In his eight seasons with the Giants, Brandon Crawford has felt a lot of love from the dozens of pitchers who have known that serving up a groundball to shortstop is a good way to go.

This year, fans across the country caught up and elected Crawford in a landslide to his first National League All-Star starting gig.

Joining him at Nationals Park in Washington on July 17 will be catcher Buster Posey, who lost a tight race to the Cubs’ Willson Contreras in fan voting but became a six-time All-Star when he won the player balloting.

A third Giant, first baseman Brandon Belt, could join Posey and Crawford if he wins the last-chance ballot on MLB. …continue reading here…