The Case of Ben Joyce

Tennessee has been utterly dominant this college baseball season. They've lost one series all year. They lead the nation in Home Runs, ERA, and WHIP and are at the top in runs scored, OPS, and K/9. Their schedule features sweeps against Ole Miss, Vanderbilt, Florida, and Mississippi State (all of which were preseason top 10... Continue Reading →

The Hot Start No One is Talking About

Much of the conversation surrounding the National League East entering the season was focused on the Braves, the Mets and the Phillies. While many were expecting those three teams to be competing for the division, the early parts of the season have been less suspenseful than many were expecting as the Mets have gotten off... Continue Reading →

Update: Catcher Integration

Up until this point, BCTeam has focused solely on hitter and pitcher metrics. Everything from providing insights about how a pitcher utilizes his arsenal and where hitters make hard contact in the zone. It was time to show some love for the hardest working guys on the field and the leaders of their team's pitching... Continue Reading →

Is This Finally the Angels Year?

Despite having a roster that has included some of the best and most recognizable players in baseball, the Los Angeles Angels of recent years have been stuck in mediocrity. The franchises "stars and scrubs" approach of roster construction has been unsuccessful as the team hasn't qualified for the postseason since 2014 and hasn't finished above... Continue Reading →

The Rise of the Mid-Majors

All stats as of before the Thursday 4/14 games** Perfect Game just released their Midseason Collegiate All-Americans list. The standard Power Five names like Jace Jung, Cooper Hjerpe, and Parker Messick headlined the first and second teams. Something of note was that nearly 15 members of the All-American squad came from "mid-major" programs. This is... Continue Reading →

Press Release: The Frontier League Announces Exclusive Data Partnership with BaseballCloud and Yakkertech

Phoenix, Arizona (April 12, 2022) - BaseballCloud and Yakkertech, who provide data solutions for hundreds of collegiate programs and multiple professional organizations, today announced that they have entered a multi-year exclusive partnership with the Frontier League, the longest-running active professional independent baseball league in the United States and a Major League Baseball Professional Partner League. ... Continue Reading →

To Swing or Not to Swing

The offensive side of baseball is an ever-evolving subject that remains an unperfected craft. There are countless ways for teams and players to be successful at the plate. Different people have different perspectives on how to approach the game in the batter's box. As pitching continues to develop it is very important for offenses to remain... Continue Reading →

For Better or Worse: the New Philly Outfield

The lockout is over. The MLB season is happening. Spring Training is here. We finally got to witness the post-lockout transaction frenzy. Correa, Story, Freeman, Matt Chapman, and Jesse Winker have all moved teams since March 10th. The flurry of deals has definitely lived up to the hype. Among the teams making moves were the... Continue Reading →

Seattle Mariners Offseason Review

The Seattle Mariners surprised many during the 2021 season, finishing with a 90-72 record and only 2 games out of the American League Wild Card. While the -51 run differential might cause some to question the legitimacy of last season's success, the organization made it clear they meant business moving forward by their activity this... Continue Reading →

BCTeam Update: Heat Maps Tab

A new tab has been added to player profiles on BCTeam! This new tab features 21 different Heat Maps for both pitcher and hitter profiles and all of them are from Pitcher View. We expanded on our current Heat Map dropdown options located on the Batted Ball tab of player profiles and realized the value... Continue Reading →

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