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7 Best 2018 Slow Pitch Softball Bats

Posted by JustBats.com on Feb 7, 2018 10:45:27 AM

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JustBats.com has collected player and customer feedback regarding 2018 Slow Pitch softball bats (read customer reviews here). Along with first-hand knowledge, we've assembled the best 2018 Slow Pitch bats listed with key features to allow you to see the bats that can punch your ticket to Dinger City.

Check out the best 2017 Slow Pitch bats. For 2018, the following seven (7) models were voted the best 2018 slow pitch softball bats.

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Miken DC-41 SuperMax USSSA Slow Pitch Bat (MDC17U)

Fun fact -- USA softball legend Denny Crine once beat Jose Canseco in a home run-hitting contest. Not surprisingly, Denny Crine's signature softball bat model provides mass behind the swing and extreme distances on contact. The Miken DC-41 SuperMax is a two-piece, fuly composite softball bat that is made in the United States and composed of the revolutionary and innovative 100 Comp formula. This material utilizes 1005 premium aerospace grade carbon fibers to ensure optimal performance and season-after-season durability. Other key features of the Miken DC-41 SuperMax USSSA bat include:

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  • Approved for play in USSSA, NSA, and ISA.
  • Two-piece, composite softball bat.
  • SuperMax full ounce end load provides maximum power.
  • Flex 2 Power (F2P) technology optimizes flex and barrel loading to maximize speed through the zone.
  • Read this detailed review on Miken DC-41 bats.
DeMarini Flipper OG ASA Slow Pitch Bat (WTDXFLS)

Want a balanced slow pitch bat? This DeMarini Flipper model provides a balanced swing weight. The Flipper OG employs a half and half, two-piece, balanced construction, but it's the 100% composite barrel and the ZnX alloy handle that increases stiffness and durability by offering less flex that maximizes results. Tremendous trampoline effect and smooth feel on contact is a DeMarini hallmark, and this bat has both. Other key features of the DeMarini Flipper OG ASA bat include:

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  • Approved for play in ASA and non-linear USA Softball.
  • Two-piece, hybrid softball bat.
  • ZnX alloy handle creates stiffness at contact with less flex and more force.
  • Balanced swing weight and hot out of the wrapper performance.
  • Divergence Composite Barrel creates a smooth feel with maximum pop.
Easton Ghost Double Barrel ASA Slow Pitch Bat (SP18GH)

Boo! It's scary how much Easton's Ghost Double Barrel bat guarantees an incredible sound off the barrel thanks to the Xtra Tough Resin Matrix (XTX). Since it's designed specifically for softer ASA softballs, this slow pitch bat combines an inner and an outer barrel to deliver the lowest allowable certified compression at 750 PSI. Just below the barrel is the tried-and-true ConneXion+ technology that has been redesigned, but still guarantees best-in-class feel. Other key features of the Easton Ghost Double Barrel ASA bat include:

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  • Approved for play in ASA and ISF.
  • Two-piece, composite softball bat.
  • Full double barrel design from Connexion to end cap.
  • Patented 2-piece CONNEXION+ technology offers best-in-class feel.
  • Balanced swing weight.
Miken Freak 23 Maxload USSSA Slow Pitch Bat (MFK23U)

If the blue, neon yellow design doesn't catch your eye, then the freakish power of this softball bat will. The signature softball bat of USSSA MVP Kyle Pearson, the Miken Freak 23 Slow Pitch bat is made for players who prefer more mass behind their swing and extreme distances on contact. This model is a two-piece, fully composite model and is manufacturered with pride in the United States by Miken Sports. Other key features of the Miken Freak 23 Maxload USSSA bat include:

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  • Approved for play in USSSA, NSA, and ISA.
  • Two-piece, composite softball bat.
  • Flex 2 Power (F2P) technology optimizes flex and barrel loading to maximize speed through the zone.
  • Revolutionary 100 COMP utilizes 100% premium aerospace grade fibers to deliver legendeary performance and durability.
  • Maxload 1/2 ounce end load provides elite power.
Worth Legit XXL USSSA Slow Pitch Bat (WPURCU)

Worth is a well-known commodity in the slow pitch realm. For 2018, they continue their longstanding legacy with the Legit series that includes five signature softball bats. This Andy Purcell signature model stands out, not just because of its neon yellow and green colorway, but because the extreme power. The two-piece composite construction combines with 220+ Advantage to ensure a larger hitting surface, a massive sweet spot, and optimal performance over the entire 360-degree rotation of the barrel. Other key features of the Worth Legit XXL USSSA bat include:

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  • Approved for play in USSSA, NSA, and ISA.
  • Two-piece, composite softball bat.
  • CF100 uses a 100% carbon fiber barrel for unbelievable durability.
  • Recommended for players that prefer heavier swing weights.
  • Flex 50 technology delivers an ultra thin handle with unmatched whip.
DeMarini Juggy OVL ASA Slow Pitch Bat (WTDXNT4)

Gettin' Juggy wit it, that's it. A half and half, two-piece, end loaded construction makes the DeMarini Juggy OVL dance-worthy, especially when combined with a 2X stacked double wall barrel construction. The 3Fusion handle is a streamlined, elegant technology that helps not only reduce vibration in the hands, but it redirects negative energy back into the barrel for more ball flight during every at-bat. Other key features of the DeMarini Juggy OVL ASA bat include:

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  • Approved for play in ASA only.
  • Two-piece, 100% composite softball bat.
  • End loaded swing weight.
  • 3Fusion Handle eliminates vibration and transforms negative energy into more power.
  • 12 inch barrel length with a huge sweet spot.
Miken Vicious ASA / USSSA Slow Pitch Bat (MPV18T)

Exclusively sold on JustBats.com, the Miken Vicious is in a world of its own. This model is for players who are in more restrictive leagues that need a multi-wall barrel, all aluminum design. The E-Flex 700 alloy is used during the manufacturing process to guarantee hot out of the wrapper performance, resilient durability, and thinner barrel walls fro an optimized pop at the plate and more distance on contact. Other key features of the Miken Vicious ASA / USSSA bat include:

  • Approved for play in ASA, USSSA, NSA, and ISA.
  • Two-piece, alloy softball bat.
  • Balanced swing weight with standard knob.
  • Custom Miken bat grip enhances comfort.
  • 100% e-flex 700 aluminum construction offers tremendous durability.

What do you think? Have you swung any of these Slow Pitch models? Leave a comment below and let us know.

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