Todd Frazier Talks With Father of the Girl Hit by His Foul Ball

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The Yankees’ Todd Frazier reacting after a foul ball off his bat hit a young girl in the stands on Wednesday. The girl was sitting along the third-base line, where there was no netting to stop the ball. Frazier called on all major league teams to extend the protective netting in their parks immediately.

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TORONTO — Yankees third baseman Todd Frazier, who hit the foul ball that struck a young girl in the face at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday afternoon, said he spoke to the girl’s father on Thursday and had been told that she was recovering well in a hospital.

“He said she’s doing good,” Frazier said before the Yankees played the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night. “He said the family is really happy that she’s O.K. I think they are going to do a couple more tests over the next few days, and hopefully she can get out of there.”

Frazier said the girl’s father told him not to blame himself, and Frazier said he felt a measure of relief after the conversation. He added that he planned to check in with the family every day, at least…

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