Taking The Handcuffs Off

PITTSBURGH – (1 min read) In Part 8 (and the final installment) of “How Technology Unlocked My True Potential At The Plate” at the 2017 American Baseball Coaches Association Convention in Anaheim, Calif., Master Hitting Instructor Dan Koosed of Pro Swing Rx explains how to use bat sensors such as…

Launch Angle & Exit Velocity: Before And After

PITTSBURGH – (1 min read) In Part 5 of “How Technology Unlocked My True Potential At The Plate” at the 2017 American Baseball Coaches Association Convention, Pro Swing Rx Master Hitting Instructor Dan Koosed continues his look at different case studies showing the before & after effects of teaching a…

Diamond Kinetics Hitting Advisory Council

PITTSBURGH – Diamond Kinetics is happy to introduce five of the most original and innovative minds in baseball and softball as the initial members of the Diamond Kinetics Hitting Advisory Council. Coming this spring, each member of the council will be providing in-depth instructional content in conjunction with Diamond Kinetics,…

Marucci Baseball World Series (feat. Diamond Kinetics & SwingTracker)

@eastcoastbball hitting bombs @MarucciBaseball World Series w/live swing metrics by @DiamondKinetics pic.twitter.com/XthNdOtK7e — Coach Jeff Leach (@CoachJeffLeach) July 21, 2016 HOUSTON – The Top-18 elite Marucci travel organizations participated in the Marucci World Series Home Run Derby at “The Yard” at Baseball USA on July 20 with Diamond Kinetics on…

Heading West On A Baseball Quest

(Diamond Kinetics’ Coach Concierge Matt Geyer will be heading to California for the upcoming week. Here is a look from Matt himself on what you can expect and how to get an inside look at Matt’s unique, one-of-a-kind experience) PITTSBURGH – It’s the middle of July and the dog days of…

Gregory Polanco: 38 Degrees of Separation

PITTSBURGH – In the first inning of last night’s game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Arizona Diamondbacks, Pirates’ right fielder Gregory Polanco connected on his sixth home run of the year, sending Shelby Miller’s 95 mph fastball 398 feet in the opposite direction to give Pittsburgh an early 3-0…

Down And In: How Kris Bryant & Will Craig Crush The Low Pitch

PITTSBURGH – In 2012 as a sophomore at The University of San Diego, Kris Bryant hit .366/.483/.671 with 14 home runs and 57 RBIs over 231 at-bats, posting one of the best offensive seasons in UCD baseball history¹. In 2015 as a sophomore at Wake Forest University, Will Craig hit…

How A Ball That Traveled 323 Feet Could Have Traveled 353 Feet

PITTSBURGH – In the third inning of the Pittsburgh Pirates’ 6-5 extra-innings win over the St. Louis Cardinals, Andrew McCutchen connected on a 2-2 fastball from Michael Wacha that resulted in a RBI-double, scoring John Jaso from first base. According to Baseball Savant data, McCutchen’s hit traveled 323 feet in…

The Anatomy of Jordy Mercer’s RBI Double

PITTSBURGH – Last week, as a guest on The Blue Dot Report podcast, Dr. Alan Nathan was posed the question, “Does understanding concepts about physics help one understand or enjoy the game more?” Dr. Nathan’s response was: “I really do look for things that are indicative of phenomena that I’ve…