The Chicago Bandits (7-3) didn't stand a chance on Wednesday, as the Akron Racers (5-5) captured a blowout 11-1 win at Rosemont Stadium.
The Akron Racers' Brianna Hesson was perfect at the dish, going 2-2. She doubled in the fifth inning.
Kristina Thorson kept contact to a minimum, striking out six the Chicago Bandits batters. Thorson allowed one earned run on five hits and two walks over six innings.
The Chicago Bandits were led by a flawless day at the dish by Amber Patton, who went 3-3 against the Akron Racers' pitching. She singled in the third, fifth, and seventh innings.
Michelle Moses (0-1) was the game's losing pitcher. She lasted just 3 2/3 innings, walked five, struck out two, and allowed five runs.