Re: Why we need computers calling balls and strikes
Originally Posted by George Anderson
Well according to the computers you want to use to replace humans, it is pretty darn good.
MLB currently utilizes a program referred to as the “zone evaluation system,” which grades major league umpires on their accuracy when it comes to ball and strike calls. According to Port, umpires this season are averaging a 95 percent accuracy rating.
Even if umps are 95% accurate, and I have my doubts, in a game with 300 pitches thrown, that is 15 missed calls every single game.
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