HarbourCats sign pitcher Delgado, updates

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July1,2014(ISN) – The Victoria HarbourCats are pleased to announce the signing of RHP Angel
Delgado, who pitched for Riverside City College and former HarbourCats Head
Coach Dennis Rogers this past season.

Delgado is a 6-1/165 pitcher from Beaumont, California. He is fully
recovered from an injury that limited him to just two starts and 11 innings
this past season. He was 1-0 with a 0.79 ERA for the Tigers, and has
arrived in Victoria. Delgado and HarbourCats lefty Don Sullivan were
teammates at RCC in the spring.

“Angel provides us additional depth in the bullpen and he is glad to be in
Victoria,” said General Manager Jim Swanson. “He arrived in time for
Monday’s big home win over Kitsap, and the fireworks, and got a real sense
of how much this city supports the HarbourCats.”

There are two notable injuries to mention — the first is head coach Bob
Miller, who took a ball off the right hand in practice and will have
surgery to repair the damage. Catcher Kelly Norris-Jones is dealing with a
strained thumb, a soft-tissue injury, and will rest his left/catching hand
until he is 100 per cent.

“Bob’s injury is one of the accidents that can happen but rarely do during
batting practice, while with Kelly, we know he wants to play badly so we
have to hold him back so he can catch and hit the way we all know he can,”
said Swanson. “No one wants to contribute more than Kelly, he is the
consummate competitor and teammate. He’ll be fine, we’re just being patient
so there are no other setbacks. We need him down the stretch, and he’s a
key player for Illinois this coming school year.”

The HarbourCats are home Tuesday afternoon (1pm) to the Kitsap BlueJackets,
the second game of a three-game set at Sports Traders Diamond. The
HarbourCats are on a two-game streak after winning 4-3 in dramatic fashion
on Monday night prior to the 16-minute fireworks show.

On Wednesday, the HarbourCats and Greater Victoria Baseball Association
welcome the Honda Blue Jays Super Camp, with former Blue Jays greats
Roberto Alomar, Devon White, Duane Ward, Lloyd Moseby, Jesse Barfield,
Brian McRae and Sandy Alomar Sr. The camp is open for public viewing,
9am-1pm on Wednesday and Thursday. One of those greats will be throwing out
the first pitch for Wednesday’s HarbourCats/BlueJackets season finale, a
7:11pm start.