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Bad move? That's apparently the thought at the New York Mets about their new AAA affiliate - the Las Vegas 51s. They hate Cashman and its lack of facilities but more than that, the desert has created a hitter's paradise where routine ground balls speed to the outfield. And the lack of moisture wrecks pitchers' control, so hitters run up spectacular numbers they cannot repeat at CitiField.
Brian Costa, sports reporter, Wall Street Journal