Found January 24, 2012 on Baseball Professor:
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In the wake of Victor Martinez‘s season ending knee injury, the Detroit Tigers have swiped up the last remaining big time player on free agency, Prince Fielder. You may recall that Prince’s daddy, Cecil, was a Tigers star, hitting 51 homers back in 1990. All told he spent six-plus seasons as a low average, high power first baseman and designated hitter, driving in 100 runs four times with Detroit (and it would have been five had he not spent the end of 1996 with the Yankees). But this article isn’t about Cecil. He’s irrelevant from a fantasy perspective. We care about how this signing affects Prince. In a word, yikes. One of the first things I do whenever a player switches teams is look at how his old home park and new home park compare. The easiest way to do this is to look at park factors over at Statcorner.com. Miller Park in Milwaukee has a park factor for home runs of 118/103 for LHB/RHB. His new home, Comerica Park, lists as 88/108. The image below shows the dimensions of b...
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