| June 19, 2012, 9:38 p.m.
A chief complaint of many teams this season has been the difficulty of finding an available playing field.
| June 19, 2012, 9:57 a.m.
All Vols third baseman and left fielder Andy Steele put his last name in action on Monday night when he stole home against the previously undefeated Howard Bitewings (4-0), leading his team to a 23-16 victory in a classic Congressional Softball League game.
| June 18, 2012, 4:05 p.m.
What Exit?, the Garden State team in the House Softball League, had a simple Monday request: that their game with Texas Republic be voted the league’s game of the week. And for good reason. The game, set for Thursday, pits What Exit?’s 6-2 record against the 5-0 Texas Republic, who also happens to be sitting atop the league.
| June 15, 2012, 5:33 p.m.
Here’s a quick recap of what we learned this week out on the diamond and from behind our laptops:
| June 14, 2012, 10:51 p.m.
The Bada Bings (8-0) shook off an up-and-down start to post a 20-13 win over the Government Printing Office’s previously perfect Read the Fine Print (4-1) in a 90-minute epic tonight.
| June 14, 2012, 12:03 a.m.
ďThree leagues? But there are only two chambers.Ē
| June 13, 2012, 11:05 p.m.
The Major League Ballers (4-2) took advantage of perfect softball weather on the National Mall, cruising past the MisHits (0-3-1), 22-12, in Wednesday nightís House Softball League action.
| June 12, 2012, 10:57 p.m.
Randall Jefferson, starting pitcher for the Cap City Brewing Flyers, let his bat and glove lead the way tonight in his team’s 10-7 victory over Licensed to IL.
| June 11, 2012, 11:56 p.m.
Elevated Threat and the Stroke Signals took their Monday night game down to the wire, with the former defeating the latter, 12-11.
| June 7, 2012, 10:08 p.m.
Disclaimer: Your trusted correspondent will stay away from NBA analogies tonight to avoid jinxing the Celtics like he did the Spurs.
| June 7, 2012, 12:06 a.m.
The RBI’s of Texas, a Senate Softball League team, have yet to play a game this season (scheduling conflicts have hampered early efforts). But don’t let the incomplete record lead you to believe that it’s a novice team trying to find its bearings.
| June 6, 2012, 10:23 p.m.
If the San Antonio Spurs were paying attention to Wednesday’s Congressional Softball League action, they’d be feeling pretty good about their chances right now.
| June 5, 2012, 10:23 p.m.
Tonight’s game between Harkin’s Heroes and the Bama Bangers, a pair of Senate Softball League teams, may have featured a first this season: two female starters.
| June 4, 2012, 10:54 p.m.
Monday’s night’s House Softball League matchup between the Great Lakers, a team primarily made up of staffers from the Michigan delegation, and the Hired Guns, a team from lobbying firm Cassidy & Associates, almost didn’t happen.
| June 4, 2012, 3:47 p.m.
While a bat and a glove work great out on the diamond, they aren’t very practical at the office or around the house.
| June 1, 2012, 1:56 p.m.
Here’s a quick recap of what we learned this week out on the diamond and from behind our laptops.
| May 31, 2012, 11:51 p.m.
Under the bright May sun, Deep Space 9 got scorched.
| May 31, 2012, 4:17 p.m.
It’s hard to be great when you don’t get to play that often.
| May 31, 2012, 12:05 a.m.
In sports, trash talking can be a potent weapon in puffing up the collective team ego while cutting that of the opposition.
| May 30, 2012, 10:40 p.m.
Never Say Di (1-1) lived up to its name tonight, overcoming an early five-run deficit to notch a 6-5 win over the Arkansas Naturals (0-3) in Division 1 Senate Softball League action.