Category: Lothlorien

Misty Mountain Halts Elreodriel’s Hitting Steak

Friday, May 2nd, 2036
The Hops stopped Gandeaden Elreodriel’s 21-game hitting streak today at Celebrant Field, but they couldn’t stop the Lothlorien Lumberjacks, falling by the score of 4-0.

Elreodriel didn’t get a hit for the first time in weeks, finishing 0-for-4.

“It’s just as well,” Lumberjacks manager Bart Hawks said. “We couldn’t spend the whole season going out of our way not to jinx him.”

Elreodriel is hitting .293 this season with 1 home run, 4 RBIs and 15 runs scored. He has 29 hits in 99 at-bats.

*Vaughn Takes MC #1 Pitcher Trophy

Thursday, May 1st, 2036
Veteran Ricky *Vaughn put together quite a successful stretch in April for the Lothlorien Lumberjacks, earning himself the Mordor Conference Pitcher of the Month award.

*Vaughn racked up a 4-0 record in 5 starts, posting a 2.06 ERA over 35 innings and striking out 22.

SGCBL Players Compete in NCAA Bracketology

Friday, March 28th, 2036
Before their baseball teams have Opening Day games in the coming week, Issth Elreogol of the Erebor Eagles and Gaman Celül of the Lothlorien Lumberjacks will be following the National Championship game with special interest.

Bragging rights within the Tolkien Baseball are on the line. SGCBL.com invited player representatives from all Tolkien Baseball clubs to fill out brackets before this year’s NCAA men’s basketball tournament got under way, and from 48 players, it now comes down to two players and their brackets.

Elreogol leads with 91 points but Gaman Celül isn’t far behind with 88 points; no other player was within 20 points. At this point, it is down to who wins between #4 Indiana vs. #2 Kentucky as both players picked the opposite team to win.

“It’s not easy being in the top 2 when it started with 48 guys,” said Elreogol. “That being said, it will feel a whole lot better when I win the whole thing.”

Celül, said of Elreogol’s quote, “Look, he can dream all he wants, but that is all he is doing – dreaming.”

As March fades into April, both player’s will have a lot lot less time to play around.

“Starting in April, I’ll get my wins at the ballpark,” said a smiling Celül. “For now, I’ll take a win over Elreogol and his Erebor Eagles any way I can get it.”

Lumberjacks Galindil Down with Injury

Tuesday, March 11th, 2036
When Thaitai Galindil was hurt against the Ravenhill Darkwings, the Lothlorien Lumberjacks were hopeful that the injury was not serious. However, it proved to be more severe than first thought. The 32-year-old starting pitcher suffered shoulder inflammation throwing a pitch in yesterday’s game. Team doctors told BNN today that Galindil would miss 4-5 months of the season.

Minas Ithil Wyrms Ship Tunnelsplitter to Lothlorien

Sunday, March 2nd, 2036
Officials for Minas Ithil confirmed that they have traded 35-year-old RF Vomli Tunnelsplitter and 24-year-old minor league LHP Longo Mugworts to the Lothlorien Lumberjacks. In return, the Wyrms will receive 29-year-old 1B Asphodel Brockhouse.

In a career spanning 1621 games, Tunnelsplitter has batted .290 with 1650 hits, 284 home runs, 891 RBIs, and 934 runs scored.

Brockhouse has batted .290 for his career with 311 hits, 33 doubles, 2 triples, 51 home runs, and 149 RBIs.