Category: Moria

Galugol Eliolas Reaches 250 Wins

Thursday, September 1st, 2039
Moria ace Galugol Eliolas solidified his place in league history with his 250th career victory today at The Eyrie. Eliolas and the Miners bested Erebor 4-1. He checked the Eagles on 6 hits in 8 innings and finished the day with 5 strikeouts and 2 walks.

“I’ve worked hard for this day,” Eliolas said. “Sometimes I didn’t think it would happen. Most of the time it seemed so far off. Now it’s here. It’s like a dream!”

His career stats show that Eliolas has racked up 250 victories and 115 defeats and has recorded an ERA of 2.88. He also has fanned 3522 batters in 3480 innings and allowed 2849 hits.

Lightloafer #1 SC Pitcher in August

Thursday, September 1st, 2039
Yoshimi Lightloafer took a much-deserved turn in the spotlight earlier today as he accepted the Shire Conference Pitcher of the Month award for August.

The 26-year-old Miners starter is a relative newcomer to the league, but nonetheless racked up an impressive 5-1 won-lost record in 6 starts. This month he fanned 35 batters in 47.1 innings and compiled a 1.71 ERA.

Thus far this season, Lightloafer has tossed 203.2 innings in 26 starts, fanned 150 batters, walked 67 and put up a 2.47 ERA with 13 wins and 9 losses.

Moria Loses Chiselmasher for Year

Sunday, August 7th, 2039
Doctors in Moria said Voilin Chiselmasher might not play anymore this year. The Miners closer suffered a torn back muscle during a game against the Bree Cheese and will be out for at least 4 months. Club officials told BNN they do not expect him to return to the team this season.

To date this season Chiselmasher has 14 saves with a 4-1 mark and 2.43 ERA.

Bancila Fires Shutout in Miners Victory

Wednesday, July 20th, 2039
Ekabhakta Bancila of the Moria Miners really strutted his stuff on the mound today with a 6-0 victory. He was almost untouchable, bewildering the Dol Guldur Dragons with a 1-hit shutout in which he struck out 12 and gave up 2 walks.

Moria Miners Win Again, Make it 10 Straight

Wednesday, July 20th, 2039
The Moria Miners have simply been on fire lately, racking up an impressive 10 wins in a row. Few fans across Tolkien Baseball will have their team come close to winning so many games in a row this year and Moria manager Florar Arwima urged fans not to take it for granted.

“These guys are playing their butts off,” said Arwima. “I don’t know how long it will last but I hope our fans are enjoying it because we sure are.”

Moria’s Green to Miss Season

Monday, July 18th, 2039
Moria starting pitcher Holfast Green could miss the remainder of the season because of radial nerve compression. He exited yesterday’s Dagorlad game after injuring himself while throwing a pitch. The original diagnosis said Green would be out 4 months. Later on his doctors said he could be out even longer. “He’s done,” his manager commented at the BNN press conference. “It’s a season-ending injury, but it could have been worse. It’s not the worst-case scenario, so we’re happy about that.”

So far this year Green has made 19 starts, tossed 146 innings, struck out 121 batters and walked 54. His record is 9-5 with a 2.53 ERA and he has limited opposing teams to a .216 batting average.

Cotton Wins SC Honor

Monday, May 30th, 2039
Daisy Cotton more than did her part for the Moria Miners over the last seven days and earned Shire Conference Player of the Week honors in the process.

The club’s left fielder logged an impressive .364 average, drove in 6 runs, hit 3 home runs and scored 4 times.

This season Cotton is hitting at a .333 pace with 9 home runs, 37 RBIs and has scored 27 times.

Rockcrusher Selected SC Player of the Week

Monday, May 23rd, 2039
Gleran Rockcrusher has been in a real groove lately. The 27-year-old Moria Miners center fielder nabbed Shire Conference Player of the Week honors today after beating up on opposing pitchers all last week.

Rockcrusher’s hot streak featured 10 hits in 26 at-bats, 5 home runs, 13 RBIs, 7 runs scored and a .385 average.

In 2039 Rockcrusher has hit at a .259 clip with 45 hits, 10 home runs, 31 RBIs and has scored 28 times.

Miners Starter Wins SC Pitching Award

Sunday, May 1st, 2039
Galugol Eliolas took home the Shire Conference Pitcher of the Month honors in April. After all these years playing ball, the 35-year-old veteran still enjoys the game as though he’d just broken camp for the first time a month ago. He’s a bit older now with a few more aches and pains, but the old man has reason to celebrate, having gone 5-0 for Moria last month and claiming the Pitcher of the Month award.

He tacked up a 2.96 ERA in his 6 starts, tossing 45.2 innings and striking out 42.

Veteran Eliolas, Moria Complete Deal

Thursday, January 13th, 2039
Moria has come to an agreement with hard working starting pitcher Galugol Eliolas which will keep the 35-year-old in town for 3 years and pay out $57,800,000.

Moria fans, although somewhat skeptical of his age, figure to be pleased when they see Eliolas at the park early every day for practice.

So far in his career Eliolas has 234 wins and 105 losses and a 2.89 ERA.