Austin joins the Bluefish for his Atlantic League debut during his sixth season of professional baseball. He last played in 2011, splitting time between Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and Double-A Trenton of the New York Yankees organization. In 134 combined games, the outfielder batted .251 with 20 doubles, 72 runs scored, and 28 stolen bases, while being named a Minor League Baseball Rawlings Gold Glove Award winner.
The 27-year-old has spent his entire minor league career with the Yankees organization after being selected by them in the ninth round of the 2007 amateur draft. In 575 career games, Krum owns a .249 batting average with 93 doubles, 330 runs scored, 85 stolen bases, and a .339 on-base-percentage.