This is it Padre fans, the final tune up before the regular season begins. The Padres are in San Antonio right now playing in the very small Alamodome where a fly ball is a home run. I didn’t get a chance to touch on this before but the right field fence is only 285 feet down the line. Also the park has a straight right field fence like at the Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati, which also makes it play even smaller. Yesterday the team played the Rangers and lost, and today they will be taking on the Houston Astros. Then after this game it is on to New York with the off day tomorrow before Opening Day on Monday. The rosters are all set and you can read about all that below:
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Venable, Gyorko go deep early in loss at Alamodome – Padres.com
“Will Venable, Jedd Gyorko and Jonathan Galvez reached the Alamodome seats, but the Rangers scored big in the middle innings, edging the Padres, 5-4, in front of a largely partisan Ranger...