EXPRESS SWEEP CATS
Thunder Bay, Ont. – The Eau Claire Express swept the Thunder Bay Border Cats Monday night at TbayTel Park.
Despite a strong 6.1 innings pitched by the returning pitcher Gunnar Kay (Jefferson College) the Cats lost 6-2. Kay allowed only one run and two walks while striking out five to start the game out. Riley Bernsdorf (St. Scholastica) put the Cats on the board with both runs during Monday nights game.
The Border Cats look for a win Tuesday night against the St. Cloud Rox at TbayTel Park at 7:05pm.
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, visit www.bordercatsbaseball.com