Metrics With Monte: Max Acceleration (VIDEO)

CLEMSON, S.C. – Clemson Baseball Head Coach Monte Lee gives insight into how weight training & drill work can help improve a player’s Max Acceleration. Coach Lee also tells us how weighted bat training factors into evaluating Max Acceleration for his Tiger program. “With Max Acceleration I like to look…

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…

The Physics Behind The Results

PITTSBURGH – (5 min. read) As part of their presentation “How Technology Unlocked My True Potential At The Plate” from the 2017 American Baseball Coaches Association Convention, Diamond Kinetics co-founder and Professor of Mechanical Engineering at The University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Buddy Clark, in conjunction with Master Hitting Instructor Dan Koosed…

SwingTracker 3D Swing Compare

PITTSBURGH – Compare real swing video to a 3D rendering of the same swing with SwingTracker’s most recent app updates. Players & coaches can now compare video of a swing to its 3D counterpart in SwingTracker’s 3D Swing View. Turn the phone horizontal to bring up the side by side compare view,…

Comparing And Contrasting Blake Rutherford & Carlos Correa

PITTSBURGH – As USA Today wrote last month, Carlos Correa is 21 years old and already perhaps the best shortstop in all of baseball. Correa entered 2015 without a single game above Class A ball on his professional resume, then played his way to the big leagues by early June and…

Why Scouts Should Not Be Scared of Kyle Lewis’ Swing

PITTSBURGH – After hitting .367/.423/.677 with 17 home runs, 56 RBI and 49 runs scored in 226 at-bats in his first full season as a starter – and .300/.344/.500 with a .200 ISO in 150 plate appearances over the summer in the Cape Cod League – Mercer University centerfielder Kyle…