Category: Moria

Miners Won’t Get Playoff Berth

Friday, September 28th, 2035
Farmak *the Runner said it’s going to be “an awfully long offseason” for the Moria Miners after they missed the Tolkien Baseball playoffs. The club came close, but ultimately ran out of games to secure a postseason spot and were eliminated from contention today.

Before this season, the Miners last missed the playoffs in 2032. In the 32 years they have been a Tolkien Baseball franchise, they have missed the playoffs 23 times. In the last 10 years, they have missed the playoffs 4 times.

Gladrierà Collects Hit Number 2500

Sunday, September 23rd, 2035
Bucklebury beat Moria 9-3 yesterday at Khazad-dum Stadium, but it still was a good game for Miners first baseman Nose Gladrierà, who went 1-for-4 and reached the 2500-hit mark.

During his career Gladrierà has played in 2325 games, batted .304 with 458 home runs and 2500 base hits.

Darryl Monkey-shines Injured, Out for Season

Wednesday, September 5th, 2035
Darryl Monkey-shines will soon find out from his doctors if his season will continue. The first diagnosis was not too positive and indicated the Moria starting pitcher could miss the remainder of the year. Monkey-shines was injured while throwing a pitch in the Miners-Fairies clash at The Fairie Dome recently. Doctors said he has a herniated disc and would be out a minimum of 2 months.

Checking out his stats for the season, Monkey-shines has notched 13 wins and 5 losses in 26 starts, 3.01 ERA and struck out 106 batters in 161.2 innings.

Moss Sensational, 17 Ks

Friday, August 3rd, 2035
Moria got the best of the Old Forest Merry Fellows today at Khazad-dum Stadium. They won the game 9-6 behind the fine pitching of Porto Moss, who totaled 17 strikeouts in a sensational outing. Moss notched the victory by holding the Merry Fellows to 7 hits, while giving up 1 walk.

This year Moss has posted a 5-13 mark in 23 starts and has a 4.31 ERA.

Monkey-shines Is May’s Best SC Hurler

Friday, June 1st, 2035
Despite the number of years he’s been in the league, Darryl Monkey-shines still gets excited when he puts together a quality stretch like he had in May. The 34-year-old starter for Moria was named Shire Conference Pitcher of the Month earlier today.

He collected 5 wins and no losses with 40 strikeouts in his 6 starts, putting up a fine 1.08 ERA in 41.2 innings of work.

So far this year Monkey-shines has made 11 starts, tossed 73.2 innings, struck out 62 batters and walked 17. His record is 7-1 with a 1.59 ERA and he has limited opposing teams to a .208 batting average.