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Catcher – The Pitcher’s Best Friend

As we integrate the Yakkertech balltracker system with more and more colleges, we are frequently engaging in discussions with coaches about the many ways to use the data. Those conversations are often not only including catchers, but focused on the importance of the catcher to a pitcher. One catcher recently

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Why Catchers Need Accurate Pitcher Data

Catchers Need Valuable and Accurate Pitcher Data. I remember being at a bullpen session with an MLB team 18 months ago and listening to the pitching coach. At the time, they were just starting to use technology to capture ball data. They were testing our system, but also had a

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Valuable Data – Makes Life A Lot Easier

Valuable and Meaningful Data – Makes Life Easier In virtually every business (unless they are “asleep at the switch”), there is focus on improving productivity and reducing costs. Businesses that do this always perform well. Those that do it the best are the best in their industry because they are

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Player Development – Where and How?

Player development is a key element in baseball. There is one somewhat simple metric that shows the changes now in the “how and where” of the development of young, promising players. In the past 10 years, the percentage of players chosen in the first ten rounds of the draft from

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Softball – The Player Data Revolution is Coming

The Beginning The data revolution got started in golf about 12 years ago. AboutGolf developed vision technology to capture highly accurate data on a golf ball. Their simulators today remain super accurate. They are used by Callaway and The Golf Channel. Others in the golf industry have also adopted vision

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MLB Teams & The Advantages of Inaccurate Data

It’s quite interesting to note that many MLB teams like the fact that the pitching data they are receiving is not accurate. And yes, you read that correctly. There are issues with pitching data from both Trackman and Rapsodo 2.0, but the full understanding of inaccuracies is honestly not well

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Future of Baseball: The Arms Race has Begun

Why Technology Defines the Future of Baseball It doesn’t matter who you ask these days. Twins reliever Taylor Rogers was quoted on MLB.com saying that due to new technology he’s learned more in the past month than in the past four or five years.” Blue Jays righty Ryan Tepera says,

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Getting Kids Recognized

The Data Revolution Recognition. High school softball and baseball players that are pursuing the dream to play in college are all trying to get recognized. For parents, this is their teens’ passion, but also an economic play for them. Scholarships relieve a huge potential financial burden for many families. Sending

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Using Accurate Data for Pitch Improvement

We have the great pleasure of spending time with pitching coaches every day. Our goal at Yakkertech is to maintain superiority in capturing accurate ball data. Not just by continually refining our technology, but by paying close attention to the coaches. For example, we’re willing to customize data output screens

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Yakkertech Installs First IN GAME UNIT at Catawba College! Contact sales to learn more about how you can capture in-game data with your team!