Baseball

Why I “Had to Go” Watch Mississippi State Win the College World Series

“When I say the Mississippi Sate baseball program saved my life, I mean it in the most literal sense.” Unbelievable. Immaculate. Preternatural. While I’m sensitive to each individual’s definition of a “perfect day”, I simply cannot fathom a more incredible, awe-inspiring, and emotional experience – from a sport perspective, that is – than what I …

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Fastest Pitchers on Baseball America’s Top 2021 MLB Draft Prospect List

Baseball America released their 500 Top 2021 MLB Draft Prospects List. Since 85% of players on this list use Rapsodo data for player development and evaluation, we decided to make some rankings of our own based on their data.  Just how hard are these top prospects throwing? We ranked the top 20 pitchers by velocity below:  Rankings as of …

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Hardest Hitters on Baseball America’s MLB Top Draft Prospects List

Baseball America has released their Top 500 MLB Draft Prospect List for the 2021 season. Since 85% of players on this list use Rapsodo data for player development and evaluation, we decided to make some rankings of our own based on their data.  If you’re curious to know a little more about just how hard the top MLB draft prospects mash taters, …

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Rapsodo Baseball Podcast: How Technology is Opening Doors for Women in Baseball

Elizabeth Benn is a Senior Coordinator for Major League Baseball. Her role focuses on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives like Take the Field, a program designed to connect women who have a serious passion for working in baseball to the right network and information to help them achieve that goal. “This isn’t just some cool thing to do on the side,” Benn said. “We target [women] who are already trying to get …

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8 Tips For Getting College Scouts to Notice You

If you’re a young baseball or softball player who wants to play at the college level (or beyond), you share the same dream as many other young men around the world. Whether it’s Division I or Division III, you’ll need to get in touch with college scouts and coaches in order to get recruited. So how do you get college baseball scouts to notice you?   The Rapsodo team works …

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Rapsodo Cloud: Advisor Tier FAQs

Our newest and most comprehensive Cloud subscription level – Advisor – takes the guesswork out of interpreting the data and gives coaches and players alike unparalleled insight into data-driven player development. We’re here to answer all of your Rapsodo Cloud Advisor Tier FAQs here! Introducing the New Rapsodo Advisor Tier  Advisor is built for organizations serious about implementing data into their player development …

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Rapsodo Baseball Podcast: How Video and Data Has Changed Baseball Recruiting

The COVID climate has posed a long list of challenges for many industries, especially those in the sports world – and these 12 months have been especially interesting for people like Carlos Collazo. As a national writer for Baseball America who has covered baseball recruiting and the MLB Draft, Carlos has been able to learn firsthand how professional baseball scouts and college recruiters are finding talent, despite canceled seasons and halted travel. On the flip side, he has also seen how players can …

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Rapsodo Cloud: Advanced Tier FAQs

In order to help current and prospective customers fully understand what the new Rapsodo Baseball Cloud Tiers have to offer, we’re breaking down the new features of our improved Advanced and Advisor subscription levels in separate posts. Get all your questions answered about the Advanced Cloud Tier below.  Updates to Rapsodo Cloud Basic and Advanced Tiers  We would consider the changes made to …

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