Thunder Bay, Ont. – The Eau Claire Express completed the sweep Friday night at TbayTel Park winning 7-2.

Brandon Langan (Sacramento City) started the Cats off strong going six innings allowing only two hits. Mitch Bigras (Boston College) and Shane Shepard (North Carolina) were the ones to put the Cats on the board putting up two runs each.

The Border Cats starts the last game of a six day homestand against the Mankato Moondogs Saturday night at 6:05pm 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.