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MLB’s refusal to mandate extended safety netting is embarrassing

  Protective netting has been directly behind home plate in every baseball stadium for decades. You never hear folks in those high-dollar seats complain about not having baseballs hit them in the head, and yet that seems to be one convoluted reason behind the hesitancy to make extended netting mandatory in every stadium. Apparently, certain season-ticket holders behind […]

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Girl struck by foul ball has MLB vowing to extend protective netting

It might be the shot heard around the baseball world: the rocket-like foul ball that hit a young girl at a New York Yankees game. In the hours after the girl was struck in the face by the 105-mph screamer, the game’s commissioner vowed to push harder for all teams to extend protective netting to […]

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The cost of extending the netting at every Major League Baseball stadium

I don’t know what “doing all right” means. But the father of a young girl who was hit by a line drive says that she’s doing all right, and I’m going to squeeze those words for the maximum possible amount of optimism. He also said that we should keep his daughter in our thoughts and that […]

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Sandoval has HR, 3 RBIs to lift Giants over D-backs 7-2

J.D. Martinez slugged yet another home run for the contending Diamondbacks. Otherwise, it was a forgettable day for Arizona. Pablo Sandoval homered and drove in three runs, rookie Chris Stratton pitched six strong innings and the San Francisco Giants beat the Diamondbacks 7-2 on Sunday. Arizona had won 20 of 25 games and nine straight on the road. Its magic number […]

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Power Rankings: As Cubs take charge, their rivals regroup

After 24 weeks, the regular season is winding down, and we’re seeing the rankings approach their final shape. The Indians saw their win streak snapped at 22 just before they clinched an AL Central title, and they were the easy, unanimous choice for No. 1 among our voters. The Dodgers rebounded from their slump to […]

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Renfroe, Hedges homer as Padres beat Diamondbacks 4-2

Hunter Renfroe hit a three-run home run in his first game back from Triple-A and Austin Hedges also connected for the San Diego Padres, who beat NL wild card leader Arizona 4-2 on Monday night. Renfroe drove a 1-1 pitch from lefty Patrick Corbin to straightaway center field with two outs in the first, his 11th. He was demoted to […]

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