Thunder Bay, Ont. – The Border Cats fell to the Eau Claire Express Thursday night at TbayTel Park.

Gunnar Kay (Jefferson) started the game off strong walking only one in his five innings pitched. Andy Weber (Virgina) and Mitch Bigras (Boston College) helped the Cats out with two runs a piece, while Joe Gellenbeck (Xavier) put up one run and two RBI.

The Cats look for a win Friday against the Eau Claire Express at 7:05pm EST.


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, or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store and set the Border Cats as your favourite team.