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Baseball Bat Reviews

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1. 2022 Omaha
2 5/8
8.4/10
Louisville Slugger
BBCOR
BB05B3-22
10/27/21
Drop 3

2022 Louisville Slugger Omaha BBCOR
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8.4
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B MOI
STF Stiff
3/5 Relevance
4/5 Demand
5/5 Ratings
2/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
5/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: 32, 33, 34-inch
Release Date: October 27, 2021
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2 5/8
DeMarini
BBCOR
WTDXGOC-22
10/27/21
Drop 3

2022 DeMarini The Goods One Piece BBCOR
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8.8
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B MOI
STF Stiff
4/5 Relevance
5/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
3/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
5/5 Resell
Sizing: 31, 32, 33, 34-inch
Release Date: October 27, 2021
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3. 2022 F5
2 5/8
7.9/10
Marucci
BBCOR
MCBF53
09/15/21
Drop 3

2022 Marucci F5 BBCOR
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7.9
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B MOI
STF Stiff
4/5 Relevance
4/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
3/5 Tech
4/5 ExitVelo
5/5 Durability
3/5 Resell
Sizing: 30, 31, 32, 33, 34-inch
Release Date: September 15, 2021
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4. 2022 Hot Metal
2 5/8
9.1/10
Mizuno
BBCOR
B22-HOT METAL
07/01/21
Drop 3

2022 Mizuno Hot Metal BBCOR
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9.1
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B MOI
STF Stiff
4/5 Relevance
4/5 Demand
5/5 Ratings
3/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
5/5 Durability
3/5 Resell
Sizing: 31, 32, 33, 34-inch
Release Date: July 1, 2021
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2 5/8
Mizuno
BBCOR
BB21HM
08/01/20
Drop 3

2021 Mizuno Hot Metal BBCOR
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For a bat most have never heard of, we think Mizuno's BBCOR Hot Metal is as good as single piece alloys come. It has a good-sized barrel, a nice and slightly above average swing weight, and performs as well as any BBCOR on the market. If you want a single piece alloy off the beaten path with a good sound and decent price point, then the 2021 Mizuno Hot Metal could be your trick.

For a bat most have never heard of, we think Mizuno's BBCOR Hot Metal is as good as single piece alloys come. It has a good-sized barrel, a nice and slightly above average swing weight, and performs as well as any BBCOR on the market. If you want a single piece alloy off the beaten path with a good sound and decent price point, then the 2021 Mizuno Hot Metal could be your trick. Full Review

9.1
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B MOI
STF Stiff
4/5 Relevance
4/5 Demand
5/5 Ratings
3/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
5/5 Durability
3/5 Resell
Sizing: 31, 32, 33, 34-inch
Release Date: August 1, 2020
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2 5/8
Louisville Slugger
BBCOR
WTLBBO521B3
09/15/20
Drop 3

2021 Louisville Slugger Omaha BBCOR
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The 33 and 34-inch BBCOR versions of the Slugger Omaha are considered end-loaded. The 29 through 32 inches are balanced. This dynamic swing weight serves those who need a 33/34 better. Overall, the 2021 BBCOR Omaha is a single-piece bat with a big barrel and decent feel. Our exit speeds show the bat performs as well as any on the market. The 2021 model only has distribution on Slugger's site directly, and that lack of awareness pushes down its relevance and demand. To make matters worse, they raised the starting price by $50 over the 2020. Its 29 through 34-inch lengths, though, do make it an option for every player that can find it.

The 33 and 34-inch BBCOR versions of the Slugger Omaha are considered end-loaded. The 29 through 32 inches are balanced. This dynamic swing weight serves those who need a 33/34 better. Overall, the 2021 BBCOR Omaha is a single-piece bat with a big barrel and decent feel. Our exit speeds show the bat performs as well as any on the market. The 2021 model only has distribution on Slugger's site directly, and that lack of awareness pushes down its relevance and demand. To make matters worse, they raised the starting price by $50 over the 2020. Its 29 through 34-inch lengths, though, do make it an option for every player that can find it. Full Review

7.3
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B MOI
STF Stiff
5/5 Relevance
4/5 Demand
3/5 Ratings
2/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
5/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34-inch
Release Date: September 15, 2020
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2 5/8
StringKing
BBCOR
SKBBM
06/01/18
Drop 3

2021 StringKing Metal BBCOR
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The StringKing BBCOR Metal is a single-piece alloy bat with a stiff feel, balanced swing, and decent sized barrel. For the price, it really can't be beaten. It's a sub $100 BBCOR bat that can hit balls about as hard as anything else. It's basic design, good grip and barrel profile make a real legitimate option for anyone in the BBCOR value game.

The StringKing BBCOR Metal is a single-piece alloy bat with a stiff feel, balanced swing, and decent sized barrel. For the price, it really can't be beaten. It's a sub $100 BBCOR bat that can hit balls about as hard as anything else. It's basic design, good grip and barrel profile make a real legitimate option for anyone in the BBCOR value game. Full Review

6.9
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B MOI
STF Stiff
4/5 Relevance
1/5 Demand
3/5 Ratings
2/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
5/5 Durability
2/5 Resell
Sizing: 31, 32, 33, 34-inch
Release Date: June 1, 2018
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2 5/8
Louisville Slugger
BBCOR
WTLBBO520B3
09/15/19
Drop 3

2020 Louisville Slugger Omaha BBCOR
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OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B MOI
STF Stiff
/5 Relevance
4/5 Demand
/5 Ratings
2/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
5/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: -inch
Release Date: September 15, 2019
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9. 2019 S250
2 5/8
6.4/10
Easton
BBCOR
S250BB2019
08/01/18
Drop 3

2019 Easton S250 BBCOR
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6.4
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B MOI
STF Stiff
3/5 Relevance
1/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
1/5 Tech
4/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
3/5 Resell
Sizing: -inch
Release Date: August 1, 2018
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2 5/8
Louisville Slugger
BBCOR
WTLBBO519B3
09/15/18
Drop 3

2019 Louisville Slugger 519 Omaha BBCOR
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9.2
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B MOI
STF Stiff
5/5 Relevance
4/5 Demand
5/5 Ratings
2/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
5/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: -inch
Release Date: September 15, 2018
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2 5/8
Easton
BBCOR
BB18GX
08/01/17
Drop 3

2018 Easton Ghost X BBCOR
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9.1
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B MOI
STF Stiff
4/5 Relevance
4/5 Demand
5/5 Ratings
3/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: 30, 31, 32, 33, 34-inch
Release Date: August 1, 2017
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2 5/8
Louisville Slugger
BBCOR
WTLBB05173
10/01/16
Drop 3

2017 Louisville Slugger Omaha BBCOR
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OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B MOI
STF Stiff
/5 Relevance
4/5 Demand
/5 Ratings
2/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
5/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: -inch
Release Date: October 1, 2016
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2 5/8
Louisville Slugger
BBCOR
BBS7163
10/01/15
Drop 3

2016 Louisville Slugger Omaha 516 BBCOR
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OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B MOI
STF Stiff
/5 Relevance
4/5 Demand
/5 Ratings
2/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
5/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: -inch
Release Date: October 1, 2015
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