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
  • Sports Illustrated Inside The Phillies

    September Nola Silences Braves as Phillies Take Cathartic Win

    The most impressive of which came against a vaunted Atlanta Braves lineup on Friday night. Though they missed superstar Ronald Acuna Jr. from the lineup for the second night in a row, their offense is still one of, if not the most potent in the National League. Across 6.0 inning Nola held the Braves scoreless, striking out eight and walking three.

  • Associated Press

    Mets beat Athletics 9-2 to extend division lead over Braves

    Eduardo Escobar has found his hitting stroke at just the right time for the New York Mets. Escobar hit a grand slam, Chris Bassitt pitched eight sharp innings in his return to Oakland, and the Mets extended their lead in the NL East by beating the Athletics 9-2 on Friday night. After a stint on the injured list in August, Escobar is playing his best ball at the most important time of year for the Mets.

  • The Morning Call

    Rhys Hoskins and Aaron Nola slug and sling the Phillies closer to postseason in 9-1 rout of the Braves

    But Hoskins and Nola can see it now. They can feel it. The magic number to clinch a wild card has dipped into single digits, and the two homegrown stars chopped away at it by slugging and slinging the Phillies to a 9-1 trouncing of the playoff-bound Atlanta Braves before 28,013 on a chilly night that only enhanced a postseason sensation that hasn’t existed at Citizens Bank Park in, oh, about 10 years.