Big Train Wins Season Finale, Looks Ahead to Playoffs

By:Melyssa Cave
Big Train v. Giants

The Bethesda Big Train won their final regular season game of the 2016 season against the Gaithersburg Giants, but unfortunately that was not enough to clinch the #1 seed in the Cal Ripken League playoffs, which begin on Monday for the Big Train. Nevertheless, the 4-1 victory was a fitting end to a Big Train season that saw the team perform very well, entering the playoffs with a 28-12 regular season record.

Redbirds Even Season Series Against Big Train

By:Brendan Feeney
Big Train at Redbirds

The Baltimore Redbirds returned a walk-off victory to split season series 2-2.

Game Preview: Big Train Returns Home for Crucial Final Game

By:Melyssa Cave
Big Train vs. Giants

The Bethesda Big Train returns to Shirley Povich Field for their final regular season game on Friday, when they will face off against the Gaithersburg Giants for the fourth time this season. The game is a must-win situation for Bethesda if they want home field advantage throughout the playoffs. 

Big Train Routs T-Bolts, Sets Team Single Game Runs Record

By:Melyssa Cave
Big Train at TBolts

Poor Thunderbolts pitching and explosive Big Train bats led to a dominant 27-6 rout by the Bethesda Big Train, in which every member of the starting lineup reached base at least twice. The 27 runs scored set a new all-time record for Bethesda, and the Big Train win, combined with a loss by the Baltimore Redbirds, tied the team for the best record in the league. It also raised Bethesda to first place in the Montgomery Cup standings.

Preview: Big Train Visit Redbirds in Battle of Division Champs

By:Brendan Feeney
Redbirds Preview

The South Division champion Bethesda Big Train travel to the North Division champion Baltimore Redbirds in a possible CRCBL Championship Game preview.

Game Preview: Big Train Faces T-Bolts in Final Regular Season Matchup

By:Melyssa Cave
Big Train v T-Bolts Preview

After sweeping a doubleheader in Alexandria to clinch the South division on Tuesday, the Bethesda Big Train looks to continue their winning ways against the Tacoma-Silver Spring Thunderbolts on Wednesday. 

Big Train Sweep Doubleheader, Clinch South Division

By:Nick Som
BT Wins Two

The Big Train scored 19 runs over the course of 2 games against the Alexandria Aces, winning both.

Big Train Drop Game vs. Dodgers

By:Danny Kobren
BT Falls

The Big Train suffered their first loss in six games against the Baltimore Dodgers.

Big Train Take on Aces in Doubleheader

By:Nick Som
DH in Alexandria

The division leading Big Train hope to extend their 3 game lead on the second-place Aces.

Sunday Morning Sabermetrics: The Bill James Game Score for Pitchers

By:Kyle Brown
This week, we apply the Bill James Game Score, a game-by-game stat that evaluates pitchers on their starts based on the basic count statistics (innings, hits, runs, walks, strikeouts), to the 2016 Bethesda Big Train pitching rotation, which includes four All-Stars. Image Credit: Middlebury College

This week, we apply the Bill James Game Score, a game-by-game stat that evaluates pitchers on their starts based on the simple count statistics (innings, hits, runs, walks, strikeouts), to the four All-Stars of the 2016 Bethesda Big Train pitching rotation, as well as a few MLB case studies.

Dodgers Travel to Bethesda
July 16, 2016 7:44 PM

Patience, Discipline Give Big Train Offensive Edge over Redbirds
July 16, 2016 8:28 AM

Big Train Take Two from the Redbirds
July 15, 2016 10:47 PM

Preview: Big Train Travel to Alexandria
July 15, 2016 8:26 PM

Big Train Defeats Braves to Take Season Series
July 14, 2016 11:43 PM

Battle of First Place Teams in Bethesda
July 14, 2016 9:10 PM

Game Preview: Bethesda Big Train Takes on Herndon Braves in Final Regular Season Match-Up
July 13, 2016 10:27 PM

Big Train Well Represented in 2016 All-Star Game
July 12, 2016 3:57 PM

Big Train Defeat Grays 4-2
July 11, 2016 9:10 PM

Game Preview: Big Train at Grays
July 11, 2016 10:30 AM

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