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Yanks' Frazier says expanded netting should go up this year

After speaking with the family of the young girl hit in the face by his foul ball, the New York Yankees' Todd Frazier said teams should move quickly to expand protective netting at major league ballparks.

"I think 2018, that's too late," Frazier said Friday. "It should be up sooner than that."

Frazier spoke Thursday to the father of the girl struck by his 105 mph foul ball in Wednesday's game against Minnesota at Yankee Stadium. The girl remains hospitalized. Frazier said her father told him she is "OK."

"He told me not to stress over it. We understand how upset you were. It's nobody's fault and just one of those freak...