May 30, 2008 - LOVES PARK, Ill. – Rockford right-hander Josh Jarman announced his retirement from the RiverHawks Friday.
Jarman was attempting a comeback after missing the entire 2007 season due to problems with his right throwing arm. Jarman battled the same injury in 2008 with the RiverHawks. He appeared in two games with the RiverHawks, pitching 1 1/3 innings with no record and a 13.50 ERA.
Jarman began his professional career in 2005 with the Surprise Fightin’ Falcons in the Golden League, appearing in 18 games as a reliever with a 2-2 record and a 5.33 ERA. He spent 2006 with St. Joe’s in the American Association, pitching in 19 games and compiling a 0-1 record with a 5.58 ERA.
He finishes his career with a record of 2-3 and a 5.76 ERA.
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.