Dansby Swanson RUMORS & NEWS

  • Freddie Freeman on Dansby Swanson’s transition, impact on Cubs

    The Athletic "Freddie Freeman and Dansby Swanson were planning to have dinner together with their wives after Wednesday’s exhibition game at Sloan Park. Freeman played for Team Canada in a warm-up for the World Baseball Classic, honoring the memory of his mother, Rosemary, who grew up in..." March 09

  • Dansby Swanson is gradually implementing his vision for Cubs

    The Athletic "Dansby Swanson left the Atlanta area where he grew up, the Braves team he helped lead to a World Series title and a corporation that has guaranteed $600 million in contract extensions to five employees within the last year. There were mixed feelings amid that split, plus the..." March 06

  • Cubs SS Dansby Swanson opens up on leaving the Braves in free agency

    Clutch Points "To begin the 2022-23 MLB offseason period, it seemed like the Atlanta Braves were the head and shoulders favorites to sign shortstop Dansby Swanson to a long-term deal. After all, Swanson had just posted the best season of his career in 2022, tallying 25 home runs, 96..." March 01

  • Cubs' Pete Crow-Armstrong: Nico Hoerner, Dansby Swanson are 'what Cubbie baseball' should be

    The Score "Chicago Cubs top prospect Pete Crow-Armstrong has two role models in the organization he looks up to. "Nico Hoerner, I think the best way to describe the Cubs in (one) player, it's him," the 20-year-old outfielder said, according to Jordan Bastian of MLB.com...." February 14

  • Braves to have Vaughn Grissom-Orlando Arcia competition to replace Dansby Swanson

    Clutch Points "The Atlanta Braves have their entire core locked up for the distant future, but it doesn’t change the fact they just lost star shortstop Dansby Swanson to the Chicago Cubs in free agency. With that being said, it appears the Braves will replace him in-house. GM Alex..." January 12

  • Alex Anthopoulos says Dansby Swanson tried, but Braves couldn’t close gap

    The Athletic "One year after winning the World Series, the Braves won 101 games in the regular season this year but didn’t win a playoff round. We’ll never know if this had anything to do with letting Freddie Freeman walk in free agency, impacting not only the lineup but..." December 22

  • Dansby Swanson unsurprised by Braves exit

    The Score "Newly signed Chicago Cubs shortstop Dansby Swanson admitted Wednesday that he was disappointed but not surprised that a reunion with the Atlanta Braves wasn't in the cards. "I'd be lying if I said I didn't hope that I would be back..." December 22

  • Jameson Taillon optimistic about Cubs’ future thanks to Dansby Swanson, Anthony Rizzo

    The Athletic "Jameson Taillon, a hyped prospect who had been drafted in between Bryce Harper and Manny Machado, distinctly remembered one of his first road trips as a rookie with the Pirates in 2016. It was 72 degrees and sunny at the Friendly Confines on June 17 when the National..." December 20

  • Cubs had no choice but to sign Dansby Swanson and make him the new face at Wrigley Field

    The Athletic "It would have been so awkward. Picture the highest-ranking members of the Cubs’ organization, dressed in their tailored sport coats and quarter-zip pullovers, filing in to face the crowd at the Sheraton Grand Chicago. The team just released the schedule for the 2023 Cubs Convention,..." December 19

  • Cubs Finalizing Contract With Dansby Swanson

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Cubs are “very close” to a deal with shortstop Dansby Swanson, and are expected to finalize the deal shortly, NBC Sports Chicago’s David Kaplan reports (via Twitter).  The contract is a seven-year, $177MM deal that includes a full no-trade clause, according to..." December 17

  • Buy or Sell Dansby Swanson and Latest MLB Trade and Free-Agency Rumors

    Bleacher Report "Most of the big-name free agents and several of the top trade candidates are off the board, but the rumor mill for Major League Baseball's 2022-23 offseason just keeps twirling. Let's play a game of "Buy or Sell" with the latest. To clarify, we're not..." December 16

  • Dansby Swanson Free Agency Decision Is Down to Two Teams

    Sportsnaut "Dansby Swanson is one of the last big names left in MLB free agency and the chase for his services could be widdling down to two specific organizations. Over the last two weeks, MLB hot stove dealing has been in overdrive. And several players earned record deals, including New York..." December 15

  • Market For Dansby Swanson Heating Up; Giants, Cubs Among Handful of Teams Linked

    Bleacher Report "A half-dozen teams are reportedly making a push to sign free-agent shortstop Dansby Swanson. Russell Dorsey of Bally Sports and Stadium reported the Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco Giants, Minnesota Twins, Chicago Cubs, Boston Red Sox and Atlanta Braves are involved in talks..." December 13

  • Dansby Swanson could be option for Dodgers

    Battery Power "While there has been a flurry of activity around Major League Baseball, Dansby Swanson remains a free agent and reports indicate that he has a number of suitors. One possibility might be the Los Angeles Dodgers according to a report by the New York Post’s Jon..." December 11

  • Four Teams Showing Serious Interest In Dansby Swanson

    NBC Sports Boston "Is Dansby Swanson the Boston Red Sox' backup plan at shortstop? Xander Bogaerts remains priority No. 1 as the two sides continue to work on a deal, but the Red Sox reportedly are among the teams that have expressed the most interest in Swanson, per MLB.com's Mark..." December 08

  • Does Dansby Swanson, Alex Anthopoulos convo make reunion more likely?

    MLB.com "Alex Anthopoulos had a tremendous relationship with Freddie Freeman, and his bond with Dansby Swanson grew even stronger this past summer. But like with Freeman last winter, the Braves' president of baseball operations has tackled the challenge of removing emotions from decisions..." December 04

  • MLB Insider predicts Cubs land Dansby Swanson in free agency

    Sportsnaut "One top league insider believes the Chicago Cubs are a favorite to sign All-Star shortstop Dansby Swanson in MLB free agency. This year’s free agent market is jam-packed with some elite-level talent. Obviously, New York Yankees superstar and reigning American League MVP..." December 02

  • The Top 10 Landing Spots for Atlanta's Dansby Swanson in MLB Free Agency

    Bleacher Report "Last year's star-studded free-agent shortstop class is followed by another one, possibly even better than the previous. This one includes four of the top-10 players in fWAR among shortstops, including Dansby Swanson, who ranked second (6.4). Swanson is one of the best..." December 01

  • Dansby Swanson has reportedly priced himself out of Braves market

    Sportsnaut "The Atlanta Braves would like to retain All-Star shortstop Dansby Swanson during MLB free agency. He’s coming off a career-best season, is still only 28 years old and fits into their long-term plans. Unfortunately for Atlanta, the market for Swanson’s services seems to be..." November 25

  • Dansby Swanson’s likeliest free agency landing spots

    Clutch Points "Dansby Swanson is one of four premier shortstops available in MLB free agency this offseason. With rumors swirling in reference to each of their potential destinations, MLB insider Mark Feinsand recently revealed Swanson’s likeliest free agency landing spots, per..." November 22

  • Braves Unlikely To Pursue Big Name Shortstops If Swanson Signs Elsewhere

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Braves have had more success in extending young, core players than any team in recent memory, but for a second straight offseason they’re facing the potential departure of a longtime regular who’s helped to anchor the infield. Dansby Swanson, like Freddie..." November 16

  • Braves Must Keep Tabs on Trea Turner Following Latest Dansby Swanson MLB Rumors

    Bleacher Report "As the Atlanta Braves watch the 2022 World Series unfold without them, they're planning to regroup and reload in the offseason. Atlanta won 101 games during the regular season but was ousted in the divisional round by the eventual NL champion Philadelphia Phillies. High on the..." November 05

  • Will The Braves, Dansby Swanson Agree To A Contract Extension?

    MLB Trade Rumors "There’s roughly a week until impending free agents are permitted to speak with other teams. Clubs have an exclusive negotiating window with their free agents for five days after the World Series wraps up. An extension for any notable free agent this close to the offseason would..." November 04

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