***We will continue to update this page as we learn more information about the Marucci Cat 9. Be sure to check back as we get closer to the 2020 release of Marucci's top bat.***
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.
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Cat got your tongue?
The ever-popular Marucci CAT baseball bat series is growing. That's because Marucci will release the much-anticipated Marucci CAT 8 bats. In June 2018, the vendor will officially release eleven (11) baseball bats two years after the launch of the CAT 7. JustBats.com received some exciting details about the bats, so we wanted to share.
USA Baseball, the national governing body for the sport of baseball in the United States, has announced the first member of their decertified bats list. Effective May 3rd, 2018, USA Baseball has banned the Easton Ghost X (YBB18GX10). Their ban only applies to the 30" / 20 ounce option and the leagues that are affected include AABC, Babe Ruth, Cal Ripken, Dixie Youth, Little League, and PONY Baseball. The 28-29" and 31-32" Easton Ghost X USA Bat lengths are still approved for play and ready to rock.
Since their inception in 2002, Marucci has established themselves as one of the top bat manufacturers.
With a Big League lineup that includes Albert Pujols, Francisco Lindor, and Buster Posey, their advancements in wood bats continue. But, after the introduction of the Marucci CAT5, the company has really made its mark with metal bats. JustBats.com reviews the Marucci metal baseball bats in this helpful guide.
It's a hot summer day and sweat is rolling down your arms onto your hands. The pitcher gets the sign and delivers you a fastball right in your sweet spot and your eyes light up. You get ready to take a big swing, but it is too late, the sweat has reached your hands through your batting gloves and before you know it you whiff and your bat goes flying. How can you prevent this scenario from happening again?
Lizard Skins batting grips have been a popular choice among players at all levels for helping to minimize the exact situation above. Here is an inside look at all you need to know about Lizard Skins bat grips from JustBats.com.
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In July 2016, Performance Sports Group (PSG) announced a restructing of its baseball and softball segment. In doing so, CEO Harlan Kent said, "We believe it is in the best interest of our company, customers and shareholders to streamline our baseball/softball business uner a single infrastructure to better focus our efforts on creating the most innovative products while maximizing our financial results."
When the dust settled, the company that produced the beloved "for players, by players" COMBAT brand was gone.
Congratulations to all of the Major League Baseball players that took home Rawlings Gold Glove awards! Want the same glove pattern that some of the recent slick-fielding, highlight-reel-producing Gold Glovers choose to take to the field? Then this list is for you!