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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Big Train Win Regular Season!


 
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 Big Train were the first to cross the plate, doing so on one hit in the bottom of the 2nd inning.  Wes Rea (Mississippi St) was hit by a pitch and Andrew Brown (San Diego State) walked before Ryne Willard (N.C. State) knocked them both home for his eighth double of the season, putting the Big Train ahead 2-0 early.

Bethesda was back at it in the bottom of the 3rd, scoring four more runs.  Logan Farrar (Virginia Commonwealth) scored on a couple of fielding errors by the Redbirds, after singling to reach base.  Chris Lewis (Sacramento State) singled and scored on a deep two bagger in the left field gap hit by Wes Rea.  Rea, then scored on an RBI single by Cody Brown (Mississippi State).  Brown scored the last run of the inning on Ryne Willard's single.

The Redbirds threatened to score in the top of the 4th, but on a fly ball Logan Farrar hit the cutoff man for a perfect relay to Stephen Alemais (Tulane), who roped the ball home for Justin Morris (Maryland) to tag out the runner in a bang-bang play.

Wes Rea knocked home Logan Farrar on a single between the shortstop and third baseman in the bottom of the 4th, giving the Big Train a commanding 7-0 lead.

Ryne Willard added to his total on the night with an RBI double in the 5th, knocking home Cody Brown who hit a double of his own to reach base. Willard scored on an RBI double by Stephen Alemais to right center field.  The Big Train doubled three times in the inning and extended the lead to 9-0.

With two outs in the bottom of the 6th, the Big Train was able to score four runs.  With the bases juiced, Cody Brown hit a single scoring Logan Farrar and Chris Lewis.  Ryne Willard proceeded to hit his third extra base hit of the night with a two-RBI triple scoring Brown and Wes Rea.

The Redbirds scored a run in the top of the 9th, but the Big Train crushed the streaking second place Redbirds, 13-1.

Notes: Logan Farrar had three singles....Wes Rea reached base four times with two RBIs....Cody Brown was 3-3 with three RBIs....Ryne Willard had one single, two doubles, and a triple with six RBIs.....Friday there is a double header at Povich Field against the Vienna River Dogs.
VIDEO: BT Featured on NBC4 

On Sunday night, NBC Washington's News4 Sports AnchorDianna Russini paid a visit to Shirley Povich Field to throw out one of the game's ceremonial first pitches. 
 
Russini spent nearly 30 minutes with the team prior to the game warming up for her baseball debut. 
 
Did the practice and advice that the players gave her pay off? See for yourself by watching here!

2014 CRCBL Standings 
 
TEAM
W
L
%
GB
BIG TRAIN 
30
7
.811
 -
Baltimore Redbirds
25
12
.675
5
Alexandria Aces
21
16
.568
9
Rockville Express
21
16
.568
9
Gaithersburg Giants
18
17
.514
11
FCA Herndon Braves
16
19
.457
13
Youse's Orioles
16
20
.446
13.5
Vienna River Dogs
15
20
.431
14
SS-Takoma T-Bolts
13
24
.351
17
DC Grays
12
23
.351
17
Baltimore Dodgers
11
25
.306
18.5

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