Barrie Baycats

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Barrie Baycats
Information
League Intercounty Baseball League
Location Barrie, Ontario
Ballpark Coates Stadium
Year founded 2001
Nickname(s) 'Cats
League championships 5: 2005, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017
Colours White, Blue, Red and Yellow
Mascot Cool Cat Junior
Manager Angus Roy
President David Mills
Website http://barriebaycats.com/view/barriebaycats
Uniforms
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The Barrie Baycats are an independent, minor league baseball team of the semi-pro Intercounty Baseball League based in Barrie, Ontario. They play their home games at Coates Stadium at the Barrie Community Sports Complex in Midhurst.

2018 Roster[edit]

Pitchers[edit]

  • Frank Garces
  • Emilis Guerrero
  • Santos Arias
  • Chris Nagorski
  • Jaspreet Shergill
  • Brett Lawson
  • Jon Reid
  • Matthew St. Kitts
  • Adam Hawes
  • Brad Bissell
  • Brandon Catena
  • Evan Kiser

Catchers[edit]

  • Kyle DeGrace
  • Parker Walker

Infielders[edit]

  • Jordan Castaldo
  • Branfy Infante
  • Starlin Rodriguez
  • Kevin Atkinson
  • Tim Smith
  • Ryan Rijo
  • Carson Burns

Outfielders[edit]

  • Jeff Cowan
  • Glenn Jackson
  • Ryan Spataro
  • Brandon Dhue
  • Stevie Lewis

Front Office[edit]

  • David Mills - President
  • Paul Marley - Board of Directors
  • Chris Gariepy - Board of Directors
  • Steve Periard - Board of Directors
  • Jody Patfield - Board of Directors
  • Craig Wallwin - Board of Directors

Management and Coaches[edit]

  • Angus Roy (General and Field Manager / Third Base Coach)
  • Adam Castano (Bench Coach)

Season-by-Season Records[edit]

  • YEAR: 2001, RECORD: 13-19, SEEDING: 7th, FINISH: Out of Playoffs
  • YEAR: 2002, RECORD: 19-17, SEEDING: 4th, FINISH: Lost Semi-Final to Toronto
  • YEAR: 2003, RECORD: 15-21, SEEDING: 8th, FINISH: Out of Playoffs
  • YEAR: 2004, RECORD: 20-16, SEEDING: 4th, FINISH: Lost Quarter-Final to Guelph
  • YEAR: 2005, RECORD: 21-15, SEEDING: 3rd, FINISH: Won Championship against Toronto
  • YEAR: 2006, RECORD: 26-10, SEEDING: 1st, FINISH: Lost Semi-Final to London
  • YEAR: 2007, RECORD: 17-19, SEEDING: 5th, FINISH: Lost Quarter-Final to Guelph
  • YEAR: 2008, RECORD: 24 12, SEEDING: 3rd, FINISH: Lost Quarter-Final to Oshawa
  • YEAR: 2009, RECORD: 26 10, SEEDING: 1st, FINISH: Lost Final to Brantford
  • YEAR: 2010, RECORD: 21-5, SEEDING: 3rd, FINISH: Lost Final to Brantford
  • YEAR: 2011, RECORD: 26-9, SEEDING: 1st, FINISH: Lost Semi-Final to Ottawa
  • YEAR: 2012, RECORD: 21-15, SEEDING: 3rd, FINISH: Lost Final to Brantford
  • YEAR: 2013, RECORD: 25-17, SEEDING: 3rd, FINISH: Lost Final to Brantford
  • YEAR: 2014, RECORD: 30-6, SEEDING: 1st, FINISH: Won Championship against London
  • YEAR: 2015, RECORD: 28-7, SEEDING: 1st, FINISH: Won Championship against Kitchener
  • YEAR: 2016, RECORD: 25-11, SEEDING: 3rd, FINISH: Won Championship against Toronto
  • YEAR: 2017, RECORD: 33-3, SEEDING: 1st, FINISH: Won Championship against Kitchener
  • YEAR: 2018, RECORD: 27-8, SEEDING:, 1st, FINISH: TBD

Team Accomplishments[edit]

  • Championships: (5) (2005, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017)
  • Pennants: (7) (2006, 2009, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2017 and 2018)
  • Best start in team history: 26-0 in 2017 (Intercounty Baseball League record)
  • Longest win streak in team history: 35 wins in a row in 2016/continued into 2017 (Intercounty Baseball League record)
  • Most regular-season wins in team history: 33 in 2017 (Ties an Intercounty Baseball League record)
  • Least amount of regular-season losses in team history: 3 in 2017 (Ties an Intercounty Baseball League record)
  • Best regular-season win percentage in team history: .917 in 2017 (Intercounty Baseball League record)
  • Did not lose a regular-season home game throughout the entire 2017 regular-season
  • Did not lose a playoff game throughout the entire 2017 postseason

Individual Player Records[edit]

PITCHERS

  • Seasons played, Brad Bissell (15)
  • Games played, Brad Bissell (145)
  • Games started, Brad Bissell (108)
  • Innings pitched, Brad Bissell (727)
  • Wins, Brad Bissell (61)
  • Saves, Kyle Payne (18)
  • Strikeouts, Brad Bissell (598)
  • Earned run average, Greg Byron (1.45)
  • No hitters, Derek McDaid (1)
  • Complete games, Angus Roy (23)

BATTERS

  • Seasons played, Ryan Spataro (13)
  • Games played, Ryan Spataro (380)
  • At-bats, Ryan Spataro (1,620)
  • Hits, Ryan Spataro (603)
  • Doubles, Ryan Spataro (94)
  • Triples, Ryan Spataro (19)
  • Home runs, Kevin Atkinson (35)
  • Base on balls, Ryan Spataro (201)
  • Total bases, Ryan Spataro (616)
  • Stolen bases, Ryan Spataro (194) (Intercounty Baseball League record)

Individual Awards[edit]

  • Rookie of the Year, Brad Grieveson, 2002
  • Executive of the Year, David Mills, 2005
  • Most Valuable Player, Ryan Spataro, 2005
  • Playoff Most Valuable Player, Jordan Lundberg, 2005
  • Most Valuable Player, Jordan Lundberg 2006
  • Rookie of the Year, Randy Schwartz, 2008
  • Most Valuable Player, Ryan Spartaro, 2010
  • Executive of the Year, Gary Calvert, 2011
  • Most Valuable Player, Sean Reilly, 2011
  • Executive and Field Manager of the Year, Angus Roy, 2014
  • Most Valuable Player, Jordan Castaldo, 2014
  • Playoff Most Valuable Player, Adam Rowe, 2014
  • Executive of the Year, David Mills, 2015
  • Playoff Most Valuable Player, Jordan Castaldo, 2015
  • Rookie of the Year, Conner Morro, 2016
  • Playoff Most Valuable Player, Emilis Guerrero, 2016
  • Field Manager of the Year, Angus Roy, 2017
  • Playoff Most Valuable Player, Kyle DeGrace, 2017

Honoured Baycats[edit]

  • P Chris England (2016)
  • C Matt Proctor (2017)
  • INF David Latour (2016)
  • INF Jared McCord (2016)
  • INF Ryan Davis (2017)

Alumni Currently Playing Minor League Baseball[edit]

  • Eric Wood (2012), Pittsburgh Pirates Organization (AAA)
  • Claudio Custodio (2017), Toronto Blue Jays Organization (High-A)

General Managers[edit]

  • Gary Calvert, 2001-2008
  • Brad Graham, 2009
  • Kevin Hinton, 2010-2011
  • Doug Dimma, 2012-2013
  • Angus Roy, 2014-Present

Field Managers[edit]

  • Nick Owen, 2001-2004
  • Jeff Sharpe, 2005-2006
  • Angus Roy, 2007-Present

External links[edit]