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What An Electronic Strike Zone Means For The MLB

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By: Ethan Hines Setting the scene: Something incredible happened on August 14th, 2018, something unprecedented in the career of a Mister Ben Zobrist. For the first time in his thirteen year career, Zobrist found himself ejected from a game and an important one against the Brewers at that. How did he get thrown out? He told umpire Phil Cuzzi “This is why we want an electronic strike zone.” after disagreeing with a strike three call. As most fans of the MLB know very well, this isn’t even close to the first instance in which a controversial call fires up players...

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