Travis Swaggerty


Pirates' Travis Swaggerty: Out for season after surgery

Pirates director of sports medicine Todd Tomczyk said Thursday that Swaggerty underwent surgery on his dislocated right shoulder earlier this week and is expected to make a full recovery in about five months, Rob Biertempfel of The Athletic reports. Assuming the Pirates adhere to that timeline, Swaggerty's 2021 season is...

Pirates' Travis Swaggerty: Likely to get surgery

Swaggerty (dislocated shoulder) has not made a final decision on whether or not to get surgery, but is "headed that way," according to general manager Ben Cherington, Jake Crouse of MLB.come reports. The outfield prospect was placed on the 60-day injured list Thursday. Based on Cherington's comments, the 23-year-old seems...

Injury News: Travis Swaggerty dislocates shoulder, Nick Gonzales breaks pinky

The Pittsburgh Pirates got some bad injury news yesterday, when promising prospect Travis Swaggerty was diagnosed with a dislocated shoulder, according to the Post-Gazette. The number nine rated prospect on our Minor Matters list got injured last week sliding back to first base on a pickoff attempt. We’ve been waiting since then for an official update, and team Sports Medicine Director Todd Tomcyzk was the bearer of bad news about Swaggerty’s status yesterday.

Pirates' Travis Swaggerty: Invited to major-league camp

Swaggerty will join the Pirates' big-league camp this spring. If not for the canceled minor-league season last year, Swaggerty could already be knocking on the door of a big-league job. He probably won't be given serious consideration for an Opening Day roster spot given that he's yet to play above High-A, but he could push for a spot by the time the year is up if he builds on his strong season at that level in 2019, in which he hit .265/.347/.381 and stole 23 bases.