Rob Manfred Addresses Automated Strike Zone for 2023 Season

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Sports Illustrated

By Nick Selbe With more scrutiny than ever on balls and strikes calls, the commissioner addressed on how likely we are to see an automated zone in the near future. View the original article to see embedded media. With strike zones present on every broadcast and popular Twitter accounts dedicated to umpire evaluations, there’s never been more public scrutiny on umpires’ performance. But the notion of an automated strike zone does not appear to be imminently arriving on MLB’s doorstep. Commissioner Rob Manfred said that the issue has not been presented to the league’s competition committee, per …

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