Category: Old Forest

SC Player of the Week Named

Monday, July 26th, 2038
A battle-tested Rasman Elong declared war on opposing pitchers last week, attacking the ball like the well-schooled veteran he is. Today the 34-year-old Old Forest right fielder collected the Shire Conference Player of the Week Award.

He wrapped up the week with a .400 average, 8 hits in 20 at-bats, 3 home runs, 6 RBIs and 6 runs scored.

For the season Elong has produced 137 hits in 368 at-bats for a .372 average with 19 home runs and gotten on base at a .419 clip.

Red-Hot Githrarith SC Player of the Week

Monday, July 5th, 2038
Vabis Githrarith of the Old Forest Merry Fellows might have lost a step over the years, but the 36-year-old designated hitter can still get it done. He beat out several other worthy Shire Conference hitters over this past week to claim the Player of the Week Award.

Githrarith posted a .476 batting average with 6 home runs and 9 RBIs last week while scoring 8 runs. For the week he was 10 for 21.

Currently Githrarith is batting .231 with 17 home runs, 34 RBIs and 41 runs scored.

Githrarith Joins Kings of Clout with #300

Friday, July 2nd, 2038
Old Forest’s 5-2 victory over Erebor was highlighted by Vabis Githrarith’s 300th career home run. His teammates congratulated him at home plate after he circled the bases.

“I didn’t see all of them out there,” Githrarith said with a chuckle, “until I rounded third base.” He added sheepishly: “It was only a home run. It’s not like I won us a World Series!”

In 4 at-bats the Merry Fellows designated hitter collected 1 hit in his historic game, scored 1 run, and had 2 RBI.

Looking at his career numbers, Githrarith has played in 1665 games with a .267 batting average. Among his 1521 hits are 272 doubles, 30 triples and 300 home runs. He also has scored 981 runs and driven in 896 runs.

SC Batter of the Month Honors to Elong

Thursday, July 1st, 2038
Seasoned by several years of professional experience, 34-year-old Rasman Elong put together a solid offensive month for Old Forest and was crowned June’s top batter in the Shire Conference.

He batted .389 with 6 home runs, 19 RBIs and 20 runs scored.

Currently Elong is batting .373 with 109 hits and 12 home runs. He has knocked in 53 runs and scored 51 times.

ElilmalindÄ—: Big Hit in the Shire Conference

Monday, June 21st, 2038
Galaudriel ElilmalindÄ— 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 Old Forest second baseman wreaked havoc on opposing pitchers last week, pounding them for a .393 average (11-for-28) with 5 home runs and 9 RBIs on his way to claiming the honor.

This season ElilmalindÄ— has hit 13 home runs and posted a .207 batting average.

Elong on Fire, Named Player of the Week

Monday, June 7th, 2038
Veteran Rasman Elong had a great week at the plate for the Merry Fellows to capture the majority of votes for Player of the Week in the Shire Conference.

The 34-year-old Old Forest center fielder built a .429 average on the strength of 12 hits in 28 at-bats, 2 home runs and 8 RBIs.

This season in 58 games, Elong has hit at a .374 clip with 83 hits, 8 home runs, 42 RBIs and 36 runs scored.

Eladriewen Selected Top Performer in SC

Monday, May 3rd, 2038
Giden Eladriewen 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 Old Forest third baseman wreaked havoc on opposing pitchers last week, pounding them for a .538 average (14-for-26) with 6 home runs and 8 RBIs on his way to claiming the honor.

So far this season Eladriewen is hitting .333 with 10 home runs, 17 RBIs and 21 runs scored. He has 37 hits in 111 at-bats and a .362 OBP.

$9,500,000 Lands SP Lomebrildur for Merry Fellows

Saturday, December 26th, 2037
Fans were generally receptive to a newly-announced deal between Tavseen Lomebrildur and Old Forest, despite lingering doubts about the 35-year-old’s character. Many observers think that as long as he produces on the field, things will work out.

Lifetime Lomebrildur has registered a 104-99 record with a 4.09 ERA.

Old Forest Inks Star LF to $49,500,000 Deal

Friday, December 25th, 2037
The Old Forest Merry Fellows have called a press conference later today to announce the signing of left fielder Guggek Hammerarm to a 6-year, $49,500,000 contract.

Both Hammerarm and the Merry Fellows are said to be very pleased to come to this agreement.

In his career Hammerarm has played in 1068 games, totaling 828 hits, 199 doubles, 10 triples and 168 homers. He has hit .242 with 558 RBIs and scored 472 times.

Eladriewen Receives SC Frodo Rookie Award

Thursday, November 26th, 2037
The #1 rookie in the Shire Conference was Old Forest shortstop Giden Eladriewen, who was today named the 2037 Frodo Rookie Award winner.

He put up some solid numbers, including a .277 batting average and .324 on-base percentage, while racking up 27 home runs, 70 RBIs and 87 runs scored.

He received 23 first place votes out of a possible 24. Vrsong Ettincrusher of the Old Forest Merry Fellows finished second in voting, while Groin Overturf of the Mirkwood Sylvan finished third with 1 first place vote.

Player – Team – First Place – Total Points
Giden Eladriewen – Old Forest Merry Fellows – 23 – 126
Vrsong Ettincrusher – Old Forest Merry Fellows – 0 – 72
Groin Overturf – Mirkwood Sylvan – 1 – 17
Lolok Trollthrottler – Mirkwood Sylvan – 0 – 13
Sruulak Dryadtrembler – Minas Ithil Wyrms – 0 – 7
Hozpog Knifecrawler – Bucklebury Fairies – 0 – 1