White Sox outfielder Alex Rios said the tragic death of a fan at a Texas game would not stop him from throwing balls into the stands.

"That's not going to stop," Rios said. "(Fans) have to be a little more careful and judge the situation a little better. Because it's just a ball. You don't want things like what happened.

"He lost his life for a ball and that's a shame. But I guess it's not going to stop. We want the fans to be part of the game, too."

Rios said he felt for the fan, who fell while trying to catch the ball, and his family, but also for fellow outfielder Josh Hamilton, who threw the ball into the stands.