5 Chicago Cubs' surprises of Spring Training so far
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5. Dansby Swanson is struggling
The big free agent acquisition this offseason was former Atlanta Braves star shortstop Dansby Swanson. But Swanson has yet to show off his hitting ability as the 29-year-old is hitting .059 in 17 at-bats. Spring Training performances do not necessarily carry over to the regular season, and unlike the pitchers mentioned earlier, Swanson's job is very much secure. Swanson is also the type of player to go through weeks-long ruts like this, only to turn things around at the drop of a dime. I'd expect him to have high peaks and low valleys at the plate during the regular season.