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…

Cincinnati Baseball Club Partners With Diamond Kinetics

PITTSBURGH – Diamond Kinetics is proud to welcome Cincinnati’s premier baseball organization – the Cincinnati Baseball Club – as its newest partner program. Since the inception of the organization in 2011, the Cincinnati Baseball Club has sent 53 players to the D-I level, 21 to the D-II level, 22 to the…

SwingTracker Metric Analysis: Applied Power

PITTSBURGH – Our ‘SwingTracker Metric Analysis’ Series featuring Diamond Kinetics co-founder and Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Buddy Clark and former University of Cincinnati and Lincoln Memorial University catcher Russell Clark continues with a look at Applied Power. Throughout this series we will tell you…

SwingTracker Metric Analysis: Trigger To Impact

PITTSBURGH – Our ‘SwingTracker Metric Analysis’ Series featuring Diamond Kinetics co-founder and Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Buddy Clark and former University of Cincinnati and Lincoln Memorial University catcher Russell Clark continues with a look at Trigger To Impact time. Throughout this series we will…

SwingTracker Metric Analysis: Impact Momentum

PITTSBURGH – Our ‘SwingTracker Metric Analysis’ Series featuring Diamond Kinetics co-founder and Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Buddy Clark and former University of Cincinnati and Lincoln Memorial University catcher Russell Clark continues with a look at Impact Momentum. Throughout this series we will tell you what…

SwingTracker Metric Analysis: Hand Cast Distance

PITTSBURGH – Our ‘SwingTracker Metric Analysis’ Series featuring Diamond Kinetics co-founder and Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Buddy Clark and former University of Cincinnati and Lincoln Memorial University catcher Russell Clark continues with a look at Hand Cast Distance. Throughout this series we will tell you…

SwingTracker Metric Analysis: Approach Angle

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

Now Available: The New ‘Feature Pitcher’ from Axon Sports

PITTSBURGH (2 min read)  – We would like to introduce the newest and latest ‘Feature Pitcher’ from Axon Sports for the month of August; former MLB starter Donnie Veal. Donnie spent a combined 11 years in the Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago Cubs and Atlanta Braves organizations, recording 805 strikeouts in 792…

Columbia Prodigy Partners With Diamond Kinetics

PITTSBURGH – Diamond Kinetics is very pleased to welcome Columbia Prodigy to its ever-expanding group of partner programs. Established in 2016 from the Kansas City Prodigy Academy, Columbia Prodigy is an up-and-coming program designed for player development. Beginning as young as 9U, Columbia Prodigy focuses on mechanics, fundamentals, and the…