The DK Blog

PitchTracker Metric Analysis: Release Velocity

PITTSBURGH – Our ‘PitchTracker Metric Analysis’ Series featuring Dr. Buddy Clark, Diamond Kinetics co-founder and Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh, and former University of Cincinnati and Lincoln Memorial University catcher Russell Clark begins with Release Velocity. Throughout this series we will tell you what each metric is,…

2018 Perfect Game All-American Classic Recap

 SAN DIEGO – A look back at the sights and sounds from an incredible weekend at the 2018 Perfect Game All-American Classic. ♦♦♦♦♦ Read: Via Perfect Game: West Wins 3rd Straight Classic Via Perfect Game: 2018 PG All-American Classic Box Score Via MLB.com: 2019 Draft Prospects Shine in All-American Classic…

Father’s Day Weekend At The Ripken Baseball Experience

PIGEON FORGE, TENN./MYRTLE BEACH, S.C./ABERDEEN, MD. –  It was a Father’s Day weekend to remember at the Ripken Baseball Experience in Pigeon Forge, Myrtle Beach and Aberdeen. The inaugural Father/Son Swing-Off Challenge at the Diamond Kinetics RipCages brought together sons and dads to see which duo had the best combined Max…

PitchTracker: The Reviews Are In

PITTSBURGH – PitchTracker – the first-of-its-kind, revolutionary smart baseball from Diamond Kinetics – was developed to give coaches and players an affordable, must-have tool to gain a competitive edge and take their game the next level. Moreover, PitchTracker needed to allow coaches and players a pitching tool they could take with…

Diamond Kinetics Partners With Athletx Sports Group As Exclusive Motion Technology Provider For Events & Showcases

PITTSBURGH/LOUISVILLE – Athletx Sports Group, the nation’s fastest growing youth baseball and softball event and media brand, will partner with baseball and softball technology innovator and leader Diamond Kinetics to bring powerful, fun, and intuitive technology experiences to players at Athletx events & showcases in 2018. “At Athletx Sports Group,…

Toronto Blue Jays Integrate Diamond Kinetics Technology Into Organization

PITTSBURGH – As first reported by TSN Sports, the Toronto Blue Jays will be using Diamond Kinetics’ SwingTracker sensors this year during extended spring training and are “considering experimenting” with Diamond Kinetics’ smart baseball, PitchTracker, as well. According to Joe Sclafani, the Blue Jays’ coordinator of player development, about 30…

Year One of Smart Bat from Marucci Sports & Diamond Kinetics

PITTSBURGH – Exactly one year ago today – on April 3, 2017 – Marucci Sports and Diamond Kinetics introduced the Smart Bat Custom Cut – a revolutionary, new bat design that embedded the Diamond Kinetics’ SwingTracker® sensor inside the knob of handcrafted maple bats from Marucci. Over the course of the year,…

In-Game Bat Sensor & Smart Bat Use Coming To Minor Leagues in 2018

PITTSBURGH – Major League Baseball has approved the in-game use of bat sensors and sensor-embedded smart bats throughout its minor leagues for the 2018 season, as first reported yesterday by SportTechie. The rule change comes on the heels of swift technological changes and adoption at both the minor league, NCAA…