Rock Cats Close To Deal To Move To Hartford

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New Britain Rock Cats

The Rock Cats currently play at New Britain Stadium in Willow Brook Park in New Britain. (Richard Messina/The Hartford Courant)

The New Britain Rock Cats are negotiating with Hartford officials to bring the minor league baseball team to the city in 2016.

City officials said Monday there is a proposal to build a stadium at Main and Trumbull streets — an area known as “12B” just north of downtown. The team would begin playing there in the 2016 season.

The Rock Cats’ current lease with the city of New Britain runs through the end of the 2015 season.

New Britain’s mayor, Erin E. Stewart, and its corporation counsel, Gennaro Bizzarro, did not immediately return calls seeking comment Monday. Through a spokeswoman, Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra declined comment.

 

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  • bob

    Keep the RockCats in New Britain, where going to a game is truly enjoyable, and reasonably priced.
    Who, in their right mind; goes to Hartford, unless they have too?
    You can "bet the ranch" that ticket and parking prices will skyrocket if the RockCats relocate there.