Baseball http://wshu.org en Minor league baseball team leaving New Britain for Hartford http://wshu.org/post/minor-league-baseball-team-leaving-new-britain-hartford <p>New Britain, Connecticut's <a href="http://www.milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t538">minor league baseball team</a> announced plans Wednesday to move about 15 miles north to Hartford. The move was celebrated in the capital city, which will build the team a $60 million stadium. But New Britain officials &nbsp;aren’t happy about the move.</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 02:57:24 +0000 Craig LeMoult 18544 at http://wshu.org Minor league baseball team leaving New Britain for Hartford Decreasing shatter rate in baseball bats http://wshu.org/post/decreasing-shatter-rate-baseball-bats <p>Researchers with the U.S. Forest Service have been testing and analyzing thousands of shattered Major League Baseball bats. As the Innovation Trail's Kate O'Connell reports, they've been able to decrease the shatter rate by more than half.</p><p> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 14:26:41 +0000 Kate O'Connell 2288 at http://wshu.org