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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 5/8
Marucci
BBCOR
MCBC9
10/01/20
Drop 3

2021 Marucci CAT 9 BBCOR
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The CAT 9 is a tiny bit heavier than the average BBCOR but so little that it's hard to tell. By our measurements, this is a lighter swinging bat than the 2018 CAT 8. The Marucci CAT 9 BBCOR is an ultra-popular bat with great barrel size, grip, feel, and performance. It's a top of the line and durable bat that likely deserves all the praise it gets. That said, it is a single-piece alloy and you can find those kinds of bats (without the fancy knob) for a lot less than this. We also love the half sizes added this year.

The CAT 9 is a tiny bit heavier than the average BBCOR but so little that it's hard to tell. By our measurements, this is a lighter swinging bat than the 2018 CAT 8. The Marucci CAT 9 BBCOR is an ultra-popular bat with great barrel size, grip, feel, and performance. It's a top of the line and durable bat that likely deserves all the praise it gets. That said, it is a single-piece alloy and you can find those kinds of bats (without the fancy knob) for a lot less than this. We also love the half sizes added this year. Full Review

8.9
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
4/5 Resell
Sizing: 30, 31, 32, 33, 33, 34-inch
Release Date: October 1, 2020
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2 5/8
DeMarini
BBCOR
WTDXGIC21
08/01/20
Drop 3

2021 DeMarini The Goods BBCOR
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The 2021 The Goods in BBCOR is a two-piece hybrid bat with an end load and a super-stiff connection. It is the next generation of Voodoo Insane and is, to say the least, very popular. The bat is hard to find in stock and last year's version (2020) is the same bat as this with a different paint job.

The 2021 The Goods in BBCOR is a two-piece hybrid bat with an end load and a super-stiff connection. It is the next generation of Voodoo Insane and is, to say the least, very popular. The bat is hard to find in stock and last year's version (2020) is the same bat as this with a different paint job. Full Review

9.5
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B+ MOI
STF Stiff
4/5 Relevance
5/5 Demand
5/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
5/5 Resell
Sizing: 31, 32, 33, 33, 34, 34-inch
Release Date: August 1, 2020
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3. 2020 CAT 7 Silver
2 5/8
9.2/10
Marucci
BBCOR
MCBC72S
10/01/19
Drop 3

2020 Marucci CAT 7 Silver BBCOR
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9.2
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: October 1, 2019
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4. 2019 CAT 8
2 1/4
/10
Marucci
BBCOR
MCBCC8
10/01/18
Drop 3

2019 Marucci CAT 8 BBCOR
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OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B+ MOI
STF Stiff
/5 Relevance
/5 Demand
/5 Ratings
3/5 Tech
/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: -inch
Release Date: October 1, 2018
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2 5/8
Marucci
BBCOR
MCBC62 
10/01/18
Drop 3

2019 Marucci CAT 6 Gen 2 BBCOR
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8.6
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B+ MOI
STF Stiff
4/5 Relevance
4/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
3/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: -inch
Release Date: October 1, 2018
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2 5/8
Marucci
BBCOR
MCBC8
10/01/18
Drop 3

2019 Marucci CAT 8 BBCOR
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9.6
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B+ MOI
STF Stiff
5/5 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: October 1, 2018
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