Brandon Crawford

Brandon Crawford #35

  • SS
  • B/T: L/R
  • 6' 2"/215
  • Age: 29


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Brandon Crawford 2016 Postseason Stats

.250 0 1 1 .686

Brandon Crawford Postseason Career Stats

.236 1 17 2 .635

Brandon Crawford Stats

.275 12 84 7 .772

Brandon Crawford MLB Career Stats

.252 59 346 21 .712

Brandon Crawford Bio

  • Full Name: Brandon Michael Crawford
  • Pronunciation: BRAN-din KRAH-ferd
  • Born: 1/21/1987 in Mountain View, CA
  • Draft: 2008, San Francisco Giants, 4th rd. (117th overall)
  • College: UCLA
  • Debut: 5/27/2011
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2016 Postseason Stats 20 3 5 0 1 1 .250 .286 .686
Postseason Career Stats 127 13 30 1 17 2 .236 .313 .635
2016 Stats 553 67 152 12 84 7 .275 .342 .772
MLB Career Stats 2681 304 675 59 346 21 .252 .319 .712
  • Status: Active

Brandon Crawford Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Exit Velocity (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2016 Giants NL 623 369 90.10 225.50 2.16 11.93 37.26
MLB Avg - - - - 89.57 218.08 1.45 9.97 --
Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Exit Velocity (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2016 Giants NL 623 369 90.10 225.50 2.16 11.93 37.26
MLB Avg - - - - 89.57 218.08 1.45 9.97 --


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Brandon Crawford Stats

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Brandon Crawford Advanced Stats

*Since 2006
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Brandon Crawford Statcast Events


Brandon Crawford Zone Charts

Brandon Crawford Pitch Breakdown [Catcher Perspective]
Brandon Crawford Base Hits Breakdown [Catcher Perspective]
Brandon Crawford Home Run Breakdown [Catcher Perspective]
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Brandon Crawford News

Brandon Crawford Fantasy News

October 20, 2016 at 5:34 AM ET

Crawford compiles 84 RBIs in 2016

Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford finished the 2016 regular season with a .275 average, 12 home runs, 84 RBIs, 67 runs scored and seven stolen bases.

September 28, 2016 at 2:42 AM ET

Crawford triples twice in four-hit performance

Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford went 4-for-5 with two triples, two runs scored and two RBIs against the Rockies on Tuesday.


Brandon Crawford Awards

World Series Championship

Year Team League
2012 San Francisco NL
2014 San Francisco NL

NL All-Star

Year Team League
2015 San Francisco NL

NL Silver Slugger

Year Team League
2015 San Francisco NL

Rawlings NL Gold Glove

Year Team League
2015 San Francisco NL

Wilson Team Defensive Player of the Year

Year Team League
2012 San Francisco NL

MLBPAA Giants Heart and Hustle Award

Year Team League
2015 San Francisco NL
2016 San Francisco NL

AFL All-Prospect Team

Year Team League
2011 Scottsdale AFL

EAS Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2010 Richmond EAS

CAL Player of the Week

Week Team League
04/20/2009 San Jose CAL

Brandon Crawford Leaderboards

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2015 21 25th in NL

Runs Batted In

Season RBI Rank
2015 84 14th in NL

On-base Plus Slugging

Season OPS Rank
2015 .782 25th in NL

Slugging Percentage

Season SLG Rank
2015 .462 18th in NL


Season BB Rank
2014 59 23rd in NL


Season 2B Rank
2015 33 13th in NL


Season 3B Rank
2014 10 2nd in NL
2016 11 1st in NL

Games Played

Season G Rank
2014 153 16th in NL
2016 155 18th in NL


Season SO Rank
2014 129 21st in NL

Hit by Pitch

Season HBP Rank
2015 11 10th in NL

Brandon Crawford Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
September 2, 2011 San Francisco Giants recalled Brandon Crawford from Fresno Grizzlies.
July 31, 2011 San Francisco Giants optioned Brandon Crawford to Fresno Grizzlies.
May 26, 2011 San Francisco Giants selected the contract of Brandon Crawford from San Jose Giants.
May 11, 2011 Brandon Crawford assigned to San Jose Giants.
April 7, 2011 SS Brandon Crawford assigned to Fresno Grizzlies.
January 14, 2011 San Francisco Giants invited non-roster SS Brandon Crawford to spring training.
September 2, 2010 SS Brandon Crawford assigned to San Jose Giants from Salem-Keizer Volcanoes.
September 2, 2010 Brandon Crawford assigned to San Jose Giants.
September 1, 2010 SS Brandon Crawford assigned to Salem-Keizer Volcanoes from Richmond Flying Squirrels.
July 8, 2010 Brandon Crawford roster status changed by Richmond Flying Squirrels.
January 21, 2010 San Francisco Giants invited non-roster SS Brandon Crawford to spring training.
May 7, 2009 SS Brandon Crawford assigned to Connecticut Defenders from San Jose Giants.

Brandon Michael Crawford Bio Info

Married (Jalynne Dantzscher, Nov. 26, 2011)…the couple have two daughters (Bralyn Ann, Dec. 18, 2012; Jaydyn April (March 8, 2014) and one son (Braxton Michael, January 15, 2016)....Graduated from Foothill (Pleasanton, CA) High School....Attended UCLA…batted .302 with 53 runs, 13 2Bs, five 3Bs, seven HRs and 51 RBI in 60 games for the Bruins in 2008… earned UCLA's Most Valuable Player honors in both 2006 and 2007, while also receiving All-Pac 10 accolades…hit over .300 in each of his three years at UCLA, posting a career avg. of .319 with 44 2Bs, 13 3Bs, 20 HRs, 136 RBI and 145 runs.


2015 All-Star separated himself from the pack with a breakout season at the plate, making a big jump to elite-level production at shortstop...he won his first Rawlings Gold Glove Award and Silver Slugger Award, becoming the first Giant to win both awards in the same year since Barry Bonds in 1997....Set career-highs in nearly every offensive category, including batting average (.256), runs (65), hits (130), doubles (33), home runs (21), RBI (84) and slugging percentage (.462)....Started 136 games, all at shortstop, and had the sixth-best fielding pct. among NL shortstops with a .979 figure....Became the first Giants shortstop to win a Gold Glove since Omar Vizquel won it two years in a row in 2005 and 2006....Became the first Giants shortstop to hit 20-plus homers in a season since Rich Aurilia in 2001 (36)....Also became the first shortstop to lead the Giants in home runs for a season since Bill Dahlen in 1905 (seven homers)....Led all Major League shortstops with 84 RBI...Chris Speier was the last Giant to lead all MLB shortstops in RBI (71 in 1973)....Was one of five Giants (sixth occurence) whose primary position was SS to hit at least 20+ HRs and drive in 80-plus runs in a season, joining Travis Jackson (1929, 21 HRs, 94 RBI), Al Dark (1953, 23 HRs, 88 RBI), Rich Aurilia (1999, 22 HRs, 80 RBI; 2001, 37 HRs, 97 RBI) and Juan Uribe (2010, 24 HRs, 85 RBI)....Selected by the players for the All Star team, his first All-Star selection...became the first Giants shortstop to be elected since Rich Aurilia in 2001, and became one of seven Giants shortstops to ever be elected, joining Travis Jackson (1934), Dick Bartell (1937), Bill Jurges (1939, 1940), Alvin Dark (1951, 1952), Chris Speier (1972, 1974) and Aurilia (2001)....Drove in a career-best six runs May 16 at CIN, hitting his fourth career grand slam and finishing a triple shy of the cycle....Recorded his second career multi-HR game Aug. 3 at Atlanta, hitting a pair of HRs off RHP Mike Foltynewicz....Missed 15 games in Aug. and Sept. w/tight left oblique and a tight calf...suffered the oblique injury on a swing in his final AB against CHC's Jake Arrieta Aug. 25...the calf injury came after getting hit by a pitch from LA's Chris Hatcher on Aug. 31.


Completed his third full big league season with the Giants, batting .246 (121-for-491) with 54 runs scored, 20 doubles, 10 triples, 10 home runs and 69 RBI in a career-high 153 games..posted career-bests in runs scored, triples, homers, RBI and walks (59)...His 10 triples were tied for the second-most in the big leagues behind Dee Gordon (12)...His 69 RBI were the third-most among NL shortstops behind WAS's Ian Desmond (91) and STL's Jhonny Peralta (73)...Hit .320 against left-handed pitchers after entering the season a career .214 hitter against southpaws...His .320 clip against left-handers ranked as the highest clip on the Giants and the seventh-best figure in the NL...Struggled against right-handed pitchers, hitting just .213, the sixth-lowest average among qualifying players in the big leagues...Batted .350 (21-for-60) with runners in scoring position and two outs, the fifth-best mark in the NL...Hit .365 (27-for-74) in 23 games in September, the fifth highest batting average in the NL...Started 142 of 162 games at shortstop and committed a career-high 21 errors, which ranked as the second-most among big league shortstops (WAS's Ian Desmond had 24) and the fourth-most among all players at any position.


In his third big league season (his second full campaign) Crawford appeared in 149 games, making 139 starts (all a shortstop) and batted .248 (124-for-499) with 24 doubles, nine HRs and 43 RBI. His 15 errors at shortstop were tied for the third-most in the NL. Committed 10 errors in the first half of the season...however, following the break, made just five miscues. Established a career high with nine home runs (entered the year with seven career HRs in two seasons). Struggled against left-handed pitching, hitting .199 (29- for-146). Was just 21-for-122 (.172) with runners in scoring position, which ranked as the third-lowest mark in the Majors (min. 100 ABs). Made his second career Opening Day roster and start. Hit a three-run opposite field HR on April 9 vs. Colorado in SF's four-run 6th inning...marked just his second career home run at AT&T Park (came in his 363rd plate appearance at AT&T)...prior to this homer, the last time he hit an opposite field home run was when he was in single-A San Jose. Hit safely in a career-high 11 games from April 7-18, batting .432 (16-for-37) during the stretch. Recorded a career-best four hits on June 8 at Arizona, going 4-for-5 with a double, RBI and run scored. Left the game on June 18 vs. San Diego after spraining his index and middle fingers on his right hand on a 2nd inning stolen base attempt...struggled offensively after injuring his two fingers, batting just .211 (54-for-256) with 15 RBI in his final 80 games.