Alexandria Aces Collegiate Summer Baseball Club: News & Events

Saturday, June 18
Join CEO, Scott Spiker of First Command Financial Services for a night out at the ball park!



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First Command Financial Services will be the Game Night Sponsor for the Monday, June 20 game against the Bethesda Big Train.

Join Host, Scott Spiker, CEO of First Command Financial Services for a fun night at the ball park. They will be raffling off gift certificates for the Dairy Godmother, as well as other prizes throughout the game.

Join the Alexandria Little League for a clinic with the Aces players before the game; be there by 6:30 PM. It will be a night to remember. Little Leaguers in uniform accompanied by a paying adult will pay only $1.00 at the gate; adults $3.00.

Come out and cheer on the Aces as they take on one of the top teams in the Cal Ripken League. See you at the park! 



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Thursday, October 28
Alexandria Aces are proud to announce their new head coach, Corey Haines

 

Corey comes to the Alexandria Aces from University of Maryland, College Park. While attending University of Maryland, Corey received a Bachelors degree in Kinesiology. Starting in the Spring of 2009, Corey served as a volunteer assistant baseball coach for the Terps.

Corey is originally from Elkton, MD where he attended North East High School and played baseball and basketball. In 2006, Corey's senior year, the North East High School baseball team won the State Championship.

 He went on to play baseball at Cecil Legion Community College while working toward and receiving his Associates degree. While playing at Cecil Legion, the team went on to win consecutive State Championships in 2006 and 2007. 

 

 



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ALEXANDRIA ACES 2010 BASEBALL SCHEDULE  

All Aces home games, in bold, are played at Frank E. Mann Field

(behind Cora Kelly School, 3600 Commonwealth Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22305)

at Four Mile Run Park

Fri., June 4 - 7:00 pm - Herndon Braves (Opening Night)

Sat., June 5 - 7:00 pm - Rockville Express

Sun., June 6 - 7:30 pm @ Bethesda Big Train

Mon., June 7 - 5:00 & 7:00 pm (DH) @ Youse's Orioles

Wed., June 9 - 7:00 pm - @ Herndon Braves

Thu., June 10 - 7:00 pm - @ Silver Spring-Takoma Thunderbolts

Fri., June 11 - 7:00 pm - Silver Spring-Takoma Thunderbolts

Sat., June 12 - 1:00 pm - @ Baltimore Redbirds

Sun., June 13 - Off Day - No Game Scheduled

Mon., June 14 - 7:00 pm - @ Southern Maryland Nationals (Regency Furniture Stadium, Waldorf, MD)

Tue., June 15 - 7:00 pm - Bethesda Big Train

Wed., June 16 - 7:00 pm - Rockville Express

Thu., June 17 - 7:00 pm - Herndon Braves

Fri., June 18 - 5:00 pm - @ Rockville Express

Sat., June 19 - 7:00 pm - @ Southern Maryland Nationals

Sun., June 20 - 1:00 pm - @ Youse's Orioles

Mon., June 21 - 7:00 pm - Southern Maryland Nationals

Tue., June 22 - 7:00 pm - League Game/TBD

Wed., June 23 - 7:00 pm - 7:00 - @ Herndon Braves

Thu., June 24 - 7:00 pm - Bethesda Big Train

Fri., June 25 - 7:00 pm - Southern Maryland Nationals

Sat., June 26 - 7:00 pm - @ Silver Spring-Takoma Thunderbolts

Sun., June 27 - 7:00 pm - Baltimore Redbirds

Tue., June 29 - 7:00 pm - League Game/TBD

Wed., June 30 - 7:00 pm - Silver Spring-Takoma Thunderbolts

Thu., July 1 - 7:00 pm - Baltimore Redbirds

Fri., July 2 - 7:00 pm - Rockville Express

Sat., July 3 - 1:00 pm - @ Baltimore Redbirds

Mon., July 5 - 7:00 pm - Silver Spring-Takoma Thunderbolts

Tue., July 6 - 7:00 pm - @ Baltimore Redbirds (Ripken Stadium Complex, Aberdeen, MD)

Wed., July 7 - 7:00 pm - Bethesda Big Train

Fri., July 9 - 5:00 pm - @ Rockville Express

Sat., July 10 - 7:00 pm - Youse's Orioles

Sun., July 11 - 5:00 pm - @ Rockville Express

Tue., July 13 - 7:00 pm - League Game/TBD

Thu., July 15 - 7:00 pm - @ Silver Spring-Takoma Thunderbolts

Fri., July 16 - 7:30 pm - @ Bethesda Big Train

Sat., July 17 - 7:00 pm - Southern Maryland Nationals

Sun., July 18 - 5:00 & 7:00 pm (DH) - Youse's Orioles

Mon., July 19 - 7:00 pm - Baltimore Redbirds

Tue., July 20 - 7:00 pm - League Game/TBD

Thu., July 22 - 7:30 pm - @ Bethesda Big Train

Fri., July 23 - 7:00 pm - @ Southern Maryland Nationals

Sat., July 24 - 7:00 pm - Herndon Braves

Sun., July 25 - 7:00 pm - @ Herndon Braves

* Times and dates are subject to change. For additional information, please check this website for updates prior to the beginning of the 2010 season.



A SPECIAL ACES 'THANK YOU!'

Our 2009 season has officially come to an end and the entire Aces organization would like to 'tip our caps' and say 'thank you' to our team, coaches, fans, friends, host families, sponsors and supporters, for helping us to have the great year, both on and off the field.

The Aces congratulates the Bethesda Big Train, for winning the CRSCBL 2009 regular season (31-10) and league championships (3-0), as well as the Maryland Redbirds, Herndon Braves and Silver Spring-Takoma Thunderbolts for getting into our league's championship series.

This year we set a new home attendance record, eclipsing our 2008 inaugural season numbers. Our fans made Frank Mann Field at Four Mile Run Park a destination place for watching great highly-competitive collegiate summer baseball! Our team had a winning record at home and played strong baseball throughout the season, with 14 contests being decided by one run.

In the off-season we'll be having monthly meetings to get ready for 2010, as well as having our first-ever banquet and silent auction in the Fall. In the Spring we'll have our first-ever golf tournament as well.

Next summer, be sure to tell your friends and family that when you're going out to see some great baseball, you're staying on our side of the Potomac, in Alexandria - 'Where Legends Begin!"

Thanks again everyone! We'll see you soon!


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FORMER ACE, KYLE BRADLEY, INTERVIEWED BY WWNY, CHANNEL 7

Former Alexandria Aces' (2008) RHP, Kyle Bradley, (Rutgers), gets interviewed by WWNY, Channel 7 (Watertown, NY), regarding his 2009 summer season with the Watertown Wizards of the New York Collegiate Baseball League.



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FRANK MANN FIELD MAKEOVER

Frank Mann Field, behind Cora Kelly School, where the Aces play in Alexandria, is going under a complete field renovation.  

The field has been laser-graded and has been rebuilt so that it drains properly after a hard and long rain.

On Friday, August 14, new Bermuda sod was installed in the infield and Bermuda sod sprigs were planted in the outfield.



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Alexandria Little League is getting geared up for fall ball

ALEXANDRIA LITTLE LEAGUE IS GETTING GEARED UP FOR FALL BALL

Alexandria Little League is currently signing up children to participate in their upcoming 2009 Fall Baseball and Kickball season.

The following info is from their website:

Alexandria Little League (All) announces registration for Fall Baseball & Kickball for 2009. The ALL Fall Ball program is an instructional league. Neither scores nor standings are kept. Managers are encouraged to maximize the playing time and exposure to new playing positions for each player on the roster.

The ALL Fall Baseball season will run from early September through early November 2009. Please register below as soon as possible. Registrations postmarked or processed after August 21, 2009, will be placed on a waiting list.

The new ALL Kickball League will run from September 12 through October 31. Please register below as soon as possible. Registrations postmarked or processed after September 4, 2009, will be placed on a waiting list. 

For additional info, please click on the 'Alexandria Little League' logo above.



ACES 2009 SEASON SCORES

Game/Score/Record/Streak/Home/Away

@ Silver Spring-Takoma Thunderbolts 10, Alexandria Aces 2 - (0-1)(L1)(0-0)(0-1)

@ Youse's Orioles 4, Alexandria Aces 0 - (0-2)(L2)(0-0)(0-2)

@ Alexandria Aces 2, Rockville Express 1, 10 Innings - (1-2)(W1)(1-0)(0-2)

@ Bethesda Big Train 16, Alexandria Aces 0 - (1-3)(L1)(1-0)(0-3)

@ Alexandria Aces 1, Youse's Orioles 0 - (2-3)(W1)(2-0)(0-3)

@ Alexandria Aces 0, Youse's Orioles 2 - (2-4)(L1)(2-1)(0-3)

@ Youse's Orioles 3, Alexandria Aces 0 - (2-5)(L2)(2-1)(0-4)

@ Youse's Orioles 0, Alexandria Aces 2 - (3-5)(W1)(2-1)(1-4)

@ Rockville Express 3, Alexandria Aces 5 - (4-5)(W2)(2-1)(2-4)

@ Alexandria Aces 4, Rockville Express 6 - (4-6)(L1)(2-2)(2-4)

@ Alexandria Aces 6, Bethesda Big Train 3 - (5-6)(W1)(3-2)(2-4)

@ Alexandria Aces 2, Maryland Redbirds 0 - (6-6)(W2)(4-2)(2-4)

@ Alexandria Aces 5, Silver Spring-Takoma Thunderbolts 6, 12 Innings - (6-7)(L1)(4-3)(2-4)

@ College Park Bombers 3, Alexandria Aces 4 - (7-7)(W1)(5-3)(2-4)

@ College Park Bombers 2, Alexandria Aces 1 - (7-8)(L1)(5-3)(2-5)

@ Herndon Braves 9, Alexandria Aces 2 - (7-9)(L2)(5-3)(2-6)

@ Alexandria Aces 4, Youse's Orioles 3, 10 Innings - (8-9)(W1)(6-3)(2-6)

@ Silver Spring-Takoma Thunderbolts 3, Alexandria Aces 1 - (8-10)(L1)(6-3)(2-7)

@ Bethesda Big Train 1, Alexandria Aces 0 - (8-11)(L2) (6-3)(2-8)

@ Alexandria Aces 9, Silver Spring-Takoma Thunderbolts 2 - (9-11)(W1)(7-3)(2-8)

@ Maryland Redbirds 4, Alexandria Aces 1 - (9-12)(L1)(7-3)(2-9)

@ Alexandria Aces 0, Maryland Redbirds 5 - (9-13(L2)(7-4)(2-9)

@ Alexandria Aces 3, Maryland Redbirds 6, 10 Innings - (9-14)(L3)(7-5)(2-9)

@ Alexandria Aces 3, Herndon Braves 1 - (10-14)(W1)(8-5)(2-9)

@Alexandria Aces 4, Herndon Braves 7 - (10-15)(L1)(8-6)(2-9)

@ Alexandria Aces 5, Rockville Express 0 - (11-15)(W1)(9-6)(2-9)

@ Alexandria Aces 2, Rockville Express 1 - (12-15)(W2)(10-6)(2-9)

@ Alexandria Aces 5, College Park Bombers 2 - (13-15)(W3)(11-6)(2-9)

@ Silver Spring-Takoma Thunderbolts 5, Alexandria Aces 2 - (13-16)(L1)(11-6)(2-10)

@ College Park Bombers 11, Alexandria Aces 6 - (13-17)(L2)(11-6)(2-11)

@ Herndon Braves 3, Alexandria Aces 2, 10 Innings - (13-18)(L3)(11-6)(2-12)

@ Bethesda Big Train 10, Alexandria Aces 2 - (13-19)(L4)(11-6)(2-13)

@ Alexandria Aces 2, Bethesda Big Train 1 - (14-19)(W1)(12-6)(2-13)

@ Maryland Redbirds 1, Alexandria Aces 5 - (15-19)(W2)(12-6)(3-13)

@ Maryland Redbirds 3, Alexandria Aces 0 - (15-20)(L1)(12-6)(3-14)

@ Alexandria Aces 6, Bethesda Big Train 13 - (15-21)(L2)(12-7)(3-14)

@ Rockville Express 0, Alexandria Aces 1, 8 Innings - (16-21)(W1)(12-7)(4-14)

@ Rockville Express 4, Alexandria Aces 3 - (16-22)(L1)(12-7)(4-15)

@ Alexandria Aces 4, College Park Bombers 1 - (17-22)(W1)(13-7)(4-15)

@ Alexandria Aces 2, Herndon Braves 3 - (17-23)(L1)(13-8)(4-15)

@ Alexandria Aces 1, Herndon Braves 2 - (17-24)(L2)(13-9)(4-15)

@ Alexandria Aces 6, Silver Spring-Takoma 9 - (17-25)(L3)(13-10)(4-15)

-----------END OF ACES 2009 SEASON-----------

 

For 2009 CRSCBL Final Standings, please go to: http://www.ripkensrcollegebaseball.org/published/standings/index.html



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Thomas Gray (Armstrong Atlantic) named Cal Ripken, Sr. Collegiate Baseball League Pitcher of the Week for the week of June 15 to June 21 

Thomas Gray (Armstrong Atlantic) of the Alexandria Aces has been named the Cal Ripken, Sr. Collegiate Baseball League Pitcher of the Week for the week of June 15 to June 21. Gray pitched a gem against the Maryland Redbirds on Sunday, June 21, allowing just three hits and a walk while striking out nine batters en route to a nine-inning shutout.

Gray retired 23 of the first 25 batters he faced in that game and didn't surrender the walk until the eighth inning. After a two out single in the first inning, Gray retired the next 18 batters consecutively, and he finished the game by striking out the final two batters. Gray also pitched a perfect ninth inning against the Rockville Express on June 16, recording one strikeout. Opponents hit just .091 against Gray last week.



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THANK YOU!
 
The Alexandria Aces, operating as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization reached out to the Alexandria business community for their support and the local businesses hit a GRAND SLAM.  We would like to extend a warm welcome and thank each business for their support of  the Aces'  2008 inaugural season. We feel that together we have set in place the foundation for  strong relationships that are essential to the success of the team for this year and years to come. These relationships will enable the Aces to fulfill their mission statement by giving us the opportunity to partner with the City of Alexandria to enhance  youth sports for the children of the city. Fans, please join us in thanking our sponsors for this tremendous opportunity!

Adron Krekeler/MICG Investments - Affordable Signs & Banners - Alexandria Chevrolet - Alexandria Buick Pontiac GMC Saturn - Alexandria Times - American Advertising Distributors - Peace Players International - Beltway Transportation -  Bill Howard - Bugsy's Sports Saloon - Carl Goldberg/Century 21 - Christine Garner/Weichert Realtors - Clark & Sampson - FSI Renovations, Inc/Marc Leon - Hilton Mark Center Alexandria - Kwik Kopy of Alexandria - Law Offices of Mark S Allen - Law Offices of Roetzel & Andress, Washington, DC - Lisa Miller/State Farm Insurance - NOVA Pain & Rehab - Preferred Offices - Simpson Development - Suntrust Mortgage/Frank Fannon - The Salvation Army/Alexandria Adult Rehabilitation Center  - Union Street Public House - W. B. Hopke Construction - YMCA Alexandria



Tuesday, May 19
ALEXANDRIA ACES 2009 PITCHER NOAH SOLOMON PICKS UP POST SEASON AWARD
Noah Solomon Highlights Trinity 2009 All-SCAC Selections
Trinity sophomore Noah Solomon was named the 2009 SCAC Pitcher of the Year, highlighting six Tiger players to receive All-SCAC honors.  Evan Jones, Stosh Hoover, Kyle Felix, and Jordan Pennington joined Solomon on the All-SCAC First Team, while Evan Bronson was honorable mention All-SCAC.


New 2009 CRSCBL Logo
A new look for 2009.  The Cal Ripken, Sr. League has rolled out a new look for the 2009 season, with a new League log design.  After the addtion of the two Virginia franchises, the League decided to move away from the traditional logo that features the Maryland State Flag unfurling away from a baseball.  The new logo invokes the memory of a certain legendary coach, looking out over the diamond from the dugout steps.  The logo was designed by Leigh Zimnisky of Corporate Printing Solutions. 

Saturday, March 7
GRANDIERI SETS IVY LEAGUE ON FIRE TO BEGIN 2009 SEASON

Saturday, March 7
KNOWLES OUT OF THE BLOCKS EARLY FOR NC WESLEYAN

Thursday, March 12
ARMSTRONG ATLANTIC'S THOMAS GRAY STARTS 4-1

Friday, May 15
FORMER ACE CODY WALDEN OF ARMSTRONG ATLANTIC EARNS 2009 TOP HONOR

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JOIN OUR TEAM!

BECOME AN ACES 2009 SPONSOR TODAY! 

Your Alexandria Aces are actively looking for sponsors to join the team for our 2009 season, one with the excitement of college baseball at Four Mile Run Park that you definitely won't want to miss! 

The Aces claimed second-place in attendance for the league during its 2008 inaugural season, with almost 3,000 people cheering on the team at Frank E. Mann Memorial Field! 

Thirty players from colleges, universities, and junior colleges will start coming to Alexandria on Saturday, May 30.   The crack of bats, the smell of hot dogs and popcorn will fill the air as fans from throughout our area join in to root for OUR home team!

If you have any questions regarding 2009 sponsorships, please e-mail us at AlexandriaAces@gmail.com.

 Thanks in advance for your continued strong interest in supporting collegiate summer baseball in Alexandria - "Where Legends Begin!"

 Go Aces!



ACES ANNOUNCE 2009 ROSTER AND SCHEDULE
As June quickly approaches the Aces want to thank all the fans and sponsors for their support in our inaugural season in 2008. Our 2009 roster is now posted as is our 2009 schedule. Click the "Roster" tab on the left navigation bar to see the great group of players coming to Alexandria for the summer season . The "Schedule" tab lists the games for the 2009 season and will be updated with results as the games are played and the "Calendar" tab has been updated to show all of the games. Join us as we kick off the season with our home opener on June 5th at Four Mile Run Park.

HAVE ANY QUESTIONS?

If you have questions regarding the Aces, please send an e-mail to AskTheAces@AlexandriaAces.org.  We'll try to get back to you as soon as we can!



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