Cleveland Indians’ Francisco Lindor wants MLB to extend protective netting after boy gets hit by his foul ball

Cleveland Indians’ Francisco Lindor wants MLB to extend protective netting after boy gets hit by his foul ball
Cleveland Indians' Francisco Lindor watches his ball after hitting a two-run home run in the third inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, Sunday, July 21, 2019, in Cleveland. Royals catcher Cam Gallagher watches. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak) (Source: Tony Dejak)

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Cleveland Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor is calling for every MLB team to extend the netting that protects fans after a young boy was hit by one of his foul balls.

The unfortunate event happened as the Tribe took on the Royals at Progressive Field on Sunday.

Lindor told reporters at the game that he found out the boy was answering questions after he got hit and was getting checked out at the hospital.

19 News reached out to the Indians organization for a statement.

Cleveland Indians’ Francisco Lindor wants MLB to extended protective netting after boy gets hit by h

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