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7 Best Baseball Bats 2018

7 Best Baseball Bats 2018

On June 17, 1890, Emile Kinst patented the ball-bat. Thus, the modern day baseball bat was born.

Since Kinst's invention, the baseball bat has undergone many major design changes and been subject to a handful of regulations. But, like a bottle of wine, the baseball bat has grown better with age. 2018 has brought a number of technological changes and design features. JustBats.com looks at the best baseball bats for 2018 based on customer feedback.

Due to our nature, we love bats. So, to learn more about all baseball bats or baseball bat reviews, visit our site and we'll make sure to find you your perfect baseball bat. These are the seven (7) best baseball bats 2018 edition based on player and customer feedback.

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2018 Louisville Slugger Solo 618 (-11) USA Baseball Bat

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By far and away the most popular USA Baseball bat (so far). The new USABat rule change combined with Louisville Slugger's dedication to crafting a one-piece, aluminum baseball bat has made this an in-demand bat. Many customers have declared this the Best USA bat! and it's not surprising given the bat's characteristics. Key features of the Louisville Slugger Solo 618 bat include:

Best Bat - LS Solo

  • New USA Baseball (USABat) certified stamp.
  • (-11) length to weight ratio, 2 5/8 barrel diameter.
  • Anti-vibration handle construction helps reduce sting on mishits.
  • Balanced swing weight score (1.1).
  • Speed Ballistic Composite end cap increases barrel length and improves balance.
2018 Marucci CAT 7 (-10) Senior League Baseball Bat

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The CAT remains one of the best bat series since its inception. This CAT 7 is intended for younger USSSA players who need a drop 10 senior league baseball bat. A one-piece, 100% AZ4X alloy construction helps make this model balanced while delivering a traditional, stiff feel on contact with superior strength and a higher response rate. Key features of the Marucci CAT 7 bat include:

Best Bat - Marucci CAT

  • Approved for play in USSSA.
  • (-10) length to weight ratio, 2 3/4 inch barrel diameter.
  • Optimized barrel design creates a sweet spot twice the size of the CAT 6.
  • Provides premium precision and control during every at-bat.
  • Balanced swing weight.
2018 Easton Beast X Speed BBCOR Baseball Bat

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Loud. Powerful. Brute strength. The Beast X is the successor to Easton's Z-CORE baseball bats, and (so far) customers believe it's one of the best alloy designs of all-time. The Advanced Thermal Alloy Construction (ATAC alloy) is the backbone of this model and gives the bat explosive sound, premium power, and invincible strength. Key features of the Easton Beast X Speed bat include:

Best Bat - Easton Beast

  • BBCOR certified for High School and Collegiate approval.
  • (-3) length to weight ratio, 2 5/8 inch barrel diameter.
  • Balanced swing weight delivers more speed behind the ball at contact.
  • Recommended for both contact hitters and power hitters.
  • Longest aluminum 2 5/8 inch BBCOR barrel in baseball.
2018 Louisville Slugger MLB Prime High Roller Wood Baseball Bat

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Constructed exclusively with the top 3% of all Louisville Slugger's wood to assure the utmost in quality and excellence. This wood bat has the revolutionary EXOARMOR premium hard coat applied to it so that it delivers a multi-layer top coat for double the surface hardness, superior power on contact, and an exceptional overall feel. Key features of the Louisville Slugger MLB Prime bat include:

Best Bat - LS MLB Prime

  • Pro ink dot stamp for Slope of Grain requirement and MLB approval.
  • (-3) length to weight ratio, 2 1/2 inch barrel diameter (both approximate).
  • Standard handle offers better control.
  • Bone rubbed to compress wood and make it denser.
  • MLB Grade wood provides unmatched durability.
2018 DeMarini Voodoo (-10) USA Baseball Bat

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Looking to cast a spell this season? Whereas the Solo 618 is a one-piece USA Baseball bat, the DeMarini Voodoo is a two-piece, hybrid bat. This allows the Voodoo to deliver a traditional sound of alloy bats, but with the lightweight, smooth feel of composite bats. The X14 alloy barrel utilizes enhanced variable wall thickness throughout for a more powerful performance. Key features of the DeMarini Voodoo USA Baseball bat include:

Best Bat - DeMarini Voodoo

  • New USA Baseball (USABat) certified stamp.
  • (-10) length to weight ratio, 2 5/8 inch barrel diameter.
  • 3Fusion end cap optimizes weight, control, and overall durability.
  • Two-piece, hybrid baseball bat.
  • 100% composite handle helps reduce shock in the hands.
2018 Rawlings Velo (-12) Senior League Baseball Bat

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All of the talks about USABat Standard has taken away from the big barrel bats being manufactured for USSSA, including this Rawlings Velo. 3C technology delivers consistent composite compaction for unbeatable durability and performance. And the two-piece, composite construction helps generate faster swing speeds while reducing sting in the hands on mishits. Key features of the Rawlings Velo Senior League bat include:

Best Bat - Rawlings Velo

  • USSSA 1.15 BPF certified stamp.
  • (-12) length to weight ratio, 2 3/4 inch barrel diameter.
  • Balanced swing weight.
  • Tackified, synthetic bat grip delivers more control.
  • Two-piece, composite baseball bat.
2018 Louisville Slugger Prime 918 BBCOR Baseball Bat

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Wowzas! The Prime 918 is the most complete bat in the game, as Louisville Slugger has engineered this model to perfection. As a three-piece, 100% composite design the Microform barrel is created to offer maximum pop with a lighter swing weight than ever before. This is combined with the proven TRU3 technology that eliminates sting in the hands for an unbelievably smooth feel on contact. Key features of the Louisville Slugger Prime 918 bat include:

Best Bat - LS Prime 918

  • BBCOR certified for High School and Collegiate approval.
  • (-3) length to weight ratio, 2 5/8 inch barrel diameter.
  • Balanced swing weight score (1.7).
  • New RTX end cap creates a longer barrel shape with improved durability.
  • Three-piece, composite baseball bat.

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