Sneak peek at new Petco Park fences
As previously detailed in this space, the Padres are moving the fences in at Petco Park. Here's a sneak preview of the most extreme changes to come.
As previously detailed in these electronic pages, the Padres are bringing in the fences at Petco Park so that it plays as something other than the most extreme pitcher's environment in the majors. Our C. Trent Rosecrans noted at the time that the most notable alteration will be the decision to shift the right field fence plate-ward by 11 feet, the height lowered to eight feet.
Courtesy of team president and CEO Tom Garfinkel, here's a sneak peek at the changes afoot in right field ...