RiverHawks add catcher, release pitcher
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June 7, 2007 - LOVES PARK, Ill. – The Rockford RiverHawks announced today that they have added a catcher and released a pitcher.

The team signed catcher Robert Perkins and released pitcher Bobby Darling.

Perkins, 26, was under contract to the Atlanta Braves in 2000-02, though he has not played in a game since 2000, according to Sportsticker. That year, he hit .214 with two home runs and eight RBI in 112 at-bats with the Braves’ Gulf Coast League affiliate in Orlando.

Darling had no record, no saves and a 5.87 ERA in five games.

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


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