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Weber Back with Border Cats

 

Thunder Bay, ON – The Thunder Bay Border Cats are pleased to announce the re-signing of Andy Weber for the 2017 season. 

Weber, a Sophomore infielder at the University of Virginia, had a great 2016 with the Border Cats hitting .309, with 34 runs and 8 doubles. Weber was the Border Cats starting second baseman, however late in the summer took over the starting short stop role. 

Weber also earned the honour of playing in the Major League Dreams showcase last summer in Madison. 

So far this year at Virginia, Weber has a .265 BA with 36 RBI’s through 41 games.  

Opening Night for the Border Cats is Saturday, June 3, 2017, with first pitch at 6:05pm. 

The Thunder Bay Border Cats are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The 23-year-old summer collegiate league is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 20 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 160 former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including two-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Lucas Duda (NYM) and two-time World Series Champion Ben Zobrist (CHC). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit www.bordercatsbaseball.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Border Cats as your favorite team.