A Sticky Situation
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 they should and ending up in […]
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. […]
Examining sports technology for the future of MLB player development
Mike Sonne was on Sportsnet 590 The Fan on Saturday to talk about the future of sports technology and player development.
How training in isolation is shaping the future of MLB player development
ProPlayAI was featured recently in a Sportsnet article discussing the future of MLB player development. Mike Sonne will be appearing on the Sportsnet 590 The Fan on Saturday June 20 at 3:25 pm EDT to talk more about how we’re using ProPlayAI to get athletes ready for the upcoming season.
PitchAI goes to Spring Training
Back before we were on lockdown and quarantine was part of our daily vocabulary, the PitchAI team had a trip to Phoenix during the MLB’s Cactus League Spring Training. While there have definitely been tougher business trips to take (like, Boston in February), this one was packed with lots of meetings, and one main goal […]