Category: Grey Havens

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.

Grey Havens Wins at Home to Narrow Series Deficit to 3-1

Saturday, October 16, 2038
The Grey Havens Stars have closed some of the gap between themselves and the series-leading Weathertop Witch Kings, winning 5-4 at Grey Havens Field today. Stars right-hander Soseen Eäräthien was named player of the game after he threw 7 innings allowing 4 runs. The win cuts the deficit facing the Stars to 3-1 in the best-of-7 Fellowship Series.

Sing Moonkiller aided the Grey Havens cause with a solo home run in the bottom of the fourth. For the game, the right fielder went 1-3 with a home run.

“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 5 is set to be played tomorrow at Grey Havens Field. The scheduled starters for the game are Galugol Eliolas for the Weathertop Witch Kings and Estella Pennypacker for the the Grey Havens Stars.

Humancrawler Handcuffs Stars, Witch Kings Seize 3-0 Advantage in R2

Friday, October 14, 2038
The Weathertop Witch Kings moved to within one game of the Two Towers Series today, downing the Grey Havens Stars on the road at Grey Havens Field by a score of 6-3. Witch Kings right-hander Bluzhkrut Humancrawler was named player of the game after a strong outing in which he threw 7 innings allowing 3 runs. The win gives the Witch Kings a 3-0 advantage in the best-of-7 Fellowship Series.

Weathertop center fielder Malin Roadapple helped the Witch Kings go up, 3-0, in the top of the second inning. With the game tied, Roadapple hit a 3-run home run off Grey Havens pitcher Cemal Agrela.

“We’ll savor this win,” Roadapple told the Weathertop Daily, “then get ready for the next game.”

The next game is set to be played tomorrow at Grey Havens Field. The scheduled starters for the game are Noilin Elväwen for Weathertop and Soseen Eäräthien for Grey Havens.

Elrolinde Jr. Handcuffs Stars, Witch Kings Seize 2-0 Advantage in R2

Wednesday, October 13, 2038
Sorria Elrolinde Jr. pitched a gem to help the Weathertop Witch Kings escape with a tight 1-0 victory over the Grey Havens Stars in a low-scoring Fellowship Series contest today. The right-handed Elrolinde Jr. threw 9 innings of shutout ball in the win, just enough for the Witch Kings on a day when their offense dried up. Weathertop now leads the best-of-7 series 2-0.

Grey Havens could barely put a dent in Elrolinde Jr.. The right-hander tossed 122 pitches over 9 innings for the Witch Kings, allowing only 4 hits.

“I was determined to go the distance,” said Elrolinde Jr..

The next game is scheduled for Friday, October 15th, 2038 at Grey Havens Field. The scheduled starters for the game are Bluzhkrut Humancrawler for Weathertop and Cemal Agrela for Grey Havens.