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Bat Digest - The Podcast

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Weekly episodes on all things bats (new and old). We are independent bat reviewers that run the site batdigest.com and share much of what we learn from our data collection on this podcast.
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47: Revisiting Axe Bats
We replay an oldie but a goodie with Trevor from Axe bats. Great time to get some insights as to why an oval handle makes more sense than you might initially think. Here is our 47th episode of Bat Digest - The Podcast. It's our ranting and raving episode. If you like complaining about the bat industry, here it is. Support us directly for as low as $0.99 a month here. We cover a lot here with 9 questions from listeners. Have a bat-related question? Send us a line at batdigest.com/advice and we will answer it on our weekly Mound Visit. Buy the book: https://amzn.to/34Jm90o Affiliate Links - Support Through Purchases Amazon Bats: https://amzn.to/3uuBz3H Dicks Sporting Goods: https://icks-sporting-goods.ryvx.net/1Kzzg DeMarini: https://wilson.aqpq.net/rnex4D Slugger: https://wilson.aqpq.net/P0YZjR JustBats: https://bit.ly/3pESoGN eBay: https://ebay.us/BRVBQt
26:08
May 10, 2022
46: Mound Visit (CF, Alloy or Composite for USSSA, And More)
Here is our 46th episode of Bat Digest - The Podcast. We talk bats, USSSA, BBCOR options and so much more Support us directly for as low as $0.99 a month here. We cover a lot here with 9 questions from listeners. Have a bat-related question? Send us a line at batdigest.com/advice and we will answer it on our weekly Mound Visit. Buy the book: https://amzn.to/34Jm90o Affiliate Links - Support Through Purchases Amazon Bats: https://amzn.to/3uuBz3H Dicks Sporting Goods: https://icks-sporting-goods.ryvx.net/1Kzzg DeMarini: https://wilson.aqpq.net/rnex4D Slugger: https://wilson.aqpq.net/P0YZjR JustBats: https://bit.ly/3pESoGN eBay: https://ebay.us/BRVBQt
22:04
May 03, 2022
45: Bat Digest - Podcast: Homewood Bats Todd Pals Talks Wood Bats
We cover all types of fun things here including why the ink dot test, how wood bats (maple, birch, ash, beech) might be different and what is it like trying to convince an MLB guy to use your bats. Here is our 45th episode of Bat Digest - The Podcast. Support us directly for as low as $0.99 a month here. We cover a lot here with 9 questions from listeners. Have a bat-related question? Send us a line at batdigest.com/advice and we will answer it on our weekly Mound Visit. Buy the book: https://amzn.to/34Jm90o Affiliate Links - Support Through Purchases Amazon Bats: https://amzn.to/3uuBz3H Dicks Sporting Goods: https://icks-sporting-goods.ryvx.net/1Kzzg DeMarini: https://wilson.aqpq.net/rnex4D Slugger: https://wilson.aqpq.net/P0YZjR JustBats: https://bit.ly/3pESoGN eBay: https://ebay.us/BRVBQt
30:41
April 26, 2022
44: Mound Visit (Swing Speeds, USA, Grip Thickness)
Here is our 44th episode of Bat Digest - The Podcast. It's a mound visit where we take your questions. Today we discuss bat speeds, grip thicknesses and BBCOR fitting. Support us directly for as low as $0.99 a month here. We cover a lot here with 9 questions from listeners. Have a bat-related question? Send us a line at batdigest.com/advice and we will answer it on our weekly Mound Visit. Buy the book: https://amzn.to/34Jm90o Affiliate Links - Support Through Purchases Amazon Bats: https://amzn.to/3uuBz3H Dicks Sporting Goods: https://icks-sporting-goods.ryvx.net/1Kzzg DeMarini: https://wilson.aqpq.net/rnex4D Slugger: https://wilson.aqpq.net/P0YZjR JustBats: https://bit.ly/3pESoGN eBay: https://ebay.us/BRVBQt
14:15
April 19, 2022
43: Mound Visit - Over Under Training, Wood, Threat, USA, CF, Missile 2 and More.
Here is our 43rd episode of Bat Digest - The Podcast. It's our ranting and raving episode. If you like complaining about the bat industry, here it is. Support us directly for as low as $0.99 a month here. We cover a lot here with 9 questions from listeners. Have a bat-related question? Send us a line at batdigest.com/advice and we will answer it on our weekly Mound Visit. Buy the book: https://amzn.to/34Jm90o Affiliate Links - Support Through Purchases Amazon Bats: https://amzn.to/3uuBz3H Dicks Sporting Goods: https://icks-sporting-goods.ryvx.net/1Kzzg DeMarini: https://wilson.aqpq.net/rnex4D Slugger: https://wilson.aqpq.net/P0YZjR JustBats: https://bit.ly/3pESoGN eBay: https://ebay.us/BRVBQt
30:53
April 12, 2022
42: The Rub (Rant #1)
Here is our 42nd episode of Bat Digest - The Podcast. It's our ranting and raving episode. If you like complaining about the bat industry, here it is. Support us directly for as low as $0.99 a month here. We cover a lot here with 9 questions from listeners. Have a bat-related question? Send us a line at batdigest.com/advice and we will answer it on our weekly Mound Visit. Buy the book: https://amzn.to/34Jm90o Affiliate Links - Support Through Purchases Amazon Bats: https://amzn.to/3uuBz3H Dicks Sporting Goods: https://icks-sporting-goods.ryvx.net/1Kzzg DeMarini: https://wilson.aqpq.net/rnex4D Slugger: https://wilson.aqpq.net/P0YZjR JustBats: https://bit.ly/3pESoGN eBay: https://ebay.us/BRVBQt
14:46
April 05, 2022
41: Mound Visit: Sweet Spots, Half Inch Sizes and More
Here is our 41st episode of Bat Digest - The Podcast. Support us directly for as low as $0.99 a month here. We cover a lot here with 9 questions from listeners. Have a bat-related question? Send us a line at batdigest.com/advice and we will answer it on our weekly Mound Visit. Buy the book: https://amzn.to/34Jm90o Affiliate Links - Support Through Purchases Amazon Bats: https://amzn.to/3uuBz3H Dicks Sporting Goods: https://icks-sporting-goods.ryvx.net/1Kzzg DeMarini: https://wilson.aqpq.net/rnex4D Slugger: https://wilson.aqpq.net/P0YZjR JustBats: https://bit.ly/3pESoGN eBay: https://ebay.us/BRVBQt
36:01
March 29, 2022
40: Mound Visit - BBCOR, Voodoo Balanced, Demarini CF and More
Here is our 40th episode of Bat Digest - The Podcast. We cover a lot here with 8 questions from listeners. Have a bat-related question? Send us a line at batdigest.com/advice and we will answer it on our weekly Mound Visit. Buy the book: https://amzn.to/34Jm90o Affiliate Links Amazon Bats: https://amzn.to/3uuBz3H Dicks Sporting Goods: https://icks-sporting-goods.ryvx.net/1Kzzg DeMarini: https://wilson.aqpq.net/rnex4D Slugger: https://wilson.aqpq.net/P0YZjR JustBats: https://bit.ly/3pESoGN eBay: https://ebay.us/BRVBQt
25:45
March 22, 2022
39: Mound Visit - 2012 to 2016 BBCOR, Mislabelled Drop 5s, To Goods or not To Goods
Here is our 39th episode of Bat Digest - The Podcast. We cover 2012 to 2016 BBCOR bats, Mislabled Drop 5s, and so much more. Have a bat related question? Send us a line at batdigest.com/advice and we will answer it on our weekly Mound Visit. Buy the book: https://amzn.to/34Jm90o Affiliate Links Amazon Bats: https://amzn.to/3uuBz3H Dicks Sporting Goods: https://icks-sporting-goods.ryvx.net/1Kzzg DeMarini: https://wilson.aqpq.net/rnex4D Slugger: https://wilson.aqpq.net/P0YZjR JustBats: https://bit.ly/3pESoGN eBay: https://ebay.us/BRVBQt
30:16
March 15, 2022
38: Liam Mucklow with Marucci's Baseball Performance Lab
Here is our 38th episode of Bat Digest - The Podcast. Liam Mucklow discusses Marucci's Bat Lab. Have a bat related question? Send us a line at batdigest.com/advice and we will answer it on our weekly Mound Visit. Buy the book: https://amzn.to/34Jm90o Affiliate Links Amazon Bats: https://amzn.to/3uuBz3H Dicks Sporting Goods: https://icks-sporting-goods.ryvx.net/1Kzzg DeMarini: https://wilson.aqpq.net/rnex4D Slugger: https://wilson.aqpq.net/P0YZjR JustBats: https://bit.ly/3pESoGN eBay: https://ebay.us/BRVBQt
17:55
March 11, 2022
37: Mound Visit - String King, Freshman Fastpitch, 7U Big Hitters and More
Here is our 37th episode of Bat Digest - The Podcast. We cover String King, Freshman Fastpich questions, 7u big hitters, buying the right league and so much more. Have a bat related question? Send us a line at batdigest.com/advice and we will answer it on our weekly Mound Visit. Buy the book: https://amzn.to/34Jm90o Affiliate Links Amazon Bats: https://amzn.to/3uuBz3H Dicks Sporting Goods: https://icks-sporting-goods.ryvx.net/1Kzzg DeMarini: https://wilson.aqpq.net/rnex4D Slugger: https://wilson.aqpq.net/P0YZjR JustBats: https://bit.ly/3pESoGN eBay: https://ebay.us/BRVBQt
30:53
March 08, 2022
36: Closeout Bats and Bat Digest
Here is our 36th Episode off Bat Digest the Podcast.  Today we take some time with Mad Max from closeout bats.com Have a bat related question? Send us a line at batdigest.com/advice and we will answer it on our weekly Mound Visit. Buy the book: https://amzn.to/34Jm90o Affiliate Links Amazon Bats: https://amzn.to/3uuBz3H Dicks Sporting Goods: https://icks-sporting-goods.ryvx.net/1Kzzg DeMarini: https://wilson.aqpq.net/rnex4D Slugger: https://wilson.aqpq.net/P0YZjR JustBats: https://bit.ly/3pESoGN eBay: https://ebay.us/BRVBQt
34:18
March 04, 2022
35: Mound Visit - Cold Weather Bats and Rolling
Here is our 35th episode of Bat Digest - The Podcast. We cover cold weather bats, the meta, the bats in stock and rolling and shaving. Have a bat related question? Send us a line at batdigest.com/advice and we will answer it on our weekly Mound Visit. Buy the book: https://amzn.to/34Jm90o Affiliate Links Amazon Bats: https://amzn.to/3uuBz3H Dicks Sporting Goods: https://icks-sporting-goods.ryvx.net/1Kzzg DeMarini: https://wilson.aqpq.net/rnex4D Slugger: https://wilson.aqpq.net/P0YZjR JustBats: https://bit.ly/3pESoGN eBay: https://ebay.us/BRVBQt
31:06
March 01, 2022
34: Just Bats and Bat Digest
Check Sluggers Science Lab here: https://sluggerscience.com Here is our 32nd episode of Bat Digest - The Podcast. Discussing the details of the new Louisivlle Slugger Hitting Science Center with Chad Miller and Jake Miener Have a bat related question? Send us a line at batdigest.com/advice and we will answer it on our weekly Mound Visit. Buy the book: https://amzn.to/34Jm90o Affiliate Links Amazon Bats: https://amzn.to/3uuBz3H Dicks Sporting Goods: https://icks-sporting-goods.ryvx.net/1Kzzg DeMarini: https://wilson.aqpq.net/rnex4D Slugger: https://wilson.aqpq.net/P0YZjR JustBats: https://bit.ly/3pESoGN eBay: https://ebay.us/BRVBQt
22:50
February 26, 2022
33: Bat Digest - Mound Visit: 47-Inch Bats, B+, Revist the Nuke
Here is our 33rd episode of Bat Digest - The Podcast. Answering your questions.... Have a bat related question? Send us a line at batdigest.com/advice and we will answer it on our weekly Mound Visit. Buy the book: https://amzn.to/34Jm90o Affiliate Links Amazon Bats: https://amzn.to/3uuBz3H Dicks Sporting Goods: https://icks-sporting-goods.ryvx.net/1Kzzg DeMarini: https://wilson.aqpq.net/rnex4D Slugger: https://wilson.aqpq.net/P0YZjR JustBats: https://bit.ly/3pESoGN eBay: https://ebay.us/BRVBQt
25:20
February 22, 2022
32: Louisville Slugger Hitting Science Center with Chad Miller and Jake Misener
Check Sluggers Science Lab here: https://sluggerscience.com Here is our 32nd episode of Bat Digest - The Podcast. Discussing the details of the new Louisivlle Slugger Hitting Science Center with Chad Miller and Jake Miener Have a bat related question? Send us a line at batdigest.com/advice and we will answer it on our weekly Mound Visit. Buy the book: https://amzn.to/34Jm90o Affiliate Links Amazon Bats: https://amzn.to/3uuBz3H Dicks Sporting Goods: https://icks-sporting-goods.ryvx.net/1Kzzg DeMarini: https://wilson.aqpq.net/rnex4D Slugger: https://wilson.aqpq.net/P0YZjR JustBats: https://bit.ly/3pESoGN eBay: https://ebay.us/BRVBQt
24:53
February 18, 2022
31: Mound Visit - Where's Dirty South, Multi Sport Athletes and Even More BBCOR Transition Bats
Here is our 31st episode of Bat Digest - The Podcast. Multi Sport Athletes, Where are Dirty South Bats and More BBCOR Transitions. Have a bat related question? Send us a line at batdigest.com/advice and we will answer it on our weekly Mound Visit. Buy the book: https://amzn.to/34Jm90o Affiliate Links Amazon Bats: https://amzn.to/3uuBz3H Dicks Sporting Goods: https://icks-sporting-goods.ryvx.net/1Kzzg DeMarini: https://wilson.aqpq.net/rnex4D Slugger: https://wilson.aqpq.net/P0YZjR JustBats: https://bit.ly/3pESoGN eBay: https://ebay.us/BRVBQt
18:50
February 15, 2022
30: The Book on Bat Fitting
Who wrote the book on Bat Fitting? Well, considering it's the only one, I'd guess that'd be us. Here's a promo look with some exclusive chapters on our 2022 book: Bat Digest, The Independent Bat Buyer's Guide. Buy the book: https://amzn.to/34Jm90o Affiliate Links Amazon Bats: https://amzn.to/3uuBz3H Dicks Sporting Goods: https://icks-sporting-goods.ryvx.net/1Kzzg DeMarini: https://wilson.aqpq.net/rnex4D Slugger: https://wilson.aqpq.net/P0YZjR JustBats: https://bit.ly/3pESoGN eBay: https://ebay.us/BRVBQt Have a bat related question? Send us a line at batdigest.com/advice and we will answer it on our weekly Mound Visit.
15:31
February 11, 2022
29: Mound Visit - We're Back, 2022 Exit Speeds, 165 Pound 12 Year Olds
Here is our 29th episode of Bat Digest - The Podcast. Have a bat related question? Send us a line at batdigest.com/advice and we will answer it on our weekly Mound Visit. Buy the book: https://amzn.to/34Jm90o Affiliate Links Amazon Bats: https://amzn.to/3uuBz3H Dicks Sporting Goods: https://icks-sporting-goods.ryvx.net/1Kzzg DeMarini: https://wilson.aqpq.net/rnex4D Slugger: https://wilson.aqpq.net/P0YZjR JustBats: https://bit.ly/3pESoGN eBay: https://ebay.us/BRVBQt
28:21
February 08, 2022
28: Mound Visit: BBCOR Transitions, 13U Bats and a Is there anything more durable/hot than the Easton Ghost
Have a bat related question? Send us a line at batdigest.com/advice and we will answer it on our weekly Mound Visit podcast episode. Buy the book: https://amzn.to/34Jm90o Affiliate Links Amazon Bats: https://amzn.to/3uuBz3H Dicks Sporting Goods: https://icks-sporting-goods.ryvx.net/1Kzzg DeMarini: https://wilson.aqpq.net/rnex4D Slugger: https://wilson.aqpq.net/P0YZjR JustBats: https://bit.ly/3pESoGN eBay: https://ebay.us/BRVBQt
29:27
December 14, 2021
27: Mound Visit: Cheap Wood Bats, Alloy Winter Bat, CAT 9 vs Solo, Cam Wood Training, B+ MOI, Beast Speed Swing Weight Check
We discuss a lot of questions today including good cheap wood bats, what to do for an alloy barrel in the winter, the CAT 9 vs the Solo in a drop 5, our take on CamWood bats, What we mean by B+ MOI and a 2019 Easton Beast Speed Swing Weight Check. Have a bat related question? Send us a line at batdigest.com/advice and we will answer it on our weekly Mound Visit podcast episode. Buy the book: https://amzn.to/34Jm90o Affiliate Links Amazon Bats: https://amzn.to/3uuBz3H Dicks Sporting Goods: https://icks-sporting-goods.ryvx.net/1Kzzg DeMarini: https://wilson.aqpq.net/rnex4D Slugger: https://wilson.aqpq.net/P0YZjR JustBats: https://bit.ly/3pESoGN eBay: https://ebay.us/BRVBQt
26:59
December 07, 2021
26: The 10 Best Gifts of Baseball Present: Gift Ideas for the Parent, Player and Friend
We talk about the 10 best gifts of baseball and fast pitch in this episode of Bat Digest The Podcast. See our website version of a list of baseball gifts here. Here's our list: 10. A bat or a glove. The A2000 is likely our favorite. (See here). 9. One Shot at Forever. 8. Cooling Gloves - Read the Study Details here. 7. Bating Gloves 6. MLB Hat 5. Sliding Glove 4. Bat Sensor 3. Bat Bag from Boombah 2. Sunglasses. Or check out the Harbor Freight ones we were talking about here. 1b. Pocket Radar 1a. The Baseball 100 Have a bat related question? Send us a line at batdigest.com/advice and we will answer it on our weekly Mound Visit podcast episode. Buy the book: https://amzn.to/34Jm90o Affiliate Links Amazon Bats: https://amzn.to/3uuBz3H Dicks Sporting Goods: https://icks-sporting-goods.ryvx.net/1Kzzg DeMarini: https://wilson.aqpq.net/rnex4D Slugger: https://wilson.aqpq.net/P0YZjR JustBats: https://bit.ly/3pESoGN eBay: https://ebay.us/BRVBQt
21:01
December 03, 2021
25: Mound Visit: Winter Wood Bats, Best Bats for a Junior, Why USSSA have more Hype, Drop 5 USA Bats, 12 to 13U Transition Bat
We have a lot to discuss in these 6 questions from the Mound Visit today. Have a bat related question? Send us a line at batdigest.com/advice and we will answer it on our weekly Mound Visit podcast episode. Buy the book: https://amzn.to/34Jm90o Affiliate Links Amazon Bats: https://amzn.to/3uuBz3H Dicks Sporting Goods: https://icks-sporting-goods.ryvx.net/1Kzzg DeMarini: https://wilson.aqpq.net/rnex4D Slugger: https://wilson.aqpq.net/P0YZjR JustBats: https://bit.ly/3pESoGN eBay: https://ebay.us/BRVBQt
25:57
November 30, 2021
24. Mound Visit: Speed vs Weight, DeMarini Voucher, 13U Bat Fitting for Winter, Baum vs Brett Bros
Today we take a look at a few reader questions as we slide into the 2021 Holiday season and Black Friday. Big wins across the board as we talk the importance of swing speed vs swing weight, what to do with a DeMarini Voucher, how to fit a bat for a 13 year old and what we'd do between a Baum bat and a Brett Bros bat. Have a bat related question? Send us a line at batdigest.com/advice and we will answer it on our weekly Mound Visit podcast episode. Buy the book: https://amzn.to/34Jm90o Affiliate Links Amazon Bats: https://amzn.to/3uuBz3H Dicks Sporting Goods: https://icks-sporting-goods.ryvx.net/1Kzzg DeMarini: https://wilson.aqpq.net/rnex4D Slugger: https://wilson.aqpq.net/P0YZjR JustBats: https://bit.ly/3pESoGN eBay: https://ebay.us/BRVBQt
22:44
November 23, 2021
23: Enrique Celedon on True Temper Bats: HZRDUS, RAKE, BBCOR and USSSA, 2022 Deals and Things to Watch
We discuss True Temper Bats with Enrique Celedon, Sr. Director of Global Sales for the baseball division of True Sports. We talk BBCOR HZRDUS, Imported Bats, the new RAKE, USSSA and a host of other challenges that face a young and budding bat company in the face of serious competition. Have a bat related question? Send us a line at batdigest.com/advice and we will answer it on our weekly Mound Visit podcast episode. Buy the book: https://amzn.to/34Jm90o Affiliate Links Amazon Bats: https://amzn.to/3uuBz3H Dicks Sporting Goods: https://icks-sporting-goods.ryvx.net/1Kzzg JustBats: https://bit.ly/3pESoGN eBay: https://ebay.us/BRVBQt
26:05
November 19, 2021
22. Mound Visit: How Long Until Composite Wears Out, 2018 Quatro, BBCOR Transitions, Same Bat for 3 Years, Where are the USA Bats, and an 11 Year Old Tanks
We answer many questions on today's Bat Digest the Podcast. How long do composite bats last if they don't break, our thoughts on the 2018 Rawlings Quatro, should we use the same bat for 3 years starting at 11, where have all the USA bats gone and more on this episode of the Mound Visit. Have a bat related question? Send us a line at batdigest.com/advice and we will answer it on our weekly Mound Visit podcast episode. Buy the book: https://amzn.to/34Jm90o Affiliate Links Amazon Bats: https://amzn.to/3uuBz3H Dicks Sporting Goods: https://icks-sporting-goods.ryvx.net/1Kzzg DeMarini: https://wilson.aqpq.net/rnex4D Slugger: https://wilson.aqpq.net/P0YZjR JustBats: https://bit.ly/3pESoGN eBay: https://ebay.us/BRVBQt
26:27
November 16, 2021
21: The Sound of BBCOR
We take about 20 different BBCOR bats, including some of the new 2022 versions, for a mic check. That is, we hit with each one and let you listen in as we talk a bit about each one. Then, for fun, we test your ear. It's a different way to look at bats and thought at least some folks would enjoy it. Have a bat related question? Send us a line at batdigest.com/advice and we will answer it on our weekly Mound Visit podcast episode. Buy the book: https://amzn.to/34Jm90o Affiliate Links Amazon Bats: https://amzn.to/3uuBz3H Dicks Sporting Goods: https://icks-sporting-goods.ryvx.net/1Kzzg DeMarini: https://wilson.aqpq.net/rnex4D Slugger: https://wilson.aqpq.net/P0YZjR JustBats: https://bit.ly/3pESoGN eBay: https://ebay.us/BRVBQt
16:58
November 12, 2021
20. Mound Visit: Zoa vs. CAT9 Composite, Single vs Two Piece Composite, 10U fastpitch
We answer 8 questions on this Mound Visit. We cover a range of topics including a DeMarini Zoa vs a CAT 9 Composite comparison, a 10u/12u fast pitch bat dilemma, a drop 8 and first time BBCOR player and more. Have a bat related question? Send us a line at batdigest.com/advice and we will answer it on our weekly Mound Visit podcast episode. Buy the book: https://amzn.to/34Jm90o Affiliate Links Amazon Bats: https://amzn.to/3uuBz3H Dicks Sporting Goods: https://icks-sporting-goods.ryvx.net/1Kzzg DeMarini: https://wilson.aqpq.net/rnex4D Slugger: https://wilson.aqpq.net/P0YZjR JustBats: https://bit.ly/3pESoGN eBay: https://ebay.us/BRVBQt
25:45
November 09, 2021
19. Hitting is Impossible with Trevor Stocking from Axe Bat
We take a close look at 2022 Axe Bats as well as some great insights from long time industry insider Trevor Stocking. See more of our axe bat reviews here: Bat Reviews Check out Axe Bats from here: https://www.axebat.com Have a bat related question? Send us a line at batdigest.com/advice and we will answer it on our weekly Mound Visit podcast episode. Buy the book: https://amzn.to/34Jm90o Affiliate Links Amazon Bats: https://amzn.to/3uuBz3H Dicks Sporting Goods: https://icks-sporting-goods.ryvx.net/1Kzzg JustBats: https://bit.ly/3pESoGN eBay: https://ebay.us/BRVBQt
26:15
November 05, 2021
18. Mound Visit: Bat Speed vs Bat Weight
We answer six different questions on today's podcast. Ranging from the right time to move to a drop 3 vs a drop 5 and the right kinds of batting practice bats for young kids. And all of that points to Black Friday which is coming on soon.  Have a bat related question? Send us a line at batdigest.com/advice and we will answer it on our weekly Mound Visit podcast episode. Buy the book: https://amzn.to/34Jm90o Affiliate Links Amazon Bats: https://amzn.to/3uuBz3H Dicks Sporting Goods: https://icks-sporting-goods.ryvx.net/1Kzzg DeMarini: https://wilson.aqpq.net/rnex4D Slugger: https://wilson.aqpq.net/P0YZjR JustBats: https://bit.ly/3pESoGN eBay: https://ebay.us/BRVBQt
27:57
November 02, 2021
17. The Best Bat Day Ever
October 27th, 2021 was the best bat day ever by total sales. Why it was and what problems it might cause, as well as a call to action for companies to limit the number of units you can buy, is discussed. Also, no matter what you do, don't buy these bats in the secondary market. Have a bat related question? Send us a line at batdigest.com/advice and we will answer it on our weekly Mound Visit podcast episode. See our 2022 Bat reviews here: https://www.batdigest.com/baseball-bat-reviews/ Buy the book: https://amzn.to/34Jm90o Affiliate Links Amazon Bats: https://amzn.to/3uuBz3H Dicks Sporting Goods: https://icks-sporting-goods.ryvx.net/1Kzzg DeMarini: https://wilson.aqpq.net/rnex4D Slugger: https://wilson.aqpq.net/P0YZjR JustBats: https://bit.ly/3pESoGN eBay: https://ebay.us/BRVBQt
13:46
October 29, 2021
16. Mound Visit: 3 BBCOR for $450
We take listener questions in our 8th episode of the Mound Visit. Have a bat related question? Send us a line at batdigest.com/advice and we will answer it on our weekly Mound Visit podcast episode. Buy the book: https://amzn.to/34Jm90o Affiliate Links Amazon Bats: https://amzn.to/3uuBz3H Dicks Sporting Goods: https://icks-sporting-goods.ryvx.net/1Kzzg DeMarini: https://wilson.aqpq.net/rnex4D Slugger: https://wilson.aqpq.net/P0YZjR JustBats: https://bit.ly/3pESoGN eBay: https://ebay.us/BRVBQt
16:38
October 26, 2021
15. 2022 DeMarini Baseball Bats
We take some sneak peeks at the 2022 DeMarini lineup that drops here shortly on October 27th. Should be some fun hits in there including the 2022 ZOA in USSSA. Biggest surprise for us is the changes in the end caps of the wildly popular The Goods and Voodoo One. Both have end cap changes and those could be, we hate to say it, deal breakers. But, we're hopeful the changes won't be different as the bats got plenty of positive reviews. Have a bat related question? Send us a line at batdigest.com/advice and we will answer it on our weekly Mound Visit podcast episode. Subscribe! Buy the book: https://amzn.to/34Jm90o Affiliate Links Amazon Bats: https://amzn.to/3uuBz3H Dicks Sporting Goods: https://icks-sporting-goods.ryvx.net/1Kzzg DeMarini: https://wilson.aqpq.net/rnex4D Slugger: https://wilson.aqpq.net/P0YZjR JustBats: https://bit.ly/3pESoGN eBay: https://ebay.us/BRVBQt
12:26
October 22, 2021
14. Mound Visit: Bat Timing and Black Bats
We answer listener questions from Michicagan, New York and Minnesota on this episode of the Mound Visit. We talk about 6'2" 13 year olds, some BBCOR vs USSSA discussion as well as how we change our bat to fix our timing. Have a bat related question? Send us a line at batdigest.com/advice and we will answer it on our weekly Mound Visit podcast episode. Buy the book: https://amzn.to/34Jm90o Affiliate Links Amazon Bats: https://amzn.to/3uuBz3H Dicks Sporting Goods: https://icks-sporting-goods.ryvx.net/1Kzzg DeMarini: https://wilson.aqpq.net/rnex4D Slugger: https://wilson.aqpq.net/P0YZjR JustBats: https://bit.ly/3pESoGN eBay: https://ebay.us/BRVBQt
17:42
October 19, 2021
13. 2022 Louisville Slugger Bats
We take a look at the upcoming release of the 2022 Louisville Slugger Baseball bat lineup. No changes is the theme. But, the biggest change in the industry might be the 2 year cycle Wilson is adopting in 2023. We cover that and more in this podcast on 2022 Louisville Slugger Bats.  Have a bat related question? Send us a line at batdigest.com/advice and we will answer it on our weekly Mound Visit podcast episode. Buy the book: https://amzn.to/34Jm90o Affiliate Links Amazon Bats: https://amzn.to/3uuBz3H Dicks Sporting Goods: https://icks-sporting-goods.ryvx.net/1Kzzg DeMarini: https://wilson.aqpq.net/rnex4D Slugger: https://wilson.aqpq.net/P0YZjR JustBats: https://bit.ly/3pESoGN eBay: https://ebay.us/BRVBQt
17:51
October 15, 2021
12. Mound Visit: Slugger Attack and Adult BBCOR
We take two questions today. One asks what our experience is with the Slugger Attack vs some Single Piece bats and another asks about the right bat to get 10 more feet with a BBCOR Bat. We take your questions at https://www.batdigest.com/advice and answer them on this podcast. Buy the book: https://amzn.to/34Jm90o Affiliate Links Amazon Bats: https://amzn.to/3uuBz3H Dicks Sporting Goods: https://icks-sporting-goods.ryvx.net/1Kzzg DeMarini: https://wilson.aqpq.net/rnex4D Slugger: https://wilson.aqpq.net/P0YZjR JustBats: https://bit.ly/3pESoGN eBay: https://ebay.us/BRVBQt
08:55
October 12, 2021
11. 2022 Easton Bats
We discuss the new 2022 Easton Bats including the Easton ADV Hype, the Alpha ALX and the Easton Maxum Ultra in USA. We talk about our dark horse picks as well as the ones we think are worth watching in this solid 2022 Easton Class of baseball and fast pitch bats. Have a bat related question? Send us a line at batdigest.com/advice and we will answer it on our weekly Mound Visit podcast episode Buy the book: https://amzn.to/34Jm90o Affiliate Links Amazon Bats: https://amzn.to/3uuBz3H Dicks Sporting Goods: https://icks-sporting-goods.ryvx.net/1Kzzg DeMarini: https://wilson.aqpq.net/rnex4D Slugger: https://wilson.aqpq.net/P0YZjR JustBats: https://bit.ly/3pESoGN eBay: https://ebay.us/BRVBQt
18:50
October 08, 2021
10. Mound Visit: Give Me Drop or Give Me Length
We hit the airwaves to answer real questions from our readers. When do we start going for more drop vs more length? Is The Goods Durable? What to do with an Easton Voucher for 2022? All great questions and all things we answer in this 5th episode of the Mound Visit. Have a bat related question? Send us a line at batdigest.com/advice and we will answer it on our weekly Mound Visit podcast episode Buy the book: https://amzn.to/34Jm90o Affiliate Links Amazon Bats: https://amzn.to/3uuBz3H Dicks Sporting Goods: https://icks-sporting-goods.ryvx.net/1Kzzg DeMarini: https://wilson.aqpq.net/rnex4D Slugger: https://wilson.aqpq.net/P0YZjR JustBats: https://bit.ly/3pESoGN eBay: https://ebay.us/BRVBQt
16:34
October 05, 2021
09. Dirty Little (Bat) Secrets
We talk about the dirtiest little secret of them all in this 5th instalment of the Bat Digest Podcast. Take a listen to learn about how affiliate marketing drives this crazy business into a world that consumers rarely realize the advice they get has been weaponized.  Have a bat related question? Send us a line at batdigest.com/advice and we will answer it on our weekly Mound Visit podcast episode Buy the book: https://amzn.to/34Jm90o Affiliate Links Amazon Bats: https://amzn.to/3uuBz3H Dicks Sporting Goods: https://icks-sporting-goods.ryvx.net/1Kzzg DeMarini: https://wilson.aqpq.net/rnex4D Slugger: https://wilson.aqpq.net/P0YZjR JustBats: https://bit.ly/3pESoGN eBay: https://ebay.us/BRVBQt
18:56
October 01, 2021
08. Mound Visit: Lightest Drop 5, Baum vs Wood and 919 Prime Talk
Here are some quick hits and answers to our readers on the fourth episode of the mound visit. Have a bat related question? Send us a line at batdigest.com/advice and we will answer it on our weekly Mound Visit podcast episode Buy the book: https://amzn.to/34Jm90o Affiliate Links Amazon Bats: https://amzn.to/3uuBz3H Dicks Sporting Goods: https://icks-sporting-goods.ryvx.net/1Kzzg DeMarini: https://wilson.aqpq.net/rnex4D Slugger: https://wilson.aqpq.net/P0YZjR JustBats: https://bit.ly/3pESoGN eBay: https://ebay.us/BRVBQt
11:39
September 28, 2021
07. 2022 Bat Release Dates (Baseball and Fastpitch)
We've had a handful of folks ask about bat release dates for 2022. Everything in BBCOR, USSSA, USA and Fastpitch ASA has been pushed back. We discus our expections for the 2021 Holiday season and what you might be able to get in before Christmas. Have a bat related question? Send us a line at batdigest.com/advice and we will answer it on our weekly Mound Visit podcast episode Buy the book: https://amzn.to/34Jm90o Affiliate Links Amazon Bats: https://amzn.to/3uuBz3H Dicks Sporting Goods: https://icks-sporting-goods.ryvx.net/1Kzzg DeMarini: https://wilson.aqpq.net/rnex4D Slugger: https://wilson.aqpq.net/P0YZjR JustBats: https://bit.ly/3pESoGN eBay: https://ebay.us/BRVBQt
16:29
September 24, 2021
06. Mound Visit: 2022 Warstic Gunner, 6/7 Year Old All Star, 13U BBCOR from Drop 5 Zen
We cover three questions in our mound visit this week. What's the best bat for a good playing 6 year old that is taking hitting lessons; our thoughts on the T1 from True and the 2022 Warstic Gunner and the best BBCOR options for a 13U/14U moving on from the drop 5 CF Zen.  Have a bat related question? Send us a line at batdigest.com/advice and we will answer it on our weekly Mound Visit podcast episode Buy the book: https://amzn.to/34Jm90o Affiliate Links Amazon Bats: https://amzn.to/3uuBz3H Dicks Sporting Goods: https://icks-sporting-goods.ryvx.net/1Kzzg DeMarini: https://wilson.aqpq.net/rnex4D Slugger: https://wilson.aqpq.net/P0YZjR JustBats: https://bit.ly/3pESoGN eBay: https://ebay.us/BRVBQt
11:31
September 21, 2021
05. The Best BBCOR Bat Ever
Z1000 scams, $3500 METAs and the Best BBCOR bats ever. After discussing the best current (2021) BBCOR bat on the market, we take a stab at the best BBCOR bats ever produced. Not to spoil the surprise, but very few are much better than the rest. The test does indeed work. But, there are a couple of diamonds in the rough that should be considered by just about anyone looking for the best ever and is willing to go deep on the interwebs to make it happen. Have a bat related question? Send us a line at batdigest.com/advice and we will answer it on our weekly Mound Visit. Buy the book: https://amzn.to/34Jm90o Affiliate Links Amazon Bats: https://amzn.to/3uuBz3H Dicks Sporting Goods: https://icks-sporting-goods.ryvx.net/1Kzzg DeMarini: https://wilson.aqpq.net/rnex4D Slugger: https://wilson.aqpq.net/P0YZjR JustBats: https://bit.ly/3pESoGN eBay: https://ebay.us/BRVBQt
20:34
September 17, 2021
04. Mound Visit: George Brett's Bat, Bros
We take some listener questions discussing some fall ball options for BBCOR Axe bats, a dive into JustBats Brett Bros Wood Composite bats and looking for a light swinging single piece ally in a 28/18. Have a bat related question? Send us a line at batdigest.com/advice and we will answer it on our weekly Mound Visit. Buy the book: https://amzn.to/34Jm90o Affiliate Links Amazon Bats: https://amzn.to/3uuBz3H Dicks Sporting Goods: https://icks-sporting-goods.ryvx.net/1Kzzg DeMarini: https://wilson.aqpq.net/rnex4D Slugger: https://wilson.aqpq.net/P0YZjR JustBats: https://bit.ly/3pESoGN eBay: https://ebay.us/BRVBQt
12:16
September 14, 2021
03. Unfiltered - The Best BBCOR Bats of 2021
Now that the season is all but over, we take a look back at the best BBCOR bats of 2021 and how our rankings might have changed if we knew now what we know then. This is an unfiltered and independent take on the best BBCOR bats for 2021. You can also find this data on our website under best BBCOR bats. Have a bat related question? Send us a line at batdigest.com/advice and we will answer it on our weekly Mound Visit. Buy the book: https://amzn.to/34Jm90o Affiliate Links Amazon Bats: https://amzn.to/3uuBz3H Dicks Sporting Goods: https://icks-sporting-goods.ryvx.net/1Kzzg DeMarini: https://wilson.aqpq.net/rnex4D Slugger: https://wilson.aqpq.net/P0YZjR JustBats: https://bit.ly/3pESoGN eBay: https://ebay.us/BRVBQt
22:49
September 10, 2021
02. Mound Visit: 2022 BBCOR Bats and 9 Year Old Problems
We answer a few questions we get from here. Submit your question at batdigest.com/advice. Here we discuss 2022 BBCOR bats, if a 9-year-old should buy a bat for two years, and the difference between a drop 31/23 and a 32/22 in swing weight. Have a bat related question? Send us a line at batdigest.com/advice and we will answer it on our weekly Mound Visit. Buy the book: https://amzn.to/34Jm90o Affiliate Links Amazon Bats: https://amzn.to/3uuBz3H Dicks Sporting Goods: https://icks-sporting-goods.ryvx.net/1Kzzg DeMarini: https://wilson.aqpq.net/rnex4D Slugger: https://wilson.aqpq.net/P0YZjR JustBats: https://bit.ly/3pESoGN eBay: https://ebay.us/BRVBQt
14:40
September 08, 2021
01. Tobacco Smoke Enemas, Private Labels & Other 2021 Bat Industry Insights
At the end of last year, I sat down to write a review of a single-piece aluminum bat that has existed since what feels like the 1893 World’s Fair. We collected a few hundred data points on the bat, including its exit speeds with some different hitters, ball cannon testing, swing weight, barrel size, yadda, yadda, and yadda. You know, Bat Digest geeked out bat kind of stuff. Have a bat related question? Send us a line at batdigest.com/advice and we will answer it on our weekly Mound Visit. Buy the book: https://amzn.to/34Jm90o Affiliate Links Amazon Bats: https://amzn.to/3uuBz3H Dicks Sporting Goods: https://icks-sporting-goods.ryvx.net/1Kzzg DeMarini: https://wilson.aqpq.net/rnex4D Slugger: https://wilson.aqpq.net/P0YZjR JustBats: https://bit.ly/3pESoGN eBay: https://ebay.us/BRVBQt
10:49
September 06, 2021