Construction on the new baseball stadium in Hartford (CT) for the Hartford Yard Goats (Double-A, Eastern League) is moving at a fast pace, but cost overruns are forcing modifications, including ditching the planned roof over the right-field grandstand. Read more and watch news report here.
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PRESS RELEASE – The Thunder, Double-A affiliate of the New York Yankees, announced in a press conference today that Jeff Hurley will take over as the team’s General Manager and Chief Operating Officer beginning on September 8, 2015. Continue reading
Six months into the building of a minor league baseball stadium north of downtown for the Hartford Yard Goats (Double-A, Eastern League), the developer already is reining in mushrooming costs to keep within the project’s $56 million budget as it races to meet a spring construction deadline. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Thunder are pleased to announce full event details for the Trenton Thunder World Famous Case’s Pork Roll Eating Championship set to take place on Saturday, September 26, 2015 at ARM & HAMMER Park from 12-4pm. Gates will open for the inaugural event at 12pm for a festival-style atmosphere of food, beverage, entertainment and competitive eating. Continue reading
The Ballpark Festival of Beers returns to Canal Park in downtown Akron (OH) on Sept. 5. The beer tasting event, hosted by the Akron RubberDucks (Double-A, Eastern League) and presented by Goose Island, runs from 4 to 7 p.m. and gives beer connoisseurs a chance to sample brews while on the baseball field. Read more here.
The Hartford Yard Goats (Double-A, Eastern League) unveiled their visual identity Wednesday at a press conference at the XL Center and the team acknowledged Hartford’s “rich sports history” with the colors that pay homage to the city’s former NHL franchise. Read more and watch unveiling here.