The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Overnight

Lo38° Partly Cloudy

Monday

Hi43° Mostly Sunny

Monday Night

Lo33° Slight Chc Rain/Snow

Tuesday

Hi41° Chance Rain/Snow

Tuesday Night

Lo34° Slight Chc Rain

Wednesday

Hi39° Chance Rain

Wednesday Night

Lo29° Mostly Cloudy

Christmas Day

Hi35° Mostly Sunny

Thursday Night

Lo25° Partly Cloudy

Friday

Hi34° Mostly Sunny

Moved-in Safeco fences part of Mariners’ pitch to Napoli

Send to Kindle
Print This
SEATTLE — Moving in the fences at Safeco Field next season has become a key part of the sales pitch the Mariners are using with free agents. Early last week, the Mariners flew free-agent catcher Mike Napoli to Seattle, and one of the first things they did was give him a tour of Safeco Field and explain the planned realignment of the fences. Shorter fences in left-center are expected to help right-handed hitters like Napoli, 31, who the Mariners need as much for his power bat as the positions he plays.

View my optionsorSign in