Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 10/2/12
2013 Dimension change The Seattle Mariners announced today that they are altering the Safeco Field dimensions in preparation for the 2013 season. The park is a notorious stomping ground for pitchers. Long renowned for it’s big outfield and tough home run fences, The Safe is  one of the best pitching spots in the Major Leagues. Thought to be cursed by Ken Griffey Jr.—it is believed by that the move to the park was a deciding factor The Kid wanting to leave Seattle—it’s high time the park became more hitter friendly. The big question is how exactly is the park changing, and how much difference will it make for the Mariners. Changes The left field corner to left center will be moved in four-feet From left center to straightaway center the wall will be moved in as much as 17-feet From straightaway center to right center the wall will be move in four-feet The left field power alley will move from 390-feet to 378-feet, while the right field power alley will move in from 385-feet to 38...
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