Early views of Petco, Bonds, A-Rod

It's too early to talk about moving in the fences at Petco. Meanwhile, Bonds approaches more history and A-Rod struggles.

Originally Published: April 21, 2004
By Joe Morgan | Special to ESPN.com

The lack of home runs at the San Diego Padres' new home, Petco Park -- 10 homers (three by the Padres) in nine games -- has some calling already for the fences to be moved in. But it's too early in the season to tell if Petco Park is unfair to hitters.

The ball hasn't carried well so far, but remember -- this is April. Candlestick Park in San Francisco, where the Giants played before Pac Bell was built, used to be extremely tough on sluggers in April.

Because it's still springtime, the ...

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