The Hartford Yard Goats (Double-A, Eastern League) baseball team’s first home games will be in Norwich, rather than Hartford, through the month of May. Read more here. Thanks to John Cerone for the heads up.
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The field grass is still being put in and many of the seats still getting screwed down, but Andy Appleby, Commissioner for the three-team United Shore Professional Baseball League, says fear not, baseball will be played at the new Jimmy John’s Field in Utica (MI) in less than four weeks. Read more and watch news report here.
Carolina League franchises are just waiting for the first California League domino to fall. The city of Kinston (NC) even has a signed lease in place with the Texas Rangers. Read more here.
The summer collegiate West Coast League is reportedly targeting Port Angeles (WA) as a new location for a baseball franchise. The city of about 19,000 residents is just across the Strait of Juan de Fuca from Victoria (BC), home of the circuit’s Victoria HarbourCats. If a deal is secured, the team would play at Civic Stadium with its great view of the Olympic Mountains. Read more here. Thanks to Brandon Sparks from OlySports.com for the heads up.
The owners of the Green Bay Bullfrogs (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League) need to come forward with new terms for a proposed downtown stadium and outdoor events center, a City Council committee decided Tuesday. Read more here.