HarbourCats name next five baseball players for 2013 team

The Victoria HarbourCats announced five more players from its 2013 West Coast League baseball roster.

The Victoria HarbourCats announced five more players from its 2013 West Coast League baseball roster.

The latest names to be released are outfielders Brandon Smith (Grand Canyon University), a 15th round draft pick of the Washington Nationals, and Brett Urabe (UCLA Bruins), pitcher Will Ballowe (University of Washington), and infielders Anthony Hermelyn (University of Oklahoma) and Josh Cushing (University of Washington).

They join Austin Russell, Connor Russell, Nick Pivetta, Connor Baits, David Shucknecht and Casey Schroeder on the 2013 HarbourCats roster, which has been assembled and is slowly being released.

The HarbourCats play in the college-level, wood-bat WCL baseball league with 11 teams from the Pacific Northwest. The inaugural season opens at home on Wednesday, June 5 against the Kelowna Falcons at Royal Athletic Park in Victoria.

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