Spohn returning, Espinosa added, Washington State sending three players to Victoria

Middle infielder Harrison Spohn, here turning a double-play against Coquitlam in 2018, will return to the HarbourCats in 2019 (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) November 14, 2018 VICTORIA, B.C. — The relationship with both Cal Baptist and Washington State universities will be in full view again in 2019 for fans at Wilson’s Group Stadium at Royal […]

In November, we remember — and salute

First Responders and Military deserve the best from us all, and this is our best offer November 9, 2018 VICTORIA — If you’ve been to a HarbourCats game, you know what we think of our military and first responders. Wilson’s Transportation, every game, salutes a Canadian military member — past, present, even future with cadets […]

HarbourCats Announce 2019 West Coast League Schedule

(Above) – The three-time defending WCL Champion Corvallis Knights will help the Victoria HarbourCats open the home portion of their 2019 season on Friday, June 7, 2019 (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) November 1, 2018  For Immediate Release VICTORIA B.C. – The Victoria HarbourCats are pleased to announce their 2019 West Coast League (WCL) schedule, one […]

Runs for charity — MNP gives back through the HarbourCats

Victoria Foundation the beneficiary of charitable program during 2018 season Oct. 24, 2018 VICTORIA, B.C. – Victoria HarbourCats fans had extra incentive to cheer on the team this year thanks to a new fundraising partnership involving the baseball club and MNP. Through the new “Score for the Community” program at HarbourCats home games this past […]

All 2018 HarbourCats Photography Now Available for Viewing and Purchase

Need your fix of HarbourCats baseball?  Re-visit the 2018 season through the eyes of our photographer Christian J. Stewart, as all 2018 photography is now available on his website for viewing and purchase at www.harbourcatphotos.com From ceremonial first pitches, to anthems, to all the exciting game action and key moments, it is all there, including […]

HarbourCats Ink Four More for 2019, Three from U of Hawaii

The University of Hawaii’s Dustin Demeter, who played for the HarbourCats in 2018, will return in 2019 along with two other Rainbow Warriors (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) Victoria home to UH players for seventh consecutive season, four more players in total signed For Immediate Release Sept. 19, 2018 VICTORIA, B.C. — From one of the […]

Four Players Returning to Best Summer Ball City on Earth

Noah Prewett, Nate Walker, AJ Lewis and last year’s Player of the Year Nick Plaia (pictured above) headed back to Victoria For Immediate Release September 6, 2018 VICTORIA, B.C. — Every August, it’s the same conversation at Wilson’s Group Stadium at RAP — players asking the HarbourCats if they can be invited back for another […]

HarbourCats Announce First Player Signing for 2019 Season

Trevin Esquerra, a switch-hitter AND switch-thrower from Loyola Marymount, heading to Victoria September 4, 2018 VICTORIA, B.C. — It’s rare to be a switch-hitter in baseball — rarer still to be able to play both right- and left-handed on the defensive side of the ball. The first player signed and announced for the 2019 season […]

British Columbia Takes Gold at Baseball Canada Nationals, Victoria Silver

The Coquitlam Angels begin to celebrate their gold medal win at the 2018 Baseball Canada Men’s Nationals (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart August 26, 2018, Victoria, BC – Grant Malm hit a three-run home run in the bottom of the first inning and that would be all the runs […]

Ontario 1 Captures Bronze Medal With Walk-Off Win Over New Brunswick

Eric Cunningham was the hero Sunday, hitting a walk off home run in the bottom of the seventh inning to give the Tecumseh Thunder a 2-1 win over New Brunswick in the Bronze Medal game of the 2018 Baseball Canada Nationals (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart August 26, 2018, […]

Team BC Prevails Over New Brunswick in Classic Extra-Inning Pitching Duel, Will Play Victoria for Gold

Shawn Scahefer and the Coquitlam Angels would emerge with a 2-1 extra inning semi-final victory over New Brunswick to advance to Sunday’s Gold Medal game against the Victoria Mavericks (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart August 26, 2018, Victoria BC – It was a classic pitching duel between two of […]

Blade’s Blast Puts Victoria in Gold Medal Game at Baseball Canada Nationals

Duncan Blades (2) is congratulated by his Maverick teammates after hitting a three-run home run in the fourth inning Sunday morning, a shot that gave the Mavericks an eventual 4-1 win and sent them to the Gold Medal game Sunday evening (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart August 26, 2018, […]

Victoria Ousts Quebec, Advance to National Semi-Finals, New Brunswick Also Advances

Victoria’s Lanny Burrows was brilliant Saturday night, turning a pair of defensive double plays and crushing a three-run home run in the pivotal sixth inning to lead the Mavericks to the win over Quebec (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart August 25, 2018, Victoria, BC –  A two-out, three-run home run […]

Host Victoria and Team British Columbia Move into Playoff Rounds at Nationals

Jason Gibson held Manitoba to just one run over six innings of work Saturday, helping the Mavericks to a 3-1 win, and advancing the Mavericks into the playoff round at 7:00 PM Saturday night (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart August 25, 2018, Victoria, BC – The playoff picture at […]

Playoff Scenarios Start to Emerge on Day 3 of Nationals

Quebec’s Pierre-Olivier Dostaler is congratulated after scoring a run for Quebec in their win over Alberta Saturday afternoon (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart August 25, 2018, Victoria, BC – The Tecumseh Thunder (Ontario 1), Team Quebec and New Brunswick punched their way into the playoff rounds Saturday morning with […]