Soon robot umpires could take the place of human umpires in the MLB


(WTVO) — The Minor Leagues is currently conducting an experiment by using a robot as the home plate umpire.

If this experiment is successful the MLB could be seeing the switch next.

It was supposed to be in place at the start of the season, but after some testing it made its debut at the Somerset Patriots Ballpark.

The hopes of not having a wrong call in the eighth or ninth inning of a game is what robot umpires would achieve.


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