Category: Erebor

Ridin’ High: the Lawyer Hits for Cycle

Friday, July 9th, 2038
Joseph the Lawyer roughed up Mirkwood Sylvan pitching in a big way at The Eyrie today, leading the Erebor to a 5-4 win.

With his parents and family watching from the stands, the 28-year-old left fielder put on a magnificent show, hitting for the cycle — collecting a single, double, triple and home run in the same game.

“It was a good day for that to happen,” a beaming the Lawyer said after the game. “I really got some good looks and delivered. Sometimes you’re just on.”

He finished his historic day with 4 hits in 4 at-bats, 1 RBI and 2 runs scored.

Joseph the Lawyer tripled in the 1st, singled in the 3rd, hit a solo-shot off Charlie Seaward in the 6th and doubled in the 8th.

So far this season the Lawyer has 7 home runs and a .283 batting average.

RF Goigan Jamor Hurt

Wednesday, March 31st, 2038
Disappointing news today for Erebor Eagles fans. Goigan Jamor was hurt throwing the ball in their game against the Rivendell Royals and has an oblique strain. Team trainers were hesitant to predict a date for return, but said it was likely the injury will keep the right fielder out at least 6 weeks.

Superstar RF Inks Deal with Eagles

Monday, October 26th, 2037
Media analysts hailed Erebor’s signing of Fastolph Baggins, one of Tolkien Baseball’s brightest stars, as a pivotal move.

While the deal is certain to raise a few eyebrows, Baggins is expected to earn every bit of the $88,800,000 promised him over 4 years.

On the season, Baggins is batting .317 with 24 home runs and 69 RBIs. He has played in 93 games.

Elreogol Captures SC Batter of the Month Award

September is a month Issth Elreogol will no doubt remember for quite some time to come.

The 26-year-old Erebor first baseman came through all month long for his club and has won honors as the Shire Conference Batter of the Month.

His standout month saw him put up a .353 batting average, with 12 home runs, 39 RBIs, 25 runs scored and a .369 on-base percentage.

This season Elreogol is batting .332 with 212 hits, 49 home runs, 169 RBIs, .363 OBP and has scored 113 runs.

Eagles Jamor Down with Injury

Tuesday, September 15th, 2037
“I’m frustrated right now,” said Erebor right fielder Goigan Jamor. “I can’t help this team by sitting on the bench or in the training room.” Unfortunately for the Eagles, that’s where he will be spending 7 weeks. Jamor suffered shoulder tendinitis in today’s game against Rivendell while colliding with a player at a base. “Believe me,” he said, “I won’t be out a day longer than I have to be.”

So far this season Jamor has gotten 57 hits in 180 at-bats for a .317 batting average with 10 home runs. His stats include 37 RBIs and 31 runs scored. He has played in 54 games.

Star of the Week Named in SC

Monday, September 14th, 2037
At the age of 26, Issth Elreogol might have some potential he hasn’t realized yet — if his success at the plate last week is any indication. The Erebor first baseman put up some exceptional numbers the past seven days with a .481 batting average. For his efforts Elreogol collected the Shire Conference Player of the Week Award.

He racked up 13 hits in 27 at-bats, 3 home runs and 16 RBIs last week in 6 games.

Thus far this season Elreogol has hit .340 with 43 home runs, 153 RBIs and scored 102 times.

Bad News for Erebor, Zudor Eigorn Hurt

Friday, September 4th, 2037
It was announced today in Erebor that Eagles closer Zudor Eigorn will be out 4 weeks. Eigorn suffered chronic back soreness that occurred during a game against the Lake Town Archers.

This year Eigorn has earned 27 saves, made 57 relief appearances, fanned 52 hitters in 58 innings and posted an ERA of 3.10 and a 5-5 record.

Bad News for Erebor, Fastolph Baggins Hurt

Friday, September 4th, 2037
It was announced today in Erebor that Eagles right fielder Fastolph Baggins will be out 5 weeks. Baggins suffered a torn quad that occurred during a game against the Lake Town Archers.

For the year Baggins has hit at a .317 clip with 69 RBIs, 24 home runs and 67 runs scored.

Elraulf Red-Hot, SC Player of the Week

Monday, August 10th, 2037
All week long Dejus Elraulf made the highlight reels and made headlines — his name and face were everywhere. So it was no surprise to anyone when he was chosen the Shire Conference’s Player of the Week for his standout performance.

Elraulf put up a solid set of stats, compiling a .583 average (14-for-24) and contributing 3 home runs and 6 RBIs to claim the honor.

This season Elraulf has hit at a .271 clip and produced 66 RBI, 15 home runs and 52 runs.

Star of the Week Awarded in SC

Monday, June 29th, 2037
This week he took his hitting to another level. That’s why Issth Elreogol of the Erebor Eagles was named the Shire Conference Player of the Week.

For the week the 26-year-old first baseman batted .448 (13-for-29) with 3 home runs, 7 runs and 13 RBIs.

Looking at his present stats, Elreogol has compiled a .360 batting average in 74 games with a .384 on-base percentage, while hitting 25 home runs and driving in 87 runs.