Category: Isengard

Isengard Caps Season With Ultimate Fantasy Baseball Association Championship

Friday, November 15th, 2041
The Isengard Raiders finished the year on a high note by winning the Ultimate Fantasy Baseball Association crown.

The Raiders claimed the trophy with a 6-4 victory over the Discworld City Watch to take the series 4-3.

The winning manager told reporters after the game, “I think the key to success in the playoffs is to get hot at the right time.”

Isengard previously won its 3rd league title to qualify for the overall crown.

During the Mordor Conference Troll Division regular season, the Raiders posted a record of 101-61 and wound up first in the standings.

Discworld Crushes Raiders 10-0, Force Game 7

Game 6 was big. So was Tobi Muddyfoot.

The Discworld starter rose to the occasion at Orthanc Stadium today, earning player of the game honors after leading the City Watch to a crucial 10-0 victory over the Isengard Raiders. Muddyfoot threw 6 innings of shutout ball as the City Watch won on the road to force a 7th and deciding game in the UFBA Championship.

Discworld used the bat of Delin Stonehelm to get the win. The third baseman hammered a 2-run home run in the top of the first inning to put the City Watch ahead, 2-0. It was his lone hit in 5 at-bats, but it did its damage.

“It’s always fun to see the other guys getting frustrated, but the series isn’t over and we’ve got to make sure to keep them on their heels,” Discworld manager Suuggek the Crazy said.

Game 7 is scheduled for tomorrow at Orthanc Stadium. The scheduled starters for the game are Ardak Stonefart for Discworld and Gigdish Toothkicker for Isengard.

Almost There: Isengard On Cusp of UFBA Title

Isengard shortstop Ragnar *Stonecutter III was the key at Ballpark of Discworld today, being named player of the game as he powered the Raiders to victory in a critical Game 5 of the Ultimate Fantasty Baseball Association Championship Series. The Raiders took the 8-3 win over the Discworld City Watch to seize a 3-2 lead in the best-of-7 series.

In the top of the first, *Stonecutter III pounced on a 2-2 curveball from Imrohil Bats and hit a 2-run home run. It put Isengard on top, 2-0.

“We’ll enjoy this win,” said *Stonecutter III. “But there’s more we hope to accomplish.”

Game 6 is scheduled for Thursday at Orthanc Stadium. Slated to start are Tobi Muddyfoot for Discworld and Yoshikazu MacElliott for Isengard.

Host City Watch Drop Game 4, Series Tied 2-2

Game 4 was big. So was Meriadoc Fieldtender.

The Isengard starter rose to the occasion at Ballpark of Discworld today, earning player of the game honors after leading the Raiders to a crucial 5-1 victory over the Discworld City Watch. Fieldtender threw 8 innings of 5-hit ball as the Raiders won on the road to even the UFBA Championship Series.

Fieldtender delivered a quality start for Isengard. The 6′ 0″ right-hander allowed 1 run on 5 hits over 8 innings of work.

“It takes a lot of things to win a ballgame,” said Isengard manager Golmazh Headgobber. “It’s usually not just one thing.”

Game 5 is set to be played tomorrow at Ballpark of Discworld. Slated to start are Diador Arwaun for the Isengard Raiders and Imrohil Bats for the the Discworld City Watch.

Pivotal Game 3 Goes to Host City Watch, 4-3

Gigdish Toothkicker pitched well, but the Isengard Raiders lost anyway, falling 4-3 in extra innings to the Discworld City Watch at The Ballpark of Discworld. With the win, Discworld took a 2-1 lead in the UFBA Championship. Toothkicker was named player of the game after giving the Raiders 8 innings and allowing 2 earned runs.

The game was at a stalemate until catcher Matis Bruder came to bat in the bottom of the 11th. Facing Isengard pitcher Bodo Sandyman, he hit a full count changeup for a run-scoring double. It was a game-changer, putting Discworld on top, 4-3.

“It was a solid team effort and we’ll try to keep this momentum going,” Bruder told reporters after the game.

The next game is set to be played tomorrow at Ballpark of Discworld. Slated to start are Meriadoc Fieldtender for Isengard and Idris Paddlefoot for Discworld.

UFBA Series Game 2 Victory for MacElliott and Isengard

In a pivotal Game 2, the Isengard Raiders were hoping for a big game from starter Yoshikazu MacElliott. They got one.

The right-hander shut out the Discworld City Watch, proving to be the difference-maker as he led his club to a 3-0 victory. The Raiders took the 3-0 win over the Discworld City Watch to even the best-of-7 series.

MacElliott, the Isengard right-hander, went 8 innings, allowing no earned runs on 5 hits. He collected 7 strikeouts.

MacElliott called the win the result of “everyone being in sync.”

The next game is scheduled for Sunday at Ballpark of Discworld. Slated to start are Gigdish Toothkicker for the Isengard Raiders and Ardak Stonefart for the the Discworld City Watch.

Discworld Jubilant After 7-3 Win

Game 1 was big. So was Imrohil Bats.

The Discworld starter rose to the occasion at Orthanc Stadium today, earning player of the game honors after leading the City Watch to a crucial 7-3 victory over the Isengard Raiders. Bats threw 7 innings allowing 1 run as the City Watch won on the road to seize a 1-0 lead in the best-of-7 Championship.

The City Watch took a 3-0 lead in the top of the second inning. Facing Isengard hurler Diador Arwaun with one out, Bats hit a 2-run single.

“We played a good game and came out on top,” said Bats.

Game 2 is scheduled for tomorrow at Orthanc Stadium. Slated to start are Tobi Muddyfoot for Discworld and Yoshikazu MacElliott for Isengard.

Isengard Wins 2041 Return of the King Series!

Tuesday, November 5th, 2041
A celebratory mood filled the air as the Isengard Raiders closed out the season with a 4-3 victory over the Old Forest Merry Fellows at Shire Greens Stadium to capture the Return of the King Series, 4-3.

Giving the Merry Fellows credit for a hard-fought series, Raiders players said they believed throughout the postseason that their “destiny” was to be crowned Tolkien Baseball champions.

“We felt like this was our year all season long,” said shortstop Ragnar *Stonecutter III, who was named series MVP. “It was our destiny to win it and we did.”

It was the 3rd in franchise history. During the Mordor Conference Troll Division regular season Isengard put up a 101-61 record and finished first.

“They’re the champions and they deserve it,” said a dejected Old Forest manager Thigol Elruldor. “We played good ball, they just played better than us.”

Merry Fellows Even With Raiders After Home Win

The Old Forest Merry Fellows and the Isengard Raiders will take the Return of the King Series to a decisive 7th game. In a must-win situation today, the Merry Fellows beat the Raiders 7-6 at Shire Greens Stadium to force the series into what will essentially be a one-game playoff. Old Forest first baseman Diador Elrailbo was named player of the game in the win after he went 2-4 with a double, while adding 2 RBI and scoring once.

Old Forest designated hitter Vogush Elephantdicer contributed to the cause with a double in the bottom of the fifth. For the game, Elephantdicer was 2-4 with a double.

“I was able to barrel up some pitches,” said Elrailbo.

Game 7 is set to be played tomorrow at Shire Greens Stadium. Slated to start are Diador Arwaun for Isengard and Bulbo Moss for Old Forest.

Pivotal Game 5 Goes to Host Raiders, 7-2

The Isengard Raiders moved to within one game of the Round 5 today, downing the visiting Old Forest Merry Fellows at Orthanc Stadium by a score of 7-2. Raiders right-hander Grailas Limke was named player of the game after a strong outing in which he threw 8 innings of 3-hit ball. The win gives the Raiders a 3-2 advantage in the best-of-7 Return of the King Series.

Limke, the Isengard right-hander, went 8 innings, allowing 2 earned runs on 3 hits. He collected 5 strikeouts.

“It’s a mindset,” said Limke. “Just trying to do your job, trying to be consistent.”

Game 6 is set to be played Monday at Shire Greens Stadium. Slated to start are Gigdish Toothkicker for the Isengard Raiders and Galugol Eliolas for the the Old Forest Merry Fellows.