2015 Big Train Summer Camp

By:Eddie Herndon

Registration for Big Train Summer Camp is officially open!  Click here for more information and updated session dates for 2015. 

2014 Manager Awards Announced

By:Eddie Herndon

The 2014 Bethesda Big Train season is officially over so it is now time to announce the winners of the annual Sal Colangelo Manager Awards. And the winner is...


Big Train Players in Pro Ball

By:Eddie Herndon

Hunter Renfroe (BT '11-12) and Joe Mantiply (BT '10) have both emerged as key prospects for the Major League teams that drafted them back in 2013.  Renfroe and Mantiply have performed well enough to each earn a spot on teams in the Arizona Fall League, which attracts many of the top prospects in minor league baseball.  Renfroe will be playing for the Surprise Saguaros and Mantiply will be with the Glendale Desert Dogs. 

Big Train Fall to Redbirds in CRCBL Championship

By:David Schneider
BT Fall in Finale
Winner take all. Bethesda Big Train vs. Baltimore Redbirds.  The prize? A championship and bragging rights until Summer 2015.  In front of nearly 500 fans, the two teams battled hard, giving it their all, but the Redbirds came up victorious, winning 7-0.

Big Train Fall to Redbirds; Still Have Chance

By:David Schneider
BT to Face Express
In a matchup between the Baltimore Redbirds and the Bethesda Big Train on Wednesday night, the Redbirds won 7-3 and advanced to the finals of the CRCBL playoffs, while Bethesda fell into the losers bracket with a chance to redeem themselves on Thursday night. 

Big Train Take Advantage of Aces Miscues; Win 5-3

By:David Schneider
BT Advances to Round 3
After an opening round bye, the Bethesda Big Train took on the Alexandria Aces in the second round of the CRCBL playoffs on Tuesday night at Povich Field. The Big Train went down early, but were resilient all night, taking advantage of some dropped balls by the Aces, on their way to a 5-3 victory.

Final Montgomery Cup Results

By:Eddie Herndon
Montgomery Cup

The Bethesda Big Train team has won the 2014 Montgomery Cup. The winner of the Montgomery Cup is the team with the best record in regular season head-to-head competition among the four Montgomery County teams in the Cal Ripken Collegiate Summer Baseball League. The Montgomery Cup is sponsored by the Gazette newspapers. The Gazette also provided advertising and made donations to all four of the teams

Big Train End Regular Season as Champs

By:David Schneider
BT Fall in Finale
For the final game of the regular season, the Bethesda Big Train (31-9) traveled to Rockville to take on the Express (24-16).  Five pitchers shared time on the mound for the Big Train, conserving the arms of the starting rotation and bullpen as the playoffs approach.  Tim Yandel (Tulane) pitched the first two innings of the game for the Big Train, allowing only one hit.  The Big Train lost the game 5-2, but still end the regular season as champs.

Big Train Split Double Header; Gear Up For Playoffs

By:David Schneider
BT Split Series
On Friday, the Bethesda Big Train (31-8) played a double header against the Vienna River Dogs (17-21).  In the first game, the Big Train was the away team because it was a make-up from a rain out, and in the second game, the Big Train was home.  Luis Collazo (Virginia Tech) took the mound in the first game and allowed two runs on two hits in the 5-3 loss.  Devon Loomis (San Francisco) started the second half of the double header and tossed three innings of three hit and three run ball in the 4-3 win. 

Big Train Clinch First Place; Blowout Redbirds, 13-1

By:David Schneider
Reg Season Champs
Rain was threatening all night, and even delayed the start of the game, but that didn't stop the match up between the top two teams in the league.  The Baltimore Redbirds (25-12) traveled to Bethesda to face the Big Train (30-7) on Wednesday night at the ballpark.  Brock Larson (San Francisco) received the start, and in the 13-1 win tossed six innings allowing zero runs on four hits while striking out four batters.  The offense exploded for 13 runs on 16 hits while clinching first place as the regular season champions of the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League.

Big Train Offense Stays Hot; Win 18-5
July 22, 2014 9:57 PM

Rea & Labsan Shine as Big Train Defeat the Herndon Braves
July 21, 2014 9:21 PM

Big Train Struggle Against Grays, Lose 5-1
July 20, 2014 9:05 PM

Big Train Storm Back to Beat the Orioles, Win 7-3
July 19, 2014 9:15 PM

Big Train Clobber Giants, Win 14-4
July 19, 2014 2:03 AM

Big Train Slip Past T-Bolts 3-2
July 17, 2014 9:35 PM

Big Train and South All-Stars Win 2-1, Lowe Named MVP
July 16, 2014 10:12 PM

Big Train Score 13 in Win Over Express
July 12, 2014 9:14 PM

Ripken Collegiate Baseball Players Collect Two Tons of Food for Manna
July 12, 2014 5:20 PM

Big Train Score 17 In Route Against Braves
July 12, 2014 1:02 AM

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