NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Aleshia Ocasio and HitTrax have agreed to an On-Player Ad Location (OPAL) activation that will pair the two for the 2019 season. The OPAL program was launched by the league in December and designed specifically to subsidize player salaries with at least 90% of the revenue paid directly to the athletes themselves. The…

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ROSEMONT — The Chicago Bandits have released shortstop Delaney Spaulding, team officials announced Thursday afternoon. Spaulding batted .289 across 17 games with the Bandits during her rookie campaign in Chicago. She recorded four at-bats throughout the 2018 NPF Championship Series. “We thank Delaney for her contributions to our organization during the 2018 season,” Bandits general manager…

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ROSEMONT — Chicago Bandits standout second baseman Emily Carosone and outfielder Jessie Scroggins were named to the National Pro Fastpitch Week 9 Players of the Week list, league officials announced Wednesday afternoon. Carosone, who garnered the Boombah Player of the Week award, continued her torrid stretch of play at the plate. The third-year pro batted .500…

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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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ROSEMONT — Chicago Bandits infielder/catcher Courtney Gano earned Rookie of the Week honors after an impressive four-game stretch to open the 2018 season, league officials announced Wednesday. Gano, who burst onto the scene with eight hits in her first first games, paces the league with a .615 clip at the plate. She also ranks second in…

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