CATS SPLIT SERIES WITH EAU CLAIRE
The Cats record drops to 3-1 at home with a 10-5 loss against the Express Thursday night. Thunder Bay started off strong with a 5-3 lead into the top of the seventh inning when Eau Claire doubled the Cats resulting in a 10-5 lead for the Wisconsin team.
The Border Cats cycled through eight pitchers with Kyle Von Ruden (University of Hawaii) taking the loss. Von Ruden allowed six runs on four hits in half of the seventh inning. Starting pitcher, Julian Loret De Mola (Nova Southeastern), started the game off strong allowing only one run on two hits and three strikeouts over the first three innings.
The Cats collected three of their runs in the bottom of the fourth inning thanks to four errors on the part of various members of the Eau Claire roster. Mikael Mogues (Seton Hall University) led the Cats with two runs along with Nate Nolan (St. Mary’s College) notching two runs and two RBI’s.
The Cats look to start off a new series against Alexandria strong Friday night at 7:05pm EST.
The Border Cats are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 22nd season of summer collegiate baseball in 2015, 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 120 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 (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Lucas Duda (NYM) and Ben Zobrist (OAK). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League Website. For more information, visit www.bordercatsbaseball.com. – See more at: http://northwoodsleague.com/thunder-bay-border-cats/2015/05/29/border-cats-drop-first-road-game-of-2015-season/#sthash.XW23WB9J.dpuf – See more at: http://northwoodsleague.com/thunder-bay-border-cats/2015/05/31/rox-slip-by-cats/#sthash.maYDpkqU.dpuf