Former UCLA infielder Brandon Crawford wins third straight Gold Glove

UCLA has produced some high-quality talent on the diamond over the years. One of its best has earned another prestigious MLB award.

San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford won his third Gold Glove award on Tuesday, Major League Baseball announced.

Crawford also won the Gold Glove award in 2015 and 2016 for his play at shortstop for the Giants. Crawford posted a fielding percentage of .982 this season, his second-best performance in the category in his career, edged by his .983 last season. For his career, he owns a fielding percentage of .976. Crawford turned 85 double-plays, assisted on 374 outs, logged 221 putouts and made just 11 errors in 1,201 innings this season. His Giants team finished 64-98 in 2017.

Crawford played at UCLA from 2006-2008.

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