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Saturday, May 18, 2024

The Umpires of Tomorrow

New York Yankees designated hitter Matt Carpenter (24) reacts as home plate umpire Mike Muchlinski (76) signals he struck out against the New York Yankees during the third inning in game one of the ALCS for the 2022 MLB Playoffs at Minute Maid Park.
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Robots are calling the strike zone across Triple-A baseball, and they could be coming to the major leagues soon. Sports Illustrated writer Emma Baccellieri joins us to talk about the implications robot umpires could have on the game, and what exactly constitutes a “perfect strike zone.”

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