Bryan Pawlina signs with HarbourCats

Pitcher inks 10-day contract with Victoria's West Coast League baseball team

Local baseball player  Bryan Pawlina will be joining the Victoria HarbourCats Baseball Club for their inaugural season, under a 10-day contract with the group.

The HarbourCats and all teams in the West Coast League play a 54-game summer collegiate season.  The HarbourCats feature MLB prospects from many of the top college baseball programs in North America.  All WCL teams recruit players nationwide and are committed to developing aspiring pros.

There are 18 NCAA and Canadian schools represented on the HarbourCats roster. As several of the players committed for the season have not yet completed their NCAA playoffs, Pawlina was asked to help bolster the pitching staff with a 10-day contract and has joined the team in Victoria in preparation of their season opener on  Wednesday night. He is expected to take to the mound for a start on Friday evening against the Kelowna Falcons.

“We are extremely pleased to have Bryan join the club, as he had a tremendous year for the UBC Thunderbirds, picking up several awards in his freshman year including NAIA Cascade West Conference Pitcher of the Year, a golden glove award and first team all star honours,” a HarbourCats spokesperson said.

“We also like the fact that he is a Canadian as there are only three signed Canadians on the team and we appreciate his taking the time from his summer schedule to help us out with our opening home games of the season.”

 

– Victoria HarbourCats

 

 

Just Posted

Y2K Spitfire comes home

Stocky Edwards guest of honour at banquet

Crown Isle acquires Longlands Golf Course

The Crown Isle Resort and Golf Community just got a little bit… Continue reading

Heliports certified at Comox Valley, Campbell River hospitals

Both sites should see heliports up and running by late summer

115 new wildfires burning across B.C. due to 19,000 lightning strikes

More fires expected to start today, says BC Wildfire Service officials

Three small wildfires burning west of Courtenay

The blazes are the result of a brief thunderstorm last night

VIDEO: Trades jobs the way of the future on Vancouver Island?

Hundreds of people attend Black Press Career Fair in Nanaimo

Rescued Oregon family simply unprepared for adventure, RCMP say

Agencies now helping the group of four get to their destination in Alaska

Large B.C. tree dies after possible poisoning

Police and District investigate after large chestnut tree’s rapid decline

Canucks release 2018-19 season schedule

Vancouver to face Calgary Flames on Wednesday, Oct. 3, for home opener

VIDEO: Luxury Home and Design Show opens with Italian flare

Event set to run Friday to Sunday at BC Place in Vancouver

Small new charge on BC Hydro bills goes toward new crisis fund

The new fund aims to help customers who find themselves in financial emergencies

UPDATED: Crown appeals B.C. polygamous leader’s acquittal in child bride case

James Oler had been charged with taking his underage daughter to the U.S. to marry her off

A day to remember: Glacier View Secondary holds 2018 graduation ceremony

Glacier View Secondary School held its 2018 graduation ceremony on Thursday, June… Continue reading

Fake cops ‘arrest’ woman, steal $6,000 in latest CRA scam

Vancouver police urge people not take calls from anyone saying they’re from the Canada Revenue Agency

Most Read