Category: Rivendell

Royals Clinch Playoff Spot With Victory

Monday, September 19th, 2039
Today, Rivendell have officially claimed a spot in this year’s postseason. The team punched their playoff ticket with a win yesterday. “I couldn’t be prouder of this team,” said skipper, Marcos Easyheart. “These guys worked their tails off all season long, so they’ve definitely earned this.” However, the Royals manager says he won’t let his team rest on their laurels. “We’ve still got a long way to go to reach our ultimate goal and that’s a championship trophy. So we’re gonna celebrate and just let this all sink in tonight, but it’s back to work tomorrow.”

Royals Shushud Gone for Year

Sunday, September 11th, 2039
The Rivendell Royals were dealt a blow today when starting pitcher Caradas Shushud left the game with an undisclosed injury. The team has now revealed that Shushud has suffered a torn ulnar collateral ligament and will most likely miss the rest of the season as a result of the injury.

This season Shushud has compiled a 15-4 mark with a 3.02 ERA.

Ginyc Maker Lost for Season

Sunday, August 28th, 2039
Ginyc Maker has to call it a season. The Rivendell Royals right fielder sustained a season-ending injury against the Minas Ithil Wyrms and will not play again this year according to club doctors. Maker was injured while making a defensive play. His doctors diagnosed it as torn ankle ligaments and stated that he would not be able to play for 4 months.

Maker is batting at a .332 pace this season, picking up 136 hits in 410 at-bats with 17 home runs, 76 RBIs and 74 runs scored.

Rivendell Left Fielder SC’s Best Batter in July

Monday, August 1st, 2039
Ullla Nunduil of the Rivendell Royals stood out at the plate during July. The 26-year-old left fielder manhandled Shire Conference pitchers by batting .355 and was selected the Batter of the Month.

Nunduil collected 38 hits with 15 home runs, 25 RBIs and scored 23 times.

To date this year Nunduil is batting .295 with 41 home runs.

Rivendell’s Argyll to Miss Season

Wednesday, July 20th, 2039
Giacomino Argyll of the Royals just might have to call it quits for the season. The 24-year-old Rivendell second baseman received a possible season-ending injury against the Dunharrow Devils recently at Royals Stadium. Argyll suffered a ruptured medial collateral ligament while running the bases. The Royals medical staff said he could be out quite some time, as much as 9 months.

This season Argyll is batting .311 with 33 RBIs, 53 runs scored and 1 home run.

Injury Sidelines Fasur Earthhead for Season

Tuesday, July 19th, 2039
When Fasur Earthhead was hurt against the Dead Marshes Uruk-hai, the Rivendell Royals were hopeful that the injury was not serious. However, it proved to be more severe than first thought. The 31-year-old starting pitcher suffered a fractured elbow throwing a pitch in yesterday’s game. Team doctors told BNN today that Earthhead would miss 5-6 months of the season.

In 19 starts this season Earthhead has recorded a 12-3 record and a 2.36 ERA.

Star SP Signs Pact with Royals

Monday, July 18th, 2039
A $160,000,000 package keeping Fasur Earthhead a member of the Royals has been accepted by the player and his agent. Earthhead will earn $20,000,000 annually over the next 8 years.

Over the season Earthhead has thrown 136 innings and dished out 140 strikeouts with a 12-3 mark and a 2.38 ERA.

Gollilnd Thrithien Wins SC Trophy

Monday, July 11th, 2039
A veteran of baseball wars, Gollilnd Thrithien knows how to stay with a stroke that’s working for him. The 35-year-old left fielder for the Royals batted .522 last week on his way to the Shire Conference Player of the Week award.

His noteworthy week also featured 12 hits in 23 at-bats, 2 home runs, 7 RBIs and 7 runs scored.

This season in 18 games Thrithien is batting .347 with 4 home runs, 11 RBIs and has scored 14 times.

Earthhead Garners SC #1 Pitcher Award

Friday, July 1st, 2039
Fasur Earthhead nailed down June’s Shire Conference Pitcher of the Month award today, adding pressure on Rivendell to get a deal done before the 31-year-old becomes a free agent.

Earthhead seems unfazed by the talk. “We get a deal done or we don’t,” he told reporters, “I’m not worrying about next year. Worrying about next year isn’t what wins awards, you know?”

He fashioned a 5-0 record, reeled off 41 strikeouts, worked 41 innings and held batters to a .199 average for the month as he posted a 1.76 ERA.

Checking out his stats for the year, Earthhead has racked up 10 wins and 3 losses in 16 starts, 2.45 ERA and struck out 122 batters in 121 innings.

Dogwood Tags Number 300

Saturday, June 25th, 2039
Did you catch a home run yesterday? One lucky fan has a prize possession after Pansy Dogwood crushed his 300 home run tonight.

Dogwood offered the lucky fan some souvenirs and a small cash prize in exchange for the ball. The fan who caught the ball has been identified, but has not yet commented on his intentions.

“That’s one you would kind of like to keep,” Dogwood said.

The Royals third baseman went 1 for 4 with 1 home run and 1 run batted in as the Rivendell Royals won 3-2 over the Bywater Bounders.

The Royals will be hosting a Pansy Dogwood commemorative poster promotion for an upcoming homestand.

His lifetime stats show Dogwood has batted .268 and collected 1826 hits, 300 home runs and 1034 RBIs.