June 22, 2007 - LOVES PARK, Ill. – The Rockford RiverHawks announced today that they have released their Opening Night starter as well as one of their catchers.
The RiverHawks released pitcher John Gragg and catcher Robert Perkins. Gragg, a veteran formerly with the Kansas City organization, was 2-3 with a 4.97 ERA in seven appearances. Perkins, formerly an Atlanta farmhand, hit .244 with no home runs and three RBI in 11 games.
The RiverHawks are members of the Frontier League, a 12-team independent professional baseball league in its 15th season. Advertising and ticket information is available by calling the box office at (815) 885-2255. Most games are broadcast live on WNTA (1330 AM) and the internet. Fans can also visit the RiverHawks online at www.rockfordriverhawks.com.
RiverHawks release Gragg, Perkins