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MLB umpires' union: 'Robo-umps' won't call balls, strikes in ST games

1 month ago   |   By TheScore

Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred and the umpires' union don't appear to be on the same page when it comes to using a computerized strike zone during spring training. Manfred confirmed Wednesday that a camera-based system will be used during spring training to help call balls and strikes. However, that seemed to be news to the umpires' union. "Reports that MLB will use 'robo-umps' to call balls and strikes in spring training games this year are completely inaccurate," the union said in a statement later that day acquired by Buster Olney of ESPN. "... Our understanding is that...
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Commissioner Rob Manfred: MLB has no plans to strip Astros, Red Sox of titles

Commissioner Rob Manfred: MLB has no plans to strip Astros, Red Sox of titles

1 month ago   |   By UPI

Major League Baseball doesn't intend to strip recent World Series championships from the Houston Astros or Boston Red Sox.
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