The Korea Baseball Softball Association (Chairman Lee Jong-hoon, hereinafter referred to as the association, KBSA) applies the strike zone that has been reset to the 77th Golden Lion National High School Baseball Tournament and Weekend League Wangjung Wang, which will be held from the 14th. A robot referee will be operated from the first round of the baseball field in the sports complex. 스포츠토토

The association introduced and operated robot referees from the round of 16 of the 2023 Shinsegae E-Mart Cup National High School Baseball Championship in March, but reflected the voices of the field about the low ball and left and right strike zones raised during the implementation process and implemented the high school baseball weekend league. The strike zone was reset through a process of supplementation and verification in the game. 

KBSA referees attended and applied various strike zone setting plans to high school baseball weekend league games. I tried to reduce the sense of discrepancy in the strike decision for the ball.

Due to the current structure in which both the front and back sides of the home plate are judged for a strike, the rear judgment surface is moved to the catcher side to compensate for the falling breaking ball, and the left and right strike zones are reduced by half (front 64.87cm ➯ 57.64cm / Back 72.1cm ➯ 64.86cm) The left and right widths were reduced, and the rear judging surface was wider than the front judging surface by about one ball, reflecting direct pitches that are full of body and outer pitches in the zone.

In the future, the association plans to operate robot referees to provide fair opportunities and accurate judgments to players, and continuously listen to the voices of the field and the opinions of KBSA referees and continuously reflect them to ensure smooth system settlement and maximize positive effects.

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