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2 3/4
Combat
USSSA
SLPAB210
11/01/21
Drop 10

2022 Combat B2 Ultra USSSA Drop 10
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The 2022 Combat B2 ATB Drop 10 USSSA Bat is a single-piece composite built with a huge barrel and light swing. This is a JustBats produced and backed bat and a reprint of the 2020 version that was white with black lettering. This bat is available on JustBats directly but don't expect it to be found elsewhere (except for maybe eBay occasionally). The drop 10 JustBats/Combat B2 is a big barrel and a light swing and built like the Combat Maxum of days gone by (circa 2018).

The 2022 Combat B2 ATB Drop 10 USSSA Bat is a single-piece composite built with a huge barrel and light swing. This is a JustBats produced and backed bat and a reprint of the 2020 version that was white with black lettering. This bat is available on JustBats directly but don't expect it to be found elsewhere (except for maybe eBay occasionally). The drop 10 JustBats/Combat B2 is a big barrel and a light swing and built like the Combat Maxum of days gone by (circa 2018). Full Review

9.0
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
STF- Stiff
5/5 Relevance
3/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: 27, 28, 29, 30, 31-inch
Release Date: November 1, 2021
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2 3/4
Rawlings
USSSA
UTQ10
11/01/21
Drop 10

2022 Rawlings Quatro Pro USSSA Drop 10
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There's a lot to learn about the new and redesigned 2022 Rawlings Quatro Pro. A stiffer feel and a more consistent barrel are what the USSSA form 2021 was lacking, so these improvements might be a welcome change. The added knob tech that allows for a blast motion (sold separately) to insert seamlessly in the bat is also a nice touch. But the CF and CAT 9 Composite have run away with this field. The added ZOA from DeMarini only makes it more difficult, but we do expect to see the Quatro Pro for 2022 make some headway in 2022. We'll update this as more information comes to light.

There's a lot to learn about the new and redesigned 2022 Rawlings Quatro Pro. A stiffer feel and a more consistent barrel are what the USSSA form 2021 was lacking, so these improvements might be a welcome change. The added knob tech that allows for a blast motion (sold separately) to insert seamlessly in the bat is also a nice touch. But the CF and CAT 9 Composite have run away with this field. The added ZOA from DeMarini only makes it more difficult, but we do expect to see the Quatro Pro for 2022 make some headway in 2022. We'll update this as more information comes to light. Full Review

8.9
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
FLX+ Stiff
5/5 Relevance
4/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
4/5 ExitVelo
3/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: 27, 28, 29, 30, 31-inch
Release Date: November 1, 2021
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2 3/4
True Temper
USSSA
UT-22-RKE-X-10
11/01/21
Drop 10
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2022 True Temper Rake USSSA Drop 10
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9.4
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
FLX+ Stiff
5/5 Relevance
3/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
3/5 Resell
Sizing: 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 32.5-inch
Release Date: November 1, 2021
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2 3/4
Victus
USSSA
VSBV2X10
10/27/21
Drop 10

2022 Victus Vandal 2.0 USSSA Drop 10
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9.4
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
STF Stiff
4/5 Relevance
5/5 Demand
5/5 Ratings
3/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: -inch
Release Date: October 27, 2021
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2 5/8
DeMarini
USA
WTDXUFX-22
10/27/21
Drop 10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
FLX+ Stiff
5/5 Relevance
4/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
4/5 ExitVelo
2/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: 29, 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: October 27, 2021
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6. 2022 Fuze Hybrid
2 5/8
8.3/10
Easton
USA
YBB22FZH10
10/07/21
Drop 10

2022 Easton Fuze Hybrid USA Drop 10
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8.3
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
STF- Stiff
4/5 Relevance
3/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
3/5 Resell
Sizing: 28, 29, 30, 31-inch
Release Date: October 7, 2021
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7. 2022 Prime
2 5/8
8/10
Louisville Slugger
USA
WBL2536010
10/27/21
Drop 10

2022 Louisville Slugger Prime USA Drop 10
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The 2022 Louisville Slugger Prime in USA is a drop 10 with a good barrel profile and middle-of-the-road swing weight. Overshadowed by more popular bats like the ADV, the Slugger Prime is an under-the-radar pick that gets great feedback, hits the ball hard and has a really good feel on both hits and mishits. Made for the kid who plays a lot of baseballs we think it is an underrated pick in the 2022 USA space. (And we also think its graphics are the best of the year).

The 2022 Louisville Slugger Prime in USA is a drop 10 with a good barrel profile and middle-of-the-road swing weight. Overshadowed by more popular bats like the ADV, the Slugger Prime is an under-the-radar pick that gets great feedback, hits the ball hard and has a really good feel on both hits and mishits. Made for the kid who plays a lot of baseballs we think it is an underrated pick in the 2022 USA space. (And we also think its graphics are the best of the year).

8
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
FLX+ Stiff
4/5 Relevance
4/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
4/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: 28, 29, 30, 31-inch
Release Date: October 27, 2021
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2 3/4
DeMarini
USSSA
WTDXCBZ-22
10/27/21
Drop 10

2022 DeMarini Zen USSSA Drop 10
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9.2
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
FLX+ Stiff
4/5 Relevance
5/5 Demand
5/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
3/5 Durability
5/5 Resell
Sizing: 28, 29, 30, 31-inch
Release Date: October 27, 2021
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2 3/4
Louisville Slugger
USSSA
WBL2535010
10/27/21
Drop 10

2022 Louisville Slugger Solo JBB USSSA Drop 10
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The 2022 Solo also comes in a JBB or Junior Big Barrel version. In effect, this bat is made for coach pitch leagues in ages from 5 to 8. The bat is not rated for higher pitch speeds, which is why it is less expensive than the drop USSSA version of the bat. It could also work perfectly fine for that new t ball player just getting a feel for the game.

The 2022 Solo also comes in a JBB or Junior Big Barrel version. In effect, this bat is made for coach pitch leagues in ages from 5 to 8. The bat is not rated for higher pitch speeds, which is why it is less expensive than the drop USSSA version of the bat. It could also work perfectly fine for that new t ball player just getting a feel for the game. Full Review

7.3
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
STF Stiff
4/5 Relevance
3/5 Demand
3/5 Ratings
3/5 Tech
4/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
3/5 Resell
Sizing: 25, 26, 27, 28-inch
Release Date: October 27, 2021
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2 3/4
Louisville Slugger
USSSA
WTLSLS6X1022
10/27/21
Drop 10

2022 Louisville Slugger Solo USSSA Drop 10
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The Drop 10 Solo is our highest-rated USSSA SOLO bat mainly due to its versatility. The bat comes in a huge range of sizes (26 through 31) and with a light swing weight and has a fit for basically any 7 through 11-year-old. The bat also performs admirably. Granted, most serious players like the feel of more expensive two-piece composites and, as such, tend to swing harder and with a bit more consistency. But, the right hitter---especially that entry-level comp and travel player looking for as much bat speed as possible that also doesn't want to break the bank.

The Drop 10 Solo is our highest-rated USSSA SOLO bat mainly due to its versatility. The bat comes in a huge range of sizes (26 through 31) and with a light swing weight and has a fit for basically any 7 through 11-year-old. The bat also performs admirably. Granted, most serious players like the feel of more expensive two-piece composites and, as such, tend to swing harder and with a bit more consistency. But, the right hitter---especially that entry-level comp and travel player looking for as much bat speed as possible that also doesn't want to break the bank. Full Review

8.3
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
STF Stiff
5/5 Relevance
3/5 Demand
3/5 Ratings
3/5 Tech
4/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
3/5 Resell
Sizing: 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31-inch
Release Date: October 27, 2021
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11. 2022 Uprising
2 3/4
5.8/10
DeMarini
USSSA
WBD2234010
10/27/21
Drop 10

2022 DeMarini Uprising USSSA Drop 10
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5.8
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
STF Stiff
5/5 Relevance
2/5 Demand
3/5 Ratings
2/5 Tech
2/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
1/5 Resell
Sizing: 26, 27, 28, 29, 30-inch
Release Date: October 27, 2021
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12. 2022 Elite One
2 3/4
7.4/10
Axe
USSSA
L143J
08/01/21
Drop 10

2022 Axe Elite One USSSA Drop 10
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7.4
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
STF Stiff
4/5 Relevance
2/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
4/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
2/5 Resell
Sizing: 28, 29, 30, 31-inch
Release Date: August 1, 2021
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2 3/4
Easton
USSSA
SL22MX10
10/07/21
Drop 10

2022 Easton Maxum Ultra USSSA Drop 10
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9.6
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
STF- Stiff
5/5 Relevance
4/5 Demand
5/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: October 7, 2021
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14. 2022 Quantum
2 5/8
7.2/10
Easton
USSSA
SL22QUAN108
10/07/21
Drop 10

2022 Easton Quantum USSSA Drop 10
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7.2
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
STF Stiff
4/5 Relevance
2/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
2/5 Tech
4/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
2/5 Resell
Sizing: 28, 29, 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: October 7, 2021
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2 3/4
Easton
USSSA
JBB22AL10
10/07/21
Drop 10

2022 Easton Alpha ALX USSSA Drop 10
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6.9
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
STF Stiff
3/5 Relevance
2/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
3/5 Tech
4/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
2/5 Resell
Sizing: 25, 26, 27-inch
Release Date: October 7, 2021
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16. 2022 CRBN 2
2 3/4
8/10
Mizuno
USSSA
B22-CRBN210
07/01/21
Drop 10

2022 Mizuno CRBN 2 USSSA Drop 10
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8
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
FLX+ Stiff
4/5 Relevance
2/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
3/5 Durability
2/5 Resell
Sizing: 28, 29, 30, 31-inch
Release Date: July 1, 2021
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2 5/8
Easton
USSSA
SL22HYP108
10/07/21
Drop 10

2022 Easton Hype USSSA Drop 10
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The 2022 Easton ADV Hype in USSSA is an all player and fields bat that comes in more sizes than any most other brands and models. If you want a drop 5, 8 or 10 in different barrel diameter then you have an option. The drop 5 is only in the 2 5/8 while the drop 8 comes in the 2 3/4. The drop 10 Hypes come in both a 2 3/4 as well as a 2 5/8 version. Sizing ranges from a 27 inch up through a 32. There really is a bat option for every type of player. We like the drop 5 and it can do damage in the right hands. The drop 10 is built with that light swinging gap power type hitter that needs and wants as much barrel per swing weight they can manage.

The 2022 Easton ADV Hype in USSSA is an all player and fields bat that comes in more sizes than any most other brands and models. If you want a drop 5, 8 or 10 in different barrel diameter then you have an option. The drop 5 is only in the 2 5/8 while the drop 8 comes in the 2 3/4. The drop 10 Hypes come in both a 2 3/4 as well as a 2 5/8 version. Sizing ranges from a 27 inch up through a 32. There really is a bat option for every type of player. We like the drop 5 and it can do damage in the right hands. The drop 10 is built with that light swinging gap power type hitter that needs and wants as much barrel per swing weight they can manage. Full Review

8.7
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
FLX+ Stiff
4/5 Relevance
4/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
5/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: 28, 29, 30, 31-inch
Release Date: October 7, 2021
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2 3/4
Axe
USSSA
L148J
08/01/21
Drop 10

2022 Axe Avenge Pro USSSA Drop 10
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The 2021 Axe Avenge Pro USSSA drop 10 is a two-piece bat with a balanced swing and fantastic feel. We think the younger hitter looking for good pop wants an ax shaped handle and smooth feel on hits and mishits like the 2021 Axe Avenge Pro. We do wish the bat came in a 26 inch for a few of the coach pitch kids and a 32-inch for those who don't want to try the drop 8 just yet. But, overall, it's a recommendable bat, and we think a reasonable improvement over the 2020 version.

The 2021 Axe Avenge Pro USSSA drop 10 is a two-piece bat with a balanced swing and fantastic feel. We think the younger hitter looking for good pop wants an ax shaped handle and smooth feel on hits and mishits like the 2021 Axe Avenge Pro. We do wish the bat came in a 26 inch for a few of the coach pitch kids and a 32-inch for those who don't want to try the drop 8 just yet. But, overall, it's a recommendable bat, and we think a reasonable improvement over the 2020 version. Full Review

7.8
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
Stiff
4/5 Relevance
3/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
5/5 Tech
4/5 ExitVelo
3/5 Durability
3/5 Resell
Sizing: 27, 28, 29, 30, 31-inch
Release Date: August 1, 2021
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2 3/4
Marucci
USSSA
MSBCC910
10/01/20
Drop 10

2021 Marucci CAT 9 Connect USSSA Drop 10
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Marucci's CAT 9 Connect in a drop 10 USSSA is an absolute fire bat. We love the big barrel, light swing, and performance. We also love durability compared to some two-piece composites---although we did slightly dent the barrel on the drop 10. Generally, we think the drop 8 is a better choice if you can swing it. We'd rather drop an inch and add those two ounces (like from a 31/21 to a 30/22). But, if you're in the 29/19 or 30/20 world, the CAT 9 Connect might be the best overall value bat on the market.

Marucci's CAT 9 Connect in a drop 10 USSSA is an absolute fire bat. We love the big barrel, light swing, and performance. We also love durability compared to some two-piece composites---although we did slightly dent the barrel on the drop 10. Generally, we think the drop 8 is a better choice if you can swing it. We'd rather drop an inch and add those two ounces (like from a 31/21 to a 30/22). But, if you're in the 29/19 or 30/20 world, the CAT 9 Connect might be the best overall value bat on the market. Full Review

10
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
FLX+ Stiff
5/5 Relevance
5/5 Demand
5/5 Ratings
5/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: 28, 29, 30, 31-inch
Release Date: October 1, 2020
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2 3/4
DeMarini
USSSA
WTDXCB721
08/01/20
Drop 10

2021 DeMarini CF USSSA Drop 10
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There are two things wrong with the 2021 DeMarini CF in a drop 10 USSSA. First, it's not cheap. Second, it isn't the most durable bat out there. Other than that, the bat is, dare we say, perfect. The feel, the barrel size, and performance are all as good as it gets. To the first problem, though, there is no fixing that. Other bats demand that price, and we always wish things were cheaper. To the second problem, the bat has become more durable over the years. It doesn't break like the 2016/17 version, that is for sure. But, there is always a close play between performing at the max limit and being durable. Our best suggestion to fix the durability issue is to see if going to the drop 8 will be a better fit. The drop 8 is more durable.

There are two things wrong with the 2021 DeMarini CF in a drop 10 USSSA. First, it's not cheap. Second, it isn't the most durable bat out there. Other than that, the bat is, dare we say, perfect. The feel, the barrel size, and performance are all as good as it gets. To the first problem, though, there is no fixing that. Other bats demand that price, and we always wish things were cheaper. To the second problem, the bat has become more durable over the years. It doesn't break like the 2016/17 version, that is for sure. But, there is always a close play between performing at the max limit and being durable. Our best suggestion to fix the durability issue is to see if going to the drop 8 will be a better fit. The drop 8 is more durable. Full Review

9.4
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
FLX+ Stiff
5/5 Relevance
5/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
2/5 Durability
5/5 Resell
Sizing: 28, 29, 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: August 1, 2020
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