Swanson: Swats 10th homer
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Swanson went 2-for-4 with a solo home run in Saturday's 8-2 loss to the Red Sox.

Swanson put the Braves on the board with his fifth-inning homer off Red Sox starter Tanner Houck. The 26-year-old Swanson has racked up three homers, eight RBI and four runs scored in his last five games. He has 10 long balls, five stolen bases, 35 RBI and 49 runs scored through 59 contests this season.

September 26, 2020 12:24 AM
Braves' Dansby Swanson: Homers in second straight
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Swanson went 2-for-3 with a walk, a home run, a run scored and three RBI in Wednesday's 9-4 win over the Marlins.

Swanson capped off a five-run fourth inning for the Braves with a three-run shot to center for his second home run in as many days. The 26-year-old has five hits in his last three games and has upped his slash line to .276/.346/.462 with nine home runs, 31 RBI and 48 runs scored across 246 plate appearances this season.

September 23, 2020 01:16 PM
Braves' Dansby Swanson: Homers in win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Swanson went 2-for-4 with a solo home run and two total runs scored in the Braves' 11-1 win over the Marlins on Tuesday.

Swanson and the Braves clinched their third consecutive division title with Tuesday's victory. The 26-year-old has been a primary contributor, recording a team-high 218 at-bats in 2020. Swanson had been in a 3-for-24 slump in his six games prior.

September 11, 2020 02:08 AM
Braves' Dansby Swanson: Hits go-ahead homer
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Swanson went 2-for-4 with a solo home run in Thursday's win over the Nationals.

Swanson capped off a five-run comeback for Atlanta by taking Tanner Rainey deep to give the Braves a 7-6 lead in the eight inning. It marked the shortstop's seventh long ball and 25th RBI on the campaign.

September 10, 2020 11:48 AM
Braves' Dansby Swanson: Records three hits in win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Swanson went 3-for-4 with a walk, a stolen base and five runs scored Wednesday as the Braves pummeled the Marlins, 29-9.

Swanson got on base in five of his six at-bats (three singles, a walk and a hit-by-pitch) and came around to score all five times in Atlanta's blowout win. The 26-year-old has reached safely at least four times in three of the last four games and will take a .306/.372/.482 slash line into Thursday's series opener against Austin Voth and the Nationals.

September 7, 2020 12:44 PM
Braves' Dansby Swanson: Reaches base four times in win
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Swanson went 2-for-3 with two walks and two runs scored Sunday in the Braves' 10-3 win over the Nationals.

Swanson has dropped from the leadoff spot to No. 2 in the batting order after Ronald Acuna returned to action Friday following a three-game absence due to a hamstring issue, but both players enjoyed productive weekends as the Braves and Nationals split their four-game set. The shortstop has already churned out three two-hit games in September and is now sitting on a .294/.347/.475 slash line heading into Monday's series opener versus the Marlins.

September 5, 2020 08:36 AM
Braves' Dansby Swanson: Swats sixth homer
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Swanson went 2-for-4 with a home run and a three RBI in the first game of Friday's doubleheader against the Nationals.

He was less impressive in the nightcap, going 0-for-3 with a walk and a run scored, but Swanson's two-run shot in the third inning of the opener proved to be the game-winning hit in a 7-1 victory. On the season, the shortstop is slashing .294/.337/.484 with six homers, four steals, 24 RBI and 34 runs in 38 games.

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