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All About Easton Ghost Bats

Posted by JustBats.com on Apr 11, 2018 9:26:42 AM

When Easton introduced its Ghost series in Fall 2017 the results were, umm, scary-good.

So far, 15 bat models have been introduced in the Ghost series -- Easton's MAKO successor. They include the most reviewed (USA Baseball), the highest-scoring (BBCOR), and the most anticipated (Fastpitch) 2018 bats in specific categories. Given the popularity, JustBats.com reviews key features and what players are saying about the Easton Ghost bats.

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Topics: Vendors / Brands

Bat Review: Dirty South Bats

Posted by JustBats.com on Mar 6, 2018 10:17:55 AM

Nestled just outside of Atlanta, Georgia is a town of 14,000+ people that, despite a rich history, isn't well-known. But after launching in 2015, Dirty South Bats is looking to put Winder, Georgia on the map.

Dirty South Bats is a USA bat manufacturer specializing in crafting baseball bats and fastpitch bats. Their differentiator? The company is one of the only composite baseball bats made in America. With all their bats proudly handmade in Barrow County, Georgia, JustBats.com couldn't resist learning more about this unique bat maker.

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Topics: Bat Reviews, Vendors / Brands, Youth Big Barrel Bats

2018 Marucci Metal Bat Guide

Posted by JustBats.com on Feb 12, 2018 4:24:21 PM

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.

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Topics: Vendors / Brands, Industry News

What Makes Axe Bats Different?

Posted by JustBats.com on Jan 15, 2018 1:54:22 PM

Baseball's most cherished aspect is its history. No other American sport lionizes its traditions as much as the national pastime.

And, baseball's systematic war between tradition and change has been a topic in movies, books, and front offices. The tug-of-war even trickles down to baseball tools, as baseball bats hardly ever experience an alteration to the design that was adopted a century ago. But, Baden Sports, who owns Axe Bats, sought to change baseball bats a year ago. JustBats.com examines what makes Axe bats different and what it means.

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Topics: Vendors / Brands

All About Chandler Bats

Posted by JustBats.com on Aug 16, 2017 3:40:30 PM

Aaron Judge. Kris Bryant. Bryce Harper.

40+ professional baseball players swing Chandler Bats baseball bats, and the star power of the previously mentioned MLB players has made the bat industry's gold standard shine a little brighter. So, what makes Chandler Bats so unique? JustBats.com has carried these wood bats for a couple of years, and here's what we've learned.

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Topics: Vendors / Brands

Bat Review: 2018 Marucci F5 Baseball Bat

Posted by JustBats.com on Jul 10, 2017 3:03:17 PM

In March 2017, Marucci filed for a new trademark: F5.

Was it a computer keyboard key? A Battleship move? An aircraft? Or, could it be, Marucci is taking another step to revolutionize the game?

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Topics: Bat Reviews, Vendors / Brands

All About Brett Bros, George Brett's Bat Company

Posted by JustBats.com on Jun 21, 2017 10:37:10 AM

Three batting titles, 13 All-Star games, 3154 hits, and a Hall of Fame career.

Yes, George Brett knows about baseball. And, with a .305 career batting average, he's well-aware of the powers of a quality baseball bat. So much so that in 1998, George and three brothers launched Brett Brothers Bat Company in an effort to produce baseball bats for the baseball player.

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Topics: Vendors / Brands, JustBats.com Exclusives

Bat Review: Easton Z-CORE Lock & Load BBCOR Baseball Bat

Posted by JustBats.com on May 24, 2017 2:40:20 PM

Baseball bat technology is constantly changing for the better and Easton continues to stay ahead of the pack. Their commitment to continually pushing the boundaries of innovation and setting the standard when it comes to high-performance equipment is impressive.

As Easton says, "Innovation is the foundation of our success." JustBats believes that's a solid foundation and here is why. Easton is already the number one bat in college baseball, and now they have added a new design to their BBCOR baseball bats: the Z-CORE Load & Load

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

Q&A: Kyle Murphy, Rawlings Bat Director

Posted by JustBats.com on May 3, 2017 8:43:49 PM

Kyle Murphy played two seasons in the Texas Rangers' farm system. He hit .194 with zero homeruns.

But, Murphy's stat line doesn't mean he hasn't hit some homers in the baseball industry. After his playing career, he joined Rawlings and is now the Director and Business Unit Lead covering a number of different things. The most important category he operates? Bats.

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Topics: Vendors / Brands, Guest Posts, Profiles, Q&A

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