Bochy more optimistic now that Crawford will return Monday, after indoor BP went well.
San Francisco Chronicle "What a great story. Manager Bruce Bochy lights a fire under Brandon Crawford by declaring the shortstop will sit against some left-handed pitchers. Crawford seethes. Every time he faces a lefty and the ball comes to the plate, he imagines the ball is Bochy's big head and attacks it with fury,..." April 14
San Francisco Chronicle "Shortstop Brandon Crawford is no dummy. He understands the benefits of hitting ahead of Pablo Sandoval rather than ahead of the pitcher. Manager Bruce Bochy said Monday that the former could happen in some games when second-place hitter Marco Scutaro is off. "I love hitting second," Crawford..." March 05
San Francisco Chronicle "Of all the compliments Brandon Crawford heard last year, this one struck the sweetest chord. "I'm prepared to say with confidence that Brandon Crawford is the best defensive shortstop in baseball. His combination of instincts, hands and arm strength separates him from the rest." Any Giant..." February 17