Sam Marder clubbed two home runs, but it wasn't enough to carry the Akron Racers (14-25) to a win on Sunday, as the Akron Racers fell to the Chicago Bandits (22-17) 17-13 at Firestone Stadium.
The two teams combined for 30 runs and 26 hits, including zero extra base hits. Relief pitchers got their fill of innings during the game, with the opposing managers using seven pitchers in total.
The teams traded runs for most of the contest, leading to five lead changes in the game.
Even though Chanda Bell allowed seven runs over three innings she still recorded the victory, her second of the season. Bell struck out none, walked six and gave up five hits.
Kristina Thorson ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with her sixth loss of the year. She allowed six runs in two innings, walked three and struck out one.
The Chicago Bandits pounded the Akron Racers pitching, as seven hitters combined for 11 hits, 16 RBIs and 15 runs scored.