Brandon Crawford as well as Gerrit Cole, baseball star brothers-in-law, have faced off before. They have actually additionally shown up on the exact same All-Star team. However with Crawford’s renewal this period in San Francisco and also Cole’s All-Star nod with the Yankees, the duo has an additional shot at a special family memory: squaring off in the summer classic.
OK, it probably won’t take place. Crawford likely will not get greater than one at-bat as well as Cole a solitary inning on the pile. This is an event, nevertheless.
But that hasn’t quit them from transforming All-Star weekend break into a Crawford-Cole family trip, according to Gerrit, who married Brandon’s sis, Amy, in 2015.
” It’s an unique ready us. We’re truly honored to be able to do this,” Cole claimed Monday in a meeting with MLB Network Radio. “Brandon as well as I try to make this a family members occasion each time we come.”
Gerrit as well as Amy’s first youngster, Caden, was birthed last June. Brandon as well as his wife, Jalynne, have 2 sons as well as 2 little girls.
” We just type of get the children with each other in the hotel room and also let them cut loose,” Cole claimed in the interview. “We do not reach see them as much any longer throughout the summer season since currently I’m on the East Shore and also in the American Organization. It’s probably the only time I get to see my nieces as well as nephews up until the season is over, so I just try to make the most of that and also make it a household point.”
A few of Crawford’s children were discovered hanging with Uncle Gerrit and his friend, Aaron Court, during the Home Run Derby on Monday.
Gerrit Cole as well as Aaron Judge with Gerrit’s niece and also nephews, Brandon Crawford
‘s kids. pic.twitter.com/5tIzHc1Ley– Lindsey Adler (@lindseyadler) July 13, 2021
When Cole faced analysis for an outburst on the pile in a springtime training video game this year, Crawford concerned his defense.
” I don’t constantly safeguard bottles, however when I do, it(‘s) my bro in law,” Crawford created on Twitter.
I don’t constantly safeguard pitchers, but when I do, it my bro in regulation.
— Brandon Crawford (@bcraw35) March 11, 2021
The brothers-in-law had a chance to face each other in the 2018 All-Star Video Game, however Cole really did not make an appearance.
The two were colleagues on the National League Dream team in 2015.
In the regular season, Crawford has actually encountered Cole 20 times with six hits to show for it (a. 300 average). Cole has actually struck him out 5 times.
In their last meeting, May 22, 2018, Crawford singled off Cole in his first at-bat, after that took him deep into the left-field seats. But the Astros completed with the edge, an 11-2 win that evening.