Category Archives: Eastern League

Like old times, New Britain Stadium looks sharp in Bees’ Atlantic League debut

NEW BRITAIN, April 21 – She looks a little older. But she is still beautiful. More than four thousand fans make the trip to 20-year-old New Britain Stadium Thursday for the first-ever contest for the New Britain Bees baseball team. And the facility once called The Emerald by former New Britain Herald sportswriter Ken LipshezContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Yard Goats rap out 13 hits in big win over New Hampshire

MANCHESTER, N.H., April 20 – Centerfielder David Dahl, third baseman Pat Valaika, left fielder Rosell Herrera, right fielder Dillon Thomas and first baseman Correlle Prime each had two hits as the Hartford Yard Goats became the first Eastern League team to reach 10 wins with a 9-2 thumping of the New Hampshire Fisher Cats WednesdayContinue ReadingContinue Reading

New Hampshire stops Yard Goats’ win streak

MANCHESTER, N.H., April 19 – The Hartford Yard Goats couldn’t extend the magic another night. Less than 24 hours after another marathon win, the Yard Goats fell to the New Hampshire Fisher Cats, 7-2 in Eastern League action Tuesday night before 1,987 fans at chilly Northeast Delta Dental Stadium. On Monday night, Hartford’s bullpen couldn’tContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Yard Dogs sweep a weekend pair from Portland

PORTLAND, ME, April 17 – Solid starting pitching is boosting the Hartford Yard Goats. Hartford swept a pair of Eastern League games from the Portland Sea Dogs at Hadlock Field this weekend to improve to 8-3 and maintain their grip on first place in the Eastern Division. On Sunday, Yard Goats pitcher Kyle Freeland (2-1)Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Yard Dogs beat Portland in 17 innings

PORTLAND, Maine – The Hartford Yard Goats bullpen blew two chances to close out the Portland Sea Dogs Friday night. They finally pulled through in the 17th inning. Catcher Jackson Williams ripped a bases-loaded double that scored three runs to lift Hartford to a 5-2 Eastern League win over Portland in the first-ever extra inning gameContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Dahl hits fifth home run but Yard Dogs fall in Portland

PORTLAND, ME, April 14 – The Yard Goats gave the Portland Sea Dogs too big of a head start. Boston’s Double AA affiliate captured their home opener in front of more than 7,000 fans at Hadlock Field Thursday night with a 8-5 victory over Hartford in Eastern League play. The Sea Dogs led 8-0 afterContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Yard Goats beat Fisher Cats, 3-1

MANCHESTER, N.H., April 13 – Third baseman Ryan McMahon and shortstop Pat Valaika had two hits each and centerfielder Ryan Dahl hit his fourth home run in seven games as the Hartford Yard Goats beat the New Hampshire Fisher Cats, 3-1, in Eastern League play Wednesday afternoon. Valaika, who leads the team with nine hitsContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Another home run for Dahl as Yard Goats win for fourth time

MANCHESTER, N.H., April 11 – Hartford outfielder David Dahl may never get to play a game in Dunkin Donuts Park if he remains red hot with the bat. Dahl hit his third home run in the last four games to help the Hartford Yard Goats to a 4-1 Eastern League win over the Manchester FisherContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Yard Goats split twinbill with Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. – The Hartford Yard Goats won’t go undefeated in their debut season in the Eastern League. But the Goats are off to a strong start. Hartford split a doubleheader with Richmond Saturday to improve to 3-1 on the season. Hartford (3-1) won the first game, 5-1, before dropping the second contest, 4-0, toContinue ReadingContinue Reading