Category: Numenor

Oathkiller Collects Player of the Week Award

Monday, June 15th, 2037
Today the Mordor Conference announced its Player of the Week Award winner — Numenor Kings second baseman Volin Oathkiller, who batted .458 (11-for-24) with 2 home runs, 6 RBIs and 6 runs scored.

So far this year in 62 games Oathkiller is hitting .273 with 3 home runs, 19 RBIs and 31 runs scored.

Oathkiller Big Deal in Numenor: Hits for Cycle

Thursday, June 11th, 2037
Volin Oathkiller roughed up Bucklebury Fairies pitching in a big way at Capital One Stadium today, leading the Numenor to a 8-3 win.

With his parents and family watching from the stands, the 27-year-old second baseman put on a magnificent show, hitting for the cycle — collecting a single, double, triple and home run in the same game.

“It was a good day for that to happen,” a beaming Oathkiller said after the game. “I really got some good looks and delivered. Sometimes you’re just on.”

He finished his historic day with 4 hits in 5 at-bats, 4 runs batted in and 2 runs scored.

Volin Oathkiller grounded out in the 1st, hit a two-run double in the 2nd, singled in the 4th, tripled in the 6th and hit a two-run home run off Anilkumar Fassbinder in the 8th.

Batting .270 to date, Oathkiller has 3 home runs and 19 RBIs.

$4,000,000 Lands C Hardbottle for Kings

Saturday, April 4th, 2037
Kings officials hailed the signing of Carl Hardbottle as “an integral piece to our championship puzzle,” though fans were somewhat more reserved about the signing.

Hardbottle will pocket $4,000,000 over 2 years.

Hardbottle has a lifetime .237 average with 828 hits, 114 doubles, 12 triples, 110 home runs and 464 RBIs to date.

Anviltooth Selected MC Player of the Week

Monday, August 11th, 2036
27-year-old Midash Anviltooth sent shock waves through Tolkien Baseball last week with an eye-popping performance that brought him the Mordor Conference Player of the Week Award.

A newcomer to the league, Anviltooth made the establishment sit up and take notice, punishing opposing pitchers with a .522 average, 12 hits in 23 at-bats, 3 home runs and 9 runs batted in.

Where the Numenor Kings first baseman goes from here, only the baseball gods know for sure, but Anviltooth certainly made his mark last week.

A look at his season totals shows Anviltooth with 15 home runs, .275 BA, .314 OBP, 48 RBIs and 61 runs scored.

Kings Lose Gorimli for Season

Saturday, August 2nd, 2036
The Numenor Kings were dealt a blow today when closer Kinar Gorimli left the game with an undisclosed injury. The team has now revealed that Gorimli has suffered a torn flexor tendon in his elbow and will most likely miss the rest of the season as a result of the injury.

So far this year, Gorimli has chalked up 18 saves. In 43 relief appearances, he has 37 strikeouts in 48.2 innings with a 3.70 ERA. His season won-lost mark is 4-2.