Bats

We review the best baseball bats in every category. Here, you’ll find reviews for the best BBCOR bats, youth baseball bats, wood baseball bats, tee ball bats, fungo bats, slowpitch softball bats, fastpitch softball bats, Wiffle ball bats, and more!

Additionally, we profile some standout bats from each category separately, as well as providing advice on how to get the most out of your new bat.

We profile your favorite brands such as Rawlings, Easton, Louisville, DeMarini, Axe, COMBAT, Adidas, and more.

Not sure what is the best baseball bat for you? Read through our comprehensive reviews and buying guides. We’re confident you’ll find the best bat for you and hit a homerun with TheBatNerds.com!

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

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“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, […]

Best BBCOR Bat of 2021 – Our 10 Best Drop 3 Bats Reviewed!

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Best BBCOR bat

Need to buy the best BBCOR bat on the market today? You are not alone. More than 450,000 high school players and more than 25,000 college players, National Federation of State High School Associations baseball players, and players in other different leagues need BBCOR certified bats. With so many options to choose from, the best […]

Top 5 Best Fastpitch Softball Bat Reviews for 2021

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When picking out the best fastpitch softball bat, you want one that gives you absolute bang for your buck. You want a bat that feels great in the hands, helps you swing faster, hit harder and farther. Recent innovation from companies such as and Louisville Slugger, Marucci, Easton, and DeMarini has made choosing a fastpitch […]

Best Wood Bats for 2021 – Reviews & Buying Guide

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A wood bat is one of the best investments you can make as a player – and for good reason. Wood bats teach vital fundamentals such as better pitch selection, improved technique, precision, and strength. Despite metal bats being all the rage right now, their benefits may very well be their drawback – their innovation […]

8 Best Fungo Bat Picks for Baseball/Softball Practice in 2021

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As a baseball or softball coach, the best fungo bat is a must-have in your arsenal – fielding practise isn’t complete without one. If you’ve never heard of fungo bats, this guide will answer any questions you may have about these funny name, strange-looking bats. Hitting for hours on the field using regular baseball bats […]

Top 5 Best Wiffle Ball Bats of 2021

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We put about 15 wiffle ball bats to the test, and narrowed down to 5 picks for the best wiffle ball bat of 2020.  If you’re short on time and would rather get right to it, the Louisville Slugger C271 replica was the clear winner. Its sturdy build held up perfectly well throughout the tests I […]

How to Take Care of Your Baseball Bat

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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 […]