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July 17, 2014

Pieweto Signs for 2 years

Friday, November 16th, 2029 Happy times in Isengard as the Raiders and star closer Proddo Pieweto put the finishing touches on a $23,500,000 contract extension that will keep the 36-year-old in town 2 years longer. The signing is great news...

June 02, 2014

Oreshaker Wins MC Player of the Week Honors

Monday, September 10th, 2029 Lufur Oreshaker is respected by most Isengard Raiders fans for his no-frills style of play. The 26-year-old left fielder went about his business with vigor last week to grab the Mordor Conference Player of the Week...

April 17, 2014

Smiddlefidget Wins Best Bat Trophy in June

Sunday, July 1st, 2029 June was a good month for Vrung Smiddlefidget. The Isengard second baseman had his way with opposing pitchers all month while posting a .419 batting average and was selected as the Mordor Conference Batter of the...

March 07, 2014

Week's #1 Player Honored by MC

Monday, April 16th, 2029 His face might be sun-baked after all the years he's invested in this game, but 36-year-old Ragnar *Stonecutter of the Isengard Raiders is still playing a kid's game -- and getting paid for it. The veteran...

January 23, 2014

Veteran RF Eärémbor Settles on Raiders

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2029 Despite his solid numbers, some fans questioned the value of the Freodriel Eärémbor signing even as Isengard officials paraded him before the media this afternoon. Eärémbor will surely bring a lot to the club, but he...

December 23, 2013

Wyrms Sweep Raiders

Monday, October 23rd, 2028 Today the Wyrms fans broke out the brooms at Orthanc Stadium and it worked -- Minas Ithil swept the Isengard Raiders 4-0 and are the 2028 Tolkien Baseball Return of the King Series champions for the...

December 12, 2013

Miller Hittin' on All Cylinders

Friday, September 29th, 2028 James Miller had a day to remember, but the memory will be bittersweet. Even though Miller hit for the cycle today, the Isengard Raiders still fell to the Dol Guldur Dragons 10-8 at Dol Guldur Stadium....

November 26, 2013

Smiddlefidget Crowned Top MC Hitter in August

Friday, September 1st, 2028 It was a good month for Isengard Raiders second baseman Vrung Smiddlefidget, August's Mordor Conference Batter of the Month. Smiddlefidget starred by hitting .403 with a .450 on-base percentage. He totaled 29 hits in 72 at-bats,...

November 21, 2013

Smiddlefidget Belts 3 HR for Raiders

Monday, August 21st, 2028 Bombs away! Isengard bombardier Vrung Smiddlefidget set his sights on the stands and blasted three balls over the fence in a 9-8 win over the Numenor Kings. It was a powerful performance that should keep the...

October 11, 2013

Isengard First Baseman Picked MC Player of the Week

Monday, June 12th, 2028 The Mordor Conference has named its Top Player of the Week. The honor went to Eimer Eärüviel, first baseman of the Isengard Raiders. In an extraordinary hitting display, he belted out hits at a .407 pace...

White Hand Hits for the Cycle

Friday, June 9th, 2028 Gaman White Hand had a day to remember, but the memory will be bittersweet. Even though White Hand hit for the cycle today, the Isengard Raiders still fell to the Rivendell Royals 20-9 at Orthanc Stadium....

October 07, 2013

2500th Hit for *Stonecutter

Wednesday, May 31st, 2028 Isengard's Ragnar *Stonecutter got the standing ovation -- but the Minas Ithil Wyrms got the win. It was a special day for him at Silmarillion Cellular Field. A day when *Stonecutter notched hit #2500 of his...

August 29, 2013

400 Homers for *Stonecutter

Saturday, April 1st, 2028 Isengard's 7-3 victory over Grey Havens was highlighted by Ragnar *Stonecutter's 400th career home run. His teammates congratulated him at home plate after he circled the bases. "I didn't see all of them out there," *Stonecutter...

August 08, 2013

Isengard Inks Star MR to $8,000,000 Deal

Monday, January 24th, 2028 Team insiders were tight-lipped prior to today's deal that brought 36-year-old reliever Marlon Tinrion to Isengard. Tinrion is considered one of the league's A-list players and certainly will enhance any chances the Raiders have to win...

May 27, 2013

MC Names Best Player

Monday, September 13th, 2027 A battle-tested Glomli of Erebor declared war on opposing pitchers last week, attacking the ball like the well-schooled veteran he is. Today the 37-year-old Isengard left fielder collected the Mordor Conference Player of the Week Award....

May 23, 2013

MC Star of the Week Picked

Monday, September 6th, 2027 In the twilight of his career, 37-year-old Glomli of Erebor of Isengard recaptured some of the old magic last week and came away with the Mordor Conference Player of the Week Award. "I've been playing since...

May 16, 2013

*Stonecutter Selected Player of the Week

Monday, August 23rd, 2027 At the age of 34, Ragnar *Stonecutter might have some potential he hasn't realized yet -- if his success at the plate last week is any indication. The Isengard third baseman put up some exceptional numbers...

May 02, 2013

MC Player of the Week Named

Monday, July 26th, 2027 There's nothing like being in the prime of your baseball career -- and playing like it. Just ask Eimer Eärüviel, the Isengard first baseman, who swung a sweet bat all week to not only aid his...

March 28, 2013

Eärüviel Picked MC Player of the Week

Monday, June 21st, 2027 The #1 hitter in the Mordor Conference was Isengard first baseman Eimer Eärüviel. He was selected the Player of the Week. During the week Eärüviel banged out a .481 batting average (13-27), 3 home runs, 10...

March 18, 2013

Mordor Conference Names Top Player

Monday, June 7th, 2027 27-year-old Wong the Insane 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, the Insane made the...

February 28, 2013

Glomli of Erebor Gets Hit Number 2000

Wednesday, April 28th, 2027 Glomli of Erebor reached the 2000-hit milestone this afternoon at Orthanc Stadium. The 36-year-old Raiders left fielder went 1-for-5 in a losing effort in the Isengard 16-15 defeat at the hands of the Moria Miners. Lifetime...

February 21, 2013

Miller Selected MC Player of the Week

Monday, April 19th, 2027 James Miller 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 Isengard catcher wreaked havoc on opposing pitchers last...

January 24, 2013

Isengard Wins SS Oakenshield Sweepstakes

Thursday, February 11th, 2027 Even though they see him as a greedy tongue-wager, Isengard fans were nonetheless relieved that Bosur Oakenshield inked a deal with the organization today. There's no disputing his talent and there's no doubt that he's worth...

January 08, 2013

Isengard Inks Star CL to $30,900,000 Deal

Saturday, December 5th, 2026 Isengard Raiders fans welcomed Dwain the Centaur into the fold, as the veteran announced he'd reached an agreement with Isengard brass. Some were critical of the move, insisting that you shouldn't invest $30,900,000 in a 35-year-old...

December 20, 2012

Manager Gamialf Gets Tossed out by Isengard

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2026 Most people are upset, frustrated or depressed upon learning they have been fired, but not Geadriel Gamialf. Today he was fired as the manager of the Isengard Raiders, but remained cheery and upbeat following the announcement....

November 01, 2012

July's Best MC Hitter is Ragnar *Stonecutter

Saturday, August 1st, 2026 When guys like Isengard's Ragnar *Stonecutter win Batter of the Month awards, it just makes you feel good. In a productive July, the longtime Mordor Conference veteran toyed with opposing pitchers all month long, collecting 42...

October 29, 2012

Shilmli Touches All the Bases, Hits for Cycle

Friday, July 24th, 2026 What do you get when you combine a good eye, some bat control, speed, and power? Well, if you add a little bit of luck and mix it all together, you get what Morag Shilmli of...

October 22, 2012

*Stonecutter Takes This Week's Trophy

Monday, July 13th, 2026 Veteran Ragnar *Stonecutter had a great week at the plate for the Raiders to capture the majority of votes for Player of the Week in the Mordor Conference. The 33-year-old Isengard shortstop built a .625 average...

October 11, 2012

Raiders Eärüviel Sizzles with Cycle

Friday, June 19th, 2026 Despite his best efforts, Eimer Eärüviel and Isengard came out on the short end of the score today, dropping the game to Numenor 7-6. The 26-year-old first baseman piled up 4 hits in 5 at-bats and...

October 08, 2012

*Stonecutter Collects Player of the Week Award

Monday, June 15th, 2026 Veteran Ragnar *Stonecutter had a great week at the plate for the Raiders to capture the majority of votes for Player of the Week in the Mordor Conference. The 33-year-old Isengard shortstop built a .542 average...

October 01, 2012

Eärüviel Takes Best Bat Trophy in May

June 1, 2026 - The vote is in and Eimer Eärüviel, the 26-year-old first baseman for Isengard, is the winner. Today he was honored with the Mordor Conference Batter of the Month award. In May, Eärüviel wowed voters with a...

August 16, 2012

Mordor Conference Picks Top Player

Monday, April 27th, 2026 26-year-old Pork Earbelly 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, Earbelly made the establishment sit...

July 05, 2012

It's Official: CL Elfhand Signs with Raiders

Saturday, January 31st, 2026 The Raiders and Glosin Elfhand appeared before the Isengard media today as the two sides emerged from marathon contract talks. Elfhand, a closer, is poised to make $21,420,000 over 2 years. Career-to-date Elfhand has chalked up...

$43,450,000 Lands LF Galäwyn for Raiders

Sunday, January 18th, 2026 Isengard fans embraced the signing of Gamialbo Galäwyn today with a few doubts. While most were appreciative that the club had signed a solid ballplayer, they were also concerned about his reputation as a "me first"...

Isengard Wins Lottery for SP Iggette

Friday, January 9th, 2026 Fans were ecstatic as the Raiders broke word that they had reached an agreement with Lol Iggette, the phenomenal young starting pitcher today. The deal, valued at $17,160,000 per year, will last 7 years and give...

Isengard, Veteran of Erebor Sign Deal

Monday, January 5th, 2026 Raiders fans were divided today as Isengard confirmed that the front office has signed Glomli of Erebor to a 3-year extension at a rate of $10,416,666 per year. While many were enthusiastically behind the signing, others...

March 19, 2012

Isengard's Calafalas Gets 2000th Hit

Sunday, June 15th, 2025: The box score from yesterday's game will show that Isengard beat the Bucklebury Fairies, 11-3. It will also show that left fielder Idril Calafalas went 2-for-5 for the Raiders. It will not show, however, that Calafalas...

February 16, 2012

Medical Diagnosis Updated on Belol

Saturday, May 3rd, 2025: The injury that has kept Foisil Belol out of action since 04/30/2025 will keep him out a while longer. Isengard Raiders officials made the announcement this afternoon. They said that Belol is expected to miss at...

January 02, 2012

MR Frohil Anebrildur, Isengard Agree to Pact

Friday, January 31st, 2025: Isengard fans embraced the signing of Frohil Anebrildur today with a few doubts. While most were appreciative that the club had signed a solid ballplayer, they were also concerned about his reputation as a "me first"...

SP Augcatus Signs with Isengard for $27,025,000

Friday, January 31st, 2025: Talk of a deal between Isengard and Gollim Augcatus came together today as the two sides inked a deal worth $27,025,000 over 3 years. Augcatus is highly regarded around Tolkien Baseball for his talents and is...

December 22, 2011

Agreement Reached: Celim to Play for Raiders

Thursday, December 26th, 2024: A wave of jubilation swept over Isengard today as fans and team officials celebrated the signing of Flormina Celim. Despite the fact that the Isengard Raiders will have to pay out $93,230,000 over 7 years, she...

November 14, 2011

Ragnar *Stonecutter Has Accident

Saturday, October 12th, 2024: Isengard shortstop Ragnar *Stonecutter will be out of the lineup for 8 months. He informed the Raiders skipper that he hurt himself when he fell asleep on a long cross-country wagon trip. His cart went into...

November 07, 2011

*Stonecutter Reaches 2000 Milestone

Sunday, September 22nd, 2024: Today at Orthanc Stadium Isengard got a 8-5 victory over Dol Guldur and Ragnar *Stonecutter got his 2000th career hit. The Raiders shortstop recorded 2 hits in 4 at-bats to reach that coveted milestone. *Stonecutter is...

October 27, 2011

Mordor Conference Announces #1 Player

Monday, September 2nd, 2024: At the age of 34, Glomli of Erebor might have some potential he hasn't realized yet -- if his success at the plate last week is any indication. The Isengard left fielder put up some exceptional...

August's Premier Batter Announced

Sunday, September 1st, 2024: On the heels of a very productive August, Glomli of Erebor received Mordor Conference Batter of the Month recognition today. The battle-tested left fielder hit .360 for the Isengard Raiders and racked up 12 home runs,...

Glomli of Erebor Slugs 400th Home Run

Thursday, August 29th, 2024: Raiders left fielder Glomli of Erebor reached a career milestone yesterday, blasting home run number 400. He took the achievement in stride. "It's always good to get another home run and even better to get another...

August 11, 2011

Week's Best Player: Isengard's Calafalas

Monday, April 8th, 2024: Idril Calafalas is respected by most Isengard Raiders fans for her no-frills style of play. The 36-year-old left fielder went about her business with vigor last week to grab the Mordor Conference Player of the Week...

*Stonecutter Goes Hitless, Streak Stopped at 24

Saturday, April 6th, 2024: For 24 games in a row Ragnar *Stonecutter of the Isengard Raiders had at least one hit in every game. His day of reckoning finally came at the hands of the Grey Havens Stars, who held...

August 08, 2011

Elasta Elderflower Out of Action

Monday, March 25th, 2024: Isengard fans held their breath as Elasta Elderflower left yesterday's Witch Kings-Raiders contest with an injury. After the game, the team's medical staff said that the 37-year-old reliever had suffered a torn back muscle while throwing...

July 28, 2011

Star Hurler Pieweto Signs With Raiders

Friday, March 1st, 2024: Proddo Pieweto jumped from the SFL to Middle Earth today, signing with the Isengard Raiders for a deal worth $75 million over 6 years. The 30-year old pitcher possesses a devastating changeup, and Isengard hopes to...

July 25, 2011

$4,420,000 Lands MR Mugworts for Raiders

Friday, February 9th, 2024: Isengard announced the signing of reliever Hofur Mugworts earlier today, ending speculation on who they would acquire to fill the void at that position. Mugworts will earn $4,420,000 per year, and will be with the club...

July 18, 2011

Isengard Inks Star MR to $3,870,000 Deal

Friday, January 19th, 2024: Feedback was positive in Isengard today as the club announced an agreement with reliever Elasta Elderflower, one of the league's marquee players. For his career Elderflower has posted a 41-29 record with 82 saves in 503...

July 14, 2011

Veteran Elimir Agrees to 2-Year Deal

Sunday, December 31st, 2023: The Isengard Raiders have called a press conference later today to announce the signing of center fielder Elramli Elimir to a 2-year, $3,000,000 contract. Both Elimir and the Raiders are said to be very pleased to...

June 02, 2011

Ragnar *Stonecutter Wins 2023 MC Batting Crown

Sunday, October 1st, 2023: Batting titles are tough to come by. It takes a lot of talent, hard work, consistency, few slumps, good health and a little luck. Ragnar *Stonecutter of the Isengard Raiders put it all together this year...

May 26, 2011

League Punishes Pair for Fighting

Sunday, September 17th, 2023: After an intense confrontation, both the Raiders Eimer Eärüviel and the Darkwings Glonar Arwima were handed their punishments today. The league commissioner's office issued suspensions for an on-the-field conflict that occurred at a recent Isengard-Ravenhill game....

May 12, 2011

Isengard Shortstop Picked MC Player of the Week

Monday, August 21st, 2023: There's nothing like being in the prime of your baseball career -- and playing like it. Just ask Ragnar *Stonecutter, the Isengard shortstop, who swung a sweet bat all week to not only aid his team,...

April 29, 2011

Star of the Week Honored in MC

Monday, August 7th, 2023: There's nothing like being in the prime of your baseball career -- and playing like it. Just ask Glomli of Erebor, the Isengard center fielder, who swung a sweet bat all week to not only aid...

April 11, 2011

Raiders Lose Trollsnapper for 4 Months

Monday, July 3rd, 2023: The Isengard Raiders were dealt a severe blow when Tubur Trollsnapper was hurt throwing a pitch recently in a game against the Grey Havens Stars. After the game, the team trainer reported Trollsnapper might have to...

March 31, 2011

Ragnar *Stonecutter Sidelined for 7 Weeks

Tuesday, June 13th, 2023: The Isengard Raiders got some bad news when the team learned that Ragnar *Stonecutter was likely to be out for 7 weeks after he injured himself colliding with a player at a base in today's game...

March 24, 2011

Bodriel Selected Player of the Week

Monday, June 5th, 2023: The Player of the Week has been announced by the Mordor Conference. The award went to Irklib Bodriel, left fielder of the Isengard Raiders. He dominated league pitchers with a .500 average to win the honor....

*Stonecutter of Isengard MC Batter of the Month

Thursday, June 1st, 2023: Seasoned by several years of professional experience, 30-year-old Ragnar *Stonecutter put together a solid offensive month for Isengard and was crowned May's top batter in the Mordor Conference. He batted .406 with 11 home runs, 27...

March 21, 2011

Isengard Starting Pitcher Hurt

Sunday, May 28th, 2023: The Raiders will be minus Tubur Trollsnapper for about 5 weeks after the starting pitcher suffered a strained oblique while running the bases in a recent game against Dagorlad. Trollsnapper and the Isengard skipper were hoping...

Career Over for Gorbadoc Overturf

Sunday, May 28th, 2023: From the moment it happened, it was clear that Gorbadoc Overturf's injury was serious. In today's contest against Dagorlad the Raiders second baseman suffered a torn labrum while colliding with a player at a base. Overturf...

March 17, 2011

*Stonecutter Makes 300 Mark

Sunday, May 21st, 2023: Isengard's 6-5 victory over Dunharrow was highlighted by Ragnar *Stonecutter'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," *Stonecutter said...

March 07, 2011

MC's Best Player, *Stonecutter of Isengard

Monday, May 1st, 2023: There's nothing like being in the prime of your baseball career -- and playing like it. Just ask Ragnar *Stonecutter, the Isengard shortstop, who swung a sweet bat all week to not only aid his team,...

January 24, 2011

$3,380,000 Lands SS Legaldor for Raiders

Saturday, February 4th, 2023: Isengard fans were pleased with the signing of Tathor Legaldor today. The 40-year-old inked a 1-year, $3,380,000 deal with the Raiders. Though his numbers don't jump out at you, Legaldor does fill a void for Isengard,...

January 23, 2011

Isengard Fired up over Signing of SP Trollsnapper

Thursday, January 5th, 2023: The Raiders today announced that they have come to terms with Tubur Trollsnapper, a 37-year-old starting pitcher they've been scouting for a while. Trollsnapper will earn $6,980,000 a year over 2 years and is expected to...

December 17, 2010

Isengard's Glomli of Erebor Wins MC MVP

Friday, November 11th, 2022: Isengard center fielder, Glomli of Erebor, was named the Mordor MVP today in a fairly close vote over Buffy *Balrog Slayer and Udun *Saruman. Glomli, winner of this year's Sam Gamgee Batter, hit .348 with 51...

Great Year Gets Glomli of Erebor MC Sam Gamgee Batter

Friday, November 11th, 2022: Isengard's Glomli of Erebor put the wraps on a fine campaign today by winning the 2022 Mordor Conference Sam Gamgee Batter. The 32-year-old veteran scorched the opposition with a .348 average, picking up 186 hits, 13...

November 18, 2010

Legàl Collects Hit Number 2000

Wednesday, September 14th, 2022: It was one of Tina Legàl's better days at the ballpark. The Isengard Raiders toppled the Dead Marshes Uruk-hai 8-7 and the first baseman recorded her 2000th career hit. In her career Legàl is batting .265...

November 15, 2010

MC's Top Player Named

Monday, September 12th, 2022: There's nothing like being in the prime of your baseball career -- and playing like it. Just ask Ragnar *Stonecutter, the Isengard shortstop, who swung a sweet bat all week to not only aid his team,...

November 11, 2010

Mordor Conference Picks August's Best Batter

Thursday, September 1st, 2022: Glomli of Erebor battered Mordor Conference pitchers all August and wound up taking home the Batter of the Month Award. "I've been around Tolkien Baseball long enough to know you really have to work hard day...

October 28, 2010

*Stonecutter Selected Player of the Week

Monday, August 8th, 2022: At the age of 29, Ragnar *Stonecutter might have some potential he hasn't realized yet -- if his success at the plate last week is any indication. The Isengard shortstop put up some exceptional numbers the...

October 21, 2010

Star of the Week Selected in MC

Monday, July 25th, 2022: It's always a thrill for fans of the team and students of the game alike when a superstar in the making shows what he's got. Gorbadoc Overturf, the Isengard Raiders 24-year-old second baseman, put himself in...

RF Fimir Sticks with Raiders

Saturday, July 23rd, 2022: Michale Fimir and Isengard officials have reached an agreement keeping the 31-year-old right fielder around another 1 year. Though terms were not confirmed, insiders tell BNN that Fimir re-signed for $8,500,000 per year. This season Fimir...

Veteran CF of Erebor Stays in Isengard

Friday, July 22nd, 2022: Fans hailed the signing of Glomli of Erebor today as the Isengard Raiders center fielder came to terms with the club. Set to make $100,260,000 over the upcoming 4 years, of Erebor signed primarily out of...

Banks, Raiders Sign 1-Year Deal

Thursday, July 21st, 2022: The latest news from the BNN reporters following the Isengard Raiders is that an agreement has been reached with Sim Banks to continue as their starting pitcher for another 1 year. In 21 starts this season...

October 11, 2010

G. of Erebor Takes Best Bat Award in June

Friday, July 1st, 2022: Seasoned by several years of professional experience, 31-year-old Glomli of Erebor put together a solid offensive month for Isengard and was crowned June's top batter in the Mordor Conference. He batted .379 with 10 home runs,...

September 23, 2010

Ragnar *Stonecutter Hurt, Out of Action

Tuesday, June 7th, 2022: Raiders shortstop Ragnar *Stonecutter will be spending 6 weeks on the shelf according to his manager. He was hurt in a recent game against Lothlorien running the bases and suffered a hamstring strain. The Isengard GM...

September 20, 2010

MC Player of the Week Selected

Monday, June 6th, 2022: At the age of 31, Glomli of Erebor might have some potential he hasn't realized yet -- if his success at the plate last week is any indication. The Isengard center fielder put up some exceptional...

Banks Mows Down Bree in No-Hitter

Wednesday, June 1st, 2022: Isengard is abuzz in the wake of a masterful no-hitter by Sim Banks against the Bree Cheese. In a dominating 1-0 performance at Bree-Land Ballpark, the 28-year-old hurler had 7 strikeouts and 3 walks. Not one...

September 09, 2010

MC's #1 Player Named

Monday, May 23rd, 2022: There's nothing like being in the prime of your baseball career -- and playing like it. Just ask Ragnar *Stonecutter, the Isengard shortstop, who swung a sweet bat all week to not only aid his team,...

#300 for Glomli of Erebor

Sunday, May 22nd, 2022: A big sigh of relief erupted from Glomli of Erebor after he hit his 300th career homer. The Isengard center fielder said, "I'm glad it's over...now I can go back to just playing baseball." It was...

August 23, 2010

Mordor Conference Names Top Player

Monday, April 18th, 2022: It's always a thrill for fans of the team and students of the game alike when a superstar in the making shows what he's got. Gorbadoc Overturf, the Isengard Raiders 24-year-old second baseman, put himself in...

August 02, 2010

$3,300,000 Lands MR Stormrage for Raiders

Thursday, February 17th, 2022: The Raiders and Rufur Stormrage appeared before the Isengard media today as the two sides emerged from marathon contract talks. Stormrage, a reliever, is poised to make $3,300,000 over 1 year. Stormrage has posted a career...

July 16, 2010

Star MR Bugbearshaker Settles on Isengard

Tuesday, December 21st, 2021: Fans in Isengard ushered in Higor Bugbearshaker today as their new reliever. The 34-year-old came to terms with the Raiders and will be hauling in $1,780,000 a year over 2 years. In his career Bugbearshaker has...

July 12, 2010

Isengard Announces Deal for Veteran 1B

Monday, December 6th, 2021: Isengard announced the signing of first baseman Fosco Bramble earlier today, ending speculation on who they would acquire to fill the void at that position. Bramble will earn $2,320,000 per year, and will be with the...

June 24, 2010

Isengard's Ragnar *Stonecutter Named MVP

Friday, November 5th, 2021: Ragnar *Stonecutter took home the Mordor Aragorn MVP award today, putting a cap on his amazing season. The Isengard outfielder hit .412, becoming the third player in league history to top .400 and setting the record...

Ragnar *Stonecutter Picked MC's Best Hitter

Friday, November 5th, 2021: What a way to finish off the year -- being honored with the 2021 Sam Gamgee Batter in the Mordor Conference. It had already been a very special season for Isengard's Ragnar *Stonecutter, but today's announcement...

June 17, 2010

Raiders Top Fairies

Tuesday, October 26th, 2021: They did it! The Isengard Raiders are the best team in the Tolkien Baseball! They did it by knocking off the Bucklebury Fairies 5-4 today at The Fairie Dome to win the Return of the King...

Isengard Loses Inigo Montoya

Thursday, October 21st, 2021: Isengard fans will be disappointed to learn that Inigo Montoya suffered a damaged elbow ligament while throwing a pitch in today's game. After the doctor informed the Isengard Raiders manager that Montoya was expected to miss...

June 07, 2010

Raiders *Stonecutter Hits .412

Thursday, September 30th, 2021: Ragnar *Stonecutter put up some astounding numbers in 2021. When the smoke cleared, he had put up a scorching .412 average for the season. *Stonecutter, 28, racked up 230 hits, including 11 doubles, 1 triples and...

May 24, 2010

*Stonecutter Wins MC Prize, Named Best Hitter in August

Wednesday, September 1st, 2021: Ragnar *Stonecutter battered Mordor Conference pitchers all August and wound up taking home the Batter of the Month Award. "I've been around Tolkien Baseball long enough to know you really have to work hard day in...

May 17, 2010

*Stonecutter: Big Hit in the Mordor Conference

Monday, August 23rd, 2021: There's nothing like being in the prime of your baseball career -- and playing like it. Just ask Ragnar *Stonecutter, the Isengard shortstop, who swung a sweet bat all week to not only aid his team,...

May 13, 2010

Raiders Fimir Down with Injury

Friday, August 13th, 2021: Michale Fimir expressed his disappointment when he learned that a strained hamstring would sideline him for 4 weeks. "I'll just spend a lot of time in the training room and hopefully speed up the healing process....

Bad News for Isengard, Overturf Injured

Thursday, August 12th, 2021: Isengard fans will be disappointed to learn that Gorbadoc Overturf suffered a broken bone in the elbow while running the bases in today's game. After the doctor informed the Isengard Raiders manager that Overturf was expected...

May 10, 2010

Isengard's Glomli of Erebor Injured

Saturday, August 7th, 2021: Injuries are something every team has to deal with. That fact struck home for the Raiders when after today's game against the Slayers, the club found out they would be without the services of Glomli of...

April 15, 2010

*Stonecutter Snags MC Batting Honor in June

Thursday, July 1st, 2021: Ragnar *Stonecutter battered Mordor Conference pitchers all June and wound up taking home the Batter of the Month Award. "I've been around Tolkien Baseball long enough to know you really have to work hard day in...

April 08, 2010

Raiders Reliever Gorind Hurt

Monday, June 14th, 2021: The Isengard Raiders were dealt a severe blow when Kings Gorind was hurt throwing a pitch recently in a game against the Moria Miners. After the game, the team trainer reported Gorind might have to spend...

April 05, 2010

Isengard Right Fielder Hurt

Friday, June 11th, 2021: Watching Michale Fimir getting helped off the field today at Orthanc Stadium, fans of the Isengard Raiders feared the worst. The news wasn't quite as bad as initially feared, but the right fielder will miss 3...

March 15, 2010

MC Selects Rookie Star of the Month

Saturday, May 1st, 2021: Gorbadoc Overturf is still a bit shy, but then, who could blame the newest Mordor Conference Rookie of the Month honoree? He hasn't been around the league long enough to fully know the ropes yet, despite...

Fimir Wins MC Prize, Named Best Hitter in April

Saturday, May 1st, 2021: Michale Fimir of the Isengard Raiders stood out in April with a .356 batting average against Mordor Conference pitchers to land him the Batter of the Month award. The 30-year-old right fielder totaled 11 home runs,...

March 11, 2010

MC Star of the Week Chosen

Monday, April 26th, 2021: At the age of 30, Michale Fimir might have some potential he hasn't realized yet -- if his success at the plate last week is any indication. The Isengard right fielder put up some exceptional numbers...

February 15, 2010

Isengard Inks Star 3B to $10,660,000 Deal

Sunday, February 7th, 2021: The Raiders and Tonak Nosethrower reached an accord earlier today which brings the third baseman to town for 1 year. Nosethrower will pocket $10,660,000 total and is widely expected to contribute significantly to the club's playoff...

February 04, 2010

$1,090,000 Lands MR Villegas for Raiders

Friday, January 8th, 2021: When Steven Villegas arrived in Isengard today to greet the media of his new home, nobody questioned the move despite his 36 years. Villegas signed a $1,090,000-a-year deal that will run for 1 year. He is...

February 01, 2010

Isengard Announces Deal for Veteran SP

Saturday, December 19th, 2020: Isengard has come to an agreement with hard working starting pitcher David Green which will keep the 36-year-old in town for 1 year and pay out $1,160,000. Isengard fans, although somewhat skeptical of his age, figure...

January 18, 2010

$3,400,000 Lands CF Deb for Raiders

Sunday, December 13th, 2020: Raiders officials hailed the signing of Krom Deb as "an integral piece to our championship puzzle," though fans were somewhat more reserved about the signing. Deb will pocket $3,400,000 over 2 years. In his career stats...

January 04, 2010

Glomli of Erebor is MC Aragorn MVP

Sunday, November 8th, 2020: Isengard's Glomli of Erebor was named the 2020 Aragorn MVP in the Mordor Conference today, adding to his list of accomplishments. In his 8-year career, the 29-year-old outfielder has seen a lot of praise for his...

Glomli of Erebor Chosen MC's Top Batter

Sunday, November 8th, 2020: What a way to finish off the year -- being honored with the 2020 Sam Gamgee Batter in the Mordor Conference. It had already been a very special season for Isengard's Glomli of Erebor, but today's...

December 17, 2009

Barrage of Hits Gets of Glomli of Erebor MC Award

Monday, September 28th, 2020: There's nothing like being in the prime of your baseball career -- and playing like it. Just ask Glomli of Erebor, the Isengard center fielder, who swung a sweet bat all week to not only aid...

November 23, 2009

MC's Top Player Named

Monday, August 17th, 2020: Isumbras Bauwyn has the tools to stick in this league for many years. The 24-year-old left fielder of the Isengard Raiders had a pretty fair bat in the Mordor Conference over the past seven days and...

November 16, 2009

Glomli of Erebor Wins MC's Best Bat Award

Saturday, August 1st, 2020: Seasoned by several years of professional experience, 29-year-old Glomli of Erebor put together a solid offensive month for Isengard and was crowned July's top batter in the Mordor Conference. He batted .471 with 9 home runs,...

November 09, 2009

Star of the Week Honored in MC

Monday, July 13th, 2020: At the age of 29, Glomli of Erebor might have some potential he hasn't realized yet -- if his success at the plate last week is any indication. The Isengard center fielder put up some exceptional...

October 29, 2009

Glomli of Erebor Wins MC Player of the Week Honors

Monday, June 29th, 2020: At the age of 29, Glomli of Erebor might have some potential he hasn't realized yet -- if his success at the plate last week is any indication. The Isengard center fielder put up some exceptional...

October 15, 2009

Raiders Merilmir Knifecrawler Sidelined

Monday, June 1st, 2020: Isengard fans will be disappointed to learn that Merilmir Knifecrawler suffered a strained posterior cruciate ligament while running the bases in today's game. After the doctor informed the Isengard Raiders manager that Knifecrawler was expected to...

October 12, 2009

May's Best MC Hitter is Ragnar *Stonecutter

Monday, June 1st, 2020: Ragnar *Stonecutter battered Mordor Conference pitchers all May and wound up taking home the Batter of the Month Award. "I've been around Tolkien Baseball long enough to know you really have to work hard day in...

October 05, 2009

Star of the Week Selected in MC

Monday, May 18th, 2020: There's nothing like being in the prime of your baseball career -- and playing like it. Just ask Ragnar *Stonecutter, the Isengard shortstop, who swung a sweet bat all week to not only aid his team,...

*Stonecutter Has Hot Hand, Bangs 5 hits

Tuesday, May 12th, 2020: Isengard shortstop Ragnar *Stonecutter wielded a big stick today against the Lumberjacks and his club walked off the field winners by the score of 3-2. *Stonecutter helped tame Lothlorien with 5 hits in 5 at-bats. R....

Big Bang! 3 HR for Isengard's *Stonecutter

Monday, May 11th, 2020: Regardless of where you stand on the "hardest thing to do in sports" argument, one thing everyone can agree on, is that hitting three home runs in one game is quite an amazing feat. That's exactly...

September 28, 2009

MC's Best Player, Isengard's Glomli of Erebor

Monday, May 4th, 2020: There's nothing like being in the prime of your baseball career -- and playing like it. Just ask Glomli of Erebor, the Isengard center fielder, who swung a sweet bat all week to not only aid...

Red-Hot April Lands Raider Batting Prize in MC

Friday, May 1st, 2020: Seasoned by several years of professional experience, 29-year-old Glomli of Erebor put together a solid offensive month for Isengard and was crowned April's top batter in the Mordor Conference. He batted .375 with 7 home runs,...

July 25, 2009

Isengard First Baseman Wins MVP

Add another piece of hardware to his trophy case. Merilmir Knifecrawler has won the 2019 MC Aragorn MVP award! Knifecrawler, a 3-time All-Star, won the Sam Gamgee Batter award, hitting .379 with 31 HR and 119 RBI, and he also...

MC's Best Hitter for 2019 Named

What a way to finish off the year -- being honored with the 2019 Sam Gamgee Batter in the Mordor Conference. It had already been a very special season for Isengard's Merilmir Knifecrawler, but today's announcement really put the icing...

June 18, 2009

Bauwyn Week's Top Player

Isumbras Bauwyn 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 Isengard left fielder wreaked havoc on opposing pitchers last week, pounding them...

June 04, 2009

Great Week for Isengard's Ragnar *Stonecutter

At the age of 26, Ragnar *Stonecutter might have some potential he hasn't realized yet -- if his success at the plate last week is any indication. The Isengard shortstop put up some exceptional numbers the past seven days collecting...

Raiders Rodrigues Gone for Year

Adrian Rodrigues of the Raiders just might have to call it quits for the season. The 35-year-old Isengard starting pitcher received a possible season-ending injury against the Bywater Bounders recently at Orthanc Stadium. Rodrigues suffered a torn bicep muscle while...

May 28, 2009

G. of Erebor Awarded July's MC Top Bat Prize

Seasoned by several years of professional experience, 28-year-old Glomli of Erebor put together a solid offensive month for Isengard and was crowned July's top batter in the Mordor Conference. He batted .449 with 7 home runs, 33 RBIs and 25...

May 21, 2009

G. of Erebor: Big Hit in the Mordor Conference

At the age of 28, Glomli of Erebor might have some potential he hasn't realized yet -- if his success at the plate last week is any indication. The Isengard center fielder put up some exceptional numbers the past seven...

Isengard, Veteran of Erebor Sign Deal

Isengard fans celebrated as word of a signing became reality. Glomli of Erebor won't be pulling up stakes anytime soon, as he has signed a 3-year extension at a pay rate of $21,000,000 per annum. Since he is widely seen...

Legàl Blisters Dead Marshes

Tina Legàl really did a number on the Uruk-hai in the Isengard 18-4 victory. Not just anyone can get 5 hits in 5 at-bats. But Tina Legàl did just that today for the Raiders and gave her batting average a...

May 04, 2009

MC Choice for Batter of the Month is *Saruman

In June, Udun *Saruman beat the baseball like a drum the entire month and netted the Mordor Conference Batter of the Month award. In 25 games the Lothlorien third baseman hit .374 with 9 home runs, 28 RBIs and 24...

Mordor Conference Winner is Knifecrawler

At the age of 28, Merilmir Knifecrawler might have some potential he hasn't realized yet -- if his success at the plate last week is any indication. The Isengard first baseman put up some exceptional numbers the past seven days...

April 30, 2009

MC's Top Player Named

Glomli of Erebor did nothing to hurt his value as an upcoming free agent last week, making contact with the ball at every opportunity and reeling in the Mordor Conference Player of the Week Award. The center fielder hit .478...

MC Star of the Week Honored

There's nothing like being in the prime of your baseball career -- and playing like it. Just ask Merilmir Knifecrawler, the Isengard first baseman, who swung a sweet bat all week to not only aid his team, but also pick...

Veteran SP Morales Stays in Isengard

Team officials triumphantly announced that the Raiders and superstar starting pitcher Renato Morales have closed a deal that keeps the 32-year-old in a Isengard uniform for another 4 years. Morales will earn $67,640,000 as part of the settlement. In 15...

April 20, 2009

Glomli of Erebor Picked MC Player of the Week

Isengard Raiders center fielder Glomli of Erebor rose above the controversy surrounding his soon-to-expire contract, thriving under pressure last week and copping the Player of the Week award in the Mordor Conference. of Erebor put up a .692 batting average...

April 09, 2009

Dragons Chill Knifecrawler's Hot Streak

The Isengard Raiders lost to the Dol Guldur Dragons 5-2 on May 6 at Orthanc Stadium, but perhaps the bigger news was the end of Merilmir Knifecrawler's record-tying 28-game hitting streak. "We felt if we could slow down Knifecrawler, we...

March 26, 2009

MC Trophy Goes to *Stonecutter of Isengard

At the age of 26, Ragnar *Stonecutter might have some potential he hasn't realized yet -- if his success at the plate last week is any indication. The Isengard shortstop put up some exceptional numbers the past seven days collecting...

Knifecrawler and the Evil Fight, Get Suspended

Tempers were flaring April 9 at Orthanc Stadium. Both the Raiders and Dragons were defending their turf. A few punches were thrown -- fortunately very few landed -- there was more wrestling than fighting. When the umpires sorted everything out,...

March 09, 2009

Raiders Announce Deal for Veteran SP

The Raiders and Gomli Forgedelver reached an accord earlier today which brings the starting pitcher to town for 3 years. Forgedelver will pocket $18,810,000 total and is widely expected to contribute significantly to the club's playoff drive. Forgedelver has authored...

February 26, 2009

Raiders and Man-nose Announce Deal

The Isengard Raiders have called a press conference later today to announce the signing of right fielder Foignar Man-nose to a 1-year, $2,390,000 contract. Both Man-nose and the Raiders are said to be very pleased to come to this agreement....

Isengard Inks Star CL to $18,360,000 Deal

Rumors of a deal between Lignar Oathback and Isengard finally bore fruit today as the two sides faced a packed press corps. Raiders officials looked very pleased as they outlined the terms of the new deal. Oathback will earn $6,120,000...

February 02, 2009

*Stonecutter wins 2nd MVP

Isengard's Ragnar 'Mini Me' *Stonecutter has won his 2nd Aragorn MVP award for his fine performance this past season. *Stonecutter finished with a .363 batting average to lead the Mordor Conference. He also led in on-base percentage (.466) and slugging...

MC Gandalf Pitcher Award Winner Announced

The Mordor Conference Gandalf Pitcher Award winner has been chosen and the trophy goes to Isengard hurler Renato Morales for his outstanding season in 2018. Morales was quite impressive with a 29- 2 record and a 2.79 ERA. In 36...

Ragnar *Stonecutter Captures Best Bat Trophy

Isengard's Ragnar *Stonecutter put the wraps on a fine campaign today by winning the 2018 Mordor Conference Sam Gamgee Batter. He scorched the opposition with a .363 average, picking up 185 hits, 16 doubles, 1 triple, 39 home runs and...

January 26, 2009

Return of the King Series to Raiders

It was Isengard and Rivendell challenging one other in the 2018 Tolkien Baseball Return of the King Series this season. On paper, there wasn't much difference between the two strong ballclubs, but on the field, the verdict went to the...

January 22, 2009

Isengard is Mordor Champ!

Despite a shocking start, which saw Dol Guldur's Lerin Iceywater toss the first playoff no-hitter in league history, the Isengard Raiders went on to win their first Mordor Conference championship in 6 games. Iceywater's historic performance in Game 1 had...

January 21, 2009

Isengard sweeps Grey Havens in Fellowship Series

It was fitting that Isengard pitcher Vogush Spearripper was the guy to strike out the final Grey Havens batter to seal the Raiders' sweep. Spearripper, 35, who was a 25 year old rookie the last time the team made the...

January 19, 2009

2018 Fellowship Series Preview

The playoffs are here! And Middle Earth Sports Network (MESN) has the scoop. In the Shire Conference, it's Bywater vs. Bree and Moria vs. Rivendell. Bywater is the defending SGCBL champ, and they come into the postseason winning their 5th...

January 12, 2009

*Stonecutter Takes Home MC Batting Title

The Mordor Conference announced today that Ragnar *Stonecutter of Isengard was the league's top hitter in 2018. He recorded a .363 batting average to win the honor. The Raiders shortstop had 185 hits with 16 doubles, 1 triple and 39...

January 08, 2009

Morales sets new record for victories

Isengard hurler Renato Morales won't likely forget this day, as he tossed his 27th win of the season for the Raiders and set a new league record. Morales, 32, pitched just 5.1 innings in the 9-0 triumph over the Ravenhill...

December 18, 2008

Player of the Week Trophy to Glomli of Erebor

At the age of 28, Glomli of Erebor might have some potential he hasn't realized yet -- if his success at the plate last week is any indication. The Isengard center fielder put up some exceptional numbers the past seven...

*Stonecutter Gone for Season in Isengard

Ragnar *Stonecutter will soon find out from his doctors if his season will continue. The first diagnosis was not too positive and stated the Isengard shortstop could miss the remainder of the year. *Stonecutter was injured while colliding with a...

November 24, 2008

Isugol Calls it a Day in Isengard

Local papers are reporting that Meraudoc Isugol of the Isengard Raiders will retire at season's end. During his career Isugol has posted a 68-and-77 record with 215 saves and a 4.14 ERA....

November 17, 2008

Star 1B Signs Extension with Isengard

The Isengard Raiders have finalized a deal with All Star-caliber first baseman Merilmir Knifecrawler that will extend his stay in Isengard at least 2 years and will pay out $27,740,000. Presently Knifecrawler is batting .342 and has collected 17 home...

November 10, 2008

*Stonecutter Snags MC Batting Honor in June

Hot-hitting shortstop Ragnar *Stonecutter of the Isengard Raiders really pounded opposing pitchers in June and collected Mordor Conference Batter of the Month honors. He hit .359 with 10 home runs and 29 RBIs and scored 28 runs. Thus far this...

November 06, 2008

Knifecrawler Wins MC Player of the Week Prize

At the age of 27, Merilmir Knifecrawler might have some potential he hasn't realized yet -- if his success at the plate last week is any indication. The Isengard first baseman put up some exceptional numbers the past seven days...

October 23, 2008

*Stonecutter Selected Top Player

Ragnar *Stonecutter 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 Isengard shortstop wreaked havoc on opposing pitchers last week, pounding them for...

October 20, 2008

Morales Collects MC Pitching Award

Veteran Renato Morales put together quite a successful stretch in May for the Isengard Raiders, earning himself the Mordor Conference Pitcher of the Month award. Morales racked up a 6-1 record in 7 starts, posting a 3.45 ERA over 47...

May's #1 Batter Announced

The hard-hitting shortstop from Isengard, Ragnar *Stonecutter, wielded a big bat in May and was hailed as the Mordor Conference Batter of the Month. He hit a healthy .402 with 6 home runs, 32 RBIs and 28 runs scored. This...

October 09, 2008

Knifecrawler Selected Top Performer in MC

There's nothing like being in the prime of your baseball career -- and playing like it. Just ask Merilmir Knifecrawler, the Isengard first baseman, who swung a sweet bat all week to not only aid his team, but also pick...

October 07, 2008

Isengard's *Stonecutter MC #1 Batter in April

Today Ragnar *Stonecutter was voted Mordor Conference Batter of the Month for May. During the month he compiled a .419 batting average. Most importantly for Isengard though, he also posted 13 home runs, 33 RBIs and 25 runs scored....

October 02, 2008

*Stonecutter Week's #1 Player

One of the league's most exciting young players, Ragnar *Stonecutter of the Isengard Raiders earned himself Mordor Conference Player of the Week honors with a standout performance in last week's games. For the week the 25-year-old shortstop had a lofty...

September 18, 2008

Isengard's Rodrigues Will Miss Season

Isengard starting pitcher Adrian Rodrigues could miss the remainder of the season because of back spasms. He exited yesterday's Minas Morgul game after injuring himself while throwing the ball. The original diagnosis said Rodrigues would be out 8 months. Later...

September 15, 2008

Year Over for Raiders Karbonkel

The season is apparently over for Van Karbonkel. The Isengard Raiders medical staff informed the club that the starting pitcher will be out at least 8 months with a torn rotator cuff muscle. Karbonkel was hurt in the game against...

September 11, 2008

$2,790,000 Lands SP Karbonkel for Raiders

ISENGARD - Veteran starting pitcher Van Karbonkel put the finishing touches on a deal with the Raiders today, agreeing to a $2,790,000, 1-year pact. Fans were generally receptive to the deal. Karbonkel's career stats include a 34-47 record, 779.1 innings,...

September 05, 2008

Isengard Wins Lottery for SP Ling

ISENGARD - Isengard fans could barely contain their jubilation as Donnie Ling, considered one of the best at his position, opted to sign with the club. The deal, estimated at $14,240,000 over 2 years, is seen as a masterstroke for...

August 28, 2008

Veteran Legàl Signs 1-Year Deal

33-year-old second baseman Tina Legàl has inked a deal with Isengard. Some scouts believe Legàl comes off as a little arrogant, and questions remain about whether she is really worth $2,490,000 over 1 year. However, the team thinks that Legàl...

Veteran the Fell, Isengard Complete Deal

Raiders officials hailed the signing of Braddock the Fell as "an integral piece to our championship puzzle," though fans were somewhat more reserved about the signing. the Fell will pocket $6,500,000 over 2 years. In 1253 career games the Fell...

Veteran LF the Stutterer Settles on Raiders

Isengard's signing of Wazag the Stutterer was met with mixed reactions today as the 36-year-old left fielder was introduced to the media. Some experts consider him overpaid at $3,100,000 a year for 2 years, while others insist that the Stutterer...

July 31, 2008

*Stonecutter Crowned MC Bat King

The 2017 Mordor Conference batting champion is Ragnar *Stonecutter of the Isengard Raiders. He just closed out an impressive season with a .360 average. His consistency at the plate was a prime reason the 24-year-old shortstop beat out the competition....

July 03, 2008

MC Player of the Week Chosen

This week he let his bat do the talking. That's why Glomli of Erebor of the Isengard Raiders was named the Mordor Conference Player of the Week. For the week the 26-year-old center fielder batted .619 (13-21) with 1 home...

June 12, 2008

MC's Premier Batter Picked

Michale Fimir feasted on Mordor Conference pitching in June and today he walked off with the Batter of the Month award. The Isengard right fielder rapped out a .359 batting average while collecting 37 hits, 10 home runs, 26 RBIs...

May 26, 2008

Great Week for Isengard's Center Fielder

The Mordor Conference made it official today: Glomli of Erebor is the Player of the Week. He really sparkled on the diamond this week with a .435 average to take home the trophy. The Isengard center fielder went 10-23, drove...

March 10, 2008

Raiders Knifecrawler Takes MC Batting Crown

The Mordor Conference season came to a close with Merilmir Knifecrawler on top with a league-leading .348 batting average. The Isengard first baseman swung the bat well the entire season. He concluded the year with 189 hits, 38 doubles, 8...

March 03, 2008

Giants Triumph in 2016 AAA League Championship Series

GREENLEAVES - How does it feel to win the League Championship Series? "It's strange. Weird," is the way the Greenleaves manager put it. "Like it was supposed to happen. Whenever something did happen, it didn't surprise us. We truly believed...

February 28, 2008

MC Star of the Week Chosen

Herman *Slobberknocker of the Dol Guldur Dragons put the wraps on a fantastic week of play by being named the Mordor Conference Player of the Week. The hot-hitting second baseman was a bonafide batting machine as he racked up 11...

February 18, 2008

Hard to Handle Hitter Wins MC Honor

The Mordor Conference made it official today: Merilmir Knifecrawler is the Player of the Week. He really sparkled on the diamond this week with a .545 average to take home the trophy. The Isengard first baseman went 12-22, drove in...

January 28, 2008

*Stonecutter Week's Top Player

The Mordor Conference made it official today: Ragnar *Stonecutter is the Player of the Week. He really sparkled on the diamond this week with a .636 average to take home the trophy. The Isengard shortstop went 7-11, drove in 3...

January 21, 2008

Glomli of Erebor Wins Best Bat Award in June

Glomli of Erebor of the Isengard Raiders spoke softly and carried a big stick in June and was justifiably proclaimed the Mordor Conference Batter of the Month. The Raiders center fielder rapped out a .414 batting average with 41 hits...

January 14, 2008

MC Star of the Week Announced

Merilmir Knifecrawler of the Isengard Raiders was locked in all week as he bullied the Mordor Conference pitchers he faced. Knifecrawler put up some great numbers and hauled in the Mordor Conference Player of the Week trophy. He hit .522...

January 10, 2008

MC Honors Isengard Center Fielder

It was announced today by the Mordor Conference that Isengard center fielder Glomli of Erebor had received the Player of the Week Trophy for his superlative play last week. The Isengard center fielder wreaked havoc on opposing pitchers, pounding them...

November 05, 2007

*Stonecutter wins MC Aragorn MVP

Last season's Frodo Rookie Award winner, Ragnar "Mini Me" *Stonecutter, Jr., skipped over the sophomore jinx in resounding fashion. The young shortstop hit .360 with 26 HR and 89 RBI, stole 40 bases, and was named to the Mordor All-Star...

MC Announces #1 Batter Award

Ragnar *Stonecutter of Isengard was a smashing success this year, winning the Sam Gamgee Batter in the Mordor Conference. He rattled fences and pitchers as he banged out a .360 average, logging 202 hits, 26 home runs, 89 RBIs and...

October 18, 2007

Isengard's Buskirk MC Star of the Week

Isengard fans have something to crow about today as Isengard third baseman Edward Buskirk nabbed the Mordor Conference Player of the Week Award for his performance over the last seven days. "I know there are times when it's hard to...

October 15, 2007

Star of the Week Named in MC

Ragnar *Stonecutter of the Isengard Raiders had a super week and today was voted the Player of the Week by the Mordor Conference. The 22-year-old shortstop put up a .625 average with a .710 on-base percentage, racking up 15 hits...

October 11, 2007

MC Star of the Week Announced

Isengard sports fans can't stop singing the praises of Merilmir Knifecrawler, who has been selected the Mordor Conference Player of the Week. Knifecrawler was in a comfort zone all week, finishing with a .609 average (14-23), 4 RBIs and 1...

October 02, 2007

Injury Takes Toll, Reade Out 6 Weeks

ISENGARD - After the end of the August 12th game between Isengard and Bucklebury, Matthew Reade skipped the clubhouse and headed straight for the doctor's office. After he was removed from the game as a precaution after throwing a pitch,...

September 24, 2007

MC's Premier Starter is Reade

Last month's cream of the crop was Matthew Reade of the Isengard Raiders. He captured the Mordor Conference Pitcher of the Month award for his mound performance in July. Reade started 6 games, threw 46 innings and logged a 5-1...

September 23, 2007

Fairies and Raiders Agree to Deal

BUCKLEBURY - Officials for the Bucklebury Fairies confirmed that they have traded 32-year old starting pitcher Matthew Reade to the Isengard Raiders. In return, the Fairies will receive 20-year old minor league starting pitcher Merin Chiselsnapper. Reade has made 19...

September 06, 2007

*Stonecutter, Jr. Wins Best Bat Award in June

When it came to hitting the baseball, Ragnar *Stonecutter, Jr. had few Mordor Conference peers in June. The shortstop for Isengard mauled opposing pitchers for a .343 batting average and was voted the league's best batter for the month. He...

July 07, 2007

Varin Orcteeth Agrees to Pact with Isengard

ISENGARD - SION reports that the Isengard Raiders have just agreed with reliever Varin Orcteeth on a contract, signing the free agent to a $2,000,000 deal for 2 years. Sources indicate that both sides are happy with the deal and...

May 03, 2007

Isengard fans revolt

via Iggy Shovelbreaker, Raider Times ISENGARD - Tired of continuous losing and that not changing this year, the fans of Isengard are planning to take matters into their own hands. This reporter has learned that they will attempt to kidnap...

March 29, 2007

Isengard shortstop Wins MC Batter of Month Award

ISENGARD - Ragnar *Stonecutter, Jr. was atop the Mordor Conference hit parade in May. The talented Isengard shortstop compiled a .420 average with 42 hits in 100 at bats. He also clubbed 2 doubles and 5 home runs on his...

March 08, 2007

Stonecutter, Jr. Brilliant with Bat; Pounds 3 Home Runs in a Game!

ISENGARD - Fans seated in the bleacher section were taking cover all day long as Isengard's shortstop Ragnar *Stonecutter, Jr. took aim, rattling three long blasts off the seats in a display of Herculean power on April 15. Days like...

February 13, 2007

Elvand Signs with Raiders

ISENGARD - When Fruron Elvand arrived in Isengard today to greet the media of his new home, nobody questioned the move despite his 36 years. Elvand helped craft a $12,000,000-per-year deal that will run for 3 years. He is generally...

February 01, 2007

Shock in Isengard as new GM is named

ISENGARD - A hastily called press conference today in Isengard was held to announce the hiring of a new general manager. The new GM, Ragnar Stonecutter, has no previous experience with the league, but he assures the fans that there...

December 21, 2006

Homers Galore for Maltame Rethiel! Rips 3 out of the Park for Raiders

ISENGARD - Today was a special one for Maltame Rethiel, as he clobbered three bombs against Grey Havens. Rethiel hit a two-run home run off L. Manfen in the 1st, hit a solo-shot off manfen in the 3rd, grounded out...

November 30, 2006

Surging Isengard First Baseman Patton Nets MC Player of the Week Award

The MC has picked Troy Patton as Player of the Week. He hit at a .455 clip, driving home 5 runs. Patton made solid contact in practically every at bat and drove 1 home run out of the yard. A...

August 14, 2006

Renato Morales fires 1-hitter against Minas Morgul

MINAS MORGUL - Renato Morales had some fun on August 10. Minas Morgul hitters did not. Isengard's right-hander gave up just one hit in his 2nd shutout of the season. He now has 2 career shutouts in 53 games started....

August 05, 2006

Trade shakes up 3 teams

OLD FOREST - Trades between the Merry Fellows, Devils and Raiders has juggled the lineups and pitching staffs of all three teams. In a series of moves before the July 31 trading deadline, Old Forest has engineered deals with Isengard...

May 19, 2006

Isengard's Morales named Frodo Rookie Award

Orgulas Black was named the Shire Conference Frodo Rookie Award winner today. Bucklebury's first baseman put up pretty good numbers for a rookie this year. This 23 year old kid will probably have a long and successful career! Black has...

March 30, 2006

Vogush Spearripper blanks Gondolin with a 1-hitter

GONDOLIN - Isengard's right-hander Vogush Spearripper will never forget this day. The 28-year old recorded his first career shutout, a 1-hitter, against Gondolin on July 8. Sifur Silvermaster spoiled the bid for a no-hitter when he singled with one out...

January 05, 2006

Isengard Vet makes 300 HR list

MINAS MORGUL - Isengard's veteran right-fielder, Gandaudur Eowöldor, reached the exclusive 300 HR club on September 7. Gandaudur, 33, was the original Raider, being picked 1st by the club in 2003. He has played his entire career at Isengard and...

December 05, 2005

Olorin *Orithil collects five hits against Carrock

CARROCK - Olorin *Orithil is among the best pure hitters in the game, but his 5 hit performance on July 9 seemed to surprise even himself. A 422 foot drive to center field marked his 1st hit, a two-run homerun...

November 28, 2005

Underhill (MIR) and Rethiel (ISE) win P.O.W. award

The Player of the Week award in the Shire Conference goes to Mirkwood's Odovacar Underhill this time, as the third baseman displayed the best offensive perfomance in his league. In 19 at bats he hit .579 with 2 HR and...

November 18, 2005

Vriurk Stargobbler (ISE) will miss 6-7 weeks

ISENGARD - Isengard's right-hander Vriurk Stargobbler suffered a severe injury on June 7 and will be out for at least 6-7 weeks. In the 5th of the game against Grey Havens he experienced pain in his throwing arm and had...

August 29, 2005

Isengard's Stargobbler wins Player of the Week award

Torg Shinsnapper of Bucklebury wins his 1st Player of the Week award for dominating Shire Conference's hitters the entire week. He was in a zone all week, compiling an ERA of 0.00 while going 2-0. He pitched two shutouts! Torg...

June 01, 2005

Frodo Rookie Award winners announced

MIDDLE EARTH - The Shire Conference Frodo Rookie Award winner was announced today, with Carrock's pitcher Sillla Glebrilad earning the trophy for putting up the best numbers among rookies in his league. This season Glebrilad compiled an ERA of 3.52,...

May 31, 2005

Two Towers Series Recap

Bucklebury wins 1st Shire Championship since 2004 MIRKWOOD - The Bucklebury Fairies became the Shire Conference champions for the first time since 2004 by defeating the reigning league champion Mirkwood Marauders in 5 games in the Two Towers Series. In...

May 30, 2005

Fellowship Series Recap

Fairies take series from Archers, 4-1 LAKE TOWN - With their ace starters, Beardcutter and Shinsnapper, winning 2 games apiece, the Bucklebury Fairies defeated the Lake Town Archers in their Fellowship Series matchup. This is the first time the Archers...

May 27, 2005

Isengard wins Troll Division!

ISENGARD - The Isengard Raiders took home the Troll Division title by defeating Dead Marshes on Oct 6, 4-3. With the Uruk-hai leading 3-2 in the bottom of the 7th, pinch hitter Ishukh the Abominable parked a 2-run HR down...

May 19, 2005

Vriurk Stargobbler dominates Dunharrow, gives up just 2 hits

ISENGARD - Great days are rare. But not for Isengard's right-hander Vriurk Stargobbler. Dunharrow found out the hard way that he is among the league's top pitchers, getting just 2 hits on September 20. It's his 1st shutout this season,...

April 28, 2005

Raiders re-sign Armormasher

ISENGARD - News from the Raider headquarters has team owner, Lico, pulling off a minor miracle. In trouble with the salary cap, she released a few minor players, but was still facing the possibility of losing two key stars to...

March 31, 2005

Isengard's Elvóldur out for 8-9 weeks

ISENGARD - Isengard's right-hander Myrbis Elvóldur suffered a severe injury on June 21 and will be out for at least 8-9 weeks. In the 8th of the game against Numenor he experienced pain in his throwing arm and had to...

February 07, 2005

Isengard, Rohan Make Trade

ISENGARD - The new owner of the RoughRiders wasted no time in pulling the trigger on a deal with Isengard that sends 2 pitchers to the Raiders in exchange for a pair of hot young hitters. In the deal, Isengard...

September 24, 2004

Raiders Take On New Owner

ISENGARD - The Isengard Raiders announced a change in ownership for 2007. Coming aboard to take the helm is LICO. At 81-81, Isengard had their worst finish ever in 2006. But the team has always finished 1st or 2nd...

February 03, 2004

Rangers Trade Eärindel to Lake Town

SILVAN - The Rangers made yet another deal with the Lake Town today, sending outfielder Denamir Eärindel to the Archers in exchange for rookie third baseman Joseph Delk and minor league outfielder Wesley Earwood. Eärindel, a career .287 hitter,...

January 05, 2004

Raiders Under New Ownership

ISENGARD - The Raiders have found a new owner to take over their helm. After winning the Troll Division in 2003, the team fell to 2nd place, 6 games behind Dagorlad in 2004. The new management hopes to reverse...