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Friday, March 22, 2019

Baseball’s new frontier: Inside the looming battle between players and teams over the new data – The Athletic

There are some serious issues involved with the new tech.

The most exciting aspect of new wearable technology — and there are quite a few, as our story outlined today — is that it can put a number on athletic movements that we used to describe generally, out of necessity. Now, thanks to new data, we can be specific. These vests, and sleeves, and monitors, they provide that data. Glorious data.

How that data can be used, and who has access to it, has quickly become the most contested aspect of this new technology in baseball.

Jim Furtado Posted: March 22, 2019 at 10:47 AM | 2 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Jack Sommers Posted: March 22, 2019 at 10:39 PM (#5824783)
This article alone is worth the Athletic subscription

There is so much great content there. It's one of the few places that I have really felt it was worth paying for it.

HIGHLY recommend

   2. Brian Posted: March 26, 2019 at 11:47 AM (#5825403)
Agreed. The two tech articles were worth a years subscription.

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