April 4, 2008 - LOVES PARK, Ill. – The Rockford RiverHawks announced Friday that they have acquired third baseman Rob Recuenco from the Edmonton Cracker-Cats in exchange for a player to be named later.
Recuenco, 25, hit .269 with two home runs and 35 RBI in 219 at-bats in the independent Northern League last season, his first as a professional. He has 1-Year status in the Frontier League.
Opening Night is at 7:05 p.m. May 21, when the RiverHawks host River City at Road Ranger Stadium. The RiverHawks are members of the Frontier League, a 12-team independent professional baseball league that will play its 16th season this summer. Advertising and season-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.