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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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MESN

(August 18, 2014) Posted: 6:37 PM EDT.

Star MR Stonesoup Settles on Dagorlad

Saturday, February 9th, 2030
Dagorlad officials were grinning from ear to ear as they introduced their latest blockbuster signing to the media earlier today.

Teun Stonesoup, one of the game's marquee talents, opted for the Disaster after receiving a 3-year, $37,200,000 offer.

Up to now in his career Stonesoup has compiled a 18-29 mark in 242 games with 456 strikeouts and 335 walks in 400.2 innings. He has been credited with 11 saves and has a 5.71 ERA.

It's Official: CL Bricebolb Signs with Stars

Wednesday, February 6th, 2030
Feedback was positive in Grey Havens today as the club announced an agreement with closer Wulferth Bricebolb, one of the league's marquee players.

In his career Bricebolb has 104 saves with a 18-20 record and a 3.67 ERA.

Veteran Thunderarrow Agrees to 1-Year Deal

Wednesday, January 30th, 2030
Dead Marshes fans were pleased with the signing of Moisil Thunderarrow today. The 36-year-old inked a 1-year, $1,400,000 deal with the Uruk-hai.

Though his numbers don't jump out at you, Thunderarrow does fill a void for Dead Marshes, according to several respected analysts.

Thunderarrow has 1 save in his career with a 88-111 record and a 5.01 ERA.

(August 14, 2014) Posted: 6:50 PM EDT.

Trollmaster, Dunharrow Announce 5-Year Deal

Tuesday, January 29th, 2030
In a move expected to bring depth to the Devils, Dunharrow brass announced the signing today of catcher Karan Trollmaster.

Trollmaster will be pocketing $12,900,000 per season, an amount some BNN analysts think might be too high.

Over her 808-game career Trollmaster has compiled a .274 batting average and collected 753 hits, 56 home runs and 387 RBIs.

Star SS Sandyman Settles on Minas Tirith

Tuesday, January 29th, 2030
In what local scribes are hailing as huge, the Titans inked a $193,600,000 deal with shortstop Rowan Sandyman.

Team Officials expect Sandyman to fill an immediate void on the roster and felt the deal would make them an instant playoff contender.

Looking at his all-time stats, Sandyman has a career .286 average with 1385 hits, 246 doubles, 46 triples, 87 home runs and 600 RBIs to date. He has scored 763 runs, walked 559 times and stolen 320 bases.

MR Nourdi Signs New Pact with Lothlorien

Friday, January 25th, 2030
Lothlorien fans embraced the signing of Rose Nourdi today with a few doubts. While most were appreciative that the club had signed a solid ballplayer, they were also concerned about her reputation as a "me first" kind of gal.

Nourdi was signed for $7,070,000 over 1 year.

In her 249-game career Nourdi has been credited with 18 wins, 14 losses and 59 saves. Her ERA stands at 3.55, and she has fired third strikes past 251 batters in 251.1 innings while giving up 162 walks.

Moss Signs for 7 years

Thursday, January 24th, 2030
Media analysts hailed Dead Marshes's signing of Bulbo Moss, one of Tolkien Baseball's brightest stars, as a pivotal move.

While the deal is certain to raise a few eyebrows, Moss is expected to earn every bit of the $46,210,000 promised him over 7 years.

In his career Moss has totaled 27 victories and 21 defeats with a 3.13 ERA. The 26-year-old hurler also has struck out 407 batters in 414 innings and surrendered 352 hits.

Royals, Neuromancers Confirm Swap

Wednesday, January 16th, 2030
After prolonged negotiations Rivendell agreed to ship 26-year-old second baseman Ludor Bright Blade to Chiba City for 21-year-old minor league center fielder Baztrak Giantthrottler and 21-year-old minor league shortstop Rose Overturf. The deal is awaiting confirmation from the league office but neither team expects any hang-ups. "It took longer than expected," said one GM, "but we knew that the deal was going to happen."

Looking at his all-time stats, Bright Blade has a lifetime .264 average with 233 hits, 47 doubles, 1 triple, 14 home runs and 98 RBIs. To date he has scored 109 runs, walked 107 times and stolen 9 bases.

$36,000,000 Lands RF Hippogryph for Lumberjacks

Wednesday, January 16th, 2030
Xap Hippogryph might be in the twilight of his career, but he is not going to leave the stage before the final act. Today the 35-year-old scribbled his signature on a $9,000,000-a-year deal with the Lumberjacks.

Some fans openly questioned the signing, saying they would prefer the club use its resources on younger talent.

In his career Hippogryph has compiled a .271 batting average and collected 679 hits, 104 home runs and 389 RBIs.

(August 11, 2014) Posted: 6:11 PM EDT.

Armormaster, Lomebrildur Swap Clubs

Tuesday, January 8th, 2030
In an effort to add some depth to its roster, the Rivendell Royals have swapped 25-year-old catcher Foinus Armormaster to the Misty Mountain Hops for 27-year-old starting pitcher Tavseen Lomebrildur and 23-year-old minor league reliever Golliagol Gil-Gawen. The Royals GM told reporters, "We saw a chance to upgrade our ball club and took it."

Over his career Armormaster is batting .266 with 7 home runs and 39 RBIs. In 129 games he has delivered 85 hits, scored 28 runs, stolen 0 bases and gotten on base at a .327 clip.

In his career the 27-year-old Lomebrildur has accumulated a 23-19 won-lost mark and opposing clubs have hit .242 against him.

Commissioner Rasreth We are in the 2030 season--our 28th year!

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