Pros: After comparing the Easton S3 and this bat, I decided to go for the Omaha XL. My son has used it three times already at batting practice and loves the feel of it. Nice POP when ball makes contact in its sweet spot. He is a 8 yr. old and loves to swing the 29" -10 drop bat! Bat is well balanced, not too heavy and gloves are not needed because of the excellent grip.
Cons: Not really a negative but grip is all white. So if you are particular about having a spotless bat then this might not be for you. (There is dirt involved in the sport of baseball!!!!)