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Wednesday, July 22, 2020

AP: MLB Doubles Camera Angles for Video Reviews of Umpires

Taking a chance to review instant replay, Major League Baseball doubled the isolated cameras available for video reviews to 24 this year.

MLB also arranged for high-frame rate cameras to stream directly to the new replay operations center and ballpark video rooms, and for MLB-controlled 4K cameras with zoom lenses to be installed at high locations behind home plate.

The article also includes information on the updated Statcast system.

Lowry Seasoning Salt Posted: July 22, 2020 at 08:12 AM | 12 comment(s)
  Beats: anything but robots, replay, umpiring

Thursday, February 27, 2020

MLB announces historic crew-chief assignments

Article first paragaph:

Veteran umpires Gary Cederstrom, Dana DeMuth, Mike Everitt and Jeff Kellogg are all stepping away from the full-time Major League staff, creating four crew-chief vacancies that will be filled by Kerwin Danley, Dan Iassogna, Alfonso Marquez and Jim Reynolds. Danley will be the first African-American crew chief, while Marquez becomes the first Mexican-born crew chief.

Jeremy Renner App is Dead and I killed it Posted: February 27, 2020 at 10:20 PM | 0 comment(s)
  Beats: umpires, umpiring

 

 

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