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Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Foresters Sign Three, Including Two Local Players

The Rockford Foresters announced the signings of 1B/infielder Tyler
Leach from Rockford, right-handed pitcher Dustin Meier of Roscoe, and
outfielder Israel Sanchez of Mission, Texas.

Tyler Leach:  Leach is a 6'0" 175lbs 1B/infielder from Rockford, IL
and currently plays for St. Ambrose University.  Leach graduated and
played baseball at Jefferson High School.  He plays on St. Ambrose's
team with fellow Rockford Foresters player Conner Kretz.

Dustin Meier:  Meier is returning to the Rockford Foresters after
joining the team in the middle of the 2010 Championship Season.  Meier
is from Roscoe and currently plays for Oakton Community College where
he is a right-handed pitcher.

Israel Sanchez:  Currently plays for Sauk Valley Community College,
which is where Rockford Foresters Head Coach Rene Valdez is the Head
Coach as well.  Sanchez is a sophomore there and is an outfielder.
Sanchez is from Mission, TX.

With these three player announcements, the Rockford Foresters roster
stands at 27.  The Midwest Collegiate League allowed 30 players to be
on a roster.

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