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Best Youth Baseball Bats of 2023 – 10 USSSA and USA Picks


We’ve taken the hassle out of picking the best little league bat by doing the heavy lifting on your behalf. The section below provides in-depth reviews of the best youth baseball bats of 2022 with some fantastic picks. For U-trip, our favorite USSSA bat of 2023 is the 2023 Marucci CAT X. Players will enjoy […]

BBCOR vs USSSA Baseball Bats – Which is Better?


Player age, price, bat length, drop weight, bat materials – there’s so much to consider when picking baseball or softball bats. This article will be discussing bat stamps, which are yet another critical aspect when picking a new bat. In particular, we’ll be comparing BBCOR vs USSSA bats. What are the construction and performance differences […]

Baseball Bat Size Chart: How to Size a Baseball Bat

bat size chart

The first step to hitting homers is choosing the appropriate bat length and weight, determined by your height and weight. These factors will determine the bat sizing you feel most comfortable swinging, giving you confidence and control at the plate, and allowing consistent contact with the ball.  A bat that is too heavy makes it […]

Differences Between Fastpitch & Slow Pitch Softball Bats

fastpitch vs slow pitch bats

Despite being part of the softball family, slow pitch softball and fastpitch softball are worlds apart when it comes to league regulations, how to play, and the equipment used, such as gloves, bats, and softball size.  In this article, we look at fastpitch vs slow pitch bats and answer the oft-asked “can you use fastpitch […]

Best Wood Bat Material – Maple vs Ash vs Birch

Best Wood Bat Material - Maple vs Ash vs Birch

Years ago, most players used ash bats. That soon changed, owing to Barry Bond’s triumphant display courtesy of a maple bat. Barry Bonds set a single-season home run record in 2001, and since then, the perception that maple hits farther owing to its harder, denser structure has stuck. Last year, for instance, about 70% of […]

What Is the Best Bat Size for an 8 Year Old (8U)?

Best Bat Size for an 8-Year-Old

The best bat size for an 8-year-old is 28-inches long and weighs 18-ounces. This bat size is the most common amongst 8-year-olds, although if your young player is skilled or stronger, you can have them swing a 29/19 bat. If swing speed is what you’re aiming for, the lighter 28/17 will be perfect. Best Bats […]

Steps to Break in a Composite Bat for Baseball & Softball Bats


“How do I break in a composite bat?” We often see this question from players who’ve just bought new composite bats and aren’t getting 100% performance. And rightfully so. Unlike wood baseball bats or alloy bats that come hot out of the wrapper, composite baseball and softball bats require breaking in to perform optimally. Below, […]

How to Take Care of Your Baseball Bat


There are few things as heartbreaking as a baseball or softball bat that has had its life prematurely cut short either through cracking, breaking or some other tragedy. In this article, we provide a list of the best ways you can ensure your bat lasts a long time by keeping it in tip-top condition. The […]