skip navigation

Scouting, Technology, & Data Analysis In One Event

03/19/2020, 10:45am PDT
By Blaine Clemmens

PBR partnerships are a gamechanger


Scouting, Technology and Data Analysis In One Event

Since 2005, Prep Baseball Report’s mission has been to provide the most credible scouting and event platform to help players and recruiters alike. As baseball has evolved, so have we.

Prep Baseball Report has recently partnered with global leaders in the baseball technology and analysis space to deliver an unparalleled in-event and post-event experience. Now, at events across the country, players will receive actionable data from their event performance,  captured by industry-leading technologies, so they can elevate their game and get to the next level.

Unrivaled Access to Your Data

Following a Prep Baseball Report event, players will receive unrivaled access to their advanced ball-tracking and swing metrics through the TrackMan and Blast Connect apps. Additionally, to help players understand the advanced data metrics, Prep Baseball Report has partnered with Driveline, the world’s leader in data-driven player development, to generate analysis of your performance through the data sets with tips on how to identify strengths and improve deficiencies. Furthermore, key metrics will live inside your Prep Baseball Report profile to help players in their recruitment process.

PBR Tech Video

Our Partners

TRACKMAN

TrackMan is the global leader in ball-tracking accuracy. Following a Prep Baseball Report event, all players will get unrivaled access to their performance data in the Trackman interactive app. Players can create custom dashboards that unlock both hitting and pitching data.

Pitching Features Include:

  • Pitching data access includes: release speed, spin rate, spin axis, release height, extension, horizontal and vertical break, and location on each pitch 

  • See each pitch trajectory in 3D from multiple viewpoints

  • Create defined tags to label and compare pitches

  • Pin pitches together to create tunneling visualizations between different pitch types

  • Visualize each pitch location

Hitting Features Include:

  • Hitting data access includes: Exit speed, distance traveled, launch angle, launch direction, spin rate, contact depth and contact side/height for each swing.

  • Visualize plate coverage

  • Pairing of all data points on each swing

Key ball flight metrics will also live inside player profiles at PrepBaseballReport.com for the benefit of college coaches and recruiters, which will help prospects advance to the next level. TrackMan’s advanced data metrics will augment what players already receive from a PBR showcase, which includes an edited video of their performance, personalized scouting reports, verified statistics, run times and positional velocities.

BLAST

Blast is the global leader in swing analysis and used by nearly every MLB organization. Following a Prep Baseball Report event, players will receive access to BlastConnect in the Blast App, that unlocks critical insights and actionable data from their performance.

Features Include:

  • Swing Analysis and Blast Motion hitting assessment

  • Professional-level swing analytics to help players improve their hitting performance

  • Free 30-day trial to Blast Premium Services subscription

Key hitting metrics and Blast Motion Scores will also live inside player profiles at PrepBaseballReport.com for the benefit of college coaches and recruiters, which will help prospects advance to the next level.

DRIVELINE

Driveline is the global leader in data-driven player development. Following a Prep Baseball Report event, players will receive a Player Development Snapshot utilizing the data collected at all PBR events where technology from other PBR partners is present. In this Snapshot, players will receive:

  • Data analysis and breakdown to promote greater understanding of the information collected, what the information actually means in their specific case, and how to ultimately utilize this information moving forward. 

  • Personalized Snapshot will be delivered through Driveline’s in-house training software, TRAQ, where athletes will also find additional resources and visualizations to benefit their understanding and playing careers.

  • Access to Driveline’s TRAQ system, where all data-sets collected at Prep Baseball Report events will be housed. 

  • Access to Driveline’s EDGE system that recreates 3D animations of spin and movement profiles.
     

VIZUAL EDGE

Vizual Edge is a market leader in visual performance assessment and training that multiple MLB clubs use for its players. During Prep Baseball Report events, players will take the Vizual Edge 15-minute baseline evaluation. Following the event, players will receive an email PDF of your results - your EDGE SCORE - that will identify your strengths and weaknesses, which directly impacts on-field performance. Visual skills are critical for pitch recognition, reaction speed, timing, seeing spin on the ball, defensive performance and much more. Your EDGE Score will also live inside your Prep Baseball Report profile.

Tag(s): About BAWS  NCAA Info Links  BC Blog