Category: Bucklebury

Forgotten Realms Kobolds Ship Bloomquist to Bucklebury

Wednesday, June 13th, 2040
It is being reported in Bucklebury that the Fairies and the Forgotten Realms Kobolds have agreed on a trade. According to anonymous sources 28-year-old RHP Maughash Starslobberer and 23-year-old minor league C Mladris Immeril will be dealt to the Kobolds in return for 25-year-old 3B Wibowo Bloomquist.

Bloomquist is currently hitting at a .316 pace with no home runs and 4 RBIs.

Bucklebury Starting Pitcher Out

Wednesday, June 6th, 2040
A blow for Lomli Ironfist today — team doctors confirmed he will miss 4-5 months with a torn rotator cuff. Ironfist suffered the injury throwing a pitch. Although officials from the Bucklebury Fairies are confident he’ll make a full recovery, doubts will persist about Ironfist’s ability to return fully fit with an injury of this nature.

In pitching stats this season Ironfist has rung up 6 wins and 5 losses in 13 games. He has an ERA of 3.53 and has fanned 101 batters in 79 innings.

SC Player of the Week Selected

Monday, June 4th, 2040
A battle-tested Erling Millstone declared war on opposing pitchers last week, attacking the ball like the well-schooled veteran he is. Today the 33-year-old Bucklebury left fielder collected the Shire Conference Player of the Week Award.

He wrapped up the week with a .435 average, 10 hits in 23 at-bats, 3 home runs, 7 RBIs and 5 runs scored.

So far this year Millstone is batting .288 with 8 home runs.

SC Premier Player Picked

Monday, May 21st, 2040
One of the league’s most exciting young players, Skutrub Kidneydragger of the Bucklebury Fairies earned himself Shire Conference Player of the Week honors with a standout performance in last week’s games.

For the week the 23-year-old third baseman had a lofty .381 average (8-for-21), collecting 5 home runs, 10 RBIs and 6 runs scored.

Kidneydragger is currently batting .262 with 5 home runs and 12 RBIs.

Big Bat Pays Off, Bonedragger Player of the Week

Monday, April 30th, 2040
25-year-old Huzhkrut Bonedragger 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, Bonedragger made the establishment sit up and take notice, punishing opposing pitchers with a .480 average, 12 hits in 25 at-bats, 4 home runs and 8 runs batted in.

Where the Bucklebury Fairies first baseman goes from here, only the baseball gods know for sure, but Bonedragger certainly made his mark last week.

Currently Bonedragger is batting .272 with 5 home runs, 15 RBIs and 12 runs scored.

Bucklebury LF Bats Will Miss 2-3 Months

Wednesday, April 11th, 2040
When Justin Bats was hurt against the Old Forest Merry Fellows, the Bucklebury Fairies were hopeful that the injury was not serious. However, it proved to be more severe than first thought. The 36-year-old left fielder suffered a broken hand making a defensive play in yesterday’s game. Team doctors told BNN today that Bats would miss 2-3 months of the season.

During the current season Bats is batting at a .241 clip with 1 home run and 6 RBIs. He has played in 8 games and scored 3 times.

Star 2B Signs Pact with Fairies

Monday, March 5th, 2040
Opting to stay with what he knows, Galiamir the Iron Giant signed an extension with the Fairies earlier today that will keep the 33-year-old in a Bucklebury uniform for at least 5 years longer.

the Iron Giant is poised to earn $21,000,000 per year and is loved by diehards for his loyalty to the organization.

Career-to-date the Iron Giant has rung up a .294 average, played in 1330 games and collected 302 doubles, 27 triples and 307 home runs.

Bucklebury Wins Lottery for SP Ironfist

Saturday, February 25th, 2040
The Bucklebury Fairies have called a press conference later today to announce the signing of starting pitcher Lomli Ironfist to a 4-year, $110,400,000 contract.

Both Ironfist and the Fairies are said to be very pleased to come to this agreement.

Lifetime Ironfist has a 147-78 won-lost record with a 2.71 ERA.

Devils Crowned Champions

Thursday, November 3rd, 2039
It was all about winning for the Dunharrow Devils — and win they did.

There was nothing fancy in how they went about it, players said, they just prepared mentally and physically and then went out and played baseball.

“We did the little things right and we did the big things right,” said right fielder Bill Sandyman, who was named series MVP. “Now we’re the league champions.”

Dunharrow defeated the Bucklebury Fairies by a score of 7-2 at The Fairie Dome to take the series 4-1.

“Sometimes you get lucky and sometimes you make your own luck,” said Dunharrow manager Tika Dap. “We got lucky a few times, but mostly we did the right things by being prepared for each game and playing the game the way it’s meant to be played.”

the Iron Giant, Fairies Wallop Devils in Game 4

On the verge of being swept and facing a red-hot Dunharrow Devils team, the Bucklebury Fairies had a tough assignment. Galiamir the Iron Giant delivered.

The Fairies second baseman was unstoppable for the visitors, as he was 3 for 4 with 2 home runs and a double, while scoring 3 runs and driving in 2 in guiding his club to its first victory of the series, 9-2. the Iron Giant, 33, was named player of the game for his efforts. The win means Bucklebury now trails 3-1 in the best-of-7 series.

Erling Millstone aided the Bucklebury cause with a run-scoring triple in the bottom of the third. For the game, the right fielder was 1-5 with a triple.

“I thought we played a nice game,” the Iron Giant told the Bucklebury Times. “Good pitching, timely hitting, it was all there.”

Game 5 is scheduled for tomorrow at The Fairie Dome. Slated to start are Gruudash Facestomper for Dunharrow and Hozpog Knifecrawler for Bucklebury.