Category: Moria

Cotton on a Hot Streak, SC Player of the Week

Monday, August 25th, 2036
24-year-old Daisy Cotton sent shock waves through Tolkien Baseball last week with an eye-popping performance that brought her the Shire Conference Player of the Week Award.

A newcomer to the league, Cotton made the establishment sit up and take notice, punishing opposing pitchers with a .500 average, 13 hits in 26 at-bats, 1 home run and 6 RBI.

Where the Moria Miners left fielder goes from here, only the baseball gods know for sure, but Cotton certainly made her mark last week.

This year Cotton is batting .269 with 66 hits and 6 home runs. She has scored 30 times and has batted in 26 runs.

Moria Miners Ship Boroden to Gallifrey

Monday, July 14th, 2036
The Moria Miners have finalized a deal that will send 34-year-old RHP Smilman Boroden to Gallifrey for 31-year-old 2B Pumsh Derrohammer and 23-year-old minor league RHP Yoshimi Lightloafer. Minor details still need to be worked out before the trade becomes official, but the players involved are expected to be with their new clubs soon.

Gallifrey will retain a portion of Derrohammer’s remaining contract.

Boroden has made 17 starts this season, posting 7 wins and 4 losses. Opposing clubs are batting .262 against him and he has 97 strikeouts in 108.1 innings with a 3.90 ERA.

Moria Catcher Nets SC Award

Monday, June 23rd, 2036
The Shire Conference has named its Top Player of the Week. The honor went to Farmak *the Runner, catcher of the Moria Miners.

In an extraordinary hitting display, he belted out hits at a .636 pace to win the award. *the Runner went 14-for-22 for the week, totaled 4 home runs, 9 RBIs and scored 5 times.

Batting .301 to date, *the Runner has 20 home runs and 48 RBIs.

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.