Bauer beats ‘Bolts, 5-1
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August 12, 2006 - LOVES PARK, Ill. – Garrett Bauer pitched a complete game and Brad Dutton had a pair of run-scoring hits as the Rockford RiverHawks beat Windy City, 5-1, in front of a sellout crowd on Saturday at RiverHawks Stadium.

Bauer (5-4) struck out a career high 10 and walked just two. He scattered five hits in his first complete game of the season. After he gave up a one-out infield hit to Charlie Lisk in the third inning, Bauer retired 15 in a row.

Dutton was 2-for-3 with a walk and three RBI. The rookie gave the RiverHawks a 2-1 lead with a two-out, two-run double down the left-field line in the second inning. He singled in a run in the fourth.

Windy City starter Toro Trevino (5-2) allowed just two earned runs in seven innings of work. Three errors by the ThunderBolts resulted in three unearned runs.

The RiverHawks announced a crowd of 3,641, their second consecutive sellout and fourth of the year.

The six-game homestand ends at 6:05 p.m. Sunday. LaSalle Bank and ESPN 1380 sponsor RiverHawks Youth Glove Night. The Rockford Register Star and Great Lakes Baseball Academy sponsor Family Night. A four-pack of tickets, hot dogs and soft drinks is just $40. Kids get to run the bases after the game.

The RiverHawks are members of the Frontier League, a 10-team independent professional baseball league in its 14th season. Advertising, ticket and suite information is available by calling the box office at (815) 964-2255. All games are broadcast live on WRHL-FM, 102.3 – the Hub and online at www.rockfordriverhawks.com.


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