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Swanson to Cubs: 7 years, $177 million

MLB Rumors: Dansby Swanson and the Chicago Cubs have reportedly agreed to terms on a 7 year, $177 million deal with a full no-trade clause.

Swanson, who turns 29 in February, was the #1 overall pick in the 2015 MLB Draft by the Arizona Diamondbacks, and was traded to the Atlanta Braves along Ender Inciarte and Aaron Blair in the ill-fated Shelby Miller trade. Swanson had generally been a fine but unspectacular player until 2022, when he put up an above-average season for the first time in his career and finished 12th in the National League MVP balloting while recording a 5.