Bandits sign former No. 1 pick Lowary to one-year deal

ROSEMONT — The Chicago Bandits have signed left-handed pitcher and former No. 1 draft pick Paige Lowary to a one-year extension, team officials announced Tuesday morning. Lowary posted a 3.79 ERA and struck out 25 batters across 20.1 innings of work during her rookie season with the Bandits in 2018. Primarily working as a reliever,…

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Ocasio receives Rookie of the Week honors

ROSEMONT — Chicago Bandits right-hander Aleshia Ocasio has been the National Pro Fastpitch Week 5 Rookie of the Week, league officials announced Wednesday afternoon. Ocasio, whom the Bandits selected 10th overall in the second round of the 2018 NPF Draft, made her professional debut Saturday against the Aussie Spirit. The former Florida two-way star earned the…

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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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