Player Page

Brandon Crawford | Shortstop

Team: San Francisco Giants
Age / DOB:  (28) / 1/21/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 215
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
Contract: view contract details
Share: 

Latest News

Recent News

Brandon Crawford is not in the Giants' lineup Sunday.
Crawford played all 18 innings of Saturday's doubleheader, so it's no surprise he's sitting this one out. Joaquin Arias is filling in at shortstop. May 24 - 1:47 PM

Highest Searched Players over the last 7 days


Player News

Date:

Brandon Crawford went 2-for-5 with an RBI single and a two-run triple in Saturday's 10-8 win over the Rockies.

Crawford hit a run-scoring single off Jordan Lyles in the fourth inning. He didn't have to wait long to put the hurt on the Rockies a second time, as he tripled in two runs an inning later. The shortstop has been brilliant thus far, hitting .303/.385/.514 with six homers, 31 RBI and 21 runs scored. As the sample size rises, all of his numbers are tracking toward career bests.
May 23 - 9:39 PM

Brandon Crawford is not in the Giants' starting lineup on Thursday afternoon against the Dodgers.

He'll take a seat with the Dodgers throwing ace left-hander Clayton Kershaw. Joaquin Arias is at shortstop.
May 21 - 1:30 PM

Brandon Crawford finished 3-for-4 with an RBI in Wednesday's 4-0 win against the Dodgers.

Crawford has nine RBI over his past five games, though note that six came in one. Any way you slice it, it's been a sizzling start to what is starting to look like the early making of a breakout year. Crawford is slashing .298/.387/.511 and is on pace for 24 homers and 104 RBI.
May 21 - 1:11 AM

Brandon Crawford went 3-for-5 with a grand slam and six RBI in Saturday's 11-2 demolition of the Reds.

Crawford launched his big slam off of Mike Leake in fifth inning. He also had an RBI single and an RBI double in the contest, missing just a run-scoring triple to hit for the vaunted RBI cycle. With the huge game, Crawford now has six home runs and 24 RBI on the season. He's been extremely productive for his position and is currently hitting .277/.372/.504.
May 16 - 10:39 PM

Brandon Crawford is not in the Giants' lineup Sunday.

It's simply a day off. Matt Duffy is handling shortstop with Crawford on the bench.
May 10 - 1:23 PM

Brandon Crawford reached base all four times he came to the plate, helping the Giants seal a 6-0 win against the Padres on Tuesday.

Crawford singled twice, doubled, and walked on the evening. He scored after walking in the second, and scored again in the third following an RBI single. Crawford is now batting a highly productive .262/.374/.512 with five home runs and 15 RBI, emerging as one of the Giants' key contributors through the season's first month and change.
May 6 - 12:50 AM

Brandon Crawford hit a two-run homer off the Diamondbacks' Rubby De La Rosa on Saturday.

Crawford is still batting just .163, which is why he's found himself hitting eighth of late. However, he has three homers and seven RBI anyway.
Apr 19 - 1:05 AM

Brandon Crawford went 0-for-2 with a walk Monday against the Rockies.

Crawford hit safely in the first three games of the season and has seen some at-bats out of the No. 5 spot of late, but he's now hitless over his last five games. The 28-year-old is better served to be in the bottom-third of the order (like he was on Monday), but the Giants are pretty banged up right now.
Apr 13 - 8:29 PM

Brandon Crawford is batting fifth for the Giants on Thursday night against the Padres.

Crawford has a .385 batting average and a 1.000 OPS through the Giants' first three games, so he's getting a bump in the lineup from manager Bruce Bochy. Crawford hit seventh in each of those first three games.
Apr 9 - 3:28 PM

Brandon Crawford is currently battling shoulder soreness.

Crawford also dealt with it last year and it's not believed to be serious. He's still healthy enough to DH, like he'll do on Wednesday, but the Giants don't plan to have him play in the field until next week.
Mar 4 - 11:51 AM

Giants and SS Brandon Crawford avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $3.175 million contract.

Crawford requested $3.95 million from the Giants and was offered $2.4 million when arbitration figures were exchanged on January 16. The two sides agreed at the midpoint. Crawford, 27, was eligible for salary arbitration for the first time in his career.
Jan 27 - 4:30 PM

Brandon Crawford requested $3.95 million and was offered $2.4 million from the Giants when arbitration figures were exchanged.

MLBTradeRumors.com is on the side of the Giants in this one, projecting the shortstop to earn $2.5 million. The 27-year-old shortstop is arbitration-eligible for the first time and will earn a nice raise over the $560,000 that he earned in 2014 regardless of which side wins this battle.
Jan 16 - 10:36 PM

Brandon Crawford went 2-for-4 and drove home three runs on Sunday, leading the Giants to a 5-0 victory over the Royals in Game 5 of the World Series.

Crawford came through with an RBI groundout in the second inning to plate Hunter Pence and get the Giants on the board. He would later add another RBI with a two-out single off James Shields in the fifth inning to score Pablo Sandoval. Crawford then completed the Giants scoring for the evening with a RBI bloop single to left field that scored Juan Perez in a three-run uprising in the eighth. He’s now hitting .250 with a homer and a team-leading eight RBI in the postseason.
Sun, Oct 26, 2014 11:25:00 PM

Brandon Crawford will remain in the No. 8 spot for Game 4 of the NLCS against the Cardinals on Wednesday.

In other words, no changes from Game 3. Here's the full lineup: Gregor Blanco CF, Joe Panik 2B, Buster Posey C, Pablo Sandoval 3B, Hunter Pence RF, Brandon Belt 1B, Travis Ishikawa LF, Crawford SS, Ryan Vogelsong SP. Shelby Miller will start for St. Louis.
Wed, Oct 15, 2014 03:38:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Buster Posey
2Andrew Susac
1B1Brandon Belt
2B1Joe Panik
SS1Brandon Crawford
3B1Matt Duffy
2Joaquin Arias
LF1Nori Aoki
2Travis Ishikawa
CF1Angel Pagan
2Gregor Blanco
RF1Hunter Pence
2Justin Maxwell
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Madison Bumgarner
2Matt Cain
3Tim Hudson
4Jake Peavy
5Tim Lincecum
6Ryan Vogelsong
7Chris Heston
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Santiago Casilla
2Sergio Romo
3Jeremy Affeldt
4Javier Lopez
5Jean Machi
6George Kontos
7Yusmeiro Petit
8Hunter Strickland