Alisa Goler came off the bench and never even had to swing her bat as Goler reached on a in the five to lead the Chicago Bandits (8-3) to a 9-7 win over the Akron Racers (5-6) on Saturday at Firestone Stadium.
With the Chicago Bandits leading by one,.
The game was back-and-forth heading into the fifth, with five lead changes.
The Chicago Bandits staved off the Akron Racers as the Akron Racers were unable to match the Chicago Bandits down the stretch.
The Akron Racers scored on a three-run home run by Taylor Schlopy in the fifth inning and a solo home run by Alicia Herron in the sixth inning. Despite their efforts, the Akron Racers couldn't get over the hump.
Monica Abbott got her fifth win for the Chicago Bandits despite allowing seven runs over seven innings. Abbott struck out six, walked two and gave up nine hits.
Lisa Norris ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with her second loss of the year. She allowed seven runs in four innings, walked three and struck out two.