Baseball Pro+, also know as Baseball Pro’13 is a free Windows 8 baseball app. This app brings up all the latest and trustworthy news, scores, and news about the latest happenings from the American Baseball world. Using this Windows 8 sports app, you can read the recap of a match you missed, post a new comment on the Sports talk, know the live scores, read baseball related news, view information about teams and players, see a team rosters and schedules of upcoming matches, and get the up-to-the-minute stats and standings on leader-board.
This is a great app for all the baseball junkies, as the app gives very accurate information. So, in place of opening a web browser and then manually searching every high and low for your favorite baseball team news, you can simply start this app from Windows 8 Start Screen, with a single click, and get all the requisites.
This free Windows 8 baseball app is present under the Sports Category in Windows Store. Use the Windows 8 Search Charm (Win + Q combo) to locate the app in Windows Store.
Details of this Windows 8 baseball app:
Like I mentioned above, this Windows 8 sports app basically covers only the Baseball game. So, this app is best for those who eat-pray-love Baseball! The app is updated on regular basis, so you’ll get only the latest and correct up-to-the-minute news. The app works well, and does what it advertises. I liked the interface, it has a nice and clean design, and this makes using the app very easy and fast. Fonts are sufficiently big enough, so that anyone can read it without any difficulty. Though Ads are there, but they don’t bother much. I also liked the background image, it’s a real treat for the baseball fans.
On launching this Windows 8 baseball app, you’ll directly get the Live Scores screen, which shows all the latest match scores/results played between two teams, in tiles format. Simply click on any of these scores tile, and you’ll get an in-depth detail in the next screen. This screen contains the complete MLB gamecast, including the scores of each team in each inning, stats of both teams and of their each single player, videos related to a match, comments on the match made by users, game feeds, and a quick textual recap of the game. I liked reading these recap articles; they are crisp, easy to understand, and very well detailed. They cover all interesting match facts, and the reactions of players after game.
The app is very well interlinked between screens, and switching back and forth between them is very easy and smooth. The News basically contains all the latest news related to baseball, teams, and players. Simply click on any news tile to read the news story. The app included a bottom flyout on the news article screen containing two buttons to move to previous and next article directly, without switching back and forth between News Screen and article’s screen.
The Standing Screen contains the teams standings in the leader-board grouped according to 3 zones: East, Central, and West; with the team with most wins on the top.
The Teams screen contains 30 teams information, arranged in tiles format, team wise. To name a few: Arizona Diamondbacks, Chicago Cubs, Kansas City Royal, Boston Red Sox, LA Angels etc. Simply click on any team’s tile, and you’ll get all team related information, including: Next Game, Roaster, Schedule, latest Team News, and Sports Talk. The sports Talk are basically the comments added by app users. You don’t need to sign-up or do any registration to comment on Sports Talk.
Key features of this Windows 8 baseball app:
- Windows 8 baseball game app.
- Read match recap, stats, inning by inning scores etc.
- View team and player’s information like next game, upcoming season schedule, team news etc.
- View team leader-board standings.
- Compare your favorite team with opponent team for the next game.
- Covers 2 league leader-boards: American League and National League.
- Well designed modern UI.
Baseball Pro+, is a good free Windows 8 baseball app. Using the app you can easily follow your favorite team. The app works smoothly and has a well designed interface. Navigation is quick and easy. Although including Windows 8 charms and pinning features would have made the app better. But, as per the informational ease of use purpose the app is great. All in all, quite good free Sports App For Windows 8.
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