Minnesota Twins Select Blast Motion for Advanced Player Development and Swing Analysis
(Carlsbad, Calif., – March 19, 2018) – Blast Motion, an information company that provides motion analysis and performance insights, today announced that the Minnesota Twins will integrate Blast technology into their organization. The Blast sensors, Pro Team mobile apps, and cloud services have been designed to easily integrate into MLB training programs to provide everything from real-time swing analytics to in-game data capture for post-game analysis. By utilizing Blast, the Twins will have access to advanced swing information to be used across player development, analytics, and scouting throughout their organization.
“We are excited to integrate Blast Motion’s technology throughout our entire baseball operations,” said Daniel Adler, Minnesota Twins, Director of Baseball Operations. “We look forward to utilizing the valuable data and information that Blast can provide to our coaches and players, with applications across player development, analytics, and scouting.”
Blast Baseball is the Official Bat Sensor Technology of Major League Baseball and is utilized by several MLB teams in addition to the Twins. Blast data and metrics have become the industry benchmark for swing evaluation and has been validated by The Center for Human Performance for accuracy and consistency. In addition to MLB organizations, the adoption of Blast technology is expanding to several collegiate programs, elite travel teams, high schools, and baseball academies. Coaches and players of all ages and skill levels use Blast to help drive and measure improvement through objective swing data, video and 3D visualizations, advanced insights, and personalized performance reports.
“As a native Minnesotan and life-long Twins fan, being able to provide solutions and insights to help a great organization become even better is extremely exciting,” said Roger Weingarth, Blast Motion, President and COO. “Through our work with the majority of the MLB teams, we’ve seen the positive impact that Blast information has had and I can’t wait to see the benefits it will bring to the Twins. This is going to be a great season for Baseball fans.”
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 Minnesota Twins
The Minnesota Twins are a professional baseball team that competes in the American League (AL) Central Division in Major League Baseball (MLB). Built in 2010, the Twins play their home games at Target Field which is located in the historic warehouse district in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. In their 108-year history, including the Washington Senators from 1901-1960 and the Minnesota Twins from 1961-present, the franchise has fielded 18 AL Batting Champions and three World Series Championship teams, with their last World Series Championship in 1991 against the Atlanta Braves. The 2018 Minnesota Twins look to build off their historical 2017 Postseason berth with a roster that is built with a blend of young talent and a bolstered pitching rotation. The Twins farm system is also recognized to be in the top tier in all of baseball, and looks to continue to cultivate in-house talent for future production in the big leagues. For additional information on the Minnesota Twins, please visit: twinsbaseball.com.
Consumer Pricing and Availability
Blast Baseball (mobile app / sensor) is available in the United States and Canada and can be purchased at blastmotion.com or amazon.com for $149.95, providing players of all ages and skill levels with a complete hitting solution. Blast Baseball Premium Packages add Blast Connect cloud services, providing players, coaches, and academies with advanced features, expanding the functionality of the Blast Baseball mobile app / sensor. Premium package subscriptions are available to players for $59.95/year and coaches for $100/year. Teams, collegiate programs, high schools, academies, or pro teams looking to purchase multiple Blast Baseball Sensors and Premium Services as a package, please complete the online information request form for a custom quote / volume discount.
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