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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

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"DeMarini has concluded its youth baseball bat BPF audit for USSSA and the following bats have been officially withdrawn from USSSA baseball play as a result of the audit."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

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

Bat Review: 2017 Worth Triple Crown XL Slow Pitch Softball Bat

Posted by JustBats.com on Mar 8, 2017 4:33:20 PM

FactWorth sponsors the only two players in history to be awarded the Triple Crown for slow pitch softball.

In 2004, Jeff Hall was the first player to receive the award, and then Greg Connell was the second winning it in back-to-back years from 2015 to 2016. While this slow pitch bat was created in remembrance of Connell's more recent Triple Crown awards, it is considered both Greg Connell and Jeff Hall's signature bat. The bat combines Worth's innovative technologies with classic cosmetics and is best utilized with the use of a Classic M Extreme softball. 

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Topics: Slow Pitch Bats, Bat Reviews, Vendors / Brands

Bat Review: 2017 Victus ProPACT DP15A Wood Baseball Bat

Posted by JustBats.com on Feb 13, 2017 4:25:59 PM

Since the middle of the 2015 MLB season, a collaboration between Victus Sports and AXE Bat has been making headlines in the relatively unchanging world of wood baseball bat technology. The combination of the injury-reducing potential of the patented AXE Handle with Victus’ pro-grade wood and expert craftsmanship has drawn the attention of some of the game’s best players including Giancarlo Stanton, Hanley Ramirez, and Mookie Betts.

But in this post, we’ll be taking a look at the signature model of the man that first put this innovative handle design on the map: Red Sox superstar Dustin Pedroia.

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Topics: Bat Reviews, Wood Bats, Vendors / Brands

Bat Review: 2015 Easton XL1 Baseball Bat

Posted by JustBats.com on Feb 8, 2017 9:14:20 PM

Who remembers that bright orange Easton XL1? Do you know what happened to the Easton XL1? Why is Easton no longer producing that beast of a bat? Back in 2015, a lot of players took this bat to the plate and are now feeling nostalgic, so they want it back. JustBats is here to answer all of your XL1 questions and more! 

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Topics: Bat Reviews, Baseball Bats

Bat Review: Easton Stealth Flex Fastpitch Softball Bat

Posted by JustBats.com on Jan 24, 2017 8:02:37 AM

One of the most overlooked Fastpitch softball bats in the industry is the 2017 Easton Stealth Flex. JustBats believes that this is because the Stealth Flex is relatively new to the game. This remarkable model is a remake of the legendary, original Stealth that Easton has brought back with new technologies and upgraded cosmetics for an excellent looking design with powerful performance.

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Topics: Bat Reviews, Fastpitch Bats, Softball Bats, Vendors / Brands

Bat Review: Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Youth Baseball Bat

Posted by JustBats.com on Nov 23, 2016 8:01:22 AM

There's something to be said for being popular. Everyone loves you, you get the most votes, pats on the back, medals, and adoring fans. Popularity is okay. Marucci's Chase Utley maple wood youth baseball bat (CU26YB) knows everything about being popular.

Marucci baseball bats are 100% handmade or turned in small batches from an original design, then finished and detailed by hand. This craftsmanship has been noted by professional players, such as Andrew McCutchen and Albert Pujols, who have allowed Marucci to use their game-day wood baseball bat designs. Of course, so has Chase Utley.

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Topics: MLB, Bat Reviews, Wood Bats, Baseball Bats

Bat Spotlight: 2017 Rawlings VELO BBCOR Baseball Bat

Posted by JustBats.com on Oct 27, 2016 8:03:54 AM

Due to their popular baseball gloves, Rawlings is unfairly pegged as a baseball glove company. Oh, but the times, they are a changing.

Now, Rawlings is garnering praise for their baseball bats. For 2017, Rawlings has introduced the VELO BBCOR baseball bat (BB7V). With the BBCOR model, the Rawlings VELO features an extreme balance, explosive swing speed, and enhanced pop. And while the 2016 Rawlings VELO (BBRV3) is well regarded, the 2017 version maximizes the ping sound and introduces new features that players have already enjoyed.

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Topics: BBCOR Bats, Bat Reviews, Baseball Bats

Bat Spotlight: Louisville Slugger Solo 617

Posted by JustBats.com on Sep 29, 2016 8:24:13 AM

The buzz around Louisville Slugger's latest addition to their BBCOR lineup is justified, trust us. The rumors that last season's Select 716 is being replaced are, in fact, true. But only because Louisville Slugger is releasing the Solo 617

JustBats explains why Louisville Slugger decided on the change and what the Solo 617 will entail.

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