Category: Old Forest

Alrond *Hubbard, Jr.’s Camp Ends, Big League Career Begins

Monday, April 1st, 2041
With Spring Training ending recently, the highly-touted Old Forest Merry Fellows prospect, Alrond *Hubbard, Jr., was excited to get his big league career started.

“I had fun in camp. I learned a lot about what it takes to be a big league player and I am excited to get going,” he said.

“I like everything I see. Everybody likes his talent, likes the man. I was happy to have him in camp.” said Old Forest Merry Fellows manager, Cleavergobber. “Alrond has all of the makings of a great ballplayer and we look forward to having him on the team.”

It is obvious the Old Forest Merry Fellows’s GM was correct weeks ago when he encouraged major league campers, players and visiting fans alike, to “get a first look at *Hubbard, Jr., because you’ll be seeing him a lot more very soon.”

Old Forest’s Denihil Out 5-6 Months

Monday, February 25th, 2041
A blow for Borowyn Denihil today — team doctors confirmed he will miss 5-6 months with bone chips in his elbow. Denihil suffered the injury throwing a pitch. Although officials from the Old Forest Merry Fellows are confident he’ll make a full recovery, doubts will persist about Denihil’s ability to return fully fit with an injury of this nature.

Cool Papa Slims Up, Turns Heads

Monday, February 25th, 2041
All eyes are on Galugol Eliolas this spring since he came to camp losing an estimated 30 pounds during the off-season.

“I decided that if I’m going to take the next step in my career, I’m going to need to be proactive about it. I figured that losing some weight would help.”

Teammates and fans alike are excited to see what’s next for Eliolas during the season.

“I’m determined to be a major part of this organization and bring a championship to the fans.”

$10,580,000 Lands CF Greenthumb for Merry Fellows

Saturday, January 26th, 2041
Old Forest announced the signing of center fielder Ferdinand Greenthumb earlier today, ending speculation on who they would acquire to fill the void at that position.

Greenthumb will earn $5,290,000 per year, and will be with the club for 2 years.

In his career Greenthumb has played in 747 games with a .211 batting average. Among his 493 hits are 102 doubles, 15 triples, and 105 home runs. He also has scored 279 runs, walked 255 times, has 55 stolen bases and driven in 296 runs.

Old Forest Makes Big Splash in Free Agency: Signs RP

Saturday, January 5th, 2041
Word of a huge deal between Francesco McKilligin and Old Forest broke on BNN only minutes before it was officially announced.

The reliever will join the Merry Fellows for an estimated $8,000,000 per year over 3 years. McKilligin has shown he is capable of putting together big money campaigns, which is exactly what Merry Fellows ownership was looking for.

McKilligin has 155 saves during his career with a 25-28 record and a 2.95 ERA.

Old Forest Makes Big Splash in Free Agency: Signs SP

Friday, January 4th, 2041
Rumors of a deal between Bulbo Moss and Old Forest finally bore fruit today as the two sides faced a packed press corps. Merry Fellows officials looked very pleased as they outlined the terms of the new deal.

Moss will earn $14,000,000 per year for 5 years. He is expected to be a solid addition to his new club.

Moss has a lifetime ERA of 2.84 with a record of 220 wins and 130 losses. He also has struck out 3394 batters in 3265.1 innings and allowed 2802 hits.

Veteran the Vague Agrees to 5-Year Deal

Thursday, December 20th, 2040
As speculation mounted into the morning, rumors over a final agreement between Baztrak the Vague and Old Forest became a reality, with the star opting for a $54,500,000 deal over 5 years.

His career numbers show the Vague is currently carrying a .266 lifetime batting average with 316 home runs and 1116 RBIs.

Veteran CF Elreodriel Stays in Old Forest

Friday, November 23rd, 2040
Flanked by team officials and his agent, Gandeaden Elreodriel announced that he’d agreed to terms with the Merry Fellows earlier today.

Officials declined to specify a salary publicly, but in private say the figure is $10,366,666 per year.

His career stats show that Elreodriel has batted .263 and connected for 45 home runs.

Old Forest-Land of Oz Trade: Greenthumb for Guido

Monday, November 19th, 2040
Reports have surfaced that Old Forest has agreed to send 34-year-old RHP Gilly Greenthumb, 22-year-old minor league LHP Li-zhi Oyama, 23-year-old minor league RHP Hedi McAtee and 19-year-old minor league SS Jung-heum Armcrawler to the Land of Oz Munchkins in exchange for 26-year-old RHP P.J. Guido, 20-year-old minor league RHP Slobodan Elvawen and 23-year-old RHP Ugrog Sildshul. “It’s a done deal,” said one executive speaking on the condition of anonymity. “I’m surprised word got around so quickly. We just signed off on this an hour ago.” The deal apparently is awaiting physicals before an official announcement is made by either team.

Greenthumb has a career 80-95 mark with a 3.55 ERA. He has fanned 1092 batters, issued 379 walks, pitched 1707.2 innings and limited the opposition to a .260 batting average.

Old Forest Trades Paddywhack for Moria’s Ogredragger

Monday, November 19th, 2040
The Merry Fellows and Miners confirmed this afternoon that a trade had been agreed upon. In the deal, Old Forest will get 25-year-old RHP Bolgag Ogredragger and 23-year-old RHP Devrim Brun, while Moria will receive 34-year-old RHP Garon Paddywhack, 19-year-old minor league RHP Tevrat the Squeaker and 22-year-old minor league LHP Seok-ki Rostotsky.

In his career Paddywhack has 181 wins and 123 losses and a 3.31 ERA.

Since coming into the league Ogredragger has piled up a 2.73 ERA with 94 saves. In 185 games, he has a 15-21 won-lost mark and has fanned 169 batters in 191.1 innings.