McRae knows Bo… and Victoria

by Jonathan Hodgson Brian McRae knows Bo. Well, sort of. The Kansas City Royals called McRae up to the major leagues in August of 1990 in a move that corresponded with Bo Jackson landing on the disabled list. Jackson famously starred as a power-hitting outfielder with the Royals and later the Chicago White Sox and California […]

Xavier duo sign with HarbourCats

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – November 29, 2016 VICTORIA, B.C. – The Victoria HarbourCats have added depth to their outfield for the 2017 West Coast League season, signing Will LaRue and Riley Pletcher from Xavier University (NCAA Div. 1; Big East) in addition to right-handed pitcher Matt Kent. OF Will LaRue, Xavier University, (Junior), […]

HarbourCats sign Purdue hitters, George Mason arm

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – November 23, 2016 VICTORIA, B.C. – The Victoria HarbourCats have bolstered their defense for the 2017 season, signing infielder Harry Shipley and catcher Bryce Bonner from Purdue University (NCAA Div. 1; Big 10). Right-handed pitcher Ryan Ricci of George Mason University (NCAA Div. 1; Atlantic 10) has also signed […]

HarbourCats Christmas Party

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – November 17, 2016 VICTORIA, B.C. – Celebrate the beginning of the Christmas season with the Victoria HarbourCats — A White Christmas. Thursday, December 1 from 12:00 – 8:00 PM at the team office (1814 Vancouver Street), the HarbourCats will be throwing a Christmas Party with a wide range of […]

Back-to-back Nats

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – November 15, 2016 VICTORIA, B.C. – Victoria has been announced as the host for the next two national men’s baseball championship tournaments — the 2017 and 2018 Baseball Canada Senior Championship. A group spearheaded by the HarbourCats, and chaired by Shawn Petriw with support from B.C. Senior Baseball and […]

Major League names, personalities entertain at Hotstove

by Jonathan Hodgson Significant names from the baseball world, past present and future, descended on Victoria on Saturday for the 2nd Annual HarbourCats Hotstove. The event, hosted by Yates Street Taphouse, was headlined for the second straight year by Gregg Zaun, a former major league catcher and current Sportsnet baseball analyst. Zaun was joined on […]

Pivetta to attend HarbourCats Hotstove

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – November 2, 2016 VICTORIA, B.C. – The Victoria HarbourCats are excited to announce that Nick Pivetta will attend the HarbourCats Hotstove this Saturday at Yates Street Taphouse. Additionally, Pivetta’s game-worn jersey from the HarbourCats first-ever game on June 5, 2013 in which Pivetta pitched eight innings and earned the […]