Hyperice announces a multi-year partnership with Major League Baseball (MLB), which will include a future investment by MLB in the recovery technology provider.
As part of the partnership, Hyperice and MLB will work together with Club medical, athletic training, and strength and conditioning professionals to prioritize player health and athlete longevity league-wide. Hyperice’s products and technologies will now be immediately available for use during games, in the dugout and bullpen to optimize player performance, improve mobility, and speed up recovery.
In addition, Fernando Tatís Jr has joined Hyperice’s roster of athlete ambassadors. Tatís has used Hyperice recovery and mobility products since he entered the league in 2018 and is the first-ever MLB athlete to join Hyperice as an ambassador and investor.
Tatís joins a lineup of recently announced A-list investors including: Seth Curry, Anthony Davis, Rickie Fowler, DeAndre Jordan, Jarvis Landry, Patrick Mahomes, Christian McCaffrey, Ja Morant, Naomi Osaka, Chris Paul, Doc Rivers, Ben Simmons, Kelly Slater, J.J. Watt, Russell Westbrook, and Trae Young, Hyperice reports in a news release.
“We are proud to be named the Official Recovery Technology Partner of Major League Baseball, and to have MLB sensation Fernando Tatís Jr. join us to drive our health and wellness mission. This multi-year partnership with MLB represents our collective commitment and vision to prioritize player health and optimize performance league-wide.”
— Jim Huether, CEO of Hyperice
“Hyperice is one of the most innovative companies in sports today and many baseball players already use their products, making them an ideal strategic partner. Hyperice’s innovative products can play an important role in player recovery, which is especially relevant in an everyday sport like baseball. We look forward to working alongside Hyperice as they continue to grow, supporting our players and teams for the rest of the Postseason and years to come.”
— Noah Garden, MLB Chief Revenue Officer
“I couldn’t be more excited to join the Hyperice family. I’ve always been a fan of their recovery products and have been using them to help keep me on the field. They are the best in the business, and I’m honored to be part of their journey.”
— Fernando Tatís Jr
[Source(s): Hyperice, PR Newswire]
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