The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs announced on August 4th the promotion of James Frisbie to Manager after serving as the Pitching Coach. Frisbie joins the Blue Crabs after managing the Texas Air Hogs of the American Association in 2016.
The 44-year-old left-handed pitcher was signed by the Alexandria Aces in the Texas-California League in 1998. Frisbie was on staff with the Rio Grande Valley White Wings, the Jackson Senators of Central Baseball League and with the Chillicothe Paints in the Frontier League. In 2013, Frisbie was named the team manager for the Rockford Aviators and was the manager for the 2015 Frontier League All-Star game
The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs announced the appointment of Joe Walsh as Bench Coach on August 2, 2017. Walsh has severed as the Blue Crabs First Base Coach since the 2015 season. He has served in various roles in different organizations during his 20 year baseball career, including Bullpen Catcher for countless AA and AAA teams.
The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs announced on August 2nd the appointment of Zach Wilson as the hitting coach of the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs. Wilson has been a member of the Blue Crabs since 2015, playing a key role in the 2015 Freedom Divison Championship. Wilson represented the Blue Crabs in the 2017 Atlantic League All Star Game, earning both Home Run Derby Champion and Most Valuable Player honors.