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Published On: July 18th, 2016


Thunder Bay, Ont. – The Border Cats split their two game series with the Duluth Huskies Sunday afternoon with a loss at Wade Stadium falling 11-8.

Thunder Bay cycled thorough six pitchers with Tom Mullin (Pennsylvania State) getting handed the loss Sunday afternoon. Starting pitcher Dan McBryan (Iona College) went the first 3.2 innings allowing two runs while striking out five.

Michael Papierski (Louisiana State) notched his second home run helping the Cats with a total of two runs on three hits and three RBI’s. Bobby Honeyman (Stony Brook) also put up two runs on two hits for Thunder Bay.

The Border Cats take a three-day break for the Northwoods League all Star Game in Kenosha, Wisconsin and resume their season July 21st against the Rochester Honkers at 7:05pm at TbayTel Park.


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.