Category: Rivendell

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.

Fellowship Series Game 1 Victory for Goblinmaster and Bywater

Wednesday, October 13, 2038
The Bywater Bounders powered past the visiting Rivendell Royals, 3-2, in the opener of the Fellowship Series at The Water Park today. Bywater starting pitcher Eruushnak Goblinmaster threw 7 innings of 4-hit ball, to lead the charge. The Bounders now lead the series 1-0.

Goblinmaster allowed 2 runs over 7 innings. He also racked up 12 strikeouts.

“Eruushnak’s tempo and rhythm were good,” said Bounders manager Girith of Rhun. “He was the key to us winning.”

Game 2 is scheduled for tomorrow at The Water Park. The scheduled starters for the game are Caradas Shushud for Rivendell and Tiran Hammerbearer for Bywater.

Rivendell Royals Clinch First in Shire Conference Elf Division

Thursday, September 30th, 2038
Rivendell Royals fans are walking a little prouder today after their team officially clinched the Shire Conference Elf Division.

“There’s no reason to believe we can’t win it all,” reliever Keran Toemasher said bluntly. “Whether or not we’re favorites, we can definitely do what it takes to bring the Return of the King Series home to Rivendell.”

The division crown is the 5th for the Royals. The club will be looking for its 1st Return of the King Series victory.

Team manager Marcos Easyheart said “preparation and focus” will be key to bring home the championship.

SC Announces Player of the Week

Monday, September 20th, 2038
Veteran Pansy Dogwood had a great week at the plate for the Royals to capture the majority of votes for Player of the Week in the Shire Conference.

The 34-year-old Rivendell third baseman built a .429 average on the strength of 12 hits in 28 at-bats, 5 home runs and 11 RBIs.

This season Dogwood is batting .280 with 34 home runs. His totals include 85 RBIs and 81 runs scored.

300 Career Saves for Royals Gandealas Fáldur

Friday, September 17th, 2038
Success in close games can separate the good teams from the great teams, and a great bullpen specialist is a big part of that success.

Gandealas Fáldur of the Rivendell Royals today solidified his position as one of the great relievers in the game by recording the 300th save of his career against the Moria Miners.

Fáldur reached the milestone in closing out the 6-3 Royals win at Royals Stadium. The 33-year-old hurler worked 1 innings and gave up no runs and 1 hit in his historic save.

Over his career Fáldur has a record of 41-47 with a 2.74 ERA. He has appeared in 533 games, thrown 564.1 innings, and struck out 805 while saving 300 games.

*Inglorion Takes SC Top Starter Trophy

Wednesday, September 1st, 2038
Over the past month Gildor *Inglorion has turned quite a few heads. He’s young, talented and able to pitch with the established arms in the Shire Conference. He proved all that and now he’s been named August’s Pitcher of the Month.

The rookie for the Rivendell Royals posted 5-0 mark and a 1.62 ERA. In 6 starts he tossed 50 innings, permitted 44 hits and fanned 43 batters.

This year *Inglorion has recorded a 16-9 mark. In 28 starts he has fanned 134 batters in 220 innings with a 2.86 ERA.