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Garceau Struggles as Blue Crabs Fall to Lancaster

Garceau Struggles as Blue Crabs Fall to Lancaster

It has been a tale of two halves for the Lancaster Barnstormers in the 2015 campaign. In the first half, Lancaster went 28-42. In the second half of play, it has been a complete night and day difference, winning their 42nd and 70th game of the season with their victory over Southern Maryland 9-5...
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Revolution Ruin Jake Hale’s return to the Mound Picking up the Victory

Revolution Ruin Jake Hale’s return to the Mound Picking up the Victory

The main storyline surrounding tonight’s ballgame was the return of RHP Jake Hale. Jake returned to the mound after a two month hiatus because of a finger injury. At the time of his injury, Jake ranked in the top ten in wins, innings pitched, ERA, and opponents’ batting average. Tonight was a sour return...
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CCSO, Southern Maryland Blue Crabs and Diamond Dream Foundation Team Up to Host Youth Battle of the Beltway Baseball Game

CCSO, Southern Maryland Blue Crabs and Diamond Dream Foundation Team Up to Host Youth Battle of the Beltway Baseball Game

On August 27, 2015, the Charles County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Unit partnered with the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs and Diamond Dream Foundation to host The Battle of the Beltway youth baseball game. Students from across Charles County were selected to participate based upon past participation in CCSO programs, great work ethic and a...
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Blue Crabs Sneak by the Ducks on Labor Day

Blue Crabs Sneak by the Ducks on Labor Day

Coming off a very disappointing loss, the day before, Southern Maryland cashed in with timely hitting, and very good pitching en route to a 3-2 victory over the Long Island Ducks. RHP Daryl Thompson went 6.1 innings, giving up two runs, on seven hits, and striking out seven to pick up the victory. Orlando...
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Blue Crabs Win a Marathon Game

Blue Crabs Win a Marathon Game

Southern Maryland played the longest game of the season, and pulling out the 5-4 victory in 16 innings, in a game that spanned four hours and fifty five minutes. Long Island got on the board first in the bottom of the second on a Randy Ruiz homerun to left center to make it 1-0...
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Ducks Score in Bunches to Defeat Southern Maryland

Ducks Score in Bunches to Defeat Southern Maryland

Coming off an exciting win, Southern Maryland came out flat, as Long Island scored in bunches to take home the 10-4 victory at Regency Furniture Stadium. In the top of the third Long Island scored four runs. With two outs, Fehlandt Lentini struck out swinging, but reached base on a dropped third strike. The...
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Introducing … Pickleball for Beginners

Introducing … Pickleball for Beginners

The St. Mary’s County Department of Recreation and Parks is happy to announce the formation of a new sports program … Pickleball for Beginners. Come to learn and play one of the fastest growing sports in America! The program provides a level of exercise and fun for ages 18 and up during the fall months which...
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Sexton Pitches a Gem to Send the Blue Crabs to Victory

Sexton Pitches a Gem to Send the Blue Crabs to Victory

Riding the pitching performance of RHP Tim Sexton, Southern Maryland defeated the Long Island Ducks by the final of 5-2. Sexton went six innings in a spot start, striking out seven Ducks hitters. Tim also made some big pitches in the ballgame that induced two ground ball double plays with runners on first and...
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Castillo Drives in all Five Runs to Send the Blue Crabs to Victory

Castillo Drives in all Five Runs to Send the Blue Crabs to Victory

RHP Shaun Garceau made his second start since returning from the Mexican League and threw seven innings, allowing three runs on six hits to lead Southern Maryland to a 5-3 victory. Camden got on the board first in the bottom of the second inning on Joel Guzman’s solo homerun. In the bottom of the...
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Blue Crabs, CCSO and Diamond Dream Foundation to Host Youth Battle of the Beltway Game

Blue Crabs, CCSO and Diamond Dream Foundation to Host Youth Battle of the Beltway Game

The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs, in conjunction with the Charles County Sheriff’s Office and the Diamond Dream Foundation, will host the Battle of the Beltway youth baseball game at Regency Furniture Stadium on Thursday, August 27, 2015. The Battle of the Beltway game is part of the Badges for Baseball initiative that the Sheriff’s...
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Late Power Surges the Barnstormers to Victory in the Finale

Late Power Surges the Barnstormers to Victory in the Finale

Lancaster has not lost a series in the second half, and the trend continued today as Lancaster snuck by Southern Maryland 5-4 in the finale of the three game series at Regency Furniture Stadium. Southern Maryland once again scored first, with three runs in the bottom of the third. With two outs, Fred Lewis...
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Thompson Strikes Out Seven Leading the Blue Crabs to Victory!!

Thompson Strikes Out Seven Leading the Blue Crabs to Victory!!

RHP Daryl Thompson came into tonight’s outing having not won a start since August 2nd, and tonight Thompson threw seven innings, striking out seven and not allowing a run to lead the Blue Crabs to the 7-4 victory. Southern once again scored first in the bottom of the third. Fred Lewis started the rally...
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Blue Crabs Drop Game One to Lancaster

Blue Crabs Drop Game One to Lancaster

Southern Maryland has had a knack of playing in close games as of late, and tonight was no different as the Lancaster Barnstormers defeated the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs by the final of 6-5. Lancaster used five pitchers out of the bullpen after Bryan Morgado left the ballgame early, going four innings, allowing three...
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Ducks Complete the Sweep of the Crabs

Ducks Complete the Sweep of the Crabs

Long Island completed the sweep of the Blue Crabs this evening with a 7-5 victory. Long Island out-hit Southern Maryland countered runs every time the Blue Crabs scored. Southern Maryland once again took the lead first, scoring two runs in the top of the first. With Antone DeJesus on base and two outs, Jovan...
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Blue Crabs Haunted by Runners Left on Base in Loss

Blue Crabs Haunted by Runners Left on Base in Loss

Southern Maryland came into the night having lost three straight, and the losing streak extended to four with the loss tonight by the final of 8-6. Both teams scored runs in the top of the first. In the top of the first, Antone DeJesus tripled, and later scored on an RBI groundout by Casey...
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Southern Maryland Roller Derby 2015 Fall Bootcamp

Southern Maryland Roller Derby 2015 Fall Bootcamp

Southern Maryland Roller Derby (SMRD) wants YOU to grab your skates and get in on the roller derby action this Fall! This September, SMRD is offering their Level One Fall Bootcamp for anyone interested in learning how to skate and play derby. We will teach you all the basic skill, so no experience is required! We will...
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Blue Crabs Lose a Tough One in Extras

Blue Crabs Lose a Tough One in Extras

Southern Maryland came into the night 3-9 in the month of August, and were looking to beat a team they have struggled with this season in the Long Island Ducks. After a couple of opportunities late, Southern Maryland was unable to push enough runs across as they fell to the Ducks 7-6 in ten...
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Join Little Sabres Ice Hockey!

Join Little Sabres Ice Hockey!

Registration now open for the Southern Maryland Sabres Hockey Club’s Little Sabres program. For ages 4 – 10, Little Sabres is a four-level program that teaches children the fundamentals of ice hockey. Each level includes four, 40-minute sessions of skills-based instruction on ice as well as additional protective equipment. Children receive equipment at the...
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York Squeaks by Southern Maryland in Game One

York Squeaks by Southern Maryland in Game One

After a seven game homestand Southern Maryland returned to the road for the first time since July 26th and falling to York in game one of a four game set by the 6-5 final. Southern Maryland took an early 1-0 lead on a Jovan Rosa RBI double. The Blue Crabs then put up a...
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Blue Crabs Fall to Sugar Land in Extras

Blue Crabs Fall to Sugar Land in Extras

Southern Maryland wrapped up their seven game homestand, falling to the Sugar Land Skeeters by the final of 4-3. Sugar Land took an early 1-0 lead, and added a run in the top of the third on a fielder’s choice to score Jeff Dominguez to make it 2-0. Southern Maryland cracked the scoreboard in...
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Wilson’s Four Hits Surges the Blue Crabs to Victory!

Wilson’s Four Hits Surges the Blue Crabs to Victory!

Infielder Zach Wilson continued his torrid pace at the plate, falling a triple shy of the cycle as the Blue Crabs defeated the Sugar Land Skeeters by the final of 4-2. Southern Maryland took the lead first for the first time in the series, pushing a run across in the bottom of the first....
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Blue Crabs Drop Game Two

Blue Crabs Drop Game Two

The Blue Crabs looked to take a victory on a muggy afternoon but ran into a roadblock in the form of Logan Williamson as they drop game two to York 7-0. Williamson held the Crabs’ offense to two hits on the day while walking two batters and hitting one. Edward Paredes and Beau Vaughan...
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York Scores a Late Run to Steal a Victory

York Scores a Late Run to Steal a Victory

The York Revolution came into tonight’s ballgame having won three straight, and they continued their winning streak with a victory of Southern Maryland by the 4-3 final this evening. Southern Maryland scored three early runs in the bottom of the first. Zach Wilson drove in Fred Lewis with a sacrifice fly. Two batters later...
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Blue Crabs Salvage the Series

Blue Crabs Salvage the Series

Southern Maryland broke a three game losing streak, and in the process salvaged the three game series as they defeated the Somerset Patriots by the 4-2 final. Southern Maryland scored first in the top of the second. Jake Optiz doubled, and moved over to third on a Jovan Rosa groundout. The next hitter Jamar...
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Blue Crabs Drop a Tough One in Game Two

Blue Crabs Drop a Tough One in Game Two

After a one sided ballgame last night, the Patriots just squeak by the Blue Crabs by the final of 4-3 in game two of the three game series. Southern Maryland scored first in the top of the second. Jake Opitz would score on a Jamar Walton RBI Groundout. Somerset would tie the game in...
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