Category: Bucklebury

SC Player of the Week Awarded

Monday, April 21st, 2042
27-year-old Wibowo Bloomquist sent shock waves through Tolkien Baseball last week with an eye-popping performance that brought him the Shire Conference Player of the Week Award.

A newcomer to the league, Bloomquist made the establishment sit up and take notice, punishing opposing pitchers with a .563 average, 9 hits in 16 at-bats, 3 home runs and 5 RBI.

Where the Bucklebury Fairies left fielder goes from here, only the baseball gods know for sure, but Bloomquist certainly made his mark last week.

Old Forest-Bucklebury Trade: Moss for Elril-gambor

Monday, February 17th, 2042
The Merry Fellows and Fairies announced a deal that was completed today. Old Forest sent 28-year-old RF Ferdinand Greenthumb, 38-year-old RHP Bulbo Moss and 18-year-old minor league CF Rubgunk the Derisive to Bucklebury for 27-year-old RHP Darrick Hafer and 22-year-old minor league 2B Aglanthol Elril-gambor. Both teams appear happy with the outcome of the trade. The general managers told the Baseball News Network they felt the swap was beneficial for all parties involved.

Old Forest will retain a portion of Greenthumb’s remaining contract.
Old Forest will retain a portion of Moss’s remaining contract.

A look at his career stats shows Moss has a record of 231 wins and 139 losses and a 2.92 ERA.

Old Forest Merry Fellows Ship Drowbelly to Bucklebury

Monday, February 3rd, 2042
Everybody is overjoyed with a trade consummated today by the Old Forest Merry Fellows and the Bucklebury Fairies. In the deal Old Forest got 31-year-old C Born Mulhall, 20-year-old minor league RF Nisin Hagorsson and 22-year-old minor league 1B Aharon Cremeans from Bucklebury and dealt 32-year-old 3B Gakak Drowbelly, 21-year-old minor league CF Jacki Haerlgent, 23-year-old minor league 3B Grama Delmonte, 19-year-old minor league RF Marcus Fieldtender and $5,000,000 in cash to the Fairies. The general managers that made the swap are happy and the players are happy, too. One of the GMs commented, “This was a good swap for all concerned.”

Lifetime Drowbelly is hitting .285 with 1175 hits, 72 home runs, 524 runs scored and 459 RBIs.

Lifetime Mulhall has played in 899 games with a .256 batting average. Among his 844 hits are 124 doubles, 5 triples and 184 home runs. He also has scored 418 runs and driven in 484 runs.

Bucklebury Wins Lottery for RP Nosehammer

Thursday, January 16th, 2042
Bucklebury officials were grinning from ear to ear as they introduced their latest blockbuster signing to the media earlier today.

Hidush Nosehammer, one of the game’s marquee talents, opted for the Fairies after receiving a 3-year, $20,100,000 offer.

Nosehammer has allowed opponents a batting average of .249 throughout his career and he has rung up 396 strikeouts in 566.1 innings, while registering 135 saves in 530 games. His record is 41 wins-36 losses with a 2.75 ERA.

Eloldor Opens Baseball-Themed Restaurant

Wednesday, January 8th, 2042
Raven Eloldor says it has always been his dream to open his own restaurant. Today, that dream became a reality as he opened the doors of his new eatery, Raven Eloldor’s Infield Inn.

“I wanted to combine my love of food and baseball to create a fun, yet classy, dining experience that the whole family can enjoy,” explained the proud new owner.

Raven Eloldor’s Infield Inn’s menu features both ballpark-inspired cuisine and traditional favorites. The walls are adorned with Fairies memorabilia and other mementos from Eloldor’s career.

“If you’re into baseball nostalgia or just love great food in a friendly atmosphere, this is going to be the place for you!” said Eloldor.

Plus, you might just bump into the Fairies shortstop himself.

“Oh yeah, I’ll be in here a lot. Whether it’s baseball or business, I’m definitely a hands-on kind of guy.”

Andelain Giants Ship Elölindë to Bucklebury

Monday, December 30th, 2041
Andelain and Bucklebury announced today in a joint press conference that 30-year-old SS Annun Elölindë will be going to the Fairies in exchange for 26-year-old C Gamailbo Greycloak and 23-year-old RHP Vinar Gisursson. “It’ll be exciting to join a new organization,” one player said. “Some of us could use a fresh start.” The players have each passed physicals and are expected to report by day’s end.

Checking out his career figures, Elölindë has played in 568 games with a .245 batting average. Among his 508 hits are 90 home runs. He also has scored 236 runs, stolen 1 bases and driven in 280 runs.

Mos Eisley-Bucklebury Trade: Zayas for Eavesdropper

Saturday, December 21st, 2041
It has been in the rumor mill for several weeks, but today team officials for Mos Eisley and Bucklebury confirmed an agreement. The Wookies dealt 30-year-old LF Gusil Zayas and 23-year-old minor league RHP Tabgush Mudruffin to the Fairies for 26-year-old SS Dudo Eavesdropper.

Old Forest Merry Fellows Ship McKilligin to Bucklebury

Monday, December 16th, 2041
The rumor has been out there for a while now and today it was made official. The Old Forest Merry Fellows have sent 34-year-old RHP Francesco McKilligin, 23-year-old minor league RHP Vinar Gisursson and 17-year-old minor league RHP Saradas Parnell to the Bucklebury Fairies for 23-year-old minor league C Muskrat Hardbottle, 22-year-old minor league CF Inigo Sandybanks and 22-year-old minor league SS Csharynn Nhaéslal.

McKilligin’s career numbers include 526 appearances, 35 wins, 36 losses, 171 saves, 590.2 IP, 733 strikeouts and an ERA of 3.02.

SC Outstanding Skipper Award Given to Orebinder

Friday, November 29th, 2041
An outstanding season by the Fairies garnered their manager Mogan Orebinder the Shire Conference Manager of the Year award for 2041. He led Bucklebury to a 104-58 record this year and a first place finish in the Shire Conference Dwarf Division.

Even so, Orebinder seemed less than thrilled. “I don’t give a damn about the award,” he growled to reporters, “I just want this team to win championships!”

SC Gwaihir Reliever Award Winner Named

Sunday, November 24th, 2041
At the young age of only 26, Darrick Hafer has been named the Shire Conference Gwaihir Reliever Award winner for 2041.

The future appears bright for the Bucklebury Fairies relief ace, who captured the award with 55 saves in 75 relief appearances, 85 strikeouts in 81.2 innings and a record of 5-8 to go with his 3.09 ERA.

Francesco McKilligin of the Old Forest Merry Fellows finished second in voting, while Holfast Fields of the Erebor Eagles finished third.