Summer Fun: 2017 game day promotions

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 21, 2017 VICTORIA, B.C. – The action at Victoria HarbourCats games will not be limited to on the field in 2017. Entering their fifth season in Victoria, dubbed ‘#SeasonV’, the HarbourCats are excited to announce the first round of game day promotions and events that will bring added […]

HarbourCats add St. Louis & UBC duos

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 7, 2017 VICTORIA, B.C. – The Victoria HarbourCats have added re-enforcements across the diamond less than three months away from the 2017 West Coast League season. Outfielder Aaron Case and infielder/outfielder Jake Garella from St. Louis University (NCAA Div. 1; Atlantic-10) will boost the offence while University of […]

HarbourCats sign four from Baylor

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 13, 2017 VICTORIA, B.C. – The Victoria HarbourCats have fortified their infield and pitching staff for the upcoming West Coast League season, with the addition of four players from Baylor University (NCAA Div. 1; Big 12). Baylor currently boasts a 14-2 record, having begun the season a school-best […]

Men’s Nationals presented by Yates Street Taphouse

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 27, 2017 VICTORIA, B.C. – Victoria landmark Yates Street Taphouse has come on board as the official naming rights sponsor for the next two Baseball Canada Men’s National Championship Tournaments in 2017 and 2018, both hosted in Victoria. The events will officially be known as the 2017/2018 Baseball […]

Blue Jays in Seattle vacation packages on sale

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 23, 2017 VICTORIA, B.C. – Opening Day of the 2017 West Coast League season is now just over three months away, and so to is the second annual HarbourCats vacation to Seattle. Last September, 140 HarbourCats fans boarded Wilson’s Transportation buses and joined an estimated 20,000 Blue Jays […]

HarbourCats add SEC talent

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 21, 2016 VICTORIA, B.C. – The Victoria HarbourCats have made a pair of impactful additions to their 2017 roster, signing outfielder Hunter Vansau from Mississippi State University and left-handed pitcher Jack Owen, a Freshman-commit of Auburn University. Both players come from schools in the NCAA Div. 1 SEC, […]

HarbourCats name Advisory Committee

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 16, 2016 VICTORIA, B.C. – The Victoria HarbourCats have named their advisory committee for 2017. The advisory committee is comprised of people who are community-minded, invested in this area, and love the added quality of life that HarbourCats baseball brings to Victoria and the South Island. They assist […]

HarbourCats sign first international player

VICTORIA, B.C. – The Victoria HarbourCats have made a significant addition to their 2017 roster, signing Taiwanese outfielder and utility player, Po-Hao Huang for the 2017 season. OF/UTIL Po-Hao Huang (Poe-HOW-Wong), Fu Jen Catholic University (Taiwan), Sophomore, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan, 5-11/175 Huang played in North America in the summer of 2016, competing in the Perfect […]

New at RAP: Campbell Real Estate Club Seats

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 6, 2016 VICTORIA, B.C. – Location, location, location — for real estate, and for HarbourCats baseball fans as well. The Victoria HarbourCats are pleased to announce the CAMPBELL REAL ESTATE CLUB SEATS section, which will see padded seating and at-your-seat service in a prime location of the ballpark. […]

Nationals tournament passes now on sale

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 2, 2016 VICTORIA, B.C. — The best men’s baseball teams in Canada are coming to Victoria, and now baseball fans can secure their spot at Royal Athletic Park. Tournament passes are on sale through the Victoria HarbourCats office, 1814 Vancouver Street or by phone at 778-265-0327. With a […]

2017 Men’s Nationals Committee Announced

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 24, 2016 VICTORIA, B.C. – The best amateur men’s baseball teams are coming to Victoria, and Victoria will be fully prepared. A 15-member committee has been appointed in preparation for the 2017 Baseball Canada Men’s National Championship, taking place in Victoria this August. Additional roles will be filled, […]

HarbourCats attending WCL winter meetings

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 19, 2016 VICTORIA, B.C. – Representatives from the Victoria HarbourCats are attending West Coast League board of directors meetings in Portland, OR this weekend, January 21-22, in preparation for the league’s 13th season in 2017. HarbourCats representatives include managing partner Jim Swanson, named 2016 WCL executive of the […]

Returner Wyatt Young leads newest signings

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 16, 2016 VICTORIA, B.C. – The Victoria HarbourCats have made three significant signings to their roster for the 2017 West Coast League season. The club has inked returning infielder Wyatt Young of Pepperdine University as well as left-handed pitchers AJ Block and James Mullins from Washington State University. […]

HarbourCats finalize 2017 coaching staff

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 9, 2016 VICTORIA, B.C. – The Victoria HarbourCats are pleased to announce the finalization of the club’s coaching staff for the 2017 West Coast League season. Brian McRae, former 10-year major league outfielder and current student manager at the University of Missouri, was hired as the HarbourCats fourth […]

Jim Swanson named among Canadian baseball leaders

by Jonathan Hodgson 2016 was a banner year for the HarbourCats and baseball in Victoria as a whole, and the man behind it is closing the year by picking up a significant honour from one of Canada’s true baseball giants. Jim Swanson, managing partner of the HarbourCats, has been named to Bob Elliott’s annual list […]