Be The Envy of Your Friends This Year With These Five Baseball Apps!

 

Ah, March. When it comes to March, people tend to think of late snow and violent rainstorms, St. Patrick’s Day, and the promise of a new season lingering in the air. For others, the promise of a different season permeates the air in March – baseball season.

Spring training for professional baseball teams has already begun, and teams are warming up their throwing arms, readying themselves for a whole new season. Starting on Wednesday, March 28, the real fun will really begin, and baseball teams across the nation will begin facing off. What better way to prepare yourself for the upcoming season than by investing in some great MLB apps for your smartphone? Check out the following 5 apps for some great ideas on how you can keep up with your favorite teams this season!

ESPN Fantasy Baseball 2011 (free)– Many people are already getting together their fantasy baseball teams for the 2012 season, trying to figure out which players to keep on their team to give them victory. As they say, there’s an app for that! ESPN Fantasy Baseball 2011 lets you trade players throughout the baseball season! You can make impromptu lineup changes and manage your team wherever you are! You only need to sign up for an ESPN Fantasy Baseball account in order to access all the different features of the app, and you’re good to go.

EvriThing Baseball (free) – Whether you’re a rookie or an expert at baseball, you can always learn something new every day. That’s where EvriThing Baseball steps in! This free app houses a plethora of thorough information about all things baseball, taking news from sources all over the country. You can keep track of teams’ standings, injuries, free agencies, and much more! It also features dedicated channels for each MLB team so that you are able to locate the ones that matter to you the most. You can even share the stories and news with your friends on Facebook and Twitter!

Ballpark Envi ($0.99) – Whenever we think about the MLB, we tend to think about the teams, the players, and maybe even the managers. But what about the stadiums and cities that these teams play in? Ballpark Envi gives in-depth previews of all the team stadiums in the league by using pictures and information on the stadiums. While you can check out pictures of the stadiums, you can also take a visual tour of whichever stadium you wish to visit. You can even learn a bit of history about the stadiums, and you can even access the seating charts, too!

MLB.com At Bat 11 ($14.99) – Don’t let the price freak you out! This is one app that’s well worth the money for any die-hard baseball fan! MLB.com At Bat 11 is one of the most comprehensive sports apps there is out there; you can customize this app to track all of your favorite teams, and it can be your one and only resource for everything you want to know about the baseball season. You are able to access live-stream broadcasts of 150 spring training games through its free preview of MLB.tv, and you can easily access breaking news, audio/video broadcasts of regular season games, and of course, the stats of all of your favorite players and teams. There is also a free “light” version of this app, but be warned – it doesn’t include any live or archived audio and video broadcasts.

SportsTap (free) – This app is good to have whether it’s baseball season, football season, basketball season, or even hockey season (then again, when ISN’T it hockey season?!). You can check the stats of any game you want to check out with just a touch of a button. The best thing? The stats are updated in REAL TIME! No longer do you have to wait and refresh over and over again to see if the score has changed! You can even designate specific teams and leagues you want to follow. When you log into SportsTap, your home scree will designate your favorite leagues and teams with red-circled numbers that show how many games are currently being played.

Be sure to keep up with all the baseball info and stats this year with at least one of these apps! And be sure to keep a look out for the release of our Bodacious Case, which will be coming soon this year! Check out our Facebook page and Twitter page for more info!

These March Madness Apps Are Straight-Up Slam Dunks!

March is finally here, and basketball season is really heating up as March Madness has now gone underway! Fans across the nation are filling up brackets left and right and hoping that their favorite team will be the big winner at the end of the tournament.

With all the different games going on nearly every day, it can be difficult to keep up with all the action. Well, if you have a smart phone (and really, who DOESN’T have a smart phone, right?), there are some super awesome apps out there to help you keep up with all the action! Check out these great apps for March Madness and see why they’re the slam-dunks of apps!

March Madness Live – If you only happen to download one app for March Madness and are having difficulty choosing which one to download, THIS is the one to choose. The March Madness Live app provides you with scores and all sorts of basketball news, bracket creators to form your own brackets, and a slew of alerts that will notify you of close games with 5 minutes or less on the clock, potential upsets, and games that go into overtime. The app also features a live chat so you can talk to other basketball fans, and additionally, you can post your bracket onto Facebook and Twitter. You can also do this all for free on the iPhone and iPod Touch (and soon for the Android as well). For $3.99, you can also have access to live streaming of the games during the tournament.

PocketBracket March Basketball – If you’re all about the brackets, then this app is definitely for you! You have the ability to create an unlimited amount of brackets, and you can even create private pools with your friends to see who out of your group is the best at picking teams. The PocketBracket March Basketball app also provides game scores, which are updated throughout each day’s games, and it can be all yours on the iPhone, iPod Touch, and the Android only for $0.99!

Office Pool Picker 2012 – Want to pick who you think will play whom but just don’t want to go through the whole process? Well, there’s an app for that! With Office Pool Picker 2012, you can now pick the games using your personal preferences! You’ll have to answer seemingly random questions such as “Do you prefer Captain American or The Hulk?” The app will then fill your bracket up for you depending on your answers. This lighthearted, zany app is available on the iPhone, iPod Touch, and the iPad for only $0.99.

March Madness Mania – When it comes to sports of any kind, it can be fun to hear what the experts have to say about the situation. Now you can tap in and get an instant analysis from NCAA legends like Dick Vitale, Andy Katz, Fran Fraschilla, and more! You can also read tweets from the coaches themselves about the games, and you can also read the latest news about the games as it happens. And this app isn’t solely text – it also provides a selection a video replays and highlights in case you happen to miss a game! The March Madness Mania can be yours on the iPhone or iPod Touch for only $0.99.

ESPN Bracket Bound 2012 – This app has a lot of different features! You can get insight from some of the best college basketball analysts in the industry, and you can also view video highlights. You can even have bracket challenges against your friends and compare your brackets against the brackets of ESPN celebrities! The best thing? The ESPN Bracket Bound 2012 app is all yours – for free!

So what are you waiting for? Go download these awesome apps now and keep up with March Madness today! And be on the lookout for the release of the Bodacious Case, coming soon this year! Check out more information on our Facebook page and our Twitter page.