May 07, 2007 09:15 ET

4INFO Announces Free Major League Baseball Player Alerts

Every Hit, Walk, Strikeout and Home Run Can Be Delivered via Text Alert to Mobile Phones

PALO ALTO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 7, 2007 -- 4INFO, Inc., a pioneer in SMS/Text publishing and advertising, announced today the return of its popular text alert service for Major League Baseball scores and player statistics. The service allows baseball fans to get a variety of event-triggered text alerts, including both pitching and offensive stats, sent to their mobile phones. One of 4INFO's most popular services, MLB Player Statistics and Alerts are now going to be available to fans free of charge.

MLB Player Statistics Alerts are just the ticket for dedicated fans who want to be first to know the status of any player and how he's performing on the baseball diamond. Now, baseball devotees and fantasy baseball fans can keep track of every hit, walk, strike out and home run via their cell phone. With 4INFO's service, fans can set a variety of alerts for teams and/or individual players.

"For true baseball fans, watching the game is only half the fun. Knowing exactly how every play affects a player's stats can be more exciting than a final game score, especially to those in fantasy leagues," said Ted Burns, director of product development at 4INFO. "4INFO's event-based alerts deliver the real-time drama of every game directly to the most ardent baseball fans."

4INFO's MLB Player Stat Alerts include:

--  For hitters:
    --  Set alerts for hits, runs, RBIs, HRs, and/or stolen bases
    --  Set alerts for roster status, injury, or bereavement
--  For pitchers:
    --  Set alerts for strikeouts, earned runs, and/or walks
    --  Set alerts for roster status, injury, bereavement, or departure
        from game
Sign up for 4INFO's MLB Player Stat Alerts by texting your favorite player name and the word "alert" (ex: "Barry Zito alert") to 4INFO (44636), or by visiting to customize your player alert.

For live baseball scores and alerts, text the team name (e.g., "Giants") to 44636. 4INFO also provides services for the NBA, NHL, PGA, NFL, NCAA Basketball, and NCAA Football.

About 4INFO

A leading provider of SMS/Text messaging technology, 4INFO connects companies with their mobile audiences. 4INFO's SMS/Text Publishing Platform gives publishers the easiest and most trusted means to mobilize and monetize their content and our Ad Marketplace gives marketers the only opportunity available today to connect with mobile audiences via targeted, relevant SMS/Text advertising. 4INFO's consumer suite of mobile services provides real-time access to sports scores, stock quotes, 411, weather updates, horoscopes, and a host of other information and entertainment services. 4INFO's investment partners include U.S. Venture Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Gannett Company, Inc. 4INFO is headquartered in Palo Alto, Calif. Learn more at:

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