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2 3/4
Louisville Slugger
USSSA
WTLSLS6X0822
10/27/21
Drop 8

2022 Louisville Slugger Solo USSSA Drop 8
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The drop 8 Solo for 2022 is where it's at. If we had to choose a drop 8 but wanted to stay away from the two piece composite space in USSSA (not sure we'd ever want to, but go with us for a second) then we'd look for a bat with a lot of good historical feedback in a drop 8. The SOLO would fit that bill early and often. It's real competitors, if this is the space you're in, are the Vandal and the ALX. We'd give the edge to the Vandal, but the ALX and Solo are right there. We'd guess most cant tell a difference.

The drop 8 Solo for 2022 is where it's at. If we had to choose a drop 8 but wanted to stay away from the two piece composite space in USSSA (not sure we'd ever want to, but go with us for a second) then we'd look for a bat with a lot of good historical feedback in a drop 8. The SOLO would fit that bill early and often. It's real competitors, if this is the space you're in, are the Vandal and the ALX. We'd give the edge to the Vandal, but the ALX and Solo are right there. We'd guess most cant tell a difference. Full Review

7.6
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
STF Stiff
4/5 Relevance
3/5 Demand
3/5 Ratings
3/5 Tech
4/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
3/5 Resell
Sizing: 29, 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: October 27, 2021
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2 5/8
DeMarini
USA
WTDXUFX-22
10/27/21
Drop 10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
FLX+ Stiff
5/5 Relevance
4/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
4/5 ExitVelo
2/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: 29, 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: October 27, 2021
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43. 2022 Fuze Hybrid
2 5/8
8.3/10
Easton
USA
YBB22FZH10
10/07/21
Drop 10

2022 Easton Fuze Hybrid USA Drop 10
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8.3
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
STF- Stiff
4/5 Relevance
3/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
3/5 Resell
Sizing: 28, 29, 30, 31-inch
Release Date: October 7, 2021
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44. 2022 Made
2 5/8
8.6/10
Dirty South
USA
BBMA
08/01/21
Drop 10

2022 Dirty South Made USA Drop 10
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8.6
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B MOI
STF- Stiff
4/5 Relevance
2/5 Demand
5/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: 28, 29, 30, 31-inch
Release Date: August 1, 2021
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45. 2022 Prime
2 5/8
8/10
Louisville Slugger
USA
WBL2536010
10/27/21
Drop 10

2022 Louisville Slugger Prime USA Drop 10
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The 2022 Louisville Slugger Prime in USA is a drop 10 with a good barrel profile and middle-of-the-road swing weight. Overshadowed by more popular bats like the ADV, the Slugger Prime is an under-the-radar pick that gets great feedback, hits the ball hard and has a really good feel on both hits and mishits. Made for the kid who plays a lot of baseballs we think it is an underrated pick in the 2022 USA space. (And we also think its graphics are the best of the year).

The 2022 Louisville Slugger Prime in USA is a drop 10 with a good barrel profile and middle-of-the-road swing weight. Overshadowed by more popular bats like the ADV, the Slugger Prime is an under-the-radar pick that gets great feedback, hits the ball hard and has a really good feel on both hits and mishits. Made for the kid who plays a lot of baseballs we think it is an underrated pick in the 2022 USA space. (And we also think its graphics are the best of the year).

8
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
FLX+ Stiff
4/5 Relevance
4/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
4/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: 28, 29, 30, 31-inch
Release Date: October 27, 2021
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2 3/4
DeMarini
USSSA
WTDXZBZ-22
10/27/21
Drop 10

2022 DeMarini Zoa USSSA Drop 10
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The 2022 DeMarini ZOA in USSSA Drop 10 is a two-piece composite bat with a big barrel and light swing. Compared to other drop 10s, 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 10 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 10 is a two-piece composite bat with a big barrel and light swing. Compared to other drop 10s, 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 10 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

9.2
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B MOI
STF- Stiff
4/5 Relevance
4/5 Demand
5/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: 28, 29, 30, 31-inch
Release Date: October 27, 2021
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2 3/4
DeMarini
USSSA
WTDXCBZ-22
10/27/21
Drop 10

2022 DeMarini Zen USSSA Drop 10
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9.2
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
FLX+ Stiff
4/5 Relevance
5/5 Demand
5/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
3/5 Durability
5/5 Resell
Sizing: 28, 29, 30, 31-inch
Release Date: October 27, 2021
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2 3/4
DeMarini
USSSA
WTDXGBZ-22
10/27/21
Drop 10

2022 DeMarini The Goods USSSA Drop 10
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Armed with a new end cap and connection point for 2022, the DeMarini The Goods USSSA Drop 10 hopes to make some inroads in a niche dominated by two-piece composite bats. It has a heavier swing for most drop 10's, but DeMarini added a lighter end cap this year to bring it into the normal range. Our guess is most kids will like the bat, but not by enough to put down their CF. However, the kid who wants an alloy barrel on a model with fantastic recognition could really like the 2022 Demarini The Goods USSSA in a drop 10. Also, although the same name as the drop 5, the bats differ a lot and shouldn't be considered changes in swing weight only.

Armed with a new end cap and connection point for 2022, the DeMarini The Goods USSSA Drop 10 hopes to make some inroads in a niche dominated by two-piece composite bats. It has a heavier swing for most drop 10's, but DeMarini added a lighter end cap this year to bring it into the normal range. Our guess is most kids will like the bat, but not by enough to put down their CF. However, the kid who wants an alloy barrel on a model with fantastic recognition could really like the 2022 Demarini The Goods USSSA in a drop 10. Also, although the same name as the drop 5, the bats differ a lot and shouldn't be considered changes in swing weight only. 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
4/5 Durability
3/5 Resell
Sizing: 28, 29, 30, 31-inch
Release Date: October 27, 2021
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2 3/4
Louisville Slugger
USSSA
WBL2528010
10/27/21
Drop 10

2022 Louisville Slugger Meta USSSA Drop 10
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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
3/5 Durability
5/5 Resell
Sizing: 27, 28, 29, 30, 31-inch
Release Date: October 27, 2021
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2 3/4
Louisville Slugger
USSSA
WBL2535010
10/27/21
Drop 10

2022 Louisville Slugger Solo JBB USSSA Drop 10
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The 2022 Solo also comes in a JBB or Junior Big Barrel version. In effect, this bat is made for coach pitch leagues in ages from 5 to 8. The bat is not rated for higher pitch speeds, which is why it is less expensive than the drop USSSA version of the bat. It could also work perfectly fine for that new t ball player just getting a feel for the game.

The 2022 Solo also comes in a JBB or Junior Big Barrel version. In effect, this bat is made for coach pitch leagues in ages from 5 to 8. The bat is not rated for higher pitch speeds, which is why it is less expensive than the drop USSSA version of the bat. It could also work perfectly fine for that new t ball player just getting a feel for the game. Full Review

7.3
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
STF Stiff
4/5 Relevance
3/5 Demand
3/5 Ratings
3/5 Tech
4/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
3/5 Resell
Sizing: 25, 26, 27, 28-inch
Release Date: October 27, 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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52. 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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53. 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
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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55. 2022 Havoc
2 1/4
5.5/10
Easton
USA
YSB22HAV10
10/07/21
Drop 10

2022 Easton Havoc USA Drop 10
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5.5
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B MOI
STF Stiff
5/5 Relevance
1/5 Demand
2/5 Ratings
2/5 Tech
3/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
1/5 Resell
Sizing: 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31-inch
Release Date: October 7, 2021
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56. 2022 Omaha
2 5/8
8.3/10
Louisville Slugger
USA
WBL2538010
10/27/21
Drop 10

2022 Louisville Slugger Omaha USA Drop 10
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The Omaha in USA for 2022 is an entry-level performance bat made for the hitter who wants a bigger barrel on a single-piece alloy. Although this bat might not feel as good as more expensive bats when poor contact is made, the bat can hit the ball just as far as anything else in the USA standard. The swing weight is balanced and the sizes from 27 through 32-inch should fit most players. The USA Omaha isn't anything to get too excited about, but it will hit the ball hard when squared up and, at a reasonable price, it's a value buy through and through.

The Omaha in USA for 2022 is an entry-level performance bat made for the hitter who wants a bigger barrel on a single-piece alloy. Although this bat might not feel as good as more expensive bats when poor contact is made, the bat can hit the ball just as far as anything else in the USA standard. The swing weight is balanced and the sizes from 27 through 32-inch should fit most players. The USA Omaha isn't anything to get too excited about, but it will hit the ball hard when squared up and, at a reasonable price, it's a value buy through and through.

8.3
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B MOI
STF Stiff
5/5 Relevance
4/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
2/5 Tech
4/5 ExitVelo
5/5 Durability
3/5 Resell
Sizing: 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31-inch
Release Date: October 27, 2021
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2 3/4
DeMarini
USSSA
WTDXGOZ-22
10/27/21
Drop 10

2022 DeMarini The Goods One Piece USSSA Drop 10
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8.3
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B+ MOI
STF Stiff
5/5 Relevance
4/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
3/5 Tech
4/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31-inch
Release Date: October 27, 2021
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2 3/4
Louisville Slugger
USSSA
WTLSLS6X1022
10/27/21
Drop 10

2022 Louisville Slugger Solo USSSA Drop 10
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The Drop 10 Solo is our highest-rated USSSA SOLO bat mainly due to its versatility. The bat comes in a huge range of sizes (26 through 31) and with a light swing weight and has a fit for basically any 7 through 11-year-old. The bat also performs admirably. Granted, most serious players like the feel of more expensive two-piece composites and, as such, tend to swing harder and with a bit more consistency. But, the right hitter---especially that entry-level comp and travel player looking for as much bat speed as possible that also doesn't want to break the bank.

The Drop 10 Solo is our highest-rated USSSA SOLO bat mainly due to its versatility. The bat comes in a huge range of sizes (26 through 31) and with a light swing weight and has a fit for basically any 7 through 11-year-old. The bat also performs admirably. Granted, most serious players like the feel of more expensive two-piece composites and, as such, tend to swing harder and with a bit more consistency. But, the right hitter---especially that entry-level comp and travel player looking for as much bat speed as possible that also doesn't want to break the bank. Full Review

8.3
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
STF Stiff
5/5 Relevance
3/5 Demand
3/5 Ratings
3/5 Tech
4/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
3/5 Resell
Sizing: 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31-inch
Release Date: October 27, 2021
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59. 2022 Uprising
2 3/4
5.8/10
DeMarini
USSSA
WBD2234010
10/27/21
Drop 10

2022 DeMarini Uprising USSSA Drop 10
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5.8
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
STF Stiff
5/5 Relevance
2/5 Demand
3/5 Ratings
2/5 Tech
2/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
1/5 Resell
Sizing: 26, 27, 28, 29, 30-inch
Release Date: October 27, 2021
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60. 2022 Hero Hyperspeed
2 5/8
8.1/10
Axe
USA
L196J
08/01/21
Drop 11

2022 Axe Hero Hyperspeed USA Drop 11
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8.1
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
STF Stiff
5/5 Relevance
3/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
4/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
3/5 Resell
Sizing: 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31-inch
Release Date: August 1, 2021
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