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2 5/8
Louisville Slugger
USA
WBL2539010
10/27/21
Drop 9

2022 Louisville Slugger Vapor USA Drop 9
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Built for performance, the 2022 Vapor (-9) USA Bat from Louisville Slugger shows you mean business in the batter’s box. This bat strips away any frills so you can stay locked in on making contact and doing damage with the Series 7 Premium Alloy Barrel. The stiff 1-piece construction of Vapor pairs with the HUB™ 1-shot end cap to deliver durability and performance, and the big barrel design maximizes plate coverage.

Built for performance, the 2022 Vapor (-9) USA Bat from Louisville Slugger shows you mean business in the batter’s box. This bat strips away any frills so you can stay locked in on making contact and doing damage with the Series 7 Premium Alloy Barrel. The stiff 1-piece construction of Vapor pairs with the HUB™ 1-shot end cap to deliver durability and performance, and the big barrel design maximizes plate coverage. Full Review

5.8
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B+ MOI
STF Stiff
5/5 Relevance
2/5 Demand
2/5 Ratings
2/5 Tech
3/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
1/5 Resell
Sizing: 27, 28, 29, 30, 32-inch
Release Date: October 27, 2021
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2 5/8
Louisville Slugger
USA
WTLUBVA18B9
09/15/19
Drop 9

2020 Louisville Slugger Vapor USA Drop 9
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OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
MOI
Stiff
/5 Relevance
/5 Demand
/5 Ratings
/5 Tech
/5 ExitVelo
5/5 Durability
2/5 Resell
Sizing: -inch
Release Date: September 15, 2019
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3. 2020 Impact
2 5/8
/10
Rawlings
USA
USZI9
10/01/19
Drop 9

2020 Rawlings Impact USA Drop 9
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OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
MOI
Stiff
/5 Relevance
/5 Demand
/5 Ratings
/5 Tech
/5 ExitVelo
3/5 Durability
1/5 Resell
Sizing: 27, 28, 29, 30-inch
Release Date: October 1, 2019
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4. 2020 Hammer
2 5/8
/10
Easton
USA
YBB20HM9
09/01/19
Drop 9

2020 Easton Hammer USA Drop 9
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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: 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: September 1, 2019
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2 3/4
Easton
USSSA
SL19EL9
08/01/18
Drop 9

2019 Easton Elevate USSSA Drop 9
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OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
MOI
Stiff
/5 Relevance
/5 Demand
/5 Ratings
/5 Tech
/5 ExitVelo
3/5 Durability
1/5 Resell
Sizing: 28, 29, 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: August 1, 2018
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6. 2018 Vapor
2 5/8
/10
Louisville Slugger
USSSA
WTLSLVA179
10/01/17
Drop 9

2018 Louisville Slugger Vapor USSSA Drop 9
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1-piece 7-Series alloy for maximum durability and performance at an unbelievable value Durable synthetic leather grip 7/8" standard handle

1-piece 7-Series alloy for maximum durability and performance at an unbelievable value Durable synthetic leather grip 7/8" standard handle


OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
MOI
Stiff
/5 Relevance
/5 Demand
/5 Ratings
/5 Tech
/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
2/5 Resell
Sizing: 28, 29, 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: October 1, 2017
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7. 2018 Vapor
2 5/8
/10
Louisville Slugger
USSSA
WTLUBVA18B9
10/01/17
Drop 9

2018 Louisville Slugger Vapor USSSA Drop 9
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Meets new USA baseball youth standard 1pc 7-Series alloy construction Durable synthetic leather fade grip 7/8” standard handle

Meets new USA baseball youth standard 1pc 7-Series alloy construction Durable synthetic leather fade grip 7/8” standard handle


OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
MOI
Stiff
/5 Relevance
/5 Demand
/5 Ratings
/5 Tech
/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
2/5 Resell
Sizing: 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: October 1, 2017
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8. 2018 Covert
2 5/8
/10
Mizuno
USSSA
340435
08/01/17
Drop 9

2018 Mizuno Covert USSSA Drop 9
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CorTechTM: Creates a massive sweet spot along the barrel. HotMetalTM Alloy Barrel: For maximum performance. 2-Piece LINKTM: Significantly reduces vibrations to the hands for amazing feel at contact. Optimized End Cap: Great sound on batted balls, while also positively affecting the bat?s sweet spot to give you more pop. Black OnyxTM Carbon Handle with extra stiffness: Reduces energy loss when impacting the ball at higher ball speeds. Speed-HelixTM Grip: Designed to provide comfort and durability. USSSA approved. One Year Warranty.

CorTechTM: Creates a massive sweet spot along the barrel. HotMetalTM Alloy Barrel: For maximum performance. 2-Piece LINKTM: Significantly reduces vibrations to the hands for amazing feel at contact. Optimized End Cap: Great sound on batted balls, while also positively affecting the bat?s sweet spot to give you more pop. Black OnyxTM Carbon Handle with extra stiffness: Reduces energy loss when impacting the ball at higher ball speeds. Speed-HelixTM Grip: Designed to provide comfort and durability. USSSA approved. One Year Warranty.


OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
MOI
Stiff
/5 Relevance
/5 Demand
/5 Ratings
/5 Tech
/5 ExitVelo
5/5 Durability
1/5 Resell
Sizing: 28, 29, 30, 31-inch
Release Date: August 1, 2017
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9. 2018 Generation
2 5/8
/10
Mizuno
USSSA
340438
08/01/17
Drop 9

2018 Mizuno Generation USSSA Drop 9
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CorTechTM: Creates a massive sweet spot along the barrel. HotMetalTM Alloy Barrel: For maximum performance. Optimized End Cap: Great sound on batted balls, while also positively affecting the bat?s sweet spot to give you more pop.

CorTechTM: Creates a massive sweet spot along the barrel. HotMetalTM Alloy Barrel: For maximum performance. Optimized End Cap: Great sound on batted balls, while also positively affecting the bat?s sweet spot to give you more pop.


OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
MOI
Stiff
/5 Relevance
/5 Demand
/5 Ratings
/5 Tech
/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
1/5 Resell
Sizing: 28, 29, 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: August 1, 2017
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10. 2018 S650
2 5/8
/10
Easton
USA
YBB18S6509
08/01/17
Drop 9

2018 Easton S650 USA Drop 9
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OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B MOI
Stiff
/5 Relevance
/5 Demand
/5 Ratings
/5 Tech
/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
2/5 Resell
Sizing: 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: August 1, 2017
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11. 2018 S650
2 3/4
/10
Easton
USSSA
SL18S6509
08/01/17
Drop 9

2018 Easton S650 USSSA Drop 9
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OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B MOI
Stiff
/5 Relevance
/5 Demand
/5 Ratings
/5 Tech
/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
2/5 Resell
Sizing: 28, 29, 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: August 1, 2017
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12. 2017 Covert
2 5/8
/10
Mizuno
USSSA
MZ49702TD
08/01/16
Drop 9

2017 Mizuno Covert USSSA Drop 9
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Patented 2 PC Link? Hybrid Construction combines our Hot Metal? single wall aluminum alloy barrel with composite handle for ultimate combination of performance and vibration reduction. CORTECH? adjusts wall thickness across the barrel creating a massive sweet area for unequaled forgiveness. Mizuno?s exclusive Speed-Helix grip? provides comfort and durability. USSSA Approved.

Patented 2 PC Link? Hybrid Construction combines our Hot Metal? single wall aluminum alloy barrel with composite handle for ultimate combination of performance and vibration reduction. CORTECH? adjusts wall thickness across the barrel creating a massive sweet area for unequaled forgiveness. Mizuno?s exclusive Speed-Helix grip? provides comfort and durability. USSSA Approved.


OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
MOI
Stiff
/5 Relevance
/5 Demand
/5 Ratings
/5 Tech
/5 ExitVelo
3/5 Durability
1/5 Resell
Sizing: 29, 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: August 1, 2016
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2 5/8
DeMarini
USSSA
WTDXVBR-17
08/01/16
Drop 9

2017 DeMarini Voodoo USSSA Drop 9
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OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B+ MOI
Stiff
/5 Relevance
/5 Demand
/5 Ratings
/5 Tech
/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
3/5 Resell
Sizing: -inch
Release Date: August 1, 2016
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14. 2016 S500
2 5/8
/10
Easton
USSSA
SL16S5009
Drop 9

2016 Easton S500 USSSA Drop 9
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OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
MOI
Stiff
/5 Relevance
/5 Demand
/5 Ratings
/5 Tech
/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
2/5 Resell
Sizing: 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date:
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2 5/8
Demarini
USSSA
WTDXVDR-16
09/01/15
Drop 9

2016 Demarini Voodoo Raw USSSA Drop 9
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OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B+ MOI
Stiff
/5 Relevance
/5 Demand
/5 Ratings
/5 Tech
/5 ExitVelo
5/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: 29, 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: September 1, 2015
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2 5/8
DeMarini
USSSA
WTDXINR-16
09/01/15
Drop 9

2016 DeMarini Insane USSSA Drop 9
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OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
MOI
Stiff
/5 Relevance
/5 Demand
/5 Ratings
/5 Tech
/5 ExitVelo
5/5 Durability
5/5 Resell
Sizing: 29, 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: September 1, 2015
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2 5/8
Easton
USSSA
SL16S5009
09/01/15
Drop 9

2016 Easton S500 USSSA Drop 9
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OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B MOI
Stiff
/5 Relevance
/5 Demand
/5 Ratings
/5 Tech
/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
2/5 Resell
Sizing: 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: September 1, 2015
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18. 2015 Mako Comp
2 5/8
/10
Easton
USSSA
SL15MK9
Drop 9

2015 Easton Mako Comp USSSA Drop 9
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OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
MOI
Stiff
/5 Relevance
/5 Demand
/5 Ratings
/5 Tech
/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: 28, 29, 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date:
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19. 2015 XL3
2 5/8
/10
Easton
USSSA
SL15X39
Drop 9

2015 Easton XL3 USSSA Drop 9
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OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
MOI
Stiff
/5 Relevance
/5 Demand
/5 Ratings
/5 Tech
/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date:
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2 5/8
Louisville Slugger
USSSA
SLVA159
10/01/14
Drop 9

2015 Louisville Slugger Vapor USSSA Drop 9
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OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
MOI
Stiff
/5 Relevance
/5 Demand
/5 Ratings
/5 Tech
/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
2/5 Resell
Sizing: -inch
Release Date: October 1, 2014
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