Category: Bree

*Knucklebreaker Raps 400th Roundtripper

Sunday, April 21st, 2041
Bree catcher Eideron *Knucklebreaker blasted himself into an elite group of baseball players. Today he joined the exclusive 400 home run club in the Cheese 8-3 loss to the Bucklebury Fairies.

“As soon as I hit it, I knew it was gone. I was happy to move on. Now I can go and have some fun. It is a weight lifted off my shoulders,” *Knucklebreaker told the press. He admitted just how much pressure he had been feeling. “Especially every time you’d get out of the hotel, everybody would say, ‘Hey, when are you going to hit it?'”

In his milestone game, *Knucklebreaker went 1 for 4 with 2 RBI and 1 run scored.

*Knucklebreaker’s career batting average stands at .303, and he has 400 home runs.

Bree Inks Star RF to $109,500,000 Deal

Friday, February 22nd, 2041
Team insiders were tight-lipped prior to today’s deal that brought 31-year-old right fielder Fastolph Baggins to Bree.

Baggins is considered one of the league’s A-list players and certainly will enhance any chances the Cheese have to win a playoff spot this year.

For his career Baggins is hitting .308 with 222 homers, 715 RBIs and 1281 hits.

SP Eowàthien Agrees to Bree’s Offer

Thursday, December 20th, 2040
In a move expected to bring depth to the Cheese, Bree brass announced the signing today of starting pitcher Ulor Eowàthien.

Eowàthien will be pocketing $3,240,000 per season, an amount some BNN analysts think might be too high.

Lifetime Eowàthien has a 54-80 won-lost record with a 4.32 ERA.

Fellowship Series Goes the Distance, Bywater Prevails

Tuesday, October 16th, 2040
Tolkien Baseball fans were certainly not disappointed with this Shire Conference Fellowship Series.

The two teams were evenly matched and the series went to the final game, with the Bywater Bounders prevailing over the Bree Cheese to advance to the Two Towers Series.

Bywater won the final game by a score of 18-5 at The Water Park and that sealed the series 4-3.

“Things were tense in our clubhouse and dugout before and during this game, but we can let loose a bit now — the hard work is over, for now,” said center fielder Isseen Elrithranduil, who earned MVP honors.

For the series, Elrithranduil hit .333 with a .357 on-base percentage. He had 3 home runs, 8 RBI and scored 6 runs.

The Bywater Bounders will play against the Lake Town Archers in the next round. Lake Town won their series against the Mirkwood Sylvan 4 games to 1. The Two Towers Series schedule will be announced after the Fellowship Series finishes.

Bree’s Rockcrusher SC Top Pitcher

Monday, October 1st, 2040
Veteran Meriamli Rockcrusher put together quite a successful stretch in September for the Bree Cheese, earning himself the Shire Conference Pitcher of the Month award.

Rockcrusher racked up a 5-0 record in 6 starts, posting a 1.35 ERA over 40 innings and striking out 39.

On his stats sheet for the year Rockcrusher shows a 16-9 record, 33 starts, 240 innings, 249 strikeouts and a 2.59 ERA.

Cheese Win Tight Shire Conference Dwarf Division Race

Sunday, September 30th, 2040
Bree Cheese fans have reason to celebrate today, as their franchise is the class of the Shire Conference Dwarf Division.

With their record standing at 86-75, the club officially wrapped up the division title today, for the 19th time. Manager Lura Elvilmaldor said everyone on their roster is looking forward to the postseason and trying to capture the club’s 3rd championship.

“That’s what you dream about your whole life,” Elvilmaldor said.

Starting Pitcher Meriamli Rockcrusher added that it’s a great feeling to win the division, but said ultimately, a Return of the King Series victory is what will mark success for the club.

Por the Crusher Hurls Shutout

Saturday, September 1st, 2040
Por the Crusher of the Bree Cheese was firing on all cylinders today against the Moria Miners. The right-hander blanked the Miners 3-0 on 1 hit, posting 6 strikeouts and surrendering 1 walk.

In 27 starts this season the Crusher has gathered 14 wins while suffering 11 losses. He has pitched 201.2 innings, allowed 177 hits, struck out 166 and has a 3.08 ERA.

Bree Trades Rangosch for Minas Tirith’s Simbelmyne

Saturday, July 7th, 2040
The Cheese and Titans announced a deal that was completed today. Bree sent 29-year-old C Amalgarbha Rangosch to Minas Tirith for 29-year-old LF Katie Simbelmyne and 20-year-old minor league RHP Fatima Titsworth. Both teams appear happy with the outcome of the trade. The general managers told the Baseball News Network they felt the swap was beneficial for all parties involved.

Thus far in 2040 Rangosch is hitting .258 with 2 home runs, 14 RBIs, 22 runs scored and has compiled a .325 OBP.

Simbelmyne is hitting .281 this year with 7 home runs, 29 RBIs and 52 runs scored. She has 93 hits in 331 at-bats, 37 walks and a .352 on-base percentage. Simbelmyne has played in 84 games.

SC Honors Drowdicer, #1 Batter in June

Sunday, July 1st, 2040
Gwudriel Drowdicer really put on a show in June, earning the Batter of the Month Award in the Shire Conference!

The Bree left fielder batted .396 with 4 home runs, 17 RBIs, 21 runs scored, along with 3 walks to compile a .412 on-base percentage.

This season Drowdicer has hit at a .307 clip with 47 RBIs, 11 home runs and 46 runs scored.

Drowdicer SC’s Best of the Week

Monday, June 25th, 2040
Gwudriel Drowdicer is respected by most Bree Cheese fans for his no-frills style of play. The 29-year-old left fielder went about his business with vigor last week to grab the Shire Conference Player of the Week honors.

He compiled a .478 average (11-for-23) with 3 home runs, 5 RBIs and 6 runs scored.

So far this year in 72 games Drowdicer is hitting .307 with 11 home runs, 45 RBIs and 44 runs scored.