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UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 6, 2019

Blue Jays to extend protective netting for 2020 season

The Toronto Blue Jays say they’ll extend protective netting at Rogers Centre next season. They join other teams that have taken measures after foul balls injured fans. The team also …

UPDATED: Wed., July 10, 2019

White Sox begin placing extended netting to foul poles

Work crews have begun extending the protective netting to the foul poles at Guaranteed Rate Field, a step the Chicago White Sox are taking following a couple of high-profile injuries …

Commissioner Rob Manfred doesn’t expect protective nets to change in season

Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said he does not expect teams to make changes to the protective netting around ballparks during the season, although he expects conversations to continue …

UPDATED: Thu., May 30, 2019

MLB to keep monitoring netting issue after child is hit

Major League Baseball says it will keep examining its policy on protective netting at stadiums a day after a young fan was struck by a foul ball and hospitalized. The …