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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 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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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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2 5/8
DeMarini
USA
WTDXUFX21
08/01/20
Drop 10

2021 DeMarini CF USA Drop 10
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DeMarini's 2021 CF Drop 10 in USA is a light swinging two-piece composite bat built with the USSSA versions in mind. It swings light and doesn't appear to have the same durability issues as the USSSA versions. The flex feel is the exact same in this USA version as it is in its other lines. However, the barrel is much shorter and the more restrictive standard is immediately noticable. The USA CF is a fine bat, but it is far from a must swing like the USSSA versions. There are no changes between the 2021 and 2020 USA CF bats.

DeMarini's 2021 CF Drop 10 in USA is a light swinging two-piece composite bat built with the USSSA versions in mind. It swings light and doesn't appear to have the same durability issues as the USSSA versions. The flex feel is the exact same in this USA version as it is in its other lines. However, the barrel is much shorter and the more restrictive standard is immediately noticable. The USA CF is a fine bat, but it is far from a must swing like the USSSA versions. There are no changes between the 2021 and 2020 USA CF bats. Full Review

8.1
OVERALL/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: August 1, 2020
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2 5/8
DeMarini
USA
WTDXUFX-20
08/01/19
Drop 10

2020 DeMarini CF USA Drop 10
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OVERALL/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: -inch
Release Date: August 1, 2019
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2 3/4
DeMarini
USSSA
WTDXCBZGL
09/01/19
Drop 10

2020 DeMarini CF Glitch USSSA Drop 10
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10
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
FLX+ Stiff
5/5 Relevance
5/5 Demand
5/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
2/5 Durability
5/5 Resell
Sizing: 28, 29, 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: September 1, 2019
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2 3/4
DeMarini
USSSA
WTDXCBZ-20
08/01/19
Drop 10

2020 DeMarini CF USSSA Drop 10
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The 2020 DeMarini CF defines the space as to what a USSSA drop 10 should feel, sound and perform like. While bats like the CAT 9 get a lot of play too, the CF still dominates the space. Although the bat is not as durable as many would hope, most are fine with a bat that performs as well as this does, feels as good as it does and has the barrel profile the CF does. All our hitters love the bat and, without fail, put it in their top 2 of 2020 USSSA bats.

The 2020 DeMarini CF defines the space as to what a USSSA drop 10 should feel, sound and perform like. While bats like the CAT 9 get a lot of play too, the CF still dominates the space. Although the bat is not as durable as many would hope, most are fine with a bat that performs as well as this does, feels as good as it does and has the barrel profile the CF does. All our hitters love the bat and, without fail, put it in their top 2 of 2020 USSSA bats. Full Review

10
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
FLX+ Stiff
5/5 Relevance
5/5 Demand
5/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
2/5 Durability
5/5 Resell
Sizing: 28, 29, 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: August 1, 2019
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2 3/4
DeMarini
USSSA
WTDXCBZ-BL
02/01/19
Drop 10

2019 DeMarini CF Zen Black USSSA Drop 10
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9.8
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
FLX+ Stiff
5/5 Relevance
4/5 Demand
5/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
4/5 ExitVelo
2/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: 28, 29, 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: February 1, 2019
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2 3/4
Rawlings
USSSA
UT9Q10
10/01/18
Drop 10

2019 Rawlings Quatro Pro USSSA Drop 10
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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
2/5 Durability
5/5 Resell
Sizing: -inch
Release Date: October 1, 2018
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2 3/4
DeMarini
USSSA
WTDXCBZ-19
08/01/18
Drop 10

2019 DeMarini CF Zen USSSA Drop 10
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DeMarini's 2019 CF Zen is a two-piece composite bat with a big barrel and a light swing. It is, far and away, the most popular USSSA bat for 2019 and comes in a drop 5, 8, and 10.

DeMarini's 2019 CF Zen is a two-piece composite bat with a big barrel and a light swing. It is, far and away, the most popular USSSA bat for 2019 and comes in a drop 5, 8, and 10. Full Review

10
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
FLX+ Stiff
5/5 Relevance
5/5 Demand
5/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
2/5 Durability
5/5 Resell
Sizing: 28, 29, 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: August 1, 2018
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11. 2019 CF Zen
2 5/8
9.6/10
DeMarini
USA
WTDXUFX-19
08/01/18
Drop 10

2019 DeMarini CF Zen USA Drop 10
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9.6
OVERALL/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: 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: August 1, 2018
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2 5/8
DeMarini
USA
WTDXUFX
02/20/18
Drop 10

2018 DeMarini CF Zen USA Drop 10
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10
OVERALL/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: 28, 29, 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: February 20, 2018
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2 3/4
DeMarini
USSSA
WTDXCBZ
08/01/17
Drop 10

2018 DeMarini CF Zen USSSA Drop 10
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10
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
FLX+ Stiff
5/5 Relevance
5/5 Demand
5/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
2/5 Durability
5/5 Resell
Sizing: 28, 29, 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: August 1, 2017
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2 3/4
DeMarini
USSSA
DXCBZR
08/01/16
Drop 10

2017 DeMarini CF Zen Retooled USSSA Drop 10
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9.6
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, 2016
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2 5/8
DeMarini
USSSA
WTDXCBX-17
08/01/16
Drop 10

2017 DeMarini CF Zen USSSA Drop 10
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OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
FLX+ Stiff
5/5 Relevance
5/5 Demand
5/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
2/5 Durability
5/5 Resell
Sizing: -inch
Release Date: August 1, 2016
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2 3/4
DeMarini
USSSA
WTDXCBZ-17
08/01/16
Drop 10

2017 DeMarini CF Zen USSSA Drop 10
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OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
FLX+ Stiff
5/5 Relevance
5/5 Demand
5/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
2/5 Durability
5/5 Resell
Sizing: 28, 29, 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: August 1, 2016
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2 5/8
Demarini
USSSA
WTDXCFX-16
09/01/15
Drop 10

2016 Demarini CF8 USSSA Drop 10
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OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
FLX+ Stiff
5/5 Relevance
5/5 Demand
5/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
2/5 Durability
5/5 Resell
Sizing: 29, 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: September 1, 2015
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2 3/4
DeMarini
USSSA
WTDXCFZ-16
09/01/15
Drop 10

2016 DeMarini CF8 USSSA Drop 10
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OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
FLX+ Stiff
5/5 Relevance
5/5 Demand
5/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
2/5 Durability
5/5 Resell
Sizing: 28, 29, 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: September 1, 2015
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