Category: Minas Ithil

*Trollbasher Snares SC Top Batter Award in June

Wednesday, July 1st, 2037
Brutus *Trollbasher battered Shire Conference pitchers all June and wound up taking home the Batter of the Month Award.

“I’ve been around Tolkien Baseball long enough to know you really have to work hard day in and day out to be able to put up this kind of consistency,” the 32-year-old *Trollbasher told reporters. “I put in a lot of work, even on the days I might not take the field, and it’s always nice when everything comes together for me like it did this last month.”

In 23 games, *Trollbasher hit .438 with 10 home runs, 17 RBIs and scored 24 runs.

For the year *Trollbasher has hit .329 with 18 home runs, 36 RBIs and scored 51 runs.

SC’s Top Player Named

Monday, June 15th, 2037
It was announced today by the Shire Conference that Minas Ithil catcher Brutus *Trollbasher had received the Player of the Week Trophy for his superlative play last week.

During his week-long batting binge he reeled off a .500 batting average, 9 hits and 4 home runs. *Trollbasher also racked up 7 RBIs and scored 7 runs.

*Trollbasher’s current batting average stands at .299 and he has chalked up 14 home runs and 29 RBIs.

Levi Legurà to Miss 6 Weeks

Friday, April 17th, 2037
Minas Ithil Wyrms starting pitcher Levi Legurà suffered a herniated disc during a recent game with the Moria Miners and will miss 6 weeks. Legurà told BNN, “I hurt it throwing a pitch. I’m optimistic that I will be back quicker than they say.”

Done Deal! 1B Oa Signs with Wyrms

Saturday, January 31st, 2037
In a move expected to bring depth to the Wyrms, Minas Ithil brass announced the signing today of first baseman Aurel Oa.

Oa will be pocketing $2,120,000 per season, an amount some BNN analysts think might be too high.

In his 710-game career Oa is batting .246 with 105 doubles, 2 triples, 142 home runs and 416 RBIs. He has stolen 3 bases and scored 347 times.

CL Earthmaster Signs on with Minas Ithil

Sunday, January 11th, 2037
Team insiders were tight-lipped prior to today’s deal that brought 29-year-old closer Lomli Earthmaster to Minas Ithil.

Earthmaster is considered one of the league’s A-list players and certainly will enhance any chances the Wyrms have to win a playoff spot this year.

Earthmaster has saved 70 games in his career with 352 strikeouts in 318.2 innings pitched. He has also racked up a 20-22 record and a 3.50 ERA.