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THUNDER BAY SPLIT EAU CLAIRE

THUNDER BAY SPLIT EAU CLAIRE

Thunder Bay, Ont. – The Thunder Bay Border Cats picked up another win in their series with the Eau Claire Express on the road. Thursday’s game the Cats won over the Express 3-2 before falling to Eau Claire Friday night 5-4.

Patrick Boyle (Drew) notched his first win as a Cat going 5.1 innings allowing only two runs on eight hits while Dan McBryan (Iona) earned his first save closing out the last 3.2 innings allowing only one hit while striking out three. Anthony Brocato (St. John’s) officially leads the Cats with nine home runs, adding one in Eau Claire.

In Friday’s game it was Brandon Woznak (Southwest Minnesota State) who took the loss for Thunder Bay going 5.2 innings allowing five runs on six hits before DJ DePiero (Indian Hills) closed out the last 2.1 innings allowing only two hits while striking out four. Bobby Fulkerson (South New Hampshire) helped the Cats with one hit and three RBI Friday night.

The Border Cats begin their last series against the Mankato Moondogs Saturday night at 5:05pm CST / 6:05pm EST for a makeup double header in Mankato, MN.

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The Thunder Bay Border Cats are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 23rd season of summer collegiate baseball, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 18 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, more than 150 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Lucas Duda (NYM) and Ben Zobrist (CHC). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visitwww.bordercatsbaseball.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store and set the Border Cats as your favourite team.