Monday, September 1st, 2036
Thraryn *Samarkand 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 and day out to be able to put up this kind of consistency,” the 32-year-old *Samarkand told reporters. “I put in a lot of work, even on the days I might not take the field, and it’s always nice when everything comes together for me like it did this last month.”
In 27 games, *Samarkand hit .440 with 5 home runs, 16 RBIs and scored 16 runs.
This year *Samarkand is hitting .391 with 25 home runs.