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 a trade agreement with the American Assocation’s Milwaukee Milkmen for right-handed pitcher Matt Solter. Plus, the FerryHawks have come to trade 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 will be traded for players to be named later.
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 the Milkmen 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