Bat Review: 2019 DeMarini CF Zen Youth Baseball Bats

Posted by on Aug 16, 2018 10:42:46 AM

Bat Review 2019 DeMarini CF Zen youth bats

Fool me once, right?

DeMarini has built a reputation on pushing the envelope, which is best illustrated in their popular CF Zen series being banned multiple times by governing bodies (USSSA Baseball bans DeMarini CF Zen). But, per players, the legal CF Zen baseball bats are worth it. details the two popular 2019 youth baseball bat CF Zen models.

Keep in mind that there are two main divisions of youth baseball -- USA Baseball and USSSA Baseball. Knowing which League your lil' All-Star belongs to is the first step in ensuring they're swinging the correct bat. For more resources on youth bats, CLICK HERE or see the 7 best 2018 youth baseball bats.

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DeMarini CF Zen -5 USSSA Baseball Bat (WTDXCB5-19)

Drop 8 model | Drop 10 model | USSSA Baseball Bats

This youth bat was one of the first 2019 models on the market. After the 2018 model was initially banned, DeMarini took steps to ensure that didn't happen again. As a result, the new Paraflex Plus composite was created. With a perfect amount of temperature and time that goes into each model, this drop 5 baseball bat has the most consistent and powerful barrel in the game. Other key features of the CF Zen USSSA Youth Bat include:

2019 DeMarini CF Zen -5 USSSA Baseball Bat

  • Approved for play in USSSA.
  • 3-Fusion end cap optimizes the sweet spot, sound, and overall strength.
  • 3-Fusion handle technology provides greater flex and feel.
  • Balanced swing weight.
  • Two-piece, composite baseball bat.
DeMarini CF Zen -10 USA Baseball Bat (WTDXUFX19)

2018 model | USA Baseball Bats

One of the most anticipated USA Bats for 2019, the CF Zen delivers a consistently responsive barrel and handle. This translates into a great feeling on contact. A good swing and solid hit start with a balanced bat and good weight distribution, which is why this DeMarini bat uses the 3-Fusion taper design -- this helps to receive a bigger and better sweet spot. Other key features of the CF Zen USA Baseball Youth Bat include:

2019 DeMarini CF Zen -10 USA Baseball Bat

  • Approved for play in USA Baseball.
  • 3-Fusion end cap optimizes the sweet spot by redirecting energy to barrel.
  • 3-Fusion taper for improved weight distribution and better feel.
  • Fantastic flex with premium pop.
  • New Paraflex Plus composite features proprietary design.

DeMarini's CF Zen series is popular for a reason. And both the USA Baseball and USSSA Baseball bats will be in a lot of bat bags during the 2019 season. What do you think? Will you be swinging a CF Zen?

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Topics: Youth Bats, Bat Reviews