Former HarbourCats, ex-pros highlight host Victoria entry in Men’s Nationals

Former Victoria HarbourCat and 2017 Victoria Maverick Connor Russell returns in 2018 to lead the Victoria host team into the 2018 Baseball Canada Men’s Nationals (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) Tournament runs Aug 22-26 at Wilson’s Group Stadium and Lambrick Park VICTORIA — Three former pro baseball players and eight former Victoria HarbourCats highlight the final roster […]

Beyond the Fence: Vol. 10 – A goodbye for now

Go beyond the fence with everything HarbourCats baseball in this column from Summer Intern Josh Kozelj.  Weekly Recap: August 6 – August 13 Season Record: 13-14 (Second Half) / 27-27 (Overall) Week Record: 2-1 Welcome Back (for the final time this year): Happy Monday HarbourCats fans! Thank you for all your support this year, despite the […]

‘Cats set new WCL attendance record but see Playoff hopes end

Story by Josh Kozelj  Photos by Christian J. Stewart  FULL BOXSCORE VICTORIA, B.C. — Despite setting a new WCL record in single season attendance, the Victoria HarbourCats postseason hopes came to a crushing halt with a 10-3 defeat at the hands of the Portland Pickles Wednesday evening on the final day of the regular season […]

HarbourCats Defeat Portland to Set Up “Win and In” Scenario

Hunter Vansau’s second inning grand slam would be the big blow in the HarbourCats 13-6 win over the Pickles Tuesday night (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) Story by Josh Kozelj  Photos by Christian J. Stewart  FULL BOXSCORE VICTORIA, B.C. — The Victoria HarbourCats used a pair of early inning blasts to keep their playoff hopes alive […]

HarbourCats slice up Pickles behind Friend’s quality start

Gunnar Friend was stellar on the mound for Victoria Monday, throwing a three-hit shutout over six complete innings against Portland (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) Story by Josh Kozelj  Photos by Christian J. Stewart  FULL BOXSCORE VICTORIA, B.C. — In the final home stand of the year, Gunnar Friend’s superb pitching on the mound led the […]

Beyond the Fence: Vol. 9

Go beyond the fence with everything HarbourCats baseball in this column from Summer Intern Josh Kozelj.  Weekly Recap: July 30 – August 6 Season Record: 11-13 (Second Half) / 25-26 (Overall) Week Record: 2-4 (0-1 in Exhibition) Welcome Back: Happy Monday HarbourCats fans! The final week of the season is upon us, and forgive me if […]

Victoria held to five hits and drop series in Wenatchee

Story by Josh Kozelj  FULL BOXSCORE WENATCHEE, WA — Behind the right arm of starting pitcher Alec Gomez, the Wenatchee AppleSox defeated the Victoria HarbourCats for the second time in as many days with a 5-2 series clinching victory at Paul Thomas Field. For the HarbourCats, who came into this series winners of five of […]

Seven run third the downfall as HarbourCats drop opener in Wenatchee

Story by Josh Kozelj  FULL BOXSCORE WENATCHEE, WA — Not even the Cardiac ‘Cats could overcome an seven run deficit in the third inning, as the Wenatchee AppleSox used a trio of home runs in the third to defeat the Victoria HarbourCats 7-3 at Paul Thomas Field. After game winning frantic ninth inning rallies in […]

Fagg’s Ninth inning single rescues Cardiac ‘Cats Postseason hopes

Story by Josh Kozelj  YAKIMA, WA — For the second straight game the Victoria HarbourCats used a dramatic ninth inning rally to defeat the Yakima Valley Pippins 6-5 in the series rubber match at Yakima County Stadium. With the victory the HarbourCats pulled to within three games of the North Division leading Pippins, and coupled […]

HarbourCats use ninth inning rally to even Series

Story by Josh Kozelj  FULL BOXSCORE YAKIMA, WA — The Victoria HarbourCats were one strike away from losing back to back games to the Yakima Valley Pippins, but used a frantic two out rally to save their season and defeat the North division leaders 8-4 at Yakima County Stadium. One night after jumping out to an […]

Season Ticket Renewal! Book Your Seats Now for 2019!

Dear Season Ticket Holders: First, we can’t thank you enough. Without you, our most-valued fans, and without our tremendous corporate partners, we couldn’t do what we do. You may not fully realize it, but you ARE the reason we love spreading the word about the Victoria HarbourCats, because we know anyone new who comes to Wilson’s […]

HarbourCats drop heartbreaker in Yakima

Story by Josh Kozelj  FULL BOXSCORE YAKIMA, WA — If there was one word to describe the 2018 Victoria HarbourCats it would be inconsistent. Leading by seven through three innings, it looked like the ‘Cats were well on their way to earning a decisive series opening win over the North division leading Yakima Valley Pippins. […]

Ober’s two homers not enough as Cuba defeats HarbourCats in historic game

Alberto Bello with the bat flip after his 2-RBI single gave Cuba an early lead (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) Story by Josh Kozelj  Photos by Christian J. Stewart  FULL BOXSCORE  July 30, 2018 — Cuba showed why they are widely considered the premier baseball nation in the world, as the U-20 level Union de Reyes […]

Beyond the Fence: Vol. 8

Go beyond the fence with everything HarbourCats baseball in this column from Summer Intern Josh Kozelj.  Weekly Recap: July 23 – July 30 Season Record: 9-9 (Second Half) / 23-22 (Overall) Week Record: 3-1 (1-1 in Exhibition) Welcome Back: Happy Monday HarbourCats fans! With less than two weeks left in the season, it’s officially go time […]

HarbourCats drop slugfest as Mavericks split Crosstown Series

Story by Josh Kozelj  FULL BOXSCORE July 29, 2017 — The Victoria Mavericks scored nine times in the first three innings and Chris Fougner racked up four hits and six RBI in a 17-7 victory over the Victoria HarbourCats to split a two-game weekend series at Wilson’s Group Stadium at Royal Athletic Park. After last […]