Category: Dagorlad

the Wicked Chosen #1 Player

Monday, August 2nd, 2038
Dagorlad fans have something to crow about today as Dagorlad first baseman Borthak the Wicked 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 lay off pitches. Everyone goes through stretches when he’s too eager to put the ball in play. You know, though, I feel like this past week I was able to get in the right frame of mind and just let things come naturally,” said the Wicked.

He posted a .429 average (12-for-28) this past week with 5 home runs, 11 RBIs, and 8 runs scored.

In his season totals the Wicked has 26 home runs and a .249 batting average.

Bad News for Dagorlad, Bilin Earthmaster Hurt

Friday, May 14th, 2038
A blow for Bilin Earthmaster today — team doctors confirmed he will miss 4 months with a torn back muscle. Earthmaster suffered the injury throwing a pitch. Although officials from the Dagorlad Disaster are confident he’ll make a full recovery, doubts will persist about Earthmaster’s ability to return fully fit with an injury of this nature.

This year Earthmaster has 9 relief appearances with 1 save, 1-0 season record and a 1.00 ERA. He has hurled 9 innings, given up 12 hits, struck out 10 and walked 2. Opposing clubs have batted .324 against the Dagorlad reliever.

MC Awards Player of the Week

Monday, August 17th, 2037
Borthak the Wicked is respected by most Dagorlad Disaster fans for his no-frills style of play. The 29-year-old first baseman went about his business with vigor last week to grab the Mordor Conference Player of the Week honors.

He compiled a .500 average (12-for-24) with 2 home runs, 9 RBIs and 5 runs scored.

This year the Wicked has hit at a .284 clip with 105 hits, 14 home runs, 65 RBIs and 38 runs scored.

Bats’s Strong Week Earns MC Trophy

Monday, May 11th, 2037
Daisy Bats must have thought she was dreaming. First she went on an exceptional week-long batting spree, bashing the ball at a .524 clip, then the Dagorlad catcher finds out she has been chosen the league’s best performer and gets the MC Player of the Week Award.

She told BNN reporters in the postgame, “It was a great week for me. I could see the ball so well. Plus some of the balls seemed to have good eyes, too.”

For the week Bats batted .524 (11-for-21) with 4 home runs and 12 RBIs.

In 26 games this year Bats has posted a .315 average and put up these numbers: 5 home runs, 20 RBIs and 8 runs scored.

Veteran Headhater Signs 2-Year Deal

Sunday, January 11th, 2037
The Disaster and Wilo Headhater reached an accord earlier today which brings the third baseman to town for 2 years.

Headhater will pocket $5,840,000 total and is widely expected to contribute significantly to the club’s playoff drive.

In 1786 career games Headhater is hitting at a .273 pace with 1738 hits with 375 doubles, 16 triples and 176 homers while scoring 840 runs and racking up 859 RBIs. He logged 619 walks and owns a .346 on-base percentage.

*Ninwocket Raises Money for Local Charity

Friday, January 9th, 2037
Dagorlad Disaster SP, Snibb *Ninwocket, has been active in the Dagorlad community this offseason. He organized a poker tournament to raise money for the charity “Chain Of Hope.”

“I have to thank my teammates, as well as all the amazing folks from the surrounding area that attended my event. I’ve always had a soft spot in my heart for animals, and it’s a blessing to be able to help the cause,” he said.

“I plan to make this poker tournament an annual event. You don’t have to twist too many arms to get a good turn out for a fun, social event like this.”

MC Awards Best Batter Prize to the Wicked

Monday, July 7th, 2036
It was an extraordinary week for Borthak the Wicked of the Dagorlad Disaster. First he goes on a hot hitting streak, batting .579, then he is voted the Player of the Week in the Mordor Conference. Last week the Wicked went 11-for-19, racked up 2 home runs and 5 RBIs and scored 4 runs. It was a heck of a week for the Dagorlad first baseman.

Presently the Wicked is hitting .280 with 14 home runs and 40 RBIs. He has played in 73 games and scored 32 times.

*Ninwocket’s Season Could be Over

Sunday, July 6th, 2036
The season is apparently over for Snibb *Ninwocket. The Dagorlad Disaster medical staff informed the club that the starting pitcher will be out at least 5 months with radial nerve compression. *Ninwocket was hurt in the game against Misty Mountain while throwing a pitch. The doctors did not think he would recover prior to the end of the season.

So far this year *Ninwocket has a 8-4 record with a 2.54 ERA.

Dagorlad Hurler Captures 200th Victory

Sunday, May 18th, 2036
Dagorlad’s Snibb *Ninwocket took the hill at Gap of Rohan Park at Caradhras today in search of his 200th career win. The 35-year-old ace found it against the Misty Mountain Hops.

After the historic victory, his manager told reporters, “I saw a tremendous sigh of relief when this thing was over. He was just looking to hug everyone in sight.”

He worked 7.2 innings with 8 strikeouts and 2 walks in the 5-4 victory, checking Misty Mountain on 8 hits.

“It a big milestone in my career,” admitted *Ninwocket. “When you get close to it, you worry about it a lot. It’s done now… and I can relax and enjoy it.”

Over the course of his career, *Ninwocket has a won-lost record of 200 wins and 100 losses with 3547 strikeouts in 2735.1 innings pitched with a lifetime 2.49 ERA.

Disaster Stron Lost for Year

Wednesday, May 7th, 2036
Doctors in Dagorlad said Benji Stron might not play anymore this year. The Disaster starting pitcher suffered a stretched elbow ligament during a game against the Numenor Kings and will be out for at least 9 months. Club officials told BNN they do not expect him to return to the team this season.