Thunder Bay, Ont. – The Thunder Bay Border Cats fell to the Waterloo Bucks 15-9 Saturday night in Waterloo, IA.

Despite a strong a strong offence Thunder Bay walked 13 players including four bases loaded walks in a row in the bottom of the sixth to give Waterloo the lead.

Andrew Fregia (Sam Houston) had a solid performance picking up a three run home run in the fifth inning for a total of four RBI and two runs on two hits. Mitch Bigras (Boston College) impressed the Cats in his first outing picking up two runs on two hits.

The Cats finish their road trip against the Waterloo Bucks at 3:35pm CST / 4:35pm EST Sunday afternoon.


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