Category: Dagorlad

Star SS Toothbelly Settles on Dagorlad

Thursday, December 20th, 2040
Disaster officials presented Gromghash Toothbelly to members of the local print media today as their new shortstop.

The deal, worth $108,000,000, guarantees the 32-year-old a home in Dagorlad for 5 years. It should improve the ballclub, assuming he plays to his potential.

In his 1419-game career Toothbelly is hitting .274 with 1594 hits, 143 home runs, 818 runs scored and 596 RBIs.

Done Deal! Georg Oakes Will Play in Dagorlad

Thursday, December 20th, 2040
Ending months of speculation, the Dagorlad Disaster finalized a deal with Georg Oakes earlier today, making the catcher a very happy man. He’ll be making an estimated $10,866,666 a year for 3 years.

In 708 career games, Oakes has put up a .252 average, collected 121 doubles, 6 triples, and 65 home runs, driven in 223 runs, and scored 201 times.

Red-Hot Oakes MC Player of the Week

Monday, July 30th, 2040
Georg Oakes 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 catcher hit .636 for the Disaster, recording 14 hits in 22 at-bats, 4 home runs, 10 RBIs and 5 runs scored.

Looking at his stats this year, Oakes has compiled a .315 batting average, while hitting 10 home runs and driving in 24 runs. He has played in 50 games and scored 21 runs.

Star RF Baggins Settles on Dagorlad

Wednesday, April 11th, 2040
The Dagorlad front office announced the signing of Fastolph Baggins today as the team’s new right fielder. The 30-year-old came to terms with the Disaster and will be hauling in $22,400,000 a year over 1 year.

Dagorlad Wins Lottery for 2B Sandyman

Monday, April 2nd, 2040
Talk of a deal between Dagorlad and Betsie Sandyman came together today as the two sides inked a deal worth $53,200,000 over 2 years.

Sandyman is highly regarded around Tolkien Baseball for her talents and is expected to add that extra spark to the Disaster roster.

Two Towers Series Goes the Distance, Dunharrow Prevails

Thursday, October 27th, 2039
A classic and dramatic Two Towers Series has wrapped up, with the Dunharrow Devils outlasting the Dagorlad Disaster to advance to the Return of the King Series.

Dunharrow won the final game by a score of 2-1 and took the series 4-3.

“We can enjoy this one tonight, but then it’s back to work and thinking about the next win,” said Dunharrow shortstop Alok Elassidil, whose standout performance earned him the nod as series MVP.

Elassidil hit .357 with a .438 on-base percentage. He had 0 home runs, drove in 1 RBI and scored 3 runs.

The Dunharrow Devils will play against the Bucklebury Fairies in the next round. Bucklebury won their series against the Bywater Bounders 4 games to 3. The Return of the King Series schedule will be announced after the Two Towers Series finishes.

Disaster Hammered by Brockhouse, Drop Game 6 to Devils

The Dunharrow Devils and the Dagorlad Disaster will take the Two Towers Series to a decisive 7th game. In a must-win situation today, the Devils beat the Disaster 4-1 at Dagorlad Memorial Stadium to force the series into what will essentially be a one-game playoff. Dunharrow first baseman Asphodel Brockhouse was named player of the game in the win after he hit 2 home runs. He drove in 3 runs and scored twice.

The game turned with no one out in the top of the sixth when Brockhouse hit a 2-run home run. It propelled the Devils into the lead, 2-0.

“Things broke our way today and that’s great,” Devils manager Tika Dap said. “It’s important, though, to stay focused and not pat yourself on the back too much. We aren’t done yet.”

The next game is set to be played tomorrow at Dagorlad Memorial Stadium. Slated to start are Eva Chiselarm for the Dunharrow Devils and Joop Nasor for the the Dagorlad Disaster.

Host Devils Drop Pivotal Game 5, Now Trail Series 3-2

Game 5 was big. So was Sourk Ratbelly.

The Dagorlad starter rose to the occasion at Dunharrow Field today, earning player of the game honors after leading the Disaster to a crucial 5-2 victory over the Dunharrow Devils. Ratbelly threw 7 innings of 6-hit ball as the Disaster won on the road to seize a 3-2 lead in the best-of-7 Two Towers Series.

Higak the Rude, who is a two-time Legolas Fielder Award winner, aided the Dagorlad cause with a 2-run home run in the top of the third. For the game, the center fielder was 1-4 with a home run, while adding 2 RBI and scoring once.

“We’ll enjoy this win,” said the Rude. “But there’s more we hope to accomplish.”

The next game is scheduled for Wednesday at Dagorlad Memorial Stadium. Slated to start are Todo Gilmore for Dunharrow and Noisur Farren for Dagorlad.

Devils Clip Disaster 2-1 in Game 4 to Even Series

The Dunharrow Devils defeated the Dagorlad Disaster, 2-1 in Game 4 of the Two Towers Series today. Earning player of the game honors was starter Lantai Lómebrildur, who threw 7 innings of 4-hit ball. The win moves Dunharrow into a 2-2 tie with Dagorlad in the series.

Tied up with the Disaster in the bottom of the fifth inning, the Devils got a boost from second baseman Mubur Curumo. With runners on 1st and 2nd, Curumo saw a full count fastball from Danya Headon and hit a run-scoring single to break the stalemate and put Dunharrow on top, 2-1.

“I made some pitches when I had to,” said Lómebrildur.

Game 5 is scheduled for tomorrow at Dunharrow Field. Slated to start are Sourk Ratbelly for the Dagorlad Disaster and Gruudash Facestomper for the the Dunharrow Devils.

Dunharrow Wins at Home to Narrow Series Deficit

The Dunharrow Devils have closed some of the gap between themselves and the series-leading Dagorlad Disaster, winning 3-1 at Dunharrow Field today. Devils right-hander Eva Chiselarm was named player of the game after she threw 7 innings of 5-hit ball. The win cuts the deficit facing the Devils to 2-1 in the best-of-7 Two Towers Series.

One important at-bat for Dunharrow came with two out in the bottom of the fourth inning. With runners on 1st and 2nd, Chiselarm hit a run-scoring single, which contributed to the Devils win.

“If I go out there and help the team win, that’s all you can do,” said Chiselarm.

The next game is scheduled for tomorrow at Dunharrow Field. Slated to start are Danya Headon for the Dagorlad Disaster and Lantai Lómebrildur for the the Dunharrow Devils.