Tuesday, April 04, 2006

Mike Piazza Exploits Right Center Fence

Many scoffed at the assertion that Mike Piazza would benefit perceptibly by San Diego's decision bring the right center field fence about 10 feet closer to the plate. But that's exactly where Piazza's power lane is located, and sure enough, in his first official appearance as a Padre he knocked one just over the 402 sign there, a ball that likely would have been catchable when the sign was 411 feet.