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Why doesn't Major League Baseball adopt the pitch tracking technology that its television partners use and standardize strike zones? The home plate umpire could still arbitrate a checked swing, or safe/out at home.
Rory: Home plate Vanna White after Wheel of Fortune digitized its board.
Instead of a Home Run Derby, Idea: Find a golf course near the All-Star Game venue. Pair eight power hitters with eight golf stars. The hitters slug baseballs down fairways and then the golfers complete the holes, replacing baseballs, wherever they lie, with golf balls.
Or should they putt and chip baseballs into larger cups?