Rosario homers for new team; Shelley gets 10th win
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August 9, 2006 - MAYBE, A HOMER: Recently traded shortstop Olmo Rosario hit a two-run homer in his first at-bat in San Angelo. Tuesday, the former RiverHawk was 2-for-4 as the Colts beat visiting Edinburg, 5-3. The Colts ended an eight-game losing streak in the independent United League. Rosario is hitting .235 with a home run and four RBI since the RiverHawks traded his rights in a deal announced last Tuesday.

WHERE ARE THEY NOW? In another United League game, Alexandria closer Justin Dowdy earned his third save as the Aces held off Rio Grande Valley, 5-4. Dowdy retired all four batters he faced and struck out two of them. Dowdy is 1-1 with a 1.59 ERA in 10 appearances.
In the independent Golden League, Fullerton left fielder Trevor Hall was 2-for-4 with a double as the Flyers beat Long Beach, 5-4, in 11 innings. Hall is hitting .339 with three home runs and 16 RBI after 14 games in the GL.

CAREER HIGH FOR SHELLEY: Gary's Jason Shelley got his 10th win when he beat Calgary, 8-3, on Tuesday.
Shelley scattered two runs on six hits and struck out seven over 7 1/3 innings to earn the decision for the visitors.
Jason Shelley
, who played for the RiverHawks in 2002-03, was named Baseball America’s Independent League Player of the Year in 2003 and still holds Frontier League records for strikeouts and lowest ERA.
Shelley is 10-5 with a 3.77 ERA. He is tied for the lead in wins in the independent Northern League. Shelley also has a league-leading 96 strikeouts, the most since his POY season, split between the RiverHawks and Milwaukee’s Class AA Huntsville affiliate.
Calgary’s Aaron McEachran, who played in Rockford 2004-05, was 1-for-4.


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