Chicago White Sox to play 1st game with extended protective netting at Guaranteed Rate Field

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Monday is the first home game for the Chicago White Sox since protective netting was extended at Guaranteed Rate Field.

The extended netting runs from the ends of each dugout down to the foul poles on each side of the field. Monday night's game is against the Miami Marlins.

On July 8, crews began installing the netting to run to the foul poles on each side of play. Plans to extend the netting were first announced on June 18.

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Before the 2018 season, every team extended the netting to the end of each dugout.
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