– New base-runner and player card profile features make it a must-have iPhone app for fantasy managers
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TORONTO, April 17th, 2012 – Score Media Inc. (TSX: SCR) today announces the launch of a series of exciting baseball-related updates to ScoreMobile for iPhone, making the app the ideal companion for fantasy league managers wanting to track their rosters in real time.
With more than 3.6 million unique users every month, ScoreMobile is already considered one of the leading free sports apps in the world.
And now the best sports app just got even better, with iPhone users able to access some great new user-friendly features including:
· Brand new “base runner diamond” feature, where users can get a snapshot of who’s on base, how many outs and the score from every game that day in one quick snapshot
· The new “Player Card Profile” feature which carries all the recent news articles from Rotowire about their featured stars, keeping them on top of the latest injury and selection news in real time
· The new "Team View" will keep users up-to-date with every strikeout, homerun, or win and browse team specific news, rankings and recent performances
Dale Fallon, VP Digital Products, Score Media Inc, said: “With the addition of fantasy news for each player and the ability to add your entire fantasy teams to follow along in real time, ScoreMobile has become an integral fantasy sports tool. These features make it the perfect app for the baseball season.”
ScoreMobile is also available on BlackBerry, Android and Windows Phone devices and can be downloaded from the Apple iTunes App Store, BlackBerry App World or Windows Marketplace. For more information visit www.scoremobile.com.
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