The Hartford Yard Goats (Double-A, Eastern League) will play one game as the Hartford Steamed Cheeseburgers this season to pay homage to the steamed burger that is claimed to have been invented in Connecticut.
Centerplan Construction Co. and DoNo Hartford, the fired developers of Dunkin’ Donuts Park and Hartford’s larger downtown north project, have filed a notice of intent to sue over the properties surrounding the ballpark. Read more here.
An attorney for Centerplan Construction Co. has claimed in court that representatives of the Hartford Yard Goats (Double-A, Eastern League) pressured the city of Hartford (CT) into ordering millions of dollars in improvements to Dunkin’ Donuts Park that it couldn’t afford and the team had no intention of paying for. Read more here.
The city of Hartford (CT) is moving swiftly to seek new proposals for the property around Dunkin’ Donuts Park, just weeks after it fired the original developer of the ballpark from other projects in the Downtown North neighborhood. Read more here.
The city of Hartford (CT) says it has filed a counterclaim against the one-time developers of the city’s minor league baseball stadium and ended an agreement with them to develop the surrounding area. Read more here.
Dunkin’ Donuts Park in Hartford (CT), the long-awaited new home of the Hartford Yard Goats (Double-A, Eastern League), is the winner of BaseballParks.com’s award for the 2017 Ballpark of the Year. Read press release here. Read full ballpark review here.
The Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, International League) are, for the moment, free agents. And here sits Hartford (CT) with a gleaming new downtown stadium. Read more here.