Category: Bucklebury

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.

Gilmore Handcuffs Fairies, Devils Up 3-0

The Dunharrow Devils got an exceptional performance from starter Todo Gilmore, who silenced the Bucklebury offense en route to a 5-0 shutout win in Game 3 of the Return of the King Series today. The Fairies could never get a bead on the right-handed Gilmore, who threw 9 innings of shutout ball to earn player of the game honors. The Devils now hold a 3-0 advantage in the best-of-7 series.

The Fairies had trouble solving Gilmore, who surrendered no earned runs on 6 hits over 9 innings.

“I feel honored to be a part of this team,” said Gilmore.

The next game is set to be played tomorrow at The Fairie Dome. The scheduled starters for the game are Eva Chiselarm for Dunharrow and Vatok Marquez for Bucklebury.

Lómebrildur Handcuffs Fairies, Devils Lead 2-0

Leave it to the veteran.

The Dunharrow Devils got a great start from 34-year-old left-hander Lantai Lómebrildur, who earned player of the game honors today as Dunharrow won the contest 4-3 at Dunharrow Field. Lómebrildur threw 7 innings of 1-hit ball in the win, which allowed the Dunharrow to grab a 2-0 lead in the best-of-7 series.

Lómebrildur was in the zone all game. He frustrated Bucklebury hitters while giving the Devils 7 innings of quality work. Lómebrildur threw 106 pitches, allowing 1 hit and getting 6 punchouts.

“We have been clicking right from the start of this series, so our mission statement at the moment is just don’t tinker with anything,” Dunharrow manager Tika Dap told reporters.

The next game is set to be played Tuesday, November 1st, 2039 at The Fairie Dome. The scheduled starters for the game are Todo Gilmore for the Dunharrow Devils and Vatok Marquez for the the Bucklebury Fairies.

Return of the King Series Game 1 Victory for Facestomper and Dunharrow

The stakes were high. Gruudash Facestomper was ready.

The right-hander turned in a performance for the ages at Dunharrow Field today, pitching a 9-inning, complete-game shutout to lead the Dunharrow Devils to victory in Game 1 of the Return of the King Series. Facestomper held the Bucklebury Fairies to 1 hit and no walks, while striking out 7. The win got the best-of-7 series off to a good start for Dunharrow, which now leads 1-0.

Facestomper pitched a complete game for Dunharrow. The 28-year-old right-hander was charged with no runs on 1 hit. He struck out 7 during his 103-pitch performance.

“We’ll relax tonight and enjoy this win,” said Facestomper.

The next game is set to be played tomorrow at Dunharrow Field. Slated to start are Vatok Marquez for Bucklebury and Lantai Lómebrildur for Dunharrow.

Two Towers Series Goes the Distance, Bucklebury Prevails

Wednesday, October 26th, 2039
The Bucklebury Fairies and Bywater Bounders put on a classic Two Towers Series that was in question until the final game.

In the end, Bucklebury won the deciding contest by a score of 4-3, to take the series 4-3.

“It doesn’t get much tighter than that. To win a series in the last game is a thrill,” said Fogan Gurinovich, who earned series MVP honors for Bucklebury. “Our guys are breathing a little easier now.”

For the series, Gurinovich hit .355 with a .375 on-base percentage. He had 0 home runs, drove in 2 RBI and scored 5 runs.

The Bucklebury Fairies don’t know who they will face in the next round. They will play the winner of the Dunharrow Devils – Dagorlad Disaster series. That series is tied at 3 games apiece. The Return of the King Series schedule will be announced after the Two Towers Series finishes.

Bounders Hammered by Mulhall, Drop Game 6 to Fairies

The Bucklebury Fairies and the Bywater Bounders will take the Two Towers Series to a decisive 7th game. In a must-win situation today, the Fairies beat the Bounders 5-2 at The Water Park to force the series into what will essentially be a one-game playoff. Bucklebury catcher Born Mulhall was named player of the game in the win after he went 3 for 4 with a home run and 2 singles. He drove in 2 runs and scored once.

Mulhall had a big at-bat with a runner on 2nd in the top of the fourth inning, when he hit a 2-run home run. The Fairies went on to win.

“We cashed in when we had the chance,” said Bucklebury manager Mogan Orebinder.

The next game is set to be played tomorrow at The Water Park. The scheduled starters for the game are Jaime *Kingslayer for Bucklebury and Eiamir Tarsis for Bywater.

Bywater Wins Game 5 in Extras

The Bywater Bounders went into extra innings against the Bucklebury Fairies but ultimately moved to within one game of the Return of the King Series today.

The Bounders downed the Fairies at The Fairie Dome by a score of 5-2. Even as his squad took the loss, Bucklebury right-hander Hozpog Knifecrawler was named player of the game for a solid outing in which he threw 7 innings of 4-hit ball. The win gives the Bounders a 3-2 advantage in the best-of-7 Two Towers Series.

Meriadoc Mugworts chipped in for Bywater with a 3-run home run in the top of the 12th. For the game, the center fielder had 2 hits in 5 at-bats with 1 home run, 1 single, 1 run scored, and 3 RBI.

“It was a good effort all around,” said Mugworts.

The next game is scheduled for Tuesday at The Water Park. The scheduled starters for the game are Roignar Moonbane for the Bucklebury Fairies and Eiamir Tarsis for the the Bywater Bounders.