Category: Carrock

*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.

Banks Takes Top SC Manager Honors

Wednesday, December 1st, 2038
The Carrock Bears coaching staff broke out the bubbly when Manager Longo Banks was announced as 2038 Shire Conference Manager of the Year.

He skippered the Bears to a 98-64 record this year and a first place finish in the Shire Conference Dwarf Division.

To a man, they all agreed that their boss was most deserving of the award. All had glowing words to say about this year’s winning manager.

“He just has a way with people. Coaches and players alike love him.”

Top SC Pitcher Announced

Friday, November 26th, 2038
The Carrock Bears have a rising superstar or maybe even a budding Hall-of-Famer in the making.
It’s Eormenred *UrukBane, this year’s Shire Conference Gandalf Pitcher Award selection. This blossoming hurler wowed fans, peers and sportswriters with a fabulous performance.

*UrukBane compiled a 19-9 record in 32 starts, tallied 342 strikeouts in 249.2 innings and recorded a 1.73 ERA. Other clubs managed only a .179 batting average against him.

Meriamli Rockcrusher of the Bree Cheese finished second in voting, while Elraugast Isaiwyn of the Mirkwood Sylvan finished third.

Carrock Caps Season With Ultimate Fantasy Baseball Association Championship

Wednesday, November 17th, 2038
It was a storybook year for the Carrock Bears as they closed out a 4-2 series win over the Discworld City Watch to claim the Ultimate Fantasy Baseball Association Championship.

They wrapped it up with a 8-2 victory to cap an incredible season after they brought home their 1st league championship earlier in the year.

The Bears manager offered his view of the series.

“We had a lot of things going for us,” he said, “offense and defense doing it at the right time. That’s what it takes to win it all.”

The City Watch manager commented: “We’re disappointed we lost, but we’re also very proud of what we did all year. They played better baseball than us and they beat us.”

During the Shire Conference Dwarf Division regular season, Carrock compiled a record of 98-64.

Nol the Tearer Wins, Bears Lead Series 3-2

The Carrock Bears moved to within one game of the UFBA Championship today, downing the visiting Discworld City Watch at Old League Park by a score of 2-1. Bears right-hander Nol the Tearer was named player of the game after a strong outing in which he threw 7 innings of 5-hit ball. The win gives the Bears a 3-2 advantage in the best-of-7 Series heading back to Discworld.

Carrock grabbed control in the bottom of the sixth. With two out and the bases empty, Erimak Tinalith delivered a solo home run, to make it 2-1 in favor of the Bears.

“We haven’t forgotten how long this series might be, but being up a game is a heck of a lot better than going there down one,” the Tearer said.

The next game is scheduled for Wednesday, November 17th, 2038 at Ballpark of Discworld. The scheduled starters for the game are Eormenred *UrukBane for Carrock and Vrsal Ratbelly for Discworld.

Carrock Evens Series, 2-2, After Game 4 Victory

On the verge of being put into a 3-1 hole and facing a red-hot Discworld City Watch team, the Carrock Bears had a tough assignment. Kognar Moonkiller delivered.

The Bears designated hitter was unstoppable for the visitors, as he went 2-3 with 2 home runs and a walk. He drove in 5 runs and scored twice in guiding his club to its second victory of the series, 9-0. Moonkiller, 27, was named player of the game for his efforts. The win means the best-of-7 series is now tied at 2 games apiece.

Moonkiller had a big at-bat with runners on 1st and 3rd in the bottom of the second inning, when he hit a 3-run home run. The Bears went on to win.

“I got everyone together and told them they did great today,” Carrock manager Longo Banks told BNN reporters after the game. “But I warned them that if we don’t make it out of here up 3-2, it’s only going to get harder.”

The next game is scheduled for tomorrow at Old League Park.

Bears Tighten Series With Game 3 Win

The Carrock Bears moved to within one game of the UFBA Championship today, downing the visiting Discworld City Watch at Old League Park by a score of 3-2. Bears right-hander Till Underhill was named player of the game after a strong outing in which he threw 6 innings of 3-hit ball. The win pulls the Bears to a 2-1 deficit in the best-of-7 Series.

Relin Beardtwister aided the Carrock cause with a run-scoring sacrifice fly in the bottom of the fifth. For the game, the left fielder went 2 for 3 with a double.

“We squandered some opportunities,” said Discworld manager Suuggek the Crazy.

The next game is scheduled for tomorrow at Old League Park.

City Watch Take 2-0 Series Lead

Carrock first baseman Sirbag Toemasher pounded Discworld City Watch pitchers at Ballpark of Discworld, but it was not enough to keep the Bears from falling, 8-4 in Game Two of the UFBA Championship. Toemasher hit 2 home runs. He drove in 4 runs and scored twice and was named player of the game for his efforts, even as he saw the Bears slip to a 2-0 deficit in the best-of-7 series.

Had Bofur Granitehammer not delivered a key base hit in the bottom of the seventh, the outcome might have been different. Instead, with two down and runners on 1st and 2nd, Granitehammer hit a 3-run home run. That made the score 6-4, in favor of the City Watch.

“It’s a gut punch,” Bears manager Longo Banks said, “to get here and find ourselves down 2-0 in the blink of an eye.”

The next game is set to be played Saturday at Old League Park in Carrock. The scheduled starters for the game are Erin Fields for the Discworld City Watch and Nol the Tearer for the the Carrock Bears.

Discworld Takes UFBA Series Opener, 4-3

The Discworld City Watch won the first game of the UFBA Championship today, downing the visiting Carrock Bears at Ballpark of Discworld by a score of 4-3. City Watch right-hander Imrohil Bats was named player of the game after a strong outing in which he threw 6 innings allowing 2 runs. The win gives the City Watch a 1-0 advantage in the best-of-7 Championship.

Had Vrung Smiddlefidget not delivered a key base hit in the bottom of the seventh, the outcome might have been different. Instead, with two down and a runner on 2nd, Smiddlefidget hit a run-scoring double. That made the score 4-3, in favor of the City Watch.

“We came out on the wrong end of this one,” said Carrock skipper Longo Banks.

Game 2 is scheduled for tomorrow at Ballpark of Discworld. Slated to start are Nol the Tearer for the Carrock Bears and Vrsal Ratbelly for the the Discworld City Watch.

Return of the King Series to Carrock

Monday, November 8th, 2038
It was all about winning for the Carrock Bears — 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 starting pitcher Eormenred *UrukBane, who was named series MVP. “Now we’re the league champions.”

Carrock defeated the Dunharrow Devils by a score of 4-1 at Dunharrow Field to take the series 4-2.

“Sometimes you get lucky and sometimes you make your own luck,” said Carrock manager Longo Banks. “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.”