Left-handed pitcher Brooks Raley was called up from Triple-A Iowa on Tuesday and started for the Chicago Cubs in their game against the San Diego Padres.
Raley had a rough debut, however, as he gave up seven earned runs in four innings.
The Cubs lost the game 7-4.
Raley become the 10th former Hawk to make his major league debut this season. He joined Brett Jackson as the first two members of the 2009 Hawks team to make the majors.
Raley, a Texas A&M product, made two appearances with the Hawks at the end of the 2009 season.
SHOULDERS TRIUMPHS IN NAME GAME
Hawks first baseman Rock Shoulders hopes to go the Northwest League playoffs this year, but hes already won a title. Shoulders was named the 2012 Moniker Madness champion Tuesday.
MiLB.com seeded 64 players with the most unique names in minor league baseball this summer and put the names to an online vote. Shoulders won the championship round versus Hickory Crawdads shortstop Rougned Odor by a decisive 60 percent to 40 percent margin.
Shoulders joins past champions Houston Summers, Will Startup, Dusty Napoleon, Rowdy Hardy and Seth Schwindenhammer.
AQUASOX KNOCK OFF HAWKS IN EVERETT
Everetts Mike Zunino drove in five RBIs as the AquaSox defeated Boise 6-3 Tuesday night. Despite the loss, the Hawks remained in first place in the Northwest Leagues East Division, three games ahead of both Spokane and Tri-City.
Gioskar Amaya and Izaac Garsez each had two hits for Boise, and Marco Hernandez extended his hitting streak to eight games.
Mike Heesch took the loss after allowing three runs on five hits in two innings of relief.
FIFE BACK IN ALBUQUERQUE
Former Borah High pitcher Stephen Fife made a relief appearance with the Albuquerque Isotopes late Monday night, and didnt allow an earned run in 1-plus innings.
It was Fifes first appearance since the Los Angeles Dodgers returned him to the Triple-A team. Fife made three starts with the Dodgers before being sent to Albuquerque to make room for newly aquired veteran pitcher Joe Blanton.