Category: Ravenhill

Fairies Trade Rymer to Darkwings for Eavesdropper

Saturday, July 31st, 2038
The Bucklebury Fairies announced a deal with the Darkwings today, sending 25-year-old RHP Eillf Rymer and 20-year-old minor league RHP Borun Braegen to Ravenhill for 20-year-old minor league 3B Bucca Brownlock and 22-year-old minor league SS Dudo Eavesdropper. It had been talked about for the past few weeks and everything came together late last night. All players are expected to be joining their respective clubs shortly.

In 12 starts this season Rymer has recorded a 3-6 record and a 4.42 ERA.

Minas Ithil Deals Mandicer to Ravenhill for Facestomper

Wednesday, July 28th, 2038
Minas Ithil and Ravenhill have swapped players. The Wyrms announced today that they have sent 25-year-old C Thuvdor Mandicer and 22-year-old minor league 3B Torben Arkin to the Darkwings in exchange for 25-year-old RF Naggek Facestomper.

In 56 games this season Mandicer is batting .237 with 44 hits and 5 home runs. He has scored 19 runs and driven in 18.

To date Facestomper has chalked up a .314 average with 13 home runs, driven in 34 runs and scored 25 times.

Dead Marshes, Ravenhill Deal Made

Tuesday, July 6th, 2038
A trade was announced today at a press conference in Dead Marshes. Not satisfied with their current roster, the Dead Marshes Uruk-hai general manager shook things up by acquiring 19-year-old minor league CF Thurgug Hammermaker from the Ravenhill Darkwings for 25-year-old RHP Zoello Rödinger.

“We’re a better team now,” Uruk-hai general manager Maughash Heartwalker said. “We’ve added several pieces to the puzzle.”

This season Rödinger has gone 3-9 with an ERA of 4.78, posting 87 strikeouts in 131.2 innings.

Star Fleet Academy-Ravenhill Swap: Denand for the Insane

Monday, July 5th, 2038
Earlier today, officials from the Star Fleet Academy Cadets and the Ravenhill Darkwings announced that they had finalized negotiations on a trade between the two teams. The deal will send 36-year-old LHP Isia Denand to Ravenhill in exchange for 20-year-old minor league 3B Grugugh the Insane.

This year Denand has chalked up a 3.26 ERA with no saves. In 17 relief appearances he has put up a 3-1 won-lost mark and struck out 14 batters in 19.1 innings.

Ravenhill Darkwings Ship Knotwise to Intergalactic

Sunday, July 4th, 2038
You can focus on the negatives after being traded to a new team — finding a new place to stay, leaving teammates and friends, having to start anew — but one player hopes to focus on the positives. “It means I’m wanted somewhere. At least one team sees potential in me.” Those were the comments heard after the Ravenhill Darkwings came to an agreement to deal 27-year-old 2B Otho Knotwise to the Intergalactic Hitchhikers for 26-year-old RHP Coka Myapoka and 24-year-old minor league RHP Okgag Halflingbasher earlier today. The deal is expected to be formally announced later this evening.

On the season, Knotwise is batting .263 with 6 home runs and 25 RBIs. He has played in 60 games.

Star Fleet Academy-Ravenhill Trade: Bane for Bramble

Friday, July 2nd, 2038
The Star Fleet Academy Cadets and Ravenhill Darkwings have put the finishing touches on a deal that was weeks in the making. Star Fleet Academy will part with 35-year-old RHP Jasper Bane, while the Darkwings have dealt 23-year-old minor league CF Sadoc Bramble.

“This one took a while to figure out,” said Star Fleet Academy general manager Kurt Rhinehart. “We must have gone back to the drawing board five or six times over the past few weeks. I’m glad we finally got the deal done. I think it is a good one for both clubs.”

This year Bane has 20 relief appearances with 1 save, 1-1 season record and a 4.26 ERA. He has hurled 25.1 innings, given up 33 hits, struck out 9 and walked 2. Opposing clubs have batted .314 against the Ravenhill reliever.

MC’s Premier Starter is Delmonte

Thursday, July 1st, 2038
Despite the number of years she’s been in the league, Isabelle Delmonte still gets excited when she puts together a quality stretch like she had in June. The 30-year-old starter for Ravenhill was named Mordor Conference Pitcher of the Month earlier today.

She collected 6 wins and no losses with 40 strikeouts in her 6 starts, putting up a fine 2.85 ERA in 47.1 innings of work.

To date this season Delmonte is 14-2 with 17 starts and an ERA of 2.71 with 114 strikeouts in 136 innings.

*Baggins Wins MC Batter of the Month

Thursday, July 1st, 2038
Forerunner *Baggins battered Mordor Conference pitchers all June and wound up taking home the Batter of the Month Award.

“I’ve been around Tolkien Baseball long enough to know you really have to work hard day in and day out to be able to put up this kind of consistency,” the 29-year-old *Baggins told reporters. “I put in a lot of work, even on the days I might not take the field, and it’s always nice when everything comes together for me like it did this last month.”

In 26 games, *Baggins hit .375 with 6 home runs, 16 RBIs and scored 25 runs.

*Baggins is currently batting .356 with 30 home runs and 70 RBIs.

Starslobberer Red-Hot, MC Player of the Week

Monday, June 7th, 2038
A battle-tested Erurbag Starslobberer declared war on opposing pitchers last week, attacking the ball like the well-schooled veteran he is. Today the 33-year-old Ravenhill left fielder collected the Mordor Conference Player of the Week Award.

He wrapped up the week with a .462 average, 12 hits in 26 at-bats, 2 home runs, 4 RBIs and 2 runs scored.

Starslobberer on the season is hitting .379 with 13 home runs. His stats include 36 RBIs and 32 runs scored.

Delmonte Is MC’s Best Pitcher in May

Tuesday, June 1st, 2038
No doubt about it!
Ravenhill starter Isabelle Delmonte earned her Mordor Conference Pitcher of the Month award.
She made that very clear as she mowed her way through league hitters in May.
During the month Delmonte chalked up a 5-0 record with a 1.85 ERA.

The Darkwings star made 6 starts and surrendered 46 hits in 48.2 innings. She struck out 37 and walked 3.

This season Delmonte has gone 8-2 with an ERA of 2.64, posting 74 strikeouts in 88.2 innings.