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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 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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2 5/8
DeMarini
USSSA
WTDXCB521
08/01/20
Drop 5

2021 DeMarini CF USSSA Drop 5
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The drop 5 DeMarini CF is a legendary bat. Since 2017 it has been killing balls. Our exit speed tests showed the drop 5 2021 is as good as any USSSA drop 10 CF now or since. This bat, like the drop 10, also has some complaints about durability. But, we don't believe it breaks more than any other two-piece composite bat in the USSSA drop 5 space. We'd recommend you buy the bat with a warranty. And, if you can swing a drop 5 in USSSA then this one is as good as any. The drop 5 33/28 is a big boys bat and can hit the ball harder than any other baseball bat on the 2021 market of any league.

The drop 5 DeMarini CF is a legendary bat. Since 2017 it has been killing balls. Our exit speed tests showed the drop 5 2021 is as good as any USSSA drop 10 CF now or since. This bat, like the drop 10, also has some complaints about durability. But, we don't believe it breaks more than any other two-piece composite bat in the USSSA drop 5 space. We'd recommend you buy the bat with a warranty. And, if you can swing a drop 5 in USSSA then this one is as good as any. The drop 5 33/28 is a big boys bat and can hit the ball harder than any other baseball bat on the 2021 market of any league. Full Review

10
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B+ MOI
STF- Stiff
4/5 Relevance
5/5 Demand
5/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
3/5 Durability
5/5 Resell
Sizing: 30, 31, 32, 33-inch
Release Date: August 1, 2020
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2 5/8
DeMarini
USSSA
WTDXCB5-20
08/01/19
Drop 5

2020 DeMarini CF USSSA Drop 5
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OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B+ MOI
STF- Stiff
4/5 Relevance
5/5 Demand
5/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
3/5 Durability
5/5 Resell
Sizing: -inch
Release Date: August 1, 2019
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2 5/8
Easton
USA
YBB20ADV5
09/01/19
Drop 5

2020 Easton ADV 360 USA Drop 5
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The 2020 Easton ADV 360 drop 5 is a HUUUGE barreled bat with a nice light swing weight. Although prone to some durability issues, the bat is well liked and comes in a 30 through 33 inch length. The bat is the next generation Easton Ghost X Evolution and was not produced in 2021 because of the pandemic.

The 2020 Easton ADV 360 drop 5 is a HUUUGE barreled bat with a nice light swing weight. Although prone to some durability issues, the bat is well liked and comes in a 30 through 33 inch length. The bat is the next generation Easton Ghost X Evolution and was not produced in 2021 because of the pandemic. Full Review

9.2
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B+ MOI
STF- Stiff
4/5 Relevance
4/5 Demand
5/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
2/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: September 1, 2019
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2 5/8
DeMarini
USSSA
WTDXCB5-19
08/01/18
Drop 5

2019 DeMarini CF Zen USSSA Drop 5
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OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B+ MOI
STF- Stiff
4/5 Relevance
5/5 Demand
5/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
3/5 Durability
5/5 Resell
Sizing: -inch
Release Date: August 1, 2018
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2 5/8
DeMarini
USSSA
WTDXCB5-17
08/01/16
Drop 5

2017 DeMarini CF Zen USSSA Drop 5
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OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B+ MOI
STF- Stiff
4/5 Relevance
5/5 Demand
5/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
3/5 Durability
5/5 Resell
Sizing: -inch
Release Date: August 1, 2016
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2 5/8
DeMarini
USSSA
WTDXCF5-16
09/01/15
Drop 5

2016 DeMarini CF8 USSSA Drop 5
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OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B+ MOI
STF- Stiff
4/5 Relevance
5/5 Demand
5/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
3/5 Durability
5/5 Resell
Sizing: 30, 31, 32, 33-inch
Release Date: September 1, 2015
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