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Rawlings 5150 BBCOR Bat Review

Powered by the 5150 Alloy At the heart of the 2016 Rawlings 5150 BBCOR bat is the 5150A alloy. This is an aerospace alloy that creates a very light and durable bat. Because the 5150A alloy is so light, it gives Rawlings the versatility to add the

2017 DeMarini CF9 Insane Review

Amazon Price: Lengths: 31” to 34” Weights: 21oz to 24oz Bat Material: 100% Composite 2017 DeMarini CF9 Insane Are you looking for a new bat to up your varsity high school or collegiate fast-pitch performance? The new DeMarini CF9 proves that good construction is worth the price, because

Best Baseball Cleats for Catchers

The introduction of baseball cleats during 19th century not only increased safety but also provided competitive edge. A split second difference between running the bases or fielding a ball can be a game changer for any team. Additionally, cleats provide better traction and ankle support which helps

Best Metal Baseball Bats

“Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball.” Jacques Barzun Americans fell in love with the baseball game in early 1800s, and by 1860s the game had earned the reputation of ‘national pastime’. Over the years, as the game evolved so

5 Pitching Tips for Kids

Becoming a baseball pitcher is something that takes years of practice and a lot of dedication. It is best to get pitchers started at very young ages where they can learn the good habits that will prevent injuries and allow them to develop good techniques. When children

Review: 2016 Combat Maxum

Combat has always taken simple bat manufacturing ideas and found their own unique way to improve them. For example, the 2016 Maxum is a simple, single-piece construction bat that offers a lot of size options, and has features that most other youth bats do not offer. When you

3 Steps to a Better Baseball Swing

In order to create the best possible baseball swing, you have to start at the foundation and build your way up. Before you can worry about the angle of your shoulders or the way in which your weight shifts through the point of contact, you have to

2016 Rawlings Velo BBCOR Review

It took Rawlings a little longer to release their first BBCOR bat, but the 2015 Velo set the foundation for a new technology from Rawlings. Now that the Rawlings version of BBCOR technology has started to take hold in the baseball world, Rawlings is proud to announce

What Exactly is a BBCOR Bat?

When you read a retail baseball website or an online equipment guide, you will come across the BBCOR qualification standard. What is it? The BBCOR standard was put in place in 2010 to make sure that all alloy and composite bats used in collegiate and high school