Category: Moria

SC Star of the Week Picked

Monday, April 15th, 2041
Sascha Musiceye demonstrated his potential to be a star in the game last week and today he took home the Shire Conference Player of the Week Award.

The Moria shortstop wreaked havoc on opposing pitchers last week, pounding them for a .450 average (9-for-20) with 4 home runs and 7 RBIs on his way to claiming the honor.

Gleran Rockcrusher Out 6 Weeks

Saturday, April 6th, 2041
Moria learned today that they will be without center fielder Gleran Rockcrusher for 6 weeks. Rockcrusher was injured throwing the ball and sustained a partially torn labrum. He was hurt in the game against the Bywater Bounders.

So far this year Rockcrusher has 1 home run and a .059 batting average.

Old Forest Trades Paddywhack for Moria’s Ogredragger

Monday, November 19th, 2040
The Merry Fellows and Miners confirmed this afternoon that a trade had been agreed upon. In the deal, Old Forest will get 25-year-old RHP Bolgag Ogredragger and 23-year-old RHP Devrim Brun, while Moria will receive 34-year-old RHP Garon Paddywhack, 19-year-old minor league RHP Tevrat the Squeaker and 22-year-old minor league LHP Seok-ki Rostotsky.

In his career Paddywhack has 181 wins and 123 losses and a 3.31 ERA.

Since coming into the league Ogredragger has piled up a 2.73 ERA with 94 saves. In 185 games, he has a 15-21 won-lost mark and has fanned 169 batters in 191.1 innings.

Old Forest Merry Fellows Ship Headstrong to Moria

Monday, November 19th, 2040
It is being reported in Moria that the Miners and the Old Forest Merry Fellows have agreed on a trade. According to anonymous sources 37-year-old RHP Galugol Eliolas and 24-year-old minor league C David Millstone will be dealt to the Merry Fellows in return for 31-year-old SS Justin Headstrong and 20-year-old minor league RHP Do-hyung Legera.

Looking at his career stats, Headstrong is batting .270 and has totaled 78 home runs.

So far in his career, the 37-year-old Eliolas has put up a 2.88 ERA with 270 wins and 129 losses.

Brockhouse Wallops #300

Sunday, August 26th, 2040
Moria’s 6-2 victory over Mirkwood was highlighted by Carly Brockhouse’s 300th career home run. His teammates congratulated him at home plate after he circled the bases.

“I didn’t see all of them out there,” Brockhouse said with a chuckle, “until I rounded third base.” He added sheepishly: “It was only a home run. It’s not like I won us a World Series!”

In 4 at-bats the Miners right fielder collected 1 hit in his historic game, scored 1 run, and had 2 RBI.

Brockhouse has a career .260 batting average and .341 on-base percentage. He has recorded 1857 hits with 411 doubles, 76 triples, 300 homers, 1059 RBIs and scored 1046 runs since coming into the league.

Moria Starter July’s Best Pitcher

Wednesday, August 1st, 2040
Galugol Eliolas took home the Shire Conference Pitcher of the Month honors in July. After all these years playing ball, the 36-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 5-1 for Moria last month and claiming the Pitcher of the Month award.

He tacked up a 1.72 ERA in his 6 starts, tossing 47 innings and striking out 34.

Eliolas has fashioned a 10-7 mark for the season, 3.03 ERA and thrown 148.1 innings in 22 starts. Opposing clubs are batting .241 against him.

Diagon Alley-Moria Trade: the Slob for Passas

Tuesday, July 31st, 2040
Signed … sealed … and delivered.

Diagon Alley has worked out terms of a deal to send 32-year-old RHP Ecthel the Slob to Moria for 25-year-old RF Fuat Passas. Both teams expect to introduce their new players at press conferences later in the week.

This year in 20 starts, the Slob has recorded 6 wins and absorbed 8 losses. He has pitched 119.1 innings, allowed 108 hits, struck out 135 and has a 4.45 ERA.

*the Runner Collects Player of the Week Award

Monday, July 23rd, 2040
Veteran Farmak *the Runner had a great week at the plate for the Miners to capture the majority of votes for Player of the Week in the Shire Conference.

The 36-year-old Moria catcher built a .545 average on the strength of 12 hits in 22 at-bats, 2 home runs and 6 RBIs.

So far this season *the Runner is hitting .302 with 18 home runs, 57 RBIs and 51 runs scored. He has 90 hits in 298 at-bats and a .374 OBP.

League Gives *Puttifoot and Zorola 4-Game Suspensions

Saturday, July 14th, 2040
One player challenged the other with some angry words at the Bounders-Miners game at The Water Park yesterday. There was some pushing and shoving — then the dugouts emptied. There was a lot of scuffling, but no punches thrown. When order was finally restored and the dust settled, the umpires ejected Bywater’s Ferdinand *Puttifoot and Moria’s Chan-koo Zorola.

Now both antagonists will get some time off, courtesy of the league commissioner. They were suspended 4 games for inappropriate and aggressive behavior.

So far this season *Puttifoot is hitting .338 with 26 home runs, 65 RBIs and 66 runs scored. He has 107 hits in 317 at-bats and a .463 OBP.

During this season Zorola has delivered 0 saves. In 17 relief appearances, he has 25 strikeouts in 39 innings with a 3.69 ERA and 1 win and no losses.

#500 for *the Runner

Thursday, May 31st, 2040
Bree defeated Moria today 10-7 and took some of the joy out of Farmak *the Runner’s 500th career home run.

“I just wanted to get a good swing on the ball all day,” *the Runner said. “And I did.”

Despite the loss, it was a good game for the 36-year-old Miners catcher. He had 2 hits, scored 2 runs and had 2 RBI.

The Cheese manager said, “You could see he was aggressive up there. The worst thing we did was throw him a strike. It probably would have been better if we threw the ball outside of the strike zone every time he came to the plate because he seemed like he was in a hurry to get it over with.”

In his career stats *the Runner has compiled a .281 batting average and collected 1886 hits, 500 home runs and 1287 RBIs.