Category: Bucklebury

Fairies Earathien Out Rest Of Season

Friday, April 19th, 2041
Playoff hopes of Fairies player Donethirion Earathien have been dealt a blow today after tests revealed the reliever suffered a torn ulnar collateral ligament throwing a pitch in today’s game against Bree Cheese. Earathien is expected to miss up to 10 months, effectively ruling him out of the playoffs.

Bucklebury’s Ironfist Shuts Out Bears

Monday, April 15th, 2041
Lomli Ironfist was impressive at The Fairie Dome today in the Bucklebury Fairies’ 3-0 shutout victory over the Carrock Bears. The Bucklebury pitcher mystified the Bears in a strong performance, giving up 1 hit and totaling 4 walks and 6 strikeouts.

“Lomli had them chasing a lot of pitches and talking to themselves,” Bucklebury manager Mogan Orebinder. “It was something special to watch.”

Are Bucklebury and Daggerkicker Dealing?

Monday, March 18th, 2041
Fans reacted with enthusiasm as news of a potential contract deal between Rubgorg Daggerkicker and Bucklebury exploded on the newswires today.

BNN sources tell us that the deal could involve $4,720,000 and that the marquee name could be calling Bucklebury home in a very short period of time, though they caution also that things could fall apart.

Agreement Reached: Eloldor to Play for Fairies

Thursday, December 20th, 2040
The Bucklebury Fairies have called a press conference later today to announce the signing of shortstop Raven Eloldor to a 4-year, $21,800,000 contract.

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

Lifetime Eloldor is hitting .234 and has totaled 107 home runs.

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.