Major League Baseball fans will find extended netting at every ballpark in the league this season.
That announcement came from the league Thursday morning, roughly two weeks before the start of spring training.
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“Providing baseball fans with a variety of seating options when they come to the ballpark, including seats behind protective netting, is important,” MLB commissioner Rob Manfred said in a statement. “Major League clubs are constantly evaluating the coverage and design of their ballpark netting and I am pleased that they are providing fans an increased inventory of protected seats.”
The Dayton Dragons installed extended netting at Fifth Third Field prior to last season.
Here's what the extended netting looks like at Fifth Third Field pic.twitter.com/l5AeNfTyEX— Marcus Hartman (@marcushartman) September 21, 2017