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Brandon Crawford

29-Year-Old Shortstop – San Francisco Giants

2015 Stats

AVG

.256

HR

21

RBI

84

R

65

SB

6

2016 RotoWire Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Crawford came into the year as a glove-first shortstop who had limited fantasy appeal. He broke the mold in 2015, leading all shortstops with 21 homers and 84 RBI in what was one of the biggest fantas...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 215   DOB: 1/21/1987   BORN: Mountain View, CA   COLLEGE: UCLA   DRAFTED: 4th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Brandon Crawford Contract Information:

Signed a six-year, $75 million contract extension with the Giants in November of 2015.

November 17, 2015  –  Brandon Crawford News

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Brandon Crawford Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2008 21 R AZL 4 14 14 3 6 2 1 1 0 3 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 .429 .429 .643 1.072
2008 21 A SAL 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
2009 22 A SAN 25 115 105 21 39 10 2 2 6 17 2 4 10 32 0 0 0 .371 .445 .600 1.045
2009 22 AA CON 108 423 392 38 100 32 26 2 4 30 9 7 20 100 8 2 1 .255 .292 .362 .654
2010 23 A+ SAN 5 20 18 4 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 5 0 0 0 .167 .250 .222 .472
2010 23 AA RIC 79 342 291 43 70 22 12 3 7 22 4 1 39 77 1 5 6 .241 .337 .375 .712
2011 24 A+ SAN 14 69 59 14 19 9 5 1 3 15 0 0 9 13 1 0 0 .322 .412 .593 1.005
2011 24 AAA FRE 29 118 107 13 24 7 5 1 1 9 5 2 9 20 1 1 0 .224 .282 .318 .600
2011 24 MAJ SF 66 220 196 22 40 10 5 2 3 21 1 3 23 31 1 0 0 .204 .288 .296 .584
2012 25 MAJ SF 143 476 435 44 108 33 26 3 4 45 1 4 33 95 2 3 3 .248 .304 .349 .653
2013 26 MAJ SF 149 550 499 52 124 36 24 3 9 43 1 2 42 96 1 3 5 .248 .311 .363 .674
2014 27 MAJ SF 153 564 491 54 121 40 20 10 10 69 5 3 59 129 2 10 2 .246 .324 .389 .713
2015 28 MAJ SF 143 561 507 65 130 58 33 4 21 84 6 4 39 119 0 4 11 .256 .321 .462 .783
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3-Year Averages     148 557 499 57 125 43 25 5 13 65 4 3 46 114 1 5 6 .251 .318 .399 .717

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Games By Position

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Brandon Crawford Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Oct. 4 Col 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .321 .462 .783
Oct. 3 Col 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .257 .321 .462 .783
Oct. 2 Col 4 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .321 .457 .778
Oct. 1 LAD 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .255 .320 .455 .775
Sep. 30 LAD 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .255 .321 .456 .777
Sep. 29 LAD 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 .257 .321 .459 .780
Sep. 28 LAD 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .323 .461 .784
Sep. 27 @Oak 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .320 .462 .782
Sep. 26 @Oak 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .257 .319 .463 .782
Sep. 25 @Oak 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .318 .466 .784
Sep. 24 @SD 2 2 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .257 .317 .463 .780
Sep. 23 @SD 4 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .314 .457 .771
Sep. 22 @SD 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 .254 .312 .455 .767
Sep. 20 Ari 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .252 .311 .454 .765
Sep. 19 Ari 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .313 .458 .771
Sep. 18 Ari 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .314 .460 .774
Sep. 16 Cin Did not play.
Sep. 15 Cin Did not play.
Sep. 14 Cin Did not play.
Sep. 13 SD Did not play.
Sep. 12 SD Did not play.
Sep. 11 SD Did not play.
Sep. 9 @Ari Did not play.
Sep. 8 @Ari 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .255 .315 .463 .778
Sep. 7 @Ari 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .257 .317 .465 .782
Sep. 6 @Col 5 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .319 .469 .788
Sep. 5 @Col 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .320 .470 .790
Sep. 4 @Col 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .322 .473 .795
Sep. 3 @Col Did not play.
Sep. 2 @LAD Did not play.
Last 7 Days 18 2 4 1 0 1 3 3 5 1 0 0 0 1 .222 .333 .444 .777
Last 14 Days 42 7 12 3 0 2 7 8 7 2 0 0 0 1 .286 .400 .500 .900
Last 30 Days 69 7 15 4 0 2 9 8 17 2 0 0 0 1 .217 .299 .362 .661

Brandon Crawford: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 140
2014 149
2013 147
2012 139
2011 65

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Brandon Crawford Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015143144250.259.427.716
2014153163231.320.484.879
2013146143131.199.288.546

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20153645117596.255.475.808
2014338387464.213.346.637
2013353386300.269.394.727

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015225268343.262.449.776
2014247294381.243.377.684
2013239232171.264.364.688

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20152823913503.252.472.788
2014244256314.250.402.742
2013260297260.235.362.661
Brandon Crawford Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2008 21 R AZL 14 14 0% 21.4% 0.00 79% .545 .214
2008 21 A SAL 2 2 0% 0% 0.00 100% .000 .000
2009 22 A SAN 115 105 8.7% 27.8% 0.31 70% .493 .229
2009 22 AA CON 423 392 4.7% 23.6% 0.20 74% .333 .107
2010 23 A+ SAN 20 18 10% 25% 0.40 72% .231 .055
2010 23 AA RIC 342 291 11.4% 22.5% 0.51 74% .304 .134
2011 24 A+ SAN 69 59 13% 18.8% 0.69 78% .372 .271
2011 24 AAA FRE 118 107 7.6% 16.9% 0.45 81% .267 .094
2011 24 MAJ SF 220 196 10.5% 14.1% 0.74 84% .228 .092
2012 25 MAJ SF 476 435 6.9% 20% 0.35 78% .310 .101
2013 26 MAJ SF 550 499 7.6% 17.5% 0.44 81% .292 .115
2014 27 MAJ SF 564 491 10.5% 22.9% 0.46 74% .315 .143
2015 28 MAJ SF 561 507 7% 21.2% 0.33 77% .297 .206
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3-Year Averages     557 499 8.3% 20.5% 0.40 77% .301 .148

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2015 Stat Review for Brandon Crawford    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2015 (min 420 PA)

Contact

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.256 AVG
WEAK
77% Contact Rate
POOR
.297 BABIP
BELOW AVERAGE
Power

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.462 SLG
GOOD
.206 ISO
GREAT
Plate Discipline

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0.33 BB/K
WEAK
7.0% BB Rate
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21.2% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

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.783 OPS
GOOD
.321 OBP
WEAK

2016 Projected Stats Breakdown for Brandon Crawford

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Brandon Crawford: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Crawford is out of the lineup Sunday against the Rockies, Alex Pavlovic of CSN Bay Area reports.

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Crawford went 2-for-4 with a double, two RBI and a run scored in a loss to the Rockies on Friday.

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Crawford is out of the lineup Thursday against the Giants.

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Crawford went 1-for-2 with his 20th home run of the season in Thursday's loss to the Padres.

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Crawford went 2-for-4 with a double and his fifth stolen base of the year against the Padres on Tuesday.

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Crawford (calf) is back in the lineup Friday against the Diamondbacks.

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Crawford (calf) remains out of the lineup Wednesday against the Reds.

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Crawford (calf) could play Wednesday, but Friday is a more likely return date, the San Francisco Chronicle's John Shea reports.

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Crawford (calf) remains out of the lineup Tuesday against the Reds.

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Crawford (calf), who is out of the lineup Sunday, is scheduled to hit off a tee, Alex Pavlovic of CSN Bay Area reports.

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Crawford is out of the lineup again in Sunday's game against the Padres.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2015

Crawford turned in his best offensive season for the Giants in 2014, posting a career-high .713 OPS on the strength of 40 extra-base hits and a career-high walk rate (10.5%). Interestingly enough, he didn't hit right-handed pitching well at all, posting a .213/.291/.346 line while raking against lefties (.320/.395/.484) in a reverse platoon split atypical of his career norms. Defensively, he's a perennial Gold Glove candidate at shortstop, but he's fallen short of winning the award over three full seasons as a starter. At age 28, he's likely nearing a plateau in his ability as a hitter, but having an everyday job in a steady lineup should continue to afford him plenty of runs scored and RBI as a cheap middle-infield filler, or even as a shortstop for owners who choose to allocate resources elsewhere on draft day.

2014

Crawford got off to a red-hot start in 2013 (.272 average, five homers, 14 RBI in April) and many had him pegged for a breakout campaign. His power surge ceased, however, as he only clubbed four homers the rest of the season. Crawford did see slight improvements in his strikeout rate (17.5%), walk rate (7.6%), and ISO (.114) from his 2012 numbers. At age 27, there is room for some more improvement with the bat, but it would be wise to keep expectations in check for the Giants' glove-first shortstop.

2013

Crawford appeared in 143 games for the Giants (476 plate appearances) splitting time with Joaquin Arias throughout the year, but became the full-time starter for the Giants down the stretch. Crawford will be the starting shortstop heading into 2013 because of the strength of his glove. His bat played better than expected (.248/.304/.349), but his career 4.4 percent HR/FB rate indicates he is not likely to hit more than seven home runs in a full season. In addition, his 11.7 percent swinging-strike rate might lead to a higher strikeout rate next season and therefore a lower batting average.

2012

Crawford posted a .204/.288/.296 line over 196 at-bats during his first taste of the majors last season as a 24-year-old. His minor league numbers werenít anything special, as he offers very little power with not much speed. However, heís a terrific defender at shortstop, and while itís hardly an ideal situation, the Giants are going to give him every opportunity to be the teamís starter at the position in 2012. Crawfordís glove will help San Franciscoís pitching staff, but his bat is unlikely to do so for fantasy teams.

2010

After posting a 1.045 OPS over 105 at-bats High-A San Jose last season, Crawford struggled upon getting called up to Double-A Connecticut, recording a .654 OPS, with a 100:20 K:BB ratio over 392 at-bats. Heís a middling shortstop prospect in the Giantsí system and is unlikely to see much time in San Francisco in 2010.