The DK Blog

The Science Behind Michael Morse’s Game-Winning RBI

Congratulations are in order to the San Francisco Bumgarners for winning their third World Series in the past five years, with a dramatic Game 7 victory over the Kansas City Royals last night. The Bumgar…..oh, wait I’m sorry – the Giants, yes the Giants (even though no one would argue…

Albert Pujols’ Swing Could Almost Power The DeLorean

PITTSBURGH – The first “Back To The Future” movie was released on July 3, 1985. At the time, Albert Pujols was five years old. While young Albert may or may not have been enamored by such terms as “flux capacitor” or “1.21 gigawatts”, few could have predicted the amazing amount of…

Increase Your Bat Speed with Exercise

PITTSBURGH – Nearly every player is looking for a way to add some power to their swing. The difficulty lies in achieving that goal consistently. In terms of ball exit velocity and the distance a ball travels, bat speed + bat weight is a huge factor. A heavier bat has…

Diamond Kinetics at the 2013 MLB Winter Meetings

Each year, early in December, the professional baseball world convenes for its off season meetings.  As the official ‘hot stove’ event of the professional baseball year, the Winter Meetings become a melting pot of team executives, players, agents, media and beyond.  In more recent years (the winter meetings unofficially date back…

Diamond Kinetics Featured in Sports Illustrated

In case you missed it, last week Diamond Kinetics was featured in Sports Illustrated as part of a series on sports innovation sponsored by Hyundai.  While this is certainly exciting exposure for our company and technology, the general awareness about how sports innovation and technologies are shaking things up is…

Off & Running (or should we say Swinging?)…

It is with great excitement this week that we are able to launch this website and better communicate what we are all about as a company and where we are going.  We believe we are at the unique intersection of engineering, mobile technology and the sports of baseball and softball…and…