Category: Isengard

Eowul Picked Best Player

Monday, August 23rd, 2038
26-year-old Kobur Eowul sent shock waves through Tolkien Baseball last week with an eye-popping performance that brought him the Mordor Conference Player of the Week Award.

A newcomer to the league, Eowul made the establishment sit up and take notice, punishing opposing pitchers with a .393 average, 11 hits in 28 at-bats, 5 home runs and 11 RBI.

Where the Isengard Raiders shortstop goes from here, only the baseball gods know for sure, but Eowul certainly made his mark last week.

This season Eowul is hitting at a .223 pace with 10 home runs, 30 RBIs and has scored 28 times.

Isengard’s Gamama MC’s Best

Monday, June 28th, 2038
Veteran Tella Gamama had a great week at the plate for the Raiders to capture the majority of votes for Player of the Week in the Mordor Conference.

The 35-year-old Isengard third baseman built a .667 average on the strength of 10 hits in 15 at-bats, 1 home run and 5 RBIs.

Looking at his season stats, Gamama has compiled a .321 batting average and a .391 on-base percentage, while hitting 6 home runs and driving in 21 runs.

Star of the Week Honored in MC

Monday, May 10th, 2038
It was a fantastic week for Isengard right fielder Bognar Cavernbreaker and it was capped off today with the announcement that he was named the winner of the Mordor Conference Player of the Week Award.

Last week Cavernbreaker hammered the ball at a torrid .444 pace, going 12-for-27 with 3 home runs, 6 RBIs and 7 runs scored.

In his 2038 season totals, Cavernbreaker has 15 home runs, .368 BA, .398 OBP, 23 RBIs and 24 runs scored.

Isengard Loses Rukak the Seer, Will Miss Season

Tuesday, May 4th, 2038
Rukak the Seer will soon find out from his doctors if his season will continue. The first diagnosis was not too positive and indicated the Isengard left fielder could miss the remainder of the year. the Seer was injured while running the bases in the Raiders-Miners clash at Khazad-dum Stadium recently. Doctors said he has a torn posterior cruciate ligament and would be out a minimum of 7 months.

Thus far this season in 25 games the Seer is batting .237 with 2 home runs, 10 RBIs and 9 runs scored. He has 22 hits in 93 at-bats.

Isengard Right Fielder Nets MC Award

Monday, May 3rd, 2038
This week’s premier performer in the Mordor Conference was right fielder Bognar Cavernbreaker of the Isengard Raiders.

He banged out a .417 average and was voted the Player of the Week. Over the last week Cavernbreaker socked 10 hits in 24 at-bats and 4 home runs, drove in 5 runs and scored 4 times.

Batting .347 to date, Cavernbreaker has 12 home runs and 17 RBIs.

Cavernbreaker Cracks 3 HRs for Isengard

Thursday, April 29th, 2038
Bognar Cavernbreaker went the distance three times in the Isengard-Bree tilt at Orthanc Stadium today, but the Raiders lost, 11-4.

“Gosh, it’s a shame we didn’t win this game,” Cavernbreaker said later.

For the day, the Isengard right fielder went 3-for-5 against Bree with 4 RBIs and 3 runs scored in a brilliant display of power hitting.

“I was in a groove and every pitch they tossed up there looked like a basketball,” he said. “I tell you what, I was surprised because I didn’t think the last ball had enough to get out. I thought it was just going to be a long out.”

Bognar Cavernbreaker struck out in the 1st, grounded out in the 3rd, hit a two-run home run off Herugar Took in the 5th, hit a solo-shot off Herugar Took in the 7th and hit a solo-shot off Gamell the Miller in the 9th.

Cavernbreaker is swinging at a .333 pace on the year with 11 home runs, 16 RBIs and 16 runs scored. He has played in 20 games.

Isengard Celebrates Wild Card Win

Monday, October 5th, 2037
It wasn’t the Mordor Conference Troll Division crown that the Isengard Raiders set out to win, but that didn’t stop the players and coaches from celebrating their postseason berth excitedly.

“All we’ve got to do is get hot and the next thing you know we’ll be in the Return of the King Series,” said shortstop Ragnar *Stonecutter III. “Everyone in the league knows we’re capable of going on a run and can be dangerous.”

The club’s 83-79 record has guaranteed them a shot in the postseason, where they will be looking for the 3rd Tolkien Baseball championship in franchise history.

Mordor Conference Winner is Stonecrown

Monday, September 28th, 2037
Terra Stonecrown went on a hitting rampage last week against Mordor Conference pitchers and collected the Player of the Week Award.

The Isengard center fielder connected for 10 hits in 16 at-bats and 3 home runs. For the week he hit .625 with 9 RBIs and scored 4 runs.

For the season Stonecrown is currently batting .355 with 4 home runs and 16 RBIs. In 22 games he has reached base at a .398 rate and scored 12 runs to date.

Mordor Conference Names *Stonecutter III Best Batter

Monday, August 31st, 2037
It’s always a thrill for fans of the team and students of the game alike when a superstar in the making shows what he’s got. Ragnar *Stonecutter III, the Isengard Raiders 22-year-old shortstop, put himself in the spotlight last week making him the clear-cut choice for Mordor Conference Player of the Week honors.

He ripped 11 hits in 23 at-bats, compiling a .478 average with 3 home runs and 5 RBIs.

So far this season *Stonecutter III is batting .326 with 36 home runs, 72 RBIs and 110 runs scored. He has 167 hits in 513 at-bats, 68 walks and a .406 OBP. *Stonecutter III has played in 126 games.

Injury Forces Bognar Cavernbreaker Out

Wednesday, August 26th, 2037
The Isengard Raiders announced this afternoon that right fielder Bognar Cavernbreaker would be out of action for 5-6 weeks. He sustained a fractured hand playing the Witch Kings. It happened running the bases.

In 93 games this season Cavernbreaker is batting .268 with 98 hits and 32 home runs. He has scored 75 runs and driven in 88.