The Miami Marlins Invest in Player Development and Analytics with Blast Motion
(Carlsbad, Calif., – June 25, 2019) – Today, Blast Motion announced thatthe Miami Marlins have selected Blast technology for player development, analytics, and scouting. The Marlins are the 12thof 15 teams in the National League to recognize the value of the Blast sensors, swing data, and pro team services to incorporate hitting insights into their organization. The Blast Pro Team solution has been designed to easily integrate into the workflow of MLB organizations and their MiLB affiliates. The 2018 approval for bat sensors in-game at the various affiliate levels has allowed for the validation of Blast metrics and insights with correlations to a higher level of performance in-game.
“The Miami Marlins are excited to be partnering with Blast Motion for the 2019 season,” said Geoff DeGroot, Manager, Player Development & Scouting. “We are looking forward to seeing the level of impact it can have on our organization.”
Blast Baseball is used by over 85% of the MLB teams, including the Houston Astros, Minnesota Twins, San Diego Padres, Kansas City Royals, and Baltimore Orioles. Blast swing insights have become the benchmark for evaluating and improving a player’s swing, with industry leading accuracy and consistency validated by The Center for Human Performance. Beyond pro teams, Blast technology is now utilized by over 65% of the Power 5 Conferences, hundred of collegiate programs, and thousands of high schools, elite travel teams, and organization customers are using Blast for coaching, training, and recruiting. The same technology used by the pros is available for coaches and players of all ages and skill levels, helping them evaluate and improve a player’s swing through automatic swing quality assessments, video analysis & comparisons, 3D swing visualizations, and personalized performance reports.
“We’re excited to be a part of the investment that the Miami Marlins are allocating to analytics within player development and scouting,” said Jeff Fallis, Blast Motion, Vice President of Sales. “We’re confident our technology will provide valuable insights to aid in the development of the young prospects that Miami has acquired to build the foundation of their future.”
About Blast Motion
Based in Carlsbad, California, Blast Motion is an information company that provides motion analysis and performance insights. By intelligently combining the bio-mechanics of movement with sensor data, video capture technology, and cloud-based software services, we’ve redefined the way people train, analyze, and improve their game. For additional information on Blast Motion, please visit: blastmotion.com
About Miami Marlins
The Miami Marlins are a professional baseball team that compete in the National League (NL) East Division in Major League Baseball (MLB). The team began play as an expansion team in 1993, and have participated in two World Series, winning both in 1997 and 2003.For additional information on the Miami Marlins please visit:mlb.com/marlins
Senior Director, Marketing