Sylvan Anexoria Suffers Injury

Tuesday, May 4th, 2038
A blow for Wilda Anexoria today — team doctors confirmed she will miss 4-5 months with a fractured ankle. Anexoria suffered the injury colliding with a player at a base. Although officials from the Mirkwood Sylvan are confident she’ll make a full recovery, doubts will persist about Anexoria’s ability to return fully fit with an injury of this nature.

Thus far this season in 27 games Anexoria is batting .250 with 5 home runs, 16 RBIs and 16 runs scored. She has 26 hits in 104 at-bats.

Isengard Loses Rukak the Seer, Will Miss Season

Tuesday, May 4th, 2038
Rukak the Seer will soon find out from his doctors if his season will continue. The first diagnosis was not too positive and indicated the Isengard left fielder could miss the remainder of the year. the Seer was injured while running the bases in the Raiders-Miners clash at Khazad-dum Stadium recently. Doctors said he has a torn posterior cruciate ligament and would be out a minimum of 7 months.

Thus far this season in 25 games the Seer is batting .237 with 2 home runs, 10 RBIs and 9 runs scored. He has 22 hits in 93 at-bats.

Weekly Team Power Rankings

Monday, May 3rd, 2038
Here are the current team power rankings for Tolkien Baseball:

Teams (Total Points, Tendency):
1) Rivendell Royals (131.4, ++)
2) Dol Guldur Dragons (129.2, ++)
3) Bywater Bounders (127.4, +)
4) Bree Cheese (123.0, -)
5) Mirkwood Sylvan (116.8, +)
6) Carrock Bears (116.7, –)
7) Minas Ithil Wyrms (109.8, ++)
8) Weathertop Witch Kings (104.8, +)
9) Isengard Raiders (102.8, –)
10) Lake Town Archers (101.9, ++)
11) Misty Mountain Hops (95.6, ++)
12) Dunharrow Devils (93.9, –)
13) Old Forest Merry Fellows (86.1, ++)
14) Ravenhill Darkwings (84.0, –)
15) Minas Morgul Slayers (82.1, –)
16) Bucklebury Fairies (78.2, ++)
17) Dead Marshes Uruk-hai (78.1, –)
18) Lothlorien Lumberjacks (77.2, +)
19) Dagorlad Disaster (72.0, –)
20) Erebor Eagles (64.8, o)
21) Grey Havens Stars (64.2, –)
22) Minas Tirith Titans (56.3, o)
23) Moria Miners (50.4, o)
24) Numenor Kings (15.8, o)

Isengard Right Fielder Nets MC Award

Monday, May 3rd, 2038
This week’s premier performer in the Mordor Conference was right fielder Bognar Cavernbreaker of the Isengard Raiders.

He banged out a .417 average and was voted the Player of the Week. Over the last week Cavernbreaker socked 10 hits in 24 at-bats and 4 home runs, drove in 5 runs and scored 4 times.

Batting .347 to date, Cavernbreaker has 12 home runs and 17 RBIs.

Eladriewen Selected Top Performer in SC

Monday, May 3rd, 2038
Giden Eladriewen demonstrated his potential to be a star in the game last week and today he took home the Shire Conference Player of the Week Award.

The Old Forest third baseman wreaked havoc on opposing pitchers last week, pounding them for a .538 average (14-for-26) with 6 home runs and 8 RBIs on his way to claiming the honor.

So far this season Eladriewen is hitting .333 with 10 home runs, 17 RBIs and 21 runs scored. He has 37 hits in 111 at-bats and a .362 OBP.