Category: League News

Weekly Team Power Rankings

Monday, August 16th, 2038
Here are the current team power rankings for Tolkien Baseball:

Teams (Total Points, Tendency):
1) Bywater Bounders (120.9, ++)
2) Lake Town Archers (111.1, ++)
3) Carrock Bears (109.8, -)
4) Minas Ithil Wyrms (107.5, ++)
5) Bree Cheese (105.8, -)
6) Weathertop Witch Kings (103.7, –)
7) Mirkwood Sylvan (101.2, -)
8) Rivendell Royals (99.2, -)
9) Ravenhill Darkwings (98.8, ++)
10) Dagorlad Disaster (95.0, o)
11) Isengard Raiders (93.5, ++)
12) Moria Miners (92.5, ++)
13) Minas Morgul Slayers (92.2, -)
14) Dunharrow Devils (90.6, –)
15) Dol Guldur Dragons (89.2, o)
16) Lothlorien Lumberjacks (88.5, –)
17) Bucklebury Fairies (87.5, ++)
18) Grey Havens Stars (83.5, –)
19) Old Forest Merry Fellows (83.4, -)
20) Misty Mountain Hops (82.8, –)
21) Erebor Eagles (77.5, -)
22) Dead Marshes Uruk-hai (59.6, o)
23) Minas Tirith Titans (57.1, o)
24) Numenor Kings (24.2, o)

Reinhart Week’s #1 Player

Monday, August 16th, 2038
Speak softly and carry a big stick and you could win the Mordor Conference Player of the Week Award just like Aragorn Reinhart.

He really dazzled on the diamond this week with a .455 average to take home the trophy. The Minas Morgul third baseman went 10-for-22, drove in 5 runs, scored 6 times and hit 2 home runs.

This year Reinhart has hit at a .255 pace and produced 33 RBIs, 7 home runs and scored 48 runs.

*Puttifoot Week’s Best Player

Monday, August 16th, 2038
Shire Conference pitchers tried and tried all week long to stop Ferdinand *Puttifoot, but to no avail.

His eyes would light up when he came to the plate and he hit everything in sight, batting .462 for the week to win the SC Player of the Week Award. The Bywater second baseman cracked 12 hits in 26 at-bats, 6 home runs, drove in 10 runs and scored 10 times.

*Puttifoot is currently batting .326 with 42 home runs, 98 RBIs and 89 runs scored. He has 135 hits in 414 at-bats.

Weekly Team Power Rankings

Monday, August 9th, 2038
Here are the current team power rankings for Tolkien Baseball:

Teams (Total Points, Tendency):
1) Carrock Bears (123.7, ++)
2) Weathertop Witch Kings (115.3, +)
3) Bree Cheese (114.5, -)
4) Bywater Bounders (113.5, o)
5) Mirkwood Sylvan (111.1, ++)
6) Lake Town Archers (110.2, +)
7) Rivendell Royals (108.5, ++)
8) Dunharrow Devils (101.6, -)
9) Minas Ithil Wyrms (97.7, o)
10) Dagorlad Disaster (95.5, –)
11) Minas Morgul Slayers (89.6, ++)
12) Ravenhill Darkwings (88.6, o)
13) Lothlorien Lumberjacks (88.2, o)
14) Grey Havens Stars (86.2, –)
15) Dol Guldur Dragons (85.3, -)
16) Misty Mountain Hops (84.5, +)
17) Old Forest Merry Fellows (81.0, +)
18) Moria Miners (78.8, +)
19) Isengard Raiders (78.2, –)
20) Erebor Eagles (76.5, +)
21) Bucklebury Fairies (74.8, -)
22) Dead Marshes Uruk-hai (63.9, +)
23) Minas Tirith Titans (63.1, -)
24) Numenor Kings (34.6, o)

MC Trophy Goes to Anviltooth of Numenor

Monday, August 9th, 2038
It was a fantastic week for Numenor first baseman Midash Anviltooth and it was capped off today with the announcement that he was named the winner of the Mordor Conference Player of the Week Award.

Last week Anviltooth hammered the ball at a torrid .407 pace, going 11-for-27 with 2 home runs, 6 RBIs and 7 runs scored.

Looking at his present stats, Anviltooth has compiled a .257 batting average in 111 games with a .276 on-base percentage, while hitting 13 home runs and driving in 51 runs.

Week’s Best Player Honored by SC

Monday, August 9th, 2038
Gleran Rockcrusher of the Moria Miners put the wraps on a fantastic week of play by being named the Shire Conference Player of the Week.

The hot-hitting center fielder was a bonafide batting machine as he racked up 12 hits in 23 at-bats, 3 home runs, .522 BA, 7 RBIs, 6 runs, 1 walk and a .542 OBP.

Rockcrusher is hitting .272 so far this season with 59 RBIs and 61 runs scored. He has 115 hits including 21 home runs, 26 walks and .319 OBP.

Weekly Team Power Rankings

Monday, August 2nd, 2038
Here are the current team power rankings for Tolkien Baseball:

Teams (Total Points, Tendency):
1) Bree Cheese (123.9, +)
2) Dagorlad Disaster (118.6, ++)
3) Weathertop Witch Kings (117.8, o)
4) Bywater Bounders (115.8, –)
5) Carrock Bears (111.6, ++)
6) Dunharrow Devils (110.2, +)
7) Lake Town Archers (106.4, ++)
8) Mirkwood Sylvan (102.6, -)
9) Minas Ithil Wyrms (98.9, o)
10) Grey Havens Stars (96.7, –)
11) Rivendell Royals (94.6, +)
12) Ravenhill Darkwings (89.3, ++)
13) Lothlorien Lumberjacks (86.4, +)
14) Dol Guldur Dragons (85.0, ++)
15) Minas Morgul Slayers (80.7, +)
16) Isengard Raiders (80.6, –)
17) Misty Mountain Hops (79.4, -)
18) Old Forest Merry Fellows (79.3, +)
19) Moria Miners (72.1, ++)
20) Bucklebury Fairies (69.1, -)
21) Minas Tirith Titans (67.3, o)
22) Erebor Eagles (66.1, –)
23) Dead Marshes Uruk-hai (61.2, o)
24) Numenor Kings (48.4, o)

the Wicked Chosen #1 Player

Monday, August 2nd, 2038
Dagorlad fans have something to crow about today as Dagorlad first baseman Borthak the Wicked nabbed the Mordor Conference Player of the Week Award for his performance over the last seven days.

“I know there are times when it’s hard to lay off pitches. Everyone goes through stretches when he’s too eager to put the ball in play. You know, though, I feel like this past week I was able to get in the right frame of mind and just let things come naturally,” said the Wicked.

He posted a .429 average (12-for-28) this past week with 5 home runs, 11 RBIs, and 8 runs scored.

In his season totals the Wicked has 26 home runs and a .249 batting average.

Shire Conference Names Top Player

Monday, August 2nd, 2038
It was a fantastic week for Lake Town first baseman Ollla Nerith and it was capped off today with the announcement that he was named the winner of the Shire Conference Player of the Week Award.

Last week Nerith hammered the ball at a torrid .500 pace, going 13-for-26 with 2 home runs, 7 RBIs and 5 runs scored.

This season Nerith is hitting .286 with 17 home runs.

Weathertop’s Elrolinde Jr. Chosen July’s Best in MC

Sunday, August 1st, 2038
Sorria Elrolinde Jr. took a much-deserved turn in the spotlight earlier today as he accepted the Mordor Conference Pitcher of the Month award for July.

The 26-year-old Witch Kings starter is a relative newcomer to the league, but nonetheless racked up an impressive 5-1 won-lost record in 6 starts. This month he fanned 32 batters in 51.2 innings and compiled a 1.92 ERA.

This year Elrolinde Jr. has a 11-5 record and a 2.19 ERA.