The Underrated Benefit of Long Toss

I have always loved long toss. As someone who has always struggled with command, the ability to just launch the ball was liberating. As it became an everyday habit, my velocity began to climb. Training everything to fire in-sync, full speed certainly aids the body’s ability to do so on the mound, but it may... Continue Reading →

A Discussion of Spin Efficiency

We have long been aware of the fact that baseballs spin when traveling through the air and that Major League Pitchers are able to generate quite a lot of spin when they release their pitches (average spin rate on Major League pitches was around 2270 RPM’s last year). It has been common knowledge for a... Continue Reading →

Derek Holland Throws a Unicorn Pitch

In 2018, Derek Holland was given a second chance to revive his baseball career. Holland was a former star for the Texas Rangers, helping them clinch two AL Pennants in 2010 and 2011, but he had fallen on hard times. The 2017 season represented a massive struggle for the southpaw. Statistically, he was one of... Continue Reading →

BCTips: Release Point Tab

BaseballCloud’s platform is changing the way players and coaches analyze and learn from both practice and game data. BCTips blogs will highlight the functionality of different features of our products and explore the various ways they can be used for player development. If you are a coach or player and have logged into your BCTeam account in... Continue Reading →

BCTips: Spray Chart Tooltip

BaseballCloud's platform is changing the way players and coaches analyze and learn from both practice and game data. BCTips blogs will highlight the functionality of different features of our products and explore the various ways they can be used for player development. This is an update that has probably been one of the most (if... Continue Reading →

Marginal Benefit In The Offseason

The Padres are maniacs and I absolutely love it. Yu Darvish, Blake Snell, Dinelson Lamet, Chris Paddack… it is like they have gone wild on The Show’s franchise mode. How they managed these blockbusters without dealing their top prospects is worth its own conversation, but today I want to discuss the idea of marginal benefit.... Continue Reading →

Inside Pitch 12.14.20

One of our former R&D interns, Jonah Simon, has been hired to analyst position for the Detroit Tigers! This week's newsletter also covers some of BallR's key visual features.

Inside Pitch 12.7.20

One of our former R&D interns, Jonah Simon, has been hired to analyst position for the Detroit Tigers! This week's newsletter also covers some of BallR's key visual features.

Inside Pitch 11.30.20

This week's Inside Pitch covers the SportTechie article that we were featured in over the summer; as well as, a peek at a couple visuals from our custom templates from our soon-to-be-released product, AnalyzR.

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