Felger & Mazz: Mike Port Talks Technology Improving Baseball

June 12, 2012 12:00 AM
Felger & Mazz: Mike Port Talks Technology Improving Baseball
" Former Red Sox interim general manager and vice president of umpiring Mike Port joined FelgerĀ and Massarotti to discuss the state of umpiring in Major League Baseball.

Is it true that umpires can’t see the last 5 feet of the pitch that approaches the batter, as Bobby Valentine recently claimed?

“Questionable. I don’t very much buy into that,” Port said.

Port introduced some very technical reasoning for believing umpires can see the strike zone just fine. So, is Bobby Valentine just whining about the umps?

“Yes "

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