SI FerryHawks Trade for Righty Matt Soler, Catcher Kevin Krause

It was a busy day for the Staten Island FerryHawks of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) on the trade front, as they have come to an agreement with the American Assocation’s Milwaukee Milkmen for right-handed pitcher Matt Solter. Plus, the FerryHawks have come to terms with the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks of the same league for catcher Kevin Krause, today the team announced both transactions on Twitter.

Both Solter and Krause were traded to the FerryHawks for players to be named later.

SI FerryHawks add pitcher Matt Solter and catcher Kevin Krause through separate trades with American Assocation clubs.

Born on Staten Island, Krause, 29, slashed .341/.392/.551 with 13 home runs and 55 RBI in 305 at-bats in 77 games for Fargo-Morehead last season.

He also played college ball at Stony Brook University, in Long Island, N.Y. Plus, Krause, who was a student-athlete at Tottenville High School, is a three-time Staten Island Advance All-Star, given to the top HS players in the borough.

Solter, 28, posted a 3-8 record 4.74 ERA with 94 punchouts in 93.0 innings of work in 16 contests in the 2021 campaign. Additionally, he played college ball at Furman University, in Greenville, S.C.

— Jerry Del Priore


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