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2018 Easton Beast X -5 USA Baseball Bat: YBB18BX5

$199.95
2018 Easton Beast X -5 USA Baseball Bat: YBB18BX5
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  • General Feel (3 reviews)
  • Pop (3 reviews)

“aluminum is the way to go”

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Pros:  extreme pop and duribility with a great feel to it

Cons:  none

“much better than conpisite”

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Pros:  awesome pop

Cons:  none really

“best bang for your buck. ”

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Pros:  Looking for a great bat thats hot out of the wrapper and you don’t want to spend $400. you will not be disapointed. great bat to transition to full size field, end loaded, good grip, very little vibration. great pop of the bat.

Cons:  none to date. with all the new bats we all need a season to play on them. only used in batting practice.

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My son is 5 ft tall, 100 lbs and swings a Ghost X Hyperlite 31", -11. I am looking for a heavier bat for him. I am looking at a 31", -5. Would you recommend the Ghost X or the Beast X? Thanks.

I think both would be great options, and both are considered balanced bats. The Ghost X is a two-piece composite design that provides better vibration dampening and better flex and whip during the swing, while the Beast X is a one-piece alloy model that provides a bit more of a stiff swing feel and less vibration dampening, can but allow for a bit more power transfer to the ball because of that stiff swing. If one of those bats provides more of what you want out of a bat, then that's what I would go with.

Kyle J. Expert
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My son is 5’4” and 98 pounds. He is a contact hitter, definitely not a powerful batter. What size would you recommend in this bat?

Based on your son's height and weight, we would recommend getting the 2018 Easton Beast X -5 USA Baseball Bat: YBB18BX5 in a 31 inch model.

Cameron Expert
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Does this bat have a lot of sting? How does this bat compare to the -5 Louisville 718?

This bat is a one-piece design, so it will have more sting than a two-piece composite design that some bats have. This bat compares very similarly to the Louisville Slugger 718 when it comes to pop and performance. The 718 does have a three-piece design however, so it will provide better vibration dampening.

Kyle J. Expert
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2018 Easton Beast X -5 Senior League Baseball Bat: SL18BX58 what are the differences between the 2 bats? My son is 14, 110 lbs, and 5'8".

The 2018 Easton Beast X -5 USA Baseball Bat: YBB18BX5 is approved for play in AABC, Babe Ruth, Cal Ripken, Dixie Youth, Little League, & Pony. The 2018 Easton Beast X -5 Senior League Baseball Bat: SL18BX58 will feature the traditional 1.15 BPF certification and will approved for travel ball. First you will want to decide which bat you will need based off the style of play. After that, I would recommend going with a 31" bat length based off the information you have provided.

Dan Expert
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How does the sweet spot on the beast X compare to that of the ghost X?

Both the 2018 Easton Beast X -5 USA Baseball Bat: YBB18BX5 and the 2018 Easton Ghost X -5 USA Baseball Bat: YBB18GX5 feature an X-Tended Barrel Design to create a massive sweet spot.

Dan Expert
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My son is 13 yrs old and 5'9" feet tall. Should he move to a 33" from a 32"?

Generally, I would only recommend a 32" length for a 13 year old player (especially if a 33" size of bat has been used and it was a little large). I think the -5 length-to-weight ratio on this 2018 Easton Beast X -5 USA Baseball Bat (YBB18BX5) should work just fine for your 13 year old player. The 32" size would probably be best if he can handle 27 oz weight.

Ben Expert
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My son is a 6th grader and is 5’8”, 145 lbs. What length and drop weight do you recommend?

Based on your son's age, as well as height and weight, I would recommend getting a 32 inch bat that is 24 ounces. If you feel your player can handle a -5 model, such as the 2018 Easton Beast X -5 USA Baseball Bat: YBB18BX5, then there is nothing wrong with getting a 32 inch 27 ounce model.

Cameron Expert
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My son is 11 years old 5'5" and 140 pounds. What size bat should he use?

Based on your players height and weight, we suggest a 32" model of the 2018 Easton Beast X -5 USA Baseball Bat: YBB18BX5.

Jason Expert
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My son is 13 years old, 5'2" and 120 lbs. We are considering the Easton Beast X in either the drop 5 or 8. He is coming off using a drop 10 last year and aren't sure which to go with.

Based off your player's height and weight, I would recommend the 2018 Easton Beast X -5 USA Baseball Bat: YBB18BX5 or the 2018 Easton Beast X -8 USA Baseball Bat: YBB18BX8 in a 31 inch length. Typically, I recommend a 7th grade player to swing a drop 8 and a 8th grade player to swing a drop 5. This will allow for a smooth transition into the BBCOR drop 3 bat weight at the high school level.

Dan Expert
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How does this bat compare to the 2017 End loaded Composite Mako Beast as far as pop?

The 2018 Easton Beast X -5 USA Baseball Bat: YBB18BX5 won't have as much pop as the 2017 Mako Beast XL, due to the new regulation of USA certification.

Max Expert
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Is this bat end loaded or balanced? Looking for a 32" 2 5/8" -5 USA Standard that has a balanced feel over something that is end-loaded.

This drop 5 Easton Beast X USA Bat (YBB18BX5) features an end loaded swing weight. If you're looking for a balanced USA baseball bat, this may not be the best option for you or your player.

JP Expert
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Is this bat ok for a 10 year old?

The 2018 Easton Beast X -5 USA Baseball Bat: YBB18BX5 would be better suited for a player in 7th or 8th grade. For a player that is 10 and needing to use a USA approved model from Easton, we would recommend looking into the 2018 Easton Ghost X Hyperlite -11 USA Baseball Bat: YBB18GXHL or 2018 Easton Beast X -10 USA Baseball Bat: YBB18BX10.

Cameron Expert
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My son is playing LL and he has used a 28 inch Easton S300. How will this bat match up?

The 2018 Easton Beast X -5 USA Baseball Bat: YBB18BX5, much like the S300 that your son has been using previously, is a one-piece all alloy model. How this bat will stack up is hard to say. The 2018 Easton Beast X -5 USA Baseball Bat: YBB18BX5 will be end-loaded whereas the S300 was a balanced bat. This could make the bat tougher to swing but that will really come down to the player and how comfortable they are with the weight distribution of an end-loaded bat.

Cameron Expert
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Does this USA certified bat have an equivalent USSSA 1.15 BPF or BBCOR .50 parameters? My kid is playing in the 13U THEBIGSLEAGUE.COM Fall Season.

The 2018 Easton Beast X -5 USA Baseball Bat: YBB18BX5 will perform more like a wood bat. Thus the rating measures will be more similar to BBCOR parameters.

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Bat Features
  • Free Shipping!
  • Approved For Play In AABC, Babe Ruth, Cal Ripken, Dixie Youth, Little League, & Pony
  • 2 5/8 Inch Barrel Diameter
  • -5 Length To Weight Ratio
  • 1.4mm HYPERSKIN Grip Increases Cushioning
  • Advanced Thermal Alloy Construction (ATAC) Alloy Creates The Strongest & Most Powerful Barrel Ever
  • Colorway: Black / Yellow
  • End Loaded Swing Weight Offers More Mass Behind The Ball At Contact
  • Full Twelve (12) Month Manufacturer's Warranty
  • One-Piece, Alloy Baseball Bat
  • Recommended For Players With More Power & Strength
  • Thin 29/32 Inch ATAC Alloy Handle Provides A Traditional Feel
  • New USA Baseball (USABat) Certification
  • X-Tended Barrel Design Uses Z-CORE Internal Core Technology For A Massive Sweet Spot

Description for 2018 Easton Beast X -5 USA Baseball Bat: YBB18BX5
This model comes with the USA Baseball stamp and it is approved for play in AABC, Babe Ruth, Cal Ripken, Dixie Youth, Little League, and Pony!

Easton has made it their mission to deliver real performance advantages to baseball players through sports engineering and meaningful experiences.

Loud. Powerful. Brute strength. For the 2018 season, we're here to introduce the Beast X, the successor of the Easton Z-CORE baseball bats! Easton has gone above and beyond expectations and delivered one of the best alloy designs of all-time. Advanced Thermal Alloy Construction, also known as ATAC alloy, is the backbone of this model and the reason behind its explosive sound, premium power, and invincible strength. With one of the most dominant aluminum barrels in baseball, the Beast X also comes with Easton's X-tended barrel design that is made up of the patented Z-CORE internal core technology to provide a massive sweet spot and one of the longest aluminum barrels in the business. On the other end, the ATAC alloy handle becomes an extension of the body due to unbelievable control and increased cushioning from the 1.4mm HYPERSKIN grip. The best part is the fact that you can swing with certainty knowing that every single Beast X is backed by a full one (1) year manufacturer's warranty. Easton: Fueled By Passion, Designed To Win!

This 2018 Easton Beast X USA Baseball Bat (YBB18BX5) features a drop 5 length to weight ratio, a 2 5/8-inch barrel diameter, and a thin 29/32-inch handle diameter. With an end-loaded swing weight, this model is recommended for athletes with more power and strength. Swing for the fence with the Beast X and pick up one of these Easton USA baseball bats today with free shipping. Don't forget, we're here from click to hit!
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Bat Properties
Approved For:USA Bat
Barrel Diameter:2 5/8"
Bat Type:Baseball
Color:Black
Color:Yellow
Length to Weight Ratio:- 5
Material:Aluminum
Price:$100 - $199.99
Series:Beast X
Vendor:Easton
Year:2018