Five more added to roster, HarbourCats set up special Christmas event

Returning pitcher Hunter Omlid (above) highlights latest slate of prospects for eighth season in WCL November 5, 2019 For Immediate Release VICTORIA, B.C. — The top-level talent coming available more and more for the Victoria HarbourCats is a testament to the market, the facility, and indeed the fans who support the team, now entering its […]

2020 HarbourCats season schedule released

Open at home, four fireworks dates, Father’s Day, and a visit from the Seattle Studs among 30-plus games! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 1, 2019 VICTORIA, B.C. — Planning for the eighth season of Victoria HarbourCats baseball in the West Coast League is about to hit the fast lane, with today’s highly-anticipated release of the WCL […]

Big League vet hired as HarbourCats pitching coach

Mark Petkovsek a former first-round pick, pitched nine seasons at the MLB level October 23, 2019 VICTORIA, B.C. — Add it all up, and the Victoria HarbourCats coaching staff now has 14 years of MLB experience, along with a current MLB scout. The HarbourCats are extremely excited to announce the addition of Mark Petkovsek (pet-KYE-zek) […]

HarbourCats Ballpark Blonde Earns Silver Medal at 2019 BC Beer Awards 

HarbourCats and HarbourCats Ballpark Blonde both earn second place finishes in 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 21, 2019, Victoria, BC – The Victoria HarbourCats came within one game of winning the 2019 WCL Championship last August, earning a silver medal if you will, and now the first-year partnership between the HarbourCats and Duncan’s Red Arrow […]

Bramlett, Pettit to Return to HarbourCats in 2020

An All-Star in 2019, Angelo State’s Parker Bramlett (above) will return to anchor the HarbourCats middle-infield in 2020. October 18, 2019 For Immediate Release VICTORIA, B.C. — Up the middle — the best baseball teams, proven over time, have their foundation built from the middle of the diamond, and the Victoria HarbourCats have taken more […]

Three Island players re-sign with HarbourCats for 2020

Two returning players from Nanaimo, including Gus Wilson (above) and one from Victoria, secured for 2020 WCL season VICTORIA, B.C. — The Victoria HarbourCats put a lot of effort into building the right team culture for players to train, develop and perform — and part of that is bringing good people, and locals, back for […]

HarbourCats Announce First Signees for 2020 Season

HarbourCats start building 2020 roster with highly-touted 2019 WCL All-Star catcher Tyson Hays returning to Victoria VICTORIA, B.C. — One of the top catchers in the West Coast League is returning to Victoria for a second season. Tyson Hays of Illinois State, who hit .337 with five home runs and 25 RBIs in 26 games […]

2019 Fall Update – Season Ticket Early Bird Deadline Extended to October 1st!

We have been busy this late summer and fall, getting 2019 wrapped up and starting the building blocks for the 2020 season, our 8th in the West Coast League! Here is a quick update. September 24, 2019 Hello Fans! The Victoria HarbourCats Baseball Club are coming off one of their most successful seasons to date, […]

HarbourCats League Leaders in Attendance for the Sixth Year in a Row

Close to 80,000 people came through the gates of Wilson’s Group Stadium to enjoy HarbourCats Baseball in 2019 August 24, 2019, Victoria, BC – The Victoria HarbourCats are once again the West Coast League (WCL) leaders in attendance, with a total of 62,400 people attending their 27 home WCL games this season, for an average […]

11 HarbourCats Selected for WCL Post-Season Honours

Frankie Niemann (above at the 2019 All-Star game) headlines a list of 11 players from the HarbourCats record setting 2019 West Coast League season who were named to post-season All-Star lists Monday. August 27, 2019, Victoria, BC – The Victoria HarbourCats are pleased to announce that 11 players have been named to the post season […]

Clock strikes midnight in historic, and storybook, HarbourCats 2019 season

For the second time in three seasons, the Corvallis Knights won a deciding game three in the WCL Finals to prevent Victoria from earning their first championship in franchise history. Andy Atwood (above) celebrates with his Corvallis teammates after stealing home to score the first of three runs in the opening inning. (Photo by Christian […]

‘Cats swipe game two, set up a deciding game for WCL title

The Victoria HarbourCats dream 2019 season will continue, as the ‘Cats defeated the Corvallis Knights at Goss Stadium in Central Oregon to set up a deciding game three for the WCL Championship. Harrison Spohn (right) had a first inning solo homer that initially put Victoria on the board, while Kyle Sherick (left) had a two-RBI single […]

HarbourCats fall in Game One of WCL Finals to Knights

Starting game one of the WCL Finals, Zach Swanson tied his season high with five strikeouts through three innings in his first career playoff start, but it wouldn’t be enough as the Corvallis Knights took game one on the road tonight. (Photo by Christian J. Stewart) Story by Josh Kozelj Photos by Christian J. Stewart […]

WCL Finals Preview // Victoria HarbourCats vs. Corvallis Knights

After setting numerous all-time records and franchise bests, the HarbourCats will look to add another franchise first in 2019 this weekend—winning their first West Coast League Championship. (Photo by Christian J. Stewart)  The fairy tale summer will continue on Vancouver Island. As the top two teams in the regular season, the Corvallis Knights (42-12) and Victoria HarbourCats (39-15), […]

‘CATS WIN! Spohn Walk-Off single sends team to WCL Finals!

It will be a rematch of the 2017 WCL Finals, as the HarbourCats will face the Corvallis Knights for the second time in three seasons in the championship round. Harrison Spohn (buried somewhere in this pile) played the role of hero with a walk off single in the ninth to send Victoria to the finals. […]