Brandon Crawford

#35 SS / San Francisco Giants / EXP: 8YRS Height: 6-2 Weight: 220 lb Age: 31 College: UCLA Bats/Throws -/-

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      Giants' Brandon Crawford: Hits paternity list, will miss three games

      Brandon Crawford flew to Arizona following Sunday's win over the Dodgers to be with his wife for the birth of their fourth child. He will miss the allotted three games before rejoining the club, Andrew Baggarly of The Athletic reports.Fantasy owners will have to make do without Crawford's services. He is slashing .315/.370/.492 with eight homers and 32 RBI through 70 games this season. Alen Hanson figures to be the main benefactor of playing time at short until Crawford returns to the lineup Thursday against the Padres.

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      Giants' Brandon Crawford: Will hit paternity list Monday

      Brandon Crawford will be placed on the paternity list Monday, Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.Crawford has been on a tear since the start of May with a .401/.450/.425 line with six home runs over 41 games and can spend up to three days on the paternity list. Kelby Tomlinson is likely to rejoin the San Francisco Giants to bolster their infield depth in Crawford's brief absence.

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      Giants' Brandon Crawford: Stays hot with four-hit effort

      Brandon Crawford went 4-for-4 with a two-run home run and a double in the San Francisco Giants' 2-0 victory over the Nationals on Sunday.Crawford continued his ridiculous hot streak of recent weeks with this four-hit performance bringing his slash line up to a shiny .338/.385/.536 through 222 at-bats. Those numbers make him one of the best offensive shortstops in baseball to start the season, and even if Crawford's average ends up evening out back toward his career mark of .257 as the year progresses, he certainly has the look of a player primed for a career-best campaign at the plate.

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      Giants' Brandon Crawford: Out against left-hander

      Brandon Crawford is not in the lineup against the Nationals on Saturday, Mark Zuckerman of MASN Sports reports.Crawford will retreat to the bench with southpaw Gio Gonzalez on the hill for Washington. In his place, Alen Hanson will get a start at shortstop and bat atop the San Francisco Giants' order. Look for Crawford to be back in the starting nine for Sunday's finale against Max Scherzer.

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      Giants' Brandon Crawford: Hits RBI double, walks twice

      Brandon Crawford went 1-for-2 with an RBI double and two walks in Tuesday's loss to the visiting Diamondbacks.Crawford slashed a double -- his 14th of the year -- off Patrick Corbin in the fifth, bringing around Mac Williamson to give Crawford his 26th RBI. The shortstop continues to light it up at the plate, hitting .500 with four extra-base hits through the first five games of June. Crawford's slash line is now .322/.371/.500 with 22 extra-base hits. The 31-year-old's .871 OPS ranks fourth among all MLB shortstops.

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      Giants' Brandon Crawford: Stays red hot Monday

      Brandon Crawford went 2-for-2 with a walk, a double and his seventh home run of the season in Monday's 10-3 win over the Diamondbacks.Crawford was part of a three-pitch sequence in the fourth inning that saw both he and Andrew McCutchen go deep off Arizona starter Zack Godley. After a disappointing start to the year (.189/.237/.300 in his first 27 games), the veteran shortstop has slashed an incredible .422/.461/.647 with five homers and 22 RBI since the calendar turned to May.

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      Giants' Brandon Crawford: Hits two-run homer

      Brandon Crawford went 2-for-3 with a two-run homer against the Cubs on Saturday.Crawford took left-hander Jose Quintana deep in the fourth inning for his sixth home run of the season. He also tacked on a double against Justin Wilson, another lefty, to lead off the eighth. His success against southpaws continues a surprising season-long trend, as he entered Saturday's games slugging .484 against them in 62 at-bats this season.

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      Giants' Brandon Crawford: Hits two-run homer Tuesday

      Brandon Crawford went 2-for-3 with a two-run home run in Tuesday's loss to the Astros.Crawford hit an opposite-field two-run homer -- his fifth of the year -- off starter Gerrit Cole in the fifth. Crawford has extended his hitting streak to nine games, and has brought his slash line to .309/.343/.473. The shortstop has 16 extra-base hits on the year and currently sports a .377 BABIP. Crawford is a career .255 hitter so the average figures to come down, but right now he's on an impressive run.

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      Giants' Brandon Crawford: Big day against Rockies

      Brandon Crawford went 3-for-5 with a home run, four RBI, and three runs in Saturday's win over the Rockies.The hot-hitting Crawford is now hitting over .300 on the season thanks to a torrid week in which he's gone 15-for-29 with five doubles and a home run. Power isn't a major part of Crawford's game, but he can hit for average and get on base at a strong clip. He's clearly in a groove and should continue to be deployed in weekly lineups.

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      Giants' Brandon Crawford: Day off against Reds

      Brandon Crawford is out of the lineup against Cincinnati on Wednesday, Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.Crawford will sit for the first time this month after going 4-for-4 with one double and two runs scored during Tuesday's victory. In his absence, Kelby Tomlinson will start at shortstop and bat eighth.

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