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Best Bats Under $100 In 2018

Posted by JustBats.com on Feb 14, 2018 9:50:00 AM

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Baseball bats and softball bats can be expensive. And for bargain shoppers, there's nothing like finding a good deal on a great bat.

To save time, JustBats.com has compiled the seven (7) best bats under $100 dollars and we've included one option for each category, including BBCOR, USA Bat, USSSA, tee ball, fastpitch, wood, and slow pitch. 

While it is important to find a great deal at a premier price, it is vital to keep in mind personal preferences and league requirements before purchasing a new bat. Use the Bat Coach, check out the bat resource guide, or read real bat reviews to help you make the most informed decision possible. Now, without further delay, let's get started.

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Easton S650 BBCOR Baseball Bat (BB18S650)

Easton's 7050 aircraft alloy is used to masterfully construct this one-piece BBCOR bat into a lightweight, balanced design with extraordinary durability. The engineers behind this model focused on, and accomplished, three things: enhancing overall performance, creating a larger sweet spot, and increasing swing speeds through the zone. Other key features of the 2018 Easton S650 include: 

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Louisville Slugger Omaha 518 -10 USA Baseball Bat (WTLUBO518B10)

"Solid feel and balance. Very good value. You can always trust the Omaha brand."

The Omaha is always a part of the Louisville Slugger baseball lineup and it consistently beats out other brands at a fraction of the cost. With the enforcement of the new USA Bat standard across USA Baseball approved leagues, this drop 10 design has been a home run. Keep an eye out for the black and lime green custom Lizard Skins grip that's guaranteed to provide premium comfort while reducing negative feedback to the bottom hand. Other key features of the 2018 Louisville Slugger Omaha include: 

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Axe Origin -10 Senior League Baseball Bat (L144F)

Are you looking for a reason to make the switch and see what makes Axe Bats different? Besides the fact that the Origin comes with a 30-day risk-free guarantee, the Axe handle is scientifically proven to reduce injuries, enhance comfort, and maximize both bat speed and power. Other key features of the 2018 Axe Origin include: 

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  • 2 5/8 inch barrel diameter
  • End-loaded swing weight
  • Endogrid technology eliminates sting to the hands
  • LP1 alloy barrel is the strongest Axe has ever built
  • USSSA 1.15 BPF certification
Easton Ghost X -13.5 USA Tee Ball Bat (TB18GX135)

Only for use with approved tee balls, the Ghost X is extremely lightweight and recommended for players aged six (6) and under who are just getting started in their playing career. The best thing a tee-ball bat can do is instill confidence in a batter at a young age, and this model is guaranteed to do just that. Easton's X-tended barrel design provides a colossal sweet spot for more plate coverage and a better chance of making contact on the first swing. Other key features of the 2018 Easton Ghost X include: 

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  • 2 1/4 inch barrel diameter
  • One-piece, composite construction
  • Rolled end cap maximizes durability
  • Cushioned and tacky all sports grip
  • USA Baseball certification for AABC, Babe Ruth, Cal Ripken, Dixie, Little League, and Pony approval

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Louisville Slugger Proven -13 Fastpitch Softball Bat (WTLFPPR18A13)

"I'm sure I could find a bat that has better pop, but not at this price. The price point for a composite bat is perfect."

Composite softball bats are becoming the norm in today's fastpitch world and they typically come with a higher price tag. The Proven is recommended for youth players who want a lightweight design that will help increase swing speeds and optimize bat control through the hitting zone. Plus, with a comfortable synthetic bat grip, this model provides a luxurious feel on contact. Other key features of the 2018 Louisville Slugger Proven include: 

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Rawlings VELO Maple Wood Baseball Bat (PA110 Adult)

With a 110 turn model and the streamlined VELO barrel design, this Rawlings wood bat comes with a balanced swing weight that's preferred by contact hitters looking to maximize bat speed. And with a maple wood barrel, the pop on contact is unbeatable. See for yourself:

 

 

Other key features of the PA110 adult wood baseball bat include: 

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  • 1 inch handle diameter
  • 2 1/2 inch barrel diameter
  • Approximate -2 to -3 length to weight ratio
  • Long taper
  • High-quality maple wood construction
Brett Bros. Thunder Bamboo / Maple Wood Slow Pitch Softball Bat (SST500 Black)

The combination of a maple wood barrel with a bamboo core creates the ultimate in pop, performance, and durability. Exclusive to and only available at JustBats.com, the all black Brett Bros Thunder wood slow pitch bat features the ASA certification and Official Softball marks on the barrel. Other key features of the SST500 include: 

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  • 2 1/4 inch barrel diameter
  • Approximate -6 length to weight ratio
  • Free Brett Bros bat grip with the purchase of a new bat
  • Patented BOA fiberglass reinforced handle 
  • Pro cupped end helps improve balance

JustBats Bat Resource Guide

While these are the seven best bats based on customer feedback, there are 300+ baseball bats and softball bats on JustBats.com that are under $100 dollars. Which one is your favorite? Did your bargain bat make the cut? Please leave a comment below telling us which bat you use and why. Or, if you have any specific questions, please give our Customer Coaches a call at 866-321-2287, shoot them an email at support@justbats.com, or click here to live chat. Don't forget, with our 24/7 customer service, we'll be here for you from click to hit! 

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