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  • Coplay company helps major league teams set defensive alignment

    Coplay company helps major league teams set defensive alignment
    Twentysomethings sit in rows inside a two-story, red brick building in the small town of Coplay. Using a keyboard and a pair of screens, the video scouts each note 700,000 pitches and 130,000 batted balls in the major leagues each year, night after night after night.
  • The Big Shift: Infields spin in response to data explosion

    Twentysomethings sit in rows inside a two-story, red brick building in an Allentown suburb that Norman Rockwell could have painted. Using a keyboard and a pair of screens each, the video scouts note every one of the 700,000 pitches and 130,000 batted...

    Cubs would be perfect landing spot for Maddon

    Cubs would be perfect landing spot for Maddon
    SAN FRANCISCO — That absence of noise Friday at Wrigley Field didn’t mean the demolition of the bleachers had ceased. It was the Cubs front office going under the Cone of Silence as speculation swirled they may be interested in hiring former...

    Terry Bevington can feel for Rick Renteria

    Terry Bevington can feel for Rick Renteria
    More than most people who feel unappreciated by their bosses, Terry Bevington can relate to Rick Renteria. Bevington was the White Sox manager left in limbo as former Sox GM Ron Schueler pursued a potential replacement — not once but twice...

    Exits of Cubs managers bring back memories

    Exits of Cubs managers bring back memories
    Rick Renteria's exit as Cubs' manager Friday wasn't as loud or memorable as that of many of his predecessors. His firing was announced in a wordy news release from the Cubs in which President Theo Epstein said "he deserved better and we wish him nothing...