PATRIOTS FOIL BLUE CRAB DEBUT FOR FORNATARO

 

PATRIOTS FOIL BLUE CRAB DEBUT FOR FORNATARO

Blue Crabs Drop Game Two of Doubleheader

(Bridgewater, NJ., Jul. 26, 2017) – The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (8-11) lost game two the day-night doubleheader against the Somerset Patriots (10-8) 7-3, with Eric Fornataro struggling in his debut for Southern Maryland.

The Blue Crabs fell behind early, with the Patriots putting up a run in the bottom of the first. In his team debut for Southern Maryland, Fornataro walked the first two batters he faced. A single from Justin Pacchioli loaded the bases, setting up Yovan Gonzalez for a sacrifice fly to right field. Alfredo Rodriguez came across from third, opening the scoring in the matchup.

Southern Maryland rallied back in the second, putting up a pair of runs in the inning. Patrick Palmeiro started the rally with a one-out double, advancing to third on a Ryan Wiggins single. After a second out was recorded, Fornataro, batting for himself in the game, came through with a single to tie the game. Edwin Garcia followed with another single, scoring Wiggins to put the Blue Crabs ahead 2-1.

The Patriots responded quickly, stringing together three hits in the bottom half of the inning. Tom Marcinczyk started with a single, moving to scoring position on a Scott Kelly single. Rodriguez was next, singling to right field, allowing Marcinczyk to score from second, tying the game at 2-2.

After a scoreless third inning, Fornataro ran into trouble in the bottom of the fourth. The right-hander picked up two quick outs, before Kelly reached on a single. A walk to Rodriguez followed, before a double from Justin Trapp plated both runners, giving Somerset the lead back. An error at first allowed Trapp to score, putting Pacchioli back on the bases as well. Pacchioli stole second, scoring easily on the Kyle Roller double that followed, extending the Patriots lead to 6-2.

The Blue Crabs attempted to mount a comeback in the sixth, loading the bases in the inning. Zach Cone led-off with a walk, with Luis Alen reaching on an error. After a strikeout and a fielder’s choice put two outs on the board, Brian Bistagne drew a walk to fill the bases. Rob Carson, the reliever that took over for Fornataro, was up next, striking out in his first at-bat of the season.

The threat was the last the Blue Crabs would get off the Somerset starter, Will Oliver (4-2). Oliver went seven innings, allowing just five hits while picking up nine strikeouts, before turning the four-run advantage over to his bullpen. Justin Wright came on in relief, giving up back-to-back singles to start the eighth. Palmeiro came through with a sacrifice fly, scoring Cone, and cutting the lead to 6-3.

The Patriots added another run in the bottom of the eighth, on a Pacchioli single to score Kelly. They turned their 7-3 advantage over to Ronnie Shaban in the top of the ninth. Shaban worked a 1-2-3 inning, locking down the third straight win for Somerset over the Blue Crabs.

The Blue Crabs return to Thursday, July 27th for the series finale against the Patriots. Southern Maryland will send RHP Brian Grening (7-4, 3.03) to the mound, looking to salvage a game in the series. He will matchup with Somerset’s RHP Lucas Irvine (7-2, 3.84), who was defeated by Southern Maryland back on June 29th.  First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 P.M on Thursday at TD Bank Ballpark.

For more information on the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs, or to reserve your seat today for any of the Blue Crabs upcoming home games, please visit our website at somdbluecrabs.com or call us at 301-638-9788.

About the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs: The Blue Crabs play 140 regular season games in the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball Clubs. The Blue Crabs play at Regency Furniture Stadium in Waldorf, Maryland with affordable family fun. The franchise will open its 10th anniversary season on Thursday April 20, 2017. Please call 301-638-9788 or visit http://www.somdbluecrabs.com for more information and to reserve your seat at the ballpark today!

About the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB): The Atlantic League has been a leader in professional baseball and a gateway to Major League Baseball since 1998. Over 37 million fans have attended Atlantic League games and more than 800 players and 50 managers and coaches have joined MLB organizations directly from the ALPB. The Atlantic League emphasizes winning baseball games, showcasing the talent of top-caliber players and offering affordable family entertainment to metropolitan markets serving nearly 15% of the US population.

For more information, please visit www.AtlanticLeague.com

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BLUE CRABS DROP COME UP SHORT IN EXTRA INNINGS

 

BLUE CRABS DROP COME UP SHORT IN EXTRA INNINGS

Patriots Walk-Off Winners for Second Consecutive Game

(Bridgewater, NJ., Jul. 26, 2017) – The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (8-10) dropped game one of two seven-inning game against the Somerset Patriots (9-8) 1-0, on a walk-off single in extra innings, the second consecutive walk-off win for the Patriots.

David Russo got the start for the Blue Crabs, just his second of the season. The southpaw ran into some trouble with command in the second, walking back-to-back batters with one out in the inning. A groundout put both runners in scoring position, before Russo forced a flyout to strand the pair.

Mike Antonini on the other side was strong in his debut for the Patriots. He retired the first 10 batters he faced, before finally allowing a single to Edwin Garcia in the fourth inning. Antonini was removed from the game after the hit, finishing with 3.1 innings pitched, and allowing just one hit while striking out four batters.

Russo continued to dominate for the Blue Crabs on the hill, allowing just one hit through 4.2 innings. He was lifted in favor of Sam Runion, who came in and stranded an inherited runner at second. Runion worked a scoreless bottom of the sixth, taking the game to the seventh still scoreless.

The Blue Crabs went down 1-2-3, bringing up Somerset with a chance to win the game. Cody Hebner picked up two quick outs, before a pair of walks put the winning run on second. Hebner picked up a strikeout of Aharon Eggleston to finish the inning, sending the game into extras.

Southern Maryland went down in order once again, sending the top of the Patriots lineup to the plate in the bottom of the eighth. Justin Pacchioli singled with one out off Craig Stem (2-2), stealing second during the next at-bat. Stem then issued a walk to Adam Donachie, before a single from Kyle Roller scored Pacchioli from second, finalizing a 1-0 Somerset victory. The walk-off win was the second in a row for the Patriots, who won yesterday’s matchup in similar fashion.

The Blue Crabs return to action later today for game two of the doubleheader against the Patriots. Southern Maryland will send RHP Eric Fornataro, who was acquired in a trade earlier this week, to the mound to make his team debut. He will matchup with Somerset’s RHP Will Oliver (3-2, 5.36), facing the Blue Crabs for the first time this season.  First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 P.M at TD Bank Ballpark.

For more information on the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs, or to reserve your seat today for any of the Blue Crabs upcoming home games, please visit our website at somdbluecrabs.com or call us at 301-638-9788.

About the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs: The Blue Crabs play 140 regular season games in the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball Clubs. The Blue Crabs play at Regency Furniture Stadium in Waldorf, Maryland with affordable family fun. The franchise will open its 10th anniversary season on Thursday April 20, 2017. Please call 301-638-9788 or visit http://www.somdbluecrabs.com for more information and to reserve your seat at the ballpark today!

About the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB): The Atlantic League has been a leader in professional baseball and a gateway to Major League Baseball since 1998. Over 37 million fans have attended Atlantic League games and more than 800 players and 50 managers and coaches have joined MLB organizations directly from the ALPB. The Atlantic League emphasizes winning baseball games, showcasing the talent of top-caliber players and offering affordable family entertainment to metropolitan markets serving nearly 15% of the US population.

For more information, please visit www.AtlanticLeague.com

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BLUE CRABS FALL TO NINTH INNING RALLY

BLUE CRABS FALL TO NINTH INNING RALLY

Patriots Win Opener on Walk-Off Single

(Bridgewater, NJ., Jul. 25, 2017) – The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (8-9) dropped the series opener against the Somerset Patriots (8-8) 3-2, on a walk-off single in the ninth from Scott Kelly.

The two starters went toe-to-toe through the first two innings, before Efrain Nieves (1-3) finally tripped up in the third. The Patriots starter struck out the first two batters in the inning, before Kalaika Kahoohalahala reached on a single. Zach Cone followed with a double, scoring Kahoohalahala from first, putting the Blue Crabs ahead 1-0.

Drew Hayes (6-4) had the Patriots number all night on the mound. The right-hander allowed just two baserunners to reach after the second inning, retiring 11 straight batters before being lifted from the game.

L.J. Hoes led off the seventh inning with a double, before with one out in the inning, the tarp was put on the field and the game entered a rain delay. After over 30 minutes of delay, the teams returned to the field to resume action. Luis Alen immediately singled to center field, scoring Hoes for an insurance run.

After a scoreless eighth inning, the Blue Crabs turned the bottom of the ninth over to All-Star closer Cody Eppley. Justin Pacchioli reached on an error at third to start the inning, before Eppley picked up a strikeout. Kyle Roller singled to advance the runner to second, and bring the winning run to the plate in Mark Minicozzi. Minicozzi also reached on an error, this time at shortstop, loading the bases with one out. Eppley then walked Carlos Guzman, and hit Zach Racusin, tying the game at 2-2. Scott Kelly followed with a single to score a pinch-runner from third, capping the rally and walking-off the victory for Somerset.

The Blue Crabs return to action Wednesday, July 25th, for a doubleheader in the four-game series against the Patriots. First pitch in game one is scheduled for 11:05 A.M., with the second game coming at 7:05 P.M.

For more information on the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs, or to reserve your seat today for any of the Blue Crabs upcoming home games, please visit our website at somdbluecrabs.com or call us at 301-638-9788.

About the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs: The Blue Crabs play 140 regular season games in the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball Clubs. The Blue Crabs play at Regency Furniture Stadium in Waldorf, Maryland with affordable family fun. The franchise will open its 10th anniversary season on Thursday April 20, 2017. Please call 301-638-9788 or visit http://www.somdbluecrabs.com for more information and to reserve your seat at the ballpark today!

About the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB): The Atlantic League has been a leader in professional baseball and a gateway to Major League Baseball since 1998. Over 37 million fans have attended Atlantic League games and more than 800 players and 50 managers and coaches have joined MLB organizations directly from the ALPB. The Atlantic League emphasizes winning baseball games, showcasing the talent of top-caliber players and offering affordable family entertainment to metropolitan markets serving nearly 15% of the US population.

For more information, please visit www.AtlanticLeague.com

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BLUE CRABS RALLY LATE TO SPLIT THE SERIES

BLUE CRABS RALLY LATE TO SPLIT THE SERIES

Blue Crabs Score Six in Ninth to Win Finale

(Bridgeport, CT., Jul. 23, 2017) – The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (8-8) were victorious in the series finale against the Bridgeport Bluefish (10-7) 9-4, rallying in the ninth to win the game.

Southern Maryland fell behind early in the matchup, as they looked to win the game and finish the series with a split. Gaby Hernandez allowed a lead-off single to D’Arby Myers, who stole second and advanced to third on a flyball. Myers came in from third on a groundout from Jose Cuevas, opening the scoring on the afternoon.

The Blue Crabs were able to respond with a run of their own in the third on a solo homerun from Edwin Garcia. Both teams were scoreless for the next two innings, before the Blue Crabs added two more runs, taking their first lead of the day off Mike Aquilino. Garcia walked to start the inning, advancing to scoring position on a one-out single from Michael Snyder. Cory Vaughn followed with a single, scoring Garcia from second to take the lead. After a walk to L.J. Hoes, Aquilino was lifted from the game with the bases loaded and one out. Frank Dejiulio Jr. took over, immediately allowing a sacrifice fly, scoring Snyder and putting the Blue Crabs ahead 3-1.

Hernandez continued strong on the mound, allowing just four hits through his first seven innings of work. He finally ran into trouble in the eighth, sacrificing the lead in the inning. Sean Burroughs started the inning with a single, before an error at third put two men aboard. Two batters later, a hit-by-pitch loaded the bases with one out in the inning. A strikeout picked up out number two, before Hernandez walked Daniel Fields, cutting the lead to just one run. Jose Gil followed with a bases-loaded single, scoring two runs and putting Bridgeport ahead 4-3. Zack Thornton (1-1) was then brought in from the bullpen, picking Fields off of second to finally end the inning.

The Bluefish turned their new one-run advantage to their closer Elvin Ramirez. Ramirez picked up two quick outs, before everything fell apart in the inning for Bridgeport. A single from Zach Cone started the rally, before Garcia doubled him in, tying the game. Zach Wilson followed with a single, scoring Garcia to retake the lead. Two more singles came next, scoring Wilson for an insurance run. After L.J. Hoes was hit by a pitch to load the bases, an error in right field emptied promptly emptied the bases, scoring all three runners to take a 9-4 advantage to the bottom of the ninth.

Cody Eppley came on to shut down the game, working a quick 1-2-3 inning for Southern Maryland. The 9-4 win ended a two-game skid for the Blue Crabs, and secured a split in the four-game road series.

The Blue Crabs return to action Tuesday, July 25th, for the series opener of the four-game series against the Somerset Patriots. The Blue Crabs will head to TD Bank Ballpark to face the First-Half Liberty Division Champions. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 P.M. on Tuesday.

For more information on the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs, or to reserve your seat today for any of the Blue Crabs upcoming home games, please visit our website at somdbluecrabs.com or call us at 301-638-9788.

About the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs: The Blue Crabs play 140 regular season games in the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball Clubs. The Blue Crabs play at Regency Furniture Stadium in Waldorf, Maryland with affordable family fun. The franchise will open its 10th anniversary season on Thursday April 20, 2017. Please call 301-638-9788 or visit http://www.somdbluecrabs.com for more information and to reserve your seat at the ballpark today!

About the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB): The Atlantic League has been a leader in professional baseball and a gateway to Major League Baseball since 1998. Over 37 million fans have attended Atlantic League games and more than 800 players and 50 managers and coaches have joined MLB organizations directly from the ALPB. The Atlantic League emphasizes winning baseball games, showcasing the talent of top-caliber players and offering affordable family entertainment to metropolitan markets serving nearly 15% of the US population.

For more information, please visit www.AtlanticLeague.com

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BIG INNING COSTS BLUE CRABS GAME THREE

 

BIG INNING COSTS BLUE CRABS GAME THREE

Six-Run Third Inning Enough for Bluefish

(Bridgeport, CT., Jul. 22, 2017) – The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (7-8) dropped game three against the Bridgeport Bluefish (10-6) 6-3, with a six-run third inning doing the damage.

Southern Maryland grabbed the lead immediately, putting up a run in the top of the first. Zach Cone led the game off with a double, with Edwin Garcia reaching base behind him as well. Zach Wilson followed with a single, with Cone coming around from second to open the scoring.

After sitting down the first six batters he faced, Daryl Thompson (5-5) found trouble in the bottom of the third. The first three batters reached base to start the inning, loading the bases with nobody out. D’Arby Myers came through with a ground-rule double, putting Bridgeport ahead. Two more singles followed, scoring Angel Rosa and Myers, before an out was finally recorded on a fielder’s choice from Daniel Fields. However, the out did allow another run to cross the plate, opening the Bluefish lead even more. The big inning was over yet though, as another ground-rule double and a single allowed Fields to score, putting the Bluefish ahead 6-1.

Charles Brewer (6-3) cruised through the next few innings, before the Blue Crabs threatened in the fifth. Patrick Palmeiro led-off with a ground-rule double, advancing to third on a Cone single with one out. Garcia followed with a single of his own, scoring Palmeiro to cut the led to 6-2. After another out was recorded, Michael Snyder drew a walk, loading the bases and bringing the tying run to the plate. Cory Vaughn took the first pitch to get ahead in the count, before flying out to center field, ending the threat in the inning.

Pitching took over the game from there, as the Blue Crabs offense was unable to get anything going in the next couple of innings. Brewer allowed just two hits in his final two innings, leaving after the seventh with a four-run lead. After a scoreless eighth from both sides, the Bluefish sent Manny Delcarmen in to shut the door.

Delcarmen struggled in the inning however, giving up a lead-off single to Palmeiro, who advanced to second on a wild pitch. He scored the next play on a Brian Bistagne single, giving the Blue Crabs life in the game. Cone’s third hit of the game brought the tying run to the plate, in the form of Garcia. Garcia battled in a six-pitch at-bat, before rolling into a double play. Wilson then flew out to center, ending the game with a 6-3 Bridgeport win.

The Blue Crabs return to action Sunday, July 23rd, for the finale of the four-game series against the Bluefish. Southern Maryland will send RHP Gaby Hernandez (7-1, 2.82) to the mound, trying to split the series. He will matchup with Bridgeport’s RHP Mike Aquilino (0-0, 1.80), making just his second start of the season. First pitch is scheduled for 1:12 P.M. on Sunday at The Ballpark at Harbor Yard.

For more information on the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs, or to reserve your seat today for any of the Blue Crabs upcoming home games, please visit our website at somdbluecrabs.com or call us at 301-638-9788.

About the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs: The Blue Crabs play 140 regular season games in the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball Clubs. The Blue Crabs play at Regency Furniture Stadium in Waldorf, Maryland with affordable family fun. The franchise will open its 10th anniversary season on Thursday April 20, 2017. Please call 301-638-9788 or visit http://www.somdbluecrabs.com for more information and to reserve your seat at the ballpark today!

About the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB): The Atlantic League has been a leader in professional baseball and a gateway to Major League Baseball since 1998. Over 37 million fans have attended Atlantic League games and more than 800 players and 50 managers and coaches have joined MLB organizations directly from the ALPB. The Atlantic League emphasizes winning baseball games, showcasing the talent of top-caliber players and offering affordable family entertainment to metropolitan markets serving nearly 15% of the US population.

For more information, please visit www.AtlanticLeague.com

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EARLY OFFENSE ENOUGH TO DROP BLUE CRABS

 

EARLY OFFENSE ENOUGH TO DROP BLUE CRABS

Bluefish Even Series Behind 4-2 Victory

(Bridgeport, CT., Jul. 21, 2017) – The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (7-7) fell in game two against the Bridgeport Bluefish (9-6) 4-2, with Bridgeport never relinquishing their early lead.

Southern Maryland fell behind early, with Bridgeport putting up two runs in the bottom of the first. Brian Grening (7-4), picked up the first two outs, before running into trouble after a single from Jose Cuevas. A double from Daniel Fields allowed Cuevas top score from first, opening the scoring in the game. Fields scored on a single from Jose Gil, putting the Bluefish ahead 2-0.

The Bluefish added two more in the second inning, behind a costly error in left field. Back-to-back singles put men aboard with one out, before a D’Arby Myers single allowed Tony Abreu to score. The hit also led to an error in left field, putting two runners in scoring position still with just one out. Luis Hernandez followed with a sacrifice fly, allowing Angel Rosa to come across and move the lead to 4-0.

The Blue Crabs began the road back in the top of the third, putting up a run off Reinier Roibal. Kalaika Kahoohalahala start the rally with a two-out single, coming around to score on a double from Zach Cone. Roibal forced a flyout from Edwin Garcia in the next at-bat, stranding Cone in scoring position.

The pitching took over for both teams, with neither able to create much offense in the next four innings. The Blue Crabs were finally able to make something happen in the eighth, attempting a late comeback in the game. Kahoohalahala got it started again, singling with one out. A walk from Garcia moved him to scoring position, setting up an RBI ground-rule double from L.J. Hoes. Manny Delcarmen was able to force a line drive out from Michael Snyder, narrowly escaping the inning with a 4-2 lead for the Bluefish.

Bridgeport then turned the ninth over to their new closer, Elvin Ramirez (S,1), replacing the recently signed David Carpenter. Ramirez allowed a lead-off walk, before forcing a double play and a groundout to second, finalizing the 4-2 win for Bridgeport.

The Blue Crabs return to action Saturday, July 22nd, for game three of the four-game series against the Bluefish. Southern Maryland will send RHP Daryl Thompson (5-4, 3.80) to the mound, looking to take back the series lead. He will matchup with Bridgeport’s RHP Charles Brewer (5-3, 4.66), making his third start of the season against the Blue Crabs. First pitch is scheduled for 6:12 P.M. on Saturday at The Ballpark at Harbor Yard.

For more information on the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs, or to reserve your seat today for any of the Blue Crabs upcoming home games, please visit our website at somdbluecrabs.com or call us at 301-638-9788.

About the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs: The Blue Crabs play 140 regular season games in the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball Clubs. The Blue Crabs play at Regency Furniture Stadium in Waldorf, Maryland with affordable family fun. The franchise will open its 10th anniversary season on Thursday April 20, 2017. Please call 301-638-9788 or visit http://www.somdbluecrabs.com for more information and to reserve your seat at the ballpark today!

About the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB): The Atlantic League has been a leader in professional baseball and a gateway to Major League Baseball since 1998. Over 37 million fans have attended Atlantic League games and more than 800 players and 50 managers and coaches have joined MLB organizations directly from the ALPB. The Atlantic League emphasizes winning baseball games, showcasing the talent of top-caliber players and offering affordable family entertainment to metropolitan markets serving nearly 15% of the US population.

For more information, please visit www.AtlanticLeague.com

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OFFENSIVE EXPLOSION POWERS BLUE CRABS OVER BRIDGEPORT

 

OFFENSIVE EXPLOSION POWERS BLUE CRABS OVER BRIDGEPORT

Palmeiro Homers Twice in Blue Crabs Win

(Bridgeport, CT., Jul. 20, 2017) – The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs (7-6) knocked off the Bridgeport Bluefish (8-6) 10-1, behind two homeruns from Patrick Palmeiro.

The Blue Crabs got the offense rolling early, putting up a run in the first inning off Rainy Lara (7-5). Back-to-back singles put two men aboard, with a Michael Snyder double scoring Edwin Garcia to start the night ahead 1-0.

Bridgeport appeared to be on the verge of a big inning in the second, loading the bases in the inning. Two singles started the rally, before a hit-by-pitch from Drew Hayes (5-3) loaded the bases with two outs. Hayes walked the next batter he faced, allowing Andrew Lambo to score tying the game. The right-hander picked up a strikeout of D’Arby Myers to end the inning, stranding the bases loaded to dance out of danger.

The Blue Crabs took the lead back in the fourth inning on a leadoff solo shot from Palmeiro. Two walks started the top of the fifth inning, before Palmeiro connected on a three-run homerun. His second homer of the game opened up a comfortable 5-1 lead for the Blue Crabs.

Hayes cruised through five innings of work, allowing just four hits to the Bluefish before being lifted with a four-run lead. The Blue Crabs loaded the bases again in the sixth inning with the help of a couple of walks from reliever Zac Grotz. Brian Bistagne came through with a bases loaded single, scoring L.J. Hoes to extend the lead to 6-1.

The offense wasn’t done yet, as Cory Vaughn jumped in on the slugfest in the seventh, crushing a three-run homerun of his own. Southern Maryland added yet another run in the eighth, as Zach Cone singled in Palmeiro, moving the lead to 10-1.

The Blue Crabs bullpen took over right where Hayes left off, with three relievers combining to allow just one hit over the final four frames. The Blue Crabs offense finished the night with 16 hits, just one shy of tying their season-high. The 10-run outburst was the first time the Blue Crabs had put up double-digit runs in a game since June 20th.

The Blue Crabs return to action Friday, July 21st, for game two of the four-game series against the Bluefish. Southern Maryland will send RHP Brian Grening (7-3, 2.95) to the mound, looking to string together back-to-back wins. He will matchup with Bridgeport’s RHP Reiner Roibal (0-0, 6.75), making his first start of the season for the Bluefish. First pitch is scheduled for 7:12 P.M. on Friday at The Ballpark at Harbor Yard.

For more information on the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs, or to reserve your seat today for any of the Blue Crabs upcoming home games, please visit our website at somdbluecrabs.com or call us at 301-638-9788.

About the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs: The Blue Crabs play 140 regular season games in the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball Clubs. The Blue Crabs play at Regency Furniture Stadium in Waldorf, Maryland with affordable family fun. The franchise will open its 10th anniversary season on Thursday April 20, 2017. Please call 301-638-9788 or visit http://www.somdbluecrabs.com for more information and to reserve your seat at the ballpark today!

About the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB): The Atlantic League has been a leader in professional baseball and a gateway to Major League Baseball since 1998. Over 37 million fans have attended Atlantic League games and more than 800 players and 50 managers and coaches have joined MLB organizations directly from the ALPB. The Atlantic League emphasizes winning baseball games, showcasing the talent of top-caliber players and offering affordable family entertainment to metropolitan markets serving nearly 15% of the US population.

For more information, please visit www.AtlanticLeague.com

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