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• Shortstop Brandon Crawford's absence from Friday night's starting lineup was a bit of a surprise, given that he's on an eight-game hitting streak and provides stellar defene.

But apparently, there's nothing for Giants fans to worry about. Bochy said he told Crawford a couple days ago that he'd be getting the night off on Friday.

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• Shortstop Brandon Crawford's absence from Friday night's starting lineup was a bit of a surprise, given that he's on an eight-game hitting streak and provides stellar defene.

But apparently, there's nothing for Giants fans to worry about. Bochy said he told Crawford a couple days ago that he'd be getting the night off on Friday.

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"Just getting a day," Bochy said.

• The Giants Community Fund is raffling off the chance to hang out with Pablo Sandoval for a day, with proceeds benefitting the Pablo Sandoval Family Foundation, the Giants Community Fund and Celebrities for Charity Foundation.

Raffle tickets are $2 and the winner will have the opportunity to have lunch with Sandoval, watch Giants batting practice from the edge of the field at AT&T Park, stay for the Giants vs. Dodgers game on July 25 and go home with an autographed bat and ball.

Ryan Hood is an associate reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @ryanhood19.

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