Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Brandon Crawford 7 hits vs Marlins

Brandon Crawford of the San Francisco Giants had seven hits in an 8-7 14 inning victory over the Miami Marlins on August 8, 2016. For the game he was 7 for 8 with 2 RBI and one run scored while batting fifth and playing shortstop. The seven hits tied the National League record for a game last done by Rennie Stennett of the Pittsburgh Pirates on September 16, 1975 and originally accomplished by Wilbert Robinson of the Baltimore Orioles on June 10, 1892. This season he is hitting .278/.344/.439 with 10 HR, 70 RBI, 45 R, 4 SB in 109 games. Over six MLB seasons with the Giants he has hit .251/.318/.392 with 57 HR, 332 RBI, 282 R, 18 SB in 763 games. He was originally drafted by the Giants in the fourth round in 2008. Crawford turned 29 on January 21.

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