Category: Dagorlad

Isengard Win Fellowship Series

Sunday, October 13th, 2041
The championship aspirations of the Isengard Raiders are still alive and well, while the Dagorlad Disaster are left to wait until next year.

Isengard won the clinching game of the Fellowship Series 4-1 over Dagorlad at Dagorlad Memorial Stadium, to win the series 4-1.

“You feel like a little kid again, celebrating something like this,” said center fielder Terra Stonecrown, who paced the Isengard offense and was named series MVP. “We take everything real seriously when we’re on the field, but after a series is over you can finally relax a little bit.”

Stonecrown claimed the MVP by racking up 10 hits for a .526 average, with a .500 on-base percentage. He had 0 home runs, 3 RBI and scored 2 runs.

The Isengard Raiders will play against the Misty Mountain Hops in the next round. Misty Mountain won their series against the Lothlorien Lumberjacks 4 games to 1. The Two Towers Series schedule will be announced after the Fellowship Series finishes.

Almost There: Isengard On Cusp of Fellowship Series Triumph After 4-1 Win

The Isengard Raiders moved to within one game of the Two Towers Series today, downing the Dagorlad Disaster on the road at Dagorlad Memorial Stadium by a score of 4-1. Raiders right-hander Grailas Limke was named player of the game after a strong outing in which he threw 5 innings allowing 1 run. The win gives the Raiders a 3-1 advantage in the best-of-7 Fellowship Series.

Terra Stonecrown’s at-bat in the top of the sixth was significant for the Raiders. Coming to the plate with the bases loaded and Isengard leading 2-1, the center fielder hit a sacrifice fly.

“I tried to mix it up, keep them off balance,” said Limke.

Disaster Hammered by *Stonecutter III, Drop Game 3 to Raiders

Riding the 3-hit performance of shortstop Ragnar *Stonecutter III, the Isengard Raiders got a road win against the Dagorlad Disaster, 9-5, in Game 3 of the Fellowship Series today. *Stonecutter III went 3 for 4 with a home run, 2 singles, and a walk. He scored 3 runs for the Raiders, who now lead the best-of-7 series, 2 games to 1.

Isengard relied on the bat of Drigrin Cotton to get the win. The right fielder ripped a bases-clearing double in the top of the sixth inning to put the Raiders ahead, 7-2. For the game, Cotton had 1 double and 1 home run in 4 at-bats.

“Our guys are never satisfied,” said Isengard manager Golmazh Headgobber.

Raucous Orthanc Stadium Crowd Propels Raiders to 8-0 Victory; Series Tied at 1

Trailing by a game in the Fellowship Series, Diador Arwaun was ready for his start.

The right-hander turned in a performance for the ages at Orthanc Stadium today, pitching a 9-inning, complete-game shutout to lead the Isengard Raiders to victory in Game 2 of the Fellowship Series. Arwaun held the Dagorlad Disaster to 4 hits and 1 walk, while striking out 11. The win brought Isengard into a 1-1 tie in the best-of-7 series.

Arwaun pitched a complete game for Isengard. The 34-year-old right-hander was charged with no runs on 4 hits. He struck out 11 during his 114-pitch performance.

“I made some pitches when I had to,” said Arwaun.

Disaster Get Past Raiders 4-2 to Open Fellowship Series

The Dagorlad Disaster started the Fellowship Series in style today, winning on the road against the Isengard Raiders at Orthanc Stadium by a score of 4-2 to take an early 1-0 lead in the best-of-7 series. Disaster right-hander Joop Nasor was named player of the game after he threw 7 innings of 4-hit ball.

In the top of the first, Taleisin Arwaun pounced on a circle change from Meriadoc Fieldtender and hit a 2-run home run. It gave Dagorlad a quick 2-0 lead.

“I like to keep things lively in the clubhouse,” said Arwaun. “Believe me, it’s much easier after a win.”

Dagorlad Takes Hobbit Series in Deciding Game

Monday, October 7th, 2041
Depending on your loyalties, the Hobbit Series was either thrilling or heartbreaking.

The series went down to its final game, with the Dagorlad Disaster and the Minas Morgul Slayers giving their fans plenty of drama. In the end, the Disaster came out on top, winning 4-1 at Dagorlad Memorial Stadium today to take the series 2-1.

“We’re lucky to be going into the Fellowship Series,” said Dagorlad pitcher Gromghash Toothbelly. “If all the series are like this, it’ll definitely be an entertaining postseason.”

Toothbelly earned series MVP honors, hitting for a .636 average, with 2 home runs, 6 RBI and 4 runs scored.

The Dagorlad Disaster will play against the Isengard Raiders in the next round. Isengard had a bye in the Hobbit Series. The Fellowship Series schedule will be announced after the Hobbit Series finishes.

Slayers Clip Disaster 3-2 in Hobbit Series Contest

The Minas Morgul Slayers topped the Dagorlad Disaster by the score of 3-2 and moved into a 1-1 tie in the Hobbit Series today. The largest share of the credit went to player of the game and Minas Morgul starter Boriron Celeoborn, who threw 6 innings of 5-hit ball in the win.

With no one out in the bottom of the first, Merin Tunnelbeater barreled up a fastball from Noisur Farren. The result was a 3-run home run, putting the Slayers in front, 3-1.

“I tried to mix it up, keep them off balance,” said Celeoborn.

Toothbelly, Disaster Wallop Slayers in Game 1 of Hobbit Series

The Dagorlad Disaster powered past the visiting Minas Morgul Slayers, 6-2, in the opener of the Hobbit Series at Dagorlad Memorial Stadium today. Dagorlad shortstop Gromghash Toothbelly went 3-4 with a home run and 2 singles. He drove in 5 runs and scored once, to lead the charge. The Disaster now lead the series 1-0.

Dagorlad grabbed control in the bottom of the sixth. With one out and runners on 1st and 3rd, Joop Nasor delivered a run-scoring single, to make it 3-2 in favor of the Disaster.

“I like our moxie,” said Disaster manager Gameodriel Eoweriand.

Division Remains Up for Grabs, but Dagorlad in Postseason

Sunday, September 22nd, 2041
An “enormous burden” has been lifted off the shoulders of the Dagorlad Disaster, according to their center fielder.

“We’re in the playoffs now, for sure, and that’s all that matters,” said Taleisin Arwaun.

Dagorlad currently has a record of 87-66.

Star of the Week Named in MC

Monday, August 26th, 2041
Veteran Gromghash Toothbelly had a great week at the plate for the Disaster to capture the majority of votes for Player of the Week in the Mordor Conference.

The 33-year-old Dagorlad shortstop built a .522 average on the strength of 12 hits in 23 at-bats, 1 home run and 3 RBIs.

This season Toothbelly is batting .308 with 164 hits, 18 home runs, 49 RBIs, .368 OBP and has scored 88 runs.