‘NL Golden Glove’ Swanson to Chicago Cubs…7-year, $177 million contract

 Dansby Swanson, who won the National League Gold Glove this season, hit the FA jackpot.

On the 18th (Korean time), the MLB.com, the official homepage of Major League Baseball, reported that the Chicago Cubs had agreed to a contract with Swanson for 7 years and 177 million dollars (approximately 231.8 billion won). The contract also included the right to refuse trades with former clubs.

According to the media, Swanson became the second player to sign a major contract in the history of the Chicago Cubs. The all-time number one is the December 2015 contract with Jason Hayward (8 years, $184 million). 토토사이트

Swanson was named to the Arizona Diamondbacks with the first overall pick in the first round of the 2015 draft, and after a trade, he made his big league debut with the Atlanta Braves in 2016. Swanson, who has played in 827 games over 7 seasons until this year, recorded 775 hits, 102 homers, 411 RBIs, 433 points and 58 stolen bases with a batting average of 0.255. In the 2021 season, he helped Atlanta win the World Series by hitting his personal record of 27 home runs.

Swanson, who appeared in 162 games this year, recorded 177 hits, 25 home runs, 96 RBIs, a batting average of 0.277 OPS and 0.776. Swanson’s contribution to victory (WAR) against replacement players is 6.4, the second highest among shortstops in the major leagues after Francisco Lindor (New York Mets). Also, Swanson, who shows stable defense, won the National League Gold Glove this year, beating Kim Ha-seong (San Diego Padres).