Category: Isengard

C Fastolph Dogwood Ends Speculation; Signs with Isengard

Thursday, February 9th, 2040
In a move expected to bring depth to the Raiders, Isengard brass announced the signing today of catcher Fastolph Dogwood.

Dogwood will be pocketing $4,000,000 per season, an amount some BNN analysts think might be too high.

To date Dogwood has a .265 career batting average and has totaled 18 home runs.

Cotton Pounds 3 HR

Monday, September 26th, 2039
In a powerful performance that left the fans at Orthanc Stadium buzzing, Isengard Raiders center fielder Drigrin Cotton blasted a trio of home runs en route to a 8-1 win over the Minas Morgul Slayers.

“Everything was clicking,” Cotton told the press. “My timing was good and I got pitches I could handle and I didn’t miss them.”

Cotton shined brilliantly in the win, with 3 hits in 4 at-bats, 6 RBIs and 3 runs scored.

“It’s not just one guy, it’s everybody,” Raiders manager Malin Hardbottle said. “Drigrin played great but it takes more than one guy to win a game.”

Drigrin Cotton hit a solo-shot off Tobi Headstrong in the 2nd, struck out in the 4th, hit a two-run home run off Tobi Headstrong in the 7th and hit a three-run home run off Dalo Throatscarer in the 8th.

For the season Cotton has hit .243 with 37 home runs and 81 RBIs. He has played in 141 games and scored 76 times.

Great Week for Isengard’s Ragnar *Stonecutter III

Monday, July 18th, 2039
Ragnar *Stonecutter III has the tools to stick in this league for many years. The 24-year-old shortstop of the Isengard Raiders had a hot bat in the Mordor Conference over the past seven days and won the Player of the Week honors.

*Stonecutter III batted .571 with 8 hits in 14 at-bats, 1 home run and 2 RBIs.

This season in 90 games, *Stonecutter III has hit at a .333 clip with 107 hits, 14 home runs, 42 RBIs and 45 runs scored.

James Miller Plans to Retire

Sunday, April 10th, 2039
James Miller said he’s incredibly grateful for getting a chance to play with the Isengard Raiders organization, but this season will be his last.

“I’m extremely loyal to the team, but that’s why I have to walk away. I think there’s probably someone younger and better who can come in and take my spot,” the 37-year-old said. “I’m grateful for all the opportunities I’ve gotten in pro ball.”

His career stats show that Miller has batted .286 and connected for 215 home runs.

Star SP Arwaun Settles on Isengard

Sunday, January 30th, 2039
The Raiders and Diador Arwaun reached an accord earlier today which brings the starting pitcher to town for 5 years.

Arwaun will pocket $54,000,000 total and is widely expected to contribute significantly to the club’s playoff drive.

In his career Arwaun has fanned 1224 batters and walked 491 in 1408 innings of work. His lifetime won-lost record is 99 victories and 63 defeats with a 3.18 ERA and opposing hitters have compiled a .232 against him.

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.