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MLB Will Try Out Robot Umpires At Spring Training

Perhaps you should pick a new career if you were studying to become a baseball umpire.

Speaking to Fox Business on Wednesday, Rob Manfred announced the league would experiment with a “so-called robot umpire system” at spring training games.

Sportsnaut’s Matt Johnson notes that the MLB commissioner didn’t get into specifics, but the news follows reports that electronic strike zones would be tried out in the minors this year.

Increasing the use of technology is one of the ways the MLB is looking to speed games along.

What else should the league do to speed up games?