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Marucci CAT 5 BBCOR Baseball Bat: MCB2

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  • this is the best bbcor i have used by far, much better than the voodoo and the 5150

    lil white boy
  • MY SON HAS TRIED ABOUT EVERY BBCOR BAT AND THIS IS BY FAR THE BEST OUT OF THE WRAPPER

    GLACIERS 25

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Pros:  Nice grip, large barrel. When making contact feels like a wood bat. This bat allows you to still swing your wood bat and not make many changes to your swing.If you hit good with wood. You'll love this bat. Very nice sound from the bat when you make good contact. Loud beast sound! Love this bat. You have control of the ball.

Cons:  Fact, These BBCOR bats aren't going to help you out. You have to be a hitter. No more half swings shots to the warning track. Fundimentals Required.

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Pros:  great bat! amazing pop for a bbcor. i took a chance buying this bat, and i dont regret it. balanced great, grip great, and good pop. bought bat based of reviews and it is one of the hottest bbcor bats out there!

Cons:  almost everyone on my team of 24 is using it

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Was this review helpful ? 49 25

Pros:  I bought this bat for my 15yr son.Excellent balance sweet sound ball jumps off it, way better his old Rawlings besr. Highly recommend it.

Cons:  My playing days are over so I can't use it

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Was this review helpful ? 14 2

Pros:  I'm very pleased with this bat. My son is hitting the ball well and there is very little vibration even if the ball hits close to the grip.

Cons:  None.

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Was this review helpful ? 25 13

Pros:  we just received our Marucci, and played our first game with it. ALL THE PLAYERS said "what's that, I've never heard of it" after my son hit with it they all wanted to try it because of the sound and POP it has right out of the box."WOW"! Now all the kids are using it. Even the "Voodoo lovers". They all say wow it's so easy to swing and it has No STING or vibration when you hit it AWESOME BAT!!!!

Cons:  EVERY ONE WANTS TO USE IT, including the Voodoo, lovers. This bat is a AWESOME BAT. WORTH EVERY PENNY AND MORE!!!

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Pros:  Bat is well balanced. Nice feel. I'm a player who uses wood mostly. With this bat you don't have to change your swing from the wood much. Best non wood bat ever had. You can control the ball like with a wood bat. This is the way a bat should be made. No cheat bats. Let the Prospects Shine. Thanks Marucci!!

Cons:  For those who depend on the bats to make them look good? Those days are over. BBCOR bats have plenty of pop to them. But BBCOR aren't going to help you hit those check swing shot to the warning track. These bats will show you who you really are. Bye Bye cheat bats!!

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Was this review helpful ? 14 5

Pros:  Bat has amazing pop. They say all BBcor bats have the same but this one feels better. The weight at the bottom really helps the bat head move threw the zone quicker. Also, the sweet spot feels amazing on the bat, feels like you dont hit anything and the ball goes for a ride.

Cons:  No problems with the bat at all.

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Pros:  This bat is the best bbcor I have swung yet. I had a Demarini Voodoo 33-30 besr and this cat 5 bbcor is so much better balanced and I love the feel of the bat. I think this bat has the pop that the BESR Vodoo had. I have a wood Marucci I can't keep away from my team mates and now the Cat 5 is the same way. I was real hesitant to start using the BBCOR instead of the BESR but no more as I am driving the ball better with longer range than any bat I have ever used... Kudos to Marucci on both the wood and the aluminum. May be the new kid on the block, but you get it right. Looking for great things in school ball next spring......

Cons:  I am a lefty swinger and I can tell the grip may be an issue over time. But, I do not use gloves and I have always had to regrip my bts sometimes 2-3 times in a complete season. May need to here also....

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Pros:  Perfectly balanced, great pop. Never buy the first year of a product, this is Marucci's second and it's awesome.

Cons:  Non

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Pros:  I just ordered this bat for my son. I took a gamble not seeing the bat but reading all the reviews sold me. It shipped fast we took him to the batting cage pitched to him and used the machine and he was crushing the ball! Excellent pop, long barrel and sweet spot. He has tried other BBCOR bats and this bat by far is the best. It doesn't have to be high priced to be a great bat!

Cons:  NONE....

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Pros:  This is a very well balanced bat. My son has had his for 3 weeks now and is spraying the ball all over the field now. He was a primarily RCF power hitter but now is pulling it much better with this bat. You lose a little pop as you will with any bbcor vs composite bat but he has been quite impressed with this bats power and lack of vibration. He is Sold on it and very pleased.

Cons:  Have seen none yet. The grip is holding up well so far and has been using it almost daily. The grip was the only negative we had heard about and we have seen no problem with his.

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Pros:  Got this bat today and it is awesome! Did not think it would have that much pop because its a BBCOR but it surprised me. Definitely recommend this bat to everyone!

Cons:  Everyone wants to look at it and grab it because its a bat they're not used to seeing, unlike Easton's or Demarinis

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Pros:  This is a well balanced bat, I have had it for a week and have already hit a home run with it.It has better pop than I expected.

Cons:  Everyone wants to use it.

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Pros:  Good pop, Does not jar hands, but if you hit the ball on the handle its not going anywhere. Feels just like a wooden bat. Great grip!

Cons:  Sweet spot is on the end of the bat, and for a guy that likes to crowd the plate, it can be hard to get around on the ball.

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Pros:  feels great through contact, best bbcor i have swung yet, big barrel and it is weighted right

Cons:  not very many had a problem with the shipping thats about it

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Pros:  this bat has an amazing grip and never stings. it has a great sweet spot. doesnt feel like a bbcor at all.

Cons:  none

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Was this review helpful ? 6 1

Pros:  Great pop, out of this world feel, and perfect balance

Cons:  NONE

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Pros:  very nice feel in hand, grip is comfortable. Ball feels very true of bat.

Cons:  dosen't have distance of the BESR bat as it dosent compress, however i bought this for my 13yr son this way he will be acclimated to what will be standard going forward. I feel he may be disadvantaged a bit this year, but he will be in tune with BBCOR bats while other kids will be adjusting next year to his advantage. As an ex pro player i fully understand the changover from AL to wood bats

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Pros:  Very well balanced! My son hits the Marucci bbcor better than his Demarini. Great Bat!

Cons:  None

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Was this review helpful ? 8 5

Pros:  This bat is amazing, the pop from the bat was more than expected. The instructor that gives my son hitting instructions couldn't wait to use it.

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Pros:  Great pop, well balanced, great grip and knob. I just swung this bat for the first time today, and I'm in love. Best BBCOR bat on the market.

Cons:  None

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Was this review helpful ? 7 4

Pros:  this bat has amazing pop. doesnt feel bbcor at all

Cons:  its white so the ball mark shows easy

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Pros:  Great bat period. My 15yo son has hit several BBCORS and we went with the Cat5 based on reviews indicating it is balanced and has good pop. We have hit other BBCORs and the performance difference compared to BESR bats is easily detectable. Not at all with this bat. Over the years my son has has hit every major bat companies bat. Many were great, but trust me Marucci will prove big time in time

Cons:  None.

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Pros:  Great balance - great pop. Ball seems to fly much better than other BBCOR bats

Cons:  Plastic cap on the handle comes loose easily

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Pros:  Great pop for a BBCOR. Great weight disturbustion. Nice grip. Would recomend to buy this bat.

Cons:  The clear plastic handle thing comes loose easily

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Pros:  Great pop for a bbcor. Very balanced, no sting. Great Price

Cons:  None

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Pros:  This bat is AMAZING! The way the ball comes off the bat you could never tell it was a BBCOR. The bat has a nice comfortable grip, with a non-vibration knob. The barrel is nice and big and there is so much pop when the ball comes off the bat. And one of the greatest things about the bat is how balanced it is, and it does not require you to do anything to your swing as you change from the wood. Therefore,it is definately one of the best, if not THE best BBCOR bats out there.

Cons:  Nothing

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Pros:  Good bat. Bad return policy for BBCOR decertification.

Cons:  Marucci advertised the 33/30 as BBCOR certified which has now been decertified. Purchasers can't get their money back and must pay for return shipping and pay shipping from Marucci if purchaser wants express shipping. Overnight shipping charges both ways exceed $100. Otherwise expect not to have a bat for at least a week or so during Spring Season. Replacement bat may not be available untill end of March. Purchasers of this bat didn't get the BBCOR certified bat they paid for and Marucci doesn't seem to care. Unacceptable!

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Was this review helpful ? 9 7

Pros:  worth it, has great pop, very light, nice grip, everything

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Pros:  i love this bat, the grip is second to none it feels amazing in your hands. when you hit the ball the sound the bat makes is amazing. best bat i have ever bought. im 18

Cons:  none

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Pros:  Best BBCOR bat on the market. Not as endloaded as all of the other BBCOR bats I`ve tried.

Cons:  None

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Pros:  Lots of pop. Appears to be well built. Nice grip. Balanced well.

Cons:  Received SEVERAL comments during conversations with other CAT 5 owners and the handle appears to have issues with cracking where it joins to the barrel with high bat speed hitters. Supposedly Marucci is replacing this model with a new model that is black. Wish I had this information prior to my purchase.

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Pros:  I've swung the 5150, voodoo, omaha, nike m1, and exo. The Cat has the MOST balance by far and amazing pop. Feels like a BESR. Best BBCOR also best price.

Cons:  none, Marucci knows how to make non gimmicky bats that flat out work

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Pros:  great bat! i could not tell hardly any difference in this bat from a besr bat...great grip great bat!! i had both this and the marucci black for a week to demo and this is much better than the black...

Cons:  none

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Pros:  Bought this bat for my 15 y/o a couple weeks ago. He really likes it (32in/29oz). Bought it on the recomendation of a few other players that gave it a try as everyone moves to BBCOR for HS play. Here are the pros 1. Great Balance 2. Fantastic Grip/Handle 3. Seems to have very large sweet spot compared the Voodoo, CF5, and Surge that we see in practice (BBCOR models). 4. Price is good. $100 less than Voodoo and $200 less that CF5. My son is very pleased with this bat after about 500 swings in the cage.

Cons:  None that are really all that bad. Has the sound (ping) of some of the old Worth bats when hit hard.

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Pros:  Marucci cat5 returns policy is unacceptable ...

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Pros:  good overall feeling

Cons:  too bad its illegal now

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Pros:  Great grip, The barrels nice and hard hitting. You only need comfidence to use this bat.

Cons:  You don't hit as far as composite, With the right batting stance you can almost hit just as far.

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Pros:  Weight distribution appears as advertised. Vibration and shock when not hitting in the sweet spot is minimal. Both my sons Soph and Sr like the bats

Cons:  End cap at knob with size and weight came out after 2 weeks. Son pushed it back in but it didn't go back in flush.

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Pros:  AMAZING bat! the grip is nice and yours hands never sting after a bad hit.

Cons:  None, but my teammates always wants to use my bat.

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Pros:  Only used a week so far, but my son really likes the grip and the way it hits so far.

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Was this review helpful ? 5 4

Pros:  great balance,nice cushioned grip, awesome pop..best bbcor bat

Cons:  none

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Pros:  Son (17) hit very well with this bat on a cold day... No sting and great "POP"... 2 other guys used his bat and fell in love while others strugled to hit it out of the infield with their BBCOR bats.

Cons:  Grip spun loose after 1 day and the bottom cap on the handle came out. Son loved bat so much he popped the cap back in, wrapped some tape on the grip,and said there was no way he was sending this bat back!So maybe cap needs to be glued in better... Still 5 stars!!

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Pros:  This is great bat. Son hit alot of deep balls to oppo field(300+)! Great pop, balanced, has a nice sound too!! For the price this is a heck of a bat. He uses the 33/30 size. 15 yr old.

Cons:  Knob fell off or the dampner. sent to marucci for warranty. They replace with a new bat. Good customer service.Hope new bat holds up.

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Pros:  Great bat! Very balanced. Good pop for BBCOR. Tried the Rip-it, not bad but did not like it being end loaded.

Cons:  Everyone on the team wants to use it.

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Pros:  Awesome bat with great pop! Great weight distribution. no better bat out right now for the $.

Cons:  none

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Pros:  awesome grip,looks good,great pop

Cons:  everyone wants to use it cause its new

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Pros:  The 'Maruch' has been a team favorite for our club. It has good balance (not too top heavy) and has a good solid feel when connecting.

Cons:  The grip has been terrible. after only a week the grip has become loose as opposed to several other new bats in our inventory that have not had any problems

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Pros:  Great feel as expected from Marucci. Hits similar to other BBCORs. Comfortable grip.

Cons:  Grip doesnt last. Doesnt look as nice as other BBCORs but its about performance not looks and this bat performs well. I personally like the 5150 better but this bat is good to.

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Pros:  +Very Nice Handle +Very Good Sound +No Sting +Good Sweet Spot +Awesome Weight Distribution

Cons:  -Gets Dirty Easily -The Picture Makes The Knob Look "Square" (It's Not)

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Was this review helpful ? 4 4

Pros:  This bat has nice balance and very good pop for a bbcor bat. During my first batting practice session, I hit a line shot over the fence at 330 feet. Looking forward to using this bat during the next baseball season.

Cons:  None at this time.

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Was this review helpful ? 3 3

Pros:  this is the best bbcor i have used by far, much better than the voodoo and the 5150. It has amazing pop and feels very light when swinging it. And it has a nice "ping" when you hit it.

Cons:  None so far

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Pros:  great bat, especially for the price. i hit with the cf5 and this bat in the same day and hit just as far, if not farther with this bat. excellent bat

Cons:  grips to thick

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Pros:  well balanced, great feel. very little to no vibration. comes off the bat with great pop..by far the best BBCOR bat out there compared to the Easton and DeMarini junk

Cons:  screw in end cap has come off a couple times after being jammed a couple times...but does not effect the bats performance

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Pros:  Good feel and balance. Hits well for a BBCOR. Great price as well

Cons:  Grip can get slick unless gloves are worn.

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Pros:  Good Pop Nice Grip Cheap Price Balanced

Cons:  None

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Pros:  Very well balanced, nice handle with good bat grip, This bat is a dream for a contact hitter

Cons:  no cons at all

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Pros:  Probably the best BBCOR bat on the market! Great pop!

Cons:  Chips a little to easy.

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Pros:  great pop and big sweet spot. kind of pingy, but no big deal. Overall a great bat

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Pros:  This bat is great i used it last year and had great success it is just like a wood bat so it takes some getting used

Cons:  my endcap popped off

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Pros:  I thought the Voodoo was good until i bought the Cat 5 for my younger son. The Cat 5 has more pop, great loud sound similar to old BESR bats, not as end loaded as Voodoo and great look. Best BBCOR out there.

Cons:  None so far, except handle tape seems a little weak. We just taped it up with athletic tape.

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Pros:  Great pop Balanced throughout the bat This is a bat I took a chance on. Anyone who is a contact hitter and wants that extra pop get this bat!

Cons:  None so far

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Pros:  This Bat is GREAT! My son started using it and loves it! He's an 8th grader but we figure get use to it now before high school ball. Even though he went from a -8 to this -3 he said its "feels" real good!

Cons:  None Yet!

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Pros:   My 14 year old son loves his marucci. Hit the ball all over the field. Hit well in the cage. This is the first bat he has ever loved enough to wipe the dirt off after using it. The free shipping was great. Just what we were looking for. Ball sounds great coming off the bat. My son is hitting better than he has in a long time.

Cons:  I don't know of any cons. He has used the bat 3 times so far and no complaints.

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Pros:  Has amazing pop for a bbcor, great grip, well balanced, and when you make contact on the sweet spot it is smooth and sounds sick!

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Pros:  Nice balanced bat; good grip; One peice aluminum; great pop right out of the box. Bought this for my 14yr old to use his last summer before pre-fresh ball. After the first hitting practice half the team was using the bat. Next hitting practice 2 more kids showed up with this bat. It's the best bat on the market

Cons:  none so far

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Pros:  this bat has good pop, a nice grip, and is better than the average bat.

Cons:  the knob of my bat came off in the first 2 months still trying to get a warranty

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Pros:  very well balanced nice handle wrap

Cons:  slight vibration only comes in white

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Pros:  Bat feels great, excellent grip. It really feels like a wood bat on contact. Can get through the zone very fast. Weight is perfectly distributed. Got it last week and i love it.

Cons:  You have to be a hitter with this BBCOR bats. No more bombs to the outfield without good mechanics. Requires you to be a hitter

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Pros:  i compared this bat to the new 51/50 in a batting cage,basicly the same balance between the two bats but the main difference is the marucci out of the wrapper has a great pop to it..small difference from the besr bat but not enough to make a difference...get this bat

Cons:  none

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Pros:  just read the 33 inch and only the 33 inch -3 has been banned by the ncaa high school may follow..this bat is hot

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Pros:   Best bat ever. Just hope they don't ban this size...

Cons:  NONE>>>>>

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Pros:  Good Bat

Cons:  We need verification of this statement: ** The 33 Inch length is no longer approved for High School play effective 2/21/2012 **

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Pros:  Hardly any sting, ball bounces off bat like a BESR. Very effective sweet spot for a BBCOR.

Cons:  The gripping begins to wear apart throught usage.

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Pros:  excellent bbcor bat

Cons:  deemed illegal by ncaa & nfhs yesterday. cannot use it and have only owned it 5 days.

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Pros:  my friend has this bat and he loves it and so do i. i got to try it today love the grip and the long barrel. great bat!

Cons:  the sound of the bat can get annoying.

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Pros:  Great bat, incredible pop for a bbcor, and its weight is evened out. also the knob is great.

Cons:  I got the 33 inch which is now illegal for high school play... So I can't actually use it.

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Pros:  I bought this bat for my 15yr old and he fell in love with it. The balance and the pop was amazing. No vibration on balls hit off the handle. The bat was the 33/30 model

Cons:  Bought the bat on 2/11/12 only to find out that the bat was deemed illegal by the NFHS and NCAA on 2/21/12 and it is BBCOR

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Pros:  Love the bat and the great folks at JustBats.com!

Cons:  None, until we found out it is now illegal in some leagues:(

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Pros:  Great Pop

Cons:  33 inch model was just de-certified for High School competition. Check your state regulations.

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Pros:  MY SON HAS TRIED ABOUT EVERY BBCOR BAT AND THIS IS BY FAR THE BEST OUT OF THE WRAPPER! BALL REALLY JUMPS OFF BAT & HE SAYS FEELS GOOD AND NO VIBRATIONS! IF HE FEELS GOOD ABOUT BAT THAT CONFIDENCE WILL HELP HIM AT THE PLATE!!!

Cons:  NONE YET!

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Pros:  Have the 32". Excellent bat with good pop, balance, swing speed. As for the 33" that got decertified. Smells fishy. Marucci was hurting sales of competitors (big name bat companies) with their great bats.

Cons:  None

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Pros:  Great bat for a power hitter. Extremely well balanced and excellent pop. Good price point.

Cons:  33 inch is illegal for NCAA and high school (other sizes are legal)

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Pros:  The bat has great weight balance, bbcor is known to reduce the pop off of a bat.. but this bat has great pop. the grip is well and Marucci did a great job! i love this bat!

Cons:  It gets marked up very easily

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Pros:  We tested the Easton S1, S2, and S3. Also Rip It Prototype II. Many, Many DiMarini's. The Marucci is the one for us. Great pop and no sting, nice weight placement. It just sounds better!!!

Cons:  Only con i have heard of is the 33 being decertified. How is that possible when the 31, 32, and 34 are still certified???

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Pros:  it was good until it was no longer considered bbcor. hits well

Cons:  mad its illegal

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Pros:  it got the best power. there is nothing bad with the Marucci cat 5

Cons:  nothing

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Cons:  I can't believe all the positive feedback on this bat. The bottom line is this bat has NO POP to it at all. Yes, it feels light and reduces shock, but the bat is dead at contact.

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Pros:  NICE POP AND FEEL.

Cons:  BAT "DIED" DURING MY SON'S VERY FIRST GAME LAST NIGHT. VIBRATION, ETC. HAS PLAYED MANY YEARS OF COMPETITIVE BALL AND HAS ALWAYS HAD A BAT LEAST AT LEAST ONE SEASON...

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Pros:  good pop great bat. huge sweetspot.

Cons:  the balancer in the handle starts to come out and the paint starts to chip.

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Pros:  Sound, Pop, Swing weight, Durability Barrel size, and vibration reduction

Cons:  Grip is a little off not a problem

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Pros:  Great bat, great balance and pop. My son had 6 dbls and 1 homer in just 3 games

Cons:  None yet. Just got it a month ago.

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Pros:  Good bat with good pop, i wis it was a little more balanced and not as end weighted as i have heard.

Cons:  kinda endwaighted

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Pros:  Cat5 white. Good pop out of the wrapper, died quite a bit in the third month of use.

Cons:  Plug came out of the end of the 32" bat after 3 months, checked Marucci's web site, not a word about warranty service. Called Marucci, no help. Said she would have supervisor call me back, still waiting. This company tries to dodge warranty issues, will never buy another Marucci.

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Pros:  None

Cons:  I purchased the 33" CAT 5 BBCOR which was promptly banned from HS play because Marucci failed to meet safety standards. I promptly followed Marucci's RMA process and waited 4 weeks for the replacement. My replacement arrived 4/9 and dented on my first swing! My season ends in a couple of weeks and Marucci's refusing to refund my money. They want to send me another lousy replacement. Horrible product backed by extremely poor customer service.

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Pros:  Nice Grip, Great pop, nice design, light, perfect!

Cons:  Gets dirty

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Pros:  Loved the bat. til it got stolen, had great balance and pop.

Cons:  it is discontinued.

“Worth every penny!”

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Pros:  I've swung the mako, velo, demarini cf6, S1, demarini nvs vexxum & have to admit this bat is by far the best! Nice balance, huge sweet spot, great grip, no vibration & a nice soft feel to it on impact. The ball rockets off the barrel, & you can still drive it even when you don't square it up! I absolutely love this bat & highly recommend it! A great value worth every penny!

Cons:  None!

“The Marucci Cat 5 BBCOR ”

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Pros:  The grip on the Cat 5 is the best grip for any bat I have used. The pop on this bat is like no other bat, the ball seems to just fly off the bat when you swing. I used it in 35 degree weather (my first time using it) and to my surprise, there was no vibration of the bat when I hit the ball off of the cap. The bat feels great in your hands!

Cons:  The handle grip gets a little dirty but, that's the only thing bad about this bat besides that everyone wants to use it now.

“Amazing”

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Pros:  Big sweet spot. Nice look.

Cons:  Miss the sweet spot and your hands are going to hurt.

“Great BBCOR Bat!”

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Pros:  The Cat-5 is easily the best BBCOR bat I've seen used at either the HS or AAU level. It seems like it shouldn't be legal. My son plays in the year round in the northeast. He uses this bat in all types of weather conditions, indoors and out. There isn't a bat on the market that can handle the cold temperatures of early spring like these Marrucci Bats. Larger sweet spot than EXOGRID or any other "balanced" bat. My 15-year old is 6'-2+, skinny with long arms and he struggles keeping his swing compact. The Cat-5 helps him generate more bat speed than any other bat he has tried. If your son is wiry, get him this bat! Great line drive bat.

Cons:  NONE. Don't hesitate. stop comparing bats and buy this one!

“murrucci”

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Pros:  it has great pop and has a huge sweet spot

Cons:  if you cant handle a heavy bat dont get this bat

“Chainlink”

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Pros:  Had the first Cat 5 and it was best I ever had! This one is right there with it...

Cons:  Cat 6 will never hold a candle to the Cat 5

“white lightening !”

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Pros:  Good pop. Nice comfortable grip. Well balanced.

Cons:  Nothing yet.

“Cat Attack”

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Pros:  This bat is one of the best on the market! Extreme pop and large sweetspot as compared to other BBCOR models. I have swung 2014 Easton XL1, 2014 Easton S3, 2015 Demarini Vexxum, 2014 Demarini Voodo, Demarini CF5 & CF6, 2013 Rawlings VELO (another great choice), 2013 Demarini M2M, 2014 Rawlings Plasma, and a few other ones I don't rember off the tip of my head, and the Marucci Cat 5 is my favorite by far! Very balenced, fast through the zone, extreme power, great grip, terrific sound, NO VIBRATION, confidence building feel.

Cons:  While the paint job is cool, the white does get dirt stained and scratches show through to the silver metal underneath. The gray grip gets discolored with pine tar. As with all metal bats, performance is best during warmer weather.

“Great Bat”

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Pros:  This bat is unbelievable!!! I have used/owned a RIT-It Air Prototype, Easton S2, and a Louisville Slugger EXO GRID (which were all bbcor bats) and I liked those bats, but this bat is amazing. When you hit the ball the bat has a nice ping sound that you have to hear to understand. The pop is amazing and due to the anti vibration handle there is slim to no vibration. The reason I gave durability 4 stars is I haven't owned and used the bat enough to tell.

Cons:  BBCOR bats do not perform quite like the BESR bats of the past, but I believe this bat will do the most for you out a BBCOR bat.

“great bat ”

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Pros:  great pop and very light and balanced

Cons:  grip doesn't last long

“good bat”

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Pros:  the bat had great pop and the vibration technology worked well. the bat felt well balanced. i really liked the pop

Cons:  the bat was great while it lasts. it last me a spring season of select/travel ball

“marruci cat 5”

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Pros:  everything. and I'm like 12 and I hit a 330ft bomb with this bat. Amazing Bat overall.

Cons:  Its hard to get the grip tape off for new grip

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Pros:  I bought this bat for my 14yr old. He absolutely loves it! It has great pop and it sounds great when the ball comes off of it. He has already hit a triple over the center fielder's head and sprayed the ball throughout the outfield/infield. This is a great BBCOR bat!!

Cons:  Everyone on his team wants to use it! My son guards it with his life!!

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Pros:  Love this Bat. Great Balance. Great Pop for this new BBCOR. Better get used to hitting with true skills and not the bat. Time will tell just how much the bat will preform.

Cons:  Scratches easy.

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Pros:  feels good, good balance, no sting

Cons:  small knob

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Pros:  We bought this bat (33/BBCOR) a month ago. The grip is great. Seems to have a sweet spot that is bigger than most BBCORs my son has used. There is no, zero, zip vibration when hitting.

Cons:  The bat sounds a little like the old Worth bats when you hit with it. It certainly attracts attention in the cage. Might not really be a con...

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Pros:  great grip, good balance, feels like your hitting with a really good wood bat. good pop for BBCOR

Cons:  annoying ping sound

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Pros:  My Son is small but a very good contact/line drive hitter.Entering into Jr. High this year going to a drop 3 bat was a concern. After hitting several different brands and styles of BBCOR bats this cat 5 was the clear winner. This bat is well balanced and has a ton of pop. I am still surprised it is actually BBCOR certified. From the very first ball he hit with this bat it was obvious this was the bat for him. It has a great sound and we highly recommend it to anyone looking for a new BBCOR bat.

Cons:  After hitting three times with it we have noticed a little bit of paint chipping. This might be a problem down the road, but who cares what it looks like?

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Pros:  Great responsive barrel, hits as good or better than any other bat on the market. Very well balanced, feels an ounce lighter than it is. If your not sure based on reviews, trust me, this bat is the real deal

Cons:  paint gets dirty easily

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Pros:  My 16 yr loves the balance of the bat. He has tried other bats, but because many are top heavy his hands start casting away from his body. He also has long fingers and loves the grip and handle. We have used Marucci bats for the last 3 yrs. It also allowed for easy transition to wood. He had to really hit the ball true for the last several years and it has helped him focus on his swing. He is not a power hitter, but lives gap to gap. His bat was the most used bat toward the end of the year. Now in the spring, it seems to be the bat of choice.

Cons:  Last year the cap popped off the bottom. BESR bat.

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Pros:  very happy with the feel of bat.plenty of pop.best bbcor for under $200.

Cons:  paint chips easily.

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Pros:  Great paint it is also a balanced bat. Best bat and cheap

Cons:  none at all

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Pros:  Ive used my friends Marucci in the bating cage, and this bed has really nice pop. takes a little to break in but good for the price.

Cons:  None

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Pros:  Great Grip, Amazing Pop, balanced feel, low swing weight,

Cons:  None

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Pros:  amazing

Cons:  great!

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Pros:  Great bat! Awesome grip and very large barrel even though its 2 5/8. I got the bat the day after i ordered it and it great!!

Cons:  Maybe the loose handle but tape will fix that.

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Pros:  the pop, balance, so far (hasn't been used in a game), I like everthing about it

Cons:  all the guys at practice want to use it!

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Pros:  My son loves the bat so far this season. Loves that it is balanced.

Cons:  None so far.

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Pros:  Great Bat, Great balance, Great pop, glad i went with Marruci on this one

Cons:  gets dirty because of white paint

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Pros:  Ball comes off real nice Jr. says no sting, seems happy with this bat, only done BP with it, supposed to be his game bat. I don't think he wants to put it down.

Cons:  MADE IN CHINA!!!!!!! This will be my last Marucci purchase shame on me for not checking this out first.Shame on Marucci just lost a customer. Would have given 5 stars if it was made in the states.

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Pros:  Well balanced

Cons:  Typical BBCOR performace, they are all about the same---and that's not a good thing. Personally I think wood is better

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Pros:  I purchased this bat for my son, he was in the cage the bat split in half.

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Pros:  Was OK for the week it could be used....

Cons:  33/30 is not legal, so, can't use it.. Marucci advertised it as BBCOR, which it is not. They will upsell you to the Black bat for $99 AFTER they receive the returned bat. So, no bat to use for over a week! If you wait for the replacement in March, it won't be until the END of March. A month with NO bat! Not Acceptable. Don't buy Marucci! No refund and YOU pay to ship it back AND pay for an upgrade! I love JUST BATS- not their fault on this, but STOP selling Marucci!

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Pros:  the bat unfortunately was a 33' 30oz and we returned it today. In exchange my son is getting the 2012 Nike Aero M1

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Pros:  Great "illegal" pop

Cons:  Taking a risk that the bat is BBCOR approved. My kids 33" is now illegal and Marucci won't overnight a legal replacement. Said I must pay to return it to them and wait a month for a new one! I would never buy Marucci again.

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Pros:  Sweet sound when making contact, nice grip, evenly balanced, nice look.

Cons:  Doesn't hit as far as some other composite/best bats. But this does compete with a lot of them.

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Pros:  Solid bat Hits as well as any other BBCOR

Cons:  Grip loose after few uses Replace with tape-going to do anyway

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Pros:  Balance is good

Cons:  Marucci has put a ton of money in advertising there bats---looks like its working, this bat is average at best

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Pros:  Recently got Cat 5, our son loves it and crushed a homerun tonight on his 13U team to win the game. He loves the feel and pop it has..Uses it on his high school summer team..sweet!

Cons:  Can't find any only that his teammates want to use it too.

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Pros:  Out of the bats I tried, this easily was worth the price. Perfect bat if you are on a budget, by far the best one piece bat you will find. Probably the most pop out of all the aluminum bats. There was ZERO sting on this bat. Outstanding!

Cons:  Was hard to get the bat around fast. Fully aluminum, and no composite so there isn't going to be as much pop.

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Pros:  Good ballance. Good sound feedback when hit. No vibration on off sweetspot hits. Swing feels lighter than th ebat actually is.

Cons:  Should have been painted a darker color to visually contrast with a white baseball for making contact easier.

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Pros:  There is no sting on your hands. That's about it folks... Not a very powerful bat... See "Cons"

Cons:  I bought this bat for my 13 yr old son last season based on all the hype. After about 5 games he stopped using it. The bat has VERY little pop. We were both very disappointed in the production. My son is a power hitter and hit many balls both in practice and in a few games, right on the sweet spot, and it didn't respond well at all.

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Pros:  Seems durable. Well balanced.

Cons:  Been playin' the game on elite teams for years - have hit with alot of bats. Disappointed with this bat. No pop.

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Where can I get a Marucci CAT 5 BBCOR Baseball Bat: MCB2

We no longer have the Marucci CAT 5 BBCOR Baseball Bat: MCB2. Being that this bat is discontinued it may be near impossible to find it in "new" condition.

Cameron Expert
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I was wondering if its still banned.

The Marucci CAT 5 BBCOR Baseball Bat: MCB2 is not banned. The 33 inch model was banned as was the 34 inch models.

Cameron Expert
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My son is 5'9" and weighs 120 pounds. What size of bat should he use?

Based on your son's height/weight, we would suggest getting the Marucci CAT 5 BBCOR Baseball Bat (MCB2) in a 31 inch 28 oz model.

Cameron Expert
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I was wondering what the difference between the Cat 6 and the Cat 5 are? Like are they made out of the same material?

The Marucci CAT 5 BBCOR Baseball Bat (MCB2) and the Marucci CAT 6 BBCOR Baseball Bat (MCBC614) are extremely similar by design. Slight adjustments to the alloy material were made to improve durability but other than that, they will perform at very similar levels.

Patrick Expert
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I am 30 years old. I weigh 215 pounds (muscle, not fat) and I am 73 inches tall. What size bat do I need?

Based on height and weight, we would recommend a 33 inch size of BBCOR bat like the Marucci CAT 5 BBCOR Baseball Bat (MCB2).

Patrick Expert
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My son is 14 years old, 180 pounds, and 6 foot 4 inches. What size bat do you recommend?

Based on your sons height and weight I recommend getting the Marucci CAT 5 BBCOR Baseball Bat (MCB2) in a 34 inch.

Frankie Expert
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How would you compare this to the Marucci Team and Rip It Air?

The Marucci CAT 5 BBCOR Baseball Bat (MCB2) compares very closely in terms of style and performance to the Marucci Team BBCOR Baseball Bat (MCBT) and the 2015 RIP-IT AIR BBCOR Baseball Bat (B1503A).

Patrick Expert
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im 15 5"2 100 lbs what size and weight would be good for me?

We would recommend a 31" model for your height and weight.

Damon Expert
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How does the Marucci CAT 5 compare to the CAT 6?

The Marucci CAT 5 BBCOR Baseball Bat (MCB2) and the 2015 Marucci CAT 6 BBCOR Baseball Bat (MCBC614) will be similar performing bats aside from some small material upgrades on the CAT 6 such as the optimized barrel-end wall thickness for taster swing speeds, the anti-vibration knob and the ring-free barrel.

Allison Expert
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Is this an alloy bat?

Yes, the Marucci CAT 5 BBCOR Baseball Bat: MCB2 is a one piece full alloy design.

Cooper Expert
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Would the Marucci CAT5 31" be good for me? I am 5'3 and weigh 120 pounds.

Based on your height and weight, our Bat Coach recommends a 30" Marucci CAT 5 BBCOR Baseball Bat (MCB2). Sizing is preferential though, so if you preferred to go with a 31" bat, that is definitely something to take into consideration.

Tessa Expert
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My 12 yr old son who is currently swinging a -10 DeMarini but is going into 7th grade and is required to use a -3 (31" 28 oz.). Which bat would you suggest for my son, the CAT5, MCB1, or the MCBT blue?

The Marucci CAT 5 BBCOR Baseball Bat (MCB2), the Marucci ONE BBCOR Baseball Bat (MCB1) Black and the Marucci Team BBCOR Baseball Bat (MCBT) Blue are all going to be one-piece alloy designed bats that feature a balanced swing weight. I would suggest going with the CAT 5, only because it is going to be the newest design and have come upgraded materials then the MCB1 and MCBT.

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Which bat is better the CAT 5 or CAT 6?

The Marucci CAT 5 BBCOR Baseball Bat (MCB2) and the 2015 Marucci CAT 6 BBCOR Baseball Bat (MCBC614) are extremely similar in terms of overall design and performance. The differences between the two would be minor.

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Which bat is better, the Marucci cat 5 BBCOR or the Marucci Black BBCOR?

The Marucci CAT 5 BBCOR Baseball Bat (MCB2) and the Marucci Black BBCOR Baseball Bat (MCBB14) are both nice models. Which would is better would be more dependent on which feel you prefer. The Black will be a two-piece design that will have a bit more flex and better sting or vibration protection to the hands. The trade off is that with that added flex, you lose some of the control over the bat head that you would get with a stiffer bat like the CAT 5. Both are nice designs.

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What BBCOR bat is meant for power hitters but is $200 or less in a size 31 inch 28 ounce?

In general, a power hitter can have success with most types of bat. The Marucci CAT 5 BBCOR Baseball Bat (MCB2) would be a great choice within that price range.

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Which bat is meant for power hitters, the Easton S3Z ZCORE BBCOR or the Marucci Cat 5 BBCOR?

Both the Marucci CAT 5 BBCOR Baseball Bat (MCB2) and the 2015 Easton S3Z ZCORE Baseball Bat (BB15S3Z) could be used by a power hitter style player. Both are similar in design and have a stiff flex and high performance level out of the wrapper that a power hitter would value.

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Does the Marucci CAT 5 BBCOR come with a warranty?

The Marucci CAT 5 BBCOR Baseball Bat (MCB2) comes with a full one year manufacturer warranty through Marucci.

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Which bat feels lighter, the CAT 5 or the CAT 6?

The Marucci CAT 5 BBCOR Baseball Bat (MCB2) and the CAT 6 model are both very balanced. They should actually feel very similar in swing weight.

Brandon Expert
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What size do you recommend for me? I'm 5'9" and weigh 165 lbs.

Based on your height and weight, we recommend a 32" Marucci CAT 5 BBCOR Baseball Bat (MCB2).

Tessa Expert
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Is it really BBCOR certified? The reviews say they were told it is not certified and had to return bats for another style. This is confusing us and keeping us from making a purchase.

Before purchasing the Marucci CAT 5 BBCOR Baseball Bat (MCB2) we suggest asking your coach or league director if the bat is approved for play in your league. Every league's rules are a little different for what bats they do and do not approve so we recommend that you check with your league before purchasing.

Liz Expert
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Is the 33/30 Marucci CAT 5 BBCOR Baseball Bat (MCB2) still banned from high school?

When it comes to what leagues do or do not approve the 33" 30 oz. Marucci CAT 5 BBCOR Baseball Bat (MCB2) we recommend asking your coach and/or league director to make the bat is approved before purchasing.

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Everyone tells me to go composite. I want to know what is the difference between composite and alloy?

The Marucci CAT 5 BBCOR Baseball Bat (MCB2) is going to be an alloy bat, made of aluminum and is going to be hot and ready to go out of the wrapper. Composite bats are going to be made of carbon fibers and they will consist of a break in period of 150-200 swings off of a tee or coach pitch rotating it a quarter of an inch on each swing.

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What are the differences between the Marucci Cat 5 and the Marucci Cat 6 BBCOR? Also, are the Marucci Cat 5 32" BBCOR bats banned from high school ball as well? What were the safety requirements that Marucci did not pass with the 33" and 34"? Why did they pass with the 32"? One more question, should I get this bat or the DeMarini Voodoo Paradox 2013 BBCOR? Thanks.

The DeMarini Voodoo BBCOR will feel more barrel heavy and end loaded compared to the CAT 5 and CAT 6 BBCOR bats. If that's what you prefer, than by all means, it would be a great option. If you prefer a lighter,more balanced option go with the Marucci Cat 6 BBCOR. The Marucci CAT 5 (33" and 34") did not pass the standards of BBCOR .50 BPF when being tested. It was performing at too high a level to be deemed legal. The smaller sizes did perform up to BBCOR standards are were deemed legal. The CAT 6 BBCOR will be more balanced compared to the CAT 5 BBCOR. Also, the CAT 6 will have a handle that will eliminate more hand sting and vibration.

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Does the Cat 5 have a lot of pop? Also, when did this bat first come out? I ordered it yesterday from you guys so I just wanted to know a little about it.

The Marucci Cat 5 BBCOR Baseball Bat (MCB2) was originally released in 2011-2012. It is a one piece alloy bat that is rumored to be one of the hottest bats ever. The 34" and 33" inch models were originally banned because of their performance.

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Should I get the Marucci Cat 5 or Rip-IT AIR? I'm looking for a bat for the upcoming school ball season.

Both the RIP-IT AIR BBCOR and the Marucci CAT 5 BBCOR Baseball Bat: MCB2 will swing very similar. The RIP-IT AIR will swing slightly more balanced. The CAT 5 will feel more stiff. Both one-piece fully alloy designs will have very high performance. Neither bat will require any period of break-in. Either option would be a perfect choice for the BBCOR hitter.

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Is this bat legal for play in high school on Long Island, New York?

The Marucci CAT 5 BBCOR Baseball Bat (MCB2) features a current BBCOR Stamp on the barrel. So if your league requires the BBCOR stamp, then it should be legal for play. We recommend contacting a coach or league official to be absolutely certain.

Tessa Expert
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Is this bat balanced, or end loaded?

The Marucci CAT 5 BBCOR Baseball Bat (MCB2) has a balanced swing weight.

Mac Expert
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I'm in 8th grade 5'1 80 pounds. Do you think the 31 28 would be the right size for me?

Based on your height and weight, the 31 inch size of the Marucci CAT 5 BBCOR Baseball Bat (MCB2) may be a bit too long. A 29 or 30 inch BBCOR bat would be more what we would recommend for your size.

Patrick Expert
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Is the Marucci CAT 5 BBCOR in a 32 inch 29 ounce legal to play with or no?

The Marucci CAT 5 BBCOR Baseball Bat (MCB2) is legal to use in all the sizes except 33 inches or 34 inches.

Patrick Expert
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This verse the Cat 6 pop wise, barrel size, and balance?

The Marucci CAT 5 BBCOR Baseball Bat (MCB2) and the 2015 Marucci CAT 6 BBCOR Baseball Bat (MCBC614) are extremely similar in terms of overall design and performance. The differences between the two would be minor.

Patrick Expert
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I have the new 2015 Marucci CAT 6 in a 33" 30 oz. Do you think I should get the Marucci CAT 5 in a 32" 29 oz. just for a lighter swinging bat?

The CAT 5 would be an awesome bat, but the CAT 6 would also swing just as well. I feel if you already own the Marucci CAT 5 BBCOR Baseball Bat (MCB2) you'll be just fine!

Brandon Expert
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Is this cat 5 bat 31 28 bbcor certified or besr and is it banned

The Marucci CAT 5 (MCB2) will be BBCOR Certified and legal for play.

Kelby Expert
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Is the 32"29 oz. banned in high school?

The 32" Marucci CAT 5 BBCOR Baseball Bat (MCB2) is legal for play in high school. The only sizes that were banned were the 33" and the 34" models.

Tessa Expert
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How come Kansas is using this bat in the College World Series right now? I thought it was banned.

That bat is actually Marucci's new model which is the Marucci CAT 6. That bat will be released to the public in October.

Cooper Expert
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Why was this bat banned in a 33" 30 oz. version?

The Marucci CAT 5 BBCOR: MCB2 Adult bat was banned due to excessive performance that was not certified by BBCOR standards.

Brandon Expert
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I'm and 8th grader and about 5'4'' and 125 lbs. and wanting to upgrade from a 31 in. 28 oz. Easton Hammer. Would this be a good upgrade?

The Marucci Cat 5 is an excellent bat with great balance. We recommend a 31" 28 oz for your height and weight.

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Would it be to heavy,in your opinion for a 13 year old who is 5'3 and 100 pounds?

If you are referring to the 34 inch 31 ounce model, yes, it will be too big for a 13 year old who is 5'3" 100 lbs. A player of that size would be better suited with a 31 inch 28 ounce model.

Tyler Expert
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Are you aware of a Marucci Cat 5 32" 29oz bat that is only BESR, not BBCOR?

The Marucci Bat Co. CAT 5: MAAB10 Adult was BESR certified. The Marucci Cat 5 BBCOR in a 32" 29oz is BBCOR certified.

Kara Expert
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I am 5'2 90 pounds, a contact hitter and am considering these bats: DeMarini Vexxum, DeMarini Voodoo, Marucci CAT 5, and Marucci Black. Out of all of those which would you say would suit me the best?

If you are more of a contact hitter the DeMarini Vexxum, DeMarini Voodoo, or the Marucci Black would all be good options to consider. All of these bats are two-piece designs and will work great for a contact hitter. You can't really go wrong with any of these bats.

Jennifer Expert
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Where is it made?

The Marucci CAT 5 BBCOR is made in China.

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My son has a tendency to hit long fly balls, I understand that the CAT 5 has more weight in the handle, might this help him hit more line drives?

There really isn't one type of bat that will correct the tendency to hit pop-ups (assuming you're comparing bats of the same overall weight). I recommend your son work on keeping his hands and back shoulder up during his swing, stand towards the back of the box to get a longer look at the ball and practice his swing on the tee or soft toss.

Tyler Expert
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I hear that the Marucci Team is coming out soon. About when will it come out and will it be as good as some of the other top name-brand bats?(Easton, DeMarini, etc.)

The Marucci Team is scheduled to be released sometime in late April 2012. They have designed it to be very much like the CAT 5, which is one of the top performing BBCOR bats on the market according to many players.

Patrick Expert
22618 Click to show/hide answer

How long is the break in period on the marucci black?

Much like the CAT 5, the Marucci Black has an alloy barrel and does not need to be broken in.

Patrick Expert
22605 Click to show/hide answer

How do you feel about the way Marucci has handled the replacement of the Cat5 33"? I had to pay to return the bat to Marucci, they received it on March 15, and they are telling me the replacement may not ship until the end of April. The High School season will be over by then.

The banning of the Marucci CAT 5 was an unfortunate situation that nobody could anticipate and Marucci is doing their best to correct it. When the most popular size of the best selling bat on the market is banned, you face a problem that will take some time to correct. We have full confidence that Marucci will replace the CAT 5 and reconcile the situation as soon as possible.

Patrick Expert
22466 Click to show/hide answer

I am debating on whether to get the Marucci Black or the CAT 5. Which would you suggest? I am 16 and play travel ball.

That depends on what type of hitter you are. If you are more of a power hitter, I would go with the one-piece Marucci CAT 5. However, if you are more of a contact hitter than the two-piece Marucci Black will probably be better suited for you.

Jennifer Expert
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I just had my CAT 5 break during a game, does Marucci have a warranty? I've only had the bat for about 5 months.

Yes, the Marucci Cat 5 comes with a one-year warranty. You can contact Marucci at 1-888-627-8224 or www.maruccisports.com for details.

Kara Expert
19789 Click to show/hide answer

Which bat is better for power hitters, the CAT 5 or the TPX Omaha?

Either bat would be a great choice. Both of these bats are pretty balanced and have a one-piece alloy design, which is perfect for power hitters. They will a similar performance and you can't really go wrong with either!

Jennifer Expert
19667 Click to show/hide answer

What size bat should be used if you are 14 years old and 5'9 185lbs. He is a power hitter. The CF5 just feels like you hit with a tennis racquet. He swings a 33/30 BBCOR now.

Based on his height and weight, the suggest size for him would be a 33" bat. The CAT 5 will have a more balanced feel, so he might be able to swing it better. If you need any further help in selecting the right size for him feel free to use our bat coach feature located on our website or give us a call at 1-866-321-2287!

Jennifer Expert
19511 Click to show/hide answer

I'm a 6'4, 220 high school junior and I hit for power. Will I get more power from the CAT 5 or Black?

Both of these bats are great choices, but if you swing more for power the CAT 5 might be a better choice for you. The Marucci Black is a great bat, but it is a two-piece design, which is usually better suited for contact hitters. The one-piece design of the CAT 5 will be pretty stiff and balanced and will help you generate even more power.

Jennifer Expert
19492 Click to show/hide answer

So since i had recently bought a 33in cat 5 for the season will Marucci replace it for free with a legal bat of equal value?

Yes. Marucci is working with customers in this situation. They are asking everyone to visit www.maruccisports.com/returns for more information.

Tyler Expert
19424 Click to show/hide answer

What will the Cat 5 be replaced with? Personally, I'm a fan of the bat because you can actually "feel" it. Any other suggestions on what may be a similar type bat.

Marucci is planning on releasing a new line called the "Team Series" in order to replace the CAT 5 later this month. Some other bats that would be similar to the CAT 5 would be the Easton S3, Rawlings 5150 Velo, and the Rip-It Prototype II, just to name a few.

Jennifer Expert
19351 Click to show/hide answer

Is the Cat 5 32 illegal too?

The AT 5 32" has not be deemed illegal. Only the 33" model was decertified.

Jennifer Expert
19317 Click to show/hide answer

WANTED A CAT 5 - 33/30 BUT NOT BBCOR APPROVED. RIP-IT WAS TOO TOP-HEAVY. HOW DOES CAT5 MATCH AGAINST ANDERSON IGNITE XS? DOES BETTER WEIGHT DISTR. ON CAT-5 MAKE 34-31 A CANDIDATE?

The Anderson Ignite is slightly end loaded like the Rip It. The 34" 31oz. would be a good choice for the CAT 5 because it is balanced.

KB Expert
18954 Click to show/hide answer

Marucci stated they were coming out with a new series in March. Will this replace the Cat5 or be an addition?

The new Marucci will be replacing the CAT 5. The CAT 5 has been discontinued from production.

Kris Expert
18569 Click to show/hide answer

I have heard that there is a plastic knob on this bat. If that knob pops of after one year do I have to buy a whole new bat?

Unfortunately after one year the warranty on this bat will be void and you'd have to purchase a new bat. If the knob does fall off within a year Marucci will replace the bat.

Kris Expert
17887 Click to show/hide answer

Thinking about buying the 34 inch 31 oz bat but who's to say they won't ban CAT5 all together. Why are they banning that particular size only?

The testing process for BBCOR is specific to each size of bat. Each size gets tested under the same conditions to ensure they are all eligible. Each size of bat will have different engineering in the barrel. For example, a 33” bat will have a slightly longer barrel than the 32” bat. Due to the length of the barrel the properties in the barrel like barrel thickness, MOI, etc. all will be slightly different. It is these subtleties that caused the 33" Cat5 to get banned, and not other sizes.

Jennifer Expert
17740 Click to show/hide answer

I have heard rumors of this bat being banned next year is this true?

Only the 33" 30 oz. model has been banned. All other sizes are 100% legal.

Tyler Expert
17617 Click to show/hide answer

Is the CAT 5 legal for 13 u USSSA? I am thinking of buying the 32-29.

Yes, the 32" CAT 5 is legal for play in USSSA.

Tyler Expert
17485 Click to show/hide answer

Does the Marucci CAT 5 31/23 have a USSSA approved stamp on it? It is needed for 10u USSSA Leauge play this year.

Yes, the CAT MSB2 Senior League has the USSSA BPF 1.15 stamp. http://www.justbats.com/product/marucci-cat-5--msb2-senior-league/13176/

Kara Expert
16939 Click to show/hide answer

Will the cat 5 bat be banned from high school use?

Thanks for the question Matt! The only Marcci bat that has been discontinued for High School and College play is the Marucci CAT 5 BBCOR: MCB2 Adult in the 33" model only. All other sizes in this model and brand are still legal under BBCOR regulations

Kole Expert
16936 Click to show/hide answer

The NFHS could not tell me why it is illegal. Is it that the bat is too good to be a BBCOR bat or what?

It is our understanding a random sampling of 33” CAT 5’s were selected to be re-tested to ensure they met current BBCOR standards. During the re-testing process the NCAA came to the conclusion that the CAT5 33” was no longer eligible for play. Our very basic understanding of the ruling is that the 33” was “too hot” and exceeded current BBCOR standards.

Jennifer Expert
16905 Click to show/hide answer

Is the 32/29 bat legal for both high school and legion play?

The 32" CAT 5 is still BBCOR certified and legal for high school and collegiate play. It was only the 33" CAT 5 model that was recently decertified.

Jennifer Expert
16897 Click to show/hide answer

I purchased the CAT 5 32/29 for my son in December, and the cap on the knob of the bat is poping out when he hits. Is this a common problem, and will affect the bat. Do you replace the bats.?

This isn't a common problem, but your bat is covered under a one year warranty through Marucci. You can contact Marucci at 1-888-627-8224 and they will be able to assist you.

Tyler Expert
16894 Click to show/hide answer

Why is it just the 33" banned?

The testing process for BBCOR is specific to each size of bat. Each size gets tested under the same conditions to ensure they are all eligible. Each size of bat will have different engineering in the barrel. For example, a 33” bat will have a slightly longer barrel than the 32” bat. Due to the length of the barrel the properties in the barrel like barrel thickness, MOI, etc. all will be slightly different. It is these subtleties that caused the 33" Cat5 to get banned, and not other sizes.

Jennifer Expert
16892 Click to show/hide answer

Why has it been banned? Why only the 33 in? Both of my HS boys have this bat in the 33/28 size.

The testing process for BBCOR is specific to each size of bat. Each size gets tested under the same conditions to ensure they are all eligible. Each size of bat will have different engineering in the barrel. For example, a 33” bat will have a slightly longer barrel than the 32” bat. Due to the length of the barrel the properties in the barrel like barrel thickness, MOI, etc. all will be slightly different. It is these subtleties that caused the 33" Cat5 to get banned, and not other sizes.

Jennifer Expert
16880 Click to show/hide answer

Why was the 33" bat banded from high school?

It is our understanding a random sampling of 33” CAT 5’s were selected to be re-tested to ensure they met current BBCOR standards. During the re-testing process the NCAA came to the conclusion that the CAT5 33” was no longer eligible for play. Our very basic understanding of the ruling is that the 33” was “too hot” and exceeded current BBCOR standards.

Jennifer Expert
16852 Click to show/hide answer

Is the 32/29 also banned?

The ruling applies only to the 33" Cat 5 BBCOR. All other sizes in the Cat 5 line are approved for NCAAA and High School play.

Kara Expert
16814 Click to show/hide answer

Will the new Marucci black 33/30 be banned as well?

No. The Marucci Blacks are not in any jeopardy of being banned.

Tyler Expert
16782 Click to show/hide answer

Is the Marucci Cat 5 31/28 legal to use in high school play? My son's coach just told him it was not and we spent a lot of money on this bat. If it is illegal what can be done?

Yes. The 31" CAT 5 is absolutely legal for use in high school. ONLY the 33" 30oz. model has been banned.

Tyler Expert
16777 Click to show/hide answer

What are you doing about those that purhased the Marucci 33/30 white cat 5 when you advertised it as legal? Will there be some type of exchange?

Marucci is offering an exchange bat to all customers who purchased the 33" CAT 5. You can refer to their website (maruccisports.com) for FAQ's and information about the return process.

Tyler M Expert
16742 Click to show/hide answer

Is the Marucci Cat 5 33/30 banned for high school play?

As of 2/21/2012 effective immediately and until further notice, this (Marucci CAT 5 33") should be considered a non-compliant bat and subject to NFHS Baseball Rules.

John Expert
16719 Click to show/hide answer

Is it likely that this bat in 33/30 is banned in high school for THIS season?

As of 2-21-12, the Marucci Cat 5 33/30 is illegal for all high school and collegiate play.

Jennifer Expert
16577 Click to show/hide answer

Since the 33 has been banned. What makes the 33 different from the other sizes. Will the other sizes be banned shortly too?

The testing process is specific to each size and the barrels of each size will be engineered differently. The subtle differences in the 33 inch model is what caused it to get banned. The other sizes are not in jeopardy of getting banned.

Tyler Expert
16544 Click to show/hide answer

What do I do if I have a Marucci 33/30 and it's now illegal for me to use in my season?

We completely understand your situation. If you purchased your CAT 5 from JustBats, please give us a call at 1-866-321-2287 and we will be happy to give you more information.

Tyler Expert

We are aware of this ban. Please give us a call @ 866-321-2287 and we can help you out.

Kris Expert
16374 Click to show/hide answer

Has this bat been banned?

The 33" MCB2 Marruci CAT 5 was banned on 2-17-12 by the NCAA only. All other sizes are legal for NCAA play. All sizes for the MCB2 Marruci CAT 5 are still legal for high school play as of 2-18-12.

Shelbe Expert
16373 Click to show/hide answer

I heard the 33 inch MCB2 Cat5 33 inch has been banned by the NCAA. Is that true?

The 33" MCB2 Marruci CAT 5 was banned on 2-17-12 by the NCAA only. All other sizes are legal for NCAA play. All sizes for the MCB2 Marruci CAT 5 are still legal for high school play as of 2-18-12.

Shelbe Expert
16371 Click to show/hide answer

If it does get banned by NCAA will it still be legal for high school play?

The 33" MCB2 Marruci CAT 5 was banned on 2-17-12 by the NCAA only. All other sizes are legal for NCAA play. All sizes for the MCB2 Marruci CAT 5 are still legal for high school play as of 2-18-12.

Shelbe Expert
16212 Click to show/hide answer

I noticed the knob is plastic. What is the likelihood of the knob cracking or breaking off? Is it covered under the warranty? What is the procedure to replace if it broke?

The Marruci CAT 5 has been a very durable BBCOR bat this year. If this bat does dent or the knob does come off whithin a year of purchase Marucci will replace the bat.

Kris Expert
16157 Click to show/hide answer

What bat is better, Marruci CAT 5 or Easton S1? Not concerned about price just performance.

It is hard to say which is better. The Marucci CAT 5 is a one-piece alloy design, which is typically great for power hitters since the bat will be pretty stiff. This bat will not require a break in and will perform best right out of the wrapper. The Easton S1 is a two-piece composite design, which is great for contact hitters due to the flex and the whip like effect it gives when hitting the ball. This bat will require a break in since it is composite and will perform best over time. The composite material might also produce more "pop" due to the trampoline effect it also creates. Both are great bats and you can't go wrong with either.

Jennifer Expert
16146 Click to show/hide answer

How does the CAT 5 compare to the Omen and the Rival when it comes to the ball poping off the bat?

The Marruci CAT 5, the Easton Omen and the Easton Rival are all really high performing bats. All of these bats are top top tier bats from Easton and Marucci.

Shelbe Expert
16038 Click to show/hide answer

Do you offer this bat in a 32" 29oz.?

The Marruci CAT 5 is discontinued and we no longer carry it in a 32" 29oz.

Brad Expert
15929 Click to show/hide answer

I hear this bat is very well balanced but how is the pop?

According to our customers feedback on phone calls and on our website ratings, this Marucci CAT 5 BBCOR bat has great "pop" and is one of the hottest bats on the market for BBCOR.

Robb Expert
15903 Click to show/hide answer

Where is the sweet stop on this bat?

The Marruci CAT 5 has a huge sweet spot for being a such a well balanced bat. The sweet spot will generally be from the "M" on Marucci to the second "C".

John Expert
15896 Click to show/hide answer

My son is 14 yrs old. He is 5-11 and weighs 140 lbs. He hits for power. This is our first year with BBCOR. Trying to decide between the 32/29 or 33/30. What are your thoughts? Thanks.

We suggest a Marruci CAT 5 in the 32" 29oz. based on his height and weight.

Kara Expert
15885 Click to show/hide answer

I'm a 5'7' 150lb. What size bat should I use?

We suggest a 32" Marruci CAT 5 based on your height and weight.

Kara Expert
15526 Click to show/hide answer

What is the best bat on the market?

The Marruci CAT 5 is a very good BBCOR bat and one of the most popular choices. The bat is 100% alloy and will have good pop. We consider this one of the best BBCOR bats right now.

KG Expert
15506 Click to show/hide answer

I'm 6'1" and still growing. I tend to hit better with a shorter bat. Should I buy the 32inch bat or buy a 33 inch bat?

The recommended bat size for someone of your height is going to be approximately 33". If you say you tend to hit better with a shorter bat, you could go down to a 32" bat. If you need any recommendations or want to check out other bats, feel free to use our "Bat Coach" feature, or this link will also give you some suggestions: http://www.justbats.com/bat-coach/

Jennifer Expert
15475 Click to show/hide answer

Is there any difference between the 2011 and 2012 models?

There is not a difference between the 2011 and 2012 Marruci CAT 5.

KB Expert
15421 Click to show/hide answer

I heard that the sting free handle is plastic. Does this make the handle less durable? Is this actually true?

The MCB2 Marruci CAT 5 handle does not effect the durability. The CAT 5 has a manufacturer warranty as well if there is an issue.

Shelbe Expert
15366 Click to show/hide answer

Does this bat have the USSSA 1.15 stamp on it? My son plays Pony and they require this.

The Marruci CAT 5 is a BBCOR bat and does not have the USSSA stamp. However, BBCOR bats are legal in Pony League.

Kara Expert
15317 Click to show/hide answer

Can/Should you use this bat in weather cooler than 50 degrees??

It is really not recommended to use this bat in temperatures that are 50-55 degrees or lower. This doesn't mean you absolutely can't use it with temperatures such as these, but it is recommended to really limit it's usage, as there is a higher number of damaged bats reported when they are used in these temperatures.

Jennifer Expert
15311 Click to show/hide answer

Would this bat be good for a 7th grade almost 13 year old

Te Marruci CAT 5 is a great option if you are required to swing a BBCOR model. This bat is very well balanced and has a ton of pop.

John Expert
15222 Click to show/hide answer

Last year my son had great success with the TPX Exogrid. Would the Cat 5 or the Marucci Black give him a similar feel, or is there a better choice?

The CAT 5 has the similar one-piece alloy design as the Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID2 so it would be more similar than the two-piece hybrid Black.

Shelbe Expert
15165 Click to show/hide answer

Is this a -3 or -5 drop?

The Marucci CAT 5 is a -3 BBCOR bat.

Shelbe Expert
15146 Click to show/hide answer

Does this bat have a balance or endloaded feel?

The Marucci CAT 5 has a balance feel and will be a great BBCOR bat.

KG Expert
15103 Click to show/hide answer

How does the Cat 5 compare to the Marucci Black and the Rip It Prototype II? Which of the 3 is considered to be the better bat? Are either of the 3 end-loaded?

These are all top tier bats and would be a good choice. The Prototype will swing a little heavier then the Marucci's.

Shelbe Expert
15098 Click to show/hide answer

Can you tell me where on the bat the sweet spot is? I am going to buy this bat for my son and I would like to highlight the area, so he knows where he needs to make contact. thanks Matt

Look for the sweet spot at the fattest part of the barrel, from the "M" of to the first "C" on the Marucci logo.

Shelbe Expert
15039 Click to show/hide answer

When a will a 31 in be back in stock?

The Marucci CAT 5 is a discontinued bat and we will no longer stock the 31" model.

Kara Expert
14896 Click to show/hide answer

Is there a difference between the 2011 & 2012 Marucci CAT 5? If so, how can I tell which model I have? Thanks.

There is no difference between the two Marucci CAT 5 bats. These are very good BBCOR bats and have tons of pop.

KG Expert
14424 Click to show/hide answer

Is this bat suitable for a 13 year old power hitter who weighs 185 and is 5'8"? Is it legal in the select Super Series games?

Yes the Marucci CAT 5 would work well for your son. The CAT 5 is well balanced with very good pop. It will be legal for Super Series games as Super Series follows high school standards.

Nick Expert
13889 Click to show/hide answer

At $199 each, which would you recommend, the Easton Omen or the Cat 5?

For the money, I would suggest the Marucci Cat 5. One of our top sellers

Ryan Expert
13852 Click to show/hide answer

The Easton S series has the small barrel for contact hitters and the Easton XL series has the larger barrel for power hitters. Would the barrel of the Cat5 be most comparable to the S series or XL series?

The Marucci CAT 5 has a barrel similar to the S series. This is a very good BBCOR bat and will have tons of pop.

KG Expert
13425 Click to show/hide answer

Balance aside, is the Marucci Black straight up better than the Cat 5?

The Marucci CAT 5 and Marucci Black both have the same alloy barrel, so it comes down to your preference between a one-piece and two-piece bat.

KG Expert
13192 Click to show/hide answer

Is the Marucci Black better than the CAT 5?

The Marucci Black is a two-piece bat and has a little bigger barrel and more flex. The CAT 5 is a one-piece bat and is going to be stiffer, better for a power hitter.

KB Expert
13189 Click to show/hide answer

Is this bat made in the USA? I know that their wooden bats are but how about these aluminums?

The CAT 5 bats are not made in the USA, they are made in China.

KB Expert
13093 Click to show/hide answer

Can you use a -3 CAT 5 for 12u USSSA baseball?

Yes, the Marucci CAT 5 is a BBCOR bat and you can use a BBCOR bat in USSSA play, although it is not required for that age group.

Kara Expert
13013 Click to show/hide answer

Which bat would you get the CAT 5 BBCOR or the new Black BBCOR?

It depends on your hitting style and personal preference. The Marucci CAT 5 is a one-piece alloy and is better suited for power hitters. The Marucci Black is a two-piece hybrid and better suited for contact hitters.

Sean Expert
12622 Click to show/hide answer

I'm 6'2" 230 lb. I am a power hitter. I want the most evenly weight bat in the world, does this one cut it?

The Marucci CAT 5 is a very balanced bat.

John Expert
12620 Click to show/hide answer

Can this bat be used for Senior / Junior Little League in 2012?

Yes, the Marucci CAT 5 can be used for senior/junior little league.

John Expert
12581 Click to show/hide answer

My son is 15, 6' 4", 215 lbs and uses a 34" -3 bat. He has learned a new swing that is wrist-based compared to an extended reach swing he used to have. The CAT 5 bat looks good but I'd appreciate your input as to what would be the best bat for the buck. He's a powerful line drive hitter.

The Marucci CAT 5 is a very good bat, it has a lot of pop and a very balanced feel to it

John Expert
12549 Click to show/hide answer

Are any colleges using Murucci bats?

Yes, there are colleges using Marucci bats.

Sean Expert
12319 Click to show/hide answer

About how big is the sweetspot on this bat? Do you think that this is the best bat to get on the market that is below $300?

The sweet spot is fairly large on the Marucci CAT 5. This is a very good bat for under $300.00 and it has great pop. This is a good choice for someone just playing high school baseball or just looking for a well balanced bat.

KG Expert
12306 Click to show/hide answer

What do you like better the CAT 5, Rawlings 5150, or Rawlings Plasma?

The Marucci CAT 5 and the Rawlings 5150 are very good bats with balanced weights and good pop. I would suggest either one of these bats.

KG Expert
12172 Click to show/hide answer

I am 6'2" 180 lbs... I hit for contact and power at times, but mostly line drives. I'm looking for a bat no more then 200 dollars. Please give me your advice on what to get.

The Marucci CAT 5 is a great bat option, so is the Easton S3 BB11S3, and the Easton XL3 BB11X3, also look at the Rawlings 5150.

Linda Expert
12170 Click to show/hide answer

Are we going to be able to use the Marucci CAT 5 in the 2012 high school baseball season?

Yes, the Marucci CAT 5 is BBCOR certified, so it is legal for 2012 high school play. The only CAT 5 that is not legal is the 33" 30oz that has been deemed illegal for both high school and NCAA.

Linda Expert
11965 Click to show/hide answer

My son would like to test the bat befor he buys it is there a place he can in Auburn, Washington?

Unfortunately, we are just an online retailer located in Kansas City, MO. You may just have to stop by your local sporting goods stores to see what options they have.

TJ Expert
11716 Click to show/hide answer

Is it composite?

No, the Marucci CAT 5 is a one-piece alloy bat.

KG Expert
11583 Click to show/hide answer

CAT5 or Easton Speed? Contact hitter 5'5" 110lbs. Freshman

There isn't a BBCOR Easton Speed, so I would go with the CAT 5.

Kara Expert
11560 Click to show/hide answer

My teammate uses this bat, but he has his own applied grip. Does this bat have nice grip or is it just middle of the road o.k.?

The Marucci CAT 5 comes with a high quality grip from the manufacturer, some people just prefer to re-wrap their own way.

Linda Expert
11543 Click to show/hide answer

Should I get this bat or the Marucci Black? I hear this bat has more pop but the Marucci Black has a bigger barrel. is this true? I would really appreciate your input because I have never swung these bats and I think you guys have. Thanks.

Barrel size isn't different, both are 2 5/8" barrels. But the design of the barrels are different. The Marucci CAT 5 is a one-piece alloy and the Marucci Black is a two-piece hybrid.

Linda Expert
11534 Click to show/hide answer

I'm torn between getting the Marucci Cat 5 and the TPX Omaha BBCOR BB126 I've read reviews on both and cost really isn't the main factor, I simply want the better bat that will allow me to be better, what do you recommend? And just because Marucci's are more expensive doesn't mean that there are not other cheaper BBCOR bats that are better.

Honestly, you would not go wrong with either of those two bats. Both are one-piece alloy, both have nice balance, great pop, and both have good reputations behind them.

Linda Expert
11493 Click to show/hide answer

My son is transitioning to a BBCOR bat. His current bat is the Demarini Black Voodoo, BESR, drop 3 with a 3.5 flex. Which Marucci (cat 5 or Black) most resembles that bat in terms of weight distribution and flex?

The Marucci Black would be the closest to the DeMarini Voodoo. Both are two-piece hybrids with alloy barrels and composite handles.

linda Expert
11414 Click to show/hide answer

Can you use the CAT 5 in the cold? I know some DeMarini's you can't use in the cold so can you use the CAT 5 in the cold?

We don't recommend using your bats when the temperature drops below 55 degrees. At that temperature, the baseballs become very dense and can damage that bat.

KG Expert
11242 Click to show/hide answer

Hi. I need a BBCOR -.50 for my son. He can use a -5 this year and goes to -3 next year. He is 5'4" 125#s. Could reccommend a bat and length for him please Todd

All BBCOR bats are -3, so if your son can use a -5 bat this season he will not need a BBCOR bat.

Linda Expert
10961 Click to show/hide answer

What's the main difference between the Marucci CAT 5 and the Marucci Black? Is it worth spending the extra $100 for the Black?

The Marucci CAT 5 is a one-piece alloy bat and the Marucci Black is a two-piece hybrid with a composite handle and alloy barrel. Power hitters usually prefer one-piece bats and contact hitters prefer two-piece bats.

Sean Expert
10616 Click to show/hide answer

Is this bat college approved in all levels?

Yes, the Marucci CAT 5 is approved for all levels except for the 33" 30oz which has been banned by high school and NCAA.

Linda Expert
10610 Click to show/hide answer

Currently using a 32-27 Cat 5. Will move to BBCOR in summer. Same bat but drop 3. Would you recommend a 33/30 or 32/29? He is 14YO, 5'7", 135 pounds.

If you are just making the transition to BBCOR bats I would recommend the smaller size.

Kara Expert
10570 Click to show/hide answer

I've seen that this bat is supposed to have somewhat of an oversized squared knob that has a little bit of extra weight to it. But, I've also seen some people get this bat with a rounded knob on it. Why is that and does that change the weight distribution of this bat at all.

The Marucci CAT 5 has the same knob for all sizes and it does not alter the weight.

Sean Expert
10569 Click to show/hide answer

Does the CAT 5 2 have a break-in period and how good is this bat in cold weather

No, the Marucci CAT 5 has an alloy barrel and will be game ready the day you buy it. We don't recommend using any bat in temperatures below 55 degrees.

Sean Expert
10472 Click to show/hide answer

Is this bat better than the Marucci Black? And do Marucci BBCULL BLEM bats have a problem with performance?

The Marucci Black is very similar to the Cat 5. The Black has a composite handle and alloy barrel. Since it is a two piece bat it is most preferred by conact hitters due to a little flex. The Cat 5 is a one-piece all alloy and will have no flex. Both bats can be used by either type of hitter and it will be more on what you like and feels best to you. Our BBCULL bats by Marucci are very nice and will be your basic maple wood bat.

KG Expert
10402 Click to show/hide answer

Is the sweet spot smaller than the Marucci Black.? Also is it stiffer than the Black?

The sweet spots are very similar. The Black is a two-piece hybrid which will give it some flex. The CAT 5 is a one-piece alloy and will have no flex.

KG Expert
10348 Click to show/hide answer

Which is a better bat the CAT 5 or the 5150 from Rawlings? I'm hearing they are both great bats for the price.

Both bats are great and will have similar performance. I would give the edge to the CAT 5 based the weight and feel of the bat.

K.B. Expert
10239 Click to show/hide answer

Would a CAT 5 BBCOR bat or the Easton S3 be better for a smaller person? I am 4' 11" and 95 pounds.

The Marucci CAT 5 and Easton S3 are both one-piece alloy bats. For your size, you may want to consider a two-piece bat like the Marucci Black.

John Expert
10238 Click to show/hide answer

Would you choose the Marucci CAT 5 or the RIP-IT Prototype II and why? I like stiff bats, price is not a factor.

Both the Marucci CAT 5 and the RIP-IT Prototype II are one-piece alloys with great balance. Their stiff feel make them perfect for a power hitter.

John Expert
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How does the Marrucci CAT 5 BBCOR bat compare to the Easton S3 BBCOR bat?

Both the Marucci CAT 5 and Easton S3 are very good bats. Both are one-piece alloy bats with nice balance and are excellent choices for power hitters.

Todd Expert
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Is this bat as good as a RIP-IT Prototype II?

Both the Marucci CAT 5 and RIP-IT Prototype II are one-piece alloys with huge sweet spots and nicely balanced.

Linda Expert
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My son is 13 yrs old, 5'6" and 155 lbs. Hits line drives and occassional long ball. He is looking at the CAT 5 or Nike M1. What do you suggest?

I think the CAT 5 might best suit his batting style. One-piece alloy, great pop, nice balance.

Linda Expert
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Is this bat good for contact hitters or is there another BBCOR bat that is better?

Yes, the Marucci CAT 5 is an awesome bat! Nice balance, one-piece all alloy has awesome pop. Big sweet spot!

Linda Expert
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How does the balance and performance of this bat compare to the Demarini M2M?

Both of these bats will have a balance weight. They are not end-loaded like others. The Marucci CAT 5 may be a little more durable than the DeMarini M2M.

KG Expert
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Is this bat approved for Jr. League?

We suggest checking with a coach or league offical to be sure. If you need a BBCOR bat, the Marucci CAT 5 will be approved.

KG Expert
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Is the BBCOR the same as a 1.15BPF???

No. BBCOR are Adult bats used for High School and College. 1.15 BPF will be on Youth and Youth Big Barrel bats.

Kara Expert
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I was wondering if there really is a major difference between the CAT 5 and the Black because of the pricing between them and both look like great bats, but they seem the same.

The Marucci CAT 5 is a one-piece all alloy bat. The Marucci Black is a two-piece bat with an alloy barrel and composite handle.

Kara Expert
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Without consideration of price which Marucci bat would you recommend, Cat5 or Black? I don't want to buy both just the better bat.

It depends on the type of hitter you are and your personal preferences. The Marucci CAT 5 is a one-piece alloy which is typically preferred by power hitters. The Marucci Black is a two-piece hybrid which is typically preferred by contact hitters.

Todd Expert
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How do Marucci bats compare with Rip-It in performance?

The Marucci CAT 5 is a one-piece alloy, as is the RIP-IT Prototype II. Both have a really nice balance and pop!

Linda Expert
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i heard that problems with this bat cracking were fixed but my question is whether the changes were done to the CAT 5 or fixed with the Marucci Black?

Both the Marucci CAT 5 and Marucci Black are durable bats. You also have a one-year manufacturers warranty if there are any issues with your bat.

K.B. Expert
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What bat is best for a 5-4 110lbs 14 year old to swing? This bat, Easton Rival or the 5150 Rawlings? I want a 31inch bat.

The Marucci CAT 5 is going to have a little quicker bat speed than the Easton Rival and the Rawlings 5150.

K.B. Expert
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Is there anywhere I could try this bat out in Illinois?

We are based out of Kansas City, MO, and I'm not sure if there is a place to try bats out in your area.

Derek Expert
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I heard that the end cap breaks off easily, Is that true?

It can happen, but it is not a common problem with the Marucci CAT 5.

Sean Expert
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How durable is the CAT 5 because I heard from people that it breaks easily?

The Marucci CAT 5 is a durable bat. There were some issues early on with cracking but they have fixed the problems.

Sean Expert
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Which bat has more pop the Marucci Cat 5 or he Combat B3?

Hard call because both offer something different. The Marucci CAT 5 is a one-piece alloy and the COMBAT B3 is a one-piece composite. Both have tremendous pop and both are BBCOR certified.

Linda Expert
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Which is better for a power hitter Marucci Cat 5 or the Combat B3?

Both the Marucci CAT 5 and COMBAT B3 are one-piece bats and good options for power hitters. It comes down to your personal preference of an alloy or composite barrel.

KG Expert
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Is the sweet spot bigger on this one or the 5150?

Both have very good sweet spots. I've heard several customers say that they think the Cat 5 has a larger sweet spot than the 5150.

TJ Expert
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I'm a power hitter and love the feel of wood. I'm torn between this bat the omaha and the xl3. I have heard good and bad about all 3 but not sure on the exact details. I want the biggest bang for my buck. Which one do you reccomend? Which alloys are better? And which one should a power hitter get?

The Marucci CAT 5 and and Easton XL3 use a better alloy. The XL3 is end loaded and would be better for a power hitter.

K.B. Expert
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What are the differences between this bat and the Marucci Black?

The Marucci CAT 5 is a one-piece all aluminum bat, with tremendous pop. The Marucci Black is a two-piece hybrid with an alloy barrel and composite handle, Very nice balance and great pop. Nice sweetspot also!

Linda Expert
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What bat is better, the CAT 5 or the Black?

Both are great bats, it comes down to your hitting style and personal preference. The Marucci CAT 5 is a one-piece alloy and a great option for power hitters. The Marucci Black is a two-piece hybrid and a great option for contact hitters.

Sean Expert
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My son is a line drive hitter, but can go yard also. How's the balance difference gonna affect him and am I still pickin this bat?

The balance of the Marucci CAT 5 is going to make the bat feel different in weight. A balanced bat is going to feel true to form where as a end loaded bat, which is going to feel about an ounce heavier than it is listed.

John Expert
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I don't really have deep pockets, so I have $200.00 to spend, is it this one or the omaha?

The Marucci CAT 5 has very good POP and has been very popular. This is a well balanced bat and will not be end-loaded.

KG Expert
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Is there a wood bat similar to the CAT 5?

The Baum Bat Composite Wood BBCOR Bat: AAA Pro Adult is going to be a bat that is going to be similar to the Marucci CAT 5..

Todd Expert
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What is the most balanced BBCOR bat?

The Marucci CAT 5 along with the RIP-IT Prototype II and Rawlings 5150 will be very balanced bats with very good POP.

KG Expert
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I purchased a Marucci BBCOR Cat 5 -3 based on the new rules. I'm hearing that this bat has been banned for high school - any comments on that?

The Marucci CAT 5 33" 30oz. is the only banned CAT 5 bat. All other CAT 5 bats are legal for high school and NCAA play.

Sean Expert
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Which one is a better bat, the RIP-IT Prototype II or the Marucci CAT 5? I really don't know if I'm a power hitter or a contact hitter . I'm 5'8 156 lbs . I usually hit doubles to the wall . And singles . Not so much homeruns usually 1 homer every 40-50 ab's . I'm really conflicted.

Both the Marucci CAT 5 and the RIP-IT Prototype II are excellent bats for both contact and power hitters. Both are one-piece alloys and will provide you with great pop.

KG Expert
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So you know how well the Marucci Black compares to the CAT 5?

The Marucci Black is a two-piece hybrid and the Marucci CAT 5 is a one-piece alloy. The Black has a composite handle which allows for a lighter feel. The Black also has Harmonic Dampening System. The Black BBCOR has virtually no vibration at all.

Lkh Expert
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Can I use this bat in illinois high school in 2012, and what is the MOI on this bat looking at a -3?

The Marucci CAT 5 is BBCOR certified and is absolutely legal for 2012 except for the 33" 30oz. We do not have exact M.O.I. information for this bat but is is a very balanced bat with great pop.

John Expert
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Is this a good bat for power hitters?

The Marucci CAT 5 is a one-piece alloy bat with great stiffness for a power hitter.

Brett Expert
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Which bat would you say had more pop in it, the CAT 5 or the Demarini Voodoo?

I would give the advantage to the Marucci CAT 5 because of the type of alloy that is used.

K.B. Expert
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Does the bat meet the NEW USSSA MARK? The New USSSA Mark reflects that the manufacturer of the bat has committed to you the customer and to USSSA that the bat meets not just the USSSA 1.15 PBF test, but also the USSSA rule book, the USSSA anti-altering requirements and all other requirements as set forth in the licensing agreement between the bat manufacturer and USSSA. Does it meet the 2012 BBCOR requirements?

The Marucci CAT 5 is an Adult, BBCOR baseball bat. Adult bats are not governed by the new USSSA BPF standard. Adult bats only have to meet the BBCOR standard. The CAT 5 meets the BBCOR standard and it has the BBCOR stamp on the barrel.

TJ Expert
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I have used this bat and it is great but I was wondering when the new Marucci, the Black is coming to JustBats?

JustBats.Com carries the Marucci Black BBCOR bat: http://www.justbats.com/product/marucci-black-bbcor--mcb11-adult/14728/

Kara Expert
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How does the Cat 5 compare to the TPX Exogrid2?

The Marucci CAT 5 is a one-piece all aluminum bat. The Exogrid2 is a one-piece, alloy barrel with composite inserts in the handle. The biggest difference is the balance. The CAT 5 is a bit more balanced.

Linda Expert
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I've narrowed it down to the CAT 5, Marucci Black, Rawlings 5150, and the RIP-IT Pprototype II. I would like the bat to be no more end loaded than the surge. I've struggled with bats like the omaha with a lot of weight at the end. Which do you suggest?

The Marucci CAT 5 and Marucci Black are both balanced and lightweight as well as the Rawlings 5150. The RIP-IT Prototype II is the most end loaded out of all the bats you mentioned.

Tony Expert
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Next month, Nov. 5 Marucci is releasing their two piece comp bat. How do you think that will rate with the CAT 5 and or Voodoo? Which would you say is the bat that will stand alone?

Both Marucci bats are going to be top of the line. The Marucci CAT 5 is a one-piece alloy the the Marucci Black is a two-piece hybrid with an alloy barrel and composite handle. Both bats are balanced and provide a lot of pop.

Tony Expert
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My son would like to try this bat as a senior in high school. where can he go around Wilsonville, Oregon?

We don't have listings of vendors who carry the CAT 5. You may contact Marucci directly at 1-888-627-8224 and they might have a list for you.

Kara Expert
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How does this bat compare to the Omaha? Please compare the strengths and weaknesses of each.

Both the Marucci CAT 5 and Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha are one-piece bats and provide a stiffer flex. They both have an immediate pop and do not require a break in as composites do.

lkh Expert
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The plastic cover has popped up a little bit over the grey circular knob. How do i fix it?

If you have purchased your bat within the last year any defects are covered under warranty through Marruci. You can contact Marruci at 1-888-627-8224. They will require a copy of your receipt.

Kara Expert
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Hey guys, I was wondering what bat i should get for high school: the CAT 5 the Rawlings 5150 the Easton S1 or Easton S2?

All 4 of those bats are very high performing models. It really comes down to personal preferenc. They have good pop and durability.

Luke Expert
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This or the 5150?

Both the Marucci CAT 5 and Rawlings 5150 are one-piece alloy bats with great pop. Both would be good BBCOR options.

Steve Expert
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Looking for the best balanced BBCOR currently available. Would you put the Cat 5 in that category?

Yes, Marucci put a lot of time and effort on creating one the best well balanced bats on the market and they succeeded with the Marucci CAT 5..

John Expert
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Does this bat come in a 33-28.

No, BBCOR bats will only come in a -3 length to weight ratio.

John Expert
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Which is a better BBCOR bat, the CAT 5 by Marucci or the 2012 Voodoo by DeMarini? Can't decide which to get.

The Marucci CAT 5 is well balanced and has tremendous pop. It is a one-piece alloy with a nice trampoline effect on contact. The DeMarini Voodoo is a two-piece hybrid with an alloy barrel and composite handle.

Royalsgirl Expert
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I heard that they were not going to let high school use this bat anymore. Is that true?

The Marucci CAT 5 33" 30oz. bat has been deemed illegal for both high school and NCAA play. However, all other CAT 5 bat sizes are legal.

John Expert
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I heard these bats are gonna be outlawed due to them being too much like BESR. Is this true?

The Marucci CAT 5 33" 30oz. bat has been deemed illegal for both high school and NCAA play. However, all other CAT 5 bat sizes are legal.

Kris Expert
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If the CAT 5 and other more expensive bats all conform to the BBCOR standard, how can one be that much more "hot" than another? Aren't there limits on their performance, ie BBCOR?

Good question. Just because all bats have to meet the new BBCOR standard it doesn't mean all will walk that fine line between meeting the BBCOR standard and exceeding the standard. BBCOR is the ceiling that not all bats can reach. However, the discrepancy between the highest performing BBCOR bat and lowest performing BBCOR bat will be closer than it had previously been with BESR. Feel, balance and durability will play more significant roles in choosing the best BBCOR bat.

TJ Expert
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How does this bat compare to the RIP-IT Prototype II?

The Marucci CAT 5 is a one-piece alloy that is going to be one of the better bats that are under $200. This bat has very good durability and good pop. The RIP-IT is also a one-piece alloy with good balance.

Brett Expert
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Which bat has a better ratio of even balance and pop? The 2012 Demarini Vexxum BBCOR or this Marucci CAT 5 BBCOR?

Though both bats have great pop, the Marucci CAT 5 is more evenly balanced. The DeMarini Vexxum has a slight end load feel.

John Expert
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I'm just wondering if this bat feels end-loaded, because a lot of the BBCOR bats I've tried and heard people talking about are super end-loaded, which I personally am not a big fan of. Do you guys know?

The Marucci CAT 5 is a very well balanced one-piece alloy bat.

Brett Expert
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Based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Marucci was founded by two former Big Leaguers and their athletic trainer who began handcrafting bats for some of the best players in the game from their garage. Fast forward to today, and that dedication to quality and understanding of players' needs has turned into an All-American success story. Marucci is the number one bat in the Big Leagues and makes wood and aluminum bats, batting gloves, protective gear, and other baseball and softball accessories. Star players like Albert Pujols, Chase Utley, David Ortiz, Jose Bautista, Andrew McCutchen, and Fran.... read more

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Bat Features
  • 2 5/8 Inch Barrel Diameter
  • -3 Length to Weight Ratio
  • Balanced Swing Weight
  • BBCOR Certified - Approved for H.S. and Collegiate Play
  • Field Tested By Top Amateur Players
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  • Full Twelve (12) Month Manufacturer's Warranty
  • Longer Barrel For Bigger Sweetspot and Control
  • Most Responsive Alloy in the Industry
  • One of the Most Popular Bats Ever!
  • One-Piece Aluminum Design
  • Patented Anti-Vibration Technology
Description for Marucci CAT 5 BBCOR Baseball Bat: MCB2
One of the hottest bats ever built and back for a limited time only! The CAT 5 burst onto the scene and became one of the top aluminum bats on the market. Now, in very limited quantities, we are offering this bat at a discounted price so you can enjoy the insane performance. Through endless field testing with the top players in America, Marucci discovered that vibration in the top hand is the most common complaint amongst amateur baseball players. Marucci has acquired a patented new anti-vibration technology that blows the competition away. They hired noted bat scientist Dr. Daniel A. Russell to do some lab testing against the top bats on the market. The results were shocking. He found that the vibration dampening rate on the CAT 5 is 5.6 times higher than the next closest competitor! For the player, this means that they can step up to the plate worry-free with one thing on their mind; blasting one over the fence! This is literally the smoothest swinging bat ever produced. Experience the difference of this one-piece bat made from the most responsive alloy in the industry. Marucci: Game Tested. Player Approved. This bat is BBCOR Certified and is legal for high school and collegiate play. The Marucci CAT 5 carries a Full Twelve (12) Month Manufacturer's Warranty. Free Shipping!
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