Brandon Crawford RUMORS & NEWS

  • Crawford: Easy decision to sign long-term deal with Giants

    CSN Bay Area "When Brandon Crawford’s deal was finally made official Tuesday afternoon, his agent, Joel Wolfe, called to give him the good news. Wolfe joked that he thought he might reach Crawford at a Bentley dealership. Instead, Crawford told his agent he was busy and didn’t have much time to talk. “He was..." November 18

  • Giants sign Crawford to 6-year deal reportedly worth $75M

    The Score "The San Francisco Giants rewarded Brandon Crawford for his breakout 2015 campaign, agreeing to a six-year deal with the All-Star shortstop worth a reported $75 million. The extension, announced by the club Tuesday, buys out Crawford's final two years of arbitration and first four seasons of..." November 18

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    Alex Pavlovic @AlexPavlovic

    Giants signed Brandon Crawford to a six-year contract.

  • Giants Interested In Extending Brandon Crawford

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Giants will look into signing shortstop Brandon Crawford to a long-term extension this offseason, ESPN’s Buster Olney reports (Insider subscription required). The 28-year-old Crawford is entering his second winter of arbitration, and MLBTR projects he’ll earn $5.7MM in 2016 — a nice bump from..." November 16

  • Top hitters honored with Silver Slugger Awards "The best hitters in the American League and the National League were commemorated for their 2015 campaigns on Thursday, as the Silver Slugger Awards were announced during an hour-long special on MLB Network. The Silver Slugger Awards, presented by Louisville Slugger, are handed out annually to..." November 13

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    Alex Pavlovic @AlexPavlovic

    Crawford could play tomorrow, Friday is more likely. Panik having more tests so Giants can form best rehab plan. Hudson should start Sunday.

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    Amy Gutierrez @AmyGGiants

    Crawford better. Playing catch today and swinging off tee. Bochy said slim chance he's avail, but likely will not use him. #SFGiants

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    Andrew Baggarly @extrabaggs

    Bochy more optimistic now that Crawford will return Monday, after indoor BP went well.

  • Brandon Crawford's HR in 10th lifts Giants over Rockies

    San Francisco Chronicle "What a great story. Manager Bruce Bochy lights a fire under Brandon Crawford by declaring the shortstop will sit against some left-handed pitchers. Crawford seethes. Every time he faces a lefty and the ball comes to the plate, he imagines the ball is Bochy's big head and attacks it with fury,..." April 14

  • Brandon Crawford 'loves' 2nd spot

    San Francisco Chronicle "Shortstop Brandon Crawford is no dummy. He understands the benefits of hitting ahead of Pablo Sandoval rather than ahead of the pitcher. Manager Bruce Bochy said Monday that the former could happen in some games when second-place hitter Marco Scutaro is off. "I love hitting second," Crawford..." March 05

  • Dodger's praise warms Crawford's heart

    San Francisco Chronicle "Of all the compliments Brandon Crawford heard last year, this one struck the sweetest chord. "I'm prepared to say with confidence that Brandon Crawford is the best defensive shortstop in baseball. His combination of instincts, hands and arm strength separates him from the rest." Any Giant..." February 17