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2 3/4
Rawlings
USSSA
UTQ5
11/01/21
Drop 5

2022 Rawlings Quatro Pro USSSA Drop 5
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8.8
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
FLX+ Stiff
3/5 Relevance
4/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
4/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: November 1, 2021
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2 3/4
True Temper
USSSA
UT-22-HZR-X-5
11/01/21
Drop 5
Price Check

2022 True Temper HZRDUS USSSA Drop 5
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The drop 5 HZRDUS is a hybrid bat with a bit of flex and a serious endload. The bat is built for big hitters in the USSSA space. Those looking for more balance should look at the HZRDUS Rake. The bat has a bit of flex in the handle---made possible by the unique two-piece design that looks like a one-piece. Overall, good to great bat for the right hitter in the USSSA space. If you want a big hitter, don't want a two-piece composite like the CF, then this drop 5 HZRDUS is as good as you'll find.

The drop 5 HZRDUS is a hybrid bat with a bit of flex and a serious endload. The bat is built for big hitters in the USSSA space. Those looking for more balance should look at the HZRDUS Rake. The bat has a bit of flex in the handle---made possible by the unique two-piece design that looks like a one-piece. Overall, good to great bat for the right hitter in the USSSA space. If you want a big hitter, don't want a two-piece composite like the CF, then this drop 5 HZRDUS is as good as you'll find. Full Review

9.2
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B+ MOI
STF Stiff
4/5 Relevance
3/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: 31, 31.5, 32, 32.5, 33-inch
Release Date: November 1, 2021
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2 3/4
True Temper
USSSA
UT-22-RKE-X-5
11/01/21
Drop 5
Price Check

2022 True Temper Rake USSSA Drop 5
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9.3
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: 30, 30.5, 31, 31.5, 32, 32.5, 33-inch
Release Date: November 1, 2021
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2 5/8
Louisville Slugger
USSSA
WTLSLS6B0522
10/27/21
Drop 5

2022 Louisville Slugger Solo USSSA Drop 5
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If you're a big hitter looking for the most a Slugger Solo can deliver than this bat should be on the short list. It's an endloaded single piece alloy with a massive drop 5 feel. The bat is stiff and packs a serious punch if you can square one up. However, this bat is not for the faint of heart. We thing the drop 8 or drop 10 are much more fitting than this bat, especially for the younger player looking for as much bat speed as they can muster. If you want a light swinging drop check out a bat like the Rawlings VELO. But, if you want big stiffness on a good bat, then the SOLO is your daddy.

If you're a big hitter looking for the most a Slugger Solo can deliver than this bat should be on the short list. It's an endloaded single piece alloy with a massive drop 5 feel. The bat is stiff and packs a serious punch if you can square one up. However, this bat is not for the faint of heart. We thing the drop 8 or drop 10 are much more fitting than this bat, especially for the younger player looking for as much bat speed as they can muster. If you want a light swinging drop check out a bat like the Rawlings VELO. But, if you want big stiffness on a good bat, then the SOLO is your daddy. Full Review

7.9
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
STF Stiff
3/5 Relevance
3/5 Demand
3/5 Ratings
3/5 Tech
4/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
3/5 Resell
Sizing: 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: October 27, 2021
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5. 2022 Made
2 5/8
7.4/10
Dirty South
USA
BBMA
07/01/21
Drop 5

2022 Dirty South Made USA Drop 5
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7.4
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
H MOI
STF- Stiff
1/5 Relevance
2/5 Demand
5/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
5/5 Durability
3/5 Resell
Sizing: 31-inch
Release Date: July 1, 2021
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2 5/8
Victus
USSSA
VSBV2X5
10/27/21
Drop 5

2022 Victus Vandal 2.0 USSSA Drop 5
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8.9
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B+ MOI
STF Stiff
3/5 Relevance
3/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
3/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
5/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: -inch
Release Date: October 27, 2021
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7. 2022 F5
2 5/8
9.1/10
Marucci
USSSA
MSBF535
07/01/21
Drop 5

2022 Marucci F5 USSSA Drop 5
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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: 28, 29, 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: July 1, 2021
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8. 2022 Polar Power
2 5/8
7.1/10
Dove Tail Bats
USSSA
PLRPWR
10/08/21
Drop 5

2022 Dove Tail Bats Polar Power USSSA Drop 5
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7.1
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B+ MOI
STF- Stiff
3/5 Relevance
2/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
5/5 Tech
4/5 ExitVelo
5/5 Durability
2/5 Resell
Sizing: 28, 29, 30-inch
Release Date: October 8, 2021
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2 5/8
DeMarini
USA
WTDXUO5-22
10/27/21
Drop 5

2022 DeMarini The Goods One Piece USA Drop 5
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7.5
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
H MOI
STF Stiff
3/5 Relevance
4/5 Demand
3/5 Ratings
3/5 Tech
4/5 ExitVelo
5/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: 30, 31, 32, 33-inch
Release Date: October 27, 2021
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10. 2022 Hot Metal
2 5/8
7.5/10
Mizuno
USSSA
B22-HOT METAL5
07/01/21
Drop 5

2022 Mizuno Hot Metal USSSA Drop 5
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7.5
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
H MOI
STF Stiff
3/5 Relevance
2/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
3/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
5/5 Durability
3/5 Resell
Sizing: 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: July 1, 2021
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2 5/8
Louisville Slugger
USSSA
WBL2530010
10/27/21
Drop 5

2022 Louisville Slugger Meta USSSA Drop 5
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7.9
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B+ MOI
STF- Stiff
3/5 Relevance
3/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: October 27, 2021
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2 5/8
DeMarini
USSSA
WTDXZB5
10/27/21
Drop 5

2022 DeMarini Zoa USSSA Drop 5
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The 2022 DeMarini ZOA in USSSA Drop 5 is a two-piece composite bat with a big barrel and loaded swing. Compared to other drop 5s, it is a bit stiffer in the connection joint which gives more feedback on the hands. The two-piece composite barrel sounds great and competes with the CF, its sister bat, for space. If you want a top-of-the-line USSSA bat in a drop 5 that is not named the CF, then the ZOA could be your best bet. (That assumes, of course, that you want to pay $50 more dollars too).

The 2022 DeMarini ZOA in USSSA Drop 5 is a two-piece composite bat with a big barrel and loaded swing. Compared to other drop 5s, it is a bit stiffer in the connection joint which gives more feedback on the hands. The two-piece composite barrel sounds great and competes with the CF, its sister bat, for space. If you want a top-of-the-line USSSA bat in a drop 5 that is not named the CF, then the ZOA could be your best bet. (That assumes, of course, that you want to pay $50 more dollars too). Full Review

9.4
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B+ MOI
STF- Stiff
4/5 Relevance
5/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
5/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: 30, 31, 32, 33-inch
Release Date: October 27, 2021
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2 5/8
DeMarini
USSSA
WTDXCB5-22
10/27/21
Drop 5

2022 DeMarini Zen USSSA Drop 5
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9.5
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B+ MOI
STF- Stiff
4/5 Relevance
5/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
5/5 Resell
Sizing: 30, 31, 32, 33-inch
Release Date: October 27, 2021
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2 5/8
DeMarini
USSSA
WTDXGB5-22
10/27/21
Drop 5

2022 DeMarini The Goods USSSA Drop 5
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The drop 5 The Goods in USSSA for DeMarini is a big-hitting bat built exactly like the amazingly popular BBCOR The Goods. However, with a bit of a lighter swing weight but the USSSA tramp on the barrel, the thing is a rocket maker. Thsoe looking close at CF in a drop 5 but want a little more stiffness in the connection piece, more like BBCOR bats, should really like this 2022 DeMarini The Goods in BBCOR. Note: the drop 10 version of this bat is much different in end cap, barrel make up and connection piece. They should probably be considered two different bat lines they are so different. But, alas, they are not.

The drop 5 The Goods in USSSA for DeMarini is a big-hitting bat built exactly like the amazingly popular BBCOR The Goods. However, with a bit of a lighter swing weight but the USSSA tramp on the barrel, the thing is a rocket maker. Thsoe looking close at CF in a drop 5 but want a little more stiffness in the connection piece, more like BBCOR bats, should really like this 2022 DeMarini The Goods in BBCOR. Note: the drop 10 version of this bat is much different in end cap, barrel make up and connection piece. They should probably be considered two different bat lines they are so different. But, alas, they are not. Full Review

8.6
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B+ MOI
STF- Stiff
4/5 Relevance
4/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
5/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: 30, 31, 32, 33-inch
Release Date: October 27, 2021
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2 3/4
Easton
USSSA
SL22MX58
10/07/21
Drop 5

2022 Easton Maxum Ultra USSSA Drop 5
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8.5
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B+ MOI
STF- Stiff
3/5 Relevance
3/5 Demand
5/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: October 7, 2021
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16. 2022 Avenge Pro
2 3/4
8/10
Axe
USSSA
L199J
08/01/21
Drop 5

2022 Axe Avenge Pro USSSA Drop 5
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8
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B+ MOI
STF- Stiff
3/5 Relevance
3/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
5/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
3/5 Durability
3/5 Resell
Sizing: 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: August 1, 2021
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17. 2022 Techzilla
2 3/4
7.7/10
Anderson
USSSA
YB22ZILLA5
06/01/21
Drop 5

2022 Anderson Techzilla USSSA Drop 5
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7.7
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B+ MOI
STF Stiff
2/5 Relevance
2/5 Demand
5/5 Ratings
3/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
5/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: 31, 32-inch
Release Date: June 1, 2021
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2 5/8
Easton
USSSA
SL22HYP58
10/07/21
Drop 5

2022 Easton Hype USSSA Drop 5
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The 2022 Easton ADV Hype Drop 5 is a 2 5/8 only is Easton's top-of-the-line BBCOR bat for 2022. It replaces the ADV 360 as the feature bat with a newly designed barrel, handle and connection piece. The drop 5 has a heavier swing weight and is built for the 11 to 13-year-old hitter that likes to pack a punch in an endloaded bat. It comes in 30, 31 and 32-inch option.

The 2022 Easton ADV Hype Drop 5 is a 2 5/8 only is Easton's top-of-the-line BBCOR bat for 2022. It replaces the ADV 360 as the feature bat with a newly designed barrel, handle and connection piece. The drop 5 has a heavier swing weight and is built for the 11 to 13-year-old hitter that likes to pack a punch in an endloaded bat. It comes in 30, 31 and 32-inch option. 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: 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: October 7, 2021
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2 5/8
Easton
USA
YBB22ADV5
10/07/21
Drop 5

2022 Easton ADV 360 USA Drop 5
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The 2022 Easton ADV 360 in a drop 8 is the same bat but with a slightly different paint job when compared to the 2021. This version, if you look close enough, has a navy background color instead of the black from last year. But, all other features, including the barrel material, handle material, power boost knob are the same. The grip, though, is not a Lizard skin but, instead, a custom Easton. The bat comes in a 30 through 32-inch.

The 2022 Easton ADV 360 in a drop 8 is the same bat but with a slightly different paint job when compared to the 2021. This version, if you look close enough, has a navy background color instead of the black from last year. But, all other features, including the barrel material, handle material, power boost knob are the same. The grip, though, is not a Lizard skin but, instead, a custom Easton. The bat comes in a 30 through 32-inch. Full Review

9.1
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B+ MOI
FLX+ Stiff
5/5 Relevance
4/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
5/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: October 7, 2021
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20. 2021 Quantum
2 5/8
/10
Easton
USA
YBB21QUAN5
09/01/20
Drop 5

2021 Easton Quantum USA Drop 5
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OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
MOI
Stiff
/5 Relevance
/5 Demand
/5 Ratings
/5 Tech
/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
1/5 Resell
Sizing: 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: September 1, 2020
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