Category: Ravenhill

Forerunner *Baggins Picked MC’s Best Hitter

Friday, November 26th, 2038
It’s been a year of triumph for veteran Forerunner *Baggins of the Ravenhill Darkwings as he hit his way to the 2038 Mordor Conference Sam Gamgee Batter.

The 29-year-old veteran compiled a .346 average and .465 on-base percentage by putting together 202 hits, 9 doubles, 1 triple, 59 home runs and 129 walks. He also scored 138 times and drove in 130 runs.

Issth Foriand of the Misty Mountain Hops finished second in voting, while Baztrak the Vague of the Weathertop Witch Kings finished third.

Grey Havens Sweeps into the Fellowship Series

The Grey Havens Stars made it look easy and are heading to the Fellowship Series.

They have ousted the Ravenhill Darkwings in a sweep, the final win coming by a 9-0 score, clinching the 2-0 series win.

“Everything’s clicking for us right now,” said Raven Eloldor, who was named MVP for the series.

Eloldor hit .500 with a .500 on-base percentage. He added 2 home runs, drove in 6 RBI and scored 2 runs.

The Grey Havens Stars will play against the Weathertop Witch Kings in the next round. Weathertop had a bye in the Hobbit Series. The Fellowship Series schedule will be announced after the Hobbit Series finishes.

Hobbit Series Game 1 Victory for Pennypacker and Grey Havens

The Grey Havens Stars snatched Game 1 of the Hobbit Series from the visiting Ravenhill Darkwings by the final score of 4-0 at Grey Havens Field today. Grey Havens right-hander went 7 innings and was named player of the game in the win. The Darkwings now face a precarious 0-1 deficit in the short, best-of-3 series.

Pennypacker delivered a quality start for Grey Havens. The 6′ 0″ right-hander allowed no runs on 4 hits over 7 innings of work.

“Not too many highlights on our side,” said losing manager Dwalin Rockanvil.

The next game is scheduled for Friday, October 8th, 2038 at The Ballpark at Helms Deep. Slated to start are Cemal Agrela for the Grey Havens Stars and Eillf Rymer for the the Ravenhill Darkwings.

Ravenhill Captures Wild Card

Monday, October 4th, 2038
It wasn’t quick or easy for the Ravenhill Darkwings, but they have clinched a berth in the postseason.

While they couldn’t capture the Mordor Conference Goblin Division crown, the club has cinched up a wild card berth late in the season.

“You come close to not getting a chance in the postseason and it starts to worry you,” said first baseman Forerunner *Baggins. “This is a huge relief for our guys and we’re going to celebrate it.”

The team will be looking for its 3rd Tolkien Baseball championship.

*Baggins Captures MC Batter of Month Award

Friday, October 1st, 2038
Seasoned by several years of professional experience, 29-year-old Forerunner *Baggins put together a solid offensive month for Ravenhill and was crowned September’s top batter in the Mordor Conference.

He batted .350 with 9 home runs, 25 RBIs and 22 runs scored.

In 158 games this season *Baggins has batted at a .345 pace with 198 hits and 57 home runs.

*Baggins Takes MC’s Best Bat Award

Wednesday, September 1st, 2038
August was an outstanding month for Ravenhill first baseman Forerunner *Baggins and it was capped off today with the announcement that he was named the winner of the Mordor Conference Batter of the Month award.

*Baggins compiled a .322 batting average and .483 on-base percentage for the month. In 28 games he piled up 29 hits, 7 home runs, 15 RBIs and 22 runs scored.

This season *Baggins has banged out 163 hits in 474 at-bats for a .344 average with 48 home runs. He is getting on base at a .464 pace and his totals also include 100 RBIs and 113 runs scored.

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.