Major League Baseball welcomes mobile technology with Apple

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016. Filed under: Apps Games Science & Technology Sports & Recreation

The American Baseball league has struck a deal with Apple, providing iPad tablets and devices to teams and coaches to facilitate and develop in-game tactics.

Baseball sees opportunity in ushering in mobile technolodgy to improve play tactics and statistics. © Richard Paul Kane/shutterstock.com

Baseball sees opportunity in ushering in mobile technolodgy to improve play tactics and statistics.
© Richard Paul Kane/shutterstock.com

The tech giant’s devices will be on-hand to assist with the analysis of various game statistics, from player performance to weighing in on pitcher-versus-hitter matchups and possible outcomes as well as displaying play-by-play videos.

Technology source Cnet reports that team managers and coaches will receive 12.9 inch iPad Pros complete with a custom-made game data app entitled MLB Dugout.

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