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9 Best 2017 Youth Big Barrel Baseball Bats

Posted by JustBats.com on Apr 19, 2017 4:38:25 PM

Selecting a baseball bat is difficult. It's why JustBats.com provides the Bat Resource Guide materials, Bat Reviews direct from customers, and--of course--award-winning Customer Coaches.

But, there's a question that tends to be asked a lot around this time, "What are the best 2017 Youth Big Barrel bats?" Nevermind the confusion on whether to call these bats Senior League or Youth Big Barrel. Powered by feedback from coaches, parents, and players, here are the nine (9) best 2017 Youth Big Barrel Baseball Bats.

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Topics: Lists, Youth Big Barrel Bats

Travel Ball Tournament Checklists

Posted by JustBats.com on Apr 17, 2017 9:14:40 PM

Whether you're an experienced travel ball parent or this is your first time taking a trip with the team, the team at JustBats.com has got you covered.

We realize that packing for a weekend trip can be somewhat stressful at times, so we're here to minimize the risk of you forgetting a necessity. We've done this through the creation of the ultimate checklist every player, parent, and coach needs to have while packing. Hopefully, you've got a big bag and an even bigger trunk because there are a lot of essentials needed for a weekend tournament.

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Topics: Lists

Contact Hitter vs. Power Hitter Bats

Posted by JustBats.com on Apr 12, 2017 3:41:44 PM

As a Coach, when it comes time to set your batting order, you need a strategic approach regarding where your contact hitters and where your power hitters should be in the lineup. On the other hand, as a player, you need to take a similar approach when it comes time to choose a baseball bat that is best for your hitting style. 

The JustBats.com team can help determine the differences between contact hitter bats and power hitter bats so that you can make the most informed decision possible. 

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Topics: Uncategorized

2017 DeMarini CF Zen Bat Update

Posted by JustBats.com on Apr 9, 2017 8:44:42 PM

It wasn't a huge surprise when on Thursday, April 6, it became official from DeMarini:

"DeMarini has concluded its youth baseball bat BPF audit for USSSA and the following bats have been officially withdrawn from USSSA baseball play as a result of the audit."

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Topics: Youth Bats, Bat Reviews, Vendors / Brands

7 Best 2017 Wood Bats

Posted by JustBats.com on Apr 5, 2017 4:10:13 PM

What is the best wood bat out there? Is there a wood baseball bat I should know about? What wood bat are you using?

So many questions, when the real question is What are the best 2017 wood baseball bats?

Based on customer feedback, reviews from players, and input from coaches, JustBats.com has compiled the seven (7) best wood bats for 2017. These baseball bats are in no particular order.

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Topics: Wood Bats

The Top 25 Baseball Websites

Posted by JustBats.com on Apr 4, 2017 6:27:36 AM

Sabermetrics, fantasy baseball, and the history of America's pastime can all be found online. The tricky part is finding the best baseball websites with the greatest content around. At JustBats.com we love baseball, so we compiled this comprehensive list of baseball websites on the world wide web. 

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Topics: MLB

Bat Review: Baum Bat AAA Pro Composite Wood Baseball Bat

Posted by JustBats.com on Mar 30, 2017 8:02:34 AM

In the world of composite wood baseball bats, Baum Bats are in a league of their own. The reviews received at JustBats.com have been nothing short of spectacular, to say the least. As the highest rated composite wood bat, the AAA Pro model from Baum is light-years ahead of the competition.

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Topics: Bat Reviews, Wood Bats

Why Buy a Bat Online Versus In-Store?

Posted by JustBats.com on Mar 27, 2017 9:14:12 PM

Have you ever bought a product online versus in-store?

Given the continuing growth of e-commerce, a Pew Research Center study found that nearly 80% of Americans do at least some shopping on the internet, with 43% shopping online "weekly" or "a few times a month." These numbers are expected to rise in the coming years. 

But are buying baseball bats and softball bats online different? Does it make a difference buying online or to hold a bat in your hands? JustBats.com explores the reasons why you should buy your next bat online.

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Topics: JustBats.com Exclusives

10 Best 2017 BBCOR Baseball Bats

Posted by JustBats.com on Mar 22, 2017 9:01:09 PM

With the 2017 season in full swing, the JustBats.com team has had a chance to hear your feedback and read your reviews to determine which BBCOR bats are exceeding expectations. Keep in mind, every player has a personal preference and what may be the best baseball bat for you could be the complete opposite of someone else. Because of this, aluminum, composite, and hybrid BBCOR bats all made the list. Which one is your favorite? 

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Topics: BBCOR Bats, Baseball Bats

Baseball's 12 Best Rituals

Posted by JustBats.com on Mar 21, 2017 8:02:31 AM

Most athletes, if not all, are superstitious to some extent. Baseball players tend to be the most superstitious.

Baseball's rituals and routines are odd, quirky, and even crazy. But, if they help with mental preparation before a game on the biggest stage or the next at bat then they must have some value, right?

The team at JustBats loves baseball, and we watch a lot of games. Through hours upon hours of innings, we've compiled the 12 best pre-game and in-game mannerisms that make up this epic list of baseball rituals. 

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Topics: Lists