Category: Ravenhill

*Baggins Wins Fourth MVP Trophy

Thursday, December 3rd, 2037
For the fourth time in his career, Ravenhill first baseman, Forerunner *Baggins, has won the MC Aragorn MVP award.

*Baggins, who hit .355 with 48 HR and 106 RBI and won the MC Sam Gamgee Batter award earlier, capped off a season that saw him leading in runs scored (153), homeruns (48), walks (152), on base pct (.491), and slugging pct (.641). He helpd the Darkwings to their 7th straight Goblin Division pennant and the team’s 9th 100-win season.

Finishing 2nd in the balloting was Marin Goldtearer of the Weathertop Witch Kings, who hit .348 with 40 HR and 103 RBI. Dead Marshes starter, Bulbo Moss (17-10, 2.60 ERA), finished 3rd.

Mordor Conference Names Top Player

Sunday, November 29th, 2037
What a way to finish off the year — being honored with the 2037 Sam Gamgee Batter in the Mordor Conference. It had already been a very special season for Ravenhill’s Forerunner *Baggins, but today’s announcement really put the icing on his cake.

All season long Forerunner *Baggins gave opposing pitchers fits by hitting .355 as he collected 210 hits, 19 doubles, 3 triples, 48 home runs and 106 RBIs.

He received 24 first place votes, as a unanimous winner. Ragnar *Stonecutter III of the Isengard Raiders finished second in voting, while Marin Goldtearer of the Weathertop Witch Kings finished third.

Player – Team – First Place – Total Points
Forerunner *Baggins – Ravenhill Darkwings – 24 – 341
Ragnar *Stonecutter III – Isengard Raiders – 0 – 219
Marin Goldtearer – Weathertop Witch Kings – 0 – 195
Norman *Xanatos – Dol Guldur Dragons – 0 – 171
Issth Foriand – Misty Mountain Hops – 0 – 134
Erurbag Starslobberer – Ravenhill Darkwings – 0 – 96
Thraryn *Samarkand – Dead Marshes Uruk-hai – 0 – 85
Bofur Ogrestomper – Misty Mountain Hops – 0 – 64
Wayne Hawks – Misty Mountain Hops – 0 – 52
Gakak Drowbelly – Ravenhill Darkwings – 0 – 39
Dorsey Whist – Weathertop Witch Kings – 0 – 25
Billy Hill – Minas Morgul Slayers – 0 – 12
Bognar Cavernbreaker – Isengard Raiders – 0 – 10
Pimor Saine – Lothlorien Lumberjacks – 0 – 6
Aragorn Reinhart – Minas Morgul Slayers – 0 – 2

Gandalf Pitcher Award Goes to Delmonte

Saturday, November 28th, 2037
Isabelle Delmonte of the Ravenhill Darkwings was in command and couldn’t do much wrong when she was on the mound this season. Her outstanding 17-5 won-lost mark and 1.96 ERA were big factors in her winning the 2037 Mordor Conference Gandalf Pitcher Award.

In 206.2 innings of work and 27 starts, Delmonte struck out 198 while giving up 152 hits and 29 walks. She held opposing batters to a .204 average.

She received 11 first place votes out of a possible 24. Halleron Halflings of the Dol Guldur Dragons finished second in voting with 6 first place votes, while Bulbo Moss of the Dead Marshes Uruk-hai finished third with 6 first place votes.

Player – Team – First Place – Total Points
Isabelle Delmonte – Ravenhill Darkwings – 11 – 128
Halleron Halflings – Dol Guldur Dragons – 6 – 109
Bulbo Moss – Dead Marshes Uruk-hai – 6 – 93
Gwaebrylla Norcross – Minas Morgul Slayers – 0 – 44
Ellie Dwarfpunisher – Dol Guldur Dragons – 0 – 20
Ysabrylla Gandilhir – Dead Marshes Uruk-hai – 1 – 12
Hashi Contreras – Dol Guldur Dragons – 0 – 9
Estella Pennypacker – Grey Havens Stars – 0 – 7
Thubis Gadrienduil – Misty Mountain Hops – 0 – 7
Eimer Eladriewen – Isengard Raiders – 0 – 2
Galugol Eliolas – Weathertop Witch Kings – 0 – 2

Ravenhill Right Fielder Hurt

Tuesday, September 29th, 2037
“It was a freak thing,” said a dejected Erurbag Starslobberer after injuring himself in a game against Numenor. The Ravenhill manager told reporters that he’s expected to miss up to 3-4 weeks with a pinched nerve. The Darkwings are expected to announce a roster move in the next day or two.

For the season Starslobberer is currently batting .378 with 22 home runs and 78 RBIs. In 124 games he has reached base at a .454 rate and scored 75 runs to date.

Fasur Earthhead Sidelined for 3 Weeks

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2037
Fasur Earthhead and the Ravenhill Darkwings got a bad break in today’s game against the Devils as the team confirmed he will miss 3 weeks with a herniated disc. The Darkwings starting pitcher suffered the injury throwing a pitch. The team doctor is confident he’ll make a full recovery.

So far this year Earthhead has made 10 starts, tossed 65.1 innings, struck out 64 batters and walked 10. His record is 8-0 with a 2.20 ERA and he has limited opposing teams to a .217 batting average.