Reply to "Robot umpires debut in independent Atlantic League"

Swampboy posted:
Dominik85 posted:

And yes, the robo ump will kill framing but this a collateral damage you have to accept.

It's not collateral damage; it's removing two sources of distortion at the same time. 

A disadvantage might be aesthetic. Here is a robo ump called strike

https://twitter.com/BaseballQu...092060424364035?s=09

 

Catchers might just sit on their ass and slap at the ball with their glove, no need for "proper" receiving anymore. So why waste energy doing it?

Still I think the advantages of the robo ump are bigger than the disadvantages.

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