PBL Will Utilize BaseballCloud’s Analytics Platform to Enhance Player Development, League Operations, Tryout Camp, and Fan Experience
Windsor, CO and Lake Mary, FL (August 24, 2023) — The Pioneer Baseball League presented by TicketSmarter (“PBL”), a Professional Partner League of Major League Baseball, today announced a partnership with BaseballCloud, the flexible data software suite built to provide powerful insights and solutions across baseball organizations.
BaseballCloud harnesses sports technology and produces professional software solutions for MLB, NCAA, International, Agency, and Amateur baseball and softball organizations across the globe. As part of the partnership, BaseballCloud’s advanced tools and analytical capabilities will significantly enhance the value of data captured by TrackMan Baseball at all PBL games. BaseballCloud’s AnalyzR and PitchR tools will aid PBL players and umpires in tracking and improving their performance. The organizations will also collaborate on new, promotional content utilizing BaseballCloud’s suite of solutions to enhance the league’s fan engagement initiatives.
“We are excited to partner with the Pioneer League to provide our industry-leading in-game data and analytics tools to their teams and tryout camps,” said Kevin Davidson, CEO of BaseballCloud. “Our advanced metrics and analysis will help PBL teams make more informed decisions and support their development on the field. It will also offer valuable insights to players participating in tryout camps, to help these talented players grow and compete at the highest level.”
BaseballCloud will also continue to be a major partner of PBL tryout camps, providing a live dashboard on its software solution that enables PBL clubs, scouts, and fans to view advanced data and analytics and video highlights captured during each tryout event. Each attendee – regardless of the outcome of the tryout – will be provided with their individual performance analytics report, empowering players with tangible data to showcase their efforts and abilities. The Pioneer League is the principal development league feeding young players into higher levels of professional baseball and had the most MLB acquisitions of any independent league in 2022.
“We are thrilled to be deepening our partnership with BaseballCloud. Their industry leading platform accelerates the PBL’s commitment to the development of our current and prospective players and will provide valuable scouting insights PBL clubs, MLB clubs and other professional organizations”, said Henry Hunter, Commissioner & Executive Vice President of the PBL.
All 10 clubs in the PBL, which has been in existence since 1939, will have access to BaseballCloud’s state-of-the-art technologies. This partnership will provide clubs with the same BaseballCloud resources used by professional teams in leagues such as Major League Baseball, Nippon Professional Baseball and Athletes Unlimited. The PBL will utilize BaseballCloud’s tools at 2024 tryout camps, first at February’s Florida tryouts and once again at April’s tryouts in Arizona. BaseballCloud’s flagship product, Yakkertech, is also used by the league to support tryouts in strategic locations.
Built by players, for players, BaseballCloud offers a revolutionary suite of hardware and software tools to empower baseball and softball players at all levels to optimize performance. The company’s flagship product, Yakkertech™, is an optical-tracking system that captures and analyzes ball-flight data with unparalleled precision. Alongside Yakkertech™, BaseballCloud is a leader in shaping the future of the sport with cutting-edge technologies for player development, scouting, and fan engagement. Visit www.baseballcloud.com to learn more.
About the Pioneer Baseball League presented by TicketSmarter
Since 1939, the Pioneer Baseball League has operated in the Mountain West region as an MLB affiliate league. Beginning in 2021, the PBL became an MLB Professional Partner League with clubs in Montana (Billings, Missoula, Great Falls, and Kalispell), Idaho (Boise and Idaho Falls), Utah (Ogden), and Colorado (Grand Junction, Fort Collins, and Colorado Springs). For more information go to http://www.pioneerleague.com.
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