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101. 2022 Techzilla
2 3/4
7.9/10
Anderson
USSSA
YB22ZILLA10If
06/01/21
Drop 10

2022 Anderson Techzilla USSSA Drop 10
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7.9
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B+ MOI
STF+ Stiff
4/5 Relevance
2/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
3/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
5/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: 28, 29, 30, 31-inch
Release Date: June 1, 2021
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2 3/4
Easton
USSSA
JBB22AL10
10/07/21
Drop 10

2022 Easton Alpha ALX USSSA Drop 10
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6.9
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
STF Stiff
3/5 Relevance
2/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
3/5 Tech
4/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
2/5 Resell
Sizing: 25, 26, 27-inch
Release Date: October 7, 2021
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2 3/4
Easton
USSSA
SL22AL10
10/07/21
Drop 10
Bat Digest Ratings
B MOI
STF Stiff
4/5 Relevance
4/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
3/5 Tech
4/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
2/5 Resell
Sizing: 27, 28, 29, 30, 31-inch
Release Date: October 7, 2021
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104. 2022 CRBN 2
2 3/4
8/10
Mizuno
USSSA
B22-CRBN210
07/01/21
Drop 10

2022 Mizuno CRBN 2 USSSA Drop 10
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8
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
FLX+ Stiff
4/5 Relevance
2/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
3/5 Durability
2/5 Resell
Sizing: 28, 29, 30, 31-inch
Release Date: July 1, 2021
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2 5/8
Easton
USSSA
SL22HYP108
10/07/21
Drop 10

2022 Easton Hype USSSA Drop 10
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The 2022 Easton ADV Hype in USSSA is an all player and fields bat that comes in more sizes than any most other brands and models. If you want a drop 5, 8 or 10 in different barrel diameter then you have an option. The drop 5 is only in the 2 5/8 while the drop 8 comes in the 2 3/4. The drop 10 Hypes come in both a 2 3/4 as well as a 2 5/8 version. Sizing ranges from a 27 inch up through a 32. There really is a bat option for every type of player. We like the drop 5 and it can do damage in the right hands. The drop 10 is built with that light swinging gap power type hitter that needs and wants as much barrel per swing weight they can manage.

The 2022 Easton ADV Hype in USSSA is an all player and fields bat that comes in more sizes than any most other brands and models. If you want a drop 5, 8 or 10 in different barrel diameter then you have an option. The drop 5 is only in the 2 5/8 while the drop 8 comes in the 2 3/4. The drop 10 Hypes come in both a 2 3/4 as well as a 2 5/8 version. Sizing ranges from a 27 inch up through a 32. There really is a bat option for every type of player. We like the drop 5 and it can do damage in the right hands. The drop 10 is built with that light swinging gap power type hitter that needs and wants as much barrel per swing weight they can manage. 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: 28, 29, 30, 31-inch
Release Date: October 7, 2021
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106. 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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107. 2022 Techzilla
2 3/4
7.5/10
Anderson
USSSA
YB22ZILLA10If
06/01/21
Drop 8

2022 Anderson Techzilla USSSA Drop 8
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7.5
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B+ MOI
STF+ Stiff
3/5 Relevance
2/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
3/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
5/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: June 1, 2021
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108. 2022 Avenge Pro
2 3/4
8.7/10
Axe
USSSA
YB22ZILLA8
08/01/21
Drop 8

2022 Axe Avenge Pro USSSA Drop 8
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8.7
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B+ MOI
STF- Stiff
4/5 Relevance
4/5 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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109. 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 3/4
Easton
USSSA
JBB22MX12
10/07/21
Drop 12

2022 Easton Maxum Ultra USSSA Drop 12
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5.9
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L MOI
FLX+ Stiff
2/5 Relevance
2/5 Demand
3/5 Ratings
3/5 Tech
4/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
2/5 Resell
Sizing: 25, 26, 27-inch
Release Date: October 7, 2021
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2 3/4
Easton
USSSA
SL22HYP8
10/07/21
Drop 8

2022 Easton Hype USSSA Drop 8
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The 2022 Easton ADV Hype Drop 8 is a 2 3/4 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. Although still a light swinging two-piece composite bat, it is different enough to be considered a measurable change from the 2021 Easton ADV 360. The drop 8 comes in a 2 5/8 (SL22HYP8) with lengths from 29 through 32-inch.

The 2022 Easton ADV Hype Drop 8 is a 2 3/4 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. Although still a light swinging two-piece composite bat, it is different enough to be considered a measurable change from the 2021 Easton ADV 360. The drop 8 comes in a 2 5/8 (SL22HYP8) with lengths from 29 through 32-inch. 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
3/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: 29, 30, 31, 32-inch
Release Date: October 7, 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
True Bats
BBCOR
BB-22-HZR-B-3
10/01/21
Drop 3

2022 True Bats HZRDUS BBCOR
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Few bats compete with DeMarini's The Goods as well as the 2022 True Temper BBCOR HZRDUS. It has similar stiffness, a slight end-load, good barrel size, and excellent player feedback. The familiarity of The Goods gives it the edge in a lot of our head-to-head testing with hitters. But, no doubt, the BBCOR HZRDUS is a legit contender for the best hybrid BBCOR bat for 2022. Hitters who want a primarily stiff feel, reasonably sized barrel, and a slight end load on an alloy barrel might like the HZRDUS---maybe even better than The Goods.

Few bats compete with DeMarini's The Goods as well as the 2022 True Temper BBCOR HZRDUS. It has similar stiffness, a slight end-load, good barrel size, and excellent player feedback. The familiarity of The Goods gives it the edge in a lot of our head-to-head testing with hitters. But, no doubt, the BBCOR HZRDUS is a legit contender for the best hybrid BBCOR bat for 2022. Hitters who want a primarily stiff feel, reasonably sized barrel, and a slight end load on an alloy barrel might like the HZRDUS---maybe even better than The Goods. Full Review

9.3
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B+ MOI
STF- Stiff
4/5 Relevance
4/5 Demand
5/5 Ratings
5/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
5/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: 32, 32, 33, 33, 34-inch
Release Date: October 1, 2021
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2 5/8
Easton
BBCOR
BB22AL
10/07/21
Drop 3
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
STF- Stiff
3/5 Relevance
5/5 Demand
3/5 Ratings
4/5 Tech
4/5 ExitVelo
5/5 Durability
3/5 Resell
Sizing: 30, 31, 32, 33, 34-inch
Release Date: October 7, 2021
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115. 2022 CAT9 Composite Pastime
2 5/8
9.6/10
Marucci
BBCOR
MCBCCP9A
09/15/21
Drop 3

2022 Marucci CAT9 Composite Pastime BBCOR
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Due to limited inventory on Demarini/Slugger bats, we think the Marucci CAT 9 Composite Pastime is as good as anything those other companies make (and apparently can't deliver). The 2022 Pastime has a huge barrel, great feel and top end performance. Even though its way more expensive than what we wished it were, in the world of no budget baseball the 2022 Marucci CAT 9 Composite Pastime is the best.

Due to limited inventory on Demarini/Slugger bats, we think the Marucci CAT 9 Composite Pastime is as good as anything those other companies make (and apparently can't deliver). The 2022 Pastime has a huge barrel, great feel and top end performance. Even though its way more expensive than what we wished it were, in the world of no budget baseball the 2022 Marucci CAT 9 Composite Pastime is the best.

9.6
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
STF Stiff
4/5 Relevance
5/5 Demand
5/5 Ratings
5/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
4/5 Durability
4/5 Resell
Sizing: 31, 32, 33, 34-inch
Release Date: September 15, 2021
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116. 2022 Speed
2 5/8
7.6/10
Easton
BBCOR
BB22SPD
10/07/21
Drop 3

2022 Easton Speed BBCOR
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7.6
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
STF Stiff
4/5 Relevance
3/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
3/5 Tech
4/5 ExitVelo
5/5 Durability
2/5 Resell
Sizing: 30, 31, 32, 33, 34-inch
Release Date: October 7, 2021
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117. 2022 Hot Metal
2 5/8
9.1/10
Mizuno
BBCOR
B22-HOT METAL
07/01/21
Drop 3

2022 Mizuno Hot Metal BBCOR
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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
5/5 Durability
3/5 Resell
Sizing: 31, 32, 33, 34-inch
Release Date: July 1, 2021
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118. 2022 Quantum
2 5/8
7.2/10
Easton
BBCOR
BB22QUAN
10/07/21
Drop 3

2022 Easton Quantum BBCOR
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7.2
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
B MOI
STF Stiff
4/5 Relevance
2/5 Demand
4/5 Ratings
2/5 Tech
4/5 ExitVelo
5/5 Durability
2/5 Resell
Sizing: 31, 32, 33, 34-inch
Release Date: October 7, 2021
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119. 2022 Avenge Pro Hybrd PWR
2 5/8
9/10
Axe
BBCOR
L130JP-PWR
08/01/21
Drop 3

2022 Axe Avenge Pro Hybrd PWR BBCOR
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9
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
STF Stiff
4/5 Relevance
3/5 Demand
5/5 Ratings
5/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
5/5 Durability
3/5 Resell
Sizing: 31, 32, 33, 34-inch
Release Date: August 1, 2021
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120. 2022 Avenge Pro Hybrid
2 5/8
9/10
Axe
BBCOR
L130JP
08/01/21
Drop 3

2022 Axe Avenge Pro Hybrid BBCOR
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9
OVERALL/10
Bat Digest Ratings
L+ MOI
STF Stiff
4/5 Relevance
3/5 Demand
5/5 Ratings
5/5 Tech
5/5 ExitVelo
5/5 Durability
3/5 Resell
Sizing: 31, 32, 33, 34-inch
Release Date: August 1, 2021
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