Royals announce installation of additional netting at "The K"

The Kansas City Royals today announced plans to install additional netting at Kauffman Stadium for the 2016 Championship Season. The added netting will extend toward the outfield end of each team's dugout.

February 17th, 2016

The Kansas City Royals today announced plans to install additional netting at Kauffman Stadium for the 2016 Championship Season. The added netting will extend toward the outfield end of each team's dugout.

"We took a lot of different scenarios into consideration regarding the addition of netting at Kauffman Stadium, because we know that our fans take different approaches as they decide what they want their Royals' experience to be," said Kevin Uhlich, Royals' Senior Vice President of Business Operations. "MLB engaged an outside source to evaluate all MLB stadiums and make recommendations for additional netting, and our plan exceeds all of those recommendations. We encourage any fans who may be affected by this change to reach out to their ticket account representative."

The Royals have always considered fan safety as an important part of our effort to create a great experience at Kauffman Stadium. But as each fan recognizes, the thrill that comes with attending a baseball game comes with some inherent risks that are a part of the game itself. There are seat locations that each fan can select that may allow them to reduce the possibility that they will be impacted by those inherent risks. However, each fan should be aware that some risk remains when a fan makes a decision to visit Kauffman Stadium, or to attend any baseball game at any level of play.

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