Category: Dol Guldur

$34,200,000 Lands RF Elvarara for Dragons

Thursday, March 4th, 2038
Despite her solid numbers, some fans questioned the value of the Elegrina Elvarara signing even as Dol Guldur officials paraded her before the media this afternoon.

Elvarara will surely bring a lot to the club, but she comes at a price of $34,200,000 over 3 years.

Elvarara boasts a career batting average of .274 with 1128 hits, 136 homers and 522 RBIs.

Veteran Graves Agrees to 2-Year Deal

Friday, January 15th, 2038
Dol Guldur officials were grinning from ear to ear as they introduced their latest blockbuster signing to the media earlier today.

Joe Graves, one of the game’s marquee talents, opted for the Dragons after receiving a 2-year, $40,000,000 offer.

Since his debut in the league, Graves has posted 191 victories and 81 defeats with an ERA of 2.81.

MC Hands Out Gwaihir Reliever Award

Tuesday, November 24th, 2037
His manager and teammates call Francesco McKilligin a true bullpen ace.

The Mordor Conference calls him the winner of the Gwaihir Reliever Award for 2037.

The Dol Guldur Dragons relief specialist out of Minas Tirith, Human Lands, won the award with 47 saves in 81 relief appearances, 113 strikeouts in 85 innings and 24 walks.

He compiled a record of 7 wins and 4 losses and had a 2.01 ERA.

He received 14 first place votes out of a possible 24. Thubis Gadrienduil of the Misty Mountain Hops finished second in voting with 8 first place votes, while Elendil Tinond of the Dunharrow Devils finished third with 1 first place vote.

Player – Team – First Place – Total Points
Francesco McKilligin – Dol Guldur Dragons – 14 – 97
Thubis Gadrienduil – Misty Mountain Hops – 8 – 91
Elendil Tinond – Dunharrow Devils – 1 – 17
Ysabrylla Gandilhir – Dead Marshes Uruk-hai – 0 – 10
Mumli Oakenarmour – Grey Havens Stars – 1 – 10
Vrung Daggerkicker – Lothlorien Lumberjacks – 0 – 6

Mordor Conference Troll Division Won: Dol Guldur Crowned

Monday, September 28th, 2037
The Dol Guldur Dragons clubhouse more closely resembled a college party tonight as the team officially captured the Mordor Conference Troll Division.

Beers were flowing freely, champagne was being sprayed and loud music blared as players and coaches alike celebrated the accomplishment.

“It’s not often you get to kick back and let loose with your teammates,” said reliever Holfast Dap. “We’re earned the right to party a little bit. And then we can focus on getting it done in the playoffs.”

Team manager Lura Galindil said even the coaching staff can enjoy occasions like this.

“I’m proud of my guys, they deserve this,” he said.

It’s the 7th division championship for the team and they will be seeking their 2nd Tolkien Baseball championship.

Dragons Contreras to Miss Year

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2037
The season is finished for Hashi Contreras of the Dol Guldur Dragons. The club announced today that he will forego the rest of the year because of injury. The Dragons starting pitcher suffered a torn flexor tendon in his elbow while throwing a pitch in a recent game against the Dagorlad Disaster. Team doctors said it would take at least 10-11 months to heal.

His record this season is 9-2 in 19 starts and Contreras has a 2.01 ERA.