Category: Erebor

Eagles Lose Jamor for 6 Weeks

Tuesday, March 18th, 2042
The Erebor Eagles learned that Goigan Jamor is likely to be out for 6 weeks after he injured himself throwing the ball in today’s game against the Bucklebury Fairies. A round of tests by the team doctor revealed the injury to be a strained hamstring. Upon hearing the diagnosis, the Erebor manager told the press, “As you all know, we can’t control injuries — they are a part of the game. We just have to do the best we can until Goigan is back in action.”

Legera Signs for 6 years

Wednesday, March 12th, 2042
Fans hailed the signing of Aruma Legera today as the Erebor Eagles starting pitcher came to terms with the club.

Set to make $75,600,000 over the upcoming 6 years, Legera signed primarily out of loyalty to the organization, thrilling the most diehard supporters who think there isn’t much loyalty in a market driven by free agency.

In his career Legera has gone 75-90 with an ERA of 4.14, picking up 1107 strikeouts in 1449.1 innings pitched.

$17,800,000 Lands 1B Nerith for Eagles

Friday, January 17th, 2042
Erebor’s signing of Ollla Nerith was met with mixed reactions today as the 35-year-old first baseman was introduced to the media. Some experts consider him overpaid at $5,933,333 a year for 3 years, while others insist that Nerith is a perfect fit for the Eagles.

Looking at his career numbers, Nerith has played in 1331 games with a .282 batting average. Among his 1405 hits are 247 doubles, 13 triples and 185 home runs. He also has scored 639 runs and driven in 691 runs.

Mirkwood-Erebor Trade: the Plunderer for Kjørsvik

Monday, December 30th, 2041
A trade between Mirkwood and Erebor was made official this morning. The Sylvan have sent 24-year-old minor league C Galulas Paillard and 32-year-old 1B Saurk the Plunderer to the Eagles in exchange for 26-year-old 3B Tiziano Kjørsvik.

In 795 games the Plunderer has a career .265 batting average and a .326 on-base percentage. He has hit 133 home runs with 414 RBIs and 346 runs scored.

Kjørsvik is batting .304 lifetime with 292 hits, 55 doubles, 4 triples, 36 home runs, 147 RBIs to date. He has also scored 94 runs.

SC Star of the Week Chosen

Monday, June 24th, 2041
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. Tiziano Kjørsvik, the Erebor Eagles 25-year-old third baseman, put himself in the spotlight last week making him the clear-cut choice for Shire Conference Player of the Week honors.

He ripped 14 hits in 26 at-bats, compiling a .538 average with 1 home run and 6 RBIs.

Thus far this year Kjørsvik is batting .296 with 5 home runs, 26 RBIs and 25 runs scored.

Jamor Red-Hot, SC Player of the Week

Monday, May 20th, 2041
After all of Goigan Jamor’s years in baseball, some have suggested — albeit very delicately — that he should think about calling it quits. But the “mature adult,” as he calls himself, showed last week that he’s still capable of keeping up with the youngsters. The 35-year-old Erebor left fielder was honored today as the Shire Conference Player of the Week.

He fended off all comers by posting a .737 average with 14 hits in 19 at-bats, 3 home runs and 6 RBIs.

This season Jamor is hitting .291 with 6 home runs.

Mathon Cops #1 Pitcher Award in April

Wednesday, May 1st, 2041
April’s top hurler was Yoriyoshi Mathon of Erebor. He shackled Shire Conference hitters the entire month and claimed the Pitcher of the Month award with a sparkling 4-0 mark.

The 27-year-old Mathon added 47 strikeouts in 45 innings and 16 walks to his season record and compiled a 0.80 ERA. Other clubs hit .139 against him.

Combs Removed; Fired by Erebor Eagles

Monday, November 12th, 2040
Reports surfaced earlier today that Erebor Eagles manager Wallace Combs might not hold on to his job much longer. A few hours later, the team confirmed those rumors and announced that Combs had been dismissed.

“We’re not totally shocked,” one player said. “You could feel the tension every day at the ballpark. We all knew something had to give, and now it has.”

Team officials said a list of candidates has been prepared and the process of finding a new manager would begin soon. They declined to discuss potential candidates.

Eagles Out of Time, Out of Playoffs

Monday, September 10th, 2040
Any faint hope of playoff contention the Erebor Eagles might have had is now a thing of the past — the Eagles was mathematically eliminated from postseason consideration today.

This is the club’s 4th playoff miss in a row. They last appeared in the postseason in 2036. In the last 10 seasons, the Eagles have missed the playoffs 8 times. In total, the Eagles have missed the playoffs 30 times in their 37-year history.

Erebor’s Banks Gets SC Player of the Week

Monday, August 6th, 2040
This past week the best batter in the Shire Conference was Bingo Banks, who banged his way to the Player of the Week Trophy.

During the week the Erebor right fielder compiled a .409 batting average (9-for-22) with 3 home runs, 4 RBI and scored 5 runs.

In this current campaign Banks is hitting at a .293 clip with 10 home runs and 43 RBIs.