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Swanson and Mike Soroka were the two Braves avid gamers who had arbitration hearings after being unable to conform to phrases with the group sooner than the Jan. 15 decrease-off date.
On Saturday, Soroka won his case towards Atlanta to salvage a $2.8 million contract for this season.
Swanson is in his 2d one year of arbitration. The 27-one year-old grow to be in a location to steer clear of going to a listening to with the Braves final one year by agreeing to a $3.15 million salary in January 2020.
Atlanta at the starting up received Swanson, who grow to be the No. 1 seize within the 2015 MLB draft, Ender Inciarte and Aaron Blair from the Arizona Diamondbacks in December 2015 for Shelby Miller and Gabe Speier.
Last season grow to be the finest of Swanson’s career. The Vanderbilt alum hit .274/.345/.464 with 10 homers and 35 RBI in 60 games within the path of the long-established season. He hit three homers and slugged .556 in 12 playoff games to lend a hand the Braves reach the National League Championship Sequence.