Category: Erebor

Shire Conference Hobbit Division Champs Crowned: Erebor Eagles

Sunday, September 30th, 2035
The Erebor Eagles have their share of problems, but getting to the postseason isn’t one of them. The club today clinched the Shire Conference Hobbit Division crown.

“It’s not a perfect clubhouse, we have issues just like any other team, but in the end we did what we had to do on the field,” said right fielder Joseph the Lawyer. “In the end, it’s a roster of guys coming together for the same cause.”

Team manager Sarind Cha brushed off any suggestions there are issues in his clubhouse and said he’s proud of his team.

“Anything that goes on, it’s just regular stuff that any team would deal with,” he said. “In the end, we won the division and that’s all that matters.”

The club has a 88-73 record and the division title is their 5th.

Eagles Clinch Playoff Spot With Victory

Tuesday, September 25th, 2035
Today, Erebor have officially claimed a spot in this year’s postseason. The team punched their playoff ticket with a win yesterday. “I couldn’t be prouder of this team,” said skipper, Sarind Cha. “These guys worked their tails off all season long, so they’ve definitely earned this.” However, the Eagles manager says he won’t let his team rest on their laurels. “We’ve still got a long way to go to reach our ultimate goal and that’s a championship trophy. So we’re gonna celebrate and just let this all sink in tonight, but it’s back to work tomorrow.”

Eagles Baggins Gone for Year

Monday, September 17th, 2035
Fastolph Baggins has to call it a season. The Erebor Eagles right fielder sustained a season-ending injury against the Bree Cheese and will not play again this year according to club doctors. Baggins was injured while making a defensive play. His doctors diagnosed it as a strained back muscle and stated that he would not be able to play for 3 weeks.

Baggins is batting .351 this season in 82 games with 12 home runs, 48 RBIs and 66 runs scored. He has 106 hits in 302 at-bats.

Baggins Wins SC Player of the Week

Monday, July 16th, 2035
Fastolph Baggins demonstrated his potential to be a star in the game last week and today he took home the Shire Conference Player of the Week Award.

The Erebor right fielder wreaked havoc on opposing pitchers last week, pounding them for a .600 average (9-for-15) with 2 home runs and 4 RBIs on his way to claiming the honor.

This year Baggins has batted at a .386 pace with 81 hits, 8 home runs, 35 RBIs and scored 49 times.

Baggins Wins SC Player of the Week Honors

Monday, May 28th, 2035
It’s always a thrill for fans of the team and students of the game alike when a superstar in the making shows what he’s got. Fastolph Baggins, the Erebor Eagles 25-year-old right fielder, put himself in the spotlight last week making him the clear-cut choice for Shire Conference Player of the Week honors.

He ripped 11 hits in 21 at-bats, compiling a .524 average with 2 home runs and 5 RBIs.

So far in 2035 Baggins is batting .390 with 7 home runs, 31 RBIs and 41 runs scored. He has 60 hits in 154 at-bats and a .467 OBP.