Results tagged ‘ Brandon and Brandon ’

Belt shares reviews of summer movies

Brandon Belt

Looking for a good summer blockbuster? Brandon Belt has weighed in with his latest round of movie reviews in his Brandon and Brandon MLB Pro Blog. See what film the Giants first basemen loved and which one he walked out of. If you aren’t already following the blog he shares with teammate Brandon Crawford, make sure you subscribe today, so you don’t miss a thing!

Giants’ Crawford on the human aspect of the game

Matt Duffy, Brandon Crawford

The Trade Deadline brings a lot of talk about how deals affect teams on the field. There’s another side to these moves, however, and Brandon Crawford talks about having close friend Matt Duffy traded away. In his latest Brandon and Brandon post, the Giants shortstop discusses the guys headed elsewhere and what new acquisition Eduardo Nunez brings to the team.

Belt thanks fans for Final Vote win

San Francisco Giants' Brandon Belt, center, is greeted in the dugout after scoring on a single by Angel Pagan during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday, June 24, 2016, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Thanks to those who cast their ballots in the Esurance All-Star Game 2016 Final Vote, Brandon Belt is headed to San Diego for the All-Star Game presented by MasterCard. The Giants first baseman took time to express gratitude in his MLB Pro Blog, Brandon and Brandon, to all those who voted him onto his first All-Star team. He tells the story of how he found out he was an All-Star and his family’s reaction to the news. Head over to his blog and congratulate Brandon!

Crawford talks Bumgarner, swinging on 3-0

San Francisco Giants' Brandon Crawford is met by teammates, including Hunter Pence, right, after hitting a solo home run against the San Diego Padres during the seventh inning of a baseball game Thursday, May 19, 2016, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

Brandon Crawford is 4-for-5 in his career when swinging on 3-0 pitches, having recently hit a home run in that situation. In a post to his Brandon and Brandon MLB Pro Blog, the Giants shortstop talks about his strategy when well ahead in the count, as well as his perspective on the benches clearing in that same series in San Diego. Drop by and leave him a comment!

Brandon Crawford sounds a musical note

Brandon Crawford

The streaking Giants are one of the hottest teams in baseball, and shortstop Brandon Crawford took advantage of an off day to update fans in his Brandon and Brandon MLB Pro Blog. The latest post deals mainly with music — what’s being played in the Giants clubhouse as well as a hilarious attempt at gamesmanship by an opposing club. Drop by and leave both Brandons a comment!

Denard Span’s Blog Takeover

San Francisco Giants' Denard Span, right, is created by teammates Gregor Blanco and Brandon Crawford after hitting a three-run home run off Milwaukee Brewers' Ariel Pena during the eighth inning of a baseball game Monday, April 4, 2016, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Tom Lynn)

The Giants’ Brandon Belt and Brandon Crawford have shared their Brandon and Brandon blog for over four years now. New teammate Denard Span recently took over the blog to discuss his adjustment to a different clubhouse and the Giants’ hot start to 2016. See what he had to say!

Crawford blogs about new contract, NYC trip

Rawlings - Alcides Escobar

It’s been quite a November already for Brandon Crawford. He and his wife hit the Big Apple for the Heart & Hustle Award dinner, then he received his first Rawlings Gold Glove. While all this was going on, the Giants and their shortstop finalized a new six-year deal. Read what Crawford has to say about it all in the most recent post to the MLB Pro Blog he shares with teammate Brandon Belt, Brandon and Brandon.

Discover: Three for Thursday

Scott Boras

1. GM Meetings. The eyes of the baseball world are on South Florida, with baseball front offices assembled and trade talk in the air. Brownie Points has quotes from Scott Boras about his client, Xander Bogaerts, and a possible early long-term deal with the Red Sox. Sports Hate Me put together a list of possible trade targets for the Nationals this offseason, while Bullpen, Baseball & Sock Talk looks at some potential free agent signings that could help the A’s. THE REAL CUBS FAN is allowing himself to dream this offseason with some recommended moves for the Cubs, and Cardinal Red Baseball discusses the Redbirds’ reported interest in free agent ace David Price.

2. Hot Stove support group. There are two sides to every trade, so what if your favorite player is on the trading block? Plouffe’s New Hairdo is facing that exact nightmare scenario with reports that namesake Trevor Plouffe is being shopped around by the Twins this winter. Meanwhile, halfgameback wants to help Reds fans cope with losing some of their favorite players this offseason as new Reds GM Dick Williams has said he is willing to listen to offers on all current players.

3. Awards Season debate. The hardware is being handed out, and with nearly every announcement comes debate. Giants Fan Carm was elated to see the fellow blogger Brandon Crawford beat out two-time winner Andrelton Simmons for the NL Gold Glove at shortstop. MLB.com Pirates beat writer Tom Singer wasn’t nearly as thrilled with BBWAA voters’ finalists for the NL MVP Award, taking to his Change for a Nickel blog to express his dismay over Andrew McCutchen not making the cut. Have your say by voting in the Esurance MLB Awards over at MLB.com/awards!

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Discover: Three for Thursday

Brandon Crawford

1. Brandon Crawford on sitting out. The player The Armchair All-Americans calls “the National League’s best shortstop” is forced to be a spectator right now due to tight oblique muscle. Prior to the Giants’ important win over the Wild Card rival Cubs (documented in a photo gallery posted by SF Giants Photos), Brandon Crawford talked about how he is itching to get back on the field in a post to his shared Brandon and Brandon MLB Pro Blog. (more…)

Discover: Monday Around the Horn

Mike Zunnino, Mark Teixeira

Mark Teixeira’s hot streak continued with a game-winning home run in the eighth inning on Sunday against the Mariners, but The Cutoff Man points out the Yankees’ first baseman wasn’t the only one in pinstripes who deserves credit for the victory. (more…)