The White Sox prayedbefore the Twins match on Monday,canceled the Independence Day fireworks scheduled after the match, and Six people were killed and at least 24 were injured in a shooting at the Independence Day parade on the outskirts of Chicago.
Pitcher Liam Hendriks wants more to happen with gun control and wants change.
"Access to the weapons used in these applications ... I think something needs to change," a 33-year-old Australiantold reporters. 12}. "We need to do something. There are too many people to die, not just those who die, so something needs to happen. The family, the tragedy they experience, the people leave the house. I'm worried about the whole community when I'm worried, the days of going to work, or the number of these things.
"We really think about what's happening. It must be. "
Authorities said Gunman fired at a festival in Highland Park at around 10:15 am local time, running parade participants and participants. On Monday afternoon, policeidentified 22-year-old Robert E. Climo IIIas an interested person in shooting.
According to White Sox manager Tony La Russa, there was a discussion with MLB for the postponed game.
Hendricks isn't a stranger to talk about his beliefs, but in front of a stall T-shirt that says "Star&Stripes&Reproductive Rights" I was standing. He talked about LGBTQ rights and the Supreme Court's decision to overturn the Roe v. Wade case last month.
"I don't think it's done enough," Hendricks said. "There are two sides, and too many people are dying, so both sides need to meet somewhere in the middle to understand this." I'm on this side or on that side. " Is no excuse. There is no excuse. At some point, you need to get things done. Otherwise, as you know, we have reached the point that civilization may end up with only the fact that there are two dramatically different aspects.
"Something needs to change, something needs to happen, it needs to happen quickly."
Henriks, born and raised in Perth, said: American gun culture is "confused" for him from a country where firearms are far more legally restricted.
"That's what is known in America," Hendricks said. "They are known as good guys ... there are a lot of good things here, but when you look at the negatives it's perfect ... I set foot in the store as a non-American and buy a pistol in a particular state. It confuses me. I had to take a driving test when I was here. If I want to get a gun, I don't have to take a test. It's stupid. Anyone who thinks it's a great idea is an idiot. "
Larusa lamented the tragedy. This is the latest mass shooting to grab a domestic headline.
"Unfortunately, almost every day," La Russa said of the shooting. .. "Too often.
" There is no explanation, even if there is an explanation. It doesn't make sense. "