Rivendell

Rivendell Royals


August 14, 2014

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...

August 11, 2014

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...

August 09, 2014

Rivendell Signs Rogan "Deacon" Shieldhandler to General Manager Position

Tuesday, January 1st, 2030 Feeling the heat to settle on a new GM, the Rivendell Royals tapped Rogan "Deacon" Shieldhandler as the new head man. "We've taken our time in finding what we hope is an excellent, far-seeing general manager....

July 25, 2014

the Sneaky and Dogwood Swapped

Wednesday, November 28th, 2029 Fans in Rivendell woke up this morning to learn that their team had traded 26-year-old reliever Sruukor the Sneaky to the Gallifrey Time Lords. In return, the Royals will receive 22-year-old minor league left fielder Marroc...

May 30, 2014

Week's Top Performer Honored by SC

Monday, September 3rd, 2029 There's nothing like being in the prime of your baseball career -- and playing like it. Just ask Estella Underhill, the Rivendell first baseman, who swung a sweet bat all week to not only aid her...

May 23, 2014

Week's Premier Performer Honored by SC

Monday, August 20th, 2029 There's nothing like being in the prime of your baseball career -- and playing like it. Just ask Lor Cloudeye, the Rivendell right fielder, who swung a sweet bat all week to not only aid his...

April 10, 2014

15-K Game for Royals Boroden

Thursday, June 14th, 2029 It was a very special game for Smilman Boroden today at Royals Stadium in Rivendell. He had the perfect delivery. The good fastball. The nasty curve. The batters mumbling and muttering when they swung and missed....

Royals Deal the Stutterer to Crashlanders for Davis

Wednesday, June 13th, 2029 Several Royals and Crashlanders 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. Rivendell will get 33-year-old closer Herbert Davis...

April 03, 2014

Royals Trade Qidan to Centaurs for Glimmerhand

Sunday, June 3rd, 2029 Earlier today, officials from the Rivendell Royals and the Xanth Centaurs announced that they had finalized negotiations on a trade between the two teams. The deal will send 28-year-old closer Tusdar Qidan and $650,000 in cash...

March 31, 2014

Eäräthien Selected SC Player of the Week

Monday, May 28th, 2029 27-year-old Celegast Eäräthien 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, Eäräthien made the establishment sit...

March 06, 2014

Ravenhill-Rivendell Announce Swap

Monday, April 9th, 2029 It is being reported in Rivendell that the Royals and the Ravenhill Darkwings have agreed on a trade. According to anonymous sources 26-year-old catcher Fesil Stonethrottler will be dealt to the Darkwings in return for 26-year-old...

December 05, 2013

Bracegirdle on the Attack, Player of the Week

Monday, September 18th, 2028 At the age of 26, Gorbadoc Bracegirdle might have some potential he hasn't realized yet -- if his success at the plate last week is any indication. The Rivendell first baseman put up some exceptional numbers...

November 19, 2013

Shire Conference Picks Top Performer

Monday, August 21st, 2028 At the age of 31, Floria Gilmathien might have some potential she hasn't realized yet -- if her success at the plate last week is any indication. The Rivendell third baseman put up some exceptional numbers...

September 23, 2013

SC's Star Player Named

Monday, May 15th, 2028 The marquee name in the Shire Conference this week is Floria Gilmathien of the Rivendell Royals. The hot-hitting 30-year-old third baseman put up a .464 average and .500 on-base percentage, piling up 13 hits in 28...

August 12, 2013

Sing Koboldbasher Has Accident

Monday, February 14th, 2028 Team officials reported to the press that Rivendell third baseman Sing Koboldbasher was injured last night and suffered an undisclosed injury while doing some gardening work in the yard. He received treatment at a local hospital...

July 29, 2013

It's Official: 2B Eäräthien Signs with Royals

Thursday, December 23rd, 2027 The Royals and Celegast Eäräthien appeared before the Rivendell media today as the two sides emerged from marathon contract talks. Eäräthien, a second baseman, is poised to make $24,750,000 over 4 years....

April 08, 2013

Elfplate Joins HOF Immortals

Friday, July 2nd, 2027 Today, one of the legendary kings of the hill received his due recognition. Mundin Elfplate was enshrined into the Tolkien Baseball Hall of Fame. One of the most fearsome hurlers to ever take the mound, Elfplate...

February 25, 2013

Proudfoot Selected Player of the Week

Monday, April 26th, 2027 Olo Proudfoot made quite a splash in the Shire Conference this past week. The Rivendell Royals first baseman drilled opposing pitchers for 11 hits in 20 at-bats to roll up a .550 batting average and the...

January 21, 2013

Rivendell Wins RF Boreahil Sweepstakes

Saturday, January 16th, 2027 Rivendell officials were grinning from ear to ear as they introduced their latest blockbuster signing to the media earlier today. Saravin Boreahil, one of the game's marquee talents, opted for the Royals after receiving a 6-year,...

January 14, 2013

Star CL Asimov Settles on Rivendell

Monday, December 28th, 2026 The Royals and Isaac Asimov appeared before the Rivendell media today as the two sides emerged from marathon contract talks. Asimov, a closer, is poised to make $29,500,000 over 4 years....

November 29, 2012

Week's Top Player: Rivendell's Gilmathien

Monday, September 21st, 2026 There's nothing like being in the prime of your baseball career -- and playing like it. Just ask Floria Gilmathien, the Rivendell third baseman, who swung a sweet bat all week to not only aid her...

July 02, 2012

$3,750,000 Lands MR Eärorfiwyn for Royals

Friday, December 19th, 2025: Sportswriters, fans and team officials listened today as 26-year-old reliever Lenwe Eärorfiwyn committed to a $3,750,000, 3-year deal with Rivendell. While Eärorfiwyn is seen as a solid player, he is still relatively inexperienced. Eärorfiwyn has 29...

June 21, 2012

SP Gläldur Signs on with Rivendell

Sunday, December 7th, 2025: The Royals and Farauron Gläldur appeared before the Rivendell media today as the two sides emerged from marathon contract talks. Gläldur, a starting pitcher, is poised to make $38,000,000 over 4 years. Since his debut in...

Rivendell Inks Star SP to $49,000,000 Deal

Sunday, December 7th, 2025: Rivendell Royals fans were not enthusiastic about the signing of Pruugush Ettincrawler despite his in-game work. Ettincrawler has built quite a reputation around the league as a clubhouse cancer. The 31-year-old starting pitcher signed on for...

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...

Rivendell-Moria Swap: Banks for Spleencrusher

Monday, July 28th, 2025: In a move that has left many fans wondering, the Rivendell Royals have traded 24-year-old starting pitcher Dinodas Banks to the Moria Miners. In return, the Royals receive 25-year-old minor league right fielder Umbrak Spleencrusher. Over...

April 06, 2012

Gamgee Among Greats in SGCBL HOF

Monday, July 21st, 2025: Petunia Gamgee, a standout shortstop throughout her Tolkien Baseball career, has been inducted into the Hall of Fame. During the induction ceremony, she credited the coaches, who taught her to play the game and the teammates,...

April 02, 2012

*Goodbody Earns SC Player of the Week

Monday, July 14th, 2025: It was announced today by the Shire Conference that Rivendell catcher Foundling *Goodbody had received the Player of the Week Trophy for his superlative play last week. During his week-long batting binge he reeled off a...

March 15, 2012

Orebreaker Puts Spell on Isengard

Thursday, June 5th, 2025: Rivendell's Voili Orebreaker brought his "A game" to the park, shutting down and shutting out the Isengard Raiders 4-0. He racked up 8 strikeouts, surrendered 1 hit and issued 1 walk on his way to the...

January 30, 2012

Bunce Hears from Medical Staff

Tuesday, March 25th, 2025: Mosin Bunce could soon be placed on the disabled list. The Rivendell second baseman told reporters that he expects to be "out of commission" for 9 months because of a concussion. He hasn't played since 03/23/2025...

January 12, 2012

Veteran Bunce, Rivendell Complete Deal

Tuesday, February 18th, 2025: There was a buzz in the air today as news broke of Rivendell finalizing a deal with star second baseman Mosin Bunce. The deal, worth an estimated $13,500,000 over 2 years, proved a big hit with...

January 05, 2012

Veteran LF Diamondlegs Settles on Royals

Sunday, February 9th, 2025: Borulf Diamondlegs took the Royals up on their lucrative $24,000,000 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...

November 03, 2011

Anuwen Clips Slayers for Cycle

Tuesday, September 10th, 2024: Elrialob Anuwen ripped out a single, double, triple and home run for Rivendell yesterday, but the cycle was all for naught as the Royals lost to the Slayers 12-10. "I can't get too excited about it,"...

October 03, 2011

Hit #2000 for Royals Goblinarm

Saturday, July 6th, 2024: Fufur Goblinarm started out as a baby-faced rookie many seasons ago. Yesterday at Royals Stadium the Rivendell veteran joined the league's 2000-hit club. Goblinarm achieved that milestone with a 3-for-5 day in the Royals 7-5 win...

August 15, 2011

SC Player of the Week Goes to Goblinarm of Rivendell

Monday, April 15th, 2024: Few players his age are still in the league, but Fufur Goblinarm of the Rivendell Royals clearly loves the game and clearly he can still get the job done. Last week the 35-year-old first baseman hit...

Goblinarm Reaches 300 Mark

Wednesday, April 10th, 2024: Rivendell Royals slugging first baseman Fufur Goblinarm swatted his way to the 300 home run mark today as the Royals fell to the Lake Town 11-8. For his part, Goblinarm chipped in 4 runs batted in,...

July 21, 2011

Greenleaf Tapped to Take Over GM Duties of Royals

Thursday, February 1st, 2024: For the Rivendell Royals, it's time for a change. And that change came today, when the team announced that Glorfindel Greenleaf has just inked a deal to become their new general manager. Only time will tell...

July 15, 2011

Ruano Latest HOF Legend

Monday, January 1st, 2024: During his tenure in the Tolkien Baseball Boris Ruano was nothing but class, on the field and off the field. Now he is part of the Hall of Fame class of 2024. Lifetime Ruano hit for...

July 14, 2011

$32,000,000 Lands SP Fistripper for Royals

Tuesday, December 19th, 2023: Gakak Fistripper and Rivendell put the finishing touches on a $8,000,000-a-year deal that will keep the 27-year-old in a Rivendell uniform for 4 years. Team officials reportedly held their breath at the last moment, since Fistripper...

April 21, 2011

SC Trophy Goes to Flashheart of Rivendell

Monday, July 24th, 2023: There's no arguing that 35-year-old Fulgor Flashheart has paid his dues and this this week he collected. The Rivendell Royals shortstop had one of the best weeks of his career and captured the Shire Conference Player...

March 31, 2011

Goldcutter Signs for 3 years

Saturday, June 17th, 2023: Rivendell fans celebrated as word of a signing became reality. Hofur Goldcutter won't be pulling up stakes anytime soon, as he has signed a 3-year extension at a pay rate of $4,066,666 per annum. Since he...

March 17, 2011

Rivendell's Knifecrawler Injured, Out of Lineup

Sunday, May 21st, 2023: The Rivendell Royals were dealt a severe blow when Merilmir Knifecrawler was hurt running the bases recently in a game against the Carrock Bears. After the game, the team trainer reported Knifecrawler might have to spend...

January 31, 2011

Royals, Dragons Confirm Deal

Sunday, February 19th, 2023: The Rivendell Royals have released a statement confirming the trade of 35-year-old catcher Imcir Imcirion and 19-year-old minor league first baseman Anson Black to the Dol Guldur Dragons for 23-year-old catcher Adan Magnusson. The deal was...

Knifecrawler Trade Terms Called Into Question

Sunday, February 19th, 2023: The recent trade between Grey Havens and Rivendell that sent Stars first baseman, Merilmir Knifecrawler, to the Royals came under scrutiny after an unofficial trade protest was lodged by several team general managers. At question was...

January 29, 2011

Stars-Royals Swap: Knifecrawler for the Rude

Thursday, February 16th, 2023: You can't always get what you want, but sometimes you find a deal anyway. The Baseball News Network is reporting that Grey Havens and Rivendell have made a swap with 31-year-old first baseman Merilmir Knifecrawler being...

January 26, 2011

Grey Havens, Rivendell Deal Made

Tuesday, February 7th, 2023: It is being reported in Rivendell that the Royals and Grey Havens Stars have agreed on a trade. According to anonymous sources 26-year-old catcher Fofur Ringarm will be dealt to the Stars in return for 27-year-old...

January 23, 2011

Royals Announce Deal for Veteran 1B

Thursday, January 5th, 2023: Fulgor Flashheart might be in the twilight of his career, but he is not going to leave the stage before the final act. Today the 34-year-old scribbled his signature on a $6,191,466-a-year deal with the Royals....

January 10, 2011

Devils-Royals Trade: Imcirion for Smoothflower

Thursday, December 1st, 2022: Dunharrow and Rivendell announced some roster changes today as the Devils acquired 38-year-old closer Niara Smoothflower and 38-year-old reliever Quinn Ladygrass from the Royals in exchange for 35-year-old catcher Imcir Imcirion. Representatives from both teams say...

January 02, 2011

Rivendell Signs Papa Bear to General Manager Position

Saturday, November 26th, 2022: For the Rivendell Royals, it's time for a change. And that change came today, when the team announced that Papa Bear has just inked a deal to become their new general manager. Only time will tell...

December 16, 2010

Skipper Ratclaw Banished from Dugout by Royals

Wednesday, November 2nd, 2022: The Rivendell Royals finally pulled the trigger today, firing manager Gralg Ratclaw. Ratclaw was rumored to be on the chopping block for some time and the team ownership had apparently had enough of the club lack...

November 18, 2010

League Suspends Royals *Goodbody 6 Games

Sunday, September 18th, 2022: Rivendell right fielder Foundling *Goodbody was ejected in the game between the Royals and Titans for letting loose a profanity-laced tirade against the home plate umpire after some calls didn't go the way he wanted. *Goodbody...

November 15, 2010

Shire Conference Winner is Eäradrieldur

Monday, September 12th, 2022: It can be difficult for a young player to step out of the shadows and assert himself in the Shire Conference, but last week Boredriel Eäradrieldur of the Rivendell Royals reminded everyone just why he's here...

November 01, 2010

Banks Holds Old Forest Hitless, Loses Game

Saturday, August 13th, 2022: It's hard to believe, but the unbelievable happened today. Dinodas Banks of the Rivendell Royals was certainly the King of the Hill today in the Shire Conference. He really did a number on the Old Forest...

October 18, 2010

Royals Goblinarm Suffers Injury

Tuesday, July 12th, 2022: Fufur Goblinarm had to leave the Royals game against Bree after suffering a strained posterior cruciate ligament while running the bases. He will be out of the lineup at least 4 weeks. He told reporters, "I...

September 23, 2010

Royals SP Bladeslinger Out

Monday, June 6th, 2022: The Rivendell Royals were informed today by team doctors that starting pitcher Estagrel Bladeslinger sustained a torn triceps in a recent game against the Bywater Bounders and will not play for 3-4 months. Bladeslinger was hurt...

August 26, 2010

Royals Goldcutter Suffers Injury

Sunday, April 24th, 2022: The Rivendell Royals were dealt a severe blow when Hofur Goldcutter was hurt throwing a pitch recently in a game against the Bree Cheese. After the game, the team trainer reported Goldcutter might have to spend...

July 28, 2010

Veteran Goldcutter Agrees to 2-Year Deal

Sunday, February 6th, 2022: Rivendell fans could barely contain their jubilation as Hofur Goldcutter, considered one of the best at his position, opted to sign with the club. The deal, estimated at $7,860,000 over 2 years, is seen as a...

Royals Announce Deal for Veteran CL

Sunday, February 6th, 2022: Surprising some observers, the Rivendell Royals announced the signing of 37-year-old Niara Smoothflower today. The contract runs for 2 years and is valued at $9,600,000. Smoothflower was described as "experienced" by club officials and former teammates,...

Veteran Ladygrass, Rivendell Complete Deal

Sunday, February 6th, 2022: Fans in Rivendell ushered in Quinn Ladygrass today as their new starting pitcher. The 37-year-old came to terms with the Royals and will be hauling in $5,970,000 a year over 2 years. Her lifetime totals give...

May 10, 2010

*Goodbody of Rivendell Player of the Week

Monday, August 9th, 2021: One of the league's most exciting young players, Foundling *Goodbody of the Rivendell Royals earned himself Shire Conference Player of the Week honors with a standout performance in last week's games. For the week the 24-year-old...

April 29, 2010

Bad News for Royals, Deneadur Injured

Friday, July 30th, 2021: Earlier today, Rivendell starting pitcher Denaumir Deneadur had to leave the game against Minas Tirith because of an injury. Team officials are reporting that he has elbow inflammation and will miss 2 weeks of play. Deneadur...

April 26, 2010

Rivendell, Veteran Kei Sign Deal

Wednesday, July 21st, 2021: Royals fans were divided today as Rivendell confirmed that the front office has signed Rentarou Kei to a 3-year extension at a rate of $4,720,000 per year. While many were enthusiastically behind the signing, others worried...

April 05, 2010

Star 1B Goblinarm Signs for 5 years

Saturday, June 12th, 2021: Fans hailed the signing of Fufur Goblinarm today as the Rivendell Royals first baseman came to terms with the club. Set to make $71,850,000 over the upcoming 5 years, Goblinarm signed primarily out of loyalty to...

Elfplate Signs for 2 years

Thursday, June 10th, 2021: Happy times in Rivendell as the Royals and star starting pitcher Mundin Elfplate put the finishing touches on a $20,200,000 contract extension that will keep the 38-year-old in town 2 years longer. The signing is great...

March 22, 2010

Rivendell First Baseman Nets SC Award

Monday, May 17th, 2021: There's nothing like being in the prime of your baseball career -- and playing like it. Just ask Rulg the Rude, the Rivendell first baseman, who swung a sweet bat all week to not only aid...

March 15, 2010

Shire Conference Names Rookie of Month

Saturday, May 1st, 2021: Boredriel Eäradrieldur earned April's Rookie of the Month honors in the Shire Conference for last month's performance. The boyish Rivendell second baseman might be wet behind the ears, but he's proving that he has what it...

February 01, 2010

$4,880,000 Lands SP Beardcutter for Royals

Wednesday, December 30th, 2020: The Royals and Fabur Beardcutter appeared before the Rivendell media today as the two sides emerged from marathon contract talks. Beardcutter, a starting pitcher, is poised to make $4,880,000 over 2 years. Beardcutter has a career...

January 21, 2010

$12,060,000 Lands MR Gonzales for Royals

Thursday, December 17th, 2020: The Rivendell Royals have called a press conference later today to announce the signing of reliever Pedro Gonzales to a 2-year, $12,060,000 contract. Both Gonzales and the Royals are said to be very pleased to come...

January 04, 2010

Shire Conference Best Rookie Named

Sunday, November 8th, 2020: This year's best newcomer has been chosen and the 2020 Shire Conference Frodo Rookie Award trophy went to Rivendell center fielder Foundling *Goodbody. It was a season to remember for the 23-year-old Royals rookie. He wrapped...

November 23, 2009

250 Victories for Rivendell's Denaumir Deneadur

Sunday, August 16th, 2020: Rivendell ace Denaumir Deneadur solidified his place in league history with his 250th career victory today at Royals Stadium. Deneadur and the Royals bested Minas Tirith 7-3. He checked the Titans on 7 hits in 8.1...

November 02, 2009

*Squishmasher in Tolkien Baseball HOF

Monday, July 6th, 2020: The baseball legends today welcomed to their exclusive club a new shortstop by the name of Loopy *Squishmasher. His induction ceremony was held today at the Tolkien Baseball Hall of Fame. "I remember thinking to myself...

Royals Oathmaker June's #1 Pitcher

Wednesday, July 1st, 2020: Rasin Oathmaker has made fans throughout Tolkien Baseball take notice over the past month with an exceptional 3-1 record. No pitcher in the Shire Conference threw better in June, garnering him the Pitcher of the Month...

October 01, 2009

Royals Elfplate Suffers Injury

Friday, May 8th, 2020: The Rivendell Royals were dealt a severe blow when Mundin Elfplate was hurt throwing a pitch recently in a game against the Old Forest Merry Fellows. After the game, the team trainer reported Elfplate might have...

June 11, 2009

SC Trophy Goes to Shute of Rivendell

At the age of 31, Dean Shute might have some potential he hasn't realized yet -- if his success at the plate last week is any indication. The Rivendell first baseman put up some exceptional numbers the past seven days...

May 28, 2009

*Squishmasher Career Ended by Major Injury

The expression on his face said it all when shortstop Loopy *Squishmasher was injured running the bases today in a game at Royals Stadium against Bywater. You could tell that this was no minor injury. *Squishmasher was examined quickly by...

May 21, 2009

the Rude and Rivendell Come to Terms

A contract extension between Rulg the Rude and Rivendell was reached earlier today. the Rude will continue to play for the Royals and will pocket $4,060,000 over the next 2 years. the Rude's current batting average stands at .291 and...

April 23, 2009

Big Bat Bags SC Best Player Award

Rulg the Rude 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 Rivendell first baseman wreaked havoc on opposing pitchers last week, pounding...

Rivendell, Veteran Bladeslinger Sign Deal

Royals fans were divided today as Rivendell confirmed that the front office has signed Estagrel Bladeslinger to a 3-year extension at a rate of $10,910,000 per year. While many were enthusiastically behind the signing, others worried about Bladeslinger's age. In...

Veteran Re-Signs with Royals

Denaumir Deneadur inked a deal that will keep the seasoned veteran on the Royals roster another 2 years. Earlier today team personnel announced that the 37-year-old had settled on a $18,540,000-a-year deal to play at Royals Stadium. It's no secret...

April 20, 2009

May's #1 Hurler Announced - Deneadur Winner

Whether Denaumir Deneadur stays in Rivendell beyond this season remains to be seen, but while he's here he's making the most of it. In May the 37-year-old certainly pulled out all the stops by winning the Shire Conference Pitcher of...

April 06, 2009

Red-Hot *Squishmasher SC Player of the Week

In the twilight of his career, 37-year-old Loopy *Squishmasher of Rivendell recaptured some of the old magic last week and came away with the Shire Conference Player of the Week Award. "I've been playing since I was a kid," *Squishmasher...

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019: *Squishmasher Rockets 3 HR Against Bywater

Fans seated in the bleacher section at Royals Stadium were taking cover all day long as Loopy *Squishmasher took aim, rattling three long blasts off the seats in a display of Herculean power. Days like this are rare. After his...

March 26, 2009

Elfplate Whips Fairies for #200

His goal at twenty was to win twenty games one year, pitch until he was thirty, win the league pennant and to make some money. Well, Mundin Elfplate did something even better -- the 36-year-old Rivendell Royals star has now...

March 13, 2009

Major Swap: Goblinarm for Undomiel

A major deal has been confirmed by Erebor and Rivendell team officials. Reporters were notified this afternoon in a press release that the Eagles have shipped 30-year old first baseman Fufur Goblinarm to the Royals in return for 35-year old...

March 09, 2009

Rivendell-Grey Havens Deal Confirmed

It has been in the rumor mill for several weeks, but today team officials for Rivendell and Grey Havens confirmed an agreement. The Royals dealt 35-year old second baseman Relin Rockmaster and 29-year old left fielder Gleonyc Caverntearer to the...

February 02, 2009

SC Gives #1 Pitcher Award

An old hand in this game, Elegrina Peremral of the Rivendell Royals silenced critics as well as she silenced the opposition this year by winning the Shire Conference Gandalf Pitcher Award. The 35-year-old starter threw 280.1 innings, notched 157 strikeouts...

January 27, 2009

Panda and Harshbeard named Elrond Managers

Both the Rivendell Royals and the Numenor Kings had big turnarounds this year, thanks in great part to their managers. Both the Royals' Panda and the Kings' Harshbeard were recognized with their respective conference's Elrond Manager of the Year award....

January 26, 2009

Return of the King Series to Raiders

It was Isengard and Rivendell challenging one other in the 2018 Tolkien Baseball Return of the King Series this season. On paper, there wasn't much difference between the two strong ballclubs, but on the field, the verdict went to the...

January 22, 2009

Royals Crowned Shire Champs

In their first Two Towers Series, the Rivendell Royals defeated the defending league champion Bywater Bounders in 5 games. They did it with a combination of timely hitting and excellent pitching, which has been the hallmark of the resurgent Royals...

January 21, 2009

Royals advance to next round

The Rivendell Royals are headed to their first Shire Conference Championships after besting the Miners in 5 games. After getting shut out by Moria's Quinn Ladygrass in Game 1, Rivendell stepped up to win the next 4 games. A big...

January 19, 2009

2018 Fellowship Series Preview

The playoffs are here! And Middle Earth Sports Network (MESN) has the scoop. In the Shire Conference, it's Bywater vs. Bree and Moria vs. Rivendell. Bywater is the defending SGCBL champ, and they come into the postseason winning their 5th...

December 18, 2008

Shute Bashes 3 HR for Rivendell

Three home runs in a game doesn't happen often. When it does it is something special to celebrate. And Dean Shute of Rivendell can celebrate it. He is now a member of the select group of players, who have hit...

December 01, 2008

Rockmaster Selected SC Player of the Week

At the age of 34, Relin Rockmaster might have some potential he hasn't realized yet -- if his success at the plate last week is any indication. The Rivendell second baseman put up some exceptional numbers the past seven days...

Hit #2500 for Royals *Squishmasher

It was one of Loopy *Squishmasher's better days at the ballpark. The Rivendell Royals toppled the Numenor Kings 7-6 and the shortstop recorded his 2500th career hit. *Squishmasher has chalked up a career batting average of .328 with 2500 hits,...

November 28, 2008

Rivendell Starter Wins July's Pitcher Award

Despite the number of years she's been in the league, Elegrina Peremral still gets excited when she puts together a quality stretch like she had in July. The 34-year-old starter for Rivendell was named Shire Conference Pitcher of the Month...

November 26, 2008

Dragons, Royals Agree to Deal

Newspapers in Dol Guldur and Rivendell reported that the Dragons have reached a deal sending 34-year old right fielder Richard Funderburg and 22-year old shortstop Estella Underhill to the Royals for 19-year old center fielder Aragorn Radeothor, 21-year old left...

November 20, 2008

SC Player of the Week Named

20-year-old Pruudak Starslobberer made a few Rivendell headlines during this past week as the rookie right fielder proved he could compete at the plate with his high-school idols. He captured the attention of fans, journalists and Shire Conference officials last...

November 17, 2008

Orc-death Inks Extension with Rivendell

Royals representatives confirm that they have reached a contract settlement with Finus Orc-death and that the 33-year-old reliever will stay on at Royals Stadium for at least 2 years. Orc-death has no saves in 26 relief appearances this season with...

November 13, 2008

Minas Morgul, Rivendell Agree to Trade

The Slayers and Royals confirmed this afternoon that a trade had been agreed upon. In the deal, Minas Morgul will get 34-year old right fielder Hudash Elfprodder, 19-year old minor league catcher Carl Hardbottle and 19-year old minor league right...

November 10, 2008

Old Forest, Rivendell Deal Made

35-year old starting pitcher Bugrin Spinner and 19-year old minor league center fielder Aragorn Radeothor will now be playing for the Rivendell Royals and 32-year old catcher Amadis Xiquena and 19-year old center fielder Gakak the Wretched will be suiting...

Rockmaster Reaches 2000 Milestone

RIVENDELL - By going 1-for-4 in the Rivendell 8-0 win over Minas Ithil on June 28, Relin Rockmaster reached the 2000-hit mark. The Royals Stadium fans, friend and foe, burst into applause and Rockmaster's teammates hugged and congratulated him on...

November 06, 2008

Star MR Signs Extension with Rivendell

Team officials triumphantly announced that the Royals and superstar reliever Minahiko Yachi have closed a deal that keeps the 32-year-old in a Rivendell uniform for another 3 years. Yachi will earn $20,830,000 as part of the settlement. This season Yachi...

Star MR Signs Pact with Royals

The Rivendell Royals have finalized a deal with All Star-caliber reliever Grimag the Insane that will extend his stay in Rivendell at least 2 years and will pay out $14,480,000. So far this season the Insane is 3-and-1 with no...

November 02, 2008

Dol Guldur, Rivendell Swap Players

The rumor has been out there for a while now and today it was made official. The Dol Guldur Dragons have sent 32-year old catcher Amadis Xiquena to the Rivendell Royals for 20-year old minor league right fielder Elreamir Gilhir...

October 20, 2008

Number 2000 for Gamgee

MINAS ITHIL - Rivendell's Petunia Gamgee entered the record books today as she collected hit number 2000 at Silmarillion Cellular Field in Minas Ithil. "I am proud of this. Not too many player reach this level. You have to be...

September 29, 2008

SC Star of the Week Chosen

At the age of 31, Rentarou Kei might have some potential he hasn't realized yet -- if his success at the plate last week is any indication. The Rivendell third baseman put up some exceptional numbers the past seven days...

September 25, 2008

Hilldweller Gone for Season in Rivendell

Polly Hilldweller of the Rivendell Royals could be headed for the disabled list after suffering a fractured ankle in a game against the Bucklebury Fairies on April 15. She is expected to miss at least 11 months. The Rivendell second...

September 22, 2008

SC Star of the Week Named

At the age of 32, Petunia Gamgee might have some potential she hasn't realized yet -- if her success at the plate last week is any indication. The Rivendell second baseman put up some exceptional numbers the past seven days...

Un-four-gettable: Banks Hits for Cycle

Anson Banks had a banner day at the plate April 5, stringing together all four legs of the cycle as the Royals beat the Merry Fellows 23-9. Banks drilled 4 hits in 5 trips to the plate, collecting 4 runs...

September 18, 2008

Star 1B Signs Pact with Royals

Rivendell fans celebrated as word of a signing became reality. Dean Shute won't be pulling up stakes anytime soon, as he has signed a 2-year extension at a pay rate of $5,370,000 per annum. Since he is widely seen as...

August 28, 2008

Rivendell, SP Bladeslinger Come to Terms

Rivendell announced the signing of starting pitcher Estagrel Bladeslinger earlier today, ending speculation on who they would acquire to fill the void at that position. Bladeslinger will earn $3,000,000 per year, and will be with the club for 2 years....

It's Official: RF Elfprodder Signs with Royals

The Royals pulled out all the stops today to announce the signing of right fielder Hudash Elfprodder. The 33-year-old is one of the game's preeminent playmakers, and has definitely proven why he was such an attractive signing. The contract is...

SP the Cunning Agrees to Terms with Rivendell Royals

Rivendell fans embraced the signing of Baldrick the Cunning today with a few doubts. While most were appreciative that the club had signed a solid ballplayer, they were also concerned about his reputation as a "me first" kind of guy....

Rivendell Fired up over Signing of SP Peremral

Rivendell officials were grinning from ear to ear as they introduced their latest blockbuster signing to the media earlier today. Elegrina Peremral, one of the game's marquee talents, opted for the Royals after receiving a 3-year, $20,550,000 offer. In her...

$8,000,000 Lands CL Elreoborn for Royals

Despite his solid numbers, some fans questioned the value of the Elrelf Elreoborn signing even as Rivendell officials paraded him before the media this afternoon. Elreoborn will surely bring a lot to the club, but he comes at a price...

August 25, 2008

Undomiel Signs for 4 years

The Rivendell Royals have finalized a deal with All Star-caliber reliever Deallyra Undomiel that will extend his stay in Rivendell at least 4 years and will pay out $46,010,000. Undomiel has appeared in 555 games and captured 153 saves over...

Star SP Signs Extension with Rivendell

Rivendell management got a shot in the arm today as Mundin Elfplate announced he would re-sign with the organization at a rate of $17,230,000 per year. While some have questioned hiring a 35-year-old man, most fans and sportswriters appear receptive...

July 17, 2008

Gamgee Slams Milestone Homer

"I wasn't trying to hit a homer. I just wanted to make contact." That's what Petunia Gamgee told reporters after she made baseball history August 28 at Royals Stadium. The prolific slugger belted home run #300 in the Rivendell Royals...

June 30, 2008

Rivendell and Gamgee Extend Contract

RIVENDELL - Rivendell officials and Petunia Gamgee shook hands on a $79,050,000 deal today. The extension will keep Gamgee from becoming a free agent for at least 4 years. This year Gamgee has collected a .286 batting average to date...

June 09, 2008

Week's Best Player - Rivendell's *Squishmasher

The Shire Conference has selected its Player of the Week and the honor went to Loopy *Squishmasher, Rivendell's fine shortstop. For the week the he batted .476 (10-21) with 3 home runs, 6 runs and 8 RBIs. *Squishmasher is hitting...

May 19, 2008

Gamgee SC's Best of the Week

The Shire Conference has selected its Player of the Week. The honor went to Petunia Gamgee, third baseman of the Rivendell Royals. In a standout performance, she lit up the league with a .524 average to win the award. Gamgee...

April 26, 2008

Panda Returns to Lead Rivendell

RIVENDELL - In the Royals' front office there was a buzz as former Dunharrow GM, Sir Panda, returned to the league after several seasons away. Except for a break in 2007, Panda ran the Devils franchise from its inception in...

February 14, 2008

Big Stick Wins SC Trophy

Samwise Peatfingers went on a week-long tirade against the Shire Conference pitchers and was acclaimed the Player of the Week. The Rivendell left fielder was hot as a firecracker, exploding with a .524 average, 3 home runs and 10 RBIs....

January 28, 2008

Ciryatan of Rivendell Player of the Week

A battle-tested Lolindir Ciryatan declared war on opposing pitchers last week, attacking the ball like the well-schooled veteran he is. Today the 33-year-old Rivendell first baseman collected the Shire Conference Player of the Week Award. He wrapped up the week...

January 17, 2008

Star of the Week Named in SC

The Rivendell Royals received word today that third baseman Petunia Gamgee was selected Shire Conference Player of the Week for her stellar performance in last week's games. Gamgee took full advantage of all 22 plate appearances last week as she...

December 24, 2007

Palafox On Fire! 5-7 for Rivendell!

RIVENDELL - It was a great day for him at Royals Stadium, but not a good day for his team. Michale Palafox of the Royals was unstoppable in the 8-7 loss to the Mirkwood Marauders on May 8. "Boy, I...

December 20, 2007

SC Names Best Player

At the age of 32, Relin Rockmaster might have some potential he hasn't realized yet -- if his success at the plate last week is any indication. The Rivendell second baseman put up some exceptional numbers the past seven days...

November 05, 2007

2015 SC Aragorn MVP named

Another season, another award for Rivendell's Loopy *Squishmasher. The 2015 Sam Gamgee Batter was overwhelmingly chosen as this year's recipient of the Shire Conference Aragorn MVP award. This is the 4th time the 33-year-old shortstop has won the MVP, the...

Rivendell's *Squishmasher Wins SC Sam Gamgee Batter

Loopy *Squishmasher of the Rivendell Royals had a season to remember this year. Today was named the SC's Sam Gamgee Batter for 2015. The 33-year-old shortstop put up a .340 average and .435 on-base percentage, piling up 202 hits, 38...

October 08, 2007

SC Player of the Week Awarded

Samwise Peatfingers of the Rivendell Royals was locked in all week as he bullied the Shire Conference pitchers he faced. Peatfingers put up some great numbers and hauled in the Shire Conference Player of the Week trophy. He hit .417...

September 24, 2007

Rivendell's *Squishmasher Chosen SC Batter of the Month

Beach balls were coming in at Loopy *Squishmasher in July and he banged, bashed, and blasted them all over the park, putting up a .375 batting average and hauling in the Shire Conference Batter of the Month trophy. The 33-year-old...

September 23, 2007

Dunharrow-Rivendell Trade: the Insane for Stumpgrinder

DUNHARROW - The rumor has been going on for a while now, but today it was made official. The Dunharrow Devils sent 32-year old reliever Grimag the Insane to the Rivendell Royals for 25-year old minor league catcher Ulysses Stumpgrinder...

September 19, 2007

Fairies and Royals Agree to Swap

BUCKLEBURY - Officials for the Bucklebury Fairies confirmed that they have traded 32-year old left fielder Samwise Peatfingers to the Rivendell Royals. In return, the Fairies will receive 20-year old minor league left fielder Voirin Tunnelmaker, 22-year old minor league...

September 17, 2007

Potent Bat Pays Off, *Squishmasher Player of the Week

Rivendell Royals shortstop Loopy *Squishmasher, at the top of his game all last week, was a consensus choice today for Shire Conference Player of the Week. He victimized opposing pitchers for a .500 batting average on 10 hits in 20...

September 06, 2007

Rivendell Blanks Bounders, Glebrilad Notches Win

RIVENDELL - In an impressive mound performance, Sillla Glebrilad of the Rivendell Royals checked the Bywater Bounders on a 1-hitter and held them scoreless. "She was getting ahead of us and keeping the ball off the plate," according to the...

August 30, 2007

Devils Trade Tookes to Royals for Draft Pick

DUNHARROW - A trade between the Dunharrow Devils and the Rivendell Royals was made official this morning. The Dunharrow Devils have sent 34-year old reliever Robert Tookes and 32-year old first baseman Lolindir Ciryatan to the Rivendell Royals in exchange...

August 21, 2007

Royals-Slayers make blockbuster deal

RIVENDELL - The trade rumors surrounding last season's Shire Conference hitter of the year, Boris Ruano, came to fruition today, as officials of the Royals and the Slayers announced a deal that will send the 3-time All-Star outfielder to Minas...

August 20, 2007

Trade winds blow in Rivendell

RIVENDELL - Rivendell officials have refused to comment on a rumored trade involving 2014 Shire Conference Sam Gamgee Batter Boris Ruano. Word leaked out of the Royals camp late last week that strong consideration was being given to dealing the...

August 06, 2007

Shire Conference Announces Top Starter

The Shire Conference announced today that Sillla Glebrilad has been chosen the league's Pitcher of the Month. The Rivendell starter had everything working for her last month as she glided to a 5-1 record. In April Glebrilad chalked up a...

Squishmasher Homers Himself Into Record Books

RIVENDELL - Loopy *Squishmasher hit a historic home run today -- career blast number 300. "I am happy to be in such elite company. It has been quite a ride so far," *Squishmasher said after the game. The Royals third...

August 02, 2007

Milestone! *Squishmasher Collects Hit Number 2000

RIVENDELL - Rivendell's Loopy *Squishmasher belted his 2000th hit against Lake Town on April 23, but the Archers spoiled the day with a 8-1 victory at Royals Stadium. On his historic day, the 33-year-old third baseman went 2 for 4...

July 30, 2007

SC Star of the Week Chosen

Last week Dean Shute was the toast of Rivendell and the talk of the Shire Conference -- this week he's the SC Player of the Week. The standout third baseman sewed up the award with his .370 average (10-27), 2...

July 07, 2007

Veteran Rivendell 2B Hashes out $78,800,000 Contract

RIVENDELL - Reports began circulating several days ago that Relin Rockmaster would re-sign with the Royals, but didn't materialize until today when the club officially confirmed SION's reports. Details were sketchy, though Rivendell did say Rockmaster would be with the...

May 25, 2007

Player of the Week Trophy to *Squishmasher

*Squishmasher swung a blistering bat last week for the Rivendell Royals, rapping out 11 hits in 23 at-bats against Rivendell opponents to propel himself to the Shire Conference Player of the Week Award. Whenever the third baseman hit the ball,...

May 04, 2007

Shire Conference Picks July's Best Batter

When guys like Rivendell's Loopy *Squishmasher win Batter of the Month awards, it just makes you feel good. In a very productive July, the longtime Shire Conference veteran toyed with opposing pitchers all month long, collecting 39 hits in 97...

April 19, 2007

*Squishmasher Chosen #1 Player

Loopy *Squishmasher of the Rivendell Royals put the finishing touch on an exceptional week of play by being named the Shire Conference Player of the Week. He rocked the opposition with a .625 batting average, 15 hits in 24 at-bats,...

February 19, 2007

Rivendell Inks Star Reliever to $12,600,000 Deal

RIVENDELL - Rivendell officials presented reliever Wuulak Wolfshaker today before a packed clubhouse of media representatives, agents and baseball officials. The deal is worth an estimated $12,600,000, and runs for 2 years. His career numbers include 205 total appearances, 35...

February 13, 2007

Starting Pitcher Glebrilad Takes Rivendell's 5-Year Offer

RIVENDELL - Rivendell fans were pleased with the signing of Sillla Glebrilad today. The 32-year-old inked a 5-year, $37,500,000 deal with the Royals. Though his numbers don't jump out at you, Glebrilad does fill a void for Rivendell, according to...

January 18, 2007

SC Player of the Week Goes to *Squishmasher of Rivendell

The Rivendell Royals received word today that third baseman Loopy *Squishmasher was selected Shire Conference Player of the Week for his stellar performance in last week's games ending Sunday. *Squishmasher took full advantage of his plate appearances, putting up an...

December 28, 2006

Rivendell Royals Center Fielder Holfast Cotton Dominates SC Pitching, Named Latest Player of Week

Holfast Cotton nabbed the latest Shire Conference Player of the Week Award for his batting prowess this past week. Posting a hefty .444 average with 4 home runs, 11 RBI, and a .524 on base percentage, the 30-year-old is the...

Bagdreg the Hated becomes season's first 20-game winner

RIVENDELL - Newly acquired ace pitcher, Bagdreg the Hated, won his last 2 starts including an 11-strikeout performance against the Misty Mountain Hops on August 19 to become the league's first 20-game winner of the season. Bagdreg pitched 8.2 innings...

December 19, 2006

Bagdreg the Hated traded to Rivendell

MINAS MORGUL - Despite a season that seemed to assure him of the Gandalf Pitcher Award in the Mordor Conference after years of struggle, Bagdreg the Hated has been dealt to the Royals. In a move that shocked fans, Minas...

December 18, 2006

Moria-Rivendell Swap Pitchers

MORIA - The Miners GM announced a deal with the Royals that swaps their starting pitcher, Denaumir 'Iceball' Deneadur, along with a minor league reliever and some cash for Rivendell's James Gilbertson. Deneadur, 32, is still one of the hardest...

December 04, 2006

Ruano Carries Home SC Batter of Month Honors to Rivendell

Boris Ruano relied on a solid .355 BA to capture the most recent Shire Conference Batter of the Month trophy. He had a torrid June, nailing 33 hits in 101 plate appearances, including 10 doubles and 5 homers. Ruano also...

November 02, 2006

Center Fielder Ruano of Rivendell Records .476 Average, Selected Shire Conference Player of the Week

In 5 games over the past seven days, Boris Ruano has feasted on Shire Conference pitching, and today the Rivendell Royals center fielder gobbled up the league's latest Player of the Week accolades. Ruano swung the bat to the tune...

October 13, 2006

Rivendell GM blasts Elimir

via The Rivendell Gazette RIVENDELL - In reponse to questions about the free-agent signing season, Rivendell GM, Elrohir, today blasted Dunharrow's signing of center fielder, Elramli Elimir, calling him a "money grubbing dwarf who is not fit to wear the...

October 02, 2006

Beardcutter signs with Royals

RIVENDELL - Fabur "The Apostle" Beardcutter ended speculation today, signing a big contract with Rivendell that will pay him $120 million over the next 4 seasons. Beardcutter, 32, was seen as the grand prize this off-season, netting interest from most...

September 19, 2006

Slayers-Royals Trade

RIVENDELL - Wasting no time at rebuilding the Royals, new GM Elrohir has struck a deal with the Slayers to bring Relin "The Rock" Rockmaster to Rivendell. The Royals traded their 1st round draft pick and a promising minor leaguer...

September 17, 2006

New Royals Uniforms

RIVENDELL - The Rivendell Royals, in commemoration of the 10th year of the SGCBL, announce the introduction of new home and away uniforms. The throwback designs recall the heady days of a decade ago, when the league was young...

September 14, 2006

Squishmasher and the Nasty win Sam Gamgee Batter

A season for the ages earned Rivendell's third baseman Loopy *Squishmasher the Shire Conference Sam Gamgee Batter this year. *Squishmasher has hit 20 longballs this year while batting .337. He adds 38 doubles, along with 85 runs scored. He's 3rd...

September 09, 2006

Rivendell hires new General Manager

via Rivendell Free Press RIVENDELL - The Rivendell Royals today announce the appointment of Elrohir as General Manager. Though he is a new face on the SGCBL scene, the Club and the fans have high expectations after a string...

August 03, 2006

Rivendell's Elfplate out for 7 weeks

RIVENDELL - Rivendell is without its ace Mundin Elfplate for at least 7 weeks. He injured himself while throwing a pitch to Prol Handwalker in a game against Numenor on July 16. His face showed signs of pain immediately after...

July 24, 2006

Dogush Bonedragger out for 5 weeks

RIVENDELL - When it rains, it pours. Rivendell's right-hander Dogush Bonedragger will not pitch for at least 5 weeks, handing the team a huge setback. He suffered a serious injury in a game against Bywater on July 2 where he...

July 10, 2006

*Squishmasher (RIV) and Hammershaker (NUM) win P.O.W. award

Rivendell's third baseman Loopy *Squishmasher had some reason to celebrate, as the league named him the Shire Conference Player of the Week. Loopy pounded opposing pitchers, hitting .533 with 2 HR and 5 RBI while slugging .767. The Player of...

Rivendell's Elfplate severely injured

RIVENDELL - Rivendell is without its ace Mundin Elfplate for at least 6 weeks. He injured himself while throwing a pitch to Deivi Santiago in a game against Wilderland on June 2. His face showed signs of pain immediately after...

June 26, 2006

April Batter of the Month award winners announced

The Shire Conference's best player of the month was Rivendell's Loopy *Squishmasher, who wins the award for the 5th time in his career. Loopy went 43 for 100 (.430), while hitting 4 HR and collecting 24 RBI. The Batter of...

June 19, 2006

Squishmasher (RIV) and Mulder (ROH) win P.O.W. award

The Shire Conference's best player of the week was Rivendell's Loopy *Squishmasher, who wins the award for the 11th time in his career. Loopy pounded opposing pitchers, hitting .565 with 1 HR and 6 RBI while slugging .826. *Squishmasher has...

June 13, 2006

Boraulf and Facedragger named to Hall of Fame

League officials announced the results of this year's Hall of Fame voting, revealing that Boreathor Boraulf and Kogar "Cap" Facedragger were the two lucky players to have received the required 75 percent to be elected. Boraulf dominated Shire Conference hitters...

April 27, 2006

Rivendell's the Wicked out for 4 weeks

RIVENDELL - Rivendell's Ruzdug the Wicked suffered a serious injury Saturday in a game against Minas Tirith. the Wicked fell down while running the bases and couldn't get up without help. He will miss probably 4 weeks. Broken Foot was...

April 03, 2006

Player of the Week honors go to *Squishmasher and Arwodur

Rivendell's third baseman Loopy *Squishmasher had some reason to celebrate, as the league named him the Shire Conference Player of the Week. *Squishmasher helped his team with an average of .556 and 8 RBI in 27 at bats. Loopy has...

March 16, 2006

Palafox (RIV) and Elruborn (DM) win P.O.W. award

The Shire Conference Player of the Week award goes to Michale Palafox, Rivendell's starting leftfielder. Palafox helped his team with an average of .550 and 2 RBI in 20 at bats. He hit in every game this week and extended...

February 09, 2006

Rivendell's Elfplate severely injured

RIVENDELL - Rivendell's pitcher Mundin Elfplate was part of a scary incident that saw the right-hander being hit by a line drive in the 3rd inning of the game between Rivendell and Minas Tirith on April 6. Team trainers immediately...

January 16, 2006

Pitcher of the Month award winners announced

Rivendell's pitcher Mundin Elfplate is the Shire Conference winner of the Pitcher of the Month award in September. He started 6 games in September, going 3-1 and compiling an ERA of 1.00 in 45 innings. Mundin fanned 39 hitters. In...

Koprak Facestomper fires NO-NO against Old Forest

RIVENDELL - Koprak Facestomper had his best stuff going on September 27, and Old Forest hitters were chanceless. Rivendell's right-hander fired a NO-NO, his 1st shutout of the season. Cinquefoil Boartooth spoiled the bid for a perfect game when he...

November 28, 2005

Rivendell's *Squishmasher earns Batter of the Month award

The Shire Conference's best player of the month was Rivendell's Loopy *Squishmasher, who wins the award for the 4th time in his career. He had an on base percentage of .466 and hit .426, while driving in 28 runs. Loopy...

October 17, 2005

Royals New Logo

RIVENDELL - The Rivendell Royals will be sporting a new look for 2010. The team unveiled its new logo at a press conference in front of Royals Stadium. Designed by noted pop art wunderkind, Kurt Oddfellow, it features a...

October 09, 2005

Boraulf Released

RIVENDELL - Age catches up to everyone. Even for a superstar like Boreathor Boraulf. Boraulf, 36, who won 4 stright Gandalf Pitcher awards from 2005-2008, was released by the Royals in the face of his rapidly deteriorating skills. He is...

September 20, 2005

Sam Gamgee Batter winners announced

Rivendell's third baseman Loopy Squishmasher will never forget this day. A great season convinced the voters that he is the worthy Shire Conference Sam Gamgee Batter winner. Squishmasher has hit for a .341 average this season. He has 76 extra...

September 12, 2005

Halflinglover (RIV) and Bloodaxe (MM) win P.O.W. award

The Player of the Week award in the Shire Conference goes to Rivendell's Praggek Halflinglover this time, as the centerfielder displayed the best offensive perfomance in his league. He had an on base percentage of .517 and hit .462, while...

September 05, 2005

Dagorlad's Ploughman wins Player of the Week award

The Shire Conference's best player of the week was Rivendell's Lumth Elváril, who wins the award for the 1st time in his career. Lumth pounded opposing pitchers, hitting .500 with 5 HR and 9 RBI while slugging 1.500. The Player...

August 18, 2005

Ludor Elrondir dominates Gondolin, gives up just one hit

RIVENDELL - It was a great day for Rivendell's right-hander Ludor Elrondir. The 28-year old recorded his first career shutout, a 1-hitter, against Gondolin on August 1. Elrondir (7-12) struck out 6 and walked 3, throwing 67 of 109 pitches...

August 15, 2005

Rivendell's Legithraviel out for 6-7 weeks

RIVENDELL - When it rains, it pours. Rivendell's right-hander Tavus Legithraviel will not pitch for at least 6-7 weeks, handing the team a huge setback. He suffered a serious injury in a game against Gondolin on July 31 where he...

August 08, 2005

Tavzava Legithraviel out for the season!

RIVENDELL - Reliever Tavzava Legithraviel, the older sister of starting pitcher and teammate Tavus Legithraviel, won't be sending her little brother anymore tips from the bullpen this season. In a 14-12, 10-inning rollercoaster of a game on July 14, she...

July 28, 2005

Meriawyn and Camelwhisperer win Player of the Week award

Rivendell's second baseman Mororon Meriawyn had some reason to celebrate, as the league named him the Shire Conference Player of the Week. Mororon was on fire, hitting .500 with 4 HR and 5 RBI. He got at least one hit...

June 30, 2005

Batter of the Month award winners announced

The Shire Conference Batter of the Month award goes to Loopy *Squishmasher, Rivendell's starting third baseman. Loopy was on fire, hitting .382 with 9 homeruns and 24 RBI. Grey Havens' first baseman Golligast Gandulbo had some reason to celebrate as...

June 27, 2005

Squishmasher (RIV) and Leguden (DAG) win P.O.W. award

MIDDLE EARTH - Rivendell's third baseman Loopy Squishmasher had some reason to celebrate, as the league named him the Shire Conference Player of the Week. In 31 at bats he hit .419 with 4 HR and 6 RBI. Dagorlad's catcher...

June 20, 2005

Ruano and Axesmith win Player of the Week award

MIDDLE EARTH - The Player of the Week award in the Shire Conference goes to Rivendell's Boris Ruano this time, as the rightfielder displayed the best offensive perfomance in his league. In 28 at bats he hit .536 with 2...

June 12, 2005

Legithraviel signs with Royals

RIVENDELL - Free agent pitcher Tavus Legithraviel signed a contract of $8.5 million per year for 4 years to return to the Royals. Nicknamed "Choker" for his lack of perfomance in the playoffs, Legithraviel has, however, had an excellent career....

June 08, 2005

Royals sign closer

RIVENDELL - The Rivendell Royals signed free agent closer, Tavzava Legithraviel, to a contract of $3.2 million per year for 4 years. Legithraviel, 33, had 20 saves last season as the closer for the Dol Guldur Dragons....

June 05, 2005

Aragorn MVP Winners Announced

MIDDLE EARTH - The winners of the 2008 Aragorn Most Valuable Player awards for the Shire and Mordor Conferences have been determined by ballot of the owners. In the Shire, the winner for the 2nd year in a row is...

June 01, 2005

Rivendell's Boraulf earns Gandalf Pitcher Award

MIDDLE EARTH - Boreathor Boraulf will never forget this year. His dominating season convinced the Shire Conference to name Rivendell's left-hander the Gandalf Pitcher Award winner of 2008. Boreathor has a record of 23-9 this season, with an ERA of...

Squishmasher and Imrilron win Sam Gamgee Batter

MIDDLE EARTH - A season for the ages earned Rivendell's third baseman Loopy Squishmasher the Shire Conference Sam Gamgee Batter this year. His season features a league record batting average of .360 (206 hits in 572 AB), 39 doubles, 2...

April 25, 2005

Boreathor Boraulf pitches 2-hit shutout against Moria

RIVENDELL - Rivendell's southpaw Boreathor Boraulf is a great pitcher. And he once again showed his stuff on August 7, blanking Moria on just 2 hits. It's his 2nd shutout this season, and the 23rd time he has done it...

March 17, 2005

Boreathor Boraulf dominates Bucklebury, gives up just 2 hits

RIVENDELL - Boreathor Boraulf had some fun again. Bucklebury hitters did not. Rivendell's southpaw gave up just 2 hits in his 1st shutout of the season on May 26. He now has 22 career shutouts in 197 games started. Boraulf...

March 14, 2005

Rivendell's Elfplate out for 5-6 weeks

RIVENDELL - Rivendell is without its right-hander Mundin Elfplate for at least 5-6 weeks. He injured himself while throwing a pitch to Meraulbo Isum in a game against Moria. His face showed signs of pain immediately after the ball left...

May 24, 2004

Royals Sign First Free Agent of 2006

RIVENDELL - The Rivendell Royals became the first team to make a free agent signing this off-season by inking reliever Boraiborn "Killer Bee" Belülith to a 3 year contract that pays him $4 million per season. More free agent...

November 03, 2003

Royals Under New Management

RIVENDELL - Unknown to many, at the start of the season the Rivendell Royals were abandoned by their owners. In an attempt to minimize the PR damage, League officials quietly swept this under the rug and have been managing...