Week’s Best Player: Minas Morgul’s Balahontsev

Monday, September 24th, 2040
It’s always a thrill for fans of the team and students of the game alike when a superstar in the making shows what he’s got. Yong-gwan Balahontsev, the Minas Morgul Slayers 24-year-old shortstop, put himself in the spotlight last week making him the clear-cut choice for Mordor Conference Player of the Week honors.

He ripped 9 hits in 28 at-bats, compiling a .321 average with 5 home runs and 10 RBIs.

For the season Balahontsev is batting .298 with 172 hits and 36 home runs. He has scored 94 times and batted in 103.