ROSEMONT — The Chicago Bandits have signed left-handed pitcher Danielle O’Toole to a one-year contract extension, team officials announced Thursday afternoon. In her second season in Chicago, O’Toole pitched to a 0.58 ERA across 12 innings while picking up 14 strikeouts. As a rookie in 2017, the southpaw tossed 10 regular-season innings and posted a…

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ROSEMONT — The Chicago Bandits, in coordination with USA Softball, announced Wednesday afternoon an agreement to host the Women’s National Team for a one-week training stop from June 10-17, 2019, at Parkway Bank Sports Complex in Rosemont, Illinois. The Bandits, members of National Pro Fastpitch, will provide USA Softball with full access and use of…

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ROSEMONT — NPF Rookie of the Year Jessie Scroggins delivered a pair of RBI in her introduction to the postseason, but the Chicago Bandits dropped Game 1 of the 2018 Championship Series to the USSSA Pride by a score of 3-2 Thursday night at Parkway Bank Sports Complex. Scroggins, who supplied a three-hit postseason debut, erased…

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ROSEMONT — Five members of the Chicago Bandits took a break from their NPF schedule to compete with USA Softball at the 2018 International Cup, which concluded Sunday after Team USA Red defeated Japan to capture gold. Danielle O’Toole, Delaney Spaulding, Courtney Gano, Ally Carda and Paige Lowary took part in the competition and all will…

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ROSEMONT — Lauren Chamberlain delivered a three-run homer in the opening frame, and the USSSA Pride claimed a series victory with a 10-4 win over the Chicago Bandits on Sunday afternoon at Parkway Bank Sports Complex. Chamberlain’s first-inning shot, her second of the season and first since May 30, provided an early blow to Bandits rookie…

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VIERA, Fla. — USSSA Pride left fielder Megan Wiggins delivered a walk-off single and the Chicago Bandits lost for the first time during the 2018 season, dropping the series opener 2-1 Monday night at Space Coast Stadium in Viera, Florida. Wiggins, in her eighth season at the professional level, sent a looping line drive to center…

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MANKATO, Minn. — The Chicago Bandits continued their early-season roll on the road, topping the Beijing Shougang Eagles in both games of a doubleheader Friday at Caswell Park in Mankato, Minnesota. Rachele Fico earned her second win in as many starts after tossing four strong innings of work in an 8-2 victory in the opener. The…

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Photo credit: Dina Kwit, courtesy of National Pro Fastpitch ROSEMONT, Ill. – Four members of the Chicago Bandits have been named to the 2018 Women’s National Team rosters, released by USA Softball on Saturday morning. Catcher Sahvanna Jaquish, pitcher Danielle O’Toole and infielder Delaney Spaulding were all named to the World Championship roster and will…

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