'Robot umpires' debut in independent Atlantic League

Four months after being announced, so-called “robotic umpires” have made their debut in baseball’s Atlantic League. The addition is one of several tweaks currently being piloted in the independent league in an attempt to update some fundamentals of America’s pastime. MLB exploring using tech to help call balls and strikes The system utilizes TrackMan radar […]

'Robot umpires' debut in independent Atlantic League

"Robot umpires" have arrived.

Thu 11 Jul 19 from Phys.org

'Robot umpire' helps call balls and strikes in Atlantic League All-Star Game

If you're tired of watching baseball's umpires blow ball and strike calls, we have some good news for you. Last night, a "robot" umpire called the Atlantic League ...

Thu 11 Jul 19 from Engadget

Atlantic League to debut robot umpires and allow players to steal first base

The Atlantic League, an independent baseball league, is testing robot umpires to call balls and strikes during the second half of its season.       

Thu 11 Jul 19 from USA today

Robot umpires make their professional baseball debut

They’re not assessing balls and strikes for the MLB—yet. Yelling at the umpire is as much a part of baseball as peanuts, Cracker Jack, and hating the Red Sox. But a new generation ...

Thu 11 Jul 19 from Fastcompany Tech

‘Robot umpires’ debut in U.S. baseball league

Umpire wears an earpiece connected to iPhone and relays the call upon receiving it from a computer system

Fri 12 Jul 19 from The Hindu

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