Found June 19, 2013 on Two Guys, a Glove and a Coke Bottle:
Brandon Crawford is out of the Giants’ lineup Wednesday after spraining his right index and middle fingers in the fourth inning of Tuesday’s game against San Diego. The shortstop was injured while sliding into second base, and was called out to add insult to injury. Joaquin Arias slid over from third and Nick Noonan entered the game, batting in Crawford’s No. 6 spot. Noonan reached base twice in a game the Giants went on to win 5-4. Bruce Bochy is optimistic Crawford can go Thursday, when the Giants start a four-game set against the Marlins, but the Chronicle’s Henry Schulman says it’s going to be a day-to-day kind of deal. Crawford will pick up a bat and glove every day and give his manager the go-ahead when he feels he can play. The Giants have had terrible luck with fingers this season, with Crawford the third Giants to miss time because of an injured digit. Ryan Vogelsong and Marco Scutaro both suffered finger injuries when they were struck with pitches. Scutaro missed just a w...

Brandon Crawford’s baby daughter sitting in his locker is too darn adorable (pic)

San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford sprained his middle and index fingers on his right hand after jamming them into the bag while sliding into second base during a steal attempt on Tuesday. And while Crawford exited that game, he did serve as a pinch runner in the Giants’ 4-2 win over the San Diego [...]The post Brandon Crawford’s baby daughter sitting in his locker...

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