The Z Files: Looking Back at 2018 Park Factors
The Z Files: Looking Back at 2018 Park Factors

This article is part of our The Z Files series.

One of the first things I do when the season ends is run park factors. Part of it is practical, as they're needed for 2019 projections, but they're also fun to look at. Other than checking out the parks at the extremes, several venues piqued my curiosity. Front and center is Chase Field and the effect of the humidor. Another is SunTrust Park, as we now have a second season of data. Similarly, this is the second year Minute Maid Park played without Tal's Hill. Finally, one of the under-the-radar changes was Angel Stadium lowering the home run line in right field from 18 down to eight feet.

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Todd Zola
Todd has been writing about fantasy baseball since 1997. He won NL Tout Wars and Mixed LABR in 2016 as well as a multi-time league winner in the National Fantasy Baseball Championship. Todd is now setting his sights even higher: The Rotowire Staff League. Lord Zola, as he's known in the industry, won the 2013 FSWA Fantasy Baseball Article of the Year award and was named the 2017 FSWA Fantasy Baseball Writer of the Year.
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