CATS COME UP SHORT
Thunder Bay, Ont. – Despite putting up three home runs the Border Cats fell to the Rochester Honkers 7-5 Monday night at Mayo Field.
Bobby Honeyman (Stony Brook) and Anthony Brocato (St. John’s) both picked up their first home runs of the season in the top of the seventh inning while Shane Shepard (North Carolina) picked up his second home run of the 2016 season. Shannon Broussard (Cedar Valley) has a solid first outing with the Cats allowing only two hits while striking out four in two innings.
The Cats finish their series in Rochester Tuesday night at 7:05pm CST / 8:05pm EST before heading to Duluth for a double header on Wednesday.
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, visitwww.bordercatsbaseball.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store and set the Border Cats as your favourite team.