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MLB commi sioner Rob Manfred said Thursday the Josh Tomlin Jersey league would "redouble" efforts to add safety netting atMLB stadiums for the 2018 season.Safety nettinghas been a hot topicaround baseball following the scary incident Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium, in which a 2-year-old girl sitting behind the third-base dugout wasstruck in the face by a 105 mph foul ball.Child gets hit by a foul ball at Yankees game. The players' reactions say it all. pic.twitter.com/YIyaBJq7tT Jordan Heck (@JordanHeckFF) September 20, 2017The girl Trevor Bauer 2018 MLB All-Star Game Jersey remained hospitalized Thursday, but is reportedly "doing all right," according to multiple media reports.Manfred called the incident "extremely upsetting," but saidin a statement the league would push for more netting at ballparks."Over the past few seasons MLB has worked with our clubs to expand the amount of netting in our ballparks,'' Manfred said, via ESPN. "In light of yesterday's event, we will redouble our efforts on this important i sue.''Yahoo Sports reported Thursday only 10 of Cleveland Indians Flex Base Custom Navy Jersey 32 MLB ballparks had extended safety netting to cover the area allthe way to the front of both dugouts, per a 2015 MLB recommendation. The Mariners were one team to announce expanded netting on Thursday."This is an i sue that we've been concerned about for some time," Mariners president Kevin Mather said. "We still have some details to work out, but the bottom line is expanded netting at Safeco Field is going to happen."According to ABC Jackie Robinson Jersey News, U.S. Sen.Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) sent a letter to Manfred Thursday urging him to "put the safety of your fans first" and mandate expanded netting at all 30 MLB ballparks.On Thursday, the Cincinnati Reds announced they would add netting in those areas in the offseason, and the Rockies are in discu sions to do the same.Ironically, the Yankees had i sued a statement on the team's Carlos Carrasco Jersey website in Augustthat they were "seriously exploring" extending netting at the stadium for 2018.

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