J.D. Drew Attributes Difficulties to Expanded Strike Zone Both J.D. Drew and David Ortiz are on pace for career highs in strikeouts.

The problem, they say, is that umpires have made a concerted effort to expand the strike zone.

While it has not been proved, many believe this is part of an effort by the MLB to increase the speed of games.

Peter Abraham breaks down J.D.'s performance this season.