PHOTOS: A glimpse of the FerryHawks’ spring training at CSI
STATEN ISLAND, NY — With their inaugural season just days away, the Staten Island FerryHawks took just under 40 players to spring training at the College of Staten Island last week.
Familiar faces include Ben Ruta, Joe Impeduglia and Kevin Krause as well as the sons of major leaguers Kacy Clemens (Roger Clemens) and Brantley Bell (Jay Bell) as well as revolutionary Kelsie Whitmore, who is aiming to become the first woman ever to play in the Atlantic League.
The FerryHawks coaching staff includes former Mets major leaguers, pitching coach Nelson Figueroa and manager Edgardo Alfonzo.
The new team opens its road season Thursday in Charleston at 6:35 p.m. The FerryHawks open at home on May 3. For tickets, visit here or go to https://www.ticketreturn.com/prod2/Team.asp?SponsorID=15805#.Yl3p1_fMK3x.