Here was a nice online find!
Kurtis Horne, Sooke-born-and-raised south-paw pitcher, was scouted by Claude Pelletier. Pelletier ranked 89 of the top 100 most influential Canadians in baseball in 2015. Pelletier’s notable achievement is scouting our Kurtis Horne.
The following excerpt comes from Toronto’s Sun.
89. Claude Pelletier, scout, Mets. (81)
The Ste-Lezare, Que. scout is one of the senior Canadian scouts beating the bushes since 1987, first with the Dodgers and now with the Mets. He told his boss Eddie Bane to fly to Edmonton to look at Eric Gagne for Team Canada, who had pitched in Oklahoma and had not been selected.
Lefty Kurtis Horne of Sooke, B.C. has gone 2-0 with a 1.93 ERA in 15 games in his first two years. Only Murray Zuk of Souris, Man., of the Padres and Walt Burrows of the Bureau see more pitches. He also signed Jon Malo, Greg Mullens, Shawn Bowman, Jean Luc Blaquiere, Emmanuel Garcia, Matt McCarney and Guillaume Leduc.