When you buy a wood bat or an alloy bat, you don’t need to worry about breaking it in. These bats come hot out of the wrapper. However, with composite baseball bats, things are different. These bats need to be broken in to perform at full potential.
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.
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:
Batting gloves provide better grip, provide protection from bat vibration, blisters and help to keep the hands warm. Most batting gloves on sale today are made from a combination of leather palm and synthetic materials. Over time, dirt and sweat accumulate on your batting gloves with use and you will eventually need to clean them […]
Knowing the right size of batting glove beforehand will give you a quicker, stress free shopping experience. Below are steps to quickly determine the right size of batting glove for you. Step 1 Open your dominant hand out flat, palm side up. Make sure your fingers are straight and firmly together. Step 2 For the actual measurement, […]
Finding the best baseball glove can get difficult. At the Bat Nerd, we have tested gloves in every size, every position, fastpitch softball gloves, slowpitch softball gloves, youth baseball gloves… All of them! With all the choices out on the market today, finding the “best” one may be impossible. Some seem quite similar, and with […]
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 […]
Need to buy the best BBCOR bats of 2019 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 certified BBCOR bats.
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 […]
We’ve taken the hassle out of picking the best USA bat by doing the heavy lifting on your behalf. The section below provides in-depth reviews of the best youth baseball bats of 2019 with some fantastic new USA approved bats. In our review, we cover the best USA bats of 2019, as well as provide […]