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2022 Frederick Keys: Season in Review

Keys draw 157,798 fans in second MLB Draft League season
September 15, 2022

END OF SEASON GAME NOTES (Frederick, MD) – FIRST HALF RECAP- Implemented by the MLB Draft League for 2022, a new expanded 80-game format was split into 40-game halves. The first half featured primarily amateur players who were draft-eligible and still had college eligibility remaining. A total of 57 players

Los Angeles Angels Purchase Contract of Ryan Langford

Becomes seventh Key this summer to sign as free agent
September 8, 2022

Frederick, MD -- The Los Angeles Angels purchased the contract of former Frederick right-handed pitcher Ryan Langford on Monday, September 5. Langford, 23, made 11 relief appearances for the Keys during the second half of the MLB Draft League season, recording 28 strikeouts in 14.2 innings over seven walks. He

Keys End Regular Season with Rain Shortened Defeat 

Keys finish fourth in second half standings
September 5, 2022

Frederick, MD– The Frederick Keys (18-19) were defeated by the Williamsport Crosscutters (24-13) on Sunday night by a final score of 5-3 at Nymeo Field at Harry Grove Stadium in the final game of the regular season. The game was called after the 5th inning due to inclement weather. The

Frederick Unable to Hold Williamsport in Sudden Death on Saturday

Keys will go for series win tomorrow in rubber match
September 3, 2022

Frederick, MD– The Frederick Keys (18-18) were defeated by the Williamsport Crosscutters (23-13) on Saturday night by a final score of 3-3 at Nymeo Field at Harry Grove Stadium. Williamsport won in the extra inning sudden death tiebreaker on a game-winning hit by third baseman Chris Swanberg off of left-handed

Offensive Fireworks Give Keys Series Opening Win over Williamsport

Fitzgerald just a triple shy of the cycle
September 3, 2022

Frederick, MD– The Frederick Keys (18-17) defeated the Williamsport Crosscutters (22-13) on Friday night by a final score of 12-2 at Nymeo Field at Harry Grove Stadium. Frederick’s 12 runs and 16 hits on the night matched second-half season highs. Frederick scored all 12 runs in the first four innings

Early Trouble and Late Rally Falls Short in Series Loss to West Virginia

Keys eliminated from playoff contention
September 1, 2022

Frederick, MD– The Frederick Keys (17-17) were defeated by the West Virginia Black Bears (23-14) on Thursday night by a final score of 6-3 at Monongalia County Ballpark in Morgantown, West Virginia. A run each in the first three innings off starting right-hander Drew Minter (Incarnate Word) got him into

Offense Struggles in Wednesday Night Loss to West Virginia

Keys will go for rubber match tomorrow
August 31, 2022

Frederick, MD– The Frederick Keys (17-16) were defeated by the West Virginia Black Bears (23-13) on Wednesday night by a final score of 5-1 at Monongalia County Ballpark in Morgantown, West Virginia. After scoring the first run of the game in the 1st on a Jake Plastiak (Kentucky) RBI fielder’s

Upshaw the Hero in Come-From-Behind Sudden Death win over Black Bears

Keys come back down four in the 8th
August 30, 2022

Frederick, MD– The Frederick Keys (17-15) defeated the West Virginia Black Bears (22-13) on Tuesday night by a final score of 6-6 at Monongalia County Ballpark in Morgantown, West Virginia. The Keys won in the extra inning sudden death tiebreaker on a game-winning hit by right-fielder Caleb Upshaw (Kansas). With

Keys Score 10 Runs on 16 Hits in Series Win at Trenton

Keys win all three second-half series vs Thunder
August 29, 2022

Frederick, MD– The Frederick Keys (16-15) defeated the Trenton Thunder (7-22) on Sunday night by a final score of 10-7 at Trenton Thunder Ballpark in Trenton, New Jersey. The 16 hits matched a second-half season-high set on August 2 against Trenton. Frederick scored two runs each in the 3rd and

Eight-Run Lead Erased in Heartbreaking Saturday Night Defeat

Keys fall on walk-off in 9th
August 27, 2022

Frederick, MD– The Frederick Keys (15-15) were defeated by the Trenton Thunder (7-21) on Saturday night by a final score of 12-11 at Trenton Thunder Ballpark in Trenton, New Jersey. Up 11-3 heading into the bottom of the 7th, the Thunder scored six in the inning to make it a

Frederick Comes From Behind Late to Win Series Opener vs Trenton

Keys go back above .500
August 26, 2022

Frederick, MD– The Frederick Keys (15-14) defeated the Trenton Thunder (6-21) on Friday night by a final score of 6-3 at Trenton Thunder Ballpark in Trenton, New Jersey. The Keys offense had been one-hit and shutout through the first seven innings but in the 8th was when they would finally

Frederick Snaps Six-Game Skid Against West Virginia

Keys score 11 in series finale over Black Bears
August 25, 2022

Frederick, MD– The Frederick Keys (14-14) defeated the West Virginia Black Bears (20-11) on Thursday night by a final score of 11-8 at Nymeo Field at Harry Grove Stadium. The Keys put up five runs in the 1st, the most in a 1st inning by the offense all second-half long.

Frederick Bats Quieted in Series Loss to West Virginia

Keys collect only four hits
August 24, 2022

Frederick, MD– The Frederick Keys (13-14) were defeated by the West Virginia Black Bears (20-10) on Wednesday night by a final score of 7-3 at Nymeo Field at Harry Grove Stadium. The offense collected only four hits in the entire game against West Virginia. Against West Virginia starting right-hander Zach

Woes Against West Virginia Continue in Tuesday Night Loss

Keys fall back to .500 again
August 23, 2022

Frederick, MD– The Frederick Keys (13-13) were defeated by the West Virginia Black Bears (19-10) on Tuesday night by a final score of 9-3 at Nymeo Field at Harry Grove Stadium. The Black Bears didn’t waste any time in the 1st, scoring three runs off starting right-hander Brett Taucher (Quincy

August 21st game has been called due to weather. 

August 21, 2022

Today's game has been called due to weather. All tickets from tonight can be exchanged as a Rainout for any future game in the 2022 Frederick Keys Season or the first month of 2023 Frederick Keys Season At The Keys Box Office. The Box Office hours are 11 AM -

Fitzgerald’s Walk-Off Single Completes 9th Inning Keys Comeback

First Keys walk-off win this summer
August 20, 2022

Frederick, MD – The Frederick Keys (13-12) defeated the Trenton Thunder (6-17) on Saturday night by a final score of 8-7 at Nymeo Field at Harry Grove Stadium. Ben Fitzgerald’s (UC Irvine) walk-off RBI single in the 9th with the bases loaded completed the comeback after Frederick trailed 7-6 heading

Baeza’s Homer Helps Keys Secure Series Opener over Trenton

Keys pitching strikes out 14
August 19, 2022

Frederick, MD– The Frederick Keys (12-12) defeated the Trenton Thunder (6-16) on Friday night by a final score of 4-1 at Nymeo Field at Harry Grove Stadium. After Trenton got out to a 1-0 lead after the top of the 1st, Alex Baeza (Utah) launched his team-leading seventh home run

Former Frederick LHP Zack Qin Signed by Padres

Becomes first Draft League player to sign as an international free agent
August 19, 2022

Frederick, MD -- The San Diego Padres announced that the team signed international free agent LHP Zack Qin. A native of Beijing, China, Qin pitched for the Frederick Keys in the MLB Draft League and the Appalachian League’s Burlington Sock Puppets this summer. He is the MLB Draft League’s first

Keys Swept by West Virginia on Thursday Night

Keys fall below .500
August 18, 2022

Frederick, MD– The Frederick Keys (11-12) were defeated by the West Virginia Black Bears (17-8) on Thursday night by a final score of 5-2 from Monongalia County Ballpark in Morgantown, West Virginia. In a 2-2 game with runners on second and third and two outs and starting right-hander Jonathan Pintaro

Keys Can’t Hold Lead in Wednesday Loss to West Virginia

Keys fall back to .500
August 17, 2022

Frederick, MD– The Frederick Keys (11-11) were defeated by the West Virginia Black Bears (16-8) on Wednesday night by a final score of 6-3 from Monongalia County Ballpark in Morgantown, West Virginia. Similarly to Tuesday night, the Keys led 3-0 heading into the last of the 6th. The Keys scored

Five-Run 6th Downs Frederick in Tuesday Loss to West Virginia

Keys outhit Black Bears 11-6 in loss
August 16, 2022

Frederick, MD– The Frederick Keys (11-10) were defeated by the West Virginia Black Bears (15-8) on Tuesday night by a final score of 5-4 from Monongalia County Ballpark in Morgantown, West Virginia. The Keys led 2-0 for half the game heading into the last of the 6th but that’s when

Baeza, Langford nab MLB Draft League weekly honors

Alex Baeza and Ryan Langford named Draft League Hitter and Pitcher of the Week, respectively
August 16, 2022

NEW YORK -- The MLB Draft League announced that Frederick’s Alex Baeza and Ryan Langford were named Hitter and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, for the period of Aug. 8 to Aug. 14. Baeza, 24, receives Hitter of the Week honors after batting .600 (6-for-10) with four home runs and

Keys Score 11 to Grab Series from Mahoning Valley

Keys win third consecutive series
August 14, 2022

Frederick, MD– The Frederick Keys (11-9) defeated the Mahoning Valley Scrappers (7-15) on Sunday afternoon by a final score of 11-2 from Nymeo Field at Harry Grove Stadium. A five-run 3rd inning and a four-run 5th inning for Frederick propelled the Keys to their third consecutive series win. A two-run

Keys Score 12 to Even Up Series vs Mahoning Valley

Keys score second-half high in runs
August 13, 2022

Frederick, MD– The Frederick Keys (10-9) defeated the Mahoning Valley Scrappers (7-14) on Saturday night by a final score of 12-3 from Nymeo Field at Harry Grove Stadium. The Keys broke out for a second-half season high 12 runs on 13 hits with the offense scoring three runs each in

Bullpen Unable to Hold in Series Opening Loss to Scrappers

Scrappers score three in 8th to upset Keys
August 12, 2022

Frederick, MD– The Frederick Keys (9-9) were defeated by the Mahoning Valley Scrappers (7-13) on Friday night by a final score of 7-4 from Nymeo Field at Harry Grove Stadium. The Scrappers largest lead was 4-1 heading into the 4th but an RBI hit by Caleb Upshaw (Kansas), a solo