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San Francisco Giants Best Defensive Plays of 2016

Aug 15, 2016; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford (35) dives for a ground ball single hit by Pittsburgh Pirates first baseman David Freese (not pictured) at AT&T Park the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the San Francisco Giants 8 to 5. Mandatory Credit: Neville E. Guard-USA TODAY Sports
Aug 15, 2016; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford (35) dives for a ground ball single hit by Pittsburgh Pirates first baseman David Freese (not pictured) at AT&T Park the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the San Francisco Giants 8 to 5. Mandatory Credit: Neville E. Guard-USA TODAY Sports
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8. Buster Posey Throw ‘Em Out, Crawford Throw ‘Em Out (Just in Case)

Especially with instant replay now, it makes sense that Brandon Crawford would throw home even if the umpire called the third out at second. That type of head’s up defense is what makes Crawford truly stand out.

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