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July 17, 2014

*Trollbasher Wins Shire MVP

Friday, November 16th, 2029 Earlier, Brutus *Trollbasher won his third consecutive Sam Gamgee Batter Award, and today he was rewarded with his third straight Aragorn MVP. *Trollbasher was the easy choice in the Shire Conference after leading the Minas Ithil...

#1 Pitcher Trophy Won by Wyrms LegurÓ

Monday, November 12th, 2029 The Minas Ithil Wyrms have a rising superstar or maybe even a budding Hall-of-Famer in the making. It's Levi LegurÓ, this year's Shire Conference Gandalf Pitcher Award selection. This blossoming hurler wowed fans, peers and sportswriters...

Brutus *Trollbasher Nabs Best Bat Trophy

Monday, November 12th, 2029 The Shire Conference Sam Gamgee Batter has been picked for 2029 and the honor goes to the talented Minas Ithil Wyrms catcher Brutus *Trollbasher. This season he compiled a .360 batting average with 205 hits, 12...

July 03, 2014

Minas Ithil Caps Season With Ultimate Fantasy Baseball Association Championship

Friday, November 2nd, 2029 The Ultimate Fantasy Baseball Association championship series is now history with the trophy going to the Minas Ithil Wyrms, who knocked off the Serenity Valley Fireflies 2-0 to cop the crown 4-2 in games. The victorious...

June 30, 2014

Wyrms Sweep Dead Marshes

Wednesday, October 24th, 2029 The season came to a crashing halt for the Dead Marshes Uruk-hai when the Minas Ithil Wyrms beat them 7-1 today at Uruk-hai Field to sweep the Return of the King Series 4-0. Fans in Minas...

Veteran SP Trader Stays in Minas Ithil

Saturday, October 20th, 2029 Media analysts hailed Minas Ithil's signing of Legend Trader, one of Tolkien Baseball's brightest stars, as a pivotal move. While the deal is certain to raise a few eyebrows, Trader is expected to earn every bit...

June 11, 2014

*Trollbasher Leads SC Hitters

Sunday, September 30th, 2029 The number-one ranked hitter in the Shire Conference for 2029 is Brutus *Trollbasher. The Minas Ithil Wyrms catcher won the league batting crown with 205 hits in 569 at-bats. No one in the league had a...

June 09, 2014

Week's Best Player Honored by SC

Monday, September 24th, 2029 There's nothing like being in the prime of your baseball career -- and playing like it. Just ask Hahai Brainthrottler, the Minas Ithil right fielder, who swung a sweet bat all week to not only aid...

June 05, 2014

SC Star of the Week Picked

Monday, September 17th, 2029 At the age of 27, Wilo Headhater might have some potential he hasn't realized yet -- if his success at the plate last week is any indication. The Minas Ithil third baseman put up some exceptional...

May 30, 2014

*Trollbasher's Hit Streak Soars to 20 Games

Saturday, September 1st, 2029 "Things went well for me today. I got 1 hit and the streak is up to 20 games. But we didn't win the game. As you all know, baseball is not about personal accomplishments, its about...

*Trollbasher of Minas Ithil SC Batter of the Month

Saturday, September 1st, 2029 When Brutus *Trollbasher stepped up to the plate in August, he did it with confidence and today he was honored with the Shire Conference Batter of the Month award. The young Minas Ithil catcher posted a...

May 26, 2014

Big Bat Pays Off, *Trollbasher Player of the Week

Monday, August 27th, 2029 It's always a thrill for fans of the team and students of the game alike when a superstar in the making shows what he's got. Brutus *Trollbasher, the Minas Ithil Wyrms 24-year-old catcher, put himself in...

May 19, 2014

Rowdy Players Suspended by League

Saturday, August 11th, 2029 Wilo Headhater of the Minas Ithil Wyrms and Rebo Pelham of the Lake Town Archers received notification from the league commissioner's office that they had been suspended for 5 games for their part in the on-field...

May 15, 2014

Celorfilad Gets July's Top Pitcher Trophy

Wednesday, August 1st, 2029 Noisur Celorfilad left little doubt in the minds of Shire Conference officials that he should be named July's Pitcher of the Month for his outstanding performance. "I wasn't always confident at the start of a game,"...

May 05, 2014

Player of the Week Trophy to Bats

Monday, July 16th, 2029 Olo Bats is respected by most Minas Ithil Wyrms fans for his no-frills style of play. The 28-year-old second baseman went about his business with vigor last week to grab the Shire Conference Player of the...

April 18, 2014

SC Player of the Week Selected

Monday, July 2nd, 2029 25-year-old Marin Goldtearer sent shock waves through Tolkien Baseball last week with an eye-popping performance that brought him the Shire Conference Player of the Week Award. A newcomer to the league, Goldtearer made the establishment sit...

April 17, 2014

SC Starter of the Month Goes to Trader

Sunday, July 1st, 2029 Despite the number of years he's been in the league, Legend Trader still gets excited when he puts together a quality stretch like he had in June. The 34-year-old starter for Minas Ithil was named Shire...

Brainthrottler Touches All the Bases, Hits for Cycle

Friday, June 29th, 2029 Most fans have never seen a player get a single, double, triple and home run all in one game -- but it happened today at Khazad-dum Stadium. Hahai Brainthrottler of the Minas Ithil Wyrms hit for...

April 07, 2014

Dead Marshes Snaps Bats's Streak at 24

Saturday, June 9th, 2029 Wyrms shortstop Olo Bats and his hot bat finally met their match today, ending his 24-game hitting string. The Uruk-hai held Bats hitless in 4 at-bats and also whipped Minas Ithil 3-0 at Uruk-hai Field. In...

April 03, 2014

Shire Conference Announces May's Best Batter

Friday, June 1st, 2029 Hahai Brainthrottler battered Shire Conference pitchers all May and wound up taking home the Batter of the Month Award. "I've been around Tolkien Baseball long enough to know you really have to work hard day in...

March 24, 2014

Week's Premier Player: Minas Ithil's Brainthrottler

Monday, May 14th, 2029 Hahai Brainthrottler is respected by most Minas Ithil Wyrms fans for his no-frills style of play. The 28-year-old right fielder went about his business with vigor last week to grab the Shire Conference Player of the...

March 21, 2014

Week's #1 Player Honored by SC

Monday, May 7th, 2029 Minas Ithil Wyrms fans are celebrating Hahai Brainthrottler's selection as Shire Conference Player of the Week. Brainthrottler put up some serious numbers over the past seven days as he cracked 11 hits in 24 at-bats. The...

March 20, 2014

Shire Conference Premier Pitcher is Celorfilad

Tuesday, May 1st, 2029 April's elite pitcher was Noisur Celorfilad of Minas Ithil. He silenced Shire Conference hitters the entire month and claimed the Pitcher of the Month award with 4 wins and no losses in 6 starts. Celorfilad restricted...

Great April Gets *Trollbasher SC Best Hitter Award

Tuesday, May 1st, 2029 In April, Brutus *Trollbasher swung a sweet bat and put together a solid month to win the Shire Conference Batter of the Month. The Minas Ithil catcher batted .382 with 10 home runs, 18 RBIs and...

March 07, 2014

Wyrms Headhater SC Hitter of the Week

Monday, April 16th, 2029 At the age of 27, Wilo Headhater might have some potential he hasn't realized yet -- if his success at the plate last week is any indication. The Minas Ithil third baseman put up some exceptional...

March 04, 2014

Headhater Wins SC Player of the Week

Monday, April 9th, 2029 Wilo Headhater is respected by most Minas Ithil Wyrms fans for his no-frills style of play. The 27-year-old third baseman went about his business with vigor last week to grab the Shire Conference Player of the...

Wyrms LegurÓ Has 15 Ks

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2029 Levi LegurÓ of the Minas Ithil Wyrms really put on a pitching clinic today at Silmarillion Cellular Field as he struck out 15 Bree Cheese in a 13-1 victory. LegurÓ was simply magnificent as he held...

January 02, 2014

*Trollbasher is Shire MVP

This year's recipient of the Aragorn MVP award for the Shire is Brutus *Trollbasher. The hard-hitting catcher in his 3rd year in the Majors slugged his way into the hearts of voters, winning half of the 1st place votes cast....

Minas Ithil Ace Takes Gandalf Pitcher Award

Wednesday, November 1st, 2028 The Gandalf Pitcher Award for 2028 has been presented and the Shire Conference winner is Galugol Eliolas of Minas Ithil. "It's always nice to receive an award like this," said Eliolas. "I just hope I can...

Brutus *Trollbasher Chosen SC's #1 Batter

Wednesday, November 1st, 2028 2028 was a special season for Minas Ithil catcher Brutus *Trollbasher and it was capped off today with the announcement that he was named the winner of the Shire Conference Sam Gamgee Batter. *Trollbasher compiled a...

Goldtearer Captures 2028 Frodo Rookie Award

Wednesday, November 1st, 2028 This year's best newcomer has been chosen and the 2028 Shire Conference Frodo Rookie Award trophy went to Minas Ithil first baseman Marin Goldtearer. It was a season to remember for the 24-year-old Wyrms rookie. He...

December 26, 2013

Minas Ithil Win Ultimate Fantasy Baseball Association Championship!

Sunday, October 29th, 2028 The Minas Ithil Wyrms celebrated wildly after they eliminated the Diagon Alley Wizards in the Ultimate Fantasy Baseball Association title series by a 7-0 score. The triumph gave the Wyrms the series 4-0. And the celebration...

December 23, 2013

Wyrms Sweep Raiders

Monday, October 23rd, 2028 Today the Wyrms fans broke out the brooms at Orthanc Stadium and it worked -- Minas Ithil swept the Isengard Raiders 4-0 and are the 2028 Tolkien Baseball Return of the King Series champions for the...

December 12, 2013

*Trollbasher Is SC Swing King

Saturday, September 30th, 2028 The Shire Conference batting race ended with Minas Ithil's Brutus *Trollbasher on top with a .368 average. The Wyrms catcher was officially named the winner today. For the season he totaled 221 hits, 41 home runs...

December 02, 2013

Bauwyn Hit String Snapped at 27

Sunday, September 10th, 2028 For once, it was the Wyrms picking up Isumbras Bauwyn. Their offensive catalyst, as the Minas Ithil manager calls him, saw his 27-game hitting streak snapped as Bauwyn was held hitless by the Dunharrow Devils at...

November 26, 2013

Wyrms Marin Goldtearer Wins SC Award

Monday, September 4th, 2028 24-year-old Marin Goldtearer made a few Minas Ithil headlines during this past week as the rookie first baseman proved he could compete at the plate with his high-school idols. He captured the attention of fans, journalists...

November 22, 2013

Great Week for Minas Ithil's Brutus *Trollbasher

Monday, August 28th, 2028 Brutus *Trollbasher demonstrated his potential to be a star in the game last week and today he took home the Shire Conference Player of the Week Award. The Minas Ithil catcher wreaked havoc on opposing pitchers...

November 04, 2013

Week's Premier Player: Minas Ithil's *Trollbasher

Monday, July 24th, 2028 Brutus *Trollbasher has the tools to stick in this league for many years. The 23-year-old catcher of the Minas Ithil Wyrms had a pretty hot bat in the Shire Conference over the past seven days and...

October 22, 2013

SC Pitcher of the Month Goes to Eliolas

Saturday, July 1st, 2028 A standout performance in June earned Galugol Eliolas the Pitcher of the Month Award in the Shire Conference. When his name was penciled in to start by the Minas Ithil skipper, it meant trouble for opposing...

October 15, 2013

Minas Ithil First Baseman Picked SC Player of the Week

Monday, June 19th, 2028 Merilmir Knifecrawler, known affectionately as "the old man" by the younger players in the Wyrms clubhouse, showed his teammates how to do it last week -- and in the process the 37-year-old vet beat out all...

October 11, 2013

Headhater Signs for 5 years

Friday, June 9th, 2028 Minas Ithil received a bit of good news today as their third baseman Wilo Headhater accepted a $6,800,000-a-year offer that will keep him in a Wyrms uniform for 5 years. In 44 games this season Headhater...

Eliolas Stops Dunharrow Cold

Thursday, June 8th, 2028 The final score was 4-0 in favor of Minas Ithil. Leading the way to victory was Galugol Eliolas, who shackled the Dunharrow Devils and held them scoreless on a 1-hitter. So far this season Eliolas has...

October 07, 2013

Shire Conference Names *Trollbasher Best Batter

Monday, June 5th, 2028 One of the league's most exciting young players, Brutus *Trollbasher of the Minas Ithil Wyrms earned himself Shire Conference Player of the Week honors with a standout performance in last week's games. For the week the...

*Trollbasher Takes SC's Best Bat Trophy

Thursday, June 1st, 2028 Brutus *Trollbasher has been the model of consistency over the past month and has been a tough out, claiming the Shire Conference Batter of the Month trophy for May. The Minas Ithil catcher hit .461 with...

September 12, 2013

SC Player of the Week Named

Monday, May 8th, 2028 This week's premier performer in the Shire Conference was right fielder Hahai Brainthrottler of the Minas Ithil Wyrms. He banged out a .423 average and was voted the Player of the Week. Over the last week...

*Trollbasher Slaps 5 Hits

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2028 Brutus *Trollbasher had an answer for everything the Ravenhill Darkwings threw him today in the Minas Ithil 7-3 triumph at The Ballpark at Helms Deep. He made good contact 5 times and 5 times he drilled...

August 29, 2013

Rivendell Goes Hitless Against Eliolas

Sunday, April 2nd, 2028 Galugol Eliolas relied on excellent pitch selection and pinpoint control to hold Rivendell hitless in his 19-0 win. "I stayed ahead of batters," he said after the game, "and was able to get a lot of...

June 24, 2013

SC Awards Sam Gamgee Batter, *Trollbasher Gets Prize

Monday, November 15th, 2027 Brutus *Trollbasher went on a season-long hitting spree against Shire Conference pitchers and captured the Sam Gamgee Batter for 2027. The Minas Ithil catcher battered the opposition for 205 hits, 7 doubles, 2 triples, 44 home...

June 06, 2013

*Trollbasher Tops SC with .368 Average

Friday, October 1st, 2027 No one hit Shire Conference pitching at a better clip than Minas Ithil's Brutus *Trollbasher in 2027. Playing in 141 games this year's batting champ registered a .368 average with 205 hits, 44 home runs and...

May 23, 2013

*Trollbasher Claims SC Batter of the Month Award

Wednesday, September 1st, 2027 August was a good month for Brutus *Trollbasher. The Minas Ithil catcher had his way with opposing pitchers all month while posting a .423 batting average and was selected as the Shire Conference Batter of the...

May 16, 2013

SC Honors Minas Ithil Catcher

Monday, August 23rd, 2027 One of the league's most exciting young players, Brutus *Trollbasher of the Minas Ithil Wyrms earned himself Shire Conference Player of the Week honors with a standout performance in last week's games. For the week the...

May 13, 2013

SC Player of the Week Chosen

Monday, August 16th, 2027 At the age of 26, Hahai Brainthrottler might have some potential he hasn't realized yet -- if his success at the plate last week is any indication. The Minas Ithil right fielder put up some exceptional...

April 29, 2013

Moonkiller: Big Hit in the Shire Conference

Monday, July 19th, 2027 Ufrat Moonkiller of the Minas Ithil Wyrms had a big week with the bat and today was voted the Player of the Week by the Shire Conference. For the week Moonkiller batted .423 (11-26) with 4...

March 01, 2013

Week's Premier Performer Honored by SC

Monday, May 3rd, 2027 Today the Shire Conference announced its Player of the Week Award winner -- Minas Ithil Wyrms shortstop Olo Bats, who batted .385 (10-26) with 5 home runs, 8 RBIs and 9 runs scored. So far in...

February 28, 2013

Veteran 1B Knifecrawler Stays in Minas Ithil

Thursday, April 29th, 2027 Happy times in Minas Ithil as the Wyrms and star first baseman Merilmir Knifecrawler put the finishing touches on a $37,300,000 contract extension that will keep the 35-year-old in town 3 years longer. The signing is...

February 21, 2013

2000th Hit for Knifecrawler

Thursday, April 15th, 2027 It took quite a few years to do it, but Merilmir Knifecrawler finally did it. The Wyrms first baseman swatted hit #2000 this afternoon at Royals Stadium, but still came up short in the victory column....

December 20, 2012

Minas Ithil Catcher Chosen Best Rookie

Thursday, November 12th, 2026 This year's outstanding newcomer has been selected and the honor goes to the Minas Ithil rookie Brutus *Trollbasher -- the recipient of the 2026 Shire Conference Frodo Rookie Award. The talented Wyrms catcher took the trophy...

November 15, 2012

*Trollbasher Cracks 3 HR for Wyrms

Wednesday, August 26th, 2026 Three home runs in a game doesn't happen often. When it does it is usually something special to celebrate. But Brutus *Trollbasher of Minas Ithil couldn't really celebrate it. In spite of his career day, the...

November 12, 2012

James Injury Update

Monday, August 24th, 2026 The medical report is in: the injury that has kept Minas Ithil starting pitcher C.L.R. James out of action since 08/21/2026 will sideline him for another 3-4 months. The 32-year-old James, who has a ruptured finger...

October 25, 2012

SC Star of the Week Chosen

Monday, July 20th, 2026 It's always a thrill for fans of the team and students of the game alike when a superstar in the making shows what he's got. Hahai Brainthrottler, the Minas Ithil Wyrms 25-year-old right fielder, put himself...

Brainthrottler Goes Hitless, Streak Stopped at 22

Saturday, July 18th, 2026 Hahai Brainthrottler went 0-for-4 to break his consecutive-game hitting streak at 22 games. The 25-year-old Minas Ithil right fielder failed to get a hit today in the Wyrms 7-4 victory over the Weathertop Witch Kings at...

October 08, 2012

Knifecrawler's Strong Week Earns SC Trophy

Monday, June 15th, 2026 Merilmir Knifecrawler had a week for the ages as he romped to the Shire Conference Player of the Week Award. The happy-go-lucky 35-year-old still plays ball like a kid, mashing and slashing as he goes. The...

October 01, 2012

Shire Conference #1 Hurler is Trader

June 1, 2026 - Veteran Legend Trader put together quite a successful stretch in May for the Minas Ithil Wyrms, earning himself the Shire Conference Pitcher of the Month award. Trader racked up a 6-0 record in 6 starts, posting...

September 24, 2012

Bauwyn Wins SC Player of the Week Prize

Monday, May 18th, 2026 This week's Player of the Week was Isumbras Bauwyn of the Minas Ithil Wyrms. His big bat beat up on Shire Conference pitching for 12 hits in 28 at-bats, 4 home runs and 8 RBIs while...

May 14, 2012

Week's Premier Player: Minas Ithil's Elesserio

Monday, September 22nd, 2025: So far in his young career, Cedrick Elesserio has kept a low profile, but after his performance at the plate last week, he attracted the notice of the rest of the Shire Conference in a big...

3-HR Game for Elesserio

Thursday, September 18th, 2025: Three home runs in a game doesn't happen often. When it does it is something special to celebrate. And Cedrick Elesserio of Minas Ithil can celebrate it. He is now a member of the select group...

April 12, 2012

Royals, Wyrms Confirm Trade

Monday, July 28th, 2025: The Royals and Wyrms announced a deal that was completed today. Rivendell sent 34-year-old first baseman Merilmir Knifecrawler, 24-year-old right fielder Hahai Brainthrottler and $5,000,000 in cash to Minas Ithil for 20-year-old minor league starting pitcher...

April 02, 2012

25-Game Streak Ends, Bauwyn Hitless

Sunday, July 6th, 2025: Minas Ithil right fielder Isumbras Bauwyn knew his hitting streak would end sooner or later. He just would have preferred later. Bauwyn went 0-for-4 today in the Wyrms 2-1 victory over the Old Forest Merry Fellows,...

January 23, 2012

Wyrms-Marauders Deal: Earorfiwyn for Facedragger

Monday, March 10th, 2025: It's all done except the paperwork. The Minas Ithil Wyrms and the Mirkwood Marauders have agreed to a trade that will send 24-year-old starting pitcher Minya EowÚmir, 27-year-old catcher Gollaidur Earorfiwyn and 25-year-old minor league reliever...

January 02, 2012

Minas Ithil Inks Star CL to $101,000,000 Deal

Thursday, January 9th, 2025: Team insiders were tight-lipped prior to today's deal that brought 30-year-old closer Legend Trader to Minas Ithil. Trader is considered one of the league's A-list players and certainly will enhance any chances the Wyrms have to...

December 22, 2011

Minas Ithil Inks Star MR to $24,300,000 Deal

Sunday, December 8th, 2024: Wyrms officials presented Tenten Verbenti to members of the local print media today as their new reliever. The deal, worth $24,300,000, guarantees the 28-year-old a home in Minas Ithil for 3 years. It should improve the...

November 28, 2011

Footkicker Is SC's #1 Rookie

Wednesday, November 6th, 2024: The Shire Conference's Frodo Rookie Award winner for 2024 is Gakak Footkicker, the 23-year-old first baseman for the Minas Ithil Wyrms. He won the award by hitting .302 and collecting 179 hits, 27 home runs, 98...

November 03, 2011

Player of the Week: Minas Ithil's Bauwyn

Monday, September 16th, 2024: There's nothing like being in the prime of your baseball career -- and playing like it. Just ask Isumbras Bauwyn, the Minas Ithil left fielder, who swung a sweet bat all week to not only aid...

October 03, 2011

Ravenhill Swaps No-Tooth to Minas Ithil for Ghoulslasher

Thursday, July 4th, 2024: The Darkwings have reached a deal with Minas Ithil, sending 28-year-old starting pitcher Fragar No-Tooth and 23-year-old minor league third baseman Libur Trollhead to the Wyrms in exchange for 25-year-old minor league second baseman Foimli Ghoulslasher...

September 15, 2011

Honeysuckle Cavernmaster Out of Action

Friday, June 14th, 2024: The Minas Ithil Wyrms were informed today by team doctors that reliever Honeysuckle Cavernmaster sustained a ruptured ulnar collateral ligament in a recent game against the Ravenhill Darkwings and will not play for 13-14 months. Cavernmaster...

Star LF Signs Pact with Wyrms

Friday, June 14th, 2024: The Minas Ithil Wyrms have finished a deal with All Star-caliber left fielder Isumbras Bauwyn that will extend his stay in Minas Ithil at least 3 years and will pay out $66,000,000. Bauwyn is batting .340...

September 12, 2011

Uruk-hai, Wyrms Confirm Deal

Monday, June 3rd, 2024: It won't turn either team into an instant contender or provide a huge franchise shakeup, but the Dead Marshes Uruk-hai and Minas Ithil Wyrms finalized a trade today. Dead Marshes will send 28-year-old left fielder Isumbras...

September 05, 2011

Minas Ithil's *the Priest Injured, Out of Lineup

Sunday, May 26th, 2024: "It was kinda freaky. Hopefully, I'll be back in the lineup soon," said a dejected Akorahil *the Priest after injuring himself in a game against Lake Town. The Minas Ithil manager told reporters, "He will miss...

September 01, 2011

Minas Ithil-Moria Deal Confirmed

Monday, May 13th, 2024: The Minas Ithil Wyrms have made a deal sending 25-year-old closer Gogul Sarilmir to the Moria Miners for 24-year-old reliever Tanta Bracegirdle. Both sides are said to be pleased with the way the trade worked out....

August 11, 2011

Minas Ithil, Grey Havens Make Trade

Monday, April 1st, 2024: The Wyrms and Stars pulled the trigger on a deal that will see 26-year-old third baseman Erurbag the Smasher, 33-year-old reliever Migan Toothbelly and 36-year-old closer Tagnash Lomadriendir head to Grey Havens in exchange for 23-year-old...

July 18, 2011

Minas Ithil Announces Deal for Veteran SP

Saturday, January 27th, 2024: Talk of a deal between Minas Ithil and Charles Theriot came together today as the two sides inked a deal worth $51,330,000 over 3 years. Theriot is highly regarded around Tolkien Baseball for his talents and...

July 14, 2011

It's Official: 1B the Rude Signs with Minas Ithil

Sunday, December 24th, 2023: Minas Ithil's signing of Rulg the Rude was met with mixed reactions today as the 30-year-old first baseman was introduced to the media. Some experts consider him overpaid at $5,166,666 a year for 3 years, while...

May 12, 2011

Minas Ithil and Cavernmaster Agree on Extension

Saturday, August 19th, 2023: Team officials were upbeat today as Honeysuckle Cavernmaster signed an extension with the Wyrms. She'll be calling Minas Ithil home for the next 1 year and will earn $3,000,000 in salary by the end of the...

Star MR Signs Extension with Minas Ithil

Tuesday, August 15th, 2023: The Minas Ithil Wyrms have finished a deal with All Star-caliber reliever Migan Toothbelly that will extend his stay in Minas Ithil at least 2 years and will pay out $4,600,000. This year Toothbelly has made...

April 29, 2011

July's Best Starter Named in SC

Tuesday, August 1st, 2023: Akorahil *the Priest's been around the league long enough to appreciate the honor he received today. After going 5-1 in July, the 27-year-old Minas Ithil hurler has been named Shire Conference Pitcher of the Month. He...

February 14, 2011

Minas Ithil, Veteran Tunnelly Sign Deal

Thursday, March 23rd, 2023: Happy times in Minas Ithil as the Wyrms and star starting pitcher Tika Tunnelly put the finishing touches on a $25,545,000 contract extension that will keep the 31-year-old in town 3 years longer. The signing is...

October 11, 2010

Veteran Trollbreaker Signs with Wyrms

Thursday, June 30th, 2022: The Minas Ithil Wyrms have finished a deal with All Star-caliber starting pitcher Fufur Trollbreaker that will extend his stay in Minas Ithil at least 2 years and will pay out $12,500,000. This year Trollbreaker has...

September 27, 2010

Lanus Tindomieon Out 4-5 Months

Wednesday, June 15th, 2022: The Minas Ithil Wyrms were dealt a severe blow when Lanus Tindomieon was hurt throwing a pitch recently in a game against the Mirkwood Marauders. After the game, the team trainer reported Tindomieon might have to...

September 23, 2010

Evette Graverobber Sidelined for 13 Months

Saturday, June 11th, 2022: Whether she wants it or not, Evette Graverobber of the Minas Ithil Wyrms will be getting some R & R -- rest and relaxation. The starting pitcher was hurt in today's Wyrms-Marauders game while throwing a...

August 26, 2010

the Nasty Collects Hit Number 2500

Monday, April 18th, 2022: Firbal the Nasty, welcome to the club -- the 2500-hit club. The Minas Ithil first baseman gained membership in that elite group in a 2-1 victory over the Bywater Bounders at Silmarillion Cellular Field. 2 hits...

August 23, 2010

Wyrms Tunnelly Out of Action

Saturday, April 16th, 2022: The Minas Ithil Wyrms were dealt a severe blow when Tika Tunnelly was hurt throwing a pitch recently in a game against the Bywater Bounders. After the game, the team trainer reported Tunnelly might have to...

August 19, 2010

the Nasty Collects Player of the Week Award

Monday, April 11th, 2022: The 37-year-old Minas Ithil Wyrms first baseman might not have the spring he had in his step years ago, but the "old man" can still play the game. Firbal the Nasty has been a reliable ballplayer,...

Star SP Signs Extension with Minas Ithil

Sunday, April 3rd, 2022: Minas Ithil fans celebrated as word of a signing became reality. Lanus Tindomieon won't be pulling up stakes anytime soon, as he has signed a 3-year extension at a pay rate of $2,100,000 per annum. Since...

August 12, 2010

Bloodspear Career Ended by Injury

Saturday, March 19th, 2022: The worst fears of Wyrms fans were confirmed today at a postgame press conference. Minas Ithil left fielder Balin Bloodspear has been lost for the season with a fractured skull. The 40-year-old Bloodspear sustained the injury...

April 29, 2010

Firbal the Nasty Gets #400

Sunday, August 1st, 2021: Firbal the Nasty hit a historic home run today -- career blast number 400. "I am happy to be in such elite company. It has been quite a ride so far," the Nasty said after the...

April 19, 2010

Drogo Boffin Joins the Hall of Fame

Monday, July 5th, 2021: Someone once said, "There's no crying in baseball." But the tears were flowing in abundance today at the Hall of Fame induction of baseball great Drogo Boffin. They were tears of joy. The superstar hurler got...

April 15, 2010

Wyrms Bloodspear Suffers Injury

Saturday, July 3rd, 2021: The Minas Ithil Wyrms will have to make do without Balin Bloodspear for 3-4 weeks. He suffered a sprained ankle while colliding with a player at a base in the game today against the Moria Miners....

April 12, 2010

Minas Ithil C Tusil Boffin Injured

Monday, June 21st, 2021: Minas Ithil fans will be disappointed to learn that Tusil Boffin suffered a torn labrum while colliding with a player at a base in today's game. After the doctor informed the Minas Ithil Wyrms manager that...

April 05, 2010

CF Beardsplitter Elated to Stay with Minas Ithil

Wednesday, June 9th, 2021: The Wyrms inked a deal with 28-year-old Sinar Beardsplitter today signaling that it not only wanted him on the field but in the clubhouse. Publicly, Sinar Beardsplitter has spoken highly of Minas Ithil, so the extension...

March 31, 2010

Minas Ithil Signs Lord Khrog to GM Position

Monday, May 31st, 2021: For the Minas Ithil Wyrms, it's time for a change. And that change came today, when the team announced that Lord Khrog has just inked a deal to become their new general manager. Only time will...

March 08, 2010

Nadrieldor's 22-Game Hitting Streak Ends

Friday, April 16th, 2021: Minas Ithil second baseman Elroborn Nadrieldor was held hitless in today's game by the Bree Cheese, but the loss of his 22-game hitting streak was eased by the 7-3 Wyrms victory at Silmarillion Cellular Field. During...

March 04, 2010

Lake Town, Minas Ithil Confirm Deal

Thursday, April 1st, 2021: The Lake Town Archers swapped 31-year-old starting pitcher Evette Graverobber, 22-year-old left fielder Grimag Wolfgobber and 21-year-old reliever Lenwe Eńrorfiwyn for 27-year-old starting pitcher Moisil Thunderarrow and 39-year-old center fielder Ciurk Badgerpoker of the Wyrms after...

February 15, 2010

Star CL Signs Pact with Wyrms

Saturday, February 13th, 2021: Happy times in Minas Ithil as the Wyrms and star closer Tagnash Lomadriendir put the finishing touches on a $11,840,000 contract extension that will keep the 33-year-old in town 4 years longer. The signing is great...

January 18, 2010

Star 1B Signs Extension with Minas Ithil

Sunday, December 13th, 2020: Team officials triumphantly announced that the Wyrms and superstar first baseman Firbal the Nasty have closed a deal that keeps the 35-year-old in a Minas Ithil uniform for another 3 years. the Nasty will earn $49,680,000...

Star LF Signs Pact with Wyrms

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020: Balin Bloodspear inked a deal that will keep the seasoned veteran on the Wyrms roster another 2 years. Earlier today team personnel announced that the 38-year-old had settled on a $9,800,000-a-year deal to play at Silmarillion...

November 19, 2009

Hops Chill Bloodspear's Hot Streak

Thursday, August 6th, 2020: Balin Bloodspear, left fielder for the Minas Ithil Wyrms, gave it a good try, but his day in history finally came to an end, when he went hitless in 4 tries against the Misty Mountain Hops....

November 02, 2009

Bloodspear Gets Number 2500

Monday, June 29th, 2020: Balin Bloodspear was bubbling over with joy, celebrating his 2500th hit in the Minas Ithil 9-1 victory over the Bears at Silmarillion Cellular Field. "I learned what hard work, focus, dedication, and opportunity can do. This...

October 26, 2009

Star SP Signs Pact with Wyrms

Wednesday, June 17th, 2020: Team officials triumphantly announced that the Wyrms and superstar starting pitcher Tika Tunnelly have closed a deal that keeps the 29-year-old in a Minas Ithil uniform for another 3 years. Tunnelly will earn $44,130,000 as part...

October 05, 2009

SC Votes Wyrms the Nasty Top Player

Monday, May 18th, 2020: Veteran Firbal the Nasty had a great week at the plate for the Wyrms to capture the majority of votes for Player of the Week in the Shire Conference. The 35-year-old Minas Ithil first baseman built...

September 14, 2009

Wyrms Fear Worst, Funderburg's Career Over

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020: Teammates rushed to the side of Minas Ithil center fielder Richard Funderburg, when he was hurt in the Minas Ithil-Carrock game yesterday at Old League Park. They were right to be concerned about Funderburg -- he...

August 24, 2009

Minas Ithil Wins Lottery for CF Bloodspear

As speculation mounted into the morning, rumors over a final agreement between Balin Bloodspear and Minas Ithil became a reality, with the star opting for a $11,640,000 deal over 2 years. In his career Bloodspear has gotten 2420 hits with...

Wyrms Announce Deal for Veteran CF

Ciurk Badgerpoker took the Wyrms up on their lucrative $16,980,000 deal today, ending speculation on which baseball metropolis he would call home next year. But the signing came at too high a price, say longtime fans who think the club...

August 13, 2009

Star 1B the Nasty Settles on Minas Ithil

Team insiders were tight-lipped prior to today's deal that brought 34-year-old first baseman Firbal the Nasty to Minas Ithil. the Nasty is considered one of the league's A-list players and certainly will enhance any chances the Wyrms have to win...

April 30, 2009

Shire Conference Picks Top Player

Girith Axecutter is respected by most Minas Ithil Wyrms fans for his no-frills style of play. The 28-year-old first baseman went about his business with vigor last week to grab the Shire Conference Player of the Week honors. He compiled...

November 20, 2008

Tunnelly Twirls No-Hitter Against Archers

"Tika Tunnelly was just was just plain nasty on the mound today," according to her batterymate and quite a few of the Lake Town Archers after the Minas Ithil hurler fired a 4-0 no-hitter on July 21. The Archers were...

October 02, 2008

Wyrms *the Priest to Miss Year

Minas Ithil fans will be disappointed to learn that Akorahil *the Priest developed bone chips in his elbow while throwing a pitch in the April 24 game. After the doctor informed the Minas Ithil Wyrms manager that *the Priest was...

September 29, 2008

2B Eowalas Receives 4-Game Suspension

Gaman Eowalas, second baseman for the Minas Ithil Wyrms, will be getting a few days off the hard way -- a 4-game suspension for aggressively arguing with an umpire in a recent game with Bucklebury. After being called out on...

August 24, 2008

Sauers and Eowar Traded

Several Disaster and Wyrms players soon will have to start shopping for a new home. It was announced today that the two teams came to agreement on a trade. Dagorlad will get 23-year old minor league shortstop Rhodric Grothor and...

July 28, 2008

Big Bat Bags SC Best Player Award

What's in a number? In baseball, just about everything. The numbers that Minas Ithil's Tina LegÓl stacked up last week were the envy of the league, as LegÓl came away with Shire Conference Player of the Week honors. She belted...

July 24, 2008

Taur e-Ndaedelos Woods Win League Championship Series

There is great joy in Taur e-Ndaedelos today after the Woods thumped Tumladen 1-0 to cop the 2017 SGCBL Triple A League Championship Series. They defeated the Talons 4-3 to take the series. This was the 1st time Taur e-Ndaedelos...

July 14, 2008

Hot Hitter Wins SC Award

Hudash Elfprodder of the Minas Ithil Wyrms has just enjoyed one of the better weeks of his career. That fact was not lost on Shire Conference officials, who named him Player of the Week. Elfprodder logged a .409 batting average...

June 26, 2008

Minas Ithil Starting Pitcher Will Miss 8 Months

Minas Ithil starting pitcher Akorahil *the Priest has a torn tricep muscle, suffered while throwing a pitch on July 19. He's expected to be out for 8 months. In 21 starts this season *the Priest has recorded a 9-3 record...

May 26, 2008

Number 2000 for Banks!

It was a great day for Anson Banks of the Minas Ithil Wyrms on May 22 - but not a perfect day. He became the latest player to reach the 2000-hit mark, but his team lost the game. The 34-year-old...

May 12, 2008

*the Priest - April's Pitcher of the Month

April was a very good month for Akorahil *the Priest of the Minas Ithil Wyrms. He held opposing hitters for a .200 average and took home the Shire Conference Pitcher of the Month award. In 6 starts he claimed a...

May 05, 2008

Beladrielith Shows Off, Hits for Cycle

Shortstop Shath Beladrielith stole the headlines on April 15 by hitting for the cycle in the Minas Ithil 11-4 win over the Mirkwood Marauders. His 4 hits got the Wyrms offense going and his 5 RBI and 3 runs scored...

March 10, 2008

C Boffin Re-Signs with Wyrms

MINAS ITHIL - Minas Ithil fans celebrated as word of a signing became reality. Tusil Boffin won't be pulling up stakes anytime soon, as he has signed a 3-year extension at a pay rate of $8,850,000 per annum. Since he...

March 03, 2008

Fleshkiller Agrees to Wyrms Extension

MINAS ITHIL - Rumors have become reality as Lonak Fleshkiller put his signature on a contract that will keep him in Minas Ithil another 2 years. The deal is valued at $4,810,000 per year. Fleshkiller has taken the hill fpr...

February 21, 2008

Minas Ithil and Preposterous Make Deal

MINAS ITHIL - Team officials were upbeat today as Hieronymous Preposterous signed an extension with the Wyrms. He'll be calling Minas Ithil home for the next 1 year and will earn $3,810,000 in salary by the end of the contract....

SP Trollbreaker Inks Extension

MINAS ITHIL - Rumors have become reality as Fufur Trollbreaker put his signature on a contract that will keep him in Minas Ithil another 4 years. The deal is valued at $7,847,500 per year. This season Trollbreaker has registered 10...

November 26, 2007

Injury Ends Career of Ren *the Unclean

MINAS ITHIL - The Minas Ithil Wyrms were jolted by some terrible news in Spring Training -- Ren *the Unclean's baseball career was pronounced over -- the result of a ruptured ulnar collateral ligament. The club's GM told SION reporters,...

November 05, 2007

Premier Rookie Picked By SC--Beladrielith Selected

Shath Beladrielith was the preeminent rookie this year in the Shire Conference, putting up some solid numbers to win the 2015 Frodo Rookie Award. The Minas Ithil shortstop played 154 games this season, hitting a solid .275 with 162 hits,...

October 05, 2007

Elfprodder Launches Number 300

The Minas Ithil Wyrms had something to celebrate on August 18th even though they dropped a 2-1 decision to Dol Guldur. The reason -- the splendid slugger Hudash Elfprodder hit his 300th career homer in today's contest at Silmarillion Cellular...

October 02, 2007

Elfprodder SC's Best of the Week

It was announced today by the Shire Conference that Minas Ithil left fielder Hudash Elfprodder had received the Player of the Week Trophy for his superlative play last week. During his week-long batting binge he reeled off a .435 batting...

September 24, 2007

SC Starter of the Month Goes to Rector

July's premier pitcher was Jerrolde Rector of Minas Ithil. He pulverized Shire Conference hitters all month long and picked up the Pitcher of the Month award. Rector brought home the trophy with these impressive statistics: 4-0 record, 1.53 ERA, 6...

September 06, 2007

Beladrielith Top of His Class in June

It might be just his first year in the league, but Shath Beladrielith is playing like he's been here before. The Minas Ithil shortstop rang up some sky-high numbers in the last 30 days and snagged the Shire Conference Rookie...

August 16, 2007

Minas Ithil's Banks SC's Hottest Hitter

The 32-year-old Minas Ithil Wyrms center fielder might not have the spring he had in his step years ago, but the "old man" can still play the game. Anson Banks has been a reliable ballplayer, one who has worked hard...

Rector and Boffin Traded

DAGORLAD - A trade between the Dagorlad Disaster and the Minas Ithil Wyrms was made official this morning. The Dagorlad Disaster have sent 32-year old starting pitcher Jerrolde Rector to the Minas Ithil Wyrms in exchange for 33-year old starting...

August 14, 2007

Dunharrow Swaps the Fell to Minas Ithil for Rethiel

DUNHARROW - The Dunharrow Devils have finalized a deal with the Minas Ithil Wyrms for the services of 30-year old right fielder Juan Daum and 31-year old third baseman Maltame Rethiel. In exchange, the Wyrms will receive 30-year old third...

August 13, 2007

2B LegÓl and Minas Ithil Come to Terms on Extension

MINAS ITHIL - A $17,500,000 package keeping Tina LegÓl a member of the Wyrms has been accepted by the player and her agent. LegÓl will earn $8,750,000 annually over the next 2 years. For the season, LegÓl is hitting at...

August 12, 2007

Bree-Minas Ithil Trade: Preposterous for 2nd pick

BREE - The Bree Cheese have parted ways with 30-year old reliever Hieronymous Preposterous, sending him to the Minas Ithil Wyrms for a 2nd round draft pick. The Cheese general manager confirmed the deal in an announcement this morning. This...

May 14, 2007

SC Names Top Player of the Week

Tusil Boffin of the Wyrms relied on a sharp eye and a quick bat to outpace all other Shire Conference hitters last week and collect the Player of the Week Award. He hit .435 with 10 hits in 23 at-bats,...

March 15, 2007

Wyrms Orecutter Victorious in SC Rookie of the Month Vote

It might be just his first year in the league, but Besin Orecutter is playing like he's been here before. The Minas Ithil third baseman rang up some sky-high numbers in the last 30 days and snagged the Shire Conference...

December 21, 2006

Peromer Moraman of the Wyrms Takes Shire Conference Player of the Week Trophy

Minas Ithil Wyrms center fielder Peromer Moraman, at the top of his game all last week, was a consensus choice today for Shire Conference Player of the Week. He victimized SC pitchers for a .423 batting average on 11 hits...

November 13, 2006

Trollbreaker is Untouchable, Tosses a No-Hitter

BUCKLEBURY - There was magic on the mound on May 19. Fufur Trollbreaker of the Minas Ithil Wyrms no-hit the Bucklebury Fairies, holding them spellbound and hitless in a masterful display. After the game he said, "It was like I...

August 17, 2006

Branchwielder and Gandulbo win Player of the Week award

Waldur Branchwielder from Minas Ithil wins his 2nd Player of the Week award for putting up the best numbers this week in the Shire Conference. In 21 at bats he hit .429 with 5 HR and 9 RBI. This year...

July 19, 2006

Old Forest, Minas Ithil make deal

OLD FOREST - The Merry Fellows announced a deal with Minas Ithil today that would send Tina LegÓl, Sauron the Evil, Jr., and their 2nd round draft pick to the Wyrms for Sifur Silvermaster. Silvermaster, 30, is a power-hitting infielder...

July 10, 2006

Pitcher of the Month award winners announced

Minas Ithil's pitcher Floror Eńrilmarion is the Shire Conference winner of the Pitcher of the Month award in May. He struck out 22 hitters in his 5 starts, putting together a record of 4-0 while pitching 22 innings. His ERA...

May 01, 2006

Season ending injury strikes Minas Ithil's *DiSantolin

MINAS ITHIL - Minas Ithil's shortstop Alrond *DiSantolin suffered a season ending injury when he hurt himself firing a ball to first base. He collapsed in pain after the throw and was helped off the field. Torn Tricep Muscle was...

New Gondolin owner moves franchise to Minas Ithil

MINAS ITHIL - Wasting little time, the new owner of the Griffons uprooted the team and shipped every man, orc and bat boy off to Minas Ithil. Once there, Adunaphel unveiled the menacing black and white uniforms that would...

April 29, 2006

Griffons get new owner

GONDOLIN - For the third time in its brief history, the Gondolin Griffons has changed ownership. A French ownership group, headed by Adunaphel, has taken over the Griffons franchise from previous owner, DiSanto, Inc. Adunaphel has remained quiet about...

March 30, 2006

Gondolin's *DiSantolin severely injured

GONDOLIN - Gondolin's season took a blow when Alrond *DiSantolin suffered a serious injury in the game against Dol Guldur on July 10. He hurt his arm throwing a strike to first base. *DiSantolin will probaby miss 4-5 weeks. Doctors...

March 23, 2006

Dagorlad's Saphirecryer named Pitcher of the Month

Floror Eńrilmarion couldn't have pitched much better than she did in June, and the Shire Conference thought so as well, naming the right-hander Pitcher of the Month. Her record of 5-0 in 5 was among the leagues best this month....

November 11, 2005

Goldilocks-Gonzalez Trade

ROHAN - Rohan and league officials in charge of maintaining the Gondolin franchise came to an agreement today that sends 1B Elanor Goldilocks to the Griffons in exchange for infielder Osvaldo "Speedy" Gonzalez. Goldilocks, 24, has been in the Roughriders'...

November 03, 2005

Player of the Week honors go to Silvermaster and Cloudskin

Sifur Silvermaster from Gondolin wins his 1st Player of the Week award for putting up the best numbers this week in the Shire Conference. He hit .481 with 11 RBI and slugged .741 in 27 at bats. It's the 1st...

September 23, 2005

Gondolin Trades Rockback

GONDOLIN - In a move that shocked fans, the Griffons traded popular catcher, Rafur Rockback, to the Old Forest Merry Fellows today. Rockback, 31, is an icon for the league, and his departure left many Gondolin fans wondering about the...

September 12, 2005

Mefur Orcdelver uncorks five hits against Bywater

BYWATER - Mefur Orcdelver saw the ball really well, leading Gondolin to a 7-5 win over Bywater on September 21. His five hits thrilled his teammates and coaches, and Mefur seemed happy as well after the game. A pitch from...

July 04, 2005

Rafur Rockback ropes four hits, completes cycle

MINAS TIRITH - Rafur Rockback hits 'em where they ain't. Minas Tirith certainly agrees as Gondolin's catcher unloaded four hits and hitting for the cycle on May 3. A single in the 1st off Reaver *Elfheim accounted for his 1st...

June 30, 2005

Gondolin's Orcdelver wins Player of the Week award

The Shire Conference Player of the Week award goes to Mefur Orcdelver, Gondolin's starting third baseman. In 28 at bats he hit .429 with 5 HR and 9 RBI. His season numbers are: .275 AVG, 30 hits, 2 doubles, no...

March 28, 2005

Gondolin's Alrond DiSantolin has great day with six hits

BYWATER - Gondolin's shortstop Alrond DiSantolin once again displayed his tremendous ability to make contact with that little white ball. He tore up Bywater's pitching staff with a 6 hit performance on June 14. His 1st hit was a two-run...

March 14, 2005

Crystal Hedgeworth collects five hits against Minas Tirith

MINAS TIRITH - Crystal Hedgeworth punished Minas Tirith's pitching today, collecting five hits in 5 AB. That definitely helped Gondolin, they won the game 7 to 2. In the 1st inning she unloaded a solo homerun off Libur Irontwister. Her...

March 07, 2005

Huge blow for Gondolin's Gaulf, career over

GONDOLIN - Gondolin's Gollim Gaulf suffered a serious injury Friday in a game against Bree. Gaulf fell down while running the bases and couldn't get up without help. He will miss probably entire career. Gondolin wasted no time and rushed...

December 01, 2004

Cheese, Griffons trade center fielders

GONDOLIN - News from Gondolin that Arigol Anora is being sent to Bree in a one-for-one swap with the Cheese. Anora, 36, may be in the twilight of an excellent career, but he can still hit, run and field among...

June 07, 2004

For Drowslammer, revenge is sweet

BUCKLEBURY - For Gogak Drowslammer, his 1-hitter on April 24 against the Fairies was not just a masterful pitching performance. It was some measure of poetic justice. Traded just a week earlier by the Bree Cheese to Gondolin, the...

May 29, 2004

Silvan Moves to Gondolin

by Rufus Took of Sackville GONDOLIN - If a tree falls at a Silvan Rangers home game, would it make a sound? It is a paradox that has baffled philosophers since the dawn of the first age of Middle...

August 23, 2003

Bag End Changes Name

By Ponto Tussock from Frogmorton BAG END - Following the wave of team name changes and new logos, the Bag End Bombers have decided to spruce up their image as well. Team officials announced that the club would now...