Virtual reality batting practice head-set is Dodgers' real-life preparation tool

Los Angeles Times
Virtual reality batting practice head-set is Dodgers' real-life preparation tool
Virtual reality batting practice head-set is Dodgers' real-life preparation tool

Matt Beaty had seen it before. The floppy blond hair. The low leg kick. The towering overhead release point. The blistering sinker with late, devastating bite. Beaty had never faced Noah Syndergaard before the Dodgers' game against the New York Mets on May 29 . But thanks to the newest hitting tool at the Dodgers' disposal, the rookie already had a feel for Syndergaard's stuff. When he stepped to the plate, he knew what to expect. Beaty is among a growing contingent of Dodgers embracing virtual reality batting practice, a cutting-edge device that uses a VR headset to create immersive visual experiences and simulate at-bats against opposing pitchers. The release point, velocity and movement of

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