Pride Stay Hot; Beat Bandits 9-0 in Disney Opener

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The USSSA Pride continued their winning streak against the Chicago Bandits with a dominating 9-0 win on Thursday at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista. Pride pitcher Cat Osterman (5-4) had an outstanding outing, allowing only three hits and one walk in the shutout, and striking out seven. Kelly Kretschman started the game off for the Pride with a sacrifice fly that brought shortstop Natasha Watley in. Jessica Mendoza kept it going in the next inning, hitting a 3-run double to solidify the Pride’s lead. The offense didn’t stop there, though. Andrea Duran hit a … [Read more...]

Bandits Avoid Late Inning Pride Rally

ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Bandits offense provided plenty of early fireworks with a trio of three-run home runs in tonight’s game to defeat the Pride for the third straight time this series and sixth time this season. Kristen Butler started the home run rampage in the bottom of the first, hitting a three-run shot off the scoreboard in right center field.  Just an inning later, it was Megan Wiggins turn as she hit the second three-run dinger of the game, giving the Bandits an early 6-0 lead. Meagan Denny-White made her second start on the mound for the Bandits and was able to hold the Pride … [Read more...]