Understanding Sticky Stuff and Spin Rate

It’s interesting that “sticky stuff” is the hot topic in baseball right now. Pitchers messing with the ball is actually an old subject. The infamous spitball. Vaseline on the hat. Nail files being flung on network TV. The fact is, the MLB banned “doctoring” the ball all the way back…

DK + Progress City are Game-Changing Lives

April is Autism Awareness Month and as the month winds down, Diamond Kinetics is proud to highlight our partnership with Progress City and our small part in helping improve the lives of those living with autism. DK works with Progress City and the Autism Employment Network to offer employment opportunities…

The Periodic Table of Baseball

WHAT MAKES A GREAT BASEBALL PLAYER? There are a lot of elements that go into being a great baseball player. At every level, players learn that they have strengths they can maximize and opportunities for improvement. The best players learn to get the most out of their skill set. This…

Los Angeles Dodgers Training Academy Virtual Training Camp Helps Players Improve Through Remote Instruction And Technology Use

LOS ANGELES – As the first step towards strengthening and fortifying the player development process through real-world baseball instruction combined with digital baseball technology, the Los Angeles Dodgers Training Academy (DTA) powered by E|L1 kicked off the initial Virtual Training Camp and Clinic earlier this fall to rousing success. The…

Cleveland Indians And Technology Provider Diamond Kinetics Partner to Create A Digital Platform To Strengthen Youth Development Programs

CLEVELAND – With a forward-thinking mindset and family-first approach, the Cleveland Indians and Pittsburgh-based baseball & softball technology company Diamond Kinetics have come together to create a first-of-its-kind digital baseball platform, designed specifically for today’s youth player in mind. This initiative will drive more engagement, participation, and fun in the…

PitchTracker 3.0: New Interface. New Changes. Smarter Features.

PITTSBURGH – The all new PitchTracker 3.0 has arrived to help pitchers enhance their skills and training with new & improved cutting-edge features. PT 3.0 now features robust video capture, auto pitch detection and advanced pitch charting. Moreover, new metrics such as spin efficiency and horizontal & vertical break allow for…

Travel Teams: Using SwingTracker To Enhance Player Development

PITTSBURGH – Player Development is a huge part of every travel team’s dilemma. You want to win games, but do you sacrifice the development of some of your players in order to get the on-field results you want. Two Pittsburgh-based travel teams have found a way to do both – win…

Creating Deception With A Secondary Pitch with Colin McKee

PITTSBURGH – Diamond Kinetics Pitching Development Advisor, and current professional pitcher, Colin McKee discusses the elements that go into throwing his slider/cutter, including grip and release point, and understanding how spin axis and gyrospin can make the pitch more effective. ♦♦♦♦♦ LEARN MORE: WATCH THE VIDEO