7 Best Moments of Dansby Swanson's time with the Atlanta Braves

Dansby Swanson returns to Atlanta for the first time since signing with the Cubs. Take a walk down memory lane and see some of his best moments for the Braves.
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1. 3 homers in 3 games against the Mets in September 2021

Dansby Swanson
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During the final weekend of the 2022 season, the Mets came into town with a one-game lead in the division and the series lead between the two teams. If the Braves were going to win the division, they needed to sweep.

In game one, Swanson came up to the plate with the Braves up one against Jacob deGrom. Matt Olson and Austin Riley had already gotten to the Mets ace in the 2nd, but the Braves were looking to add whatever they could. Dansby obliged on the first pitch.

The Braves would eventually take this game 5-2, leading to a tie for first.

The next day, Dansby came to the plate against the other Mets ace and future Hall-of-Famer, Max Scherzer. Down one in the 5th and with the count full, drove this pitch deep to center to give the Braves a lead they would not relinquish.

After taking sole possession of first place, the Braves still needed to sweep to almost guarantee they won the division. Swanson set the tone early with yet another bomb.

The Braves briefly fell behind in this game, but would eventually come away victorious, giving them a two-game lead with three games to play (and the tiebreaker). They would clinch just two days later.

Dansby Swanson's time in Atlanta was a rollercoaster at times but he came through when it mattered most and had several iconic moments Braves fans will remember for years to come.