Diamond Kinetics & HitTrax Integration

PITTSBURGH – As stand alone training devices, SwingTracker and HitTrax are both at the cutting edge of swing training. Now, as one powerful, all-encompassing swing tool that delivers cause and effect data, both Diamond Kinetics’ SwingTracker and InMotion Systems’ HitTrax will assuredly uncover new possibilities in pursuing player improvement. With the…

Sean Casey Baseball Camps (feat. Diamond Kinetics & SwingTracker)

UPPER ST. CLAIR, PA. – Former MLB All-Star and Pittsburgh native Sean Casey brings the best baseball instruction to the South Hills of Pittsburgh. His three-day camp for players ages 8-18 in Upper St. Clair, Pennsylvania concluded on June 23rd with each player getting personal SwingTracker usage and tutorial from…

Diamond Kinetics Takes Part In Play Ball Event at PNC Park

  PITTSBURGH – On Saturday, June 11, the Pittsburgh Pirates hosted their official 2016 Play Ball event for youth players, ages 5-12 at PNC Park. As part of the day’s interactive baseball activities, Diamond Kinetics was on hand to teach the participants about the science of baseball while also letting…

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…

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…