February 04, 2010 09:37 ET

STATS Becomes Official Real-Time Data Distributor for MLB Advanced Media

NEW YORK, NY and NORTHBROOK, IL--(Marketwire - February 4, 2010) - STATS LLC, the world's leading sports technology, information and content provider, announced today that it has entered into a multi-year agreement to serve as the official real-time data licensor for MLB Advanced Media, LP, the interactive media and Internet company of Major League Baseball.

STATS will distribute real-time and post-game information to media outlets around the world covering web, mobile, broadcast, iTV and print. The agreement extends beyond the Major League Baseball calendar of games to include all affiliated leagues, such as Triple-A, Double-A, Single-A, Rookie League, Arizona Fall League and the Caribbean Winter Leagues, and other events for which MLBAM collects data.

STATS enjoys a global presence with a network of subsidiaries and partners in major markets around the world.

"Every day thousands of pitches are thrown across professional baseball and each one generates dozens of individual data points that we track in real time, making it imperative to partner with a state-of-the-art statistical syndicator and distributor such as STATS to optimize how we serve our fans," said Kenny Gersh, Senior Vice President, Business Development, MLBAM.

"Those familiar with the history of STATS understand baseball has been an integral part of our heritage. Therefore, it's particularly gratifying to announce this new relationship with MLB Advanced Media. STATS looks forward to disseminating the baseball experience through our global network of partners and this strong alliance for years to come," said STATS Executive Vice President, Steve Byrd.


STATS is the world's leading sports technology, data and content company. The company passionately abides by a mission to revolutionize the way sports contests are viewed, understood and enjoyed. STATS' calling card consists of real-time scores, historical sports information, Associated Press editorial content, a turnkey fantasy sports operation and SportVU technology. Today, STATS' worldwide client network of media companies and professional sports leagues and teams utilize a broad spectrum of dynamic in-game broadcast presentations and virtual images, multimedia enhancements and game analysis and tactical coaching tools. STATS is owned jointly by the Associated Press and News Corporation, with corporate offices across the globe. For a complete tour of STATS' sports content portfolio and solutions, visit

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