RESEARCH: Park changes in SD, SEA

While a few MLB teams made news in the offseason by reconfiguring their rosters, a couple of teams made bigger news for their fans by making adjustments to something else—their ballparks.

Both the San Diego Padres and Seattle Mariners announced shortly after the 2012 season ended that they would be overhauling their parks, moving fences in to make their yards a little—or a lot—more hitter-friendly.

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