Category: Moria

GM Tandir Gets Pink Slip in Moria

Sunday, November 15th, 2037
It’s a bleak day for the Miners as general manager Freodriel Tandir got his walking papers from upper management. He tried in vain to hang onto his job, but realized last evening the die had already been cast, noted several prominent team officials on the condition of anonymity.

The same officials felt that Tandir took his firing “like a man” and would be hard to replace, though a search is currently under way.

Moria Miners Mathematically Out of Playoffs

Wednesday, September 9th, 2037
It’s back to the drawing board for the Moria Miners. The club’s efforts at building a championship contender fell short this year, as the team was officially eliminated from playoff contention today.

This is the club’s 3rd playoff miss in a row. They last appeared in the postseason in 2034. In the last 10 seasons, the Miners have missed the playoffs 5 times. In total, the Miners have missed the playoffs 25 times in their 34-year history.

Year Ends for Clarence Buckland in Moria

Saturday, August 15th, 2037
Clarence Buckland has to call it a season. The Moria Miners closer sustained a season-ending injury against the Minas Ithil Wyrms and will not play again this year according to club doctors. Buckland was injured while throwing a pitch. His doctors diagnosed it as a torn back muscle and stated that he would not be able to play for 4-5 months.

Buckland has 43 relief appearances this year with 24 saves. Buckland has also compiled a 3-5 won-lost mark with a 3.91 ERA. In 53 innings he has fanned 37.

*the Runner Belts Number 400

Thursday, May 7th, 2037
The Moria Miners defeated the Old Forest Merry Fellows 7-5 yesterday in a game that featured Farmak *the Runner’s 400th career home run.

In the clubhouse, the Miners catcher spoke about the milestone achievement. “To be honest, I don’t even remember my first home run,” he said. “But this one I don’t think I’ll forget. Who knows if I’ll hit another hundred, or fifty, or even ten?”

On his historic day, *the Runner banged out 2 hits in 4 at-bats and scored 1 run with 2 RBI.

In his career *the Runner has played in 1369 games with a .287 batting average. Among his 1485 hits are 185 doubles, 36 triples, and 400 home runs. He also has scored 903 runs, walked 591 times, has 82 stolen bases and driven in 1035 runs.

Minas Tirith Helpless Against Celadriendel

Friday, May 1st, 2037
Gandaugrin Celadriendel of the Moria Miners not only shut out Minas Tirith, 2-0, he made it look effortless. Celadriendel stopped them on 1 hit to help the Miners cruise past the Titans. His performance included 5 strikeouts and no walks.