Brandon Crawford

At 28, three-time All-Star Buster Posey has reached an elite level among major league catchers. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Old man Buster

Sometime between his third World Series parade last autumn, his springtime anointment…

At 28, three-time All-Star Buster Posey has reached an elite level among major league catchers. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford, right, and second baseman Joe Panik were both named to the 2015 National League All-Star Team for the first time in their careers. (David Zalubowski/AP)

Crawford, Panik were destined for partnership

If it seems Brandon Crawford and Joe Panik — the Giants’ All-Star…

Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford, right, and second baseman Joe Panik were both named to the 2015 National League All-Star Team for the first time in their careers. (David Zalubowski/AP)
Bruce Bochy (15) heads into the dugout after being ejected during the fifth inning against the Washington Nationals on Sunday. (Alex Brandon/AP)

A task too messy for even Bochy

For a moment, but just one, Bruce Bochy was able to love…

Bruce Bochy (15) heads into the dugout after being ejected during the fifth inning against the Washington Nationals on Sunday. (Alex Brandon/AP)

Bumgarner, Crawford, Panik get All-Star calls

Realistically, Giants manager Bruce Bochy expected his team to have four representatives…

Giants manager Bruce Bochy, left, will be joined at the All-Star Game by pitcher Madison Bumgarner, center, and catcher Buster Posey, right, along with Joe Panik and Brandon Crawford.

Fan vote puts fun in ol’ ballgame

Some people believe baseball fans should have no say in the All-Star…

Giants manager Bruce Bochy, left, will be joined at the All-Star Game by pitcher Madison Bumgarner, center, and catcher Buster Posey, right, along with Joe Panik and Brandon Crawford.
Matt Slocum/AP PhotoThe San Francisco Giants and Brandon Crawford have agreed to a one-year contract.

Crawford agrees to $3.1 million contract with Giants

SAN FRANCISCO — The San Francisco Giants and shortstop Brandon Crawford have…

Matt Slocum/AP PhotoThe San Francisco Giants and Brandon Crawford have agreed to a one-year contract.
Michael Perez/APThe Giants’ Brandon Crawford strokes a bases-loaded double in the 14th inning to snap a 5-5 tie. Crawford came around to score.

Crawford delivers Giants a victory in 14th inning

PHILADELPHIA — Brandon Crawford hit a bases-clearing double to break a 14th-inning…

Michael Perez/APThe Giants’ Brandon Crawford strokes a bases-loaded double in the 14th inning to snap a 5-5 tie. Crawford came around to score.
AP Photo/David TulisSan Francisco Giants' San Francisco Giants' Brandon Crawford

Crawford 2 HRs, SF hands Braves 6th loss in row

Brandon Crawford hit two home runs and the San Francisco Giants completed…

AP Photo/David TulisSan Francisco Giants' San Francisco Giants' Brandon Crawford
AP Photo/Ben MargotSan Francisco Giants' Brandon Crawford swings for an RBI double off Cleveland Indians' Danny Salazar in the fourth inning of a baseball game

Hicks' homer gives Giants 4-1 win

Brandon Hicks hit a three-run homer with two outs in the ninth…

AP Photo/Ben MargotSan Francisco Giants' Brandon Crawford swings for an RBI double off Cleveland Indians' Danny Salazar in the fourth inning of a baseball game
Ben Margot/apSan Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford

Giants beat Rockies 5-4 in 10 innings

Brandon Crawford’s first splash hit came at a most opportune time. Crawford…

Ben Margot/apSan Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford
Ben Margot/apSan Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford

Crawford would be ideal for No. 2 spot in Giants’ lineup

A lot is made of who hits where in a batting order,…

Ben Margot/apSan Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford
Jim McIsaac/Getty ImagesBrandon Crawford #35 of the San Francisco Giants in action against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on September 21

Giants, Wells Fargo donate $100,000 in grants to Bay Area schools

The Giants have partnered with Wells Fargo to provide $100,000 in education…

Jim McIsaac/Getty ImagesBrandon Crawford #35 of the San Francisco Giants in action against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on September 21
Maddie Meyer/Getty Images file photoGiants shortstop Brandon Crawford was on hand with Wells Fargo representatives to present checks to Bay Area schools this morning.

Giants ‘Step Up To The Plate’ with $100K in education grants for 25 Bay Area schools

The San Francisco Giants have partnered with Wells Fargo to provide $100,000…

Maddie Meyer/Getty Images file photoGiants shortstop Brandon Crawford was on hand with Wells Fargo representatives to present checks to Bay Area schools this morning.