MLB looking to protect pitchers
DETROIT -- Major League Baseball is looking at ways to protect pitchers from being injured by batted balls such as the one that struck Doug Fister in the head, and says hat liners are a possibility in the minors next year.
The safety issue is on a "fast track," MLB senior vice president Dan Halem said Friday night.
"Hopefully, we can come up with something," he said. "We're making progress."
MLB medical director Dr. Gary Green has been talking to companies about protective ...
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