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THUNDER BAY FINISHES WITH A SPLIT

THUNDER BAY FINISHES WITH A SPLIT

Thunder Bay, Ont. – Despite a solid performance from starting pitcher Jordan Thompson (Ridewater) the Cats fell 4-1 to the Wisconsin Woodchucks Monday night. Thompson went six innings allowing only two runs on five hits while striking out four.

Joe Gellenbeck (Xavier) was the one to put Thunder Bay on the board notching his first home run this season.

The Border Cats face the Eau Claire Express at 6:35pm CST / 7:35pm EST Tuesday night in Eau Claire Wisconsin.

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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.