Bloomberg Sports Unveils State-of-The-Art Additions To "Front Office 2012" Fantasy Baseball Tools

New Features Include Instant ALERTS! via email and text, Support for AL and NL-only Leagues
By: Joe Favorito
 
March 1, 2012 - PRLog -- Bloomberg Sports today formally launched its third season of “Front Office”; the latest, most comprehensive and easy to use fantasy baseball analytic tools on the market.  The updated offerings are part of the continued enhancement and customer support that has helped grow “Front Office” into the top paid fantasy baseball tool available in the marketplace.

The updated suite of tools in “Front Office 2012” for the regular season will include opportunities for users to obtain instant updates via text and email on players on their roster through the new ALERTS! feature, and an additional feature designed to support leagues that are specific to the American and National League. Fans will also be able to obtain a free customized analysis of their fantasy team, showing how they compare to other teams on each scored stat, as well as receiving customized recommendations to improve their team. The product will retain all previously added features, including the ability to sync with the major hosting sites from Yahoo!, ESPN.com, and CBSSports.com as well as others, in order to easily tailor all recommendations to all fantasy team and player specifications.  

"The latest additions to ‘Front Office’ were a direct result of the feedback we have received from our subscribers, and we are very excited to add these pieces to what is already the most comprehensive and robust product available in the marketplace,” said Bill Squadron, head of Bloomberg Sports. “Our tools are uniquely customized for each fantasy player's actual roster and settings, providing the best projections and recommendations each day, from the draft through the entire season.”  

The launch of the new tools will give fans ample time to review and make the best possible choices for their fantasy drafts, most of which will take place in March. In addition to the ability to sync with almost any league provider, “Front Office” offers a customized B-Rank that provides up-to-date lists for roster changes, free agent pickups and other decisions, as well as a customized dashboard which gives players all critical information about their team or teams in one easy to follow location.

All of Bloomberg’s fantasy tools are now available in PC, MAC or for most mobile devices, giving fans the ability to access the tools from wherever they are.  Bloomberg’s Fantasy Draft product was the leading seller among paid sports apps in the iTunes store for most of the 2011 season, further proof that the Bloomberg sports analytic tools are quickly becoming the fantasy tool of choice amongst both avid and casual players.

Strategic partners for Front Office 2012 include:  Yahoo Sports, CBSSports.com, USA Today, and SiriusXM as well as the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR).  

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About Bloomberg Sports
Named as one of the “Most Innovative Companies in Sports” in 2011 by Fast Company Magazine, Bloomberg Sports takes the technology developed by Bloomberg, the leading global provider in data and analytics, and applies them to the vast data analysis opportunities in sports.  Working with MLB.com and NFL.com since its launch in 2010, Bloomberg Sports fantasy products give fans the most powerful easy to use resources as they draft and manage their fantasy teams.  Additionally, Bloomberg Sports provides a professional product that delivers Major League Baseball clubs with a secure, virtually unlimited set of analytical functions to assist them in personnel evaluation and game preparation and with a tablet application used by over 300 professional players. Bloomberg Sports has also created products customized for broadcast use, as well as professional tools for several professional baseball organizations in Latin America.
 
About Bloomberg
Bloomberg is the world’s most trusted source of information for financial professionals and businesses.  Bloomberg combines innovative technology with unmatched analytic, data, news, display and distribution capabilities, to deliver critical information via the Bloomberg Professional service and multimedia platforms.  Bloomberg's media properties span television, radio, digital and print, making up one of the world’s largest news organizations with more than 2,300 news and multimedia professionals at 146 bureaus in 72 countries.

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