Category: Rivendell

Star RF Maker Signs for 8 years

Monday, May 30th, 2039
Happy times in Rivendell as the Royals and star right fielder Ginyc Maker put the finishing touches on a $124,000,000 contract extension that will keep the 30-year-old in town 8 years longer.

The signing is great news for Rivendell because players of this caliber are hard to come by.

Thus far this year Maker has hit .353 with 7 home runs and 32 RBIs.

Veteran CL Fáldur Stays in Rivendell

Sunday, May 22nd, 2039
Team officials triumphantly announced that the Royals and superstar closer Gandealas Fáldur have closed a deal that keeps the 34-year-old in a Rivendell uniform for another 5 years.

Fáldur will earn $53,000,000 as part of the settlement.

To date Fáldur has 8 saves with a 3-1 season record and a 4.03 ERA. He also has made 20 relief appearances, thrown 22.1 innings and struck out 35.

Royals Ginyc Maker Wins SC Award

Monday, May 16th, 2039
Today the Shire Conference announced the Player of the Week Award. This week’s honoree is Rivendell’s talented right fielder Ginyc Maker. When he steps into the batter’s box, it’s usually a bad omen for pitchers.

For the week Maker batted .542 (13-for-24) with 3 home runs and 10 RBIs.

This season Maker is batting .354 with 6 home runs. He has scored 26 runs and driven in 23.

Royals Shushud Strikes out 15

Saturday, April 30th, 2039
It was a 15-K day for Caradas Shushud at Royals Stadium today, as the Rivendell pitcher put on a show to beat the Dead Marshes Uruk-hai 7-1. Shushud had his good stuff and good location and that was good enough to chalk up a Royals victory. He gave up 3 hits in the game and issued 2 walks in a strong performance.

On the season Shushud has compiled a 4-1 mark with a 3.44 ERA in 6 starts. In pitching 49.2 innings he has 53 strikeouts and 14 walks while limiting the opposition to a .255 batting average.

Nunduil Sticks it to SC Pitchers

Monday, April 18th, 2039
At the age of 26, Ullla Nunduil might have some potential he hasn’t realized yet — if his success at the plate last week is any indication. The Rivendell left fielder put up some exceptional numbers the past seven days with a .333 batting average. For his efforts Nunduil collected the Shire Conference Player of the Week Award.

He racked up 7 hits in 21 at-bats, 3 home runs and 10 RBIs last week in 5 games.

2038 Top Rookie is Rivendell’s Shushud

Friday, November 26th, 2038
He was just a rookie, but when Caradas Shushud got his chance in the Rivendell starting rotation, he quickly made his presence known and chalked up an enviable record.

He ended his debut season with a 17-10 mark and a 2.72 ERA in 34 starts, tossed 268.1 innings, fanned 288 and held opposing teams to a .217 average. For his efforts, Shushud got the Shire Conference Frodo Rookie Award this year.

Gildor *Inglorion of the Rivendell Royals finished second in voting, while Giacomino Argyll of the Rivendell Royals finished third.

Bywater Advances to Two Towers Series

Monday, October 18th, 2038
Gail Bilas wore out opposing pitchers en route to being named Fellowship Series MVP.

The star’s Bywater Bounders defeated the Rivendell Royals by a series score of 4-1 to advance to the Two Towers Series.

Bywater won the final game by a 9-8 count in front of a raucous crowd at Royals Stadium.

Bilas hit .545 with a .522 on-base percentage in the series, while also adding 0 home runs, driving in 3 RBI and scoring 4 runs.

“Just trying to do my job, that’s all there is too it,” said Bilas.

The Bywater Bounders don’t know who they will face in the next round. They will play the winner of the Carrock Bears – Bree Cheese series. Bree leads the series 3 game to 1. The Two Towers Series schedule will be announced after the Fellowship Series finishes.

Bounders Hammered by Cust, Drop Game 4 to Royals

Sunday, October 17, 2038
On the verge of being swept and facing a red-hot Bywater Bounders team, the Rivendell Royals had a tough assignment. Everton Cust delivered.

The Royals shortstop was unstoppable for the visitors, as he went 2 for 3 with a home run, a double, and a walk, while adding 2 RBI and scoring once in guiding his club to its first victory of the series, 5-4. Cust, 25, was named player of the game for his efforts. The win means Rivendell now trails 3-1 in the best-of-7 series.

The game turned with one out in the bottom of the seventh when Cust hit a run-scoring double. It propelled the Royals into the lead, 5-4.

“We found a way to get it done,” Cust said.

Game 5 is scheduled for tomorrow at Royals Stadium. Slated to start are Galdur Belamir for Bywater and Gildor *Inglorion for Rivendell.

Bounders Win to Extend Series Lead to 3-0

Saturday, October 16, 2038
The Bywater Bounders moved to within one game of the Two Towers Series today, downing the Rivendell Royals on the road at Royals Stadium by a score of 4-2. Bounders right-hander Gal Throatgobbler was named player of the game after a strong outing in which he threw 8 innings of 6-hit ball. The win gives the Bounders a 3-0 advantage in the best-of-7 Fellowship Series.

Bywater designated hitter Gail Bilas contributed to the cause with a triple in the top of the first. For the game, Bilas was 3 for 4 with a triple and 2 singles, while adding 2 RBI and scoring once.

“I really like what we did out there today,” Bilas said after the game.

The next game is scheduled for tomorrow at Royals Stadium. Slated to start are Meli Rocksnapper for the Bywater Bounders and Crystal Goodrich for the the Rivendell Royals.

Bounders Win to Extend Series Lead to 2-0

Thursday, October 14, 2038
With starter Tiran Hammerbearer leading the charge, the Bywater Bounders defeated the Rivendell Royals, 4-3, in Game 2 of the Fellowship Series today. The right-hander threw 8 innings of 7-hit ball at The Water Park to help Bywater take a 2-0 lead in the best-of-7 series.

Splinter Moonbeam aided the Bywater cause with a run-scoring sacrifice fly in the bottom of the fourth. For the game, the right fielder drew 1 walk.

Moonbeam called the triumph “a good team win.”

Game 3 is set to be played Saturday at Royals Stadium. Slated to start are Gal Throatgobbler for the Bywater Bounders and Fasur Earthhead for the the Rivendell Royals.