Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Sliders add UIS pitcher to the roster

Adding to the Springfield Slider's local flavor are pitchers Bryce Sablotny (Chatham Glenwood/Lincoln Land), who was 4-3 with a 4.42 earned run average last summer with the Sliders, J.D. Dozier (Pawnee/Benedictine Springfield), David Frank (Illinois Springfield) and Brandon Shaw (Lincoln Land) along with infielder Michael Hurwitz (Sacred Heart-Griffin/Illinois).

“My goal was to bring in guys from the outside but focus on local kids,” said Pete Romero, Sliders manager. “We want to get Steve (Torricelli, the Benedictine coach) involved so we got his kid. We had the Lincoln Land kids last year. We got one from UIS. I told (UIS coach) Mike Zandler, ‘I want your program represented.’”

Frank was featured in an Many 29, 2012, article in the State Journal-Register.

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