After seeing twenty homeruns fly out of the ballpark in the first four games at the new Yankee Stadium, the team will conduct another wind study to see if there is in fact a wind difference between the fields. Mark Fiensand of the New York Daily News spoke with a meteorologist at accuweather.com, who believes the stadiums shell, which is wider than the previous stadium, allows wind to blow across the field with less restriction. "As the air comes into the stadium with a westerly wind, it would sink and then rise up again as it goes out," said John Feerick of Accuweather.com. "A fly ball to right field would definitely be helped by that."
There really isn't much for the Yankees to do except sit and wait to see how it plays out. The good thing is A.J. Burnett and C.C. Sabathia can keep the ball down, and Teixiera, Posada, Jeter, and Cano all can drive the ball to right field with regularity. We could see career highs from Robinson Cano and Mark Teixeira, and maybe even Derek Jeter.
This story was approved by MLB Rumors.