Blast Motion Signs Houston Astros Star Carlos Correa

2015 AL Rookie of the Year and MLB® star Carlos
Correa is using Blast Baseball 360 to keep his swing in top shape

CARLSBAD, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Blast Motion, an industry innovator focused on 360-degree athletic
improvement through software services, advanced sensor-based motion
capture, and swing analysis, today announced the addition of Houston
Astros shortstop Carlos Correa to its roster of professional athletes
using Blast technology. Carlos is recognized as a rising star in Major
League Baseball® and recently earned the American League
Player of the Week designation for the second time this season.

“With the Blast Motion sensor, I can easily track and analyze my
swings,” said Carlos Correa, Houston Astros shortstop. “Seeing my swing
data really is the quickest way to make adjustments. The Blast
technology helps you improve your game whether you are a pro ballplayer
or a kid trying to become one.”

As a Blast Athlete, Carlos will be using the Blast Baseball 360 metrics
and video analysis to keep his swing in top shape. He will be sharing
swing tips through the app, on the Blast website, and with his fans on
social media.

“It’s been amazing to see someone with Carlos’ talent utilize the sensor
and implement the swing data for analysis and improvement,” said Justin
Goltz, baseball channel manager, Blast Motion. “Following our
partnership with MLB®, Carlos was a natural choice to
showcase the power of our technology. His dedication to the game, work
ethic, and drive to improve are truly inspirational for young athletes
everywhere. It’s an honor to associate the Blast brand with an
extraordinary talent and great human being.”

Blast Baseball 360 is the official bat sensor technology of Major League
Baseball®. The Blast sensor and mobile app have been
specially designed for swing analysis, helping players of all ages and
skillsets understand the mechanics of their swings and learn how they
can hit with more power and efficiency. The waterproof sensor and bat
attachment slip over the knob of any baseball or softball bat and have
been designed to capture highly accurate swing metrics. Blast Motion’s
patented Smart Video Capture™ technology uses a smartphone camera to
capture video, while the Blast Baseball 360 app intelligently analyzes,
combines, and syncs swing metrics with the video to deliver real-time,
mobile video analysis. The app automatically detects a player’s swing
and clips the video to create a series of video highlights. No user
editing or practice interruption is required to experience this
groundbreaking functionality.

About Carlos Correa

A 21-year-old from Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico, Correa is considered by
many to be one of the best young talents in the game. The #1 overall
draft pick of the Houston Astros in the 2012 MLB® Draft made
his Major League debut on June 8, 2015. Correa wasted no time making an
impact, being named American League Rookie of the Month in June of that
year. He concluded his rookie campaign with the designation of AL Rookie
of the Year after hitting .279 with 22 home runs and became the first
Astros player to earn the award since 1991. Thus far in 2016, Correa has
earned AL Player of the Week honors twice and dazzles with his glove at
shortstop on a daily basis.

Pricing and Availability

Blast Baseball 360 (
is available for immediate purchase online in the United States and
Canada from the Blast Motion website as well as from the official
The Blast Baseball 360 app is available for download on the Apple iTunes
App Store and the Google Play Store.

About Blast Motion

Based in Carlsbad, California, Blast Motion is defining the future of
personalized motion capture technology. By seamlessly identifying and
integrating real-time motion metrics with video highlights, Blast Motion
innovations create a contextually rich user experience that enhances the
way people capture, analyze, and improve their game. For additional
information about Blast Motion, please visit:

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For Blast Motion
GreenRoom PR Agency
Patrick Gevas,
305-347-1787 Ext. 303
Vice President