Category: Bucklebury

SC’s Top Hitter Announced

Thursday, September 1st, 2039
When Huzhkrut Bonedragger stepped up to the plate in August he did it with confidence, and today he was honored with the Shire Conference Batter of the Month award.

The young Bucklebury first baseman posted a .386 batting average with 12 home runs, 29 RBIs and scored 24 runs. Bonedragger also worked pitchers for 12 walks to post a .456 on-base percentage.

In his 2039 season totals, Bonedragger has 46 home runs, .305 BA, .366 OBP, 106 RBIs and 87 runs scored.

SC Star of the Week Chosen

Monday, August 29th, 2039
Veteran Galiamir the Iron Giant had a great week at the plate for the Fairies to capture the majority of votes for Player of the Week in the Shire Conference.

The 33-year-old Bucklebury second baseman built a .522 average on the strength of 12 hits in 23 at-bats, 2 home runs and 10 RBIs.

This year the Iron Giant is batting .308 with 95 hits, 16 home runs, 44 RBIs, 18 walks, .345 OBP and has scored 49 runs.

the Iron Giant Socks 300th HR

Saturday, August 6th, 2039
The Bucklebury Fairies had something to celebrate today even though they dropped a 4-3 decision to Carrock. The reason — the splendid slugger Galiamir the Iron Giant hit his 300th career homer in today’s contest at The Fairie Dome.

“I’m fortunate to be here,” the Iron Giant told the media after the game. “The Fairies have a classy organization and some great fans. Homer #300 was for them.”

During his career the Iron Giant is batting .294 and has totaled 300 home runs.

Cadets, Fairies Make Deal

Sunday, July 31st, 2039
BNN has learned the Star Fleet Academy Cadets have reportedly worked out a deal with the Bucklebury Fairies. Sources close to the Cadets indicated that a trade has been reached in principle where 31-year-old 2B Carl Muddyfoot will be swapped to Star Fleet Academy with 28-year-old LHP Vatok Marquez heading to Bucklebury. Neither organization would comment on the report, saying it was club policy not to speak about a trade until it was finalized.

So far this season Marquez has 7 wins and 7 losses and a 4.69 ERA.

Bonedragger Takes This Week’s Trophy

Monday, July 25th, 2039
24-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 .423 average, 11 hits in 26 at-bats, 5 home runs and 10 RBI.

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

So far this year Bonedragger has hit .292 with 34 home runs, 76 RBIs and 62 runs scored.

2000 Hits for Bats

Saturday, July 16th, 2039
By going 3-for-3 in the Bucklebury 10-6 win over Misty Mountain, Justin Bats reached the 2000-hit mark. The Gap of Rohan Park at Caradhras fans, friend and foe, burst into applause and Bats’s teammates hugged and congratulated him on his achievement.

“The guys began the countdown weeks ago,” said the newest member of the 2000 Club. “I don’t know who was more excited — them or me.”

Looking at his career numbers, Bats has played in 2051 games with a .269 batting average. Among his 2001 hits are 433 doubles, 43 triples and 329 home runs. He also has scored 1218 runs and driven in 1129 runs.

Bonedragger Week’s Best Player

Monday, June 27th, 2039
24-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 .500 average, 9 hits in 18 at-bats, 5 home runs and 10 RBI.

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

A look at his season totals shows Bonedragger with 24 home runs, .286 BA, .335 OBP, 50 RBIs and 44 runs scored.

Bounders Win to Extend Series Lead to 3-0

Saturday, October 16, 2038
The Bywater Bounders moved to within one game of the Two Towers Series today, downing the Rivendell Royals on the road at Royals Stadium by a score of 4-2. Bounders right-hander Gal Throatgobbler was named player of the game after a strong outing in which he threw 8 innings of 6-hit ball. The win gives the Bounders a 3-0 advantage in the best-of-7 Fellowship Series.

Bywater designated hitter Gail Bilas contributed to the cause with a triple in the top of the first. For the game, Bilas was 3 for 4 with a triple and 2 singles, while adding 2 RBI and scoring once.

“I really like what we did out there today,” Bilas said after the game.

The next game is scheduled for tomorrow at Royals Stadium. Slated to start are Meli Rocksnapper for the Bywater Bounders and Crystal Goodrich for the the Rivendell Royals.

Veteran Bats Hits Three Dingers

Thursday, August 26th, 2038
In a powerful performance that left the fans at Shire Greens Stadium buzzing, Bucklebury Fairies left fielder Justin Bats blasted a trio of home runs en route to a 8-4 win over the Old Forest Merry Fellows.

“Everything was clicking,” Bats told the press. “My timing was good and I got pitches I could handle and I didn’t miss them.”

Bats shined brilliantly in the win, with 3 hits in 5 at-bats, 6 RBIs and 3 runs scored.

“It’s not just one guy, it’s everybody,” Fairies manager Mogan Orebinder said. “Justin played great but it takes more than one guy to win a game.”

Justin Bats struck out in the 1st, flied out in the 3rd, hit a solo-shot off Gundabald Headstrong in the 6th, hit a solo-shot off Vark Gnomehammer in the 8th and hit a GRAND SLAM off Vark Gnomehammer in the 9th.

So far this year Bats is hitting .237 with 19 home runs.

Bucklebury’s the Iron Giant Winner, SC Best Hitter in July

Sunday, August 1st, 2038
Seasoned by several years of professional experience, 32-year-old Galiamir the Iron Giant put together a solid offensive month for Bucklebury and was crowned July’s top batter in the Shire Conference.

He batted .396 with 10 home runs, 30 RBIs and 17 runs scored.

the Iron Giant has a .291 average and a .325 on-base percentage for the year. He has picked up 116 hits, 26 home runs and driven in 78 runs.