Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Sunday, November 17, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Clear Night 42° Clear

Tags


Everything tagged


Sort by:

Stories tagged: robot umpires


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 29, 2019

With each pitch at Series, call gets louder for robot umps

From the box seats to the far reaches of the bleachers, all 40,000 umpires in the stands at Nationals Park were sure they could tell: Gerrit Cole’s fastball to Victor …


Mike Schmidt: Computer strike zone good, but check your hearing

A hot topic all year has been the idea of computerizing the strike zone, the rise of the robot umpires. It’s drawn even more attention here in October – we’ve …


UPDATED: Wed., July 10, 2019

‘Robot umpires’ debut in independent Atlantic League

“Robot umpires” have arrived. The independent Atlantic League became the first American professional baseball league to let a computer call balls and strikes, using the system at its All-Star Game. …


Experiments with robot umps, longer mound distance delayed

Robot umpires will get some more warmup time. Major League Baseball and the Atlantic League say the experiment with radar-tracking technology to call balls and strikes will not be used …