07/29/2015 12:57 AM
Walks Prove Crucial As Big Train Wins Back and Forth Battle to Advance to Championship
Big Train capitalized on five consecutive seventh-inning walks to rally and defeat the visiting Herndon Braves, 8-6, in game two of the semifinal round Tuesday night.
07/28/2015 12:34 AM
The Big Train will look to clinch a spot in the finals Tuesday night at Povich Field in Game 2 against the Braves. Photo Credit: Lisa A. Kammerman/BigTrainPhotos
The Bethesda Big Train slugged their way to a 9-5 victory on the road against the FCA Herndon Braves Monday night to gain a 1-0 advantage in the best-of-three semifinal series.
07/27/2015 1:44 PM
The Big Train celebrate one of their 29 wins on the season. Bethesda heads into the playoffs to face the Herndon Braves in the semi-finals after a first round bye. (Photo by Lisa A. Kammerman/Big Train Photos)
For the third straight season and the fifth in the last seven years, the Bethesda Big Train have taken home the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League’s regular season title.
07/25/2015 4:59 PM
Yandel has proven devastating on the mound, racking up a 1.32 earned run average with close to league-leading strikeout numbers. (Photo by Lisa A. Kammerman/Big Train Photos)
Like all good opportunities, it took an immense amount of hard work, dedication, and just a bit of nagging.
07/25/2015 12:09 AM
Coming off a 29-11 regular season campaign, the Bethesda Big Train players are looking to win the Cal Ripken League title for the fourth time in seven years. Photo Credit: Lisa A. Kammerman/BigTrainPhotos
Coming off a 29-11 regular season campaign, the Bethesda Big Train players are looking to win the Cal Ripken League title for the fourth time in seven years.
07/24/2015 11:11 PM
Right-hander Drew Strotman threw two innings of work in the Big Train's season finale loss to Alexandria. (Photo by Lisa A. Kammerman/Big Train Photos)
After clinching the number one overall seed and home field advantage throughout the playoffs, the Big Train fell to Alexandria on Fan Appreciation Night, Friday.
07/23/2015 11:49 PM
Lewis's Big Night Fuels Big Train In Clinching Victory
Chris Lewis (Sacramento State) hit two home runs and drove in four as Big Train defeated the Herndon Braves 6-2 Thursday night. With the win, Big Train clinched at least a tie with the Baltimore Redbirds for the league’s best record and title of Regular Season Champions, which will be the eighth in team history. Big Train will also be the number 1 seed in the upcoming playoffs.
07/23/2015 3:40 PM
Starter Alex Calvert, Bethesda's youngest player and sole rising freshman enjoys his perfect 4-0 record this summer.
Entering the final week of regular season play, the Bethesda Big Train pitching staff remained perched atop the Cal Ripken League leader boards.
07/22/2015 11:33 PM
Big Train Falls 2-0.
With an opportunity to clinch a number one seed and home field advantage in the playoffs, the Bethesda Big Train lost a pitchers’ duel in D.C. that resulted in just three total hits.
07/21/2015 11:44 PM
Yandels Blast Powers Big Train to Extra-Innings Win over Aces
Tim Yandel (Tulane) hit a two-run homer in the top of the tenth as Big Train went on to beat the Aces, 7-4, in ten innings on the road Tuesday night.