Category: Dunharrow

Dunharrow, Minas Tirith Trade Made

Thursday, July 29th, 2038
Dunharrow and Minas Tirith have agreed in principle to a trade. The Devils will send 33-year-old RF Granil Ironbane and 24-year-old minor league RHP Satu Toothdecay to the Titans for 34-year-old minor league 1B Rinak Shewmaker. The deal is expected to be finalized shortly and the clubs will be introducing their new players to the press when the paperwork is complete.

Minas Tirith will retain a portion of Shewmaker’s remaining contract.

Looking at his present stats, Ironbane has compiled a .244 batting average in 52 games with a .276 on-base percentage, while hitting 7 home runs and driving in 18 runs.

Hitting .188 to date, Shewmaker has 16 home runs and 49 RBIs. He has played in 72 games.

Dragons End Footthrower’s Streak

Friday, May 21st, 2038
It was the best of both worlds for the Dol Guldur Dragons today at Dunharrow Field, as they defeated the Dunharrow Devils 3-2 and also snapped Prignash Footthrower’s 24-game hitting streak. The 29-year-old Dunharrow center fielder failed to get a hit in 4 at-bats.

“Nothing personal against Footthrower, we just wanted to win the game,” said Dragons skipper Lura Galindil. “We did a great job keeping him off-balance and guessing.”

When asked by reporters about his streak coming to an end, Footthrower frowned and said, “I won’t lie and say that I’m not disappointed about it, but I’d feel much better if we had won.”

For the year Footthrower is batting .341 with 2 home runs.

Footthrower Keeps Hit Streak Alive

Sunday, May 16th, 2038
The streak is alive and well — at least for today.

Prignash Footthrower did it again, bashing 2 hits in the contest at Amon Sul Stadium today. For the last 20 games in a row, the 29-year-old center fielder has collected at least one hit. His efforts helped the Dunharrow Devils beat the Weathertop Witch Kings 7-2 today.

“I’m happy I kept the streak going,” Footthrower told a standing-room-only crowd of reporters gathered in the Dunharrow clubhouse. “Honestly though, I’m looking forward to going home and not thinking about this for the rest of the day.”
Prignash Footthrower struck out in the 2nd, flied out in the 3rd, hit an RBI single in the 5th, singled in the 8th and flied out in the 9th.

Presently Footthrower is hitting .338 with 2 home runs and 12 RBIs. He has played in 39 games and scored 18 times.

Facestomper #1 MC Pitcher in April

Saturday, May 1st, 2038
Gruudash Facestomper of the Dunharrow Devils outdistanced his peers on the mound this month. He fashioned a fine 3-0 won-lost mark and 1.38 ERA in 5 starts to get the Mordor Conference Pitcher of the Month honors.

Facestomper had a very impressive April, finishing with 41 strikeouts in 39 innings and holding opposing hitters to a .210 average.

Dunharrow Makes Big Splash in Free Agency: Signs CL

Monday, April 5th, 2038
The euphoria surrounding a big-name deal can sometimes overshadow the deal itself. Occasionally a team will mortgage its future to make a big splash, though no one in Dunharrow was worried about that today as the club finalized terms with Janice Ploughman.

Ploughman will earn $18,200,000 per year over 1 year.

MC Manager of the Year Award Given to Golladen

Friday, November 27th, 2037
A baseball manager’s success usually depends on the talent of his club, but in the case of Goreborn Golladen, he seems to have taken the Dunharrow Devils to a higher level and gotten his just due. He was named this season’s Manager of the Year in the Mordor Conference for leading the team to a very rewarding season.

“Everyone on the team put in a lot of hard work this season,” he told reporters. “It’s always nice when it’s acknowledged in some way.”

Golladen led Dunharrow to a first place finish in the Mordor Conference Orc Division. The Devils ended up with a 91-71 record.

Storybook Season For Dunharrow, Ultimate Fantasy Baseball Association Champs

Friday, November 13th, 2037
It’s official! The Dunharrow Devils are the proud possessors of the Ultimate Fantasy Baseball Association championship trophy. They claimed it with a 4-1 win over the WeMadeIt Crashlanders to defeat them in the series 4-0. The Devils manager said, “This is the perfect end to a perfect season.” Commenting on the year he continued, “We had good players … and that’s the bottom line. They worked hard, played hard, hustled … and they had fun.” During the Mordor Conference Orc Division regular season, Dunharrow finished first in the standings with a record of 91-71.

Devils KO Bears

Saturday, November 7th, 2037
With a 2-1 win over the Carrock Bears at Old League Park today, the Dunharrow Devils wrapped up their 2nd title in team history.

The Devils left little doubt who was the better team. Celebrating a banner year, “team” was the word of the day in the victorious clubhouse after the game.

“Hitting, pitching, fielding; those are all things you need to win, but most importantly you need a team, a team that works together toward the same collective goal,” said Dunharrow manager Goreborn Golladen. “Our players felt that way all year, and they played that way. When one guy had an off day, 24 others stepped up their game and filled the void.”

A jovial mood filled the air as Dunharrow celebrated into the night. The city’s mayor said parade plans were underway and a “huge celebration” would be in order.

“I hope they have a big celebration,” Carrock manager Longo Banks said. “They deserved to win this series and they deserve to celebrate it.”

Dunharrow Advances to Return of the King Series

Tuesday, October 27th, 2037
The Dunharrow Devils bandwagon is filling up fast, as the team has moved one step closer to winning a Return of the King Series championship.

Dunharrow downed the Minas Morgul Slayers 1-0 tonight at Sylvan Cove, to take the Two Towers Series 4-1.

“It seems much more real now and we’re really starting to realize we’ve got a great shot at this thing,” said Camelia Ploughman, who was named series MVP. “When we play our best we’re as good as anybody in the Tolkien Baseball.”

For the series, Ploughman had 6 hits for .375, with a .444 on-base percentage. She had 3 RBI and scored 1 run.

The Dunharrow Devils don’t know who they will face in the next round. They will play the winner of the Carrock Bears – Bywater Bounders series. Carrock leads the series 3 games to 2. The Return of the King Series schedule will be announced after the Two Towers Series finishes.

Dunharrow Takes Fellowship Series in Deciding Game

Tuesday, October 20th, 2037
Depending on your loyalties, the Fellowship Series was either thrilling or heartbreaking.

The series went down to its final game, with the Dunharrow Devils and the Dol Guldur Dragons giving their fans plenty of drama. In the end, the Devils came out on top, winning 5-3 at Dol Guldur Stadium today to take the series 4-3.

“We’re lucky to be going into the Two Towers Series,” said Dunharrow pitcher Prignash Footthrower. “If all the series are like this, it’ll definitely be an entertaining postseason.”

Footthrower earned series MVP honors, hitting for a .484 average, with 1 home runs, 2 RBI and 5 runs scored.

The Dunharrow Devils will play against the Minas Morgul Slayers in the next round. Minas Morgul won their series against the Ravenhill Darkwings 4 games to 1. The Two Towers Series schedule will be announced after the Fellowship Series finishes.