For Immediate Release
Baseball Prospectus Announces Multi-Year Partnership with MLBAM
Postseason Probabilities visual data representation debuts on MLB.com
New York, NY (September 4, 2013) – Baseball Prospectus, owner of BaseballProspectus.com (BPro), and MLB Advanced Media (MLBAM), the interactive media and Internet company of Major League Baseball, today announced a multi-year partnership to share data and analysis for new and exciting features coming to MLB.com and BaseballProspectus.com.
The partnership’s debut feature on MLB.com is Postseason Probabilities, an interactive visualization of the current standings and each team's chances of winning the division or wild card, or securing a postseason berth (http://mlb.mlb.com/mlb/standings/probability.jsp). Additional content and features will be forthcoming as Baseball Prospectus and MLBAM collaborate to leverage their respective analysis and data.
"We are thrilled to partner with MLB Advanced Media,” said Joe Hamrahi, President of Baseball Prospectus. “We have long since admired and respected the amazing accomplishments of the MLBAM team and look forward to working and collaborating with them going forward."
“Baseball Prospectus has a long-standing expertise in analysis and research and it will play an insightful role as we launch new programming on MLB.com,” said Dinn Mann, EVP, Content, MLBAM.
About Baseball Prospectus
BaseballProspectus.com began in 1997 as a way to present original sabermetric research and publish advanced baseball statistics and projections such as TAv, VORP, and PECOTA. Recognized as an authority on the game since 1996, Baseball Prospectus produces one of the leading websites, www.baseballprospectus.com, for baseball analysis and a New York Times bestselling annual book. The site's articles are read by all 30 teams and have been syndicated by ESPN and Sports Illustrated.
About MLB Advanced Media
Established in June 2000, MLB Advanced Media LP (MLBAM) is the interactive media and internet company of Major League Baseball. MLBAM manages the official league site, www.MLB.com, and each of the 30 individual Club sites to create the most comprehensive Major League Baseball resource on the Internet. MLB.com offers fans the most complete baseball information and interactivity on the web, including up-to-date statistics, game previews and summaries, extensive historical information, live full-game video streaming and in-progress and on-demand highlights, live and archived audio broadcasts of every game, Gameday pitch-by-pitch application, and the award-winning suite of At Bat mobile applications. MLBAM powers more live events on the Internet than any other website in the world.
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