Category: Dead Marshes

Dead Marshes’s Hornblower MC Star of the Week

Monday, September 14th, 2037
Once you hit 35, it’s hard to say how much time you’ve got left in baseball. Dudo Hornblower has been fortunate as his numbers for the past week bear out. The 36-year-old left fielder, a favorite in the Dead Marshes Uruk-hai clubhouse, hit .583 last week as he put up Player of the Week numbers.

Hornblower also put together 14 hits in 24 at-bats, 2 home runs and 5 RBIs for the week.

This year Hornblower is hitting .275 with 9 home runs.

Ysabrylla Gandilhir Hurt, Out of Action

Sunday, September 13th, 2037
Disappointing news today for Dead Marshes Uruk-hai fans. Ysabrylla Gandilhir was hurt throwing a pitch in their game against the Minas Morgul Slayers and has a herniated disc. Team trainers were hesitant to predict a date for return, but said it was likely the injury will keep the reliever out at least 3 weeks.

Over the season, Gandilhir has made 51 relief appearances with 6 saves. She has K’d 70 batters in 62.1 innings, yielded 15 walks and has a 1.88 ERA. Gandilhir’s record this year is 4-2.

Season Possibly Over for Thraryn *Samarkand

Friday, August 28th, 2037
Doctors in Dead Marshes said Thraryn *Samarkand might not play anymore this year. The Uruk-hai right fielder suffered a concussion during a game against the Isengard Raiders and will be out for at least 3 months. Club officials told BNN they do not expect him to return to the team this season.

This season *Samarkand is batting .367 with 162 hits and 19 home runs. He has scored 70 times and has 55 RBI.

MC Player of the Week, *Samarkand of Dead Marshes

Monday, August 24th, 2037
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 .519 while collecting 14 hits in 27 at-bats, 1 home run and 3 RBIs.

This season *Samarkand is batting .368 with 18 home runs.

July’s #1 Hurler Announced: Moss

Saturday, August 1st, 2037
Despite the number of years he’s been in the league, Bulbo Moss still gets excited when he puts together a quality stretch like he had in July. The 33-year-old starter for Dead Marshes was named Mordor Conference Pitcher of the Month earlier today.

He collected 5 wins and no losses with 39 strikeouts in his 5 starts, putting up a fine 2.14 ERA in 42 innings of work.

Checking out his stats for the season, Moss has racked up 12 wins and 7 losses in 21 starts, 2.75 ERA and struck out 179 batters in 163.2 innings.