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Field Resurfacing Completed Ahead of 2017 Season

Blue Crabs announce project in anticipation of 10th Anniversary


(Waldorf, Md.) – The Blue Crabs announced the completion of a playing surface makeover at Regency Furniture Stadium. The project is part of the buildup in anticipation of the 10th anniversary season. This is the first time the field has undergone such makeover in the Blue Crabs nine years as a part of the community.

The ten-day makeover was completed on Thursday, February 23rd by DeLea Sod Farms of Long Island, NY. The revamped playing surface will benefit players, improve drainage, and give it a fresh look for the fans. The company accomplished the same project in Long Island at Bethpage Ballpark in December 2016.

The field has been refurbished with fresh Kentucky Blue Grass. “This project was important to us going into our 10th season in Southern Maryland,” said Courtney Knichel, Blue Crabs General Manager. “We are excited to see the fresh green grass at Fan Fest and Opening Night.”

A full album of photos and progress reports can be viewed anytime on the Blue Crabs Facebook page.

The Blue Crabs open up the 2017 season on April 20th in Waldorf, MD versus the Long Island Ducks. For information regarding tickets and other team news, visit www.somdbluecrabs.com or call 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 tenth 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 36 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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