New York and Northbrook, IL – July 10, 2014 – STATS LLC, the world’s leading sports technology, data and content company, announced today that it has extended its multi-year agreement with MLB Advanced Media, the interactive media and internet company of Major League Baseball, and will continue to serve as the real-time data licensor for MLB, a role it has held since the relationship began in 2010.
As part of the agreement, STATS distributes real-time and post-game information from MLB games to global media outlets in web, mobile, broadcast and print. STATS also distributes content from all MLB affiliated minor leagues, such as Triple-A, Double-A, Single-A and Rookie League, and the Arizona Fall League and the Caribbean Winter Leagues.
“We are pleased to continue this partnership. STATS has provided a reliable distribution platform for the more than two million pitches we track data for each year across professional baseball,” said Kenny Gersh, Senior Vice President, Business Development, MLBAM.
“Major League Baseball Advanced Media is an important strategic partner. We could not be more pleased to continue the partnership and disseminate the MLB experience across the globe,” said STATS CEO Gary Walrath.