My Top Guide For Easton Mako baseball bats

My Top Guide For Easton Mako baseball bats

 

The Buying Guide

Understanding the basics to choosing the right baseball or softball bat

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My Top Guide For Easton Mako baseball bats
Anatomy of a Bat

Barrel Size:

The diameter around the top part of the bat. Longer barrels have larger, more forgiving sweet spots, while smaller barrels lighten the weight and increase swing speed.

Grip:

The bat handle covering. Choose leather or synthetic leather for a more reinforced grip, or rubber to decrease sting when striking the ball.

Bat Taper:

The diameter of a bat’s handle. A larger taper reduces ball shock and adds weight, while smaller tapers enable faster wrist rotation and reduce weight.

Bat Length and Weight

Weight:

Bat weight is measured in ounces. Heavier bats provide more power, while lighter bats enable faster swing speeds.

Length:

Longer bats provide greater reach and ability to connect with pitches on the other side of the plate, but the added weight can reduce swing speed and power.

Drop:

A bat’s “drop” is a negative number describing the bat’s length-to-weight ratio. For example, a 34-inch bat that weighs 28 ounces has a drop of -6. Different leagues have varying drop standards and limits for play.

Eston Mako aluminum bats

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My Top Guide For Easton Mako baseball bats

Aluminum bats are the most commonly used bat for non-professional baseball players, due to their lighter weight and durability.

  • Available in single or double-layer construction, with double-layer bats offering greater power and rebound.
  • Made from a variety of alloys, which differ by their strength and weight.
  • Do not require any break-in period.

Easton Mako Composite Bats

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My Top Guide For Easton Mako baseball bats

Composite bats use the latest in bat technology, made from a combination of graphite, fiberglass, and resin.

  • Lighter than aluminum bats, increasing swing speed and power.
  • Largest sweet spots and best balance compared to other bat materials.
  • Typically require a break-in period, but their performance improves over time.
  • For best performance, do not use in cold weather conditions.

Be sure to check league regulations before purchasing a composite bat.

 

Easton Mako Wood Bats

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My Top Guide For Easton Mako baseball bats

Although the sound of a wood bat hitting a baseball has become iconic, wood bats are typically only used by professionals and wood-bat-only leagues.

  • Offer more choices in shape and taper to customize to a player’s swing.
  • Great for training proper swing form.
  • Have a tendency to break, smaller sweet spot, and less hitting power than metal bats.
  • Softball players do not use wood bats.

Easton Mako BBCOR-Certified bats

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Baseball players at the high school and college level are often required to play with a BBCOR-certified bat.

  • The Batted Ball Coefficient of Restitution (BBCOR) standard is a measure of how much energy the bat releases when hitting the ball.
  • This standard levels the playing field by ensuring uniform performance across metal baseball bats.

Be sure to check league regulations before purchasing a composite bat.

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Sam Ammouri

My Top Guide For Easton Mako baseball bats