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Looking at all of the baseball bats that are available on the market today, it can be overwhelming when trying to determine which one to use in a game or practice. With the numerous materials, stamps, weights, designs, etc. players and parents are left at a crossroads when selecting a bat to use at the plate. So where does the player or parent start? How does someone determine which bat is best? Hopefully we can clear up some of these questions when it comes to the different options each player has.
Where to Start…
The best place to start is with league regulations. More >
Over the past few years, there has been much talking and, well, complaining about the latest NCAA and NFHS bat certification deemed “Bat-Ball Coefficient of Restitution”, better known simply as “BBCOR”. Officially since 1/1/11, the BBCOR standard has been a requirement for bats used in NCAA regular season and tournament play; a change from the previous, more responsive Bat Exit Speed Ratio (BESR) standard. The thought behind the new standard and change is the desire to make non-wood bats perform closer to the wood material – which will require better skill from the players, reduce the exponentially increasing offensive (particularly More >
This weekend marks the beginning of the NCAA Men’s College World Series. The journey started with a field of 64 teams and has dwindled down to just eight, after claiming victory in both their Regional and Super Regional bouts. Each team has fought hard to get to the promise land that is Omaha and all are hungry for a chance to raise the NCAA Championship trophy. Here is a preview of what to expect over the next ten days at the Men’s College World Series.
Day One (6/14)
UC Irvine vs Texas
Louisville vs Vanderbilt
UC Irvine is coming into Omaha for the More >