STATEN ISLAND – With the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs 12-3 win over the Staten Island FerryHawks on Thursday night, the Crabs took the crown as 2022 Atlantic League North Division First Half Champions.
Naturally, Daryl Thompson got the ball for Southern Maryland, and he tossed a complete game to propel the Blue Crabs to the clinch.
It’s Southern Maryland’s second consecutive Atlantic League North Division Championship in a half, dating back to the Second Half of 2021. Southern Maryland is currently 42-14, on pace for the best winning percentage in a half in the Atlantic League’s 24-year history.
Following the conclusion of the 2022 season, Southern Maryland will head to the Postseason for the eighth time in their 14-year franchise history, and their second consecutive season.
About the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs
The Blue Crabs play in the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball, MLB’s premier Partner League. The Blue Crabs call Regency Furniture Stadium home in Waldorf, Maryland. For more information on the Blue Crabs, please call 301-638-9788 or visit http://www.somdbluecrabs.com. For media requests, contact Andrew Bandstra, 301-678-1124.
About the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB)
The Atlantic League is the first Partner League of Major League Baseball, a player gateway to the major leagues, and a leader in baseball innovation. ALPB has sent over 1,000 players to MLB organizations while drawing 42 million fans to its family friendly ballparks over its 24-year history. Please visit www.AtlanticLeague.com