07/31/2016 7:06 PM
THE CHAMP IS HERE
The Bethesda Big Train become the first CRCBL team to win five championships after defeating the Baltimore Redbirds in the decisive third game.
07/31/2016 9:09 AM
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.
07/29/2016 11:16 PM
BT Wnis Game 1
The Big Train took the first step towards becoming the first team in the CRCBL to win 5 league championships.
07/27/2016 4:15 PM
For the eighth straight season, the Bethesda Big Train and Baltimore Redbirds will face off for the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League Championship.
07/27/2016 12:01 AM
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.
07/25/2016 10:08 PM
Game 1 recap
The Big Train took their first step to a Cal Ripken League Title as they took a 1-0 series lead against the Gaithersburg Giants.
07/25/2016 1:36 AM
Big Train southpaw Johnny York (St. Mary's Calif.) is a leading candidate for 2016 Most Outstanding Pitcher. Image Credit: Lisa A. Kammerman/BigTrainPhotos
The 2016 Cal Ripken League regular season has come to a close, and the time is now to begin thinking about season-end award winners. We consider the Most Outstanding Player and Pitcher, combining a wide variety of baseball statistics and integrating them into a mathematical model to derive the scores of players who contributed the most to their summer teams.
07/25/2016 1:04 AM
Image Credit: Middlebury College
This week, we take a brief look at sabermetrics for catchers, mainly, their ability to receive pitches and present balls for the home plate umpire in order to buy their pitchers the most possible strike calls.
07/24/2016 9:50 PM
Playoffs vs. Giants
In their conquest for their first title since 2011, the Big Train host the Giants for game one of the LCS semifinals.
07/24/2016 3:19 AM
The Big Train looks to make it happen this coming week in the CRCBL Playoffs. Image Credit: Lisa A. Kammerman/BigTrainPhotos
The Big Train looks to make it happen this coming week in the CRCBL Playoffs, beginning on Monday against either Alexandria, Silver Spring, or Gaithersburg, at Povich Field. Game 2 will be Tuesday and on the road, and Game 3 (if necessary) will be back at Povich.