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Crawford 1st with 7 hits since '75, Giants win in 14 innings

Brandon Crawford was a big hit Monday night. Seven of them, to be exact.

Crawford became the first major leaguer in 41 years to get seven hits in a game, finally putting the San Francisco Giants ahead to stay with an RBI single in the 14th inning of an 8-7 victory over the Miami Marlins.

"A great performance," said Giants bench coach Ron Wotus, who filled in as manager after Bruce Bochy was hospitalized with an illness.

"Bochy picked a heck of a day to take off."

The previous player to get seven hits in a game was Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Rennie Stennett on Sept. 16, 1975, at the Chicago Cubs. He did it in nine innings, the only big...

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