Dansby Swanson

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Chicago Cubs Shortstop (SS ) Age: 30-17d Exp: 7.047 Years Bat/Throw: Right/Right
Drafted: Round 1 (#1 overall), 2015 College: Vanderbilt Agent(s): (Excel Sports Management)

  • Current Contract

    Dansby Swanson signed a 7 year / $177,000,000 contract with the Chicago Cubs, including a $7,000,000 signing bonus, $177,000,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $25,285,714. In 2024, Swanson will earn a base salary of $25,000,000, while carrying a total salary of $26,000,000.

    2023-2029 Free Agent

    Contract: 7 yr(s) / $177,000,000
    Signing Bonus $7,000,000
    Average Salary $25,285,714
    Free Agent: 2030 / UFA
    Year   Age Service Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Luxury Tax Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Salary Yearly Cash
    2023 Contract details by year 29 6.047 $13,000,000 $1,000,000 $25,285,714 $14,000,000 $14,000,000 $20,000,000($20,000,000)
    2024 Contract details by year 30 7.047 $25,000,000 $1,000,000 $25,285,714 $26,000,000 $26,000,000 $25,000,000($45,000,000)
    2025 Contract details by year 31 $27,000,000 $1,000,000 $25,285,714 $28,000,000 $28,000,000 $27,000,000($72,000,000)
    2026 Contract details by year 32 $27,000,000 $1,000,000 $25,285,714 $28,000,000 $28,000,000 $27,000,000($99,000,000)
    2027 Contract details by year 33 $27,000,000 $1,000,000 $25,285,714 $28,000,000 $28,000,000 $27,000,000($126,000,000)
    2028 Contract details by year 34 $26,000,000 $1,000,000 $25,285,714 $27,000,000 $27,000,000 $26,000,000($152,000,000)
    2029 Contract details by year 35 $25,000,000 $1,000,000 $25,285,714 $26,000,000 $26,000,000 $25,000,000($177,000,000)
    2030 Free Agent Year 36 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Full No-Trade clause
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

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    2022-2022 Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $10,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $10,000,000
    Free Agent:

    2021-2021 Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $6,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $6,000,000
    Free Agent:

    2020-2020 Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $3,150,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $3,150,000
    Free Agent:

    2019-2019 Pre-Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $585,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $585,000
    Free Agent:

    2018-2018 Pre-Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $565,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $565,000
    Free Agent:

    2017-2017 Pre-Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $540,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $540,000
    Free Agent:

    2016-2016 Pre-Arbitration

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $507,500
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $507,500
    Free Agent:

    2015-2015Signing Bonus

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $6,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $6,500,000
    Free Agent:
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    2015 Player Cash Earnings - $6,500,000 - $6,500,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $130,331 - - $130,331
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $498,719 - - $498,719
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $565,000 - - $565,000
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $585,000 - - $585,000
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,166,667 - - $1,166,667
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000
    2022 Player Cash Earnings NL GOLD GLOVE:SS $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000
    2023 Player Cash Earnings NL GOLD GLOVE:SS $13,000,000 $7,000,000 - $20,000,000
    Est. Earnings
    (8 seasons)
    $31,945,717 $13,500,000 - $45,445,717
    2024 Player Cash Earnings $25,000,000 - - $25,000,000
    2025 Player Cash Earnings $27,000,000 - - $27,000,000
    2026 Player Cash Earnings $27,000,000 - - $27,000,000
    2027 Player Cash Earnings $27,000,000 - - $27,000,000
    2028 Player Cash Earnings $26,000,000 - - $26,000,000
    2029 Player Cash Earnings $25,000,000 - - $25,000,000
    $188,945,717 $13,500,000 - $202,445,717
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    seasons Player Cash Earnings - $6,500,000 - $6,500,000
    7 seasons Player Cash Earnings $18,945,717 - - $18,945,717
    1 seasons Player Cash Earnings $13,000,000 $7,000,000 - $20,000,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Transactions

    Dec 17 2022Signed a 7 year $177 million contract with Chicago (CHC). The deal includes a full no-trade clause.
    Nov 10 2022Atlanta (ATL) extended a 1 year $19.65 million Qualifying Offer
    Jun 8 2022Signed a 1 year $10 million contract with Atlanta (ATL), settling in arbitration
    Feb 16 2021Signed a 1 year $6 million contract with Atlanta (ATL), settling in arbitration
    Jan 10 2020Signed a 1 year $3.15 million contract with Atlanta (ATL), avoiding arbitration
    Mar 5 2019Signed a 1 year $585,000 contract with Atlanta (ATL)
    Mar 18 2018Signed a 1 year $565,000 contract with Atlanta (ATL)
    Feb 24 2017Signed a 1 year $540,000 contract with Atlanta (ATL)
    Dec 8 2015Traded to Atlanta (ATL) from Arizona (ARI) with Aaron Blair and Ender Inciarte for Shelby Miller and Gabe Speier
    Jul 16 2015Signed a contract with Arizona (ARI)
    Jun 18 2015Drafted by Arizona (ARI): Round 1 (#1 overall)

  • Injuries

    A look at the injuries for Dansby Swanson, and the financial implications.

  • 2024 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Dansby Swanson ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WAR
    2023 CHC 147 147 565 81 138 25 3 22 80 66 9 154 .244 .328 .416 .744 4.78
    2022 ATL 162 162 640 99 177 32 1 25 96 49 18 182 .277 .329 .447 .776 5.57
    2021 ATL 161 159 588 78 146 33 2 27 88 52 9 167 .248 .311 .449 .760 1.86
    2020 ATL 60 60 237 49 65 15 0 10 35 22 5 71 .274 .345 .464 .809 2.84
    2019 ATL 128 123 483 77 121 26 3 17 65 51 10 124 .251 .325 .422 .747 1.06
    2018 ATL 136 132 478 51 114 25 4 14 59 44 10 122 .238 .304 .395 .699 2.16
    2017 ATL 144 135 487 59 112 23 2 6 51 59 3 120 .230 .311 .322 .633 -0.14
    2016 ATL 38 36 129 20 39 7 1 3 17 13 3 34 .302 .361 .442 .803 1.06
    Totals 976 954 3,607 514 912 186 16 124 491 356 67 974 0.253 0.322 0.416 0.738 19.19
  • Calculated Market Value

    Market Value

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    • Avg. Salary: $0
    • MLB Rank: 0
    • SS Rank: 0

    Previous Contract

    • Free Agent:
    • Avg. Salary: -
    • MLB Rank: 0
    • SS Rank: 0

    Comparable Players

    We've selected the following players based on their age, contract status, and statistical production to compare Dansby Swanson to.

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    Base Calculated Value

    After adjusting the above contracts as if signed at Swanson's current age (30), a linear regression is performed, providing us with the following initial value.

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    Statistical Comparisons

    Now we'll compare our variables and Swanson statistically over the two seasons prior to their signing. In this case we're analyzing:

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    Dansby Swanson's Calculated Market Value

    After applying our Prime % figures into our base calculated value, we're given two values. The average of these values becomes our current calculated market value.

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