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2029 Champion

Minas Ithil
Minas Ithil Wyrms

2029 Awards

Aragorn MVP
Shire: B. *Trollbasher (MI)
Mordor: T. *Samarkand (DM)

Gandalf Pitcher Award
Shire: L. Legura (MI)
Mordor: E. Whistler (MM)

Sam Gamgee Batter Award
Shire: B. *Trollbasher (MI)
Mordor: H. Rockdelver (DG)

Gwaihir Reliever Award
Shire: K. the Irritable (LT)
Mordor: P. Pieweto (ISE)

Frodo Rookie Award
Shire: T. Armorbender (OF)
Mordor: I. Foriand (MM)

2028 Champion

Minas Ithil
Minas Ithil Wyrms

2027 Champion

Moria
Moria Miners

2026 Champion

Ravenhill
Ravenhill Darkwings

2025 Champion

Minas Morgul
Minas Morgul Slayers

2024 Champion

Bucklebury
Bucklebury Fairies

2023 Champion

Bucklebury
Bucklebury Fairies

2022 Champion

Misty Mountain
Misty Mountain Hops

2021 Champion

Isengard
Isengard Raiders

2020 Champion

Mirkwood
Mirkwood Marauders

2019 Champion

Old Forest
Old Forest Merry Fellows

2018 Champion

Isengard Raiders
Isengard Raiders

2017 Champion

Bywater Bounders
Bywater Bounders

2016 Champion

Old Forest Merry Fellows
Old Forest Merry Fellows

2015 Champion

Bree Cheese
Bree Cheese

2014 Champion

Dunharrow Devils
Dunharrow Devils

2013 Champion

Misty Mountain Hops
Misty Mountain Hops

2012 Champion

Dagorlad Disaster
Dagorlad Disaster

2011 Champion

Mirkwood Marauders
Mirkwood Marauders

2010 Champion

Minas Morgul Slayers
Minas Morgul Slayers

2009 Champion

Old Forest Merry Fellows
Old Forest Merry Fellows

2008 Champion

2008 Numenor Kings
Numenor Kings

2007 Champion

2007 Mirkwood Marauders
Mirkwood Marauders

2006 Champion

2006 Mirkwood Marauders
Mirkwood Marauders

2005 Champion

2005 Mirkwood Marauders
Mirkwood Marauders

2004 Champion

2004 Numenor Kings
Numenor Kings

2003 Champion

2003 Wilderland Wargs
Wilderland Wargs



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(November 21, 2014) Posted: 12:04 AM EDT.

Erebor-Dunharrow Trade: Cross for Facestomper

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2030
It came down to the last hour of a self-imposed trade deadline, but the Erebor Eagles and Dunharrow Devils finally came to an agreement on a trade that had been rumored for weeks. The trade sends Erebor's 28-year-old starting pitcher Arulas Cross to Dunharrow in a swap for 23-year-old minor league catcher Erudak Facestomper. Both GMs seemed relieved that the deal had been completed with one stating, "We had to set a deadline to get it done." The players are expected to report to their new teams by tomorrow.

His record this year is 5-7 in 17 starts and Cross has a 5.25 ERA.

Link to this story | more from Dunharrow, more from Erebor

(November 20, 2014) Posted: 11:43 PM EDT.

Shire Wins 4th straight All-Star Showdown

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2030
The Shire Conference made it four victories in a row over their rivals in the Mordor Conference with a 9-2 win at The Ballpark at Helm's Deep. A convincing win, this stretches their lead in the series to 16-12.

For much of the game, however, it was much closer than the final score might indicate. After Minas Ithil's Hahai Brainthrottler got the scoring started with a mammoth 2-run HR in the top of the 2nd, The Ravenhill crowd of almost 55,000 fans got to see their hometown hero, Forerunner *Baggins, tie the score with a 2-run blast of his own. And that's the way it stayed until the 6th inning.

In the top of the 6th, Bree's Deivi Ironmaster put the Shire gang on top with a solo homer that was followed two outs later by Brainthrottler's 2nd HR of the game, giving the Shire Conference a 5-2 lead.

The next inning, they really broke it open when Justin Bats of Minas Tirith hit a solo homer to make it 6-2, and after Ironmaster collected his 4th hit of the game, Old Forest's Elle-Rhonda *Hubbard greeted new pitcher, Proddo Pieweto of Isengard, with a 3-run blast that made it 9-2.

Minas Ithil hurler, Levi LegurÓ, was credited with the win, and Bulbo Moss of Dead Marshes took the loss. The Player of the Game was Hahai Brainthrottler.

(November 17, 2014) Posted: 7:56 PM EDT.

Handtrembler Nets MC #1 Pitcher Award

Monday, July 1st, 2030
Muumsh Handtrembler is at the zenith of his career and today he was selected as the Mordor Conference Pitcher of the Month for June.

He made 16 relief appearances for Numenor last month, throwing 17 innings and collecting 11 saves, a 3-0 record, 18 strikeouts and a 4.24 ERA.

For the year Handtrembler has 23 saves in 40 relief appearances with a 6-2 mark and 3.95 ERA.

Link to this story | more from League News, more from Numenor

Eliolas June's Best Hurler in SC

Monday, July 1st, 2030
Galugol Eliolas was on top of the world in June, capping it off with the Shire Conference Pitcher of the Month honors.

The Minas Ithil starter was superb in 5 starts with 5 wins and no losses, 41.2 innings pitched, 42 strikeouts and a fine 1.51 ERA.

Eliolas has made 17 starts so far this year and put up a 15-1 won-lost record with a 2.07 ERA. In 135 innings he has allowed 89 hits, walked 29 and struck out 143.

Thraryn *Samarkand Winner in June

Monday, July 1st, 2030
Thraryn *Samarkand had quite a month with the bat in June and the Dead Marshes center fielder was crowned Mordor Conference Batter of the Month for his outstanding efforts.

To win the honor, he batted .394 with 39 hits, 7 home runs, 24 RBIs and 26 runs scored. He also drew 13 walks to post a .456 on-base percentage.

This season *Samarkand is batting .320 with 98 hits and 15 home runs. He has scored 60 times and has 49 runs batted in.

SC Batter of the Month Honors to *Goodbody

Monday, July 1st, 2030
Seasoned by several years of professional experience, 33-year-old Foundling *Goodbody put together a solid offensive month for Rivendell and was crowned June's top batter in the Shire Conference.

He batted .347 with 8 home runs, 24 RBIs and 23 runs scored.

In this current campaign *Goodbody is hitting at a .279 clip with 13 home runs and 49 RBIs.

MC Awards Player of the Week

26-year-old Limli Anvilrender sent shock waves through Tolkien Baseball last week with an eye-popping performance that brought him the Mordor Conference Player of the Week Award.

A newcomer to the league, Anvilrender made the establishment sit up and take notice, punishing opposing pitchers with a .619 average, 13 hits in 21 at-bats, 1 home run and 3 RBI.

Where the Dagorlad Disaster center fielder goes from here, only the baseball gods know for sure, but Anvilrender certainly made his mark last week.

To date this year Anvilrender is batting .346 with 8 home runs.

Link to this story | more from Dagorlad, more from League News

Week's #1 Player: Rivendell's Trolldragger


The Shire Conference made it official today: Fofur Trolldragger is the Player of the Week.

He really glistened on the diamond this week with a .500 average to take home the honor. The Rivendell center fielder went 12-24, drove in 4 runs, scored 4 times and hit 1 home run.

Thus far this year Trolldragger is batting .325 with 8 home runs, 33 RBIs and 30 runs scored.

Buckland Sizzles, Mirkwood Fizzles

Thursday, June 27th, 2030
Relying on pinpoint control and a good array of pitches, Clarence Buckland of the Bucklebury Fairies held the Mirkwood Marauders scoreless today. He scattered 1 hit over 9 innings and fanned 8 on his way to the 8-0 victory.

This season in 15 starts Clarence Buckland has a record of 8-5 with 85 strikeouts in 96 innings and a 4.41 ERA.

Hops Fields Strikes out 16 Dragons

Tuesday, June 25th, 2030
Peregrin Fields of the Misty Mountain Hops struck out an amazing 16 batters today at Gap of Rohan Park at Caradhras and whipped the Dol Guldur Dragons 6-3. Fields allowed 5 hits and gave up 1 walk in a sensational mound performance. "I really felt like I had complete command of all my pitches during the game," said a smiling Fields when asked about his stellar outing. "These types of games don't happen all the time, so I'm going to savor this one for a while."

On the season Fields has 8 wins and 3 losses and a 4.76 ERA.

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