Mound Visit (3): 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. You can also submit a question at batdigest.com/advice.
September 21, 2021
Episode 3: 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.
September 17, 2021
The Mound Visit (2): 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.
September 14, 2021
Episode 2: 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.
September 10, 2021
The Mound Visit (1): 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.
September 8, 2021
Episode 1: 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.
September 6, 2021