San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford is so determined to break out of a slump, that he’s currently investigating alternative approaches to his at bats … literally.

That’s all well. And good. And fun, too. However, the real question is: To which slump does Brandon Crawford refer?

Is it his slump over the last week, which has seen him collect outs in more than 87% of his plate appearances while sporting an ugly, even for a glove first shortstop, .110 wOBA and -41 wRC+?

Or is it his slump over the last two weeks, which has seen him collect outs in more than 78% of his plate appearances while sporting an ugly, even for a glove first shortstop, .228 wOBA and 39 wRC+?

Or is it his slump over the last 30 days, which has seen him collect outs in more than 74% of his plate appearances while sporting an ugly, even for a glove first shortstop, .235 wOBA and 44 wRC+?

Or is it this season’s slump, which has seen him collect outs in more than 72% of his plate appearances while sporting an ugly, even for a glove first shortstop, .253 wOBA and 56 wRC+?

Or is it his career’s slump, which has seen him collect outs in more than 71% of his plate appearances while sporting an ugly, even for a glove first shortstop, .256 wOBA and 58 wRC+?

I’m not really certain why Crawford would consider walk up music like Call Me Maybe when far more apt songs like Hit That by Offspring or Gimme The Base by Carlos Jean are presumably available. I’m also not really certain what type of return the Giants can anticipate with a walk up song switch.

My own personal advice to the San Francisco Giants for improving the offensive contribution from the shortstop position would be to trade for Yunel Escobar already.