Category: Carrock

Week’s Premier Player: Carrock’s Toemasher

Monday, April 8th, 2041
Sirbag Toemasher did nothing to hurt his value as an upcoming free agent last week, making contact with the ball at every opportunity and reeling in the Shire Conference Player of the Week Award.

The first baseman hit .348 for the Bears, recording 8 hits in 23 at-bats, 4 home runs, 9 RBIs and 6 runs scored.

Veteran Bird Signs 2-Year Deal

Saturday, March 2nd, 2041
Tom Bird and Carrock have reached an understanding in which the 35-year-old veteran will make $34,400,000 over 2 years.

It was more than his ability that landed Bird in Carrock, noted club management. Bird is widely seen as a clubhouse leader and he should add veteran leadership to the organization.

Lifetime Bird is hitting .282 and has totaled 309 home runs.

Bears Announce Deal for Veteran 3B

Saturday, January 5th, 2041
Carrock has come to an agreement with hard working third baseman Tigan Hammerscarer which will keep the 36-year-old in town for 2 years and pay out $15,200,000.

Carrock fans, although somewhat skeptical of his age, figure to be pleased when they see Hammerscarer at the park early every day for practice.

In his career Hammerscarer has played in 1261 games with a .266 batting average. Among his 907 hits are 228 doubles, 22 triples, and 20 home runs. He also has scored 378 runs, walked 396 times, has 17 stolen bases and driven in 296 runs.

*UrukBane Fans 17 Fairies

Thursday, July 26th, 2040
If you can’t hit ’em, you can’t beat ’em. That was the story today at the Carrock-Bucklebury clash at Old League Park. Bears hurler Eormenred *UrukBane gunned down 17 Fairies via strikeouts and beat them 6-1. In a superb performance, he allowed 1 hit and issued 3 walks for the victory.

This year *UrukBane has a 11-6 record with a 2.01 ERA.

Rivendell Royals Ship Earthhead to Carrock

Monday, July 2nd, 2040
In a hastily called press conference, Rivendell announced today a trade with Carrock that will send 32-year-old LHP Fasur Earthhead to the Bears in exchange for 27-year-old RHP Nol the Tearer. All players are expected to be in their respective new cities in time for today’s games.

Rivendell will retain a portion of Earthhead’s remaining contract.

To date this year Earthhead has compiled a 7-6 mark with a 4.29 ERA in 16 starts.

This year the Tearer has gone 6-4 with an ERA of 4.96 and has 70 strikeouts in 101.2 innings.

Carrock Center Fielder Nets SC Award

Monday, August 8th, 2039
The #1 hitter in the Shire Conference was Carrock center fielder Kognar Moonkiller. He was selected the Player of the Week.

During the week Moonkiller banged out a .367 batting average (11-for-30), 6 home runs, 12 runs batted in and scored 6 runs.

This season Moonkiller has hit at a .278 clip and produced 80 runs batted in, 33 home runs and 65 runs.

SC Premier Pitcher is Carrock’s the Iron Monger

Monday, August 1st, 2039
Phaibis the Iron Monger’s been around the league long enough to appreciate the honor he received today. After going 4-0 in July, the 28-year-old Carrock hurler has been named Shire Conference Pitcher of the Month.

He fanned 27 in 35.1 innings, logged an ERA of 0.51 and allowed opponents to hit .161 against him.

This year the Iron Monger has compiled a 9-5 mark with a 2.65 ERA.

2000th Hit for the Vague

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2039
Today at Elrod Stadium at Finrod Field Carrock got a 5-2 victory over Minas Tirith, and Baztrak the Vague got his 2000th career hit. The Bears catcher recorded 1 hit in 3 at-bats to reach the coveted milestone.

As far as career numbers the Vague has compiled a .268 batting average and collected 2000 hits, 287 home runs and 1031 RBIs.

$54,400,000 Lands C the Vague for Bears

Sunday, April 10th, 2039
The Bears today announced that they have come to terms with Baztrak the Vague, a 37-year-old catcher they’ve been scouting for a while.

the Vague will earn $27,200,000 a year over 2 years and is expected to play a key role with the club.

*UrukBane Rumored to be Dating Pop Star

Wednesday, January 12th, 2039
Eormenred *UrukBane of the Carrock Bears is reportedly keeping company with singer Gracie Ettincrawler. The couple has been spotted recently at various clubs, concerts, and restaurants, as well as a number of public functions. Asked whether the two were involved romatically, *UrukBane said he and Ettincrawler were ‘just good friends’. “We’re just hanging out and enjoying each other’s company at the moment,” said the 28-year-old starting pitcher. However, when pressed as to whether their relationship might become more serious in the future, *UrukBane seemed to dodge the question. “Right now, I’m really just focused on baseball and helping the Carrock Bears win games,” he remarked, with a sly grin.