The Colorado Rockies will try anything to not suck. They paid Mike Hampton something like a billion dollars, stuck their baseballs in a dang humidor, and even appealed to Jesus Christ. This year, they decided to try something new, and made the right-field fence about twice as high as it used to be. This may very well help the team in the long run, but that new fence totally boned rookie sensation Trevor Story last night.
Story still leads the league with seven homers, but he would have nine dingers this morning if not for the new fence:
I hate you, fence!