Tag Archives: Yard Goats

Harris fans 17 as Avon beats Bulldogs at impressive Dunkin’ Donuts Park

HARTFORD, April 27 – Earlier in the month, the Avon High baseball team opened the 2017 season by playing Windsor under the lights on Champion Field in Orlando, Florida, the spring training home of the Atlanta Braves. But when the Falcons stepped into Dunkin’ Donuts Park on Thursday afternoon prior to their Central Connecticut ConferenceContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Thousands come to see Dunkin Donuts Park in Hartford for themselves

HARTFORD, April 11 – It was 3 a.m. on Tuesday morning and Ellington’s Bob Olinatz was awake. And he couldn’t get back to sleep. Dunkin Donuts Park was on his mind. And he couldn’t put it aside. “I woke up thinking about and couldn’t wait to get here. I’ve been dying to get in hereContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Bees, Yard Goats come up with tight, shutout victories

NEW BRITAIN, April 22 – Three New Britain pitchers combined to strike out 10 and allow just five hits to help the Bees earn their first-ever Atlantic League victory with a 1-0 win over the York Revolution Friday night at New Britain Stadium in front of 2,235 fans. The Bees (1-1) had just three hitsContinue 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 top Richmond for 2nd win

RICHMOND, Va., April 8 – Centerfielder David Dahl hit the first home run in Yard Goats history and drove in two runs to lift Hartford to an 8-3 win over Richmond in Eastern League baseball action Friday night at the Diamond. Pat Valaika had a double, single, drove in two runs and scored twice forContinue Reading

Yard Goats unveil their new logo

HARTFORD – With tributes to Hartford’s past, the Hartford Yard Goats baseball team unveiled its new logo Wednesday. The New Britain Rock Cats, the Double A, Eastern League affiliate of the Colorado Rockies, will become the Yard Goats next spring when the team moves to Hartford to play in a new 9,000-seat stadium currently underContinue ReadingContinue Reading