RiverHawks lose 5-1, drop fourth straight
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May 31, 2007 - LOVES PARK, Ill. – Rockford finally received a strong performance from its starter, but failed to capitalize, losing for the fourth straight night.

The RiverHawks were unable to support starter Dave Dowling (1-1), falling to Kalamazoo 5-1 on Thursday night in Michigan.

Rockford jumped on the board in the fourth as John Day (1) launched his first homerun of the year beyond the leftfield fence, putting the RiverHawks in front 1-0. It would be the only run allowed by Kings starter Scott Fogelson (1-1), who pitched a complete game, while striking out five and walking three.

Kalamazoo tied the game in the bottom-half of the inning after Jeff Gross reached on an infield single. He would score on a Josh Carter single. They added two more in the sixth as Carter (4) launched his league-leading fourth homerun of the year over the left field fence, scoring Keith Brachold .

Dowling would leave the game after the seventh, allowing three runs on six hits while striking out five and walking two.

Looking for insurance, Joe Ramos opened the eighth inning with a triple off RiverHawks reliever Bobby Darling . Ramon would score two batters later as Brachold drove a triple. He scored the fifth run of the game on a sacrifice-fly from Carter.

The RiverHawks are the Western Division champions of the Frontier League, a 12-team independent professional baseball league that will play its 15th season in 2007. Advertising and season-ticket information is available by calling the box office at (815) 885-2255. All games are broadcast live on WNTA (1330 AM). Fans can also visit the RiverHawks online at www.rockfordriverhawks.com.


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