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Dansby Swanson wins Braves’ Heart and Hustle award

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) - The Braves named shortstop Dansby Swanson as the winner of the team’s 2022 Heart and Hustle Award. Each Major League Baseball team names a recipient, who then competes against the other team winners to win the award. Braves second baseman Ozzie Albies won the overall award last year. Albies was the first Braves player to win the award. Past Braves team recipients include Nick Markakis, Jason Heyward and Brian McCann.
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Dansby Swanson talks Braves comradery, toughest pitchers to face, and more

Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson will make his first All-Star appearance this year as the seven-year veteran puts in a heck of a campaign in a contract year. The former No. 1 overall pick is slashing .294/.351/.477 with an .828 OPS, 14 homers, 19 doubles, a triple, and 50 RBIs all while playing elite defense at one of the most difficult positions on the diamond.
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Braves star Dansby Swanson finally feels at home in Atlanta

Something is different about Dansby Swanson. This season, the former No. 1 overall pick, the golden shortstop who helped guide his childhood club to October glory and the longest-tenured Atlanta Brave has, for the first time in his MLB career, been the best player on his team. With the season halfway gone, Swanson has smashed 14 homers and is slugging nearly .500 while providing superb defense at one of the game's most demanding positions.

Dansby Swanson, Max Fried lead Braves All-Star selections

Major League Baseball announced pitchers and reserves for the 2022 All-Star Game Sunday afternoon and the Atlanta Braves will be well represented with five players taking part in the mid-summer classic. Brian Snitker will manage the National League team. He will be joined by Ronald Acuña Jr. led the National...

Former Vanderbilt baseball shortstop Dansby Swanson of Atlanta Braves named MLB All-Star

Former Vanderbilt baseball shortstop Dansby Swanson of the Atlanta Braves was named an MLB All-Star, the league announced Sunday. It is Swanson's first All-Star nod of his career. Swanson was a two-time All-American with the Commodores, the 2014 College World Series Most Outstanding Player, the No. 1 overall MLB Draft pick in 2015 and a Vanderbilt Athletics Hall of Fame member. ...

Dansby Swanson snubbed in final All-Star vote

The 2022 MLB All-Star Game will take place on Tuesday, July 19 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. The starting lineups for the National and the American League were announced Friday night on ESPN. Atlanta’s Ronald Acuña Jr. and New York’s Aaron Judge already earned a spot by receiving the most votes during Phase 1 of the voting stage.

Braves: All-Star talk isn’t enough, Dansby Swanson is a legitimate MVP candidate

The second phase of All-Star voting begins today, and Braves fans need to be on their toes because they have plenty of guys that could potentially be named starters for the National League. Travis d’Arnaud, Ozzie Albies, Adam Duvall, and William Contreras are all finalists for their respective positions, but none are more deserving than Dansby Swanson, who is competing with Trea Turner for the honor to be the starting shortstop.

Dansby Swanson, International Draft and QO.

Something that hasn't been mentioned. Is under the new CBA. -In exchange for agreeing to an International Draft by July 25, 2022, MLB will eliminate the qualifying offer system (direct Draft-pick compensation) for free agents. With the way Dansby has played this year the Braves would be foolish to not...

Dansby Swanson comments on Freddie Freeman switching agents

Following Freddie Freeman‘s emotional return to Truist Park, he announced that he is switching agencies because he believes they mishandled his free agent negotiations. As tears ran down Freeman’s face throughout the entire weekend, it couldn’t be more clear that he was wearing the wrong uniform. Unfortunately, there’s no going back now.