Category: Minas Tirith

$7,100,000 Lands LF Cloudeye for Titans

Friday, February 22nd, 2041
Minas Tirith Titans fans welcomed Lor Cloudeye into the fold, as the veteran announced he’d reached an agreement with Minas Tirith brass.

Some were critical of the move, insisting that you shouldn’t invest $7,100,000 in a 39-year-old man, no matter how good he might be on the field. The team believes he will deepen their roster and ultimately win a championship.

In his career Cloudeye has compiled a .279 batting average and collected 1730 hits, 204 home runs and 822 RBIs.

Discworld City Watch Ship Celeoborn to Minas Tirith

Friday, February 15th, 2041
It came down to the last hour of a self-imposed trade deadline, but the Discworld City Watch and Minas Tirith Titans finally came to an agreement on a trade that had been rumored for weeks. The trade sends Discworld’s 27-year-old SS Tavja Celeoborn and 19-year-old minor league SS Kulapati Ocascio to Minas Tirith in a swap for 26-year-old RHP Iago Banks. Both GMs seemed relieved that the deal had been completed with one stating, “We had to set a deadline to get it done.” The players are expected to report to their new teams by tomorrow.

$15,000,000 Lands SP Moonbane for Titans

Thursday, December 20th, 2040
Minas Tirith’s signing of Roignar Moonbane was met with mixed reactions today as the 29-year-old starting pitcher was introduced to the media. Some experts consider him overpaid at $5,000,000 a year for 3 years, while others insist that Moonbane is a perfect fit for the Titans.

In his career Moonbane has a 59-64 won-lost record with a 3.98 ERA.

Minas Tirith Inks Star 1B to $81,600,000 Deal:

Thursday, December 20th, 2040
In what local scribes are hailing as a huge move for the team’s future, the Titans inked a $81,600,000 deal with first baseman Issth Elreogol.

Team officials expect Elreogol to fill an immediate void on the roster and felt the deal would solidify them as a playoff contender.

Lifetime Elreogol has compiled a .296 batting average and collected 1300 hits, 235 home runs and 832 RBIs.

Veteran Gàndir Agrees to 1-Year Deal

Wednesday, December 19th, 2040
Sportswriters, fans and team officials watched today as 35-year-old reliever Thaimli Gàndir committed to a $2,240,000, 1-year deal with the Minas Tirith organization.

Some openly worry that despite his talent, Gàndir is too old to get it done anymore and that his value to the club will sharply diminish before the 1-year agreement has run its course.

Since breaking into the league, Gàndir has compiled a 36-34 mark, has pitched in 509 games and has been credited with 128 saves and a 3.49 ERA.

Minas Tirith Titans Mathematically Out of Playoffs

Friday, September 7th, 2040
The Minas Tirith Titans can give up their playoff chase and focus on simply winning some games, because today it became official that they have been mathematically eliminated from postseason contention.

Minas Tirith last appeared in the postseason in 2036. This is their 4th consecutive year missing the playoffs, and in total they have not advanced past the regular season 27 times in their 37-year history. In the last 10 seasons, the Titans have missed the playoffs 5 times.

Minas Tirith Titans Ship Cavernshaker to Star Fleet Academy

Sunday, July 22nd, 2040
You can focus on the negatives after being traded to a new team — finding a new place to stay, leaving teammates and friends, having to start anew — but one player hopes to focus on the positives. “It means I’m wanted somewhere. At least one team sees potential in me.” Those were the comments heard after the Minas Tirith Titans came to an agreement to deal 31-year-old RHP Bogak Cavernshaker and 23-year-old minor league C Sammy Hsu to the Star Fleet Academy Cadets for 29-year-old 1B Zabgug Hammermaker earlier today. The deal is expected to be formally announced later this evening.

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

To date this season, Cavernshaker has fashioned a 1.47 ERA and rung up 17 saves for his club. He has 38 strikeouts and 13 walks. Opponents have hit for a combined .221 average against him and Cavernshaker has a 2-1 won-lost mark.

Minas Tirith Titans Ship Gnomekicker to Chiba City

Friday, July 20th, 2040
The rumor has been out there for a while now and today it was made official. The Minas Tirith Titans have sent 30-year-old 1B Grul Gnomekicker, 20-year-old minor league RHP Oshnakh Sheeplover and 17-year-old minor league 1B Ulra Yan to the Chiba City Neuromancers for 34-year-old 2B Gemina Brainslammer.

So far on the season Gnomekicker is hitting .247 with 14 home runs, 37 RBIs and 42 runs scored. He has 86 hits and played in 92 games.

In 1106 career games Brainslammer is hitting at a .247 pace with 899 hits with 144 doubles, 19 triples and 23 homers while scoring 418 runs and racking up 265 RBIs. She logged 366 walks and owns a .321 on-base percentage.

Minas Tirith Titans Ship Saballos to Lothlorien

Friday, July 13th, 2040
The Minas Tirith Titans and Lothlorien Lumberjacks have put the finishing touches on a deal that was weeks in the making. Minas Tirith will part with 28-year-old RHP Gazment Saballos, while the Lumberjacks have dealt 23-year-old minor league C Sammy Hsu and 24-year-old minor league SS Alinar Isyrith.

“This one took a while to figure out,” said Minas Tirith general manager Erorag Bugstomper. “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.”

This season Saballos has been credited with 2 saves. In 21 relief appearances and 32.1 innings he has a 1-6 won-lost mark, 4.73 ERA and 33 strikeouts

Bree Trades Rangosch for Minas Tirith’s Simbelmyne

Saturday, July 7th, 2040
The Cheese and Titans announced a deal that was completed today. Bree sent 29-year-old C Amalgarbha Rangosch to Minas Tirith for 29-year-old LF Katie Simbelmyne and 20-year-old minor league RHP Fatima Titsworth. Both teams appear happy with the outcome of the trade. The general managers told the Baseball News Network they felt the swap was beneficial for all parties involved.

Thus far in 2040 Rangosch is hitting .258 with 2 home runs, 14 RBIs, 22 runs scored and has compiled a .325 OBP.

Simbelmyne is hitting .281 this year with 7 home runs, 29 RBIs and 52 runs scored. She has 93 hits in 331 at-bats, 37 walks and a .352 on-base percentage. Simbelmyne has played in 84 games.