Although the Giants have maintained throughout the season that they don't care about All-Star appearances, Crawford's career season has given him a legitimate case for inclusion. His 36 RBIs are nine shy of his career high, and he's hitting .338 against lefties this season, to go along with eight triples, which is tied for second most in the Majors.
Fans can cast their votes for starters at MLB.com -- online or on a mobile device -- using the 2014 All-Star Game MLB.com Ballot Sponsored by Experian until Thursday, July 3, at 8:59 p.m. PT. The 2014 All-Star Game will be played at Target Field on Tuesday, July 15 on FOX.
Chris Haft is a reporter for MLB.com. Read his blog, Haft-Baked Ideas, and follow him on Twitter at @sfgiantsbeat. Ryan Hood is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.