Work Reworked: Surface tablets score a big hit with the Kansas City Royals – #Microsoft

It’s a whole new ballgame. Scouts for the 2015 World Series Champions embrace technology to field a winning sports team and bring fresh ideas to America’s favorite pastime.

Traditional tools of the baseball scouting trade included hand-written notes and hand-typed scouting reports along with stopwatches to clock runners and, eventually, radar guns to measure pitch speed. Now it’s all done via a Surface device – from assessing amateur talent to pro stars in the MLB. A massive library of scouting reports – detailing hundreds of players – are available via Surface Pro, allowing scouts to compare talents and weaknesses across eras.

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