Big Train, T-Bolts, Giants Donate Nearly Four Tons of Food
On Saturday, the players and interns for the Bethesda Big Train were fighting a different battle--the one against hunger. The Cal Ripken League's three Montgomery County teams (Big Train, Thunderbolts, Giants) collectively raised 7,675 pounds-worth of nonperishable foods donated to the Manna Food Center, which aims to eliminate hunger in Montgomery County.
Cade Hunter (Virginia Tech) and Gio Diaz (St. Mary's) celebrating a hard hit home run by Hunter.
The Bethesda Big Train will return to the station for the final time in the regular season Tuesday evening. They will host the D.C. Grays for Host Family Appreciation Night, and as it's Tuesday, all tickets will be $5!
Big Train Travels to Silver Spring
The Big Train will go for their 30th win of the season when they take on the T-Bolts Sunday night.
Big Train Wins 12th Straight, Beats Gaithersburg
Some games are exciting. Some games are historic. From the debut of the first ever female Big Train player to six errors, multiple balks, and multiple lead changes, this game had it all. Read more to find out how it all went down.
Big Train Hosts Giants for Nats Night
From July 18th to July 23rd, the Big Train play everyday. They also play every team for the last time in that span; surprisingly, though, Friday’s contest will be the second-to-last time that the Giants travel to Bethesda.
Bethesda takes two from Aces
Bethesda defeated Alexandria in their final two regular season matchups of the 2019 season. The Big Train honored the mighty Mickey Mouse in an evening dedicated to the legacy of Disney.
Keith Torres III (Sacramento State) rounded the bases in a prior game agains the Aces.
The Big Train will host the Alexandria Aces for a double header on Thursday for the first games back from the Southern Collegiate Showcase. Make sure to bring the magic as the second game of the evening will be Disney Night! Come dressed up as your favorite Disney character as you cheer on the Big Train!
Big Train players in attendance did not disappoint as Southeast Prospect Collegiate Showcase in Cary, NC was a successful one.
Big Train Sends 14 to Prospect Showcase
Fourteen Big Train players will be traveling to North Carolina this week to showcase their talents in the Southeast Collegiate Prospect Showcase.
Big Train Sweeps DH at Braves
Matt Thomas collected six total hits and Drew Hamrock came up with a timely knock of his own as Big Train (26-6) swept a doubleheader against the FCA Braves (13-19) on Sunday. Bethesda won the first game, 5-4, and the second game, 7-1, and heads into a three-day break as winners of nine straight.
Big Train Defeats Grays, 9-6
The Big Train improved to 5-2 against the Grays this season with a 9-6 victory Saturday night.
Chase Lee (Alabama) all smiles as he takes the mound against the Braves.
Big Train will be heading to Lorton, Virginia to take on the FCA Braves in a double header on Sunday. The two teams will face off in their last few games of the regular season.
Big Train Hosts Grays
After two games being postponed and a day off for the all-star game, the Big Train will finally be back on the diamond Saturday for the first time since July 9th.
Gio Diaz already set the league stolen base record, and several other Big Train players are inching toward records of their own.
Diaz Wins All-Star MVP
The Big Train led the CRCBL in All-Stars, and that league-leading number starred in a 12-3 rout as the Maryland All-Stars defeated the D.C. & Virginia All-Stars. Gio Diaz took home All-Star MVP honors.
Big Train Down Aces
The Bethesda Big Train (23-6) defeated the Alexandria Aces (9-18) by a score of 15-5 on a night when Gio Diaz (St. Mary's CA) broke the single season record for stolen bases in Cal Ripken League history.
The Bethesda Big Train (22-6) have one final game before the All-Star break: against the Alexandria Aces (10-17).
Big Train Takes Down Grays
The Bethesda Big Train added to their away record against the D.C. Grays, defeating them in a close 6-5 finish Monday night. Bethesda will return home to face the Alexandria Aces on Tuesday evening in their final game before the All-Star Game.
Big Train travels to DC
The Big Train is heading to D.C. to take on the Grays on Monday evening. They will be back home for a rain makeup game on Tuesday.
Ponce, Big Train shut down T-Bolts
Dalton Ponce (St. Mary's CA) fanned ten batters in five innings and led the Big Train staff in what nearly ended up as a third no-hitter for the team but instead finished 7-1 in favor of the Big Train.