If Umpires are Replaced by Robots, Who Will I Throw My Beer Bottle At?

Ever since ESPN started using their computerized K-Zone in baseball games to show balls and strikes, I’ve been hopeful that one day pitch-tracking systems would completely replace human umpires. Stupid, stupid human umpires. However, as gratifying as that would be, Ben Lindbergh says it’s not that simple: For one thing, PITCHf/x still has hiccups. Occasionally, an error will cause the More …