Lefties Dominate Game One of Strait of Juan de Fuca Series

Above: Port Angeles’s Matthew Christian would provide all the runs the Lefties wold need Friday, with this second-inning grand slam and a solo-home run later to finish with a five-RBI night in the Lefties 10-4 win over Victoria (Photo: Christian J. Stewart) Story by Josh Kozelj  Photos by Christian J. Stewart FULL BOXSCORE June 15, 2018- […]

‘Cats Claw and Scrap Way to Series Victory over Kelowna

Story by Josh Kozelj  BOX SCORE June 14, 2018 – The Victoria HarbourCats blew a 3-0 lead, but managed to hang on for a 4-3 victory over the Kelowna Falcons at Elks Stadium in their West Coast League series rubber-match, behind some late inning dramatics courtesy of Jeddediah Fagg. The win brought the HarbourCats to […]

HarbourCats Bats Stymied by Akin in Loss to Kelowna

Story by Josh Kozelj June 13, 2018 – The Victoria HarbourCats missed another chance to get two games over .500 for the first time this young season in a the 7-1 loss to the Kelowna Falcons at Elks Stadium. In what was the third opportunity for the HarbourCats to get two wins above .500, the […]

Beyond the Fence: Volume 1

Go beyond the fence with everything HarbourCats baseball in this column from summer intern Josh Kozelj.  GREETINGS: When I first approached Managing Partner Jim Swanson, and Assistant General Manger Christian Stewart I was a little nervous about presenting my idea of writing a weekly column about the team. It was something that hasn’t been done before […]

Pecota leads ‘Cats to Extra Inning Victory in Kelowna

Story by Josh Kozelj  June 12, 2018 – Behind the bat of outfielder Nate Pecota, and resiliency from the bullpen, the Victoria HarbourCats clawed to their first road win of the season against their B.C. rival Kelowna Falcons in a 13-7 10 inning victory in the Orchard City. Despite the score alluding to a blowout […]

Eccles Sees First Action, HarbourCats Sweep Coquitlam

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart June 10, 2018, Victoria, BC – Claire Eccles saw her first action of the season on her bobblehead day and the HarbourCats came alive for four runs in the fourth inning, to go on to a 7-4 win over the Coquitlam Angels on a pleasant Sunday afternoon at […]

Special O Players Spur HarbourCats to Win Over Coquitlam

Story and Photos by Christian J. Stewart June 9, 2018, Victoria, BC – The pure joy and enthusiasm of the BC Provincial Champion Special Olympic softball team, who played a pre-game exhibition match on the Wilson’s Group Stadium turf, plus the presence of Blue Jay great Kelly Gruber in the house, sparked the Victoria HarbourCats […]

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 […]