Stories by Aaron Guerrero:
Sept. 12, 2012
Abby Morgan isn’t the typical beer league softballer.
Aug. 7, 2012
It was raining home runs on the National Mall on Tuesday night as What Exit? slugged its way past the Big Lebowskis by a score of 22-16.
Aug. 6, 2012
Shaking off an early deficit, Transport This relied on some late-inning heroics to defeat Bloomberg Government 10-7 in Congressional Softball League action Monday night.
July 31, 2012
Team Dump Truck, a first-year Congressional Softball League team loaded with University of Florida alumni, had an impressive record before Tuesday night’s game, sitting at 6-2 and ranked 18th in the league.
July 30, 2012
In the Congressional Softball League , even if you’re down, you’re far from out.
July 25, 2012
It took years for Major League Baseball to accept the use of instant replay. And it’s still arguing about it. The House Softball League dealt with a similarly sweeping policy change over the issue of cancellations and forfeits. And it’s still arguing about it.
July 25, 2012
In a low-scoring game on Tuesday night, the Cap City Flyers chose stingy defense over hard slugging offense as their weapon of choice in defeating the Big Lebowskis 7-4.
July 23, 2012
It was a testy affair Tuesday night, as the All Vols eked out a 13-12 victory in the bottom of the seventh inning over La Flama Blanca.
July 18, 2012
Settling on a name is a weighty proposition for teams in the House, Senate and Congressional softball leagues. Thatís why outside-the-box thinking is the norm rather than the exception. With one collective decision, the string of words will either cloak them in celebrity, provoke fear in opponents or make the masses laugh.
July 17, 2012
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.
July 17, 2012
The Regulators didn’t let a gem of a pitching performance by veteran John Cymbalsky go to waste tonight, besting the DCI Magic, 18-1.
July 16, 2012
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.
June 27, 2012
Canon Sobayís winning credentials are the stuff of softball legends.
June 26, 2012
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.
June 25, 2012
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.
June 22, 2012
A quick recap of what we learned this week out on the diamond and from behind our laptops:
June 20, 2012
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.
June 19, 2012
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
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
Here’s a quick recap of what we learned this week out on the diamond and from behind our laptops:
June 12, 2012
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
Elevated Threat and the Stroke Signals took their Monday night game down to the wire, with the former defeating the latter, 12-11.
June 8, 2012
The land on Reservation 13, a 67-acre site along the bank of the Anacostia River, will likely serve many functions in the years to come, but playing host to a Washington Redskins training facility won’t be one of them.
June 6, 2012
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 5, 2012
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.