Pivetta to attend HarbourCats Hotstove

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – November 2, 2016 VICTORIA, B.C. – The Victoria HarbourCats are excited to announce that Nick Pivetta will attend the HarbourCats Hotstove this Saturday at Yates Street Taphouse. Additionally, Pivetta’s game-worn jersey from the HarbourCats first-ever game on June 5, 2013 in which Pivetta pitched eight innings and earned the […]

2017 Schedule released

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 24, 2016 VICTORIA, B.C. – The Victoria HarbourCats are very pleased to release the team’s schedule for the 2017 schedule. The schedule includes 54 West Coast League regular season games with all 27 home games played at Royal Athletic Park. The HarbourCats will also play an additional three […]

Fan favourite events and promotions returning for “Season V”

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 18, 2016 VICTORIA, B.C. – Planning is well underway for the Victoria HarbourCats 2017 season and those plans call for the return of many fan favourite event games and in-game promotions as the club celebrates their fifth season in the West Coast League. Over the past four years […]

Re-enforcements added from UCSB

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 12, 2016 VICTORIA, B.C. – The Victoria HarbourCats have signed outfielder Zach Diewert, a sophomore at Polk State College and product of Chemainus, B.C. for the 2017 West Coast League season. The club has also signed infielder Nick Moroney and right-handed pitchers Radd Thomas and Liam Steigerwald from […]

HarbourCats announce 2017 Seattle vacation

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 7, 2016 VICTORIA, B.C. – Following an overwhelmingly successful 2016 trip with more than 140 Victoria baseball fans invading Safeco Field in August, the Victoria HarbourCats are staging a 2017 fan vacation to Seattle to see the Blue Jays take on the Mariners. The 2017 vacation takes place […]

Mississippi State pair sign with HarbourCats

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 5, 2016 VICTORIA, B.C. – For the first time in franchise history, the Victoria HarbourCats have signed two players from Mississippi State University. The Bulldogs will send infielders Harrison Bragg and Reed Smith to Victoria for the 2017 West Coast League season. INF HARRISON BRAGG, Mississippi State University, […]

Lautz and Costello returning in 2017

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 30, 2016 VICTORIA, B.C. – The Victoria HarbourCats have added more veteran experience to the 2017 roster, bringing back outfielder Matt Lautz and right-handed pitcher Casey Costello. Both players had strong seasons in 2016, helping the HarbourCats win a West Coast League record 40 games. OF MATT LAUTZ, […]

Free playoff tickets with “early bird” season ticket purchases

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 28, 2016 VICTORIA, B.C. – In the wake of a West Coast League (WCL) record 40-win season in 2016, and the franchise’s first playoff berth, the Victoria HarbourCats are extending a limited-time offer to “early bird” 2017 season ticket purchases. All 2017 season tickets purchased before November 7 […]

WCL coming to Port Angeles in 2017

West Coast League baseball is coming to Port Angeles, Washington in 2017. The WCL is proud to announce the birth of the Port Angeles Lefties, who will begin play in the league next season. Team ownership as well as members of the organization, Port Angeles city officials – led by Mayor Patrick Downie – along […]

Junior National Team alums headline newest signings

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 7, 2016 VICTORIA, B.C. – The Victoria HarbourCats are pleased to announce the latest signings for the 2017 West Coast League season which include a pair of Canadian Junior National Team alums and B.C. natives. Right-handed pitcher Carter Loewen of Abbotsford B.C. has signed along with University of […]

Mitchell leads first three returning players for 2017

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 29, 2016 VICTORIA, B.C. – The Victoria HarbourCats have finalized their first three signings for the 2017 roster, bringing back left-handed pitcher Josh Mitchell along with right-handers Blake Hannah and Colin Ashworth.  LHP JOSH MITCHELL, University of Pittsburgh, (Redshirt Junior), Ridgway, PA, 6-1, 210 RHP BLAKE HANNAH, UC […]

HarbourCats attendance ninth in collegiate-summer baseball

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 23, 2016 VICTORIA, B.C. — The Victoria HarbourCats are pleased to announce that the club and its fans earned significant recognition, finishing 2016 with the ninth-highest attendance average among all collegiate-summer teams in North America. Ballpark Biz has released the 2016 edition of their annual summer-collegiate attendance rankings […]

Brian McRae named Head Coach of HarbourCats

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 19, 2016 VICTORIA — The Victoria HarbourCats are pleased to announce that former Major League Baseball star outfielder Brian McRae, now a college coach with summer baseball managerial experience, will take over as the team’s head coach. McRae has agreed to a two-year contract to lead the on-field […]

HarbourCats prominent among WCL post-season All-Stars and Awards

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 15, 2016 VICTORIA, B.C. –Monday was a significant day for the Victoria HarbourCats as the West Coast League announced its 2016 post-season all-stars and award recipients. Six HarbourCats were named All-WCL in addition to head coach Graig Merritt being named Coach of the Year and managing partner Jim […]

Bellingham Crushes HarbourCats Championship Hopes

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart (ISN) August 10, 2016, Victoria, BC (ISN) – Just like that, the dream is over.  After a record setting campaign that saw the Victoria HarbourCats set a new West Coast League  (WCL) record of 40 wins and a establish a WCL record 19-game win streak, the HarbourCats season […]