The wait is over! The new 2020 Louisville Slugger BBCOR lineup has just been released, and we’re here to tell you everything you need to know about these popular bats. Let’s not delay, come learn all about them now.
The College World Series (CWS) is an incredible event. Hosted right in the heart of America at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Nebraska, eight of the best teams in the country battle it out in a double-elimination tournament with the victor being named The National Champion. And while the fortunate few will continue into the professional ranks, most players will not be so lucky. In reality, it very well could be the last time they ever put on the uniform. As a result, the event is loaded with emotion and is showcases baseball at its purest form.
As this year’s College World Series comes to an end, we wanted to provide some insight into the bat selection we saw across the college game. The National Championship (Best of 3) Series pits The Michigan Wolverines against The Vanderbilt Commodores. Both teams swing exclusively DeMarini Bats. However, we also saw Easton, Louisville Slugger, Marucci, and Rawlings models prevalent throughout the entire tournament.
Topics: BBCOR Bats
Effective September 1st, 2019, NCAA, the governing body for college baseball, adopted a rule that effectively bans the use of any primarily white BBCOR bat.
UPDATE on March 2, 2020: According to Iowa Westen CC Head Coach, Marc Rardin, the NJCAA (Governing Body for Junior College Baseball) will NOT allow the use of any white barreled bats for the 2020 season and beyond. We will continue to update this blog as more information is provided to us.
As the calendar has flipped into 2019, it’s time to release JustBats’ 2019 7 Most Popular BBCOR Bat list. A major focus among all of the manufacturers was to perfect the end caps on each model and provide a more refined swing weight for each player. The team here at JustBats.com has received feedback directly from players and coaches to comprise the following list. Did your favorite model make it?
Keep in mind, every player has a personal preference when it comes to the bat they choose to bring up to the plate with them. These baseball bats are in no particular order and include aluminum, composite, and hybrid BBCOR bats.
Weight drop is how some players describe a bat's size. It's the difference between the length of the bat (in inches) and the weight of the bat.
For most collegiate and high school approved baseball bats, the drop weight is almost always 3. As these are popular bats, JustBats.com reviews the five (5) best 2018 drop 3 bats.
Thanks to strong local and influential business folks, as well as a community that embraces the tradition, Omaha, Nebraska has been home to the College World Series since 1950.
Omaha has become synonymous with collegiate baseball. Every June the best college teams compete for the championship, and--recently--bat manufacturers have used the event as a showcase for new baseball bats. JustBats.com has taken note, so here are six (6) baseball bats seen at the 2018 College World Series that have us excited.
Topics: BBCOR Bats
No hype, just performance, power, and pop. That's what players, parents, and coaches have come to expect from Anderson baseball bats. Since 1996, the Anderson Bat Company has flown under the radar and prides themselves on providing an experience unlike any other.
When USA Baseball, the national governing body for the sport of baseball in the United States, adopted the USABat Standard, it created a lot of questions.
With the new youth baseball standard officially in place, there have been a few changes recently. Namely, JustBats.com answers whether BBCOR bats are allowed in USA Baseball and Little League divisions.
A new year equals new bats. For the 2018 season, bat manufacturers have buckled down and refined their technology, materials, and cosmetics to create some of history's best BBCOR bats. The JustBats.com team has had a chance to gather player feedback, read your reviews, and see firsthand which 2018 BBCOR baseball bats are exceeding expectations.
Following is a detailed list and buying guide of the top ten (10) rated and highest reviewed BBCOR bats for 2018. Did yours make the cut?
When Marucci introduced its famous CAT baseball bat series, they named it after hurricane categories. And the popularity of the CAT 5, CAT 6, and CAT 7 bats have wreaked havoc on plenty of baseball diamonds.
So, for the 2018 season, Marucci opted to name their new series after nature's most violent storms: an F5 tornado. Much like the CAT series, the Marucci F5 has taken the baseball world by...umm...storm. But, what's the difference between the two popular Marucci bat series? JustBats.com dives into the storms to deliver some clarity.
Topics: BBCOR Bats