News Release, Southern Maryland Blue Crabs

(Waldorf, MD., Feb. 1, 2019)– The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs have announced the signing of infielder Rian Kiniry for the 2019 season.

Kiniry enters his first season with the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs after spending the 2018 season with the Vallejo Admirals of the Pacific Association. Kiniry makes his way to Southern Maryland after a successful year with the Admirals, appearing at the plate 385 times in 80 games with 21 homeruns and 67 RBIs on the season with an .279 average.

The Florida native was drafted by the Los Angeles Angels in the 39th round of the 2006 Amateur Entry Draft and has batted a career .244 with 87 doubles, 21 triples, 30 home runs, 228 RBIs and 336 runs scored in 684 games.

“Rian is a solid offensive player and an even better infielder,” said Blue Crabs Manager Stan Cliburn. “We’re looking forward to having him join us in Southern Maryland this season.”

The team opens the 2019 season on May 3rd at home against the Lancaster Barnstormers. To save your seat at the ballpark for the upcoming season and other team news, visit or call 301-638-9788.

David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...