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SAN DIEGO—When Callix Crabbe reported to spring training, the only thing fans knew about him was that he had an interesting name. By the time spring training was over, they had learned the 5-foot-7 bundle of energy could play the game. The Padres took Crabbe from the Brewers in the major league Rule 5 draft in December, so it was an all-or-nothing deal when he got to camp. And he knew it.

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