Category: Dol Guldur

Norman *Xanatos Gets Hit Number 2000

Wednesday, June 11th, 2036
Norman *Xanatos was bubbling over with joy, celebrating his 2000th hit in the Dol Guldur 5-1 victory over the Eagles at Dol Guldur Stadium.

“I learned what hard work, focus, dedication, and opportunity can do. This is how it pays off.”

The 32-year-old catcher achieved that milestone with 3 hits in 5 at-bats to join the exclusive 2000-hit club.

His manager said, “Norman plays the same every day and every inning — with all his heart. That’s why he’s such a special player.”

In his 1609-game career *Xanatos is batting .330 with 100 doubles, 31 triples, 408 home runs and 1077 RBIs. He has stolen 137 bases and scored 1152 times.

Barrage of Hits Gets Tendertush MC Award

Monday, April 21st, 2036
James Tendertush demonstrated his potential to be a star in the game last week and today he took home the Mordor Conference Player of the Week Award.

The Dol Guldur third baseman wreaked havoc on opposing pitchers last week, pounding them for a .481 average (13-for-27) with 1 home run and 4 RBIs on his way to claiming the honor.

*Xanatos Gets 400th Home Run

Friday, April 18th, 2036
Dol Guldur’s outstanding catcher Norman *Xanatos joined the 400 home run club today at Dol Guldur Stadium with a booming blast in the Dragons win over the Hops. They topped Misty Mountain 8-1.

On his milestone day *Xanatos had 1 hit in 3 at-bats with 3 runs batted in and 2 runs scored.

Tongue-in-cheek he told the press, “Don’t tell me when I get close to the next milestone. Just tell me after I reach it. It will be easier to hit that way.”

*Xanatos is hitting .330 lifetime with 1954 hits, 96 doubles, 30 triples, 400 home runs and 1055 RBIs to date. He has scored 1129 runs and stolen 131 bases.

Burrus MC’s Best of the Week

Monday, April 14th, 2036
A battle-tested Brandon Burrus declared war on opposing pitchers last week, attacking the ball like the well-schooled veteran he is. Today the 38-year-old Dol Guldur center fielder collected the Mordor Conference Player of the Week Award.

He wrapped up the week with a .500 average, 13 hits in 26 at-bats, 2 home runs, 4 RBIs and 6 runs scored.

Dol Guldur Fired up over Signing of 2B Willow

Saturday, December 15th, 2035
Rumors of a deal between Samwise Willow and Dol Guldur finally bore fruit today as the two sides faced a packed press corps. Dragons officials looked very pleased as they outlined the terms of the new deal.

Willow will earn $6,300,000 per year for 4 years, and is expected to make a solid addition to his new club.

Looking at his all-time stats, Willow has a career .279 average with 587 hits, 126 doubles, 7 triples, 62 home runs and 285 RBIs to date. He has scored 285 runs, walked 270 times and stolen 3 bases.