College Baseball Roundup: Week 10

By:Chris Rogers
College Round Up Week 10

Summer is approaching quickly, but it’s not yet time for Big Train Baseball - college ball is still in full swing.

College Round Up: Week 5

By:Chris Rogers

Spring is here, and the 2019 college baseball season is already a month old. Here’s the second edition of our college ball roundup, where we take a look at how former Big Train stars are faring in their college campaigns.


College Baseball Roundup: Week 1

By:Chris Rogers

College baseball is back, and after a wild opening weekend, former Big Train stars are making headlines around the country. Three alumni - Tanner Allen, Ken Waldichuk and Kevin Milam - earned conference or national honors, and Carson Taylor tied a Virginia Tech record in just his second collegiate game. Check it all out here: 


College Baseball Preview

By:Chris Rogers
2019 College Baseball Preview

Division I college baseball starts this weekend, and Big Train is well-represented in pre-season awards. Here's a rundown of the preseason honorees and other notable tidbits.


2018 Manager Awards

By:Paige Leckie
2018 Manager Awards


After members of the 2018 Bethesda Big Train departed from Shirley Povich Field as the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League co-champions, there were still awards to be handed out. Manager Sal Colangelo chose five players for this season’s awards: most valuable player, most-outstanding hitter, most-outstanding starting pitcher, most outstanding relief pitcher and most outstanding utility player. 

2018 Bethesda Big Train: record-breakers and champions

By:Paige Leckie
Summer 2018 Recap

The scene in the pavilion of Shirley Povich Field on July 30 was similar to that of June 1. Players returned the jerseys they picked up to start the season, hugged, reminded each other to stay in touch, took pictures and parted ways as strangers-turned friends.

Big Train drop game two, head to tiebreaker against Redbirds

By:Paige Leckie
LCS Final Game Two Recap

As A.J. Lee (Maryland) stepped into the batter’s box with two outs in the top of the ninth, the Big Train fan section went wild. The shortstop proceeded to drive a double down the third-base line into the left-field corner. The crowd only got louder.

Big Train top Redbirds in thriller to take 1-0 lead in championship series

By:Owen Krucoff
Recap vs Redbirds.

One of the most exciting games of the season unfolded at Shirley Povich Field on Saturday, as Big Train survived a back and forth, offensive game to beat the Baltimore Redbirds, 9-8, in game one of the Cal Ripken League championship series.

Big Train welcome Redbirds to Povich Field for game one of CRCBL Championship Series

By:Owen Krucoff
LCS Final Preview

After nearly two months of baseball between the Cal Ripken League’s ten teams and two rounds of playoffs, the season will come down to the same finale as each of the last nine years: Big Train will face the Baltimore Redbirds to decide the league title.

Big Train conquers the T-Bolts to play in the Championship series

By:Mollie Belson
Semis Win Recap

Big Train and the T-Bolts battled it out through nine innings today in the second game of the semifinal series, with Big Train emerging with a 14-8 win. After winning the first game of the series after a rain delay, this win puts Big Train in the finals of the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League playoffs. Big Train will be playing against the Baltimore Redbirds in the first game of the finals tomorrow, July 27, at Bethesda’s home ballpark.

Big Train take game one over T-Bolts
July 26, 2018 4:51 PM

Big Train face Thunderbolts for CRCBL semifinals
July 24, 2018 7:14 AM

An atmosphere of winning: what sets Big Train apart
July 21, 2018 6:41 AM

Big Train cap record-breaking regular season with dramatic win over FCA Braves
July 21, 2018 6:24 AM

Big Train travel to face FCA Braves in finale of historic regular season
July 19, 2018 11:05 PM

Big Train knocks the Giants down to win 7-1
July 19, 2018 1:58 PM

Big Train travels to Gaithersburg for one of the last games of the season
July 19, 2018 6:15 AM

Burleson homers in Bethesda win over D.C.
July 18, 2018 10:20 PM

Big Train take on Grays in final regular-season home game
July 18, 2018 6:23 AM

Big Train suffers a disappointing loss after battling through 10 innings in Loudoun
July 15, 2018 4:55 PM

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