ROSEMONT, Ill. — Chicago Bandits pitcher/infielder Ally Carda has been named to the 2019 U.S. Women’s National Team roster, USA Softball announced Monday morning. Carda, who signed with the Bandits as a free agent Jan. 12, 2018, posted impressive figures throughout her first season in Chicago. The former UCLA standout delivered 43.2 innings of work in…

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — National Pro Fastpitch announced a partnership with Diamond Umpire Academy on Wednesday morning, which will begin during the 2019 season. The multi-faceted relationship will affect training for NPF umpires as well as interaction at all levels of umpire training by the league, its teams and players. The partnership is expected to broaden the…

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — National Pro Fastpitch (NPF), in conjunction with Softball Canada, Rent One Park and presenting sponsor visitSI, announced the addition of the Canadian Wild of Southern Illinois to the league Tuesday. The Wild become the sixth affiliate NPF team set to compete in the 2019 season. “Obviously, this is a tremendous addition to…

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