Dansby Swanson

Dansby Swanson

Height/Weight: 6' 1"/190 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: Kennesaw, Georgia
College: Vanderbilt
Draft: 2015 1st round (1st pick) by the
  • Chicago Tribune

    Chicago Cubs are swept out of Atlanta with a 5-3 loss to the Braves, leaving them with slim wild-card hopes

    The only outcome the Chicago Cubs could not allow to transpire against the Atlanta Braves this week at Truist Park was being a handed a three-game sweep. Two one-run losses, featuring a two-run error on a dropped fly ball by Seiya Suzuki in the opener and three blown saves in a 10-inning defeat in Game 2, and an underwhelming all-around performance in the series finale created a worst-case ...

  • Porterville Recorder

    Chicago Cubs-Atlanta Runs

    Cubs first. Mike Tauchman walks. Nico Hoerner grounds out to shallow infield, AJ Smith-Shawver to Matt Olson. Mike Tauchman to third. Ian Happ reaches on a fielder's choice to shallow infield. Mike Tauchman scores. Cody Bellinger grounds out to shallow infield to AJ Smith-Shawver. Ian Happ to second. Seiya Suzuki flies out to deep left center field to Eddie Rosario. 1 run, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 left on. Cubs 1, Braves 0. Braves first. Ronald Acuna Jr. grounds out to shortstop, Dansby Swanson to Cody Bellinger. Ozzie Albies grounds out to shallow right field, Cody Bellinger to Marcus Stroman. Austin Riley singles to center field. Matt Olson homers to right field. Austin Riley scores. Marcell Ozuna

  • Clayton News

    Swanson 'grateful' in return to Truist Park

    A familiar face strode back into Truist Park on Tuesday. Dansby Swanson, a local kid who helped usher in a new age of Atlanta Braves baseball already highlighted by a World Series championship in 2021, returned to the stadium he once called home, a proverbial stone's throw from where he was born and raised. The Kennesaw native was back in town for the first time as a member of the Chicago Cubs as the two teams opened up a three-game series with some postseason implications for both clubs. “I think 'grateful' is just the common word that I've been thinking about,” Swanson said as he fielded questions for roughly 10 minutes prior to Tuesday's game in the visiting dugout.