Category: Dead Marshes

Year Over for Uruk-hai Hornblower

Wednesday, March 11th, 2037
When Frodo Hornblower was hurt against the Minas Morgul Slayers, the Dead Marshes Uruk-hai were hopeful that the injury was not serious. However, it proved to be more severe than first thought. The 27-year-old third baseman suffered a torn labrum making a defensive play in yesterday’s game. Team doctors told BNN today that Hornblower would miss 10 months of the season.

Dead Marshes Wins SP Moss Sweepstakes

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2036
The Uruk-hai today announced that they have come to terms with Bulbo Moss, a 33-year-old starting pitcher they’ve been scouting for a while.

Moss will earn $19,000,000 a year over 6 years and is expected to play a key role with the club.

Moss has gone 164-78 with an ERA of 2.54 in his career, piling up 2516 strikeouts in 2284 innings pitched.

Thraryn *Samarkand Winner in Mordor Conference

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.

Week’s #1 Player: Dead Marshes’s the Story-teller

Monday, September 1st, 2036
A battle-tested Nazbag the Story-teller declared war on opposing pitchers last week, attacking the ball like the well-schooled veteran he is. Today the 34-year-old Dead Marshes shortstop collected the Mordor Conference Player of the Week Award.

He wrapped up the week with a .519 average, 14 hits in 27 at-bats, 3 home runs, 10 RBIs and 8 runs scored.

the Story-teller on the season is hitting .296 with 13 home runs. His stats include 71 RBIs and 74 runs scored.

MC Names Uruk-hai *Samarkand Winner

Monday, August 25th, 2036
His hard work and hustle paid off this week. The hard-working and hard-playing Thraryn *Samarkand was rewarded with the Mordor Conference Player of the Week honors.

The scrappy Dead Marshes Uruk-hai right fielder hit .462 while collecting 12 hits in 26 at-bats, 2 home runs and 8 RBIs.

So far this season *Samarkand has hit .386 with 23 home runs, 63 RBIs and scored 69 times.