• Host team named for Nationals

    PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 18, 2017 VICTORIA, B.C. – The ... Read More
  • HarbourCats’ Owen named WCL Pitcher of the Year

    NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 21, 2017 Fresh off of the first ... Read More
  • HarbourCats Battle to the End, Fall to Knights in WCL Championship

    Knights closer Hazahel Quijada is smothered by catcher Zak Taylor and the ... Read More
  • Knights Bust Open Defensive Struggle to Draw Even with Victoria in WCL Championship

    Corvallis’s Jordan Qsar (19) celebrates with his teammates after he ... Read More
  • HarbourCats Walk-Off Knights in Dramatic West Coast League Championship Game One Victory

    “Bernie” Po-Hao Huang watches his game-winning single head to ... Read More
  • HarbourCats face Corvallis in WCL Final; Tickets on sale now!

    NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 10, 2017 The Victoria ... Read More

Host team named for Nationals

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 18, 2017 VICTORIA, B.C. – The 21-player host team that will look to mine gold at the Yates Street Taphouse Baseball Canada Men’s Championship, presented by B.C. Lotteries Corp., will have a decidedly local/Island flavour to it, with strong outside additions to bolster both pitching and hitting. The […]

HarbourCats’ Owen named WCL Pitcher of the Year

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 21, 2017 Fresh off of the first West Coast League Championship Series appearance in franchise history, the Victoria HarbourCats are proud to announce that left-hander Jack Owen has been named 2017 WCL Pitcher of the Year. Additionally, five HarbourCats have been named to post-season All-WCL teams. Owen led […]

HarbourCats Battle to the End, Fall to Knights in WCL Championship

Knights closer Hazahel Quijada is smothered by catcher Zak Taylor and the rest of the Knight’s following the final out of the 4-2 win over the HarbourCats on Tuesday (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart August 15, 2017, Corvallis, OR – It was one game for all the marbles in […]

Knights Bust Open Defensive Struggle to Draw Even with Victoria in WCL Championship

Corvallis’s Jordan Qsar (19) celebrates with his teammates after he scored in the decisive eighth inning of the Knight’s 6-0 win over the HarbourCats in game two of the WCL Championship (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart August 14, 2017, Corvallis, OR – After an epic first game in the […]

HarbourCats Walk-Off Knights in Dramatic West Coast League Championship Game One Victory

“Bernie” Po-Hao Huang watches his game-winning single head to centre field, giving Victoria a walk-off 5-4 win over the Corvallis Knights in Game 1 of the 2017 WCL Championship (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart August 12, 2017, Victoria, BC – The Victoria HarbourCats scored a pair of runs in […]

HarbourCats face Corvallis in WCL Final; Tickets on sale now!

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 10, 2017 The Victoria HarbourCats swept the Kelowna Falcons in the West Coast League North Division Final on Wednesday, and will now face the Corvallis Knights in the WCL Championship Series. Corvallis defeated the Yakima Valley Pippins in game three of the South Final, 3-2, finalizing the Championship […]

HarbourCats advance to WCL Championship Series

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 9, 2017 The Victoria HarbourCats had a chance to clinch a berth in the West Coast League Championship Series for the first time in franchise history on Wednesday night in Kelowna. Led by another offensive outburst, and a strong start on the mound, the HarbourCats left little doubt […]

HarbourCats Draw First Blood in WCL North Division Championship

Harrison Bragg hit a two-run home-run in the sixth inning Tuesday to help Victoria to an 8-2 win over Kelowna in Game 1 of the WCL North Division Championship (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart August 8, 2017, Victoria, BC – Less than 24 hours following one of the craziest […]

HarbourCats win the pennant!

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 7, 2017 At the end of a historically close pennant race that required an extra day, the Victoria HarbourCats have won the West Coast League’s North Division second half pennant. The HarbourCats (29-25 overall) finished tied atop the North Division second half standings with the Bellingham Bells at […]

HarbourCats loss means pennant to be determined in Wenatchee on Monday

Harrison Bragg gets a high-five after hitting his first of two home runs Sunday in Port Angeles (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 6, 2017 With the West Coast League’s North Division second half pennant hanging in the balance, the Victoria HarbourCats (29-25, 15-12 second half) played a marathon extra […]

Pennant coming down to final Sunday after win over Lefties

Victoria’s Kevin Collard would have a three-hit and two-RBI night in leading the HarbourCats to a 6-4 win over the Lefties in Port Angeles on Saturday (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 5, 2017 The Victoria HarbourCats (29-24, 15-11) began a season-ending two-game series in Port Angeles against the Lefties […]

Bellingham Keeps Pennant Hopes Alive With Late Win Over HarbourCats

Bellingham’s Chase Illig was one of three Bells to have three-hit evenings Wednesday, notching the game-winning RBI in the top of the ninth inning of the 6-2 win over Victoria (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart August 2, 2017, Victoria, BC – In the final home game of the season […]

HarbourCats Rebound for Key Win Over Bells, Jump Back into First

Following the HarbourCats 10-4 win over the Bells on Tuesday, the HarbourCats literally gave the jerseys off their backs to lucky fans in an end-of-game promotion (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart August 1, 2017, Victoria, BC – The Victoria HarbourCats moved into sole possession of first place (for now) […]

2018 ticket packages now available!

VICTORIA, B.C. – As the fifth season of Victoria HarbourCats baseball heads into the final games, plans are well under way for a sixth campaign in the West Coast League. The HarbourCats play host to the Bellingham Bells in an important series Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday. Playoffs loom after that if the HarbourCats can hold on to first […]

Bells Power Their Way Closer to HarbourCats in WCL North Division Pennant Race

Victoria first baseman Harrison Bragg makes the catch to just retire Bellingham’s Colby Barrick. This was a rarity on Monday as Barrick would finish the night with four hits in his five at bats in the Bells 11-9 win (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart July 31, 2017, Victoria, BC […]

2017 a ground-breaking year for HarbourCats

By Jonathan Hodgson The Victoria HarbourCats broke new ground in 2017 on many different levels. The team was handed the challenging task of trying to surpass the successes of a historic 2016 season that saw the HarbourCats win a West Coast League record 40 games, and qualify for the playoffs for the first time in […]

Jim Swanson named among Canadian baseball leaders

by Jonathan Hodgson 2016 was a banner year for the HarbourCats and baseball in Victoria as a whole, and the man behind it is closing the year by picking up a significant honour from one of Canada’s true baseball giants. Jim Swanson, managing partner of the HarbourCats, has been named to Bob Elliott’s annual list […]

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 […]

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 […]

Former Cub McRae to attend HarbourCats Hotstove

Jonathan Hodgson The 2016 World Series carries an abundance of historical significance with the Chicago Cubs playing the Cleveland Indians. With all the amazing storylines and statistics in this fall classic, its significance is personal for Victoria HarbourCats head coach Brian McRae, who was named head coach of the HarbourCats in August. The HarbourCats are […]

2016 brings thrills, experience and lessons learned for HarbourCats

By Jonathan Hodgson (Also published on the Canadian Baseball Network) The Victoria HarbourCats showed during the 2016 West Coast League regular season that they are ready compete among the league’s elite. The playoffs also proved that assembling the puzzle pieces to a championship is a process that is not often completed in one year. Make […]

Wilson named Victoria Business Person of the Year

A member of the HarbourCats local ownership group, and giant of the Victoria business community, has had a major award bestowed upon him.  At the annual Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce Business Awards held at the historic Fairmont Empress Hotel on Thursday evening, John Wilson was named  2016 Victoria Business Person of the Year. Wilson, […]

Topoozian began Fresno State pipeline

By Jonathan Hodgson In a relatively short time since beginning play in the West Coast League, the Victoria HarbourCats have forged and identity as a destination for some of the best talent coming from many elite college baseball programs in NCAA division 1 baseball. In 2013, the HarbourCats joined the very well established and connected […]

HarbourCats and PBL go hand in hand

By Jonathan Hodgson At the core of the HarbourCats mission is a commitment to promote the game of baseball, better the lives and careers of athletes, and positively affect the communities in which they serve on Vancouver Island.  With that in focus, the West Coast League club is set to host the annual British Columbia […]

HarbourCats: Here to Play, Here to Stay

By Jonathan Hodgson June 7, 2016 will mark a significant milestone for the Victoria HarbourCats. That night, the club will play its fourth home opener at Royal Athletic Park, as members of the West Coast League (WCL). The HarbourCats have enjoyed immediate and sustained success on and off the field since joining the WCL for […]

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