Category: Ravenhill

Ravenhill’s Earthmaster Injured, Out of Lineup

Friday, May 2nd, 2036
A blow for Lomli Earthmaster today — team doctors confirmed he will miss 4-5 months with radial nerve compression. Earthmaster suffered the injury throwing a pitch. Although officials from the Ravenhill Darkwings are confident he’ll make a full recovery, doubts will persist about Earthmaster’s ability to return fully fit with an injury of this nature.

For the year Earthmaster has 6 saves. In 11 relief appearances he has hurled 12 innings, fanned 20 and issued 3 walks with a 2-0 record. The Ravenhill reliever has recorded a 0.75 ERA and allowed the opposition to hit .234 when he is on the hill.

*Baggins Earns April’s Top Batter Prize in MC

Thursday, May 1st, 2036
Forerunner *Baggins battered Mordor Conference pitchers all April 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 27-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 22 games, *Baggins hit .398 with 6 home runs, 13 RBIs and scored 20 runs.

Fasur Earthhead Sidelined for 6 Weeks

Tuesday, April 15th, 2036
Fasur Earthhead of the Ravenhill Darkwings could be headed for the disabled list after suffering a strained hamstring in a game against the Minas Morgul Slayers. He is expected to miss at least 6 weeks. The Ravenhill starting pitcher was injured throwing a pitch.

MC Most Valuable Player is *Baggins

Sunday, November 25th, 2035
The winner of the 2035 Mordor Conference Aragorn MVP Award is Forerunner *Baggins.

The Ravenhill Darkwings first baseman hit .363 with 51 home runs and 137 RBI. This is his 2nd MVP, having won one in 2032, and he took home his 3rd Sam Gamgee Batter Award earlier. *Baggins also won a Legolas Fielder Award for his defensive work at 1B.

At .475, Forerunner *Baggins is now the player with the best career On-Base Percentage, and his 1.062 On-Base plus Slugging (OPS) is also at the top of the career leader board.

Estella Pennypacker of the Grey Havens Stars and Tarechorion *Gomdrol of the Mountain Hops tied for 2nd in the voting.

Premier Player Named by Mordor Conference

Thursday, November 22nd, 2035
Forerunner *Baggins of the Ravenhill Darkwings proved that you can step out of the shadows and onto the stage if you’ve got the talent and the drive to hone your skills. Hard work, long hours and a tireless resolve paid off for him today in the form of the Mordor Conference Sam Gamgee Batter.

*Baggins hit for a .363 average while collecting 207 hits, 13 doubles, 2 triples, 51 home runs, 137 RBIs and scoring 146 times.

Norman *Xanatos of the Dol Guldur Dragons finished second in voting, while Tarechorion *Gomdrol of the Misty Mountain Hops finished third.