Callix Crabbe

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Callix Crabbe
Callix Crabbe.jpg
Crabbe with the Padres in 2008
Second baseman
Born: (1983-02-14) February 14, 1983 (age 35)
Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
Batted: Switch Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 3, 2008, for the San Diego Padres
Last MLB appearance
May 8, 2008, for the San Diego Padres
MLB statistics
Batting average .176
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 2
Teams

Callix Sadeaq Crabbe (born February 14, 1983) is a former Major League Baseball second baseman.[1] He was selected during the 2007 Rule 5 Draft by the San Diego Padres from the Milwaukee Brewers, but was returned on May 16, 2008.

Minor league career

Crabbe began the 2002 season at the Milwaukee Brewers' rookie league affiliate, the Ogden Raptors. He advanced in 2003 to Single-A Beloit Snappers, in 2004 to High-A High Desert Mavericks, and in 2005 to Double-A Huntsville Stars, where he also played in 2006. In 2007, he was promoted to the Brewers' Triple-A affiliate, the Nashville Sounds. With Nashville, he led the team in games played (130), at-bats (457), hits (131), runs scored (84), triples (9), stolen bases (17), and walks (67). Following the season he was selected as the 17th pick (Major League Phase) in the Rule 5 Draft by the San Diego Padres.

Upon returning to Milwaukee's organization, Crabbe was assigned to Triple-A Nashville. He became a free agent after the 2008 season and signed a minor league contract with the Seattle Mariners. He last played for the New Hampshire Fisher Cats, the Double-A affiliate of the Blue Jays.[2]

Major league career

Crabbe played 21 games for the Padres in 2008. In 34 at-bats, he scored four runs on six hits and had two RBI. He had six strikeouts, walked four times, and compiled a .176 batting average. San Diego designated him for assignment on May 12, and was returned to the Brewers organization on May 16.[3]

Awards

In 2004, while playing for the High Desert Mavericks, he was named the best defensive second baseman in the California League.

In 2007, while playing for the Nashville Sounds, he was named the Applebee's "Home Team Hero Of The Year." The award is for "the player who exemplified the community spirit of the Nashville Sounds organization." Crabbe "made numerous community appearances at hospitals, youth clinics, sponsor events, and churches throughout the summer."[4]

References

  1. ^ http://www.gaslampball.com/2013/4/26/4269012/forgotten-friar-callix-crabbe
  2. ^ https://www.baseball-reference.com/minors/player.cgi?id=crabbe001cal
  3. ^ Callix Crabbe Stats, Bio, Photos, Highlights | MLB.com mlb.com 2 August 2009
  4. ^ Sounds, Applebee's Honor Community "Heroes". Nashville Sounds. 11 August 2007.

External links

  • Career statistics and player information from MLB, or ESPN, or Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube
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