Category: Bree

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.

Rockcrusher Retires 27 Titans in a Row

Friday, May 18th, 2040
Of the many memorable accomplishments in the career of Bree Cheese pitcher Meriamli Rockcrusher, none will likely compare to the outing he had against Minas Tirith today at Bree-Land Ballpark. Rockcrusher was perfect, retiring every batter he faced to give his team the 5-0 victory over the Titans.

“That shows you the kind of competitor he is,” Bree manager Lura Elvilmaldor said. “I thought he dominated the whole game. He hit his spots well and was really focused out there.”

He finished the game with 12 strikeouts, walked no one, gave up no hits and his teammates made no errors. He retired all 27 batters he faced.

“I had command of my pitches from the get-go,” said Rockcrusher. “Usually it takes a few innings for me to get loose and get my mechanics right. It happened quicker today. I was comfortable from the first pitch. As the innings went on, it got easier. I was really smooth, fluid and relaxed. And the team definitely had my back.”

So far this year Rockcrusher has made 9 starts, tossed 69.1 innings, struck out 72 batters and walked 10. His record is 4-4 with a 2.86 ERA and he has limited opposing teams to a .208 batting average.

Grean at His Best, Blanks Minas Ithil

Saturday, April 28th, 2040
Phanra Grean shut down the Minas Ithil Wyrms today, blanking them 14-0 on 1 hit, ringing up 2 strikeouts and allowing 5 walks. The Bree Cheese pitcher appeared to get stronger as the game went on.

“I don’t know if I was getting any stronger,” Grean said after the game. “I feel like my mechanics were getting better. I was able to make some adjustments and get a little more comfortable out there.”

Checking out his stats for the season, Grean has racked up 3 wins and no losses in 5 starts, 3.82 ERA and struck out 23 batters in 30.2 innings.

Star RP Signs Pact with Cheese

Friday, April 20th, 2040
Fans hailed the signing of Betsie Muddyfoot today as the Bree Cheese reliever came to terms with the club.

Set to make $5,040,000 over the upcoming 2 years, Muddyfoot signed primarily out of loyalty to the organization, thrilling the most diehard supporters who think there isn’t much loyalty in a market driven by free agency.