Rivals Publishing offers a solid Baseball Services package that covers all levels of the professional game around the globe.
We focus on the Major League (MLB), the National League (NL), American League (AL), the MLB play-offs and season-ending grand finale – the World Series. Our coverage also takes in the game in Canada, Cuba, Japan and other terrorities where baseball has a massive following.
The Baseball Services data package contains the following:
- Batting statistics – At bats, hits, runs, runs batted in, home runs: batting average
- Base-running statistics – Stolen bases, Caught stealing
- Pitching statistics – Wins, losses, saves, outs, strike outs, runs per nine innings
- Fielding statistics – Putouts, assists, errors, total chances, fielding chances
- Live data
- Match info
- Player stats & profiles
We also supply Baseball Services News XML feed focussed on breaking news, previews and reports.
Images can be provided with all our news articles. However, the client must obtain a display image licence from the relevant image supplier.
For breaking news, matchday updates and results, subcribe to our Baseball Services SMS package.
All Baseball events are covered by our team of operators at the grounds or captured live from TV. The XML feeds are populated with the relevant data the moment a key event (e.g. home run, strikeout, etc) is captured.
The service is normally provided as XML “PULL” or JSON data type, where by calling specific service URLs you can retrieve updates in real time.