Category: Grey Havens

Stars Prevail, as Hobbit Series Goes to the Wire

Sunday, October 7th, 2035
One thing is certain — the Grey Havens Stars and Lothlorien Lumberjacks left it all on the field.

In a back-and-forth Hobbit Series that went to the final game, the Stars prevailed at Celebrant Field today to advance to the Fellowship Series. Grey Havens won the deciding game 5-1 to capture the series 2-1.

“In a series that close, you feel fortunate to come out on top of it,” said Estella Pennypacker, who was named series MVP.

Pennypacker put up a 1.06 ERA over 17 innings pitched, with a 2-0 record.

The Grey Havens Stars will play against the Ravenhill Darkwings in the next round. Ravenhill had a bye in the Hobbit Series. The Fellowship Series schedule will be announced after the Hobbit Series finishes.

Wild Card Clinched by Grey Havens

Monday, October 1st, 2035
Those around Tolkien Baseball may see the Grey Havens Stars as underdogs to win the Return of the King Series, but the team itself doesn’t see it that way.

“We’re just as good as anyone in the league, whether or not we won the Mordor Conference Orc Division,” said starting pitcher Estella Pennypacker. “We know what we’re capable of.”

For his part, team manager Wuunak the Tough deflected comments about whether or not he considers his team underdogs in the upcoming playoffs.

“One way or another, you’ve got to go play the games,” he said.

Grey Havens, Veteran Knotwise Sign Deal

Friday, August 3rd, 2035
Grey Havens fans celebrated as word of a signing became reality. Christine Knotwise won’t be pulling up stakes anytime soon, as she has signed a 4-year extension at a pay rate of $14,500,000 per annum.

Since she is widely seen as an integral part of the club, Grey Havens officials had to keep Knotwise from jumping ship.

This year Knotwise is hitting .321 with 9 home runs and 48 RBIs to her credit. She has gotten on base at a .352 clip and scored 55 runs.

Star of the Week Picked in MC

Monday, July 16th, 2035
Aldous Huxley of the Grey Havens Stars might have lost a step over the years, but the 36-year-old first baseman can still get it done. He beat out several other worthy Mordor Conference hitters over this past week to claim the Player of the Week Award.

Huxley posted a .643 batting average with 2 home runs and 7 RBIs last week while scoring 4 runs. For the week he was 9 for 14.

A look at his current stats shows Huxley with a .298 average, 10 home runs, 36 RBIs and 39 runs scored. He has played in 74 games.

15 Ks for Pennypacker, Beats Isengard 2-0

Wednesday, June 20th, 2035
Estella Pennypacker really had Isengard batters swinging and missing today at Grey Havens Field. Pennypacker sat down 15 hitters on strikes and whipped the Raiders 2-0. She allowed 4 hits and gave up no walks in a standout mound performance.

This season Pennypacker has compiled a 8-4 mark with a 2.46 ERA in 15 starts.