RiverHawks trade Cohen, McCoy to Otters
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September 8, 2009 - LOVES PARK, Ill. – Brandon Cohen and Ross McCoy will stay in the Frontier League in 2010.

The Rockford RiverHawks, who moved from the Frontier to the Northern League after the 2009 season ended on Sunday, announced on Tuesday that they have sent the pair of first basemen/outfielders to the Evansville Otters to complete the Javier Brown trade. The RiverHawks acquired Brown, a Frontier League All-Star infielder, on Aug. 7 in exchange for two players to be named.

Cohen hit .310 with seven home runs and 30 RBI in 48 games with the RiverHawks this year. He hit 19 home runs, tied for fourth on the all-time RiverHawks list, in parts of three seasons with Rockford.

McCoy (above, file) hit .283 with five home runs and 44 RBI in 83 games.

Brown was 3-for-21 and played in just five games after the trade.

The RiverHawks are members of the Northern League, an eight-team independent professional baseball league that will play its 18th season in 2010. Advertising and ticket information is available by calling (815) 885-2255. Most games are broadcast live on ESPN 1380 (WTJK-AM) and the internet. Fans can also visit the RiverHawks online at www.rockfordriverhawks.com.


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