Category: Bucklebury

Bree Sweeps into the Two Towers Series

Sunday, October 13th, 2041
The Bree Cheese are on to the Two Towers Series after a convincing series win over the Bucklebury Fairies.

Bree wrapped up the series sweep with a 4-3 win in the last game, to take the series 4-0.

“We expected to win and we executed the way we needed to,” said Suuggek Ettincrawler, who was named series MVP.

For the series, Ettincrawler hit .353 with a .421 on-base percentage. He had 2 home runs, drove in 7 RBI and scored 5 runs.

The Bree Cheese don’t know who they will face in the next round. They will play the winner of the Old Forest Merry Fellows – Lake Town Archers series. That series is tied at 2 games apiece. The Two Towers Series schedule will be announced after the Fellowship Series finishes.

Cheese Win to Extend Series Lead to 3-0

The Bree Cheese moved to within one game of the Two Towers Series today, downing the visiting Bucklebury Fairies at Bree-Land Ballpark by a score of 8-3. Cheese right-hander Por the Crusher was named player of the game after a strong outing in which he threw 7 innings allowing 2 runs. The win gives the Cheese a 3-0 advantage in the best-of-7 Fellowship Series.

Bree took the lead with one out in the bottom of the sixth when Mororon Anulinde stroked a run-scoring single. That made the score 3-2 in favor of Bree. For the day, Anulinde went 2 for 4 with a home run. He drove in 2 runs and scored once.

“I’m just happy to help the team win,” Anulinde told the Bree Daily News.

Fairies Hammered by Ettincrawler, Fall Further Behind in Fellowship Series

Riding the 4-hit performance of center fielder Suuggek Ettincrawler, the Bree Cheese got a road win against the Bucklebury Fairies, 11-3, in Game 2 of the Fellowship Series today. Ettincrawler went 4 for 6 with a home run and 2 doubles, while scoring 2 times and driving in 3 for the Cheese, who now lead the best-of-7 series, 2 games to 0.

Masamichi Queen had a key at-bat with two out in the top of the third for Bree. With the bases loaded and the Cheese trailing 3-1, he hit a bases-clearing double.

“It was a solid team effort,” said Queen after the game.

Queen, Cheese Wallop Fairies in Game 1 of Fellowship Series

The Bree Cheese started the Fellowship Series in style today, winning on the road against the Bucklebury Fairies at The Fairie Dome by a score of 7-2 to take an early 1-0 lead in the best-of-7 series. Cheese third baseman Masamichi Queen was named player of the game after he went 1 for 2 with a home run and 2 walks. He scored 2 runs and drove in 4.

Queen delivered in the top of the third inning for Bree. With the game tied and the bases loaded, the third baseman hit a grand slam home run to right-center.

“I’m just looking for a good pitch that I can hit well,” said Queen. “And not try to do too much.”

Bucklebury Cruises to Shire Conference Dwarf Division Crown

Saturday, September 7th, 2041
While it seemed a foregone conclusion for quite some time, today it became official: the Bucklebury Fairies are champions of the Shire Conference Dwarf Division.

The club has been rolling well ahead of the pack with a 95-46 record and have now officially qualified for the postseason.

“It’s a good feeling to know you can’t be caught,” said third baseman Bucca Brownlock. “Now we can focus on getting ourselves ready to win a Return of the King Series.”

The club’s division title was their 13th and they will be attempting to win the franchise’s 3rd title. According to manager Mogan Orebinder, “I think we’ve got as good a chance as any team in Tolkien Baseball.”

Playoff Bound: Bucklebury Secures Wild Card

Monday, September 2nd, 2041
Bucklebury Fairies fans had reason to rejoice tonight, as the team is heading to the Tolkien Baseball playoffs.

With a record of 94-42, Bucklebury is guaranteed a spot in the postseason, although it remains to be officially decided whether or not that’s as Shire Conference Dwarf Division champions or in a wild card position.

“We have fantastic fans and it feels good to give them something to cheer about,” said first baseman Huzhkrut Bonedragger. “Hopefully there’s a lot more celebrating to come.”

Red-Hot Rampage Reaps SC Reward

Monday, August 12th, 2041
Huzhkrut Bonedragger of the Bucklebury Fairies had a big week with the bat and today was voted the Player of the Week by the Shire Conference.

For the week Bonedragger batted .474 (9-for-19) with 4 home runs and 5 RBIs.

So far this season Bonedragger has hit .320 with 40 home runs, 93 RBIs and scored 87 times.

July’s Premier Pitcher Announced by SC

Thursday, August 1st, 2041
Knut Silot of the Bucklebury Fairies strung a bunch of high quality starts together in July to earn the Shire Conference Pitcher of the Month trophy.

For the month he finished with a superlative 5 wins and no losses and a 2.77 ERA. The Bucklebury star started 5 games, pitched 39 innings and struck out 26.

To date this year in 10 starts, Silot has crafted a 9-1 mark with a 3.08 ERA.

Galiamir the Iron Giant Named Best SC Batter in July

Thursday, August 1st, 2041
Galiamir the Iron Giant may be getting older, but he proved in July that he’s still got it.

The Bucklebury Fairies second baseman’s strong month has seen him named Shire Conference Batter of the Month.

the Iron Giant batted .343, hit 13 home runs, drove in 34 runs, scored 22 times and compiled a .383 on-base percentage.

This season in 62 games the Iron Giant is batting .331 with 27 home runs, 62 RBIs and has scored 57 times.

Mos Eisley-Bucklebury Trade: Earbelly for Gurinovich

Friday, July 19th, 2041
According to BNN there were mixed emotions by the players involved in the trade between the Mos Eisley Wookies and the Bucklebury Fairies. As part of the deal, the Wookies swapped 30-year-old LF Grink Earbelly to the Fairies getting 25-year-old 2B Fogan Gurinovich and 23-year-old minor league SS Romochka Carnicas in return. The players indicated it was good to get a fresh new start in another city, but it was difficult to leave your friends on the old team.

So far this season Earbelly is batting .270 with 4 home runs.