Category: Ravenhill

Ravenhill’s Delmonte Down with Injury

Monday, April 21st, 2042
A blow for Isabelle Delmonte today — team doctors confirmed she will miss 3 months with a herniated disc. Delmonte suffered the injury throwing a pitch. Although officials from the Ravenhill Darkwings are confident she’ll make a full recovery, doubts will persist about Delmonte’s ability to return fully fit with an injury of this nature.

Grey Havens Trades Poirier for Ravenhill’s Rex

Monday, February 10th, 2042
Sometimes a change of scenery can be a beneficial to a baseball player. That is the hope in Grey Havens and Ravenhill as the teams came to an agreement today which sends 25-year-old minor league RHP Careryn Poirier to the Darkwings and 28-year-old RHP Phrank Rex to the Stars. “Only time will tell if this is the right move for everyone,” stated the Ravenhill GM.

Since making his league debut Rex has made 182 appearances and nailed down 13 saves with 143 Ks in 195.1 innings. In his career he has a record of 17 wins and 21 losses and a 3.69 ERA.

Diagon Alley Trades the Tearer for Ravenhill’s Arwaun

Thursday, January 23rd, 2042
BNN is reporting a rumored trade between the Diagon Alley Wizards and Ravenhill Darkwings has been finalized. The deal, which is expected to be announced sometime during the next few hours, will reportedly send 32-year-old RHP Susnug the Tearer and 19-year-old minor league RHP Fusan Firespeaker to Ravenhill in return for 30-year-old CF Isus Arwaun. The clubs were noncommittal on the trade, but did not deny it.

the Tearer owns a 10-6 won-lost record with a 4.00 ERA for his career. In 142 games he has recorded 3 saves and the 32-year-old has 144 strikeouts in 164.1 innings of work.

Old Forest Merry Fellows Ship Lómeldur to Ravenhill

Monday, January 13th, 2042
The Old Forest Merry Fellows swapped 28-year-old LHP Gaudriel Lómeldur for 24-year-old LHP Joachim Murdock of the Darkwings after what Ravenhill officials would only characterize as “difficult” negotiations.

Lómeldur’s won-lost record is 39 wins and 30 losses with a 3.55 ERA and opposing hitters have compiled a .256 average against him.

Murdock has pitched in 54 games over his career, posting 1 save and a 7-6 won-lost mark. He has registered an ERA of 4.55, logged 65.1 innings and recorded 64 strikeouts.

Kelpororal, Bridger Swap Clubs

Kelpororal, Bridger Swap Clubs
Monday, January 6th, 2042
After prolonged negotiations Bywater agreed to ship 22-year-old minor league LHP Tavseen Kelpororal and 24-year-old minor league RHP Ogrog Sandstomper to Ravenhill for 30-year-old LF Polly Bridger. The deal is awaiting confirmation from the league office but neither team expects any hang-ups.

“It took longer than expected,” said one GM, “but we knew that the deal was going to happen.”

Bridger is hitting .257 during her 594-game career. She has 435 hits, 67 doubles, 8 triples, 68 home runs, 207 RBIs, 83 stolen bases and 220 runs scored.

Old Forest Trades Elreodriel for Ravenhill’s Anárà

Thursday, December 5th, 2041
The Baseball News Network is reporting that Old Forest and Ravenhill have agreed in principle to a swap that will send 31-year-old LF Gandeaden Elreodriel to the Darkwings with 29-year-old LHP Atanarat Anárà joining the Merry Fellows. Old Forest general manager Tom Bombadil would not confirm the trade, but a team representative close to the negotiations said the deal is official and is now only awaiting approval from the league.

Elreodriel has put up a career batting average of .265 with 1045 hits, 54 homers and 340 RBIs.

Anárà has notched 145 saves during his career.

Darkwings Isabelle Delmonte Down and Out for Year

Saturday, September 21st, 2041
The Ravenhill Darkwings and their fans were rocked today by the news that star starting pitcher Isabelle Delmonte would miss the rest of the season due to injury. Delmonte was hurt in a recent game against the Lothlorien Lumberjacks while throwing a pitch. She was immediately removed from the game and taken for examination. Tests today revealed the injury was a fractured elbow. Her doctors think that Delmonte will miss about 4-5 months.

To date this season Delmonte is 15-14 with 32 starts and an ERA of 3.30 with 187 strikeouts in 237 innings.

*Baggins Claims MC Batter of the Month Award

Thursday, August 1st, 2041
Forerunner *Baggins battered Mordor Conference pitchers all July and wound up taking home the Batter of the Month Award.

“I’ve been around Tolkien Baseball long enough to know you really have to work hard day in and day out to be able to put up this kind of consistency,” the 32-year-old *Baggins told reporters. “I put in a lot of work, even on the days I might not take the field, and it’s always nice when everything comes together for me like it did this last month.”

In 25 games, *Baggins hit .337 with 10 home runs, 21 RBIs and scored 21 runs.

In the 2041 season *Baggins is hitting .327 with 38 home runs.

Chiba City Neuromancers Ship Kidneyslammer to Ravenhill

Thursday, July 11th, 2041
BNN has learned the Chiba City Neuromancers have reportedly worked out a deal with the Ravenhill Darkwings. Sources close to the Neuromancers indicated that a trade has been reached in principle where 32-year-old 3B Gakak Drowbelly will be swapped to Chiba City with 43-year-old CF Glenn Kidneyslammer, 22-year-old minor league LHP Neegar Gnollscarer and 20-year-old minor league LF Romeo Madlight heading to Ravenhill. Neither organization would comment on the report, saying it was club policy not to speak about a trade until it was finalized.

So far this season Kidneyslammer has no home runs and a .216 batting average.

MC Player of the Week Chosen

Monday, June 24th, 2041
Forerunner *Baggins is respected by most Ravenhill Darkwings fans for his no-frills style of play. The 32-year-old first baseman went about his business with vigor last week to grab the Mordor Conference Player of the Week honors.

He compiled a .545 average (12-for-22) with 6 home runs, 11 RBIs and 7 runs scored.

This year *Baggins has collected a .328 batting average to date with 86 hits in 262 at-bats, 57 RBIs, 27 home runs and scored 56 times. He has played in 73 games.