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Watching sports these days is getting way too cluttered

Crunch Time


It’s been three years, and I’ve finally had enough.

If anybody with ESPN is reading, please, I implore you, get rid of the strike zone box on your baseball broadcasts.

It’s called the “K-Zone,” and it began with the Cardinals-Cubs game in early April 2015. A roughly square box graphic superimposed above home plate that stretches from either side of the plate and roughly parallel to each hitter’s midsection.

The box moves as the hitter crouches or stands more erect and is touted as representing the true, strike zone. Whatever that is.

Technically, the strike zone is defined as th...

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