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This page documents the over 1,000 bat reviews we’ve performed since this sites inception in late 2014.

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Baseball Bat Reviews

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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. 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
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 5/8
Louisville Slugger
USA
WTLUBP919B10
09/15/18
Drop 10

2019 Louisville Slugger 919 Prime USA Drop 10
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8.4
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
3/5 Resell
Sizing: 28, 29, 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: September 15, 2018
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