July 19, 2010 - LOVES PARK, Ill. – Rockford RiverHawks centerfielder Jason James is the Northern League’s Player of the Week.
James went 2-for-3, with a double, run scored and two RBI’s in the Northern League’s 9-3 win over the Golden League. He was voted the All Star game MVP.
James hit .444 (8-18) with a home run, two doubles, and seven RBI’s for the week that ended July 18. He had a .546 on base percentage for the week in five games which included the All Star game
James is the third RiverHawk awarded by the league this year. Brett Durand was the Pitcher of the Week for June 13-19 and Patrick O’Sullivan was the Player of the Week for June 28-July 4.
The RiverHawks are members of the Northern League, an eight-team independent professional baseball league in its 18th season. Advertising and ticket information is available by calling (815) 885-2255. Games are broadcast live on ESPN 1380 (WTJK-AM) and on ESPN1380.com. Fans can also visit the RiverHawks online at www.rockfordriverhawks.com.