June 2, 2008 - LOVES PARK, Ill. – The Rockford RiverHawks signed relief pitcher Shawn Balteff prior to Monday’s game against Windy City.
Balteff, a right-hander, spent last season with the Reno Silver Sox of the independent Golden League. He was 2-3 with a save and a 5.45 earned-run average. He struck out 37 and walked 23 in 34 2/3 innings. He has Rookie-2 status in the Frontier League.
The RiverHawks are members of the Frontier League, a 12-team independent professional baseball league in its 16th season. 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.