Frontier League Hot Stove Notebook
December 1, 2008
- Rockford fans won't have to worry about the bat of RiverHawk killer
Two-time defending champ Windy City has
traded the veteran all-star shortstop to Winnipeg of the Northern League for pitcher
. Long hit .396 against Rockford last season. In the 2007 Division Series, he won Game 1 with a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the 10th inning. The ThunderBolts swept the 'Hawks in the best-of-five series.
Former major-league pitcher
is the new pitching coach in Traverse City. He was part of Detroit's 1984 World Series winner and Philadelphia's 1993 National League pennant.
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