Category: Numenor

Kings Mathematically Out of Playoffs

Sunday, September 2nd, 2035
Not even a late-season surge can save the Numenor Kings playoff hopes this season. The team was mathematically eliminated from postseason contention today.

The Kings have missed the playoffs 24 times in their 32 years as a Tolkien Baseball franchise. This playoff miss is the club’s 5th in a row, with their last postseason appearance coming in 2030. In the last 10 seasons, the Kings have missed the playoffs 9 times. Numenor last won the Return of the King Series in 2008.

Week’s Premier Performer Honored by MC

Monday, August 20th, 2035
It was a fantastic week for Numenor right fielder Rasin Denildriel and it was capped off today with the announcement that he was named the winner of the Mordor Conference Player of the Week Award.

Last week Denildriel hammered the ball at a torrid .478 pace, going 11-for-23 with 4 home runs, 10 RBIs and 6 runs scored.

In 109 games this season Denildriel is batting .336 with 51 hits and 10 home runs. He has scored 23 runs and driven in 27.

Trollkiller Put in Cooler, Hitless Against Lothlorien

Wednesday, July 25th, 2035
The Lothlorien Lumberjacks clamped down on Resil Trollkiller and put a stop to his hit streak at 26 straight games. He went without a hit, but it didn’t keep the Kings from winning the game. Numenor downed the Lumberjacks 6-4.

Presently Trollkiller is batting .286 with 116 hits and 4 home runs. He has knocked in 32 runs and scored 50 times.

MC Presents Player of the Week Trophy

Monday, July 23rd, 2035
The Mordor Conference made it official today: Carly Brockhouse is the Player of the Week.

He really stood out on the diamond this week with a .500 average to take home the award. The Numenor right fielder went 16-for-32, drove in 10 runs, scored 8 times and hit 3 home runs.

So far this season Brockhouse has gotten 96 hits in 343 at-bats for a .280 batting average with 16 home runs. His stats include 57 RBIs and 50 runs scored. He has played in 90 games.

Trollkiller Stretches Hit String to 25

Sunday, July 22nd, 2035
Resil Trollkiller of the Numenor Kings has now hit safely in 25 straight games. He socked 3 hits in today’s 11-6 triumph over Weathertop at Amon Sul Stadium.
Resil Trollkiller grounded out in the 1st, grounded out in the 4th, grounded out in the 5th, singled in the 7th, hit an RBI single in the 8th and singled in the 9th.

Looking at his present stats, Trollkiller has compiled a .288 batting average in 97 games with a .318 on-base percentage, while hitting 4 home runs and driving in 31 runs.