Reds to install additional netting at GABP

News

CINCINNATI (WDTN) – The Cincinnati Reds said Thursday they will install additional netting at Great American Ball Park for the 2018 season.

The new netting will extend to the end of each dugout. The existing netting behind home plate will be replaced.

The Reds’ say their ongoing commitment to providing the best ballpark experience includes maintaining the safety and security of our fans.

The expanded netting will be installed during the offseason and will be in place by Opening Day 2018.

The club said the existing netting meets Major League Baseball’s recommended guidelines, and the new netting will go beyond the standards established by the Commissioner’s Office.

The announcement came one day after a young girl was hit by a 105 mph foul ball at Yankee Stadium Wednesday.

That young girl’s father said Thursday she will be okay but some players at Yankee Stadium Wednesday night were reduced to tears after the incident.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

More As Seen on 2 NEWS

Trending Stories

Don't Miss

More stories not to miss...

BestReviews

More BestReviews

Latest News Videos

Perfect Match: Hoosier finds love, new kidney on dating app

Storm Team 2 Forecast

Search ongoing for woman reported missing during cross-country trip

20th annual Hispanic Heritage Festival held at RiverScape

Ohio nonprofit feeling affect of rising COVID-19 cases as biggest fundraiser approaches

Person killed in crash

More News