Yard Goats to play in Norwich until Hartford stadium is complete

By: Alex Ceneviva, WTNH.com Staff

NORWICH, Conn. (WTNH)– The Hartford Yard Goats will be playing their home games at Dodd Stadium in Norwich for the month of May.

Dodd Stadium, the home to the Connecticut Tigers, a Class-A affiliate of the The Detroit Tigers, will host the Hartford Yard Goats while the minor league baseball team waits for their own home stadium to be complete.

“We’re very pleased to be able to assist our fellow Connecticut team and bring extra excitement to Dodd Stadium for baseball fans in Southeastern Connecticut this spring. This market is no stranger to Double-A baseball and we think it’s the perfect way for our fans to get ready for the start of the Tigers’ season in June,” said Tigers General Manager Dave Schermerhorn in a press release.

Photo: Joe Sferrazza
Photo: Joe Sferrazza

Below are the times for the nine games at Dodd Stadium:

  • Thursday, May 12th- 6:05 pm
  • Friday, May 13th- 6:05 pm
  • Saturday, May 14th- 6:05 pm
  • Sunday, May 15th- 1:35 pm
  • Monday, May 16th- 6:05 pm
  • Tuesday, May 17th- 6:05 pm
  • Wednesday, May 18th- 12:35 pm
  • Monday, May 23rd- 6:05 pm
  • Tuesday, May 24th- 4:05 pm (Doubleheader featuring two 7 inning games)

Tickets for those games are available on at cttigers.com, by phone at (860) 887-7962 or at the Dodd Stadium box office.

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In terms of pricing, the press release says in part:

“Pricing for Yard Goats games will be $12 for Premium Box Seats, $11 for Reserved Box Seats, and $10 for Grandstand seats. The Tigers will still honor the $2 discount with military ID and $1 discount for children 12 years & under as well as senior citizens 60 years & over. Gates will open for all Yard Goats games one hour prior to first pitch. ”

For you Connecticut Tiger fans, their opening night will be on June 22nd at 7:05 p.m. and tickets are on sale now.

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