October 27, 2010
New this week, Easton has released its 2011 line of BBCOR-approved baseball bats.
These baseball bats will be immediately legal for play in both the NCAA and high school. They’ll also be allowed in high school baseball in 2012, when the National Federation of High Schools officially transitions to the BBCOR bat performance standard.
Easton has released four BBCOR-certified baseball bats. They are:
The scoop: Features an IMX composite barrel for an ultra-long sweet spot and stiff handle flex for a powerful swing.
The scoop: New THT100 aluminum alloy barrel provides greater durability and performance. The improved two-piece ConneXion technology optimizes the feel at impact while maximizing energy transfer.
The scoop: Also has the new THT100 alloy, for durability and performance. Has a stiff flex rating for maximum power through the hitting zone.
The scoop: The 7050 Aircraft Alloy construction provides durability and performance at a great price. Pro tack grip.
Related: Browse our entire selection of BBCOR baseball bats.
October 27, 2010
Bases loaded, 2 outs. The batter swings for strike 3 on a pitch that skips past the C and rolls to the back of the screen. After tracking it down, the C throws toward 3rd to try to make a play, but the ball flies into left field. All three runners score, and the batter reaches 2nd. At this point, the 1B calls for the ball and successfully appeals that the batter missed 1st. Do the runs count?
October 25, 2010
Interested in trying out a wood baseball bat?
We made a short video explaining the basics of buying a wood baseball bat.
October 20, 2010
The go-to baseball bat for the nation’s top college players has been re-released for the NCAA’s new bat performance guidelines.
Louisville’s new 2011 Omaha -3 BBCOR Adult Baseball Bat carries the BBCOR certification, which means that it will be legal in the 2011 NCAA spring baseball season. It will also be allowed when the NFHS transitions to BBCOR in 2012.
This bat features a sleek, all-black TPX Omaha graphic.
With more pop than a Pepsi factory and an absolutely enormous sweet spot, the Louisville Omaha features the ST+20 alloy, which has a combined strength and toughness that has tested 20% better than other industry-leading alloys. It makes for a rugged, sturdy baseball bat that can take a pounding.
It also boasts a 31/32″ tapered handle and the patented Pro Cup end cap for great bat speed and performance.
Get it for $199.99 at Baseball Express.