Bandits sign first-round pick Svekis to one-year deal

ROSEMONT — The Chicago Bandits have reached a one-year deal with draftee Gwen Svekis, team officials announced Friday. Svekis, a standout catcher at Oregon, broke career highs in a number of statistical categories during the 2018 season. The Davie, Florida, resident belted 17 home runs and 60 RBI to pace the Ducks, and also sported…

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Hernandez powers Bandits to season-opening sweep

ROSEMONT — Natalie Hernandez launched her second home run of the series, Kristyn Sandberg added her first homer of the season, and the Chicago Bandits downed the Cleveland Comets 12-5 to sweep the four-game set Sunday afternoon at Parkway Bank Sports Complex. Clinging to a 3-2 lead after four, Hernandez’s three-run blast in the fifth ignited…

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