HarbourCats edged in game 1

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 9, 2016 BELLINGHAM, WA – The first playoff game in Victoria HarbourCats franchise history took place on Tuesday night at Joe Martin Field in Bellingham, unfortunately the result was not what they desired. The HarbourCats sent right-hander Austin Dondanville (6-1, 1.72 ERA) from Cal Poly to the mound […]

FORTY! HarbourCats Set New WCL Record for Wins in Finale Against Yakima

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN) August 7, 2016, Victoria, BC (ISN) – The Victoria HarbourCats have set a  new West Coast League (WCL) record for wins in a season after they drubbed the Yakima Valley Pippins 11-4 Sunday afternoon in the season finale for both teams in front of 2,506 fans at […]

HarbourCats Tie WCL Record With Win Over Yakima

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN) August 6, 2016, Victoria, BC (ISN) – The Victoria HarbourCats have tied the West Coast League (WCL) record of 39 wins in a season after a home run and four-RBI night from Tommy Jew (pictured above) helped lead them to a 6-2 victory over the Yakima Valley […]

2017 Season Tickets now on sale

 PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 5, 2016 VICTORIA, BC – With one final series remaining at Royal Athletic Park this Friday to Sunday before the Victoria HarbourCats first-ever playoff appearance next week, the West Coast League club already has an eye on next season as 2017 season tickets are now on sale. The […]

Mitchell becomes single-season wins leader in sweep

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 3, 2016 BREMERTON, WA – The Victoria HarbourCats completed their eighth series sweep of the season with a 4-1 win on Wednesday evening at Gene Lobe Field, and left-hander Josh Mitchell (Pitt) became the franchise leader for wins in a single season. The HarbourCats (37-13) entered Wednesday having […]

HarbourCats set to top 50,000 in attendance

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 2, 2016 VICTORIA, BC – More records are set to fall during the Victoria HarbourCats’ final regular season homestand, with a three-game series this Friday to Sunday at Royal Athletic Park. A remarkable season for the HarbourCats has included a West Coast League record 19-game winning streak, and […]

HarbourCats clinch best record in WCL

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 1, 2016 BREMERTON, WA – The Victoria HarbourCats entered their series opener Monday against the Kitsap BlueJackets (7-17/15-36) needing just one win to clinch the top overall regular season record in the West Coast League, and they left little doubt on this night. The HarbourCats carried a 35-13 […]

Dondanville becomes franchise wins leader in 12-4 Victory

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 13, 2016 GRESHAM, OR— The Victoria HarbourCats showed why they have been the highest scoring offence in the West Coast League this season, as they played the second game of a three-game series against the Gresham GreyWolves at Oslund Field on Wednesday night. This game featured a strong […]

HarbourCats Make History, Clinch Playoff Berth in Front of Record Crowd

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN) June 30, 2016, Victoria, BC (ISN) – It has been a magical West Coast League (WCL) season so far for the Victoria HarbourCats and that magic continued at Royal Athletic Park (RAP) on Thursday, as the HarbourCats rolled to an unprecedented 18th win in a row with […]

HarbourCats hit Home Run with Tobacco-free Partnership

Release from Vancouver Island Health Authority: VICTORIA – Island Health and the Victoria HarbourCats baseball club are teaming up to knock chewing tobacco out of the park this summer, educating youth, players and fans about the benefits of tobacco-free sports – especially the dangers of smokeless tobacco products. Known as “chew,” “dip,” or “snuff,” chewing […]

Harbourcats Make WCL History

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 27, 2016 The Victoria HarbourCats defeated the Wenatchee AppleSox, 7-4 at Paul Thomas Sr. Field in Wenatchee, WA on Monday evening and made history, establishing a new West Coast League record for consecutive victories with 15. Right-hander James Kannenberg (San Francisco/0-1, 1.68 ERA) made his fourth start of […]

RBC Hits a Grand Slam With HarbourCats

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 27, 2016 The Victoria HarbourCats are pleased to announce that RBC has joined the HarbourCats as a GRAND SLAM PARTNER for the 2016 season and beyond. This partnership with RBC providing includes premium RBC signage at the park in multiple locations, video commercials during regular season and playoff […]

McAffer named WCL and National Pitcher of the Week

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 21, 2016 VICTORIA, B.C. – Right-handed pitcher Will McAffer (South Dakota State) had a dominant week for the Victoria HarbourCats that has earned him two major accolades. McAffer started two games during the week of June 13-19, pitching a total of 11.2 shutout innings on just four hits […]

Late Heroics Gives HarbourCats Franchise Record Win Streak

Victoria’s Riley Guntrip was all smiles after launching his first career WCL home run, a line drive over the right field fence that pulled the HarbourCats into a 3-3 tie in the bottom of the fourth inning (Photo: Christian J. Stewart / ISN) Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart June 18, 2016, Victoria, BC […]

Record number of HarbourCats drafted in 2016

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 11, 2016 VICTORIA, B.C.— The Victoria HarbourCats are very proud to announce that 2016 produced the largest class of HarbourCats selected in the Major League Baseball draft with a total of Eight current or former HarbourCats drafted. Headlining the list is 2013-15 HarbourCats infielder, Alex De Goti. INF […]