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Brandon Crawford

Brandon Michael Crawford (twitter: @bcraw35)

Position: Shortstop
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 215 lb.

Born: January 21, 1987 in Mountain View, CA
High School: Foothill HS (Pleasanton, CA)
School: University of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA)
Drafted
by the San Francisco Giants in the 4th round of the 2008 amateur draft.
Signed August 14, 2008. (All Transactions)
Debut: May 27, 2011 (Age 24.126, 17,563rd in MLB history)   vs. MIL 3 AB, 1 H, 1 HR, 4 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2011 season [*]
Team: Giants 2011-2016
2016 Contract Status: Signed thru 2021, 6 yrs/$75M (16-21) (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2016): 4.094, Free Agent: 2022 [*], Agents: Wasserman Media Group [*]
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Standard Batting

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Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
2011 24 SFG NL 66 220 196 22 40 5 2 3 21 1 3 23 31 .204 .288 .296 .584 67 58 4 0 1 0 1 6
2012 25 SFG NL 143 476 435 44 108 26 3 4 45 1 4 33 95 .248 .304 .349 .653 86 152 4 3 2 3 6 *6
2013 26 SFG NL 149 550 499 52 124 24 3 9 43 1 2 42 96 .248 .311 .363 .674 93 181 10 5 1 3 6 *6
2014 27 SFG NL 153 564 491 54 121 20 10 10 69 5 3 59 129 .246 .324 .389 .713 104 191 4 2 2 10 10 *6
2015 ★ 28 SFG NL 143 561 507 65 130 33 4 21 84 6 4 39 119 .256 .321 .462 .782 114 234 18 11 0 4 9 *6 AS,GG,SS
2016 29 SFG NL 93 371 326 39 90 17 4 9 61 3 0 35 72 .276 .345 .436 .781 110 142 8 3 0 7 7 *6
6 Yrs 747 2742 2454 276 613 125 26 56 323 17 16 231 542 .250 .317 .390 .708 99 958 48 24 6 27 39
162 Game Avg. 162 595 532 60 133 27 6 12 70 4 3 50 118 .250 .317 .390 .708 99 208 10 5 1 6 8

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
2011 24 SFG NL 66 220 -9 0 1 3 3 -2 -0.2 7 5 0.5 .497 .499 0.1 0.6 2 6
2012 25 SFG NL 143 476 -9 -3 2 12 6 8 0.9 15 23 2.4 .506 .506 1.0 2.0 11 $481,000 *6
2013 26 SFG NL 149 550 -6 1 1 2 7 5 0.4 18 23 2.2 .504 .504 2.0 0.9 21 $530,000 *6
2014 27 SFG NL 153 564 -2 0 1 8 7 15 1.5 18 34 3.3 .511 .511 2.5 1.6 26 $560,000 *6
2015 ★ 28 SFG NL 143 561 8 1 0 20 7 36 3.8 18 54 5.6 .528 .524 3.4 2.9 34 $3,175,000 *6 AS,GG,SS
2016 29 SFG NL 93 371 1 1 -0 17 5 24 2.4 12 36 3.6 .527 .516 1.8 2.2 19 *6
6 Seasons 747 2742 -16 0 5 62 36 87 8.8 88 175 17.5 .513 .511 10.8 10.2 113 $4,746,000

Postseason Batting

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2012 25 SFG NL NLDS CIN W 5 14 11 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 3 4 .182 .357 .364 .721 4 0 0 0 0 1
2012 25 SFG NL NLCS STL W 7 26 23 2 5 1 0 0 5 0 0 3 7 .217 .308 .261 .569 6 0 0 0 0 1
2012 ❍ 25 SFG NL WS DET W 4 14 12 0 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 .250 .308 .250 .558 3 1 0 1 0 0
2014 27 SFG NL NLWC PIT W 1 5 5 1 1 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 2 .200 .200 .800 1.000 4 1 0 0 0 0
2014 27 SFG NL NLDS WSN W 4 19 17 1 5 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 .294 .316 .353 .669 6 0 0 0 1 0
2014 27 SFG NL NLCS STL W 5 19 16 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 .125 .263 .188 .451 3 0 0 0 0 0
2014 ❍ 27 SFG NL WS KCR W 7 27 23 2 7 0 0 0 4 0 0 3 6 .304 .370 .304 .675 7 0 0 0 1 0
2 Yrs (7 Series) 33 124 107 10 25 3 1 1 16 1 0 14 27 .234 .317 .308 .625 33 2 0 1 2 2
1 NLWC 1 5 5 1 1 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 2 .200 .200 .800 1.000 4 1 0 0 0 0
2 NLDS 9 33 28 2 7 1 1 0 2 0 0 4 8 .250 .333 .357 .690 10 0 0 0 1 1
2 NLCS 12 45 39 5 7 2 0 0 5 0 0 6 10 .179 .289 .231 .520 9 0 0 0 0 1
2 WS 11 41 35 2 10 0 0 0 5 1 0 4 7 .286 .350 .286 .636 10 1 0 1 1 0

Standard Fielding

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Adv Fielding w/ run summary
Year Tm Lg Age Pos G GS CG Inn Ch PO A E DP Fld% Rtot Rdrs Rtot/yr Rdrs/yr RF/9 RF/G lgFld% lgRF9 lgRFG Awards
2011 SFG NL 24 SS 65 53 49 507.1 248 74 167 7 29 .972 1 3 1 8 4.28 3.71 .971 4.41 4.40
2012 SFG NL 25 SS 139 122 107 1101.0 607 195 394 18 74 .970 8 12 8 13 4.81 4.24 .970 4.26 4.21
2013 SFG NL 26 SS 147 139 128 1226.0 588 185 388 15 75 .974 5 2 5 2 4.21 3.90 .975 4.40 4.40
2014 SFG NL 27 SS 149 142 137 1273.0 634 185 428 21 85 .967 13 8 12 8 4.33 4.11 .975 4.30 4.29
2015 SFG NL 28 SS 140 136 127 1200.1 631 191 427 13 89 .979 20 20 19 20 4.63 4.41 .974 4.38 4.35 AS,GG,SS
2016 SFG NL 29 SS 93 89 83 786.2 381 119 254 8 56 .979 11 17 16 26 4.27 4.01 .975 4.19 4.17
6 Seasons SS 733 681 631 6094.1 3089 949 2058 82 408 .973 56 62 11 12 4.44 4.10 .973 4.32 4.30
6 Seasons TOT 733 681 631 6094.1 3089 949 2058 82 408 .973 56 62 11 12 4.44 4.10 .973 4.32 4.30
Note: Complete player games played data.
Fielding stats are a combination of official records and RetroSheet records. Both are likely to have substantial errors and will not match perfectly.
View Complete Notes on Fielding Data
Leagues historically made no effort to balance team, league, and player fielding stats. Since 1990 or so, computers have made this feasible, but prior to that there are hundreds or thousands of discrepancies each year in games played (even whether a player played a position), putouts, assists, double plays and errors.
  • Pre-1930 SB & CS data for catchers is estimated from catcher assists, games started and opposition stolen bases.
  • From 1930 on SB, CS, Pickoff, & WP data for catchers and pitchers is taken from play-by-play accounts in the retrosheet files. There are several hundred games without pbp from 1930 to 1973 and for those we may not have any data.
  • CG & GS come from the retrosheet data and should be complete and pretty accurate from 1913 on.
  • Innings played (like SB and CS) come from the retrosheet play-by-play data and should be considered mostly complete from 1930 to 1973 and complete from then on.
  • Stats (PO,A,G, etc) for LF-CF-RF positions (since 1913) is taken from play-by-play or box score data as available.
  • Stats (PO,A,G,etc) for C,P,1B,2B,3B,SS,OF positions is taken from the official reported totals and may have been corrected at various times since their publication.
  • For detailed information on which games retrosheet is missing play-by-play from 1930 to 1973, please see their most wanted games list
  • For detailed information on the availability of data on this site by year, see our data coverage page

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Gold Gloves
2015 NL (SS)

Silver Sluggers
2015 NL (SS)

WAR Position Playerss c a p y
2015 NL  5.6 (10th)
2016 NL  3.6 (6th)

Defensive WARs c a p y
2012 NL  2.0 (8th)
2015 NL  2.9 (2nd)
2016 NL  2.2 (1st)
Active  10.2 (17th)
Career  10.2 (207th)

Triples s c a p y
2014 NL  10 (2nd)

Hit By Pitch s c a p y
2015 NL  11 (10th)

Sacrifice Flies s c a p y
2014 NL  10 (2nd)
2016 NL  7 (2nd)

Intentional Bases on Balls s c a p y
2014 NL  10 (6th)
2016 NL  7 (6th)

Assistss c a p y
2014 NL  428 (4th)
2015 NL  427 (4th)

Errors Committeds c a p y
2012 NL  18 (5th)
2014 NL  21 (3rd)

Total Zone Runss c a p y
2015 NL  20 (1st)
Active  56 (21st)

Def. Games as SS s c a p y
2012 NL  139 (5th)
2014 NL  149 (3rd)
2015 NL  140 (5th)
2016 NL  93 (4th)
Active  733 (19th)

Putouts as SS s c a p y
2012 NL  195 (5th)
2015 NL  191 (4th)
Active  949 (19th)

Assists as SS s c a p y
2012 NL  394 (4th)
2014 NL  428 (4th)
2015 NL  427 (2nd)
Active  2,058 (20th)

Errors Committed as SS s c a p y
2012 NL  18 (2nd)
2013 NL  15 (3rd)
2014 NL  21 (2nd)
Active  82 (18th)

Double Plays Turned as SS s c a p y
2012 NL  74 (3rd)
2014 NL  85 (4th)
2015 NL  89 (5th)
Active  408 (20th)

Total Zone Runs as SS s c a p y
2012 NL  8 (4th)
2014 NL  13 (4th)
2015 NL  20 (1st)
2016 NL  11 (2nd)
Active  56 (6th)
Career  56 (29th)

Range Factor/9Inn as SSs c a p y
2012 NL  4.81 (1st)
2015 NL  4.63 (3rd)
Active  4.44 (9th)
Career  4.44 (98th)

Range Factor/Game as SS s c a p y
2012 NL  4.24 (3rd)
2015 NL  4.41 (2nd)
Active  4.10 (16th)

Fielding % as SS s c a p y
Active  .973 (17th)
Career  .973 (54th)

                           

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkBatting - 1 (2485), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 19 (868), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 4 (2478), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Shortstop (129th), 17.5 career WAR/17.5 7yr-peak WAR/17.5 JAWS
Average HOF SS (out of 21) = 66.7 career WAR/42.8 7yr-peak WAR/54.8 JAWS

Transactions

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Salaries

Salaries may not be complete (especially pre-1985) and may not include some earned bonuses
Year Age Team Salary ServTm(OpnDay) Sources Notes/Other Sources
2012 25 San Francisco Giants $481,000 0.094 contracts
2013 26 San Francisco Giants $530,000 1.094 contracts
2014 27 San Francisco Giants $560,000 2.094 contracts
2015 28 San Francisco Giants $3,175,000 3.094 contracts
201629San Francisco Giants$6,000,0004.094
201730San Francisco Giants$8,200,000
201831San Francisco Giants$15,200,000
201932San Francisco Giants$15,200,000
202033San Francisco Giants$15,200,000
202134San Francisco Giants$15,200,000
Earliest Free Agent: 2022
Career to date (may be incomplete)$4,746,000Does not include future salaries ($75M)
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

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