Category: League News

Weekly Team Power Rankings

Monday, April 22nd, 2041
Here are the current team power rankings for Tolkien Baseball:

Teams (Total Points, Tendency):
1) Isengard Raiders (134.6, o)
2) Misty Mountain Hops (123.0, o)
3) Grey Havens Stars (120.7, ++)
4) Old Forest Merry Fellows (116.7, +)
5) Erebor Eagles (113.7, -)
6) Lake Town Archers (108.2, -)
7) Minas Ithil Wyrms (102.2, –)
8) Bucklebury Fairies (100.7, ++)
9) Mirkwood Sylvan (98.7, ++)
10) Dagorlad Disaster (97.7, ++)
11) Minas Morgul Slayers (96.7, o)
12) Dead Marshes Uruk-hai (95.7, –)
13) Weathertop Witch Kings (89.3, ++)
14) Bywater Bounders (87.3, –)
15) Carrock Bears (87.3, ++)
16) Bree Cheese (85.3, +)
17) Lothlorien Lumberjacks (82.0, -)
18) Ravenhill Darkwings (79.3, –)
19) Rivendell Royals (74.8, ++)
20) Numenor Kings (64.3, ++)
21) Dunharrow Devils (63.0, –)
22) Minas Tirith Titans (55.3, –)
23) Moria Miners (48.8, –)
24) Dol Guldur Dragons (31.0, -)

Star of the Week Named in MC

Monday, April 22nd, 2041
Veteran Glonar Rethiel had a great week at the plate for the Witch Kings to capture the majority of votes for Player of the Week in the Mordor Conference.

The 35-year-old Weathertop third baseman built a .619 average on the strength of 13 hits in 21 at-bats, 3 home runs and 9 RBIs.

So far this season Rethiel has 3 home runs and a .415 batting average.

Gamamir on Fire, Named Player of the Week

Monday, April 22nd, 2041
A battle-tested Yrneha Gamamir declared war on opposing pitchers last week, attacking the ball like the well-schooled veteran he is. Today the 33-year-old Mirkwood first baseman collected the Shire Conference Player of the Week Award.

He wrapped up the week with a .360 average, 9 hits in 25 at-bats, 5 home runs, 9 RBIs and 10 runs scored.

This year Gamamir has batted at a .242 pace with 16 hits, 7 home runs, 14 RBIs and scored 14 times.

Weekly Team Power Rankings

Monday, April 15th, 2041
Here are the current team power rankings for Tolkien Baseball:

Teams (Total Points, Tendency):
1) Isengard Raiders (160.0, o)
2) Misty Mountain Hops (138.9, ++)
3) Erebor Eagles (123.0, ++)
4) Minas Ithil Wyrms (123.0, ++)
5) Lake Town Archers (108.0, ++)
6) Old Forest Merry Fellows (108.0, –)
7) Dead Marshes Uruk-hai (105.0, ++)
8) Dunharrow Devils (97.2, -)
9) Bywater Bounders (93.0, ++)
10) Grey Havens Stars (92.0, ++)
11) Minas Morgul Slayers (91.0, –)
12) Minas Tirith Titans (89.0, –)
13) Mirkwood Sylvan (89.0, –)
14) Ravenhill Darkwings (86.0, –)
15) Lothlorien Lumberjacks (83.8, ++)
16) Bucklebury Fairies (76.0, ++)
17) Weathertop Witch Kings (74.0, ++)
18) Bree Cheese (72.0, -)
19) Moria Miners (72.0, –)
20) Dagorlad Disaster (71.0, –)
21) Carrock Bears (70.0, –)
22) Rivendell Royals (57.0, +)
23) Dol Guldur Dragons (42.1, -)
24) Numenor Kings (40.0, –)

Star of the Week Awarded in MC

Monday, April 15th, 2041
Weathertop sports fans can’t stop singing the praises of Dorsey Whist, who has been selected the Mordor Conference Player of the Week.

Whist was in a comfort zone all week, finishing with a .476 average (10-for-21), 3 RBIs and 2 home runs.

SC Star of the Week Picked

Monday, April 15th, 2041
Sascha Musiceye 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 Moria shortstop wreaked havoc on opposing pitchers last week, pounding them for a .450 average (9-for-20) with 4 home runs and 7 RBIs on his way to claiming the honor.

Weekly Team Power Rankings

Monday, April 8th, 2041
Here are the current team power rankings for Tolkien Baseball:

Teams (Total Points, Tendency):
1) Isengard Raiders (153.0, ++)
2) Minas Morgul Slayers (124.0, ++)
3) Old Forest Merry Fellows (124.0, ++)
4) Ravenhill Darkwings (124.0, ++)
5) Minas Tirith Titans (123.0, ++)
6) Dunharrow Devils (121.0, +)
7) Erebor Eagles (121.0, +)
8) Mirkwood Sylvan (121.0, ++)
9) Minas Ithil Wyrms (120.0, ++)
10) Misty Mountain Hops (120.0, ++)
11) Dead Marshes Uruk-hai (92.0, –)
12) Moria Miners (92.0, ++)
13) Carrock Bears (91.0, –)
14) Dagorlad Disaster (91.0, –)
15) Lake Town Archers (89.0, –)
16) Bree Cheese (59.0, –)
17) Grey Havens Stars (59.0, –)
18) Numenor Kings (59.0, +)
19) Bucklebury Fairies (57.0, –)
20) Weathertop Witch Kings (57.0, ++)
21) Bywater Bounders (56.0, –)
22) Dol Guldur Dragons (56.0, –)
23) Rivendell Royals (27.0, o)
24) Lothlorien Lumberjacks (24.0, –)

Mordor Conference’s Best Batter Announced

Monday, April 8th, 2041
Kikak Knifecrawler finds himself in the Mordor Conference spotlight today after his impossible-to-ignore performance last week. He carried the Dol Guldur Dragons on his shoulders, earning Mordor Conference Player of the Week honors.

The 28-year-old hit .480 (12-for-25) with 2 home runs and 7 RBI.

Week’s Premier Player: Carrock’s Toemasher

Monday, April 8th, 2041
Sirbag Toemasher did nothing to hurt his value as an upcoming free agent last week, making contact with the ball at every opportunity and reeling in the Shire Conference Player of the Week Award.

The first baseman hit .348 for the Bears, recording 8 hits in 23 at-bats, 4 home runs, 9 RBIs and 6 runs scored.

SGCBL News: Opening Day

Monday, April 1st, 2041
The rosters are set. The line-ups are set. Baseball is back.

After a long “hot stove” season, full of wheeling and dealing and rampant speculation, Tolkien Baseball clubs have broken camp and are about to take the field.

The 2041 season starts today with these matchups:
Bree Cheese @ Minas Tirith Titans
Minas Ithil Wyrms @ Rivendell Royals
Moria Miners @ Erebor Eagles
Old Forest Merry Fellows @ Lake Town Archers
Bywater Bounders @ Carrock Bears
Dol Guldur Dragons @ Dunharrow Devils
Weathertop Witch Kings @ Misty Mountain Hops
Minas Morgul Slayers @ Numenor Kings
Grey Havens Stars @ Ravenhill Darkwings
Lothlorien Lumberjacks @ Isengard Raiders