The Big Train 14U baseball team kicked-off its season with a second-place finish in the Rawlings Grand Slam NIT Tournament in Gardner.
Big Train opened the tournament on Saturday by beating the KC Bears and the Strike Zone Diablos 15-6 and 4-2. They then beat Omaha, Neb. team Hoseys Heroes 14-2 on Sunday morning before falling to the Wichita Aeros 8-6.
Eight pitchers threw for multiple innings over the weekend as the Big Train used their depth to their advantage.
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