2014 SABR Analytics: The International Baseball Landscape
We are pleased to announce the featured panel The International Baseball Landscape at the 2014 SABR Analytics Conference. This panel is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 15. This panel will discuss how analytics have changed the landscape of international scouting and player development in baseball.
The SABR Analytics Conference will be held March 13-15, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency Phoenix in downtown Phoenix, Arizona. Register today at SABR.org/analytics.
The scheduled panelists for The International Baseball Landscape are:
- Tyrone Brooks, Director of Player Personnel, Pittsburgh Pirates: Tyrone is Director of Player Personnel for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Before being named to his current position, he was the club’s Director of Baseball Operation for two years. Previously, he was a Professional Scout for the Cleveland Indians in the Pacific Coast, Texas and California leagues. He worked with the Atlanta Braves for 11 years while serving as their Director of Baseball Admissions. Tyrone is also the founder of the Baseball Industry Network, which covers the full gamut of people working in industry of baseball.
- Leonte Landino, ESPN Deportes: Leonte is a Venezuelan journalist for ESPN Deportes who has covered baseball in the U.S. and Latin America since 1996. He has extensive experience in the media as a commentator and producer, and as a writer for many print and electronic publications. He has worked for Aguilas del Zulia of the Venezuelan League and the Tampa Bay Rays. He currently produces all baseball properties for the ESPN Deportes Spanish-language network and continues to display his work on ESPNdeportes.com. Landino has done extensive research with SABR on the life of Luis Castro and contributed a biography of Hall of Famer Luis Aparicio for the book Go-Go to Glory: The 1959 Chicago White Sox.
- Moderator: Rob Neyer, Senior Baseball Editor, FoxSports.com: Rob joined FoxSports.com in 2014 as its Senior Baseball Editor after serving as National Baseball Editor at SB Nation for the past three years. Prior to that, he spent 15 years covering Major League Baseball as a columnist at ESPN.com. Rob began his career as a research assistant for groundbreaking baseball author Bill James, and later worked for STATS, Inc. He has also written or co-written six baseball books, including The Neyer/James Guide to Pitchers (with Bill James), winner of the Sporting News/SABR Baseball Research Award.
Please note: All speakers are subject to change due to availability.
For more information or to register for the 2014 SABR Analytics Conference, visit SABR.org/analytics.
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