Washington Nationals Signs Analytics Partnership with Bloomberg Sports
April 4, 2013
Major League Baseball (MLB) team, adiposity Washington Nationals and Bloomberg Sports, nurse the world’s leaders in sports analytic technology, no rx today announced a new partnership to design a state of the art player evaluation system for the Nationals Baseball Operations Department.
This new partnership is the latest step in analytic technology for Bloomberg Sports, which has been a leader in creating solutions for MLB teams, players and fans for the past four years. The Nationals new system will combine a number of diverse data sources on all professional players with customized and enhanced technology to assist the evaluation process. The platform is being created with both laptop and mobile capability, and the two parties will begin implementation and development of the new system immediately.
“We have a need in our business today to manage data quickly and efficiently to make sure we are maximizing the performance of all our assets on and off the field. No one can help us manage all that data more effectively than Bloomberg Sports,” said Mike Rizzo, Nationals Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations and General Manager. “We have a need to make sure everyone in our baseball operations department has access to the best tools to properly evaluate our players, from prospects to the players on our Major League roster. This partnership will make the evaluation process more robust for individuals at all levels of our organization, and will help give us the best chance to be successful not just today, but well into the future.”
“We are delighted to partner with the Nats to bring our unparalleled technology and support to their goal of providing their organization with the best possible tools,” said Bill Squadron, President, Bloomberg Sports. “They had a great season last year and we are very pleased to provide a system for Mike and his team that can help give them the best opportunity to continue to be highly successful.”