College Round Up: March 22

By:Ben Kahn
College Round Up #3

Part four of our “Where Are They Now” series, which provides Big Train fans updates on current and former Big Train players’ collegiate performances:


College Round Up: March 14

By:Ben Kahn
College Round Up #2

Here’s part three of our “Where Are They Now” series, which offers our fans a chance to catch up on current and former Big Train players’ collegiate performances.  (Photo credit: @Hannah Evans Potography)

College Round Up: February 22nd

By:Ben Kahn
College Round Up #1

While we are still about five weeks away from Opening Day in Major League Baseball, the collegiate baseball season kicked off this past weekend, with teams competing in tournaments throughout the country. Given that so many past and present Big Train players returned to the field over the last few days, it is a fitting time to provide individual player updates and let our fans know how some of our guys performed in their first action of the 2017 collegiate season:

Manager Sal Colangelo doing Big things for the Big Train

By:David Schneider
Story on Sal

Sal Colangelo.  The man, the myth, the legend...

Ripken League All-League Teams Announced

By:David Schneider
CRCBL All-League

Big Train Bring CRCBL Championship Back Home

By:Brendan Feeney

The Bethesda Big Train become the first CRCBL team to win five championships after defeating the Baltimore Redbirds in the decisive third game.

Sunday Morning Sabermetrics: My Thoughts on Baseball

By:Kyle Brown
The Big Train closes out the summer today in Baltimore, going for its fourth championship in eight years. Image Credit: Lisa A. Kammerman/BigTrainPhotos

We wrap up Sunday Morning Sabermetrics with a few of my philosophies regarding in-game strategy, and also discuss the final day of the 2016 CRCBL Season, which resumes at 1PM in Baltimore.

Championship Game 1: Big Train Defeat Redbirds 6-3

By:Nick Som
BT Wnis Game 1

The Big Train took the first step towards becoming the first team in the CRCBL to win 5 league championships.

Championship Preview: Familiar Foes set to Battle Once Again

By:Brendan Feeney
Championship Preview

For the eighth straight season, the Bethesda Big Train and Baltimore Redbirds will face off for the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League Championship.

Big Train Clinches Round Two of CRCBL Playoffs

By:Melyssa Cave
Big Train v. Giants

The Bethesda Big Train clinched the second round of the Cal Ripken League playoffs on Tuesday night with another blowout win, this time a 12-1 victory over the Gaithersburg Giants, whose season is now over.  Big Train advances to the final round of the playoffs where they will face their longtime rival, the Baltimore Redbirds.

Big Train Take Game One
July 25, 2016 10:08 PM

2016 CRCBL Most Outstanding Player, Pitcher Award Candidates
July 25, 2016 1:36 AM

Monday Morning Sabermetrics: oStr% and zBall%
July 25, 2016 1:04 AM

Big Train Host Giants in Game One
July 24, 2016 9:50 PM

2016 Cal Ripken League Playoff Preview
July 24, 2016 3:19 AM

Big Train Wins Season Finale, Looks Ahead to Playoffs
July 22, 2016 11:42 PM

Redbirds Even Season Series Against Big Train
July 21, 2016 9:19 PM

Game Preview: Big Train Returns Home for Crucial Final Game
July 21, 2016 9:17 PM

Big Train Routs T-Bolts, Sets Team Single Game Runs Record
July 20, 2016 11:47 PM

Preview: Big Train Visit Redbirds in Battle of Division Champs
July 20, 2016 3:50 PM

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