Fellowship Series Goes the Distance, Carrock Prevails

Thursday, October 21st, 2038
After their 7-0 win today over the Bree Cheese, the Carrock Bears will advance to the Two Towers Series.

Despite coming out on the losing side, the series MVP award went to Bree starting pitcher Sjors the Slobberer. the Slobberer told a reporter from the Bree Today that he was disappointed in the loss, and hopes to be back next year competing for the Return of the King Series

Carrock won the series 4-3. The Carrock Bears will play against the Bywater Bounders in the next round. Bywater won their series against the Rivendell Royals 4 games to 1. The Two Towers Series schedule will be announced after the Fellowship Series finishes.

Bears Clip Cheese 1-0 in R2 Contest

Wednesday, October 20, 2038
The Carrock Bears and the Bree Cheese will take the Fellowship Series to a decisive 7th game. Facing a must-win situation today, the Bears shut out the Cheese 1-0 at Old League Park to force the series into what will essentially be a one-game playoff. Carrock right-hander Till Underhill was named player of the game in the win after a strong outing in which he threw 6 innings of shutout ball.

Underhill was in the zone all game. He frustrated Bree hitters while giving the Bears 6.2 innings of quality work. Underhill threw 90 pitches, allowing 2 hits and getting 8 punchouts.

“For the most part, I made good pitches when I needed to,” said Underhill.

The next game is set to be played tomorrow at Old League Park. The scheduled starters for the game are Phanra Grean for the Bree Cheese and Phaibis the Iron Monger for the the Carrock Bears.

Dunharrow Moves on to Two Towers Series

Tuesday, October 19th, 2038
It’s not often a losing player is named MVP of a series, but that’s the situation Farag Humancrawler found himself in tonight, as the Dunharrow Devils beat his Dagorlad Disaster to advance to the Two Towers Series.

Dunharrow won the final game by a score of 6-4 at Dunharrow Field and took the series 4-2.

Despite his strong performance, Humancrawler was not taking many positives away from the series.

“I’m glad I played well, sure, but what good does it do us now?”

The Dunharrow Devils will play against the Weathertop Witch Kings in the next round. Weathertop won their series against the Grey Havens Stars 4 games to 2. The Two Towers Series schedule will be announced after the Fellowship Series finishes.

Witch Kings on to Two Towers Series

Tuesday, October 19th, 2038
The party is on for Weathertop Witch Kings fans, while disappointment reigns for those fans in Grey Havens.

The Witch Kings eliminated the Grey Havens Stars in the Fellowship Series at Amon Sul Stadium today and will now move on to the Two Towers Series.

“It’s a big letdown and not what we want to be feeling,” said Grey Havens manager Wuunak the Tough after the loss.

Weathertop won the final game by a score of 3-0 and took the series 4-2.

“We want to bring a championship home to our city, that’s all there is to it. Everyone wants it badly for themselves, but we want it for Weathertop too,” said Sorria Elrolinde Jr., whose strong pitching performances during the series earned him MVP honors.

Elrolinde Jr. had a 0.00 ERA over 18 innings during the Fellowship Series. He added 16 strikeouts with a 2-0 record.

The Weathertop Witch Kings don’t know who they will face in the next round. They will play the winner of the Dagorlad Disaster – Dunharrow Devils series. Dunharrow leads the series 3 games to 2. The Two Towers Series schedule will be announced after the Fellowship Series finishes.

Bywater Advances to Two Towers Series

Monday, October 18th, 2038
Gail Bilas wore out opposing pitchers en route to being named Fellowship Series MVP.

The star’s Bywater Bounders defeated the Rivendell Royals by a series score of 4-1 to advance to the Two Towers Series.

Bywater won the final game by a 9-8 count in front of a raucous crowd at Royals Stadium.

Bilas hit .545 with a .522 on-base percentage in the series, while also adding 0 home runs, driving in 3 RBI and scoring 4 runs.

“Just trying to do my job, that’s all there is too it,” said Bilas.

The Bywater Bounders don’t know who they will face in the next round. They will play the winner of the Carrock Bears – Bree Cheese series. Bree leads the series 3 game to 1. The Two Towers Series schedule will be announced after the Fellowship Series finishes.

Home Loss Shrinks Cheese’ Series Lead to 3-2

Monday, October 18, 2038
Already down in the Fellowship Series, the Carrock Bears put on their best show, beating the Bree Cheese by a final score of 3-2 today. Eormenred *UrukBane earned player of the game honors, as he threw 8 innings of 5-hit ball. Carrock now trails Bree 3-2 in the best-of-7 affair.

The Cheese had trouble solving *UrukBane, who surrendered 2 earned runs on 5 hits over 8 innings.

“Our team showed some resilience,” said *UrukBane.

Game 6 is scheduled for Wednesday, October 20th, 2038 at Old League Park. The scheduled starters for the game are Sjors the Slobberer for Bree and Till Underhill for Carrock.

Moonkiller Blasts Witch Kings, Stars Take Game 5

Sunday, October 17, 2038
The Grey Havens Stars have closed some of the gap between themselves and the series-leading Weathertop Witch Kings, winning 10-4 at Grey Havens Field today. Stars right fielder Sing Moonkiller was named player of the game after he was 2-4 with a home run. He scored 2 times and drove in 4. The win cuts the deficit facing the Stars to 3-2 in the best-of-7 Fellowship Series.

Irene Knotwise, who was drafted in the 2nd round of the 2030 draft, aided the Grey Havens cause with a run-scoring single in the bottom of the seventh. For the game, the third baseman was 1-3 with 2 walks. She scored 2 runs.

“They say the first rule of the playoffs is to win the home games,” Moonkiller said afterward. “It feels nice, but it is kind of what we were supposed to do.”

Game 6 is set to be played Tuesday at Amon Sul Stadium. The scheduled starters for the game are Fastolph Pennypacker for Grey Havens and Sorria Elrolinde Jr. for Weathertop.

Dagorlad Wins at Home to Narrow Series Deficit to 3-2

Sunday, October 17, 2038
The Dagorlad Disaster nearly wasted a strong game from starter Snibb *Ninwocket, but were saved by some timely hitting in a 9th inning walk-off win over the Dunharrow Devils today.

*Ninwocket was named player of the game in the 3-2 win at Dagorlad Memorial Stadium, after he threw 7 innings of 3-hit ball. The win allowed Dagorlad to cut the Dunharrow lead in the best-of-7 series to 2-3.

Curt Dryadslicer chipped in for Dagorlad with a solo home run in the bottom of the ninth. For the game, the right fielder had 2 hits in 4 at-bats with 1 home run, 1 single, 1 run scored, and 1 run batted in.

“This place was rockin’,” Dryadslicer said.

Game 6 is scheduled for Tuesday at Dunharrow Field. Slated to start are Grimthak Footkicker for the Dagorlad Disaster and Eva Chiselarm for the the Dunharrow Devils.

Bounders Hammered by Cust, Drop Game 4 to Royals

Sunday, October 17, 2038
On the verge of being swept and facing a red-hot Bywater Bounders team, the Rivendell Royals had a tough assignment. Everton Cust delivered.

The Royals shortstop was unstoppable for the visitors, as he went 2 for 3 with a home run, a double, and a walk, while adding 2 RBI and scoring once in guiding his club to its first victory of the series, 5-4. Cust, 25, was named player of the game for his efforts. The win means Rivendell now trails 3-1 in the best-of-7 series.

The game turned with one out in the bottom of the seventh when Cust hit a run-scoring double. It propelled the Royals into the lead, 5-4.

“We found a way to get it done,” Cust said.

Game 5 is scheduled for tomorrow at Royals Stadium. Slated to start are Galdur Belamir for Bywater and Gildor *Inglorion for Rivendell.

Closing In: Bree Nears R3 With Dramatic Game 4 Win

Sunday, October 17, 2038
The Bree Cheese got a strong game from starter Iseagorn Locke, but it was some clutch hitting that ultimately delivered the win.

The Cheese took the 7-6 win over the Carrock Bears in Game 4 of the Fellowship Series in a 9th inning walk-off today. The win capped off a fine outing for the right-handed Locke, who was named player of the game. Locke threw 7 innings of 4-hit ball in the win, which gave the Cheese a 3-1 lead in the best-of-7 series.

Halewyn Chang was the walk-off hero for Bree. With the game tied in the bottom of the ninth inning, the Cheese pinch hitter hit a dramatic solo home run to send the teams home.

“Nice to see our side come away with the win,” Locke said after the game.

Game 5 is scheduled for tomorrow at Bree-Land Ballpark. The scheduled starters for the game are Eormenred *UrukBane for the Carrock Bears and Meriamli Rockcrusher for the the Bree Cheese.