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Sea Dogs Announce Front Office Staff Promotions

Portland Sea Dogs LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Portland Sea Dogs, Double-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, have announced a series of front office staff promotions, effective immediately. Sea Dogs Executive Vice President & General Manager Geoff Iacuessa made the announcements. Continue reading

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RubberDucks to Host 3rd Annual Festival of Beers Saturday

Akron Rubber Ducks Duck Foot SecondaryThe Akron RubberDucks (Double-A, Eastern League) will host the third annual Ballpark Festival of Beers on Saturday, September 17, at Canal Park.  Read more hereGet tickets here.

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No Progress to Report on New Richmond Ballpark

Richmond Flying SquirrelsMore than four months after Richmond (VA) Mayor Dwight Jones said he was working with the Richmond Flying Squirrels (Double-A, Eastern League) and Virginia Commonwealth University on the new ballpark, there have been no updates on the project.  Read more and watch news report here.

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Eastern League Prez Issues Hartford Ultimatum

Hartford Yard Goats Logo Eastern League President Joe McEachern on Thursday raised the possibility that the league will move its team from Hartford (CT)  if Dunkin’ Donuts Park is not ready for the 2017 season.  Read more here.  Now, we have no doubt that affiliated minor league ball will be in Hartford (CT), even if it takes five years to finish Dunkin’ Donuts Park, but we get the need to drive the screws.

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Dunkin’ Donuts Park Construction Could Resume Soon

Hartford Yard Goats LogoJonathan O’Neil Cole of Pendulum is ready to go back to work at Dunkin’ Donuts Park.  Cole, the stadium’s architect, is a key player in having construction begin again.  Cole said it’s possible construction could resume in early September.  Read more here.

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Work to Complete Dunkin’ Donuts Park Could Resume this Week

Hartford Yard Goats LogoThe city of Hartford (CT) Tuesday said it has agreed to pay the architect for Dunkin’ Donuts Park more than $245,000 for work previously done on the minor league baseball stadium, clearing the way for the company to resume operations on the long-stalled project.  Read more here.

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Fired Ballpark Developer Sues Goats Too

Hartford Yard Goats LogoThe fired developers of Dunkin’ Donuts Park in Hartford (CT) are suing the owner of the team that is someday expected to play its home games there, alleging interference with contractual relationships and violation of state unfair trade practices.  Read more here.

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