Giants in 2019 Draft

The Gaithersburg Giants are very pleased to announce that four current and former Giants were selected in the 2019 MLB Draft!

Saul Garza (2018) - Round 32, 949th overall to the Kansas City Royals
Carson Coleman (2017) - Round 33, 998th overall to the Tampa Bay Rays
Ryan Shinn (2018) - Round 34, 1018th overall to the New York Mets
Cade Doughty (2019) - Round 39, 1162nd overall to the Detroit Tigers


6/18/19 - Giants vs Aces on Hold for Now

Tuesday's Giants vs Aces game is on hold for now depending on the weather.

The Giants host the T'Bolts at Kelley Park's Criswell Field on Wednesday, starting at 7:00 p.m.

See you at the game!

Photo of the Day 6/14/19

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Special Events at the Giants Game!

RESCHEDULED! Thursday June 19 - Clarksburg Baseball and Softball Night
Kids in Clarksburg baseball or softball jerseys get into tonight's game free!

Wednesday, June 26 - UMAC Baseball Night
Kids in UMAC baseball jerseys get into tonight's game free!

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) - $40

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 Named to 2018 CRCBL All-League Teams

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

To the Second Team:

  • Catcher - Saul Garza - Louisiana State University

  • SS - Andreas Machado - University of Maryland Baltimore County

  • P - Alex Klitsas - Texas State University

  • Closer -  Noah Walker - Texas State University

To the Honorable Mention Team

  • Out - Ryan Brown - University of Maryland Baltimore County

  • Inf - Scout Knotts - Shippensburg University


Gaithersburg Giants Win Challenge for First Time in 2018 as League Sets Record


The 2019 Challenge will be Saturday on July 13
from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

College baseball players who have come from across the country to play summer baseball in Montgomery County will collect food at twelve Giant Food stores across Montgomery County for the Manna Food Center in support of our neighbors in need. Since 2010, Ripken League players have collected nearly 27 tons of food for Manna Food Center!

Each family that donates two or more cans or boxes of food will receive a free family pass for four to a regular season game this July in your favorite Cal Ripken League ballpark.

Come to the following Giant Food stores with your contributions on 7/13:

  • Flower Hill - 18250 Flower Hill Way
  • Goshen Crossing - 20044 Goshen Road
  • Kentlands - 229 Kentlands Boulevard
  • Shady Grove - 16837 Crabbs Branch Way


The team whose fans donate the most food (by weight) will win the annual Challenge Cup!

Suggested Shopping List

Whole Grains, whole wheat pasta, brown rice, oatmeal (plain oatmeal in packets or canisters), beans (dried, canned), canned chicken tuna or salmon, nut butters (plain nuts and salt), vegetables (canned, low-sodium or no-added salt), fruits (cans and cups in fruit juice)

Thanks to the Manna Food Center, Giant Food, and Text Design for supporting this community service program of the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League.

Giants Sent Five to Cal Ripken League 2018 All-Star Classic, Two to Sunbelt Classic

This year's CRCBL All-Star Game took place on WEDNESDAY, July 11, at Bethesda's Shirley Povich Field (home of the Big Train). Gates opened at 4:15 p.m. Game play started around 7:00. Admission will be charged.

Again this year, the Giants played for the North All-Star team (Giants, Redbirds, Dodgers, Thunderbolts, Express).

This year's Sunbelt Classic will be played July 16th and 17th at Wingate University in South Carolina. The Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League is sending 25 players chosen from across the league.



Ryan Brown #3
Charleston Southern
2018 CRCBL All-Star
2017 CRCBL All-Star


Jaret Bennett #15
Charleston Southern University
2018 CRCBL All-Star


Alex Klitsas #45
Texas State
2018 CRCBL All-Star


Andres Machado #44
U Maryland at Baltimore
2018 CRCBL All-Star


Saul Garza #30
Louisiana State
2018 CRCBL All-Star
Sunbelt Classic


Noah Walker #10
Texas State
2018 CRCBL All-Star Alternate


Sam Bertleson #9
U of Texas Austin
Sunbelt Classic


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

Check Out These Other GSA Teams!

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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