Brewers to extend protective netting at Miller Park by 2020 season

MILWAUKEE, Wis. - Miller Park's protective netting will be extended on the field level for the 2020 season, the Milwaukee Brewers announced Friday.

The club said it plans to add 105 feet of netting on the first-base side, ending where sections 108 and 109 meet. The club also plans to add 145 feet of netting along the third-base side, which will extend past the area where the tarp is located and stop between sections 128 and 129. The height will stay the same.

The netting addition comes after multiple fans have been hit and severely injured by foul balls in stadiums across the country in recent years.

The club said the netting will be in place before the 2020 exhibition games against the Royals that begin March 23.

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