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Braves get Dansby Swanson (foot) back from IL

Atlanta Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson was activated from the injured list Monday after missing over a month with a foot injury.

Swanson went 0-for-4 with three strikeouts in the Braves' 3-1 loss to the Colorado Rockies on Monday.

Swanson had been on the 10-day IL since July 24 because of a bruised right foot, which he had referred to as a "frustrating injury."

But after playing three games this past weekend at Class-A Rome, Swanson rejoined the Braves in time for Monday's game.

The surging Braves were slowed down in Colorado, ending an eight-game winning streak after sweeping the Mets in New York on Sunday.

Swanson, 25, is batting .265 with a career-high 17 home runs and 57 RBIs this season, his fourth with the Braves.

Atlanta optioned outfielder Adam Duvall to Triple-A Gwinnett to create a roster spot for Swanson.