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Media Coverage

TV & Radio Coverage

2013

– Stanislaus baseball goes hi-tech October 2013
– Baseball training center unveils vicious 100 mph pitching machine October 2013
– Gateway Grizzlies Manager talks about 2014 season October 2013
– Screen Lets You Experience Hitting Big League Pitching October 2013
– Art of Baseball – The power of the Pro Batter w/ Adam Battersby September 2012

2012

– KTVI-TV (St. Louis, MO) Grizzlies Baseball Academy October 2012
– KRIV-TV (Houston, TX) Madden Zone August 2012
– LA Dodgers v. Houston Astros game June 2012
– KTVT-TV Dallas, TX Frozen Ropes McKinney, TX April 2012
– KMSP-TV Minneapolis, MN Batting Cages of Minnesota March 2012
– KDAF-TV Dallas, TX Premier Baseball Academy March 2012
2011

– The Beast Dorries (Australia) v. PX2 Cricket Machine December 2011
– KSDK (NBC)-TV News on Grizzlies Academy Part II Oct, 2011
– KSDK (NBC)-TV New on Grizzlies Academy Part I Oct., 2011
– My-Fox TV (Detroit) Piece on Michigan’s Athletic Training, Oct, 2011
– Dodgers Weekly (Los Angeles) Piece on Athletic Republic, Sept. 2011
– KMBC-TV (Kansas City) Piece on Mac ‘N Seitz, Aug. 2011
– WISC-TV (Madison, WI) Piece on Hitters’ Sportsplex, Aug. 2011
– WSAZ-TV (Charleston, WV) Piece on Ohio University’s ProBatter, May, 2011
– Law & Order CSI at Chelsea Piers ProBatter Cage, May, 2011
– BAYN-TV (Tampa, FL) piece on IMG Academy, April, 2011
– Cricket World Piece on ProBatter PX2 Cricket at ICC Training Center in Dubai, Mar. 2011
– KNOE-TV (Monroe, LA) Piece on Athletic Republic, Feb. 2011
– Telemundo ProBatter Mercador Final, Feb. 2011

2010

– WFZN-TV Piece on ProBatter at Lau Academy, Oct. 2010
– KATV (Little Rock, AK) Piece on ProBatter at Diamond Sports, July 2010
– WSMV-TV (Nashville) Piece on ProBatter at 365 Baseball Academy, July 2010
– WZTV (Nashville) Piece on ProBatter at 365 Baseball Academy, July 2010
– WKVU-TV (Las Vegas) Piece on ProBatter at On Deck Sports, July 2010
– KLAS-TV (Las Vegas) Piece on ProBatter at On Deck Sports, July, 2010
– KDFW-TV (Ft. Worth, TX) Good Day Dallas Piece on Rockwall Indoor Sports, May 2010
– KTTV (Los Angeles) Piece on ProBatter at Batting Champs, April 2010
– KPCQ-TV (Seattle) Piece on ProBatter at Rijo Athletics, March 2010
– KWGN-TV (Denver) Piece on ProBatter at Hit Streak, April 2010
– KWGN-TV (Denver) Piece on ProBatter at Hit Streak, Part II, April 2010
– KDAF-TV (Lewisville, TX) Piece on ProBatter at the Clubhouse, April 2010
– ECBTV – “ECB Performance director David Parsons gives a rundown on the newest piece of kit at the National Cricket Performance Center – ProBatter – October 2010
– KXAS-TV (NBC Dallas) – Can You Hit It Out of the Ballpark? – October 2010
– WFMZ-TV – Rob And Wendy Take On Pro-Batters
The 33 CW – Virtual Pitching Machines: Batter Up! Pitching Machines Hit North Texas that Simulate Hitting Off Live Pitcher – April 2010
Fox 5 Atlanta – Tech Baseball Team Gets New Machine – January 2010

2009

WJOB-AM Interview of Adam Battersby – September 2009
– NECN.com – Joe’s Patio: Big league batting cage – July 2009
– NY1 – Batting Cages Now Include Virtual Pitchers – April 2009
– WKOW 27: Madison Wisconsin – Hitter’s Sportsplex in Middleton – May 2009
– Eyewitness News – Las Vegas, Nevada – February 2009
WTHR News (3/5/09) on Sandlot Academy
KVCW (2/19/09) Piece On Deck Academy
KSTU Good Morning Utah (2/3/09) on Grand Slam Salt Lake City
WTTE Fox News 28 Columbus (3/11/09) on Ohio State Univ. baseball
WMTV The Morning Show (Madison, WI 1/27/09) on Hitters Sportsplex
KVCW News 3 on CW (Las Vegas 2/19/09) on On-Deck Baseball Academy
WJHG News Channel 7 (Panama City, FL 2/3/09) on Panama City, FL facility
WSYX News (Columbus OH 3/11/09) on Ohio State Univ. baseball
KVVU-TV (Las Vegas) Piece on ProBatter at On Deck Baseball, Feb. 2009
– CBS Early Show Feature on ProBatter, June 2009
– WOWT-TV (Omaha) Piece on ProBatter at Ultimate Baseball Academy, April 2009
– Fox’s Good Day New York, Piece on ProBatter, Oct. 2009
– Fox & Friends Piece on ProBatter, Oct. 2009
– Fox & Friends Piece II on ProBatter, Oct. 2009
– WPSG-TV (Philadelphia) Piece on ProBatter, Oct 2009
– WTFX-TV (Philadelphia) Piece on ProBatter, Oct. 2009
– KPLR-TV (St. Louis) Piece on ProBatter, Oct. 2009
– NESN-TV (Boston) Sportsdeck Piece on ProBatter, Aug. 2009
– WTXF-TV (Philadelphia) Piece on ProBatter, July 2009
– WCAU-TV (Philadelphia) Piece on ProBatter, July 2009

2008– Fox25 – Boston – 2008
– ProBatter Sports 2008 – CBS Early Show 7/14/08
– NBC Action News – Kansas City – 2008
– KCAL New s9 – Rancho Cucamonga, CA – 2008
– 38 Sports Spot – Kansas City – 2008
– WRTV News 6 – Sandlot Indy – 2008
– Pittsburgh Pirates Training Session 2008
– Fox Good Day New York 7/2008
– WWL – New Orleans – 2008

 

2007

ProBatter Sports Video 2007
ProBatter with Ryan Zimmerman Fox & Friends – 2007
Fox 6 – San Diego 2007
Fox 5 New York from Shea Stadium – 2007
ProBatter Softball Video 2007
ProBatter in Action – Sizzle Video 2007
Fox Sports Extra Innings – Dodgers Post Game Show Sandlot Orange County 2007
KIDK CBS 3 Idaho Falls 2007
KTLA Morning Show – Sandlot CA 2007
Channel 8 Philidelphia – 2007
ABC 7 Denver – Hit Streak, Centennial CO 2007
ProBatter on the Road 2007
ProBatter News 20 St. Louis 2007
KTLA 5 CW – Sandlot Orange County 2007
Q-52 DeLuca in the Morning – Alliance OH 2007
KUSA6 Denver

 

2006

Buffalo – 2006
BET – ProBatter and Nelly 2006
Bobby Valentine on ESPN Cold Pizza 2006

2005

Fox 61 Hartford – 2005

 

2004

Fox 43 York YMCA

2002

Fox & Friends NYC 2002

Newspaper, Magazine and Web Articles

2013

– KCNC-TV (CBS Denver) – Pitching Simulator Helps Baseball Players of All Ages Get Ready for Season – 3-3-13

2012

– WJBK-TV (Fox Detroit) – What’s ailing the Tigers bats? We try to find out – 10-26-12

2011

– Gulf News – Machine simulates deliveries of Malinga, Afridi 10-13-11
– Hindustan Times – Gadgets fine-tuning England’s success – 10-11-11
– Daily Mail – The money, men and machines that made England the best cricket team in the world – 10-3-11
– CricketCountry.com – Sammy, Richardson hail ICC Global Cricket Academy – 10-4-11
– Riverside Press-Enterprise – US firm hits for six with simulators – 3-7-11
– Smart Money – Pro Baseball Technology Goes International With First Cyber-Based Cricket Simulators – 3-7-11
– The Hindu – US firm hits six with simulators – 3-10-11
– The Sentinel – US firm breaks new ground with simulators – 3-10-11
– Marketwire – Pro Baseball Technology Goes International With First Cyber- Based Cricket Simulators – 3-8-11
– Sports Illustrated – South Africa – Super Bowler – 1-7-11

2010

– Bloomberg Businessweek – ProBatter Sells Simulators to MLB Clubs, National Cricket Teams – 11-11-10
– News.com.au – No detail insignificant in England drive for excellence – December 2010
– Atlanta Journal Constitution – Remember Jordan Schafer? CF is prepping for big return – December 2010
– Morpeth Herald – CRICKET: England call-up for boy wonder – December 2010
– BND.com – Grizzlies plan two days of holiday sales in Izzy’s Den – November 2010
– UTICAOD.com – Technology, athletes unite at The Players Choice – November 2010
– The Telegraph – Leaner, meaner captain Ricky Ponting hungry for scrap with England – November 2010
– Mirror Sport – The Ashes: Andy Flower risked his life to defy a murderous tyrant – November 2010
– Bloomberg.com – Today’s Tip- Turn Your Passion into a Business – November 2010
– Bettor.com – Ashes 2010/11: Australia gearing up with virtual technology – November 2010
– KrishCricket.com – Aussies also get a ProBatter – November 2010

– ABC Online- The yearn for the urn on foreign soil – November 2010
– The Sports Campus – Australia buy ProBatter virtual reality tool for Cricket Academy – November 2010
– Herald Sun – Rise of the ProBatter machine – November 2010
– Sydney Morning Herald – Virtual batter up before Ashes – November 2010
– Utica Observer-Dispatch – Technology, athletes unite at The Players Choice – November 2010
– Guardian.co.uk – No spin required as the ECB gets its coaching house in order – October 2010
– BritainNews.net – England’s secret ‘Ashes weapon’ revealed – October 2010
– Mirror.co.uk – ProBatter bowling machine gives me a taste of Ashes cricket – October 2010
– Mirror.co.uk – England better prepared than other teams due to secret technology – October 2010
– ECB.co.uk – Leave it to the Pros – October 2010
– DailyMail (UK)- Former England captain takes on the Aussie bowling machine – October 2010
– RouletteCricket.com – Technology, Help or Hindrance? – October 2010
– NewKerala.com – England’s secret ‘Ashes weapon’ revealed – October 2010
– ConnPost.com – ProBatter turns from pitcher’s mound to cricket pitch – October 2010
– Stamford Advocate – ProBatter turns from pitcher’s mound to cricket pitch – October 2010
– New Haven Register – BATTER UP: Father, son team up on major league pitching simulator produced in Milford – October 2010
– MyFox – Tampa Bay – Charley swings for the fences – October 2010
– Guardian.co.uk, – How and why: England are using a new bowling machine to hone their batting- August 2010
– Mail Online- Revealed: England use ProBatter to make Andrew Strauss a big hit for the Ashes
– August 2010
– FoxSports.com – Coach Hall Excited for #6GT – February 2010

2009

– The Temple News Online – Students Swing Like the Pros – November 2009
– Grizzlies Baseball Academy – Where Tomorrow’s Stars Train Today – October 2009
– AmericaJR Online – Westland’s Skill Builder Batter’s Box and ProBatter Sports Delivers Perfect Game with Pitching Simulator – September 2009
– Livonia Observer – ProBatter gives players ‘accurate’ training – September 2009
– KWU Sports – Mark Carvalho selected to lead Coyote baseball – July 2009
– ESPNthemag.com – Jordan Schafer – Making a New Name For Himself – May 2009
– Arkansasbusiness.com – Diamond Sports acquired ProBatter Professional PX2 – April 2009
– Investor’s Business Daily – It’s Cincy Reds Batters Vs. Tech-Live Pitchers – April 2009
– ajc.com – Braves Happy After All-nighter – April 2009
– WOWT.com – Major League Pitching Hits Omaha – April 2009
– Las Vegas Sun- High-tech baseball school opens in valley – March 2009
– Cincinnati.com – High tech fastballs – February 2009
– Wisconsin State Journal – Batter up! Winter? Not a problem – February 2009
– VYPE.com – Versus Athletic Training Facility – February 2009
– Centennial View – Baseball players find an edge at On Deck – February 20098
– Suburban Journals – FRONTIER LEAGUE: Grizzlies open indoor baseball academy – January 2009
– BND.com – Grizzlies’ ballpark gets state-of-the-art pitching simulator – January 2009
– Suburban Journals – Grizzlies open indoor baseball academy – Facility includes high-tech pitching machine – January 2009

2008

– MLB.com – Baseball Academy a hit in Puerto Rico Sixty-two players drafted since school opened in 2001 – November 2008
– Product Design and Development – In The Swing Of Things Enhanced motion controls have created a hit product for baseball training – July 2008
– Indystar.com – Raising the bar – High-tech, high-intensity athletic-training sites are on a growth spurt as parents seek to maximize their kids’ performance – July 2008
– Lancaster Online – Indoor field of dreams – Marc Schoenfelt plans massive baseball and softball training facility in Manheim – July 2008
– Indystar.com – Baseball simulator will be at Sandlot Indy – June 2008
– Broadcast Engineering – The latest happenings from around the world of sports – Pittsburgh Pirates train with pitching simulator – April 2008
– Ann Arbor News- From therapy to sports training – April 2008
– Cleveland Indians – MLB.com – Behind the Scenes:ProBatter – Hitting application is the ultimate video game – April 2008
– Huntsville Times – Braves’ Schafer invests in himself – April 2008
– Official Site of Pittsburgh Pirates – New pitching simulator remarkably real – March 2008
– MSNBC.COM – Pittsburgh Pirates Become Fifth Major League Club to Acquire ProBatter Pitching Simulator – March 2008
– Morning Star – Pittsburgh Pirates Become Fifth Major League Club to Acquire ProBatter Pitching Simulator – March 2008
– International Business Times – Pittsburgh Pirates Become Fifth Major League Club to Acquire ProBatter Pitching Simulator – March 2008
– FEEDILLA – Pirates Join the Family; Bucs Become Fifth Major League Club to Acquire ProBatter Pitching Simulator – March 2008
– AOL Money & Finance – Pirates Join the Family; Bucs Become Fifth Major League Club to Acquire ProBatter Pitching Simulator – March 2008
– Yahoo!Finance – Video/Computer Pitching System Is Must-Have Training Tool for Winning-Minded Teams – March 2008
– CNet News – What if Babe Ruth had high-tech training tools? – March 2008
– The Ledger – Schafer Showing What He Can Do in Braves’ Camp – March 2008
– The Earth Times – Pittsburgh Pirates Join the Family; Bucs Become Fifth Major League Club to Acquire ProBatter – March 2008
– My Fox Kansas City – Pitching Simulator Offers Great Training Opportunity in KC- Feb. 2008
– Pirates Spring Training Video: The ProBatter- Feb. 2008
– Baseball training facility swings into West Chester Twp. – Feb. 2008
– Braves Spring Training – Pitching machine helping Schafer at plate – Feb. 2008
– Business offers high-tech system for better batters – Feb 2008
– Alpha Omega Sports Academy to Have Grand Opening – Feb. 2008
– SWOBAT: Baseball training facility swings into West Chester – Feb. 2008

2007

– Youth get invitation to practice with major leaguers, coaches – December 2007
– Maine Baseball to Hold Prospect Camp and Clinic – September 2007
– LAFAYETTE’S SANDLOT BASEBALL & SOFTBALL ACADEMY Delivers Perfect Pitch With ProBatter – September 2007
– The Daily Advertiser- New baseball and softball academy offers private lessons, video pitching simulator – September 2007
– Sports Illustrated – Latino – September 2007 (Click here for translation)
– Star-Telegram.com – In Sports, Technicals Aren’t Always Foul – August 2007
– MLB.com – Yanks Sign Two With Approval From CBA – July 2007
– McKinney Courier-Gazette – Softball, Baseball Players Hit Line Drives With Frozen Ropes – July 2007
– New York Post – Yankees Introduce China Duo – July 2007
– MSNBC – Yanks Hope Chinese Players to Start a Trend – July 2007
– USA Today – Yankees’ Chinese Players Are Meant to be Start of Something Bigger – July 2007
– Dallas Morning News- 100-mph Pitching Machines Pop Up – June 2007
– The Columbus Dispatch – Major leaguers are getting real-time feedback thanks to modern hitting technology – June 2007
– Market Wire News – New York Yankees Close Latest Blockbuster Deal – The ProBatter Pitching Simulator – April 2007
– Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – Pirates/MLB  Baseball Tech: A whole new ballgame, or is it? – April 2007
– Daily Campus – Huskies Use State-of-Art Device – April 2007
– Foster’s Online – This indoor diamond is a gem USA Training facility goes state-of-the-art – March 2007
– Denver Post – High Tech for Hitting – February 2007
– ESPN Magazine – Hitter’s Tool – February 2007
– Baseball players using $45,000 pitching machine to lift production at plate    February 2007
– Inside Denver Magazine – Hit Streak – Own the Zone – January 2007

2006

– Pitching machine serves up a perfect simulation – September 2006
– ProBatter revolutionizes hitters’ preparation – August 2006
– Cyber 9: Virtual Pitcher Enhances Batting Practice – April 2006
– The Sporting News – ProBatter Brings the Heat and Everything Else – April 2006 (Page 1)  (Page 2)
– Business Wire – Cleveland Indians Complete Deal for New Pitcher: The ProBatter Pitching Simulator – March 2006
– Toronto Star – Baker: Hit and Run – March 2006
– New Haven Business Times – Yankees to Use Milford’s ProBatter System – March 2006
– New York Yankees’ Newest Off-Season Acquisition: The ProBatter Pitching Simulator – February 2006
– Sports Video – Yanks Expand Staff With New Pitching Simulator – Feb 2006
– TMCnet – New York Yankees’ Newest Off-Season Acquisition: The ProBatter Pitching Simulator – Feb 2006
– Baseball America – ProBatter’s Pitching Simulators Offer Ultimate Training Challenge
– New York Post – Spring Training 2006 – Feb 2006
– Toronto Star – Griffin: Johnson Always Striving For More – Feb 2006
– Connecticut Post – ProBatter Up! Milford-based Company’s Pitching Systems Are a Big Hit – Feb 2006
– Windsor Locks Journal – Baseball Season Never Ends For Local Players – January 2006
– (BW) Texas Theme Park Takes Baseball to the Extreme with ProBatter Pitching Simulator; Visitors Can Now Bat Against The Pros – April 2006

2005

– Connecticut Post  – Milford based company’s pitching systems are a big hit – December 2005
– Sports Illustrated – June 2005
– Maximonline – Fielder Choice – June 2005
– Kansas City Star – Sweeney Remains Sidelined – June 2005
– The Connecticut Law Tribune – Swinging For the Fence – April 2005
– St. Cloud Times – New simulator makes players feel right at home – March 2005
– Eagle Herald – ProBatter Sharpens Hitting Skills – Feb 2005
– Free Press – Krista Latham/Macomb Sports: Hit Off a Pro With ProBatter – Feb 2005
– Detroit Free Press – Batters get feel for real thing  –  February 2005
– oronto Sun – Hinske looking good at first – February 2005
– Macomb Daily – Baseball Practice Goes High-Tech – Feb 2005
– Associated Press ROSEVILLE Mich. –  Virtual pitchers helping batters sharpen skills – February 2005
2004

– Bristol Press – Youths to learn about baseball, teamwork at clinic – July 2004
– York Daily News – Malehorn Powered Bobcats To Crown – July 2004
– Better Batting Cages – The Chicago Bulls/White Sox Training Academy in Lisle, Ill. – May 2004
– MSNBC – Lawyer in Norwalk invents virtual reality pitching simulator – May 2004
– NY Daily News – Play: See if you can hack it in the big leagues – May 2004
– Stamford Advocate – Westport man wins patent for pitching simulator – April 2004
    ӽŠ‘ÇÁ·Î ¹èÅÍ’ ±¹³» º¸±ÞÅ°·Î (Experiencing Major league pitching) – April 2004
– Connpost.com – Video pitching a huge hit – February 2004
2003

– And the Pitch – Conntact.com – Aug 2003  
– Design Fax and Industrial Product Bulletin – The Ideal Training Partner for Professional Baseball Players – November 2003 (pdf file)
– Home Design Article – Summer 2003 (pdf file)
– CT Post: Video pitching system improves major leaguers’, amateurs’ swings – August 2003
– For Him Magazine – May 2003
– The Hartford Courant – Nixon’s Perfect Pitcher – March 2003
2000 though 2002

– Mechanical Engineering, “Technology Focus” 2002
– Game Time Intl – ProBatter Sports Receives Patent For Pitching Simulator – Nov 2002
– Sporting News – Mets Are Thinking Long Term When It Comes To Franco – March 2002
– Chicago Tribune – Video Hurler Almost-Real Deal; New System a Hit in Lisle Academy – Jan 2002
– Designfax – RevisionX Urethane helps pitching machine throw a< curve – Aug 2001
– Newsday – Iron Mike It Ain’t – July 2001
– The Sporting News – Mediocrity On Field Leads To No Action At Trade Table – July 2001
– Connecticut Post – Computers Meet Batters in High-Tech Trainer- June 2001
– Chicago – Payton, Back From an Injury, Tries to Hit a Winning Note – June 2001
– TechTV News – The Robotic Cy Young – April 2001
– The Advocate – Batter Up! Inventors Make a Pitch For the Big Leagues – April 2001
– The Hartford Courant – A Baseball Nut’s Screwball Idea Tosses Curves and Sliders, Too – March 2001
– Business Wire – Scan-Optics, Inc. Receives Order From ProBatter Sports – Nov 2000
– Frozen Ropes New York City Introduces Manhattan’s First and Only Year Round Baseball and Softball Full Service Training Center – October 2000
– Associated Press – Computers Advance Major-League Action – Aug 2000
– Athletic Business – Pitcher Perfect – March 2000