Category: Misty Mountain

MC Honors Foriand, #1 Batter in August

Saturday, September 1st, 2035
Seasoned by several years of professional experience, 30-year-old Issth Foriand put together a solid offensive month for Misty Mountain and was crowned August’s top batter in the Mordor Conference.

He batted .372 with 9 home runs, 26 RBIs and 21 runs scored.

So far this season Foriand is hitting .308 with 27 home runs.

Foriand Wins MC Best Player Award

Monday, August 13th, 2035
His hard work and hustle paid off this week. The hard-working and hard-playing Issth Foriand was rewarded with the Mordor Conference Player of the Week honors.

The scrappy Misty Mountain Hops first baseman hit .367 while collecting 11 hits in 30 at-bats, 2 home runs and 7 RBIs.

This year Foriand has socked 131 hits in 439 at-bats for a .298 average with 22 home runs. He is getting on base at a .389 pace and his totals also include 66 RBIs and 73 runs scored.

MC Star of the Week Chosen

Monday, July 2nd, 2035
In the twilight of his career, 35-year-old Hahai Armpoker of Misty Mountain recaptured some of the old magic last week and came away with the Mordor Conference Player of the Week Award.

“I’ve been playing since I was a kid,” Armpoker told reporters, “but you’re never too old to feel the thrill of success.”

Armpoker outpaced the rest of the league’s hitters last week, reeling off 11 hits in 23 at-bats, 3 home runs, and 8 RBIs to stake his claim to the award.

On the year Armpoker is hitting .237 with 31 hits, 10 home runs, 29 RBIs, .284 OBP and has scored 18 runs.

Glimmerhand Joins HOF Legends

Saturday, June 30th, 2035
A huge crowd watched Arghren Glimmerhand become the newest member of the Tolkien Baseball Hall of Fame today.

“I’m a big believer in whatever you want, if you want something out of this game, you’ve got to put the work in it. You’ve got to work hard,” said the outstanding catcher, whose new plaque described him as “an artisan with a bat whose daily pursuit of excellence produced a .298 lifetime batting average, 2412 hits and 343 home runs.”

After the induction ceremony Glimmerhand was asked what was the most thrilling moment in his career. He responded quickly, “No doubt about it, your first hit in the big leagues. That’s tops. It means you’re on your way. When you get the first hit, then you can get the rest.”

GM Sáng Told to Go by Hops

Friday, May 25th, 2035
The tenure of Thurzava Sáng has abruptly come to an end. Though it was painful in many ways, Sáng and the Hops decided it was best to call it quits before things got even worse in Misty Mountain.