Category: League News

Weekly Team Power Rankings

Monday, May 19th, 2042
Here are the current team power rankings for Tolkien Baseball:

Teams (Total Points, Tendency):
1) Minas Morgul Slayers (130.2, o)
2) Mirkwood Sylvan (113.2, ++)
3) Lothlorien Lumberjacks (112.9, o)
4) Bucklebury Fairies (109.2, -)
5) Old Forest Merry Fellows (107.2, o)
6) Isengard Raiders (105.3, +)
7) Dunharrow Devils (105.2, -)
8) Minas Tirith Titans (105.2, -)
9) Minas Ithil Wyrms (102.2, –)
10) Lake Town Archers (100.5, +)
11) Grey Havens Stars (99.0, ++)
12) Numenor Kings (88.6, -)
13) Bree Cheese (88.3, ++)
14) Dol Guldur Dragons (86.6, +)
15) Moria Miners (81.5, ++)
16) Dagorlad Disaster (78.0, o)
17) Ravenhill Darkwings (74.0, ++)
18) Misty Mountain Hops (69.8, +)
19) Rivendell Royals (69.5, –)
20) Carrock Bears (69.1, +)
21) Erebor Eagles (66.1, ++)
22) Weathertop Witch Kings (65.1, –)
23) Bywater Bounders (64.1, –)
24) Dead Marshes Uruk-hai (64.0, -)

Week’s #1 Player: Dagorlad’s Nave

Monday, May 19th, 2042
25-year-old Porb Nave sent shock waves through Tolkien Baseball last week with an eye-popping performance that brought him the Mordor Conference Player of the Week Award.

A newcomer to the league, Nave made the establishment sit up and take notice, punishing opposing pitchers with a .714 average, 10 hits in 14 at-bats, no home runs and 3 RBI.

Where the Dagorlad Disaster second baseman goes from here, only the baseball gods know for sure, but Nave certainly made his mark last week.

This year Nave is hitting .189 with 2 home runs and 10 RBIs to his credit. He has gotten on base at a .252 clip and scored 7 runs.

*Hamrh Week’s Best in SC

Monday, May 19th, 2042
This week’s top performer in the Shire Conference was catcher DeForest *Hamrh of the Mirkwood Sylvan.

He pounded out a .560 average and was voted the Player of the Week. Over the last week *Hamrh connected for 14 hits in 25 at-bats and 1 home run, drove in 5 runs and scored 11 times.

A look at his season totals shows *Hamrh with 4 home runs, .386 BA, .483 OBP, 20 RBIs and 33 runs scored.

SGCBL News: Draft Pool Revealed

Friday, May 16th, 2042
The list of players who have declared for the first-year player draft was announced earlier today. BNN will have special coverage dedicated to this draft. Just look in the transaction section for the special page dedicated to the young players hoping to make a name for themselves in the show.

Teams now have a chance to scout the draft pool for 30 days before the draft is held.

The early favorites to be high picks are the following:
1. Torjus Nicolaescu, 17 year-old CF out of high-school.
2. Zurthug the Masher, 18 year-old LF out of high-school.
3. Tiarshus Dembowski, 20 year-old C out of college.
4. Snaglut Baldivía, 18 year-old LHP out of high-school.
5. Gurdag Toepunisher, 17 year-old LF out of high-school.
6. Lily Taralom, 19 year-old RHP out of college.
7. Rollo Samuelson, 17 year-old LF out of high-school.
8. Hildigrim Marblerage, 17 year-old RF out of high-school.
9. Bruggug Footthrower, 18 year-old CF out of high-school.
10. Aniteja Earolas, 19 year-old 3B out of college.

The official OSA Mock Draft will be released on the day of the draft, or you can review the draft pool on the draft page.

Weekly Team Power Rankings

Monday, May 12th, 2042
Here are the current team power rankings for Tolkien Baseball:

Teams (Total Points, Tendency):
1) Minas Morgul Slayers (137.8, ++)
2) Bucklebury Fairies (117.9, ++)
3) Lothlorien Lumberjacks (117.1, -)
4) Minas Ithil Wyrms (113.5, -)
5) Old Forest Merry Fellows (106.3, ++)
6) Dunharrow Devils (104.3, -)
7) Minas Tirith Titans (103.9, -)
8) Isengard Raiders (100.9, ++)
9) Rivendell Royals (98.6, +)
10) Numenor Kings (94.9, ++)
11) Lake Town Archers (94.6, +)
12) Mirkwood Sylvan (94.6, –)
13) Bywater Bounders (83.8, ++)
14) Grey Havens Stars (82.9, –)
15) Dol Guldur Dragons (82.4, o)
16) Dagorlad Disaster (78.3, –)
17) Bree Cheese (75.8, o)
18) Weathertop Witch Kings (75.8, +)
19) Misty Mountain Hops (74.4, –)
20) Moria Miners (74.1, +)
21) Ravenhill Darkwings (72.7, +)
22) Carrock Bears (59.5, –)
23) Dead Marshes Uruk-hai (56.0, +)
24) Erebor Eagles (54.5, –)

Urcullu Wins MC Player of the Week Honors

Monday, May 12th, 2042
23-year-old Barliman J. Urcullu sent shock waves through Tolkien Baseball last week with an eye-popping performance that brought him the Mordor Conference Player of the Week Award.

A newcomer to the league, Urcullu made the establishment sit up and take notice, punishing opposing pitchers with a .550 average, 11 hits in 20 at-bats, 4 home runs and 6 runs batted in.

Where the Dunharrow Devils right fielder goes from here, only the baseball gods know for sure, but Urcullu certainly made his mark last week.

This season Urcullu is batting at a .500 clip with 4 home runs and 6 RBIs.

SC Votes Sylvan Kjørsvik Top Player

Monday, May 12th, 2042
Today the Shire Conference announced its Player of the Week Award winner — Mirkwood Sylvan third baseman Tiziano Kjørsvik, who batted .538 (7-for-13) with 2 home runs, 5 RBIs and 2 runs scored.

Kjørsvik’s current batting average stands at .288 and he has chalked up 6 home runs and 15 RBIs.

Weekly Team Power Rankings

Monday, May 5th, 2042
Here are the current team power rankings for Tolkien Baseball:

Teams (Total Points, Tendency):
1) Lothlorien Lumberjacks (125.4, ++)
2) Grey Havens Stars (122.2, ++)
3) Minas Ithil Wyrms (112.8, -)
4) Minas Morgul Slayers (111.8, +)
5) Dunharrow Devils (106.8, -)
6) Minas Tirith Titans (104.8, –)
7) Bucklebury Fairies (102.9, ++)
8) Mirkwood Sylvan (102.8, o)
9) Misty Mountain Hops (99.9, +)
10) Old Forest Merry Fellows (99.9, +)
11) Rivendell Royals (93.0, ++)
12) Lake Town Archers (90.9, –)
13) Dagorlad Disaster (89.0, -)
14) Erebor Eagles (84.1, +)
15) Dol Guldur Dragons (82.1, -)
16) Isengard Raiders (80.2, ++)
17) Bree Cheese (78.2, ++)
18) Numenor Kings (78.1, –)
19) Carrock Bears (73.2, –)
20) Weathertop Witch Kings (73.2, –)
21) Moria Miners (69.2, –)
22) Bywater Bounders (68.2, +)
23) Ravenhill Darkwings (59.3, -)
24) Dead Marshes Uruk-hai (52.6, o)

MC Star of the Week Honored

Monday, May 5th, 2042
Elluin *Engwyn demonstrated his potential to be a star in the game last week and today he took home the Mordor Conference Player of the Week Award.

The Lothlorien first baseman wreaked havoc on opposing pitchers last week, pounding them for a .500 average (13-for-26) with 4 home runs and 6 RBIs on his way to claiming the honor.

Presently *Engwyn is batting .423 and has collected 5 home runs, 13 RBIs, .466 OBP and scored 11 runs.

Star of the Week Picked in SC

Monday, May 5th, 2042
26-year-old Dejathor Perom 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, Perom made the establishment sit up and take notice, punishing opposing pitchers with a .452 average, 14 hits in 31 at-bats, 4 home runs and 7 runs batted in.

Where the Rivendell Royals right fielder goes from here, only the baseball gods know for sure, but Perom certainly made his mark last week.

On the season, Perom is batting .308 with 8 home runs and 15 RBIs. He has played in 26 games.