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WEBER CLIMBING LADDER WITH CUBS

Another former Border Cats player continuing to impress in the professional ranks is Andy Weber with the Chicago Cubs organization.  The 23-year old was selected by the Cubs in the fifth round of the 2018 MLB Draft and for the third straight year Weber has been with the major league club during spring training in Arizona. The middle infielder has appeared in 12 Cactus League games this spring and is hitting .222 (2-9) with a double and one run batted in.  In his last full season of pro ball in 2019, the native of Aurora, Ohio, helped lead the South Bend Cubs to the Single “A” Midwest League Championship.  Weber played in 127 games for South Bend where he batted .275 with 36 doubles, three home runs and 59 runs batted in.  The University of Virginia product spent two seasons with the Border Cats in 2016 and 2017, hitting .299 in 106 games.  Weber was named a Northwoods League All-Star in 2017.

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The Northwoods League is the proven leader in the development of elite college baseball players. Having completed its’ 27th season, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 22 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, over 245 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time All-Star and 2016 Roberto Clemente Award winner Curtis Granderson, three-time Cy Young Award winner and World Series Champion Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist (CHC) and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and World Series Champion Chris Sale (BOS). As well as 2019 Rookie of the Year and Home Run Derby Champion Pete Alonso (NYM) and MLB All-Star Jordan Zimmermann (MIL). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League website. For more information, visit www.northwoodsleague.com or download the Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play.