Mets to move right field fences in as part of new Citi Field fan experience

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Hitters at Citi Field will receive a boost of just over 8 feet from a segment of right field beginning next season.

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The Post previously reported the Mets’ plan to bring in the fence for a new fan experience,

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but the scope was unclear. According to sources, the fence will be brought in roughly 8 feet,

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6 inches in the nook space just to the right of the 370-foot sign in right center.

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That segment extends about 50 feet. There is presently ground-level seating in that space in front of the grandstand.

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The expanded area behind the drawn-in fence will allow for living-room style seating -

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- with personal TVs and menu items patterned after New York’s famous speakeasies.

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It will be a third alteration to the ballpark’s dimensions since it opened in 2009.

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The previous two occurred because of the difficulty of hitting homers at Citi Field.

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