Taylor’s two-run shot lead Bandits past Eagles

MANKATO, Minn. — Nadia Taylor delivered her second home run of the season, a two-run shot late in the ballgame, as the Bandits squeaked out a 4-2 win over the Beijing Shougang Eagles on Thursday at Caswell Park in Mankato, Minnesota. Taylor stepped to the plate locked in a 1-1 game as the Bandits duo of…

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Bandits toss combined perfect game in doubleheader sweep of Spirit

ROSEMONT — Shelby Turnier, Aleshia Ocasio and Paige Lowary combined to deliver a perfect game as part of a doubleheader sweep against the Aussie Spirit on Sunday at Parkway Bank Sports Complex. Turnier, in her first start of the 2018 season after a stretch of impressive relief efforts, didn’t allow a baserunner in three innings of…

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Bandits dominant in doubleheader, improve to 10-0

LAWRENCE, Kan. — The Chicago Bandits continued to pummel opposing pitchers during their road trip across Kansas, delivering 21 runs on 29 hits in a doubleheader sweep of the Aussie Spirit on Sunday at Arrocha Ballpark in Lawrence, Kansas. The Bandits (10-0) uncorked seven home runs across the pair of games, including two from Emily Carosone,…

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Bandits set franchise-best start in win over Spirit

WICHITA, Kan. — A cohesive offensive attack powered the Bandits to their seventh straight victory to begin the 2018 campaign, setting a new franchise record for best start to a season. Delaney Spaulding delivered her first career home run, Nadia Taylor and Abby Ramirez added run-scoring singles, and the Bandits defeated the Aussie Spirit by a…

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Bandits claim season opener behind Wagner’s strong start

Photo credit: Dina Kwit, courtesy of National Pro Fastpitch ROSEMONT — Haylie Wagner built off an impressive 2017 campaign with a dominant outing in her first start of the 2018 season. Behind five shutout innings of from the southpaw, the Bandits cruised to a 9-0 season-opening victory over the newly-formed Cleveland Comets on Thursday night at…

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Bandits sign slugger Taylor, re-sign Brown

Photo credit: Allie Martinez/Dina Kwit, courtesy of National Pro Fastpitch ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Chicago Bandits have reached one-year deals with veteran third baseman Nadia Taylor and shortstop Kristen Brown, team officials announced on Wednesday. Taylor, who spent the past three seasons with the Texas Charge, clubbed 10 home runs and added 32 RBI while…

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