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Washilewski Signs with Joliet Slammers

06/08/2023 12:50 PM -

Whiting, Ind. – June 8, 2023 – Northwest Indiana Oilmen left-handed pitcher Steve Washilewski has signed with the Joliet Slammers of the Frontier League.

Washilewski, who made a pair of starts with the Oilmen this season prior to signing with the Slammers, continues the long-standing tradition of the Oilmen organization and the Northern League aiding players in their professional baseball development.

Washilewski had previous Frontier League experience, appearing in three games with the Windy City ThunderBolts last season. He spent four years as part of the pitching staff at Kansas in the Big 12 Conference before finishing his collegiate career at Ball State. The 6-foot southpaw is a Dyer, Ind. native and a 2017 product of St. Rita High School.