From Charger to Duck: Dean Toigo's Power Swing in College Baseball

Dean Toigo made his mark on the Big Train in 2023 and now he's ready to do the same after transferring from JUCO Cyprus College to the University of Oregon.

Big Train D-III/JUCO Products Thrive in Primarily D-I League

Four players from D-III/JUCO schools explain why their small school affiliations preapred them to shine bright in the Big Train's 2023 championship run. 

Big Train Win 10th Ripken League Championship With 7-3 Win Over Aces

Big Train players celebrate after defeating the Alexandria Aces in the League Championship Series.

The Bethesda Big Train took down the Alexandria Aces 7-3 to win their tenth Ripken League Championship to get revenge on the Aces who beat them in the LCS last year.

Schiavone's 3 Bombs Help Big Train Top Aces, 16-10, in Explosive LCS Game 1

In a wild game in Alexandria, the Big Train outslugged the Aces to win game 1 of the LCS 16-10 and put them one win from another title.

Series Preview: #2 Big Train Face #1 Aces in LCS Finals for Third Straight Year

The Big Train and Aces in action earlier this year.

The Big Train and Aces face off in a championship series rubber match after alternating wins and losses in 2021 and 2022. Read up on what to expect for 2023.

Big Train Move On To League Championship With 15-7 Win Over Cropdusters

Jason Schiavone ties the game early in the Big Train’s series clinching win against the Cropdusters.

The Bethesda Big Train came back to beat Cropdusters Baseball 15-7 and is now set to play the Alexandria Aces in the League Championship Series.

Cropdusters Edge Big Train 5-3 to Force Do-Or-Die Game 3

The Cropdusters responded with their backs against the wall to beat Bethesda 5-3 in Game 2 of the LCS semifinals to force an all-or-nothing Game 3 showdown Tuesday.

The Shot Heard 'Round the DMV Helps Big Train Stun Cropdusters in Game 1

Jeffery Heard celebrates rounding third base after hitting a game-tying home run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth.

In game one of the League Championship Series Semifinals, Jeffery Heard hit a game tying two-run home run in the 9th, and Casey Bishop had a walk-off single in the 12th as the Big Train won 4-3.

Series Preview: #2 Big Train Take On #3 Cropdusters in LCS Semifinals

See a breakdown of the matchup between the Big Train and Cropdusters as they meet in the LCS Semifinals starting tonight!

Rising Star Zeb Ruddell: A Top Prospect to Watch at LSU

Zeb Ruddell's college team just won a National Championship and he wants to help the Big Train win their own title and get in the LSU lineup for a potential repeat in 2024.

Bethesda Blanks Aces 6-0 in Regular Season Finale

Dixon Williams runs to first as the Big Train play the Aces earlier this season.

With the Ripken League North division already clinched, the Bethesda Big Train cruised to a crisp 6-0 win over the Alexandria Aces in the last game of the regular season.

Dean Toigo Carries Big Train to 11-8 Win Over Thunderbolts

In a must win game, the Bethesda Big Train beat the Silver Spring - Takoma Thunderbolts 11-8 and were powered by Dean Toigo's two home runs and five RBIs.

Aces Beat Big Train 3-2 to Sweep Doubleheader

Dean Toigo sits outside the dugout during Bethesda’s doubleheader loss to the Alexandria Aces

The Alexandria Aces stymied the Bethesda Big Train to win 3-2. Despite losing both games in the doubleheader, the Big Train still holds onto first place in the Ripken League North Division.

Aces Top Big Train, 5-4, In Back-and-Forth Doubleheader Daycap

The Alexandria Aces took advantage of playing as the home team in game one of Tuesday's doubleheader, walking the Big Train off at Povich, 5-4.

Big Train Cruise by Cropdusters 6-3 to Split Critical Doubleheader

Jeffery Heard runs to first base during the Big Train's doubleheader against Cropdusters Baseball

The Bethesda Big Train retook sole possession of first place in the Ripken League North Division with a 6-3 win over Cropdusters Baseball in a game that was almost must-win.

Cropdusters Batter Big Train 10-5 in First Game of Critical Doubleheader

In game one of a doubleheader with playoff implications, the Cropdusters jumped on the Big Train early and never trailed, winning 10-5.

Big Train Right Ship With 13-3 Win Over the Braves

After two straight losses, the Bethesda Big Train got back into the win column by crushing the Metro SOCO Braves 13-3 on Sunday.

Giants Blow Away Big Train, 11-4, on Saturday Night in Rain-Shortened Game

The Bethesda Big Train lost sole possession of first place in their division after a 11-4 to the Gaithersburg Giants on Saturday night in a game that was only five innings due to rain.


Big Train Team, Families, and Fans Take Summer Baseball Road Trip

In Doubleheader Nightcap, Big Train Suffer Narrow 3-2 Loss to Thunderbolts

After coming back to beat the Thunderbolts in game one, the Big Train get a taste of their own medicine as the T-Bolts rally to win game 2, 3-2.

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