The Dodgers earn a doubleheader split against the Giants
July 8th, 2018 2:41 am

by Matthew Peterson

TOWSON, Md.The Dodgers dropped game one of a doubleheader 9-8 against the Gaithersburg Giants Saturday afternoon at Joe Cannon Stadium.
In a back and forth game in which the Dodgers never led, they came back from a four run deficit twice to pull within one run of the Giants; however, they were never able to get the tying run home.
Leading the Dodgers’ offense was the senior from West Chester University, Jared Melone. He tailed four RBIs on four hits and scored a run. He hit a triple to right In the 7th to kick-start the first comeback to help bring the Dodgers within one.
The Giants, however, would defend their lead adding three runs in the 8th to extend their advantage to 9-5.
Pacing the Giants offensively was Saul Garza, a sophomore from Louisiana State University. Garza hit a two run shot over the fence in the 5th inning and ended the day with two hits, runs, and RBIs.
William Kirwan ended up being credited for the loss fo...

Dodgers use late rally to beat Aces, 3-2
July 7th, 2018 2:17 am

By: Matthew Klinedinst

Hanover, Md.-The Dodgers’ bats came alive late Friday night to overtake the Alexandria Aces and stay alive in the wild card hunt.

Trailing 2-1 entering the bottom of the 8th inning, Alex Taylor and Trevor Doyle got on base thanks to two fielding errors by the Aces. Left fielder Jake Ruby advanced both runners into scoring position off a sacrifice bunt.

The Aces gambled by intentionally walking Jared Melone to try to set up the double play to end the inning. Colin Bergh made the Aces pay by hitting a double down the right field line, scoring both Taylor and Doyle.

The 3-2 victory improves the Dodgers’ record to 9-17 and inches them closer to the wild card slot.

The Dodgers jumped off to an early lead at Joe Cannon Stadium off a Jared Melone RBI-single. Despite the early lead, the Dodgers only recorded two hits in the first five innings. Jake Vance worked to maintain the Dodgers lead by recording seven strikeouts against the Ace batters.

The Aces would...

The Baltimore Dodgers End Losing Streak Knocking Off the Rockville Express
June 29th, 2018 7:02 am
By Matthew Hilliard

Hanover - . The Dodgers fueled by RBI’s from Jake Ruby and timely hits by Dmond LaFond were able to knock off the express and end their two game losing streak.

Jake Vance threw 6 scoreless innings giving up three hits walking two and striking out five in the win. Jared Rowley was strong in relief going two innings surrendering two hits and striking out three. Kyle Hudson came on to close things out with a perfect ninth.

John Farley threw 4.2 innings allowing five runs, three earned, on three hits, walking three and striking out one to take the loss

The Dodgers (4-9) look to improve their record Tuesday on the road against the Gaithersburg Giants . The express (7-8) look to bounce back on Tuesday against the Loudoun Riverdogs.
Seven Run 6th Fuels Riverdogs to Second Win of the Season
June 16th, 2018 11:23 am
By Matthew Hilliard

Hanover, MD - The Loudoun Riverdogs took down the Baltimore dodgers 9-6 at Joe Cannon Park.

The Riverdogs fueled by Clayton Baine’s 3 run home run. The dodgers were fueled offensively by Taj Porter and Paul Nixon who each had a solo home run. Jordan Menfee pitches 5 solid innings giving up 2 runs on 2 hits. Wilhelm Allen took the loss giving up 2 hits and 4 runs. Randy

Prosperi got the win for the riverdogs going 6 innings giving up 2 runs on 6 hits and 3 strikeouts. The dodgers look to bounce back tomorrow in a double header as they take on Rockville express at Montgomery college.