HONKERS SHUT OUT CATS
Thunder Bay, Ont. – The Rochester Honkers blanked the Thunder Bay Border Cats 3-0 Thursday night at Mayo Field.
Brandon Langan (New Mexico) had an impressive outing going six innings allowing only three runs while striking out five. Langan managed to minimize the amount of runs scored by getting out of a bases loaded situation in both the first and second inning as well as striking out Drew Ellis (Louisville) with two runners on base in the fifth.
The Border Cats look for a win against the Honkers Friday night at Mayo Field 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.