Archive for 'Alexandria Aces'
By Jim McElhatton (Photo/Mark Briscoe) BETHESDA, MD — The game wasn’t over, but it sure seemed that way as the Alexandria Aces’ chances for a trip to the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League championship slowly slipped [...]
By Jim McElhatton (Photo/Jackson McElhatton) City groundskeeper William Douglas sits alone on a bench by the right-field foul line when the Alexandria Aces play home games during the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League season. But before [...]
By Jim McElhatton (File Photo) The Alexandria Aces played small ball on their way to a second place finish in the regular season of the wooden bat Cal Ripken Collegiate Summer League. Their scrappy style of [...]
By Jim McElhatton (Photo/Mark Briscoe) The Alexandria Aces had just finished their most grueling stretch of the season, playing seven games in the four hot, muggy days leading up to the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League [...]
By Jim McElhatton Three weeks ago, right-hander Brian O’Neill lasted just three innings for the Alexandria Aces, giving up two runs in his third loss in as many games. Replaced early against the Baltimore Redbirds, O’Neill [...]
By Jim McElhatton Reid Clary’s at-bat in the top of the fifth inning of a 7-2 win against the Presstman Cardinals on Monday night went down as a walk — an afterthought in a road victory [...]
By Jim McElhatton (Photo/Mark Briscoe) Alexandria Aces owner Don Dinan stood behind the fence along the first base line watching his team’s home opener Saturday night, but his thoughts momentarily turned to a heartbreaking game 11 [...]