Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


Contributors

Jim Furtado
Founder & Publisher
Repoz
Editor - Baseball Primer

Syndicate

Sleep Data Newsbeat

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Cardinals needing more sleep

Reset the alarm clocks and hit the snooze button for an extra hour of sleep, practice has been moved back for the St. Louis Cardinals.

“That’s not necessarily so we can get a later dinner reservation,” explained Mike Matheny this morning. “As we went through our sleep trackers last year, our guys were getting less than seven hours of sleep a night–seven good hours on an average. That’s just not enough for what we’re asking of them once they come out here, especially after we start to compete.”

The Cardinals put together an internal research group last season to track various measurables from the team with several players wearing special tank tops under their jerseys to help record data. That information has been collected, shared, and now being put to use.

cardsfanboy Posted: February 15, 2018 at 07:41 PM | 11 comment(s)
  Beats: sleep data, st louis cardinals

 

 

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


BBTF Partner

Dynasty League Baseball

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
aleskel
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOTP 2018 June 18: How Life Imitates the Congressional Baseball Game
(332 - 10:23am, Jun 19)
Last: McCoy

NewsblogOT: Soccer Thread (World Cup)
(542 - 10:21am, Jun 19)
Last: AuntBea calls himself Sky Panther

NewsblogDodgers' surprise ace makes All-Star case in win over Giants
(74 - 10:19am, Jun 19)
Last: snapper (history's 42nd greatest monster)

NewsblogFormer MLB pitcher Kevin Brown reportedly held two mail thieves at gunpoint until police arrived
(146 - 10:14am, Jun 19)
Last: snapper (history's 42nd greatest monster)

NewsblogOT - Catch-All Pop Culture Extravaganza (April - June 2018)
(3731 - 10:14am, Jun 19)
Last: McCoy

NewsblogGrumpy Gossage Napalms His Bridges:BWitz:NYT (reg req.)
(71 - 9:54am, Jun 19)
Last: Smitty*

NewsblogJuan Soto Makes His Second MLB Debut Tonight
(17 - 9:34am, Jun 19)
Last: eric

NewsblogOT - 2018 NBA Summer Potpourri (finals, draft, free agency, Colangelo dragging)
(1209 - 9:17am, Jun 19)
Last: JJ1986

NewsblogDeadspin: Former Blue Jay Kelly Gruber Disinvited From Canadian Baseball Hall Of Fame Festivities
(13 - 9:05am, Jun 19)
Last: Panik on the streets of London (Trout! Trout!)

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 6-18-2018
(25 - 9:04am, Jun 19)
Last: Panik on the streets of London (Trout! Trout!)

Sox TherapyA Pleasant Trip So Far
(7 - 8:30am, Jun 19)
Last: SandyRiver

NewsblogMetBblog: Mets reportedly ready to entertain trade offers for 'virtually everyone'
(27 - 2:11am, Jun 19)
Last: This is going to be state of the art wall

NewsblogIt's not a crime when OMNICHATTER does it! for June 18, 2018
(77 - 1:40am, Jun 19)
Last: Howie Menckel

NewsblogTaking Back the Ballparks - Astros voting thread
(17 - 10:29pm, Jun 18)
Last: . . . . . .

Gonfalon CubsClicking
(48 - 9:27pm, Jun 18)
Last: Walt Davis

Page rendered in 0.8852 seconds
44 querie(s) executed