NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Wednesday afternoon's first post-season Major League Baseball game between Tampa Bay and Texas is the perfect time to reflect on the intersection of big tech and America's favorite pastime.Tech and baseball mixed long before the Moneyball phenomenon some eight years ago, but it wasn't until then that we started to see the advent of general managers hiring CIOs and companies like ScoutAdvisor and IBM (IBM - Get Report) selling teams powerful slice-and-dice statistical software, allowing scouts and front offices to get fancy and sophisticated with player analysis.
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