Category: Lake Town

Shire Conference Selects Best Performer

Monday, September 12th, 2039
It can be difficult for a young player to step out of the shadows and assert himself in the Shire Conference, but last week Valio Makino of the Lake Town Archers reminded everyone just why he’s here as he threw up numbers that made him an easy selection for Player of the Week. Makino rocked opposing pitching for a .414 average (12-for-29), 4 home runs and 8 RBIs to come away with the award.

For the season, Makino is hitting at a .258 clip with 14 home runs, 35 RBIs and has scored 42 runs. He has 109 hits, 27 walks and a .308 on-base percentage.

Archers Moss Strikes out 15 Sylvan

Sunday, August 21st, 2039
Bulbo Moss really had Mirkwood batters swinging and missing today at Lake Town Park. Moss sat down 15 hitters on strikes and whipped the Sylvan 3-2. He allowed 8 hits and gave up no walks in a standout mound performance.

Checking out his stats for the season, Moss has notched 8 wins and 14 losses in 26 starts, 4.77 ERA and struck out 169 batters in 196.1 innings.

Lake Town Over Dunharrow 3-2, 200th Win for Moss

Sunday, July 24th, 2039
Lake Town’s Bulbo Moss took the hill at Lake Town Park today in search of his 200th career win. The 35-year-old ace found it against the Dunharrow Devils.

After the historic victory, his manager told reporters, “I saw a tremendous sigh of relief when this thing was over. He was just looking to hug everyone in sight.”

He worked 7.1 innings with 7 strikeouts and 1 walk in the 3-2 victory, checking Dunharrow on 5 hits.

“It a big milestone in my career,” admitted Moss. “When you get close to it, you worry about it a lot. It’s done now… and I can relax and enjoy it.”

In his career Moss has compiled an ERA of 2.72 with 200 victories and 112 defeats and has held opponents to a .225 batting average.

Koboldbasher, Fingereater Swap Clubs

Sunday, July 24th, 2039
The Archers and Spheres pulled the trigger on a deal that will see 37-year-old 3B Sing Koboldbasher head to Dyson in exchange for 22-year-old minor league RHP Zibguk Fingereater. A source close to Lake Town officials said “The teams spent long hours coming to the agreement and in the end, both agreed the deal should help both clubs.”

A look at his current stats shows Koboldbasher with a .183 average, 10 home runs, 26 RBIs and 22 runs scored. He has played in 65 games.

Lake Town-WeMadeIt Announce Deal

Saturday, July 9th, 2039
Signed … sealed … and delivered.

Lake Town has worked out terms of a deal to send 35-year-old RHP Thubis Gadrienduil to WeMadeIt for 23-year-old minor league RHP Meraulbo Stansbury, 19-year-old minor league RHP Snabgunk Throatcrawler and 19-year-old minor league C Indrarajan Orby. Both teams expect to introduce their new players at press conferences later in the week.

This season Gadrienduil has accumulated 1 save, registered a 3.45 ERA and struck out 29 in 28.2 innings. He also has a 1-2 record in 30 relief appearances.

Trade: Nerith for Moss

Wednesday, July 6th, 2039
The Lake Town Archers and Dead Marshes Uruk-hai have put the finishing touches on a deal that was weeks in the making. Lake Town will part with 32-year-old 1B Ollla Nerith, while the Uruk-hai have dealt 35-year-old RHP Bulbo Moss.

“This one took a while to figure out,” said Lake Town general manager Olia Legalas. “We must have gone back to the drawing board five or six times over the past few weeks. I’m glad we finally got the deal done. I think it is a good one for both clubs.”

So far on the season Nerith is hitting .320 with 19 home runs, 51 RBIs and 50 runs scored. He has 105 hits and played in 81 games.

This year Moss has a 3-11 record and a 5.65 ERA.

GONE! GONE! GONE! 3 HRs for Canchola

Tuesday, June 7th, 2039
Lake Town Archers left fielder Laweye Canchola had a magnificent game against the Dagorlad Disaster today, rocketing three balls out of Lake Town Park to help the Archers take the 9-7 victory.

“I got some good pitches to hit and I creamed them,” he said after the game. “The first was a big, fat fastball and the last two were hanging curves. All three were mistakes.”

For the game, Canchola went 3-for-4 with 6 RBIs and 3 runs scored.

“There’s a fine line between hitting home runs and line drives,” Lake Town manager Borigal Bridger said later. “Seems like Laweye found his home run stroke today.”

Laweye Canchola flied out in the 2nd, hit a solo-shot off Danya Headon in the 4th, hit a solo-shot off Danya Headon in the 7th and hit a GRAND SLAM off Danya Headon in the 8th.

This season Canchola is swinging the bat at a .292 rate with 50 hits in 171 at-bats. To date he has hit 15 home runs, scored 28 runs and driven in 33.

Star of the Week Awarded in SC

Monday, May 2nd, 2039
At the age of 29, Duilin *Silverwolf might have some potential he hasn’t realized yet — if his success at the plate last week is any indication. The Lake Town third baseman put up some exceptional numbers the past seven days with a .478 batting average. For his efforts *Silverwolf collected the Shire Conference Player of the Week Award.

He racked up 11 hits in 23 at-bats, 4 home runs and 11 RBIs last week in 7 games.

In 26 games this year *Silverwolf has posted a .337 average and put up these numbers: 13 home runs, 26 RBIs and 23 runs scored.

$87,900,000 Lands CF Footthrower for Archers

Monday, December 27th, 2038
Feedback was positive in Lake Town today as the club announced an agreement with center fielder Prignash Footthrower, one of the league’s marquee players.

During his career Footthrower has hit for a .286 average and totaled 929 hits, 59 home runs and 303 RBIs.

Lake Town Wins CL Gadrienduil Sweepstakes

Tuesday, December 21st, 2038
Surprising some observers, the Lake Town Archers announced the signing of 35-year-old Thubis Gadrienduil today. The contract runs for 3 years and is valued at $37,800,000.

Gadrienduil was described as an “elder statesman” by club officials and former teammates, who apparently expect him to contribute as much in the clubhouse as he does on the field.

In 560 games in his career, Gadrienduil has a record of 42-41 with 461 strikeouts and a 2.80 ERA. He has earned 230 saves.