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Seattle Mariners: How the New Safeco Field Dimensions Will Help/Hurt the M's

Seattle Mariners fans will be walking into a new-look Safeco Field Monday night, and will surely be in awe at the newly completed 11,000-square-foot Jumbotron in center field.

Slightly less in your face are the new dimensions of Safeco (via Nick Eaton of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer). The distances of both the left-field and right-field foul lines will be the same (331 and 326 feet, respectively), but the fences were moved in from left center to right center, and as far as 17 feet in the left-center power alley. The longest distance from home plate will move from 409 to

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