Swanson is 5-for-40 with a .125 OBP and .200 slugging percentage in the past 14 games in which he’s had a plate appearance. He entered Monday’s game as a pinch-runner.
Also, Swanson has made 14 errors in 83 starts. Only White Sox rookie Tim Anderson has more among qualifying shortstops (21).
Swanson had a 31-game stretch from May 14-June 13 in which he hit .286 with an .849 OPS. Outside that, Swanson hasn’t gotten the bat going.
The Kennesaw native is hitting .220 on the season, with six home runs and 25 RBIs. He does, however, have a .272 batting average on balls in play.