RiverHawks beat Florence, 7-1, complete sweep
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June 22, 2006 - LOVES PARK, Ill. – Garrett Bauer took a shutout into the eighth inning and combined with the Rockford bullpen on a six-hitter as the RiverHawks beat Florence, 7-1, on Thursday. The RiverHawks completed a three-game series sweep, in front of 2,758 at RiverHawks Stadium.

The RiverHawks outscored Florence, 17-2, in the series and never trailed in the three games.

On Thursday, RBI singles from Steve Holdren and Mike Bidwell gave the RiverHawks a 2-0 lead in the second inning. Gooby Gerlits doubled the lead in the fourth inning with his third home run of the year.

Bauer (3-2) struck out a season-high six in 7 2/3 innings. Rockford knocked Florence starter Mitch Goins (2-3) out of the game during a three-run seventh inning.

The RiverHawks have won four in a row and host Chillicothe at 7:05 p.m. Friday in a meeting of division leaders. The Fat Wallet.com Friday Night Fireworks series follows the game.

The RiverHawks are members of the Frontier League, a 10-team independent professional baseball league in its 14th season. Advertising, ticket and suite information is available by calling the box office at (815) 964-2255. All games are broadcast live on WRHL-FM, 102.3 – the Hub and online at www.rockfordriverhawks.com.


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