Found November 03, 2011 on Fox Sports Southwest:
ARLINGTON, Texas The visiting bullpen that caused St. Louis manager Tony La Russa so many problems in Game 5 of the World Series will be no more when the Texas Rangers start the 2012 season. The bullpen is being reconfigured, which is just one of the many renovations currently under way at Rangers Ballpark. Work on the visiting bullpen already was being planned before La Russa had phone communication issues during Game 5. The bullpen will run parallel to the left-center field fence, just like the Rangers bullpen in right-center. The visiting bullpen had been nearly impossible for the visiting team to see under the old set-up. A screen also shielded the bullpen from the playing field. "A couple of things went into play with concerns to the bullpen," said Rob Matwick, executive vice president for ballpark and event operations. "By reconfiguring, we did a couple of things. One, you can see into it now. More importantly, it opens up that plaza space. It gives us a m...

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