(Waldorf, MD) The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs have added some familiar faces to the 2024 roster. Right-handed pitcher Ian Kahaloa and catcher Isaias Quiroz will be coming back for their second seasons.
Ian Kahaloa was the Blue Crabs' most effective starting pitcher in 2023. Ian led the team in wins, innings pitched, and strikeouts. Kahaloa comes from Ewa Beach, Hawaii and was drafted in the 5th round of the 2015 MLB Draft by the Cincinatti Reds. During the 2023 season, Kahaloa reached double digit wins while recording 143 strikeouts in 151.1 innings.
Catcher Isaias Quiroz joined the Blue Crabs a quarter of the way through the 2023 season. Although he missed the first part of the season, Isaias still tied for the team home run crown with 17. Quiroz was drafted in the 20th round of the 2014 MLB Draft by the Texas Rangers. Isaias, who took over every day catching duties during the middle parts of last season, hails from Bergenfield, New Jersey.
About the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs
The Blue Crabs play in the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball, MLB’s Premiere Partner League. The Blue Crabs are set to kick off their 16th season of baseball at Regency Furniture Stadium in Waldorf, Maryland. For more information on the Blue Crabs, please call 301-638-9788 or visit http://www.somdbluecrabs.com for more information. For media requests, contact Jacob Dunaway at 301-638-9788 ext. 204 or at [email protected]
About the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB)
Celebrating its 25th Anniversary season in 2023, the Atlantic League is Major League Baseball’s first Professional Partner League, a player gateway to the major leagues, and a leader in baseball innovation. ALPB has sent over 1,200 players to MLB organizations while drawing more than 45 million fans to its family-friendly ballparks throughout its 25-year history. Please visit www.AtlanticLeague.com