Category: Minas Tirith

Dunharrow, Minas Tirith Trade Made

Thursday, July 29th, 2038
Dunharrow and Minas Tirith have agreed in principle to a trade. The Devils will send 33-year-old RF Granil Ironbane and 24-year-old minor league RHP Satu Toothdecay to the Titans for 34-year-old minor league 1B Rinak Shewmaker. The deal is expected to be finalized shortly and the clubs will be introducing their new players to the press when the paperwork is complete.

Minas Tirith will retain a portion of Shewmaker’s remaining contract.

Looking at his present stats, Ironbane has compiled a .244 batting average in 52 games with a .276 on-base percentage, while hitting 7 home runs and driving in 18 runs.

Hitting .188 to date, Shewmaker has 16 home runs and 49 RBIs. He has played in 72 games.

Red-Hot Simbelmyne SC Player of the Week

Monday, May 17th, 2038
Katie Simbelmyne stepped up to the plate in a big way last week and today she took home the Shire Conference Player of the Week honors.

The Minas Tirith left fielder ripped opposing pitchers for 12 hits in 25 at-bats and 3 home runs. She put together a sizzling .480 batting average as she knocked in 6 runs and scored 6 times.

This season Simbelmyne is swinging the bat at a .342 rate with 52 hits in 152 at-bats. To date she has hit 5 home runs, scored 32 runs and driven in 10.

Royals-Titans Deal: Holyday for Goodrich

Monday, March 8th, 2038
In a move that has left many fans wondering, the Rivendell Royals have traded 31-year-old RHP Annun Elrailbo and 25-year-old RHP Tariyel Holyday to the Minas Tirith Titans. In return, the Royals receive 34-year-old LHP Crystal Goodrich.

Holyday’s career stats include a 20-14 record, 314.2 innings, 219 strikeouts, and a 4.58 ERA.

Lifetime Goodrich has a 119-71 won-lost record with a 3.35 ERA.

Rivendell, Minas Tirith Agree to Deal

Monday, March 8th, 2038
Both sides appear content with the trade finalized today that will send 29-year-old C Radiden Tunneldelver and 29-year-old minor league 1B Telseen Celadriendil to the Minas Tirith Titans, while the Rivendell Royals will receive 36-year-old RF Gamahir Eléwen.

“This is a move that filled a few gaps in our roster,” said Lord Elladan, Royals general manager.

For his part, the Titans GM said the trade was made “in the best interest of our organization’s future.” BNN analysts reported that on paper the trade seemed to be a plus for both ball clubs.

Lifetime Tunneldelver is hitting .263 with 393 hits, 51 home runs, 184 runs scored and 181 RBIs.

Eléwen currently has a career .277 batting average with 1064 hits, good for 65 home runs, 484 RBIs and 474 runs.

Red-Hot Ironfist Cools Off Rivendell

Lomli Ironfist hurled a fine game for the Minas Tirith Titans at Elrod Stadium at Finrod Field today, holding the Rivendell Royals to 1 hit in a shutout win.

“When he started out, his command wasn’t that good, but he’s a tough guy,” Minas Tirith manager Hob Hilldweller said. “The more pitches he throws, the better his command is.”

The right-hander had 15 strikeouts and 2 walks in the 2-0 victory.

“An outstanding job,” Rivendell manager Marcos Easyheart said. “We couldn’t get anything going. Every time we got a hit, he got out of the jam. He pitched a terrific game.”

Thus far this season, Ironfist has tossed 208.2 innings in 32 starts, fanned 294 batters, walked 47 and put up a 3.11 ERA with 11 wins and 10 losses.

Week’s #1 Player: Minas Tirith’s Shewmaker

Monday, September 21st, 2037
Veteran Rinak Shewmaker had a great week at the plate for the Titans to capture the majority of votes for Player of the Week in the Shire Conference.

The 33-year-old Minas Tirith first baseman built a .435 average on the strength of 10 hits in 23 at-bats, 3 home runs and 8 RBIs.

This year Shewmaker is batting .258 with 125 hits, 44 home runs, 107 RBIs, 70 walks, .360 OBP and has scored 87 runs.

Even Breezes to Shutout Victory

Saturday, September 5th, 2037
In a seemingly effortless performance, Richard Even of the Minas Tirith Titans shot down the Rivendell Royals 6-0 on a 1-hit shutout.

“Richard was just locating so well and using his pitches,” Minas Tirith manager Hob Hilldweller said later. “He wasn’t leaving anything over the plate.”

Even recorded 11 strikeouts and 2 walks in a strong outing.

“When he needed to make pitches, he elevated his game,” Rivendell manager Todd Grigol said in his postgame comments to BNN. “We couldn’t get a key hit off him.”

In season stats Even shows a 14-8 record in 27 games, 195.2 innings, 167 strikeouts and a 3.27 ERA.

Rinak Shewmaker Winner in August

Tuesday, September 1st, 2037
Seasoned by several years of professional experience, 33-year-old Rinak Shewmaker put together a solid offensive month for Minas Tirith and was crowned August’s top batter in the Shire Conference.

He batted .356 with 12 home runs, 29 RBIs and 21 runs scored.

For the season Shewmaker has produced 105 hits in 418 at-bats for a .251 average with 40 home runs and gotten on base at a .358 clip.

Titans, Royals Agree to Swap

Friday, August 14th, 2037
The Minas Tirith Titans announced a deal with the Royals today, sending 30-year-old SS Gundabald Bunce to Rivendell for 25-year-old minor league RHP Lomli Bromburg and 23-year-old minor league RHP Iago Banks. It had been talked about for the past few weeks and everything came together late last night. All players are expected to be joining their respective clubs shortly.

For the season Bunce is hitting .348, batted in 26 runs with 8 home runs and 22 runs scored.

Bad News for Titans, Bunce Injured

Wednesday, June 10th, 2037
Team doctors diagnosed Gundabald Bunce with a fractured rib and told the Minas Tirith Titans second baseman that he will miss 5 weeks. Bunce was hurt running the bases in a game against the Dagorlad Disaster.

This year Bunce has hit at a .380 clip with 23 RBIs, 8 home runs and 21 runs scored.