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 →

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 →

BCTeam Update: PitchR Showcasing

An exciting update has been made to BCTeam this week and that is the integration of our 3D product, PitchR. As you remember, a couple of months ago we made our first 3D integration into BCTeam with the BallR Showcasing update. This allowed users to hover over certain pitches in visuals and bring up the... Continue Reading →

Press Release: Jonny Gomes Joins BaseballCloud

March 2, 2022 Two-Time World Series Champ Joins BaseballCloud Jonny Gomes, the two-time World Series Champion, has joined BaseballCloud and will preside as its Director of Strategic Partnerships, along with playing an active role within the Product Development team. LONGWOOD, FLORIDA, March 2, 2022 — Jonny Gomes brings an impressive resume and veteran experience to... Continue Reading →

Put The Goat in the Hall of Fame

On Tuesday, January 25th it was announced David Ortiz had been elected to The National Baseball Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. Ortiz was elected after receiving 77.9% of votes in his first year on the ballot. As someone who doesn't typically give much thought to the Hall of Fame, it... Continue Reading →

BCTeam Update: Umpire Analysis

Our most popular feature on BCTeam has gotten a makeover before the start of the season! This update includes new visuals, added summary tables, and more filter options on the Umpire Analysis tab of game summaries. We all love to give umpires a hard time, well now we are making it easier to analyze how they... Continue Reading →

Michael Conforto And The Shift

When the Mets drafted Michael Conforto 10th overall in the 2014 draft, the Oregon product was regarded as one of the more complete hitters in the pool. At the time, Perfect Game raved about his approach, saying in his scouting report, "He has plus, game usable power as well as one of the most disciplined... Continue Reading →

Classifying Pitch Types Using Python Modelling

I've seen plenty of discussion about pitch classification recently, both on Twitter and online forums. In their AL Wild Card game chat on Fangraphs, former Astros' executive Kevin Goldstein, ZiPS creator Dan Szymborski, and Roster Resource writer Jon Becker expressed their dissatisfaction on current pitch classification systems. Becker made a good point: classifying pitches can... Continue Reading →

BCTeam Update: Scrimmage Summaries

This morning we pushed an update to BCTeam which includes a makeover of Scrimmage Summaries. This concludes Phase 2 of our 4 phases of scheduled updates to BCTeam this fall. Still to come are Player Profile updates and Umpire Analysis updates. Let's get into what is new with Scrimmage Summaries! First off is a new... Continue Reading →

You’re Outta Here!!!

You can’t write an article about MLB ejections without mentioning John McGraw.  After 1900, he remained the all-time leader in ejections (137) for over 100 years until he was finally passed by Bobby Cox in 2007.  For over 50 of those years, no other person even reached 100 ejections until Leo Durocher reached that milestone... Continue Reading →

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