Bat Review: Easton Z-CORE Lock & Load BBCOR Baseball Bat

Posted by JustBats.com on May 24, 2017 2:40:20 PM

Baseball bat technology is constantly changing for the better and Easton continues to stay ahead of the pack. Their commitment to continually pushing the boundaries of innovation and setting the standard when it comes to high-performance equipment is impressive.

As Easton says, "Innovation is the foundation of our success." JustBats believes that's a solid foundation and here is why. Easton is already the number one bat in college baseball, and now they have added a new design to their BBCOR baseball bats: the Z-CORE Load & Load

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Topics: BBCOR Bats, MLB, Bat Reviews, Vendors / Brands

Q&A: Brian Duryea, JustBatReviews.com

Posted by JustBats.com on May 22, 2017 8:19:01 PM

Brian Duryea loves baseball. With seven baseball-loving children, it's not a surprise.

Years ago, while raising kids, traveling the country for his job, and helping coach baseball, he decided to start his own blog. JustBatReviews.com is now one of the largest resources for baseball bat and softball bat reviews on the Internet. Check out JustBats.com's bat reviews.

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Topics: Guest Posts, Profiles, Q&A

How We Broke The Indestructible Baum Bat

Posted by JustBats.com on May 17, 2017 8:32:54 PM

A virtually indestructible bat.

Truth be told, Baum has crafted some of the most durable wood baseball bats due to unique composite wood bats that are engineered under conditions similar to those used to make advanced aerospace products. Years ago, the JustBats.com team decided to put Baum's claim to the test. We tried everything to break the Baum.

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Topics: Wood Bats, JustBats.com Exclusives

Bat Review: 2018 Louisville Slugger MLB Prime America Wood Bat

Posted by JustBats.com on May 16, 2017 8:02:34 AM

The most popular wood bat turning model at the Major League level is Louisville Slugger's C271.

The list of players who use or have used the C271 include Troy Tulowitzki, Trevor Story, Brandon Phillips, and Pedro Alvarez. The reason C271 wood baseball bats are so popular at the pro level is because the bat is easy to swing and balanced, but the way the bat is constructed allows it to be made out of the densest wood available. Because the wood is denser than most, it's also harder and, thus, more durable.

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Topics: Bat Reviews

The Best Bat Ever

Posted by JustBats.com on May 10, 2017 8:37:41 PM

 "The bat that caused BBCOR Certification."

In 2009, the LSU Tigers baseball team won the NCAA College World Series. The team hit 100 homeruns in 2008 and even more in 2009. In fact, Ryan Schimpf led the team with 22 in '09 and three teammates had 10+ homers. Their baseball bat of choice? The Easton Stealth Comp CNT (BCN8) composite baseball bat.

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Topics: BBCOR Bats, Products

Best Baseball Walk-Up Songs By Genre

Posted by JustBats.com on May 8, 2017 4:43:04 PM

There is no better way to get hyped for a big game or your next at-bat than by listening to your favorite song. If you've ever been to an MLB game, you probably noticed the wide variety of different genres and songs each player uses as they strut up to home plate. Everything from rap, country, classic rock, and even mariachi music can be heard as players make their way up to bat. Pump yourself up and jam out to one of these walk-up songs for both baseball and softball.

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Topics: MLB, Lists

Q&A: Kyle Murphy, Rawlings Bat Director

Posted by JustBats.com on May 3, 2017 8:43:49 PM

Kyle Murphy played two seasons in the Texas Rangers' farm system. He hit .194 with zero homeruns.

But, Murphy's stat line doesn't mean he hasn't hit some homers in the baseball industry. After his playing career, he joined Rawlings and is now the Director and Business Unit Lead covering a number of different things. The most important category he operates? Bats.

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Topics: Vendors / Brands, Guest Posts, Profiles, Q&A

Bat Review: 2017 Miken DC-41 Slow Pitch Softball Bat

Posted by JustBats.com on May 1, 2017 2:18:36 PM

Do you know Denny Crine?

For those of you who didn't know, before Crine became a slow pitch softball star, he was drafted in the 7th round by the Chicago White Sox back in 1994. When his baseball career ended, he took his talents to slow pitch softball. As a member of Team USA and a part of Miken Sports, Denny is a legend on the diamond. He has eight World Titles in softball, was awarded the ASA Major MVP trophy back in 2005, and has played all over the world. His statistics and impact on the game of slow pitch will forever be enshrined. Now, let's discuss the bat that has been there right by his side throughout it all, the DC-41. 

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Topics: Slow Pitch Bats, Bat Reviews

6 Life Lessons Baseball Teaches Us

Posted by JustBats.com on Apr 26, 2017 3:09:39 PM

Life lessons are learned in a variety of different ways, but there is no better teacher than America's pastime (besides one's parents, of course). Sports, especially baseball, aren't just for teaching young adults about the fundamentals of a game or how to turn two on defense. Younger athletes are very impressionable, and the sooner they start to learn life's most valuable lessons, the better. Here's how baseball helps.

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Topics: Lists

The Complete Guide Of Wood Bats Manufacturers

Posted by JustBats.com on Apr 24, 2017 4:04:45 PM

America's pastime wouldn't be what it is today without the emergence and production of wood bats by a variety of different companies. Louisville Slugger, Marucci, and more put their talents to work and push the envelope regarding innovation and style. Whether it be ash, maple, birch, hickory, bamboo, or composite materials, there is a bat out there for everyone. To ensure you're not missing out, the team at JustBats has compiled this list of wood bat manufacturers so that you can get as much information as possible before you buy your next bat. 

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Topics: Wood Bats