Should MLB Extend Netting At Stadiums?

It happened yet again on Sunday, this time at Wrigley Field, as a fan hit by a foul ball had to be taken from the stadium in a stretcher.

After a seemingly stark increase in such incidents a ballparks, perhaps as more and more fans are distracted by smartphones, Major League baseball players are calling for enhanced safety measures to protect those in the stands.

In July, a class-action lawsuit was filed in federal court in San Francisco seeking to have the MLB install protective netting down the baselines. That lawsuit came after a woman struck by a piece of a broken bat during a game at Fenway Park suffered life-threatening injuries.

ABC’s Ryan Burrow joined us from Chicago to discuss.

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