17 Jun

A Sticky Situation

Authors: Mike Sonne and Lennon Richards Baseball is implementing a ban on sticky substances, those designed to give pitchers a better grip on the ball, but also to increase the spin rate on their pitches. This boost in spin rate makes it harder for hitters to do their job – with pitches moving more than

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05 Feb

PitchAI – Software Update Notes

PitchAI – Software Update Notes We’ve listened to your feedback and assessed any errors to improve PitchAI! With our latest release, you may see some minor changes in numbers due to some major PitchAI improvements. First, we have improved the 3D tracking model. This new model does a better job tracking throwing arm motion, in

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26 Jan

PitchAI – A Scout’s best friend

PitchAI – A Scout’s best friend Every year, scouts descend on high school and college stadiums, and try to project how these athletes will turn into elite talent at the major league level. Bringing in technologies like TrackMan and Rapsodo are allowing scouts to get more and more information on these pitchers, including their velocity

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30 Jul

Fast Forward – The Nate Pearson Story

Fast Forward – The Nate Pearson Story Nate Pearson, one of the co-founders of ProPlayAI, was featured in a Sportsnet story about his development and the pursuit of the fastest pitch of all time. You can see a cameo of ProPlayAI in the first few minutes, and a guest appearance from our Chief Scientist, Dr.

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27 Jun

What are we measuring with PitchAI?

What are we measuring with PitchAI? Let me take you back to when I started to get interested in the biomechanics of pitching – 2008, I just started my Master’s in Human Kinetics at the University of Windsor, and there was a Sports Illustrated article on Tim Lincecum – citing Glenn Fleisig and his breakdown

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