MLB to Keep Monitoring Netting Issue After Child Is Hit

Cubs outfielder Albert Almora Jr. hit a line drive into the field-level stands down the third base line, where it hit the girl.

  • Published 30 May 2019

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HOUSTON (AP) — Major League Baseball said Thursday 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 girl was hit during Wednesday night’s game between the Chicago Cubs and Houston Astros, an incident MLB called “extremely upsetting.” MLB said in a statement it sends its “best wishes to the child and family involved.” It noted that clubs have… Read at AP News