Walks Prove Crucial As Big Train Wins Back and Forth Battle to Advance to Championship

By:Chris Rogers
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.

Big Train Victorious in Game 1 of the Semifinals

By:Kyle Brown
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.

Bethesda Takes Home Third Straight Regular Season Title

By:Ben Harris
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. 

Tim Yandel: A Two-Way Star Emerges

By:Ben Harris
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.

2015 CRCBL Playoff Preview

By:Kyle Brown
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.

Bethesda Drops Finale to Aces after Clinching League Title

By:Ben Harris
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. 

Lewis's Big Night Fuels Big Train In Clinching Victory

By:Chris Rogers
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. 

League-Leading Pitching Staff Bolsters Bethesda's Playoff Hopes

By:Ben Harris
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. 

Bethesda Gets Short End of Pitchers' Duel, Shutout 2-0 in D.C.

By:Ben Harris
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.

Yandel’s Blast Powers Big Train to Extra-Innings Win over Aces

By:Chris Rogers
Yandel’s 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.

Monaco’s Strong Start Leads Big Train to 5-3 Win Over Vienna
July 20, 2015 11:09 PM

MVP and Most Outstanding Pitcher Award Considerations
July 20, 2015 1:16 PM

Big Train Defeat T-Bolts on the Road to Win Fourth Straight
July 19, 2015 10:36 PM

Big Train Clinches South Divison with Shutout Victory
July 18, 2015 11:18 PM

Big Train Throw Near No-Hitter in Rout of Dodgers
July 16, 2015 9:48 PM

South All-Stars Capitalize on Walks, Beat North 3-2
July 16, 2015 1:15 PM

Big Train and Braves Split Twin Bill
July 13, 2015 11:45 PM

Big Train Reach All-Star Status at Collegiate and Professional Levels
July 13, 2015 1:17 PM

Big Train Takes Early Lead and Holds on Tight in Victory
July 12, 2015 11:18 PM

Big Train Clinches Winning Season with Offensive Outburst
July 11, 2015 11:38 PM

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