5/4/20 - 2020 Season Cancelled

In consultation with all Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball Franchises and League Officials, the Board of Directors met this evening and voted unanimously to cancel the 2020 summer season. This decision was made after reviewing health official guidance, regional trends as well as state and local directives (that will directly impact League logistics).
"The safety of our League participants, is and will always be our paramount concern," said CRCBL President Brad Rifkin. "Sadly, given the facts associated with COVID-19, we simply cannot jeopardize the health and safety of those affiliated with the CRCBL as well as the local communities we call home."
The CRCBL wants to thank our players, coaches, host families, fans, sponsors, and staff for your unwavering commitment. We appreciate your patience as we attempted to explore all contingency plans before making this final decision.
"While we all wanted nothing more than to throw out the first pitch to the 2020 summer season, the CRCBL will now focus our collective efforts on making 2021 our best season to date." said CRCBL Commissioner Jason Woodward.
Finally, our thoughts and prayers will continue to be with those impacted by the serious nature of this disease. We express our appreciation to all of the health workers and first responders on the frontlines of our battle against COVID-19. The more we all do our part now, the better we will be down the road. Stay safe and stay healthy.
See you in 2021!
Jason Woodward - League Commissioner
Brad Rifkin - League President

Photo of the Day 7/25/19

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Giants made a strong rally in the 7/25/19 game.

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Special Events at the Giants Game!

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Giants Game Tickets

Age 16+ - $3

Child (Ages 4-15) - $2

Littles (Ages 3 and younger) - FREE

Season Pass (to all regular season home games) - $25 - NEW PRICE!

Military (active or retired with ID) - $2, plus $1 off hot food

On-Duty Emergency Responders (Police, Fire, EMT) - FREE, plus $1 off hot food

Giants Send Four to Southeast Prospect Collegiate Showcase


The Southeast Prospect Collegiate Showcase will be held in Cary, North Carolina, on July 15-16 at the USA Baseball National Training Complex. The Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League is sending players to play against the Southern Collegiate Baseball League, Valley Baseball League, Sunbelt League, and the Florida Collegiate Summer Baseball League. The CRCBL selected Sal Colangelo of the Bethesda Big Train, to be the manager, while Giants' Coach Rabberman is Assistant Coach for this team. Giants' batboy Carter Rabberman will serve as batboy.


Brandon Greim #33
San Francisco


Cade Doughty #2


Nick Parker #29
Coastal Carolina


Ben Jordan #25

Giants Send Eight to Cal Ripken League 2019 All-Star Classic

This year's CRCBL All-Star Game will take place on WEDNESDAY, July 10, at Bethesda's Shirley Povich Field (home of the Big Train). Gates open at 4:15 p.m. Game play starts around 7:00. Admission will be charged.

Given this year's new format, the Giants will be part of Team Maryland (Giants, Big Train, T'Bolts), which will be opposed to Team DC/Virginia (Aces, Grays, Braves).



Brandon Greim #2
University of San Francisco


Cade Doughty #4
Louisiana State University


Harris Williams #15
University of San Francisco


Jack Ropelewski #13
Catholic University


Matt Watters #24
Towson University


Mike Matter #25
Belmont University


Ben Jordan #29
University of Kentucky


Nick Parker #37
Coastal Carolina


Thomas Burbank Named CRCBL Pitcher of the Week for June 24, 2019

From the CRCBL website on 6/24/19 http://pointstreaksites.com/view/calripkenleague/home-page-374

After starting the year 5-1, the Giants immediately followed with six straight losses. Over the course of that stretch, Jeff Rabberman's team failed to get consistent starting pitching. Thomas Burbank (Texas) changed that. His start against the Grays on June 20 provided exactly what the Giants desperately needed. Burbank allowed four hits and two runs over his seven innings on the mound. He struck out seven batters and walked none. Burbank recorded the win as the Giants defeated the Grays 7-4, a win which ended the six game losing streak. It was a start that led to the beginning of a better stretch of Giants pitching, as the team has won three of their last five games.

News Flash! Giants in the 2019 MLB Draft

2019 Giants
Cade Doughty - Round 39, 1162nd overall to the Detroit Tigers

2018 Giants
Saul Garza  - Round 32, 949th overall to the Kansas City Royals
Ryan Shinn  - Round 34, 1018th overall to the New York Mets

2017 Giants
Carson Coleman  - Round 33, 998th overall to the Tampa Bay Rays

Giants Named to 2019 CRCBL All-League Teams

The Gaithersburg Giants are pleased to announce that five 2019 Giants players were named to the 2018 Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League All-League Teams.

To the First Team:

  • DH - Cade Doughty - Louisiana State University

  • SP - Ben Jordan - Kentucky

To the Second Team

  • 2B - Brandon Greim - San Francisco

  • SP - Thomas Burbank - Texas

  • Closer - Matt Watters - Towson

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MCBL Gaithersburg Giants

Michael McMillen, Head Coach
Website: http://www.hometeamsonline.com/teams/?u=GGRED&s=baseball

GSA Wrestling (for ages 7-14)

Bob Christin, Director
Email: bob_christin@hotmail.com
Website: www.gsawrestling.com

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