The Best Baseball and Fastpitch Bats

Explore our top 2024 baseball and fastpitch bats with our expert reviews, guiding you to your perfect match.

Our extensive journey of data collection, reviews, and tests on baseball and fastpitch bats culminates here. Dive into our updated selections of the industry’s top bats and discover your ideal match. See our 2024 Industry Wide Awards

Industry Awards

We award several different bats through the year, you will see these medallions next to the bats to signify the award.

diamond awards

For the 2024 season, the Diamond level awards represent the highest-quality bats available. These bats excel in critical areas such as feel, feedback, performance, and overall value. They are suitable for a wide range of hitters, making them our most highly recommended choice for players across the league.

gold awards

The Gold Level Awards for 2024 include top-tier bats, gear, and related equipment. Although they may not have the broad appeal of Diamond level bats, they are highly recommended for players seeking specific bat types, swing weights, or feel. These awards are based on availability, player feedback, and accurate field-level testing results measured independently in our lab.

industry awards

At, we collaborate with industry experts to produce high-quality content. Our frequent interactions provide us with valuable insights into the bat industry, which benefits consumers less familiar with this field. Based on our experience, we have identified and grown to trust certain brands for their exceptional performance and reliability. For 2024, we have recognized these brands with our Bat Digest Industry Level awards.