This is a weird strikeout!
The Rockies’ Double-A affiliate in Hartford, Conn. has run into plenty of problems since deciding to build a taxpayer-funded ballpark two years ago, including but not limited to lawsuits and construction delays. Here’s a new one: an FBI probe into how public money has been spent on the new park.
The Rockies’ AA affiliate Hartford Yard Goats are performing well enough in their first season, and sit in third place in the Eastern League, but the Connecticut club’s stadium situation is a different story. To make matters worse, the mayor and developers are blaming each other for the fiasco.