4:14 AM EDT, Thu July 30, 2015

Extra Baggs: Remembering Tim Lincecum's impossible stride, assessing Giants' needs at the trade deadline, Brandon Crawford surprises another baserunner, etc.

SAN DIEGO – Tim Lincecum wasn’t available to discuss his pregame visit to see a hip specialist in Tennessee. Hopefully he’ll be able to enlighten us on Tuesday. You never want to hear your manager say the words “degenerative stuff”… Continue Reading → The post Extra Baggs: Remembering Tim Lincecum's impossible stride, assessing Giants' needs at the trade deadline, Brandon Crawford surprises another baserunner, etc. appeared first on Giants Extra.

Extra Baggs: Crawford makes an All-Star contribution, Cain assesses a rough start, it's time to move Pagan to LF, etc.

PHOENIX – It is hard work to conjure a one-liner after a five-hour, 11-minute game. But Brandon Crawford was having the kind of night where he could do no wrong. “It felt like the start of the year at the… Continue Reading → The post Extra Baggs: Crawford makes an All-Star contribution, Cain assesses a rough start, it's time to move Pagan to LF, etc. appeared first on Giants Extra.
McCovey Chronicles Jul 14, 2015

Brandon Crawford is an All-Star, and he'll get paid like one soon

Thoughts on a possible extension for Brandon Crawford, All-Star shortstop Now you've done it, Giants. You putzed around for a few years, lollygagging and what have you, and now Brandon Crawford is an All-Star. He's not an okay-enough shortstop. He's not a fine player to have, all things considered. He's an All-Star, dang it, an All-Star. And he's a gonna be expensive. Two more seasons, remember. We have two more seasons to think about this, until which time Crawford is a happy Giants player under contract. There's no need to rush, no need to panic. The best time for an extension was...
San Jose Mercury News Jul 9, 2015

Giants' Crawford and Panik are All-Star duo

The San Francisco Giants' double-play combination of shortstop Brandon Crawford and second baseman Joe Panik earn All-Star distinction.

deGrom stars as Giants drop game, series to Mets

Turns out the All-Star catcher is nursing a tight right hamstring. The Giants won in Pence's return but had little chance Wednesday against the Mets best pitcher, Jacob deGrom, in a 4-1 New York victory. deGrom, a players pick for next week’s All-Star game, held the Giants to two hits in eight innings while striking out 10. The Giants were shut out until the ninth, when Hunter Pence hit an RBI single. Eric Campbell hit a two-run homer against Jean Machi in the ninth. The Mets broke a scoreless tie in the sixth on a Brandon Crawford throwing error after he made a tough stop on Daniel...
McCovey Chronicles Jul 6, 2015

Brandon Crawford, Joe Panik, and Madison Bumgarner make 2015 National League All-Star team

Baseball's best double play combination gets the recognition we were all expecting, and Madison Bumgarner makes his third-straight All-Star team.Brandon Crawford and Joe Panik were both named as reserves for the National League All-Star team on Monday, and Madison Bumgarner made the pitching staff. It's the first time the Giants have had a double-play combo in the same All-Star Game since 2001, when Jeff Kent and Rich Aurilia made the team. This is all expected. And yet, completely unexpected at the same time. It's expected because they're both having excellent seasons. Crawford was...

Bumgarner, Crawford, Panik join Posey as N.L. All-Stars

SAN FRANCISCO -- Buster Posey will have company at the All-Star Game. Giants teammates Madison Bumgarner, Brandon Crawford and Joe Panik were selected Monday as National League reserves and will join their starting catcher for the July 14game in Cincinnati.… Continue Reading → The post Bumgarner, Crawford, Panik join Posey as N.L. All-Stars appeared first on Giants Extra.

All-Star party: Bumgarner, Crawford, Panik join Posey on NL team

A day after Posey was named a starter in the fans’ voting, pitcher Madison Bumgarner and middle infielders Brandon Crawford and Joe Panik were added to the National League roster. Crawford is the Giants’ first All-Star shortstop since Rich Aurilia in 2001.

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