Hitters' lament: Please, fence me in
Will the angst of the sluggers over ballpark dimensions carry the day?
In the San Diego Padres' clubhouse one day last season, after another in a long line of failures by the team's offense, Petco Park started a fight. Reliever Mike Adams, tired of hearing hitters complain about the field's considerable dimensions, lashed out in a postgame rant. According to multiple sources, Ryan Ludwick and Chase Headley were among the targets of the tirade, and a scuffle broke out.
Adams' message was direct: Padres hitters needed to be less concerned ...
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