HarbourCats prepare to host Yakima Valley, WCL All-Stars announced

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 10, 2017 VICTORIA, BC — It’s a critical July home series for the Victoria HarbourCats, and Head Coach Brian McRae has set his rotation with the Yakima Valley Pippins arriving at Royal Athletic Park for games Tuesday through Thursday. All games are 6:35pm starts (gates open 5:30pm) TUESDAY, […]

HarbourCats Go Quietly as Elks Take Series

Victoria base runner Nick Moroney is tagged out by Bend shortstop Jaylon McLaughlin on this play in Sunday’s game (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart July 9, 2017, Victoria, BC – The Bend Elks got a two-run home run from Jack Pauley in the very first inning and that would […]

Vansau Powers HarbourCats to Comeback Win Over Elks

HarbourCats outfielder Hunter Vansau watches his seventh inning home run head over the centre-field fence Saturday. Vansau would finish 5 for 5 with 6 RBIs to lead the Cats to an 11-5 win over Bend (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart July 8, 2017, Victoria, BC – The Victoria HarbourCats Hunter […]

Elks Stick Antlers Into HarbourCats Win Streak

Bend side-armer Kris Jackson baffled Victoria batters for 8 innngs Friday, giving up just two runs on four hits (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart July 7, 2017, Victoria, BC – The Bend Elks roughed up Victoria HarbourCats starter Isaac Mullins for six runs and 11 hits en route to […]

HarbourCats bats sweep through Kelowna

KELOWNA, BC—The Victoria HarbourCats (18-13/4-0 in second half) extended their winning streak to eight games with a 12-2 win over the Kelowna Falcons (17-13/0-3) Thursday night at Elks Stadium. With the win, the HarbourCats complete their second straight series sweep and outscore Kelowna 36-8 in the series, reaching double figures in all three games. The […]

HarbourCats win seventh straight in extras

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 5, 2017 KELOWNA, BC—The Victoria HarbourCats (17-13/3-0 in second half) extended their winning streak to seven games with a 10-5 win over the Kelowna Falcons (17-12/0-2) in 12 innings on Wednesday night at Elks Stadium. Kelowna took the lead in the first inning, on an RBI single from […]

HarbourCats rout Kelowna in series opener

  NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 4, 2017 KELOWNA, BC—The Victoria HarbourCats (16-13/2-0) took an early lead on Tuesday night at Elks Stadium and never looked back as they won their sixth consecutive game with a 14-1 victory in the series opener over the Kelowna Falcons (17-11/0-1). The first meeting of the season […]

Victoria host team announces coaching staff for Men’s Nationals

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 4, 2017 VICTORIA, B.C. – With less than two months until the 2017 Baseball Canada Men’s National Championship presented by Yates Street Taphouse, with national sponsor B.C. Lotteries Corp., the host Victoria team has finalized its coaching staff. Head Coach: Dave Diachuk Assistant Coach: Troy Birtwistle Assistant Coach: […]

HarbourCats Roll to Exhibition Win Over Mavericks

Victoria shortstop Noah Prewett turns the double play early in Monday’s game (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart July 3, 2017, Victoria, BC – The Victoria HarbourCats used a six-run seventh inning that included home runs from Kevin Collard and Tucker Johnson, to break open a close game and cruise […]

Cats Use Pitching and Defence to Sweep Black Bears

Victoria second baseman Nick Moroney takes a shot at the double play during the seventh inning Saturday (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart July 1, 2017, Victoria BC – The Victoria HarbourCats used some solid pitching from starter Adam McKillican and their bullpen, as well as some timely defence, to […]

Late Runs Once Again Propel Victoria Over Cowlitz

Victoria’s Ethan Lopez celebrates after scoring the go-ahead and eventual winning run in the bottom of the eighth inning Friday (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart June 30, 2017, Victoria, BC – The Victoria HarbourCats got a big swing early to take a 3-0 lead, but then needed a pair […]

Fireworks Come Early, HarbourCats Stage Dramatic Comeback to Give Eccles First League Win

With hair-a-flying, Victoria’s Noah Prewett prepares to be swarmed after driving in the winning run in the HarbourCats 12-11 walk-off, comeback win over Cowlitz on Thursday evening (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart June 29, 2017, Victoria, BC – In one of the wackiest baseball games to be played perhaps […]

Pitch-Perfect; Back-to-back shutout wins for HarbourCats

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 28, 2017 CORVALLIS, WA—The Victoria HarbourCats (12-13) have been pitch-perfect the last two nights, shutting out the Corvallis Knights (14-10) in consecutive games after a 4-0 victory on Wednesday night. It was left-hander Jack Owen’s (Auburn) turn to pace Victoria to victory at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. The […]

HarbourCats rebound with shutout win

NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 27, 2017 VICTORIA, B.C. – The Victoria HarbourCats (11-13) rebounded from Monday’s defeat by recording their first shutout victory of 2017 on Tuesday night, 5-0 over the Corvallis Knights. The HarbourCats tied the three-game series at a game a piece with Corvallis (14-9) and in the process, end […]

HarbourCats to host Mavericks in non-league action

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 27, 2017 VICTORIA, B.C. – The Victoria HarbourCats are pleased to announce the scheduling of an additional non-league game at Royal Athletic Park on Monday, July 3. The HarbourCats will play the Victoria Mavericks at 5:00pm, a great way for people to relax at the end of the […]