Category: Dol Guldur

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.

SP Elondir Signs on with Dol Guldur

Tuesday, January 20th, 2037
The Dragons and Phailla Elondir reached an accord earlier today which brings the starting pitcher to town for 2 years.

Elondir will pocket $16,200,000 total and is widely expected to contribute significantly to the club’s playoff drive.

Elondir has a career won-loss record of 81 wins and 88 losses with 995 strikeouts in 1556 innings and a 4.28 ERA.

Dol Guldur Makes Big Splash in Free Agency: Signs SS

Sunday, January 18th, 2037
Talk of a deal between Dol Guldur and Ferdinand Roper came together today as the two sides inked a deal worth $11,800,000 over 2 years.

Roper is highly regarded around Tolkien Baseball for his talents and is expected to add that extra spark to the Dragons roster.

In 957 games, Roper is a lifetime .261 hitter. He has knocked in 328 runs, scored 343 times, hit 42 home runs, walked 381 times and has an on-base percentage of .339.