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Detroit Tigers links: Fans offer mixed reviews on Comerica Park's new brick backstop

The green padding behind home plate has been replaced by a brick design.

Opening Day at Comerica Park provided the first look at the new backstop installed by the Detroit Tigers for 2016. The team moved from the traditional green padded backstop to a brick design with two concrete Olde English Ds, and man, do people have opinions.

The change is both aesthetic and functional as it will play passed balls differently if they reach the backstop. The reviews have been mixed, because of course they have.

I'm more interested at any change we will see with passed balls, but personally I think it looks great. But if there is one thing we know, it's that can't please everyone.