Diamondbacks at Giants: 5 Players to Watch

By Thomas Lynch
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Sep 7, 2015; Phoenix, AZ, USA; San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford (35) turns a double play on Arizona Diamondbacks center fielder A.J. Pollock (11) during the first inning at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports

5-Brandon Crawford

San Francisco’s shortstop, brilliant in the field, is now showing some power at the plate. Crawford has 19 home runs and 77 RBI’s, both career bests while hitting a respectable .255. He was chosen to his first All-Star Game this season. Crawford hasn’t played since these two teams met in Arizona earlier this month because of a calf issue but is expected to be in the lineup tonight. The lefty-swinging Crawford has 15 hits in 57 at-bats vs. D-backs pitching this year and is a lifetime .265 hitter against them with 23 RBI’s, his second most against any club.

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