|Padres to break in new fences starting Tuesday|
|Written by Admin|
|Monday, 08 April 2013 14:41|
The big hope, of course, is that more balls will fly over the fences. They were moved in 11 feet in right field and about 12 feet in the gaps. The right-field fence was lowered to just under 8 feet, matching the height of the fence in left and center.
While Petco is expected to remain a pitchers' park, the Padres hope players who crush a ball will be rewarded with a homer rather than a frustrating long out.