NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — New netting is now in place at Citi Area to assist hold followers protected.
The netting goes down the primary and third base strains, and all the best way to the center of the outfield.
Followers can nonetheless convey their mitts and seize pop ups, however might be spared getting hit by frozen rope line drives.
The Mets say the netting is ninety seven % clear, so views gained’t be blocked.
“It’s not ideally suited to look by way of netting however you by no means know if you will get hit, and the worst factor is to go to a ballpark and find yourself having to go to the hospital,” Mets All-Star outfielder Michael Conforto stated.
The Amazins are certainly one of solely ten groups to increase their netting to date.
The crosstown Yankees have determined to not prolong their netting in the intervening time.