Saturday, July 20, 2019

What is BBCOR – The BBCOR Bat Standard Explained

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Despite BBCOR bats being a staple in collegiate and high school leagues, there is still a lot of confusion regarding this standard. We often hear the question, “What is BBCOR?” or “Is my bat certified?” This article will help break down this standard, why it was implemented, how to know if your bat is...

One-Piece Bats vs. Two-Piece Bats

One-piece bats vs. two-piece bats... Which one is better and why? Which option is better for a power hitter or a for a contact hitter? Whether it’s baseball or for softball, we often see this question pop up. Unfortunately, the answers to these questions aren’t always as straightforward because every player has their own...

Cold Weather & Baseball Bats – Can I Use My Bat In Cold Weather?

We’ve seen lots of questions about whether its okay to play in cold weather. Whether you play baseball or softball, we will shed some light on these frequently asked questions: Should I use my bat when it's cold?Which is better when it's cold - Alloy or composite bats?What are the best bats for...

Bat Buying Tips and Tricks

At The Bat Nerds, we have owned and hit with more than 100 baseball bats. With our vast experience we thought we would let you in on a few things to consider as you comb through your 2018 list of fastpitch , baseball and softball bats. Our bat buying guide is here to give you tips and tricks on...

Clean Your Baseball Bat – How to Remove Marks from Your Baseball Bat

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A while after we’ve used our bats, we’ll ignore the marks on it that build up over time with this heavy use. While we think bat marks give your bat personality, sometimes you want to restore your bat's original shine and remove any scuff marks. Over the years, we’ve seen several ways touted as good to clean a baseball bat...

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Best Slow Pitch Softball Bats of 2019

As with all best things in life, choosing the best slow pitch softball bats is something that should involve a painstaking amount...