Category: Grey Havens

Knotwise of Grey Havens Player of the Week

Monday, July 2nd, 2040
Irene Knotwise of the Grey Havens Stars had an outstanding week and today was voted the Player of the Week by the Mordor Conference.

For the week the 27-year-old third baseman batted .417 (10-for-24) with 1 home run and 10 RBIs.

This season in 80 games Knotwise is batting .344 with 10 home runs, 51 RBIs and has scored 47 times.

Grey Havens Trades the Slob for Mos Eisley’s Nailslobberer

Tuesday, March 27th, 2040
Everybody is overjoyed with a trade consummated today by the Grey Havens Stars and the Mos Eisley Wookies. In the deal Grey Havens got 35-year-old LF Fridak Nailslobberer from Mos Eisley and dealt 30-year-old 2B Kimria the Slob and 23-year-old minor league RHP Hyrneck Bologni to the Wookies. The general managers that made the swap are happy and the players are happy, too. One of the GMs commented, “This was a good swap for all concerned.”

Lifetime the Slob is hitting .221 with 16 doubles, 2 triples, 18 home runs, 49 RBIs and 63 runs scored. He has appeared in 212 games to date and delivered 118 hits.

$10,600,000 Lands RF Elong for Stars

Sunday, March 4th, 2040
Despite his solid numbers, some fans questioned the value of the Rasman Elong signing even as Grey Havens officials paraded him before the media this afternoon.

Elong will surely bring a lot to the club, but he comes at a price of $10,600,000 over 1 year.

Looking at his career stats, Elong is batting .282 and has totaled 151 home runs.

Pennypacker Nabs MC #1 Pitcher Award

Monday, August 1st, 2039
Veteran Estella Pennypacker put together quite a successful stretch in July for the Grey Havens Stars, earning herself the Mordor Conference Pitcher of the Month award.

Pennypacker racked up a 5-1 record in 6 starts, posting a 2.49 ERA over 47 innings and striking out 46.

Checking out her stats for the year, Pennypacker has racked up 12 wins and 9 losses in 22 starts, 3.20 ERA and struck out 154 batters in 163.1 innings.

Season-Ending Injury for Olo Proudfoot

Saturday, July 23rd, 2039
When Grey Havens starting pitcher Olo Proudfoot was taken out of the game, the crowd at the Stars-Eagles game went silent as they could tell that it was a serious injury. That was confirmed today by doctors when they revealed that Proudfoot had sustained a torn rotator cuff and will be out for about 14 months.

So far this season Proudfoot has a 4-2 record, 8 starts, 54.1 innings, 46 strikeouts and a 1.66 ERA.

It’s a No-No for Pennypacker

Wednesday, July 20th, 2039
There was magic on the mound today at Elrod Stadium at Finrod Field as Grey Havens Stars starter Estella Pennypacker no-hit the Minas Tirith Titans.

Pennypacker held Minas Tirith hitters spellbound and helpless in a masterful display of pitching, leading the Stars to a 3-0 win.

“It was like I was in a dream,” Pennypacker said afterward. “The ball just went right where I wanted it to.”

In her mound masterpiece, Pennypacker rang up 11 strikeouts and issued no walks.

Pennypacker has gone 11-8 this season with an ERA of 3.03 and 142 strikeouts in 148.1 innings pitched. Other clubs are hitting .231 against her.

Pennypacker is MC Most Valuable Player

Saturday, November 27th, 2038
Pitchers don’t usually win the MVP, but this year’s Mordor Conference winner is Estella Pennypacker of the Grey Havens Stars. She wasn’t a 20-game winner, and she didn’t toss a no-hitter, but Pennypacker (13-9) lead the MC with a 1.71 ERA and a miniscule 0.87 WHIP. She also fanned 253 batters and kept the Stars alive for their playoff journey.

This is Pennypacker’s first MVP award. Earlier, she won this year’s MC Gandalf Pitcher Award, her second, the first coming in 2036.

Forerunner *Baggins of Ravenhill finished 2nd in the voting. His teammate, Isabelle Delmonte, was 3rd.

Gandalf Pitcher Award Winner Announced

Friday, November 26th, 2038
Estella Pennypacker of the Grey Havens Stars impressed voters as one of the elite pitchers in the Mordor Conference this year. She capped off a sensational 13-9 season by taking home the coveted Gandalf Pitcher Award today.

Making 32 starts, she tossed 236.2 innings, struck out 253, walked 31 and registered a 1.71 ERA.

Isabelle Delmonte of the Ravenhill Darkwings finished second in voting, while Snibb *Ninwocket of the Dagorlad Disaster finished third.

Witch Kings on to Two Towers Series

Tuesday, October 19th, 2038
The party is on for Weathertop Witch Kings fans, while disappointment reigns for those fans in Grey Havens.

The Witch Kings eliminated the Grey Havens Stars in the Fellowship Series at Amon Sul Stadium today and will now move on to the Two Towers Series.

“It’s a big letdown and not what we want to be feeling,” said Grey Havens manager Wuunak the Tough after the loss.

Weathertop won the final game by a score of 3-0 and took the series 4-2.

“We want to bring a championship home to our city, that’s all there is to it. Everyone wants it badly for themselves, but we want it for Weathertop too,” said Sorria Elrolinde Jr., whose strong pitching performances during the series earned him MVP honors.

Elrolinde Jr. had a 0.00 ERA over 18 innings during the Fellowship Series. He added 16 strikeouts with a 2-0 record.

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

Moonkiller Blasts Witch Kings, Stars Take Game 5

Sunday, October 17, 2038
The Grey Havens Stars have closed some of the gap between themselves and the series-leading Weathertop Witch Kings, winning 10-4 at Grey Havens Field today. Stars right fielder Sing Moonkiller was named player of the game after he was 2-4 with a home run. He scored 2 times and drove in 4. The win cuts the deficit facing the Stars to 3-2 in the best-of-7 Fellowship Series.

Irene Knotwise, who was drafted in the 2nd round of the 2030 draft, aided the Grey Havens cause with a run-scoring single in the bottom of the seventh. For the game, the third baseman was 1-3 with 2 walks. She scored 2 runs.

“They say the first rule of the playoffs is to win the home games,” Moonkiller said afterward. “It feels nice, but it is kind of what we were supposed to do.”

Game 6 is set to be played Tuesday at Amon Sul Stadium. The scheduled starters for the game are Fastolph Pennypacker for Grey Havens and Sorria Elrolinde Jr. for Weathertop.