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Baseball sim ‘MLB Perfect Inning’ now available in the App Store

Baseball fans looking for a good sim on iOS will be happy to hear that one just landed in the App Store. It’s called ‘MLB Perfect Inning,’ by Gamevil, and it’s a console-quality simulator that’s been fully-licensed by Major League Baseball.
The game is about as full-featured as sports titles can get. You can draft, train and trade your favorite players to build the ultimate roster, and then take your team from batting practice to the post season. Keep reading for a full overview…

‘At the Ballpark’ app updated with new iOS 7 design and iBeacon support

Baseball fans will be happy to hear that MLB.com has updated its At the Ballpark iOS app this morning. The update brings the client to version 3.o, and features an all-new design for iOS 7 and support for Apple’s new ‘iBeacon’ tech that will be available in select ballparks this year.
We’ve known for a while now that Major League Baseball was working with Apple on its geolocation technology, which its Advanced Media group demonstrated last fall. And the organization has said it hopes to roll out the feature to at least 20 parks ahead of 2014’s Opening Day…

MLB Advanced Media teases upcoming RBI Baseball reboot

Earlier this year, the MLB and its in-house development studio MLB Advanced Media announced that they would be teaming up to revive the classic RBI Baseball franchise. The game series, which first debuted on the NES in 1986, hasn’t seen a new addition in nearly 20 years.
But that’s set to change soon with RBI Baseball 14 for mobile devices and consoles. And judging by the comments made by MLBAM’s VP of games Jamie Leece today, it’s going to feature the same fast-paced gameplay and simple controls that users loved about the original title…

iBeacons ready to go at MLB ballparks in Los Angeles and San Diego

Good news for Dodgers and Padre fans this afternoon. Major League Baseball announced today that it has finished outfitting its first two ballparks with iBeacon sensors, those in Los Angeles and San Diego, California.
The move comes just two weeks after it was reported that the MLB was looking to have iBeacons ready to go in over 20 ballparks by the Opening Day of 2014, and the organization confirms that rollout is still on track…

MLB installing thousands of iBeacons in ballparks for next season

According to a new report, Major League Baseball will begin rolling out thousands of iBeacons in ballparks around the country next week. The organization is looking to outfit 20 parks with around 100 iBeacons each by Opening Day, in March.

If you’ve been keeping tabs on Apple’s iBeacon project, this shouldn’t come as much of a surprise. The MLB was one of the first names attached to the geolocation technology—it demonstrated the tech last fall, and promised a widespread rollout…

Apple working with MLB on interactive Ballpark app

Apple has teamed up with Major League Baseball developers to enhance their ‘MLB.com at the Park’ app, according to a new report from Mashable. They’re said to be working to create custom, interactive stadium experiences for fans.

The app, which has apparently been worked on by the pair since February, takes advantage of Apple’s new iBeacon micro-location APIs in iOS 7 to provide users with info on their devices specific to where they’re at in the ballpark…