Tag: Baseball

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MLB: Statcast Signal Flow

If you work in a Major League Baseball production facility, you’ve probably heard about Statcast; the latest platform from Major League Baseball Advanced Media (MLBAM). For the 2016 season, changes are being implemented by the league that will require the use of Statcast to feed Daktronics systems for critical items such as pitch speed and ...

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Baseball Talk in Brookings

It’s that time of year when baseball production crews begin gearing up for the upcoming season. Last week, 29 representatives from 22 professional baseball organizations gathered on the Daktronics campus in Brookings, South Dakota for the Baseball User Group conference. Attendees participated in interactive presentations with Daktronics engineers, toured manufacturing and product testing areas, and ...

How to Download MLB Postseason Stats through GameDay Baseball

Congratulations! Your team has made it to the playoffs. Did you know that you can download and display regular season stats, playoff stats or series stats through GameDay Baseball? Here are some resources that explain how to download and display playoff stats: This Knowledge Base article provides directions for how to download postseason stats through ...

Updates MLB GameDay are Available

The updated MLB GameDay Download has a fix for the season stats issue reported in Downloading Season Stats from MLB The new version provides some flexibility regarding an issue with season stats downloading for players who have been traded or changes teams across leagues (i.e. NL to AL). Within this update, there is an option to ...

Projected Changes for MLB’s Enhanced Speed of Pitch

On Wednesday, September 9th, Daktronics received the announcement that MLBAM will be changing how they deliver traditional pitch data along with enhanced pitch and batted ball data.  As outlined in the documentation, the changes are targeted at the 2016 season, but are going to be made available for remainder of the 2015 season for testing purposes.  ...

Downloading Season Stats from MLB

Daktronics customers with MLB GameDay Baseball and DakStats may be experience an issue with player stats being received from MLB.  When stats are downloaded, if a player has been traded or acquired by another team, only his current team stats will show (not season stats). Daktronics and MLB are aware of the issue and are ...

Historic Wrigley Field Installs Daktronics LED Video Displays

The Chicago Cubs recently installed large LED video boards in the left and right fields of their 100-year-old venue. The left field display fired up in early April before the first home game. The right field board went live last week. Mark R. Smith takes a look at Wrigley Field and MLB stadiums’ video board ...