Originally posted on Sports Business Digest  |  Last updated 8/29/12

The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim are going state-of-the-art on their player evaluations. The Angels have partnered Bloomberg Sports, specialists in the area of sports analytic technology, to create a player evaluation system for the Angels' Operations department.  The system is expected to "go live" in time for the 2013 season. The Angels new custom-designed system will combine video clips and extensive baseball statistics on every professional baseball player, as well as different technology applications to assist in the evaluation process.
“As an organization we are constantly trying to gather and display information in new and innovative ways,” said Angels General Manager Jerry Dipoto.  “We are excited to join with Bloomberg Sports in our continued efforts to combine championship information with championship play.”
Bloomberg's system will be deployed as a computer, tablet and mobile solution for the Angels.
“Bloomberg Sports continues to evolve and improve upon the work we are doing in analytics, whether it has been for MLB teams with our comprehensive, integrated systems, players with our tablet product or fans with our fantasy tools, and adding this new project with the Angels is another big step that shows how the business is growing,” said Bill Squadron, head of Bloomberg Sports. “Bloomberg as a company has always been about innovation, and we are very excited to partner with Jerry and the Angels organization.”
Bloomberg continues to act as a major player in the world of baseball analytics.  Their tools are now being used by 24 Major League clubs for player evaluation, and their tablet products are being used by over 200 players to evaluate their performances, in near real-time. (via LA Angels)  
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