RiverHawks trade for all-star
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July 14, 2008 - LOVES PARK, Ill. – The Rockford RiverHawks announced Monday that they have picked up an all-star infielder for the second half of the Frontier League season.

The RiverHawks traded first baseman Chris Raber to the Washington Wild Things for corner infielder Robbie Knapp. In addition, the RiverHawks released outfielder Greg Burrows.

Knapp hit .296 with four home runs and 31 RBI with Washington. Knapp, primarily a third baseman, has also played eight games at first base. Knapp will miss the all-star game because of a broken cheekbone.

In 2006, Knapp hit .250 with a home run and 10 RBI in 30 games with the Kansas City T-Bones of the independent Northern League. Last year with Washington, he batted .306 with 13 homers and 66 RBI in 82 games. He has 1-Year status in the Frontier League.

Raber, who saw action at first base and left field for Rockford, hit .275 with two home runs and 14 RBI.

Burrows hit .236 with four homers and 16 RBI and stole a team-high 13 bases.

The RiverHawks are members of the Frontier League, a 12-team independent professional baseball league in its 16th season. Advertising and ticket information is available by calling (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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