WILLMAR BLANKS THUNDER BAY
Thunder Bay, Ont. – The Thunder Bay Border were blanked by Willmar Thursday night with a final score of 8-0.
Starting pitcher Gunnar Kay (Jefferson) went the first six innings allowing nine hits while striking out two. Seth Gill (Tarleton) came in for the seventh inning before allowing a grand slam off the bat of Dylan Woods (Nova Southeastern).
The Border Cats finish their series against the Stingers Friday night at 7:05pm CST / 8:05pm 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, 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.