Category: Lothlorien

Lumberjacks Captures Wild Card

Saturday, September 29th, 2035
It wasn’t the Mordor Conference Goblin Division crown that the Lothlorien Lumberjacks 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 starting pitcher Ricky *Vaughn. “Everyone in the league knows we’re capable of going on a run and can be pretty dangerous.”

The club’s 85-75 record has guaranteed them a shot in the postseason, where they will be looking for the 1st Tolkien Baseball championship in franchise history.

Wayne Hawks Lost for Season

Friday, September 7th, 2035
The Lothlorien Lumberjacks and their fans were rocked today by the news that star left fielder Wayne Hawks would miss the rest of the season due to injury. Hawks was hurt in a recent game against the Misty Mountain Hops while making a defensive play. He was immediately removed from the game and taken for examination. Tests today revealed the injury was a fractured rib. His doctors think that Hawks will miss about 5 weeks.

In this current campaign Hawks is hitting at a .274 clip with 19 home runs and 55 RBIs.

MC Names Best Player

Monday, August 27th, 2035
A veteran of baseball wars, Wayne Hawks knows how to stay with a stroke that’s working for him. The 35-year-old left fielder for the Lumberjacks batted .450 last week on his way to the Mordor Conference Player of the Week award.

His noteworthy week also featured 9 hits in 20 at-bats, 4 home runs, 7 RBIs and 6 runs scored.

For the season, Hawks is hitting at a .281 clip with 19 home runs, 52 RBIs and has scored 53 runs. He has 87 hits, 42 walks and a .371 on-base percentage.

Thaitai Galindil Hurt, Out for Year

Friday, August 10th, 2035
Thaitai Galindil has to call it a season. The Lothlorien Lumberjacks starting pitcher sustained a season-ending injury against the Dead Marshes Uruk-hai and will not play again this year according to club doctors. Galindil was injured while throwing a pitch. His doctors diagnosed it as a torn rotator cuff and stated that he would not be able to play for 4 months.

This season in 24 starts Thaitai Galindil has a record of 10-8 with 118 strikeouts in 147 innings and a 2.88 ERA.

Lothlorien Inks Star LF to $22,400,000 Deal

December 21, 2034
The Lumberjacks and Wayne Hawks appeared before the Lothlorien media today as the two sides emerged from marathon contract talks.

Hawks, a left fielder, is poised to make $22,400,000 over 2 years.

His numbers show Hawks is carrying a .254 lifetime batting average with 272 home runs and 806 RBIs.