Baseball

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HarbourCats announce new Golden Tide baseball team for UVic students

A new initiative by the Victoria HarbourCats will give UVic students the opportunity to play ball, and hopefully hit a few home runs. The new team, the Golden Tide, was…

From deep dives to home-run highs

Our interview with UVic alumnus and Vancouver Canadians GM JC Fraser For JC Fraser, an ex-Scuba diving instructor and UVic French History major, his journey into the sports business industry…

The Thrill of the Grass: W.P. Kinsella, baseball, and me

An Australian child’s exposure to baseball is limited. “Growing up I thought there were just two teams in the bigs; the Yankees and the Red Sox,” a Queensland-born minor leaguer…

Let’s watch people sweat

Three sports to check out in Victoria this summer You’ve already hit up all of Victoria’s beaches, every amazing restaurant, and you’ve poked around all the cool shops close by.…

Breaking down the baseball heartbreak

The Blue Jays’ early season struggles Along with many UVic students, I spend winter waiting for classes to wind down, sunshine to arrive, and the Toronto Blue Jays’ regular season…

Longest championship drought in North American sports history finally over

Microwave ovens, international air travel, and the granted statehood of Alaska and Hawaii are among the many things that didn’t exist the last time the Chicago Cubs won the World…

Blue Jays fever quickly turns into Blue Jays uncertainty

For just over two weeks this October, Blue Jays fever took over a country and a campus. The Toronto Blue Jays, “Canada’s Team,” had a playoff run that fell just…

Your guide to all things playoff baseball

As September cools, we have the perfect suggestion for a midterm distraction: playoff baseball! There’s tons of excitement and camaraderie surrounding the post-season, and given the likelihood that the Jays…

MRT: Episode 3 – Tanking in Sports

  It’s the third edition of the Martlet Round Table and we are here to talk about tanks, only not of the mechanical variety. We are joined  by Martlet contributors…