Marcus Aurelius: We need more breaks in baseball to slow the action down.
Khellendros: Go all the way - take the home play umpire completely out of the mix. Create an electronic strike zone, and fark the power-hungry drama queens behind the plate. The statistics on what constitutes a strike zone on an 0-0 count vs. 0-2 count vs. 3-0 count has demonstrated that they have no integrity when it comes to calling pitches. They should have come out years ago.http://www.hardballtimes.com/main/article/the-compassionate-umpire/....and a dozen other studies just like it have show how home plate umpires are in it for the show and the drama, not fairness.
steveGswine: MLB should just issue a statement scrapping the whole thing with a "let's be serious, it ain't gonna make a difference", over a supercut of Sunday's NFL reviews and other officiating errors.
Links are submitted by members of the Fark community.
When community members submit a link, they also write a custom headline for the story.
Other Farkers comment on the links. This is the number of comments. Click here to read them.
You need to create an account to submit links or post comments.
Click here to submit a link.
Also on Fark
Submit a Link »
Copyright © 1999 - 2017 Fark, Inc | Last updated: Jun 27 2017 20:57:12
Runtime: 0.129 sec (128 ms)