Stellar Pitching Stymies Pippins and Clinches Series Win for ‘Cats

Above: Victoria starter Tyler Hilton was brilliant Wednesday, holding the Pippins to a single run on two hits and one walk, while striking out five over six full innings (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) Story by Josh Kozelj Photos by Christian J. Stewart FULL BOXSCORE June 6, 2018, Victoria B.C. – Help from reinforcements and quality […]

HarbourCats Run Over Pippins in Game One of Mid-Week Series

Above: Victoria starter Sam Brunnig went four strong innings, surrendering five walks, but no runs and no hits to earn the 6-3 win over the Yakima Valley Pippins Tuesday (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) Story by Josh Kozelj Photos by Christian J. Stewart June 5, 2018, Victoria, BC – Behind some brotherly love, fast feet, and […]

Kelly Gruber Coming to Victoria This Weekend

Blue Jays great to be Honorary Coach for Saturday-Sunday games VICTORIA, B.C. — He’s one of the best-known baseball players in Toronto Blue Jays history, and he’s coming to Victoria this weekend for HarbourCats fans. Kelly Gruber, a star of the heydays of the Blue Jays, and a member of the 1992 World Series Team, […]

AppleSox Spank HarbourCats to take Opening Series

Story by Josh Kozelj and Christian J. Stewart June 3, 2018, Victoria B.C. – A thirty minute rain delay and overcast skies did little to disturb the Wenatchee AppleSox, but plenty to cool off the Victoria HarbourCats, as the AppleSox pounded out 13 hits en route to a 14 – 2 win over the Victoria […]

HarbourCat bats provide a Firework Show of their own in front of Record Crowd

Story by Josh Kozelj Photos by Christian J. Stewart, Josh Kozelj, and @HarbourCats Twitter June 2, 2018, Victoria B.C. – Someone must have told the Victoria HarbourCat players it was Wilson’s Transportation Fireworks night at Royal Athletic Park tonight. After losing the opener of the series in a low scoring 2-1 pitchers duel last night, […]

AppleSox Spoil HarbourCats Opener

Above:  Men Without Hats front-man Ivan Doroschuk belts out the anthems in front of the Upper Deck experience and 3000 fans at the HarbourCats opener (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) Story by Josh Kozelj Photos by Christian J. Stewart June 1, 2018, Victoria, BC – The Victoria HarbourCats and Wenatchee AppleSox kicked off the 2018 West Coast […]

HarbourCats and Lefties Christen Wilson’s Group Stadium at Royal Athletic Park

Above: Adriel Queseda Pena throws the first pitch in Wednesday night’s pre-season game and becomes the first Cuban to play in the West Coast League (Photo Christian J. Stewart) Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart May 30, 2018, Victoria, BC – The Victoria HarbourCats and Port Angeles Lefties christened the new look and new […]

Late Player Signings Give McRae Options for First Weeks

HarbourCats sign players to tryout agreements, including Canadians VICTORIA, B.C. — Players brought in on 10-day deals have shown more than full value in the past, and that’s the hope with a group of HarbourCats signings being announced today. In addition to RHP Justin Solt of Lower Columbia College, who is signed to a full […]

Geric Construction Helps with Additional Stadium Improvements

Cupholders, padding, and “Pivetta’s Pen” added to Wilson’s Group Stadium at RAP VICTORIA, BC — Fans are going to like some of the new improvements at the park this summer, and they can thank Mike Geric and Geric Construction for significant new items. Geric Construction supported a number of Main Grandstand (Section 10) additions — […]

HarbourCats to Play in Nanaimo on July 27, 2018

Above: Former Victoria HarbourCat and Nanaimo native Griffin Andreychuk in action for the HarbourCats at a 2015 game against the Nanaimo Pirates at Serauxmen Stadium in Nanaimo (Photo: Christian J. Stewart)   Plenty of action for team’s players starts in less than two weeks May 18, 2018, VICTORIA, B.C. — The West Coast League’s Victoria […]

TD Partners With HarbourCats to Improve Game Day Experience

  ‘Green Team’ volunteers take to the stands for the 2018 season to help baseball fans have “an even better time” at the ballpark May 17, 2018, Victoria, BC – Today, TD and the Victoria HarbourCats announced a new partnership aimed at improving the game day experience for local baseball fans. The 2018 season will feature […]

First Pitch Just Three Weeks Away!

Season ticket pick up, pre-season fan mixers and new player announcements just a few items on tap as the HarbourCats prepare for June 1 home opener May 11, 2018,  Victoria, BC – With opening night at Wilson’s Group Stadium at Royal Athletic Park just three weeks away, the Victoria HarbourCats are working hard behind the scenes to […]

Claire Eccles Bobblehead Game set for Sunday, June 10

Vancouver Island Construction Association sponsoring top giveaway of 2018 season VICTORIA, B.C. — Women belong in baseball — and women certainly belong in the trades. The Victoria HarbourCats and the Vancouver Island Construction Association (VICA) have partnered together to bring you “Hardhats in the Ballpark” and are pleased to announce that a limited-edition Claire Eccles bobblehead will be given […]

We’re Giving Away a Funeral (and Will Package)

Life plans are important – be prepared, your loved ones will be grateful On Wednesday, July 18 – fans at the Victoria HarbourCats game vs. the Corvallis Knights, a rematch of the 2017 WCL final series, will have a chance to win a funeral. TONEFF FUNERAL SERVICES and H.W. WALLACE CREMATION SERVICE are providers of […]

Men Without Hats Vocalist to Sing Opening Night Anthems

Ivan Doroschuk, leader of iconic Canadian 80s band, to perform on June 1 VICTORIA, B.C. — With exactly a month to go, this news should help PACK THE PARK on Home Opening Weekend at Wilson’s Group Stadium at RAP. Ivan Doroschuk, the lead singer, songwriter and founder of the iconic Canadian ’80s band MEN WITHOUT HATS, will sing the […]