Category: Baseball and Softball Science

MLB and Diamond Kinetics Launch Youth Partnership Aimed at Intersection of ‘Digital and Real-World Play’

As part of a long-term strategic partnership that includes Major League Baseball (MLB) gaining an equity stake in the company, Diamond Kinetics (DK) becomes the new “Trusted Youth Development Platform of Major League Baseball” as the two organizations look to enhance the world of physical skill development through digital experiences.  The Diamond Kinetics partnership with…

MLB PARTNERS WITH EL1 SPORTS AND DIAMOND KINETICS TO GROW ACCESSIBILITY AND ENGAGEMENT IN YOUTH BASEBALL & SOFTBALL

EL1 Will Establish Youth Training Facilities in Club Markets, Fund Diversity-Focused Grassroots and Development Programs  Diamond Kinetics To Gamify the Youth Baseball & Softball Experience By Enhancing Physical Skills Development Through Digital Hitting and Throwing Platforms Major League Baseball today announced two critical youth baseball & softball partnerships with EL1 Sports (EL1) and Diamond Kinetics (DK)…

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 to 35 position players will…

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 and amateur levels, with Diamond…

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 SwingTracker to create higher exit…

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 swing that lends itself to…

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, relative to their area of…

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 hand to measure each player’s…

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 summer are quickly approaching. That…

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 lead. According to StatCast, the…

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