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DC Wood kicked off the 2019 Spring/Summer season with a successful Opening  Weekend, including a doubleheader on April 7 at the Nationals Youth Academy Field in D.C., featuring four of the league's oldest teams, the A's, Navigators, Senators, and defending champion Barons. Video will be posted soon. The Arlington Mallards opened interleague play with IBL, and the Mudcats and Thundercats got started with the first DH of the season.

For nearly 20 years, DC Wood has been the top recreational wood bat league for the DC Metro area, with teams from DC, Alexandria, Arlington, Fairfax County, Loudoun County, Montgomery County, and Prince George's County.

We are this area's premier wood bat recreational league for skilled players.  We were the first modern era recreational league in the DC Metro area to abandon metal bats and return to the exclusive use of wood bats.

You can read about the history of our league in the "About" section.

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A's and Mallards Split

By DC Wood 05/19/2019, 10:30am EDT

At West Potomac Saturday evening, it was warm and nearly perfect for a change, with no meteorological drama as the Arlington Mallards and Alexandria A's played two. The same could not be said for the teams' defense, as they scattered 15 errors across 13 innings of play, accounting for 11 of the 28 total runs scored.

A's starter Taylor Bryner delivers a strike early in the game against the Thundercats, on his way to the win

The league held a tryout and draft for free agent players at West Potomac HS on Saturday, March 16. All DC Wood teams sent representatives to scout the players who attended. After the workout, more than 40 players were drafted!

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A's and Mallards Split

By DC Wood 05/19/2019, 10:30am EDT

At West Potomac Saturday evening, it was warm and nearly perfect for a change, with no meteorological drama as the Arlington Mallards and Alexandria A's played two. The same could not be said for the teams' defense, as they scattered 15 errors across 13 innings of play, accounting for 11 of the 28 total runs scored.

Player of the game Peter Zampa

Bullets And Navs Travel to PG to Score Lots of Runs

By DC Wood 05/09/2019, 9:00am EDT

The Bullets battled the Navigators Wednesday the 8th at Cosca, in a barn-burner  that saw the Navs come up just short of a comeback.

A's starter Taylor Bryner delivers a strike early in the game against the Thundercats, on his way to the win

Thundercats Flat in Redemption Game for A's

By DC Wood 04/29/2019, 11:30pm EDT

At Nike Park on Monday night, the Alexandria A’s looked to avenge last Monday's lopsided loss to the Washington Thundercats, and they came out swinging against the short-handed Cats squad. 

Fourteen+ Innings of Great Pitching in Mallards/Navs DH

By DC Wood 04/28/2019, 10:00pm EDT

The Northern Virginia Navigators and Arlington Mallards faced off in a DH Sunday that pitted two teams near the top of the standings against one another, and it did not disappoint.

Barons win 2018 summer championship over Mallards; their 5th consecutive title

After the first two games of this Championship Series, it was not only that the Arlington Mallards had the defending DC Wood Champion Falls Church Barons down 2-0; it was also the decisive way they had done it. 

For the decisive game 5, with the series tied at 2-2, the Barons sent their ace, McClure to the mound.  He was rudely greeted by the determined Mallards, and the Barons were down 2-0 before they could send a player to the plate in the first inning.  When they did, however, it was clear that they were equally determined.  Barnes sent the first pitch of the bottom half of the inning over the right field fence!   Then, before the first inning was complete, the Barons’ McEnhimer smacked a two-run home run to dead center to give the Barons the final lead of this series.  The Barons added 4 runs in the third inning, highlighted by a Glaser bloop single that drove in 2.  The Mallards did not feel this ball game was over yet, however, and in the top of the fifth, the Mallards they got two runs to cut the lead to 7-4.   But in the bottom of the sixth Shoenfeld's infield single drove in a runner from third.  In the seventh, the Barons’ Ortiz sent a ball over the fence and way past the tree line in left centerfield, giving the Barons a their final 9-4 lead.  The Barons’ McClure, who pitched well after surviving the first inning trouble, was dead tired as he took the mound in the ninth to finish his job, and the still game Mallards got runners to first and second with one out.  But when McClure got a big strikeout and an easy ground ball back to himself he was able to record the final out and complete the Barons’ fantastic comeback series win. This victory gives the Barons their 5th consecutive D.C. Wood Title and cements their legacy as one of the best local adult baseball teams of the decade!  This is also the Barons 7th overall title.  Caylor, Nelson, and Martinez have been a part of all 7!  Congratulations to the Barons on their latest win and their tradition of excellence!


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