Speed: The Rookies App
What it is: Smartphone app that creates personalized baseball cards
Available at: Apple App Store; Android App Store coming soon
You no longer need to be a pro in the major leagues to have your own baseball card. With The Rookies App, you can take a snapshot and transform it into a baseball card in minutes. You can add text and colors to customize it, and when you’re done, send it digitally to family or friends, or order a pack of 20 to be printed out.
What it is: Live streaming of every MLB game available on 400 plus devices
Available at: www.mlb.com
Nothing gives you more choices this baseball season than MLB.TV. With a yearly subscription, you can watch any and all MLB games throughout the season at any time, live or on demand. With the At Bat Premium App that is included with your subscription, you are fully mobile to follow your favorite teams throughout the year.
Control: Blast Motion’s Baseball 360
What it is: Baseball swing analyzer and bat sensor technology
Available at: www.blastmotion.com
Tech meets America’s favorite pastime with Blast Motion’s Baseball 360. The sensor attaches to the end of a bat, automatically analyzes your swing and transfers your information straight to a customized app on your smartphone. Its patented smart video technology captures your video to create your own highlight reel synched with your metrics so you can identify your strengths and weaknesses. There is even an in-app training component with tips, drills and actionable insights.