Border Cats Baseball Season Starts May 27th
THUNDER BAY – Business Profile – The Thunder Bay Border Cats are set to go on May 27th for another exciting season of Northwoods League Baseball.
Frank Pullia gets the inside pitch from Brad Jorgenson – President & General Manager and Courtney Bayda-Clace – Director of Operations.
The Border Cats are the only Canadian team in the Northwoods League.
For just the second time in their 12 year history, the Thunder Bay Border Cats will open the Northwoods League season at home. The Cats 2014 season opener will take place at Subway Field on Tuesday, May 27th, at 7:05pm against the St. Cloud Rox. The opener will be part of a four-game homestand as new manager Johnny Hernandez and the Cats will host St. Cloud for two games May (27-28), and the Duluth Huskies for a pair of games (May 29-30). Thunder Bay plays its first road game at Alexandria against the Blue Anchors on Saturday, May 31st.
The Northwoods League will move to a 72-game regular season in 2014 with nine teams in each division.
The Cats will again play in the North Division and welcome a new addition with the Eau Claire Express moving from the South Division to go along with existing clubs in Alexandria, Duluth, Mankato, Rochester, St. Cloud, Waterloo and Willmar. The South Division will welcome two expansion clubs with the Kalamazoo (MI), Growlers and Kenosha (WI), Kingfish bringing the league to 18 teams. The league will also feature season long intra-divisional play with Thunder Bay playing two game series at home and on the road against both the Wisconsin Rapids Rafters and Wisconsin Woodchucks from the South Division.
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