HarbourCats release debut baseball schedule for 2013

The Victoria HarbourCats baseball team will make its home debut, bringing the West Coast League to Royal Athletic Park.

Baseball fans, mark your calendars for June 5.

The Victoria HarbourCats baseball team will make its home debut, bringing the West Coast League to Royal Athletic Park.

The HarbourCats’ first game is a Wednesday night against the Kelowna Falcons, the only other B.C. team in the league.

The 2013 expansion HarbourCats and Medford Rogues (Ore.) bumps the league to 11 teams, with a new division set up. North and South replace East and West.

The North Division will include the HarbourCats and Falcons, and from Washington State, the Bellingham Bells, Wenatchee AppleSox and Walla Walla Sweets. The South Division is has four Oregon teams, the Rogues, Klamath Falls Gems, Bend Elks and Corvallis Knights, and Washington State’s Cowlitz Black Bears and Kitsap BlueJackets.

“We’re excited about the schedule,” WCL president Ken Wilson said, “and believe it accentuates our best rivalries for the fans.”

The HarbourCats will make five road trips, visiting all but the Bend Elks and Corvallis Knights. Travels won’t exceed six games in length.

General manager Holly Jones said the promotional schedule is filling up as the team brings on sponsors and “dreams up exciting game-night themes.”

Season tickets are on sale for $225 to $325, with 10-game flex packs $79 to $89, at harbourcats.com.

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