Category: Numenor

Numenor Starter Named MC’s Best Pitcher

Tuesday, October 1st, 2041
Gaudriel Lómeldur hasn’t been around long enough to know that youngsters shouldn’t be winning Mordor Conference Pitcher of the Month. But when you put up numbers like his, you’re going to get some notice.

In September the Numenor starter earned a 6-0 mark in 6 starts. He threw 49 innings, struck out 51 and compiled a solid 1.84 ERA.

In 32 starts this year Lómeldur has recorded a 17-11 record and a 3.22 ERA.

Kings Nosethrottler Named MC’s Best Pitcher

Thursday, August 1st, 2041
“The kid had it all working last month,” a veteran teammate told reporters. “He keeps up those kind of numbers, we might have to start inviting him out with us after the games.”

Ikag Nosethrottler put together a very solid month to take home the Mordor Conference’s top pitching honor in July.

The 25-year-old reliever threw like a veteran. In 13 relief appearances he raked in 11 saves and 16 strikeouts in 13 innings as he put together his 0-0 record and 0.00 ERA.

This year Nosethrottler has 14 saves with a 0-0 won-lost mark and 0.00 ERA.

Player of the Week Trophy to the Tearer

Monday, July 22nd, 2041
His hard work and hustle paid off this week. The hard-working and hard-playing Wogdish the Tearer was rewarded with the Mordor Conference Player of the Week honors.

The scrappy Numenor Kings left fielder hit .500 while collecting 12 hits in 24 at-bats, 3 home runs and 7 RBIs.

Currently the Tearer is batting .246 with 8 home runs and 28 RBIs.

Babylon Five-Numenor Trade: Moruthor for MacClumpha

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2041
Babylon Five and Numenor have agreed in principle to a trade. The Rangers will send 31-year-old CF Gorbog Moruthor to the Kings for 23-year-old minor league SS Pedrag MacClumpha and 21-year-old minor league LF Flakki Cloudskin. The deal is expected to be finalized shortly and the clubs will be introducing their new players to the press when the paperwork is complete.

This year Moruthor is hitting .244 with 8 home runs.

Saine Raps 300th Roundtripper

Monday, May 6th, 2041
Numenor’s 6-4 victory over Isengard was highlighted by Pimor Saine’s 300th career home run. His teammates congratulated him at home plate after he circled the bases.

“I didn’t see all of them out there,” Saine said with a chuckle, “until I rounded third base.” He added sheepishly: “It was only a home run. It’s not like I won us a World Series!”

In 3 at-bats the Kings catcher collected 1 hit in his historic game, scored 1 run, and had 3 runs batted in.

Saine has a lifetime .239 average and .281 on-base percentage in his career with 1299 hits, 284 doubles, 6 triples, 300 home runs, 820 RBIs and 687 runs scored.

Star of the Week Selected in MC

Monday, May 6th, 2041
Pruruk Gnomehammer demonstrated his potential to be a star in the game last week and today he took home the Mordor Conference Player of the Week Award.

The Numenor third baseman wreaked havoc on opposing pitchers last week, pounding them for a .800 average (8-for-10) with 2 home runs and 4 RBIs on his way to claiming the honor.

So far this year Gnomehammer has hit .500 with 3 home runs, 6 RBIs and 6 runs scored.

Dunharrow Trades Gnomehammer for Numenor’s Gwildoc

Friday, May 3rd, 2041
The players apparently knew they were on the trading block, so it did not surprise one of them when he learned that he had been traded to Dunharrow. “Got my bags packed already,” he said, when reached for comment. The Devils will receive 29-year-old C Issja Gwildoc, while 25-year-old 3B Pruruk Gnomehammer and 24-year-old minor league RHP Trobmag Dwarftopper will go to the Numenor Kings.

This season Gnomehammer is swinging the bat at a .333 pace. He has hit 2 home runs and scored 4 times, while driving in 3. His on-base percentage is .524 and he has played in 15 games.

On the year Gwildoc has hit .250 with 3 home runs, 8 RBIs and scored 4 runs.

Oreslayer Sharp, Whitewashes Lumberjacks

Thursday, April 18th, 2041
Fesil Oreslayer made quick work of Lothlorien, blanking the Lumberjacks 3-0 at Capital One Stadium today. The Numenor pitcher limited them to 1 hit to earn the victory. Oreslayer fanned 7 and walked 2.

Kings Middlebrook Out Rest Of Season

Tuesday, April 9th, 2041
The news is bad in Numenor. The Kings have lost the services of reliever Estella Middlebrook for the rest of the season due to a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament. Middlebrook was injured in a recent game with the Dead Marshes Uruk-hai while throwing a pitch and is expected to miss 11-12 months.

Veteran Roper Signs 1-Year Deal

Wednesday, March 6th, 2041
Numenor announced the signing of shortstop Ferdinand Roper earlier today, ending speculation on who they would acquire to fill the void at that position.

Roper will earn $3,560,000 per year, and will be with the club for 1 year.

Lifetime Roper is hitting .260 with 1304 hits, 67 home runs, 503 runs scored and 472 RBIs.