Category: Bywater

*Puttifoot Wins 2nd MVP

Saturday, November 27th, 2038
Ferdibrand *Puttifoot, Bywater’s slugging second baseman added another trophy to his case today when he was named the SC Aragorn Most Valuable Player for 2038.

*Puttifoot, who earlier won the Sam Gamgee Batter award and a Gimli’s Axe trophy as the best hitting second baseman, took home the MVP by leading his team to the playoffs with a .330 average. He lead the SC in HR with 56, RBI with 132, Runs Scored with 128, and Slugging Pct at .667. He threw in 48 stolen bases and 105 walks for good measure.

This was *Puttifoot’s 2nd MVP award. He earned the first one in 2036.

Pitchers Eormenred *UrukBane of Carrock and Meriamli Rockcrusher of Bree finished 2nd and 3rd in the voting.

SC’s Best Hitter Selected, It’s *Puttifoot

Friday, November 26th, 2038
What a way to finish off the year — being honored with the 2038 Sam Gamgee Batter in the Shire Conference. It had already been a very special season for Bywater’s Ferdinand *Puttifoot, but today’s announcement really put the icing on his cake.

All season long Ferdinand *Puttifoot gave opposing pitchers fits by hitting .330 as he collected 189 hits, 23 doubles, 1 triple, 56 home runs and 132 RBIs.

Duilin *Silverwolf of the Lake Town Archers finished second in voting, while Brutus *Trollbasher of the Minas Ithil Wyrms finished third.

Carrock Sweeps into the Return of the King Series

Wednesday, October 27th, 2038
The Carrock Bears appear poised to make a serious run at the Return of the King Series after a convincing sweep over the Bywater Bounders in the Two Towers Series.

It’s now on to the Return of the King Series for Carrock, who won the final game 5-4 and took the series 4-0.

“Everyone’s doing their part and things are falling into place,” said Carrock third baseman Thailla Anaril, who was named series MVP. “It feels like a special year.”

For the series, Anaril hit .357 with a .471 on-base percentage. He had 1 home runs, drove in 6 RBI and scored 3 runs.

The Carrock Bears don’t know who they will face in the next round. They will play the winner of the Weathertop Witch Kings – Dunharrow Devils series. Weathertop leads the series 3 games to 2. The Return of the King Series schedule will be announced after the Two Towers Series finishes.

Two Towers Series Gets Ugly as Bounders Lose Third Straight, 10-3

Tuesday, October 26, 2038
Bywater second baseman Ferdinand *Puttifoot pounded Carrock Bears pitchers at The Water Park, but it was not enough to keep the Bounders from falling, 10-3 in Game 3 of the Two Towers Series. *Puttifoot went 3-4 with a home run and a double, while scoring 2 runs and was named player of the game for his efforts, even as he saw the Bounders slip to a 3-0 deficit in the best-of-7 series.

Erimak Tinalith aided the Carrock cause with a 2-run double in the top of the fourth. For the game, the right fielder went 1 for 4 with a double. He drove in 2 runs.

“We put it together today and came out with the win,” Tinalith said in postgame remarks. “That’s the main thing.”

The next game is scheduled for tomorrow at The Water Park. Slated to start are Phaibis the Iron Monger for Carrock and Meli Rocksnapper for Bywater.

Bears Win to Extend Series Lead to 2-0

Sunday, October 24, 2038
The Carrock Bears got a strong performance from pitcher Nol the Tearer, who stymied the visiting Bywater Bounders en route to a 5-1 win in Game 2 of the Two Towers Series today. The Bounders could never get a bead on the right-handed the Tearer, who threw 7 innings of 5-hit ball to earn player of the game honors. The Bears now hold a 2-0 in the best-of-7 series.

Gromghash Toothbelly, who is a two-time All-Star, aided the Carrock cause with a 2-run single in the bottom of the third. For the game, the shortstop was 1-4, while adding 2 RBI and scoring once.

“I like the roll we’re on,” said Carrock manager Longo Banks.

Game 3 is scheduled for Tuesday, October 26th, 2038 at The Water Park. Slated to start are Till Underhill for Carrock and Gal Throatgobbler for Bywater.

*UrukBane, Carrock Start Two Towers Series Strong with Home Win

Saturday, October 23, 2038
The Carrock Bears started the Two Towers Series in style today, downing the visiting Bywater Bounders at Old League Park by a score of 4-2 to stake an early 1-0 lead in the best-of-7 series. Bears left-hander Eormenred *UrukBane was named player of the game after he threw 7 innings allowing 2 runs.

A defensive lapse proved costly in the contest. In the bottom of the eighth, with the game tied, Ligar Shegorn was at the plate when Carrock scored 1 on an error. The miscue enabled the Bears to go in front, 3-2.

“I like our mindset right now,” said Carrock manager Longo Banks.

Game 2 is set to be played tomorrow at Old League Park. Slated to start are Tiran Hammerbearer for Bywater and Nol the Tearer for Carrock.

Bywater Advances to Two Towers Series

Monday, October 18th, 2038
Gail Bilas wore out opposing pitchers en route to being named Fellowship Series MVP.

The star’s Bywater Bounders defeated the Rivendell Royals by a series score of 4-1 to advance to the Two Towers Series.

Bywater won the final game by a 9-8 count in front of a raucous crowd at Royals Stadium.

Bilas hit .545 with a .522 on-base percentage in the series, while also adding 0 home runs, driving in 3 RBI and scoring 4 runs.

“Just trying to do my job, that’s all there is too it,” said Bilas.

The Bywater Bounders don’t know who they will face in the next round. They will play the winner of the Carrock Bears – Bree Cheese series. Bree leads the series 3 game to 1. The Two Towers Series schedule will be announced after the Fellowship Series finishes.

Bounders Hammered by Cust, Drop Game 4 to Royals

Sunday, October 17, 2038
On the verge of being swept and facing a red-hot Bywater Bounders team, the Rivendell Royals had a tough assignment. Everton Cust delivered.

The Royals shortstop was unstoppable for the visitors, as he went 2 for 3 with a home run, a double, and a walk, while adding 2 RBI and scoring once in guiding his club to its first victory of the series, 5-4. Cust, 25, was named player of the game for his efforts. The win means Rivendell now trails 3-1 in the best-of-7 series.

The game turned with one out in the bottom of the seventh when Cust hit a run-scoring double. It propelled the Royals into the lead, 5-4.

“We found a way to get it done,” Cust said.

Game 5 is scheduled for tomorrow at Royals Stadium. Slated to start are Galdur Belamir for Bywater and Gildor *Inglorion for Rivendell.

Bounders Win to Extend Series Lead to 2-0

Thursday, October 14, 2038
With starter Tiran Hammerbearer leading the charge, the Bywater Bounders defeated the Rivendell Royals, 4-3, in Game 2 of the Fellowship Series today. The right-hander threw 8 innings of 7-hit ball at The Water Park to help Bywater take a 2-0 lead in the best-of-7 series.

Splinter Moonbeam aided the Bywater cause with a run-scoring sacrifice fly in the bottom of the fourth. For the game, the right fielder drew 1 walk.

Moonbeam called the triumph “a good team win.”

Game 3 is set to be played Saturday at Royals Stadium. Slated to start are Gal Throatgobbler for the Bywater Bounders and Fasur Earthhead for the the Rivendell Royals.

Fellowship Series Game 1 Victory for Goblinmaster and Bywater

Wednesday, October 13, 2038
The Bywater Bounders powered past the visiting Rivendell Royals, 3-2, in the opener of the Fellowship Series at The Water Park today. Bywater starting pitcher Eruushnak Goblinmaster threw 7 innings of 4-hit ball, to lead the charge. The Bounders now lead the series 1-0.

Goblinmaster allowed 2 runs over 7 innings. He also racked up 12 strikeouts.

“Eruushnak’s tempo and rhythm were good,” said Bounders manager Girith of Rhun. “He was the key to us winning.”

Game 2 is scheduled for tomorrow at The Water Park. The scheduled starters for the game are Caradas Shushud for Rivendell and Tiran Hammerbearer for Bywater.