Callix Crabbe, 25, made his Major League debut and appeared in 21 games for the Padres this season, including six starts and nine pinch-hit appearances. He hit .176 (6-for-34) with a double, two RBI, four runs, four walks and a stolen base. Crabbe was selected by the Padres in the Major League portion of the 2007 Rule 5 draft from the Milwaukee Brewers. Over six minor league seasons in the Brewers organization (2002-07), he hit .277 (711-for-2571) with 123 doubles, 36 triples, 27 home runs, 262 RBI and 408 runs scored.
Padres purchase contract of Gonzalez
Edgar Gonzalez, 29, was invited to Major League Spring Training with San Diego before being reassigned to minor league camp on March 18. He hit .293 (24-for-82) with a double, four home runs, 12 RBI and 10 runs scored in 27 games for Triple-A Portland. With the Beavers, Gonzalez appeared in games at first base, second base, third base, left field, right field and designated hitter. Over parts of nine minor league seasons with the Tampa Bay Rays (2000-03), Texas Rangers (2004), Washington Nationals (2005), Florida Marlins (2006), St. Louis Cardinals (2007) and Padres (2008), he has a career .297 (901-for-3037) batting average with 206 doubles, 29 triples, 64 home runs, 419 RBI and 434 runs scored. Gonzalez is the older brother of Padres first baseman Adrian Gonzalez.
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