Beyond the Fence: Vol. 6

Go beyond the fence with everything HarbourCats baseball in this column from Summer Intern Josh Kozelj.  Photo provided by Christian J. Stewart   Weekly Recap: July 9 – July 16 Season Record: 4-5 (Second Half) / 18-18 (Overall) Week Record: 4-3 Welcome Back: Happy Monday HarbourCats fans! With nine games already in the books, a third of […]

HarbourCats can’t earn Sweep as Cowlitz wins in 13

Story by Josh Kozelj  FULL BOXSCORE July 15, 2018 – Seven innings into the series finale in Longview, WA it looked like the Victoria HarbourCats would notch their third straight victory over the Cowlitz Black Bears before the All-Star break, but a couple late innings rallies would send the two teams to extra innings for […]

HarbourCats win in 10 to earn Second Straight Series Win

Story by Josh Kozelj  FULL BOXSCORE July 14, 2018 – The Victoria HarbourCats blew a late two-run lead, but managed to come back in the 10th inning to come away with a 3-2 win and second straight victory over the Cowlitz Black Bears at Story Field in Longview, WA. One day after scoring early, plating […]

Victoria Starts Early, Rallies Late to Defeat Cowlitz

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart FULL BOXSCORE July 13, 2018, Longview, WA – A two RBI double from AJ Lewis (pictured above) and stellar relief pitching from a trio of HarbourCats pitchers led the Victoria HarbourCats to a 4-3 win over the Cowlitz Black Bears in West Coast League action Friday night at […]

Team Canada Duty Beckons Eccles

Only female player in WCL history will say good-bye next week VICTORIA, B.C. — It’s been an incredible two years, with unforgettable moments — and, Claire, we thank you. Claire Eccles, the lefty pitcher who in 2017 became the first female in the history of the West Coast League, will leave the Victoria HarbourCats following […]

HarbourCats Drop Series Finale as Bend Avoids Sweep

Victoria shortstop Dustin Demeter makes a throw to first Thursday. Offensively Demeter would have two hits, a walk an RBI and a run scored to lead the HarbourCats offence (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) Story by Josh Kozelj  Photos by Christian J. Stewart  FULL BOXSCORE July 12, 2018 – The Victoria HarbourCats couldn’t close out the […]

Vansau Leads HarbourCats to Win Over Bend

Nick Plaia (right) congratulates Hunter Vansau (26) after Vansau hit a 2-run homer in the first inning Wednesday (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) Story by Josh Kozelj  Photos by Christian J. Stewart  FULL BOXSCORE July 11, 2018 – 2017 WCL All-Star and returnee Hunter Vansau didn’t wait long to make his presence felt, hitting the very […]

HarbourCats Walk-Off Elks in 10th to end Losing Streak

Jedd Fagg (right) is congratulated by his brother Jaaxon (left) after Jedd hit a 2-RBI single in the bottom of the 10th to give the HarbourCats a 5-4 win over the Bend Elks (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) Story by Josh Kozelj  Photos by Christian J. Stewart  FULL BOXSCORE July 10, 2018 – Newly minted WCL […]

HarbourCats Swept in Series Finale to Corvallis

Story by Josh Kozelj  FULL BOXSCORE July 9, 2018 – The Victoria HarbourCats (0-3/14-16) will hope a little home cooking will be the remedy they need after dropping the series finale 10-2, and third straight game to the Corvallis Knights (3-0/17-11) at Goss Stadium. Lethbridge, AB native, and Knights starting pitcher, Landon Bourassa was a […]

Beyond the Fence: Vol. 5

Go beyond the fence with everything HarbourCats baseball in this column from Summer Intern Josh Kozelj.  Weekly Recap: July 2 – July 9 Season Record: 0-2 (Second Half) / 14-15 (Overall) Week Record: 3-2 (2-0 in exhibition play) Welcome Back: Happy Monday HarbourCats fans! Wow, can you believe the WCL season is already half over? Time […]

Nanaimo Native Posts Strong Outing but HarbourCats fall to Knights

Story by Josh Kozelj  FULL BOXSCORE July 8, 2018 – The Victoria HarbourCats (0-2) couldn’t muster up any offence for their starter Garrett Goodall, who delivered a quality start on the mound, in their second consecutive loss to the Corvallis Knights (2-0) in the first series of the Second Half WCL schedule. Although Goodall, a […]

‘Cats Late Rally not good enough to take down Knights

Story by Josh Kozelj  FULL BOXSCORE  July 7, 2018 – After winning five consecutive games to end the First Half WCL split season, the Victoria HarbourCats (0-1) dropped the first game of their Second Half schedule 9-8 to the Corvallis Knights (1-0) at Goss Stadium on the campus of Oregon State University. In what was […]

HarbourCats Explode for 13 Runs in Fifth Straight Win

Cat’s win! The HarbourCats celebrate their 13-1 victory over the Highline Bears Friday (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) Story by Josh Kozelj Photos by Christian J. Stewart  FULL BOXSCORE July 6, 2018 – For the second game in a row, the Victoria HarbourCats battled back from a first inning deficit to collect their fifth consecutive win, […]

‘Cats Claw Bears in Game 1 of Exhibition Series

Joe Casey made an impressive home debut for the HarbourCats with a double off the wall to lead off the bottom of the first inning (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) Story by Josh Kozelj  Photos by Christian J. Stewart  FULL BOXSCORE July 5, 2018 – On the first of a two-day mid season break from WCL […]

HarbourCats end First Half with Sweep of Bells

Story by Josh Kozelj  FULL BOXSCORE July 4, 2018 – As the old adage goes ‘better late than never’, the Victoria HarbourCats (14-13) concluded their First Half of the WCL season with a 3-2 victory and first three-game sweep of the season over the Pennant winning Bellingham Bells (18-10) at Joe Martin Field. On a […]