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League Standouts (Good and Bad) at the Halfway Mark

Major League Baseball marked the halfway point of its season with an exciting All-Star game Tuesday. Unlike MLB, softball in Washington, D.C., doesn’t hold such a game to mark its midway point.

Victorious Secret Overcomes 18-Run Deficit

On a toasty Monday night on the National Mall, Victorious Secret came back from 18 runs down to defeat Yogi’s Hard Drivers, 31-27.

Rounding the Bases

Miss any of the action down on the Mall this week? Donít worry, weíve got you covered. Hereís a quick recap of the weekís action:

Tribe Holds Off Green Monsters

Need a metaphor for the Green Monstersí 14-6 loss to the Tribe on Thursday night? Just look at their beloved Boston Red Sox.

For Alphabet Soup, Softball Is a Family Activity

Thereís no crying in softball ó on the field, at least. The Alphabet Soup fan section is a different story.

Quality Bests Quantity in Wednesday Battle

Strength isnít always in numbers, especially in softball.

DOT Tops ACLU in Six Innings

Can we have the heat back?

No Independence Day Hangover for Hoosier Daddies

The smoke from the fireworks was long gone, but there was no shortage of thrills at the Washington Monument on Thursday night.

Tempers Run Hot on Eve of Holiday

The Consortium for Ocean Leadership softball team dominated from start to finish tonight, besting the National Committee for Quality Assurance, 12-6, at Washington Monument Field No. 6.

Democrats Play Hardball

Republicans lost 5-4 in the Supreme Court on Thursday morning, but it wasn’t that close Thursday night in the 51st Annual CQ Roll Call Congressional Baseball Game. A dominant performance by the Democratic bats combined with suspect pitching and defense on the part of the Republicans, resulting in an 18-5 crushing. For full coverage see:

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Cedric the Entertaining

Shortly after Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) was inducted into the CQ Roll Call Congressional Baseball Hall of Fame on the strength of his power at the plate, Democratic star Cedric Richmond (La.) knocked one of the longest hits in the history of the game Thursday night.

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Democrats Best Republicans in Baseball, 18-5

In one of the most partisan days on Capitol Hill in recent memory, Democrats retaliated against Republicans on the diamond, holding their GOP colleagues in baseball contempt just hours after Republicans had done the same with their attorney general.

Softballer Has Long History of Winning

Canon Sobayís winning credentials are the stuff of softball legends.

Softball With Chris Matthews Gets Lopsided Win

Tuesday night’s matchup between Big League Chu and Softball With Chris Matthews ended with a score that resembled a football game rather than a softball game, as the latter pounded the former, 38-17.

Coach Hits for Cycle in Losing Effort

On a breezy Monday night in Washington, Ryan Ozimek completed a rare feat in Congressional Softball League history in a loss against the previously winless Get Off Our Lawn.

Rounding the Bases

A quick recap of what we learned this week out on the diamond and from behind our laptops:

Trash Talk Lifts Tequila Mockingbirds Over Plan B

Many athletes practice the trade of trash talking, but few have truly mastered it. One of them was present on the National Mall tonight.

Softball Tournament Hopes to Be Summer Splash

While softball is already a mainstay of the recreational culture in Washington, D.C., its shadow will loom even larger over the nationís capital this summer when it gets a tournament akin to NCAAís March Madness.

Government Lawyers Shake Off Heat for Big Win

The only thing hotter than the D.C. air Wednesday night was the Branchís bats.

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