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Sport Braves' Swanson leaves game after taking pitch to head

04:25  05 september  2018
04:25  05 september  2018 Source:   thescore.com

Swanson, Culberson win Players Weekend with jersey swap

  Swanson, Culberson win Players Weekend with jersey swap ​Who's who? We've never known before, and we certainly won't start the process of learning now. In the interest of making things completely unfair, ​Dansby Swanson and Charlie Culberson have ​no time for nicknames. Instead, they'd simply rather snag each other's jerseys for fun.

After the game , Braves manager Brian Snitker said Swanson was recovering and that it wasn't expected to be a serious injury. He was thankful Porcello threw a slider instead of a high-90s fastball. "He passed all the tests, which is good," Snitker said, according to Mark Bowman of MLB.com.

Atlanta Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson left Tuesday night's home game against Boston in the second inning after being hit in the head with a pitch Charlie Culberson came in to run for Swanson , then took over at shortstop in the top of the third inning. Swanson is hitting .249 with 14 home runs

a close up of a baseball player holding a bat © Daniel Shirey / Getty Images Sport / Getty

In a scary moment during Tuesday's game against the Boston Red Sox, Atlanta Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson was hit in the back of the head by a pitch from Rick Porcello.

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