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Bat Pack 2017 Louisville Slugger Omaha 517 and Marucci Cat 6 -10 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bats: YBO517X and MJBBC6

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2017 Louisville Slugger Omaha 517 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: YBO517X

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Marucci CAT 6 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: MJBBC6

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“Bradys new bat!”

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Pros:  Bat seems to have really good pop! Good Feel! Light weight, well balanced. Good price and fast shipping! My son loves it! I bought this bat for a my 8yr old son playing travel ball, only used it in practice so far but it seems to work well for him. He is swinging the 28"-18oz.

Cons:  Bat seems to have a some slight vibration to the handle if you miss the sweet spot. My 8yr old was swinging it the other day on a colder day and got some bat sting in the handle when just missing the sweet spot. Unsure about the durability because we just bought it, maybe I can update this after a full use of the bat during summer 8u travel ball.

Reviews for the Marucci CAT 6 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: MJBBC6
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“Cat 6 ”

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Pros:  Love the balance and pop off of this bat. Has been a favorite with our 8u team. Would highly suggest the Cat 6 for players making that first jump to the big barrels.

Cons:  none

“Cat 6 is a Dog”

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Pros:  Looks good, Kids love saying, "Cat 6...Cat 6...Cat 6"

Cons:  The bat is dead. Small sweet spot. I got a 27/17 for my 7 year old and he doesn't use it any more. He went back to his older Easton XL3 27/17. I will throw a half bucket with the Easton XL3 and a half bucket with the Cat 6 and their is a noticeable difference in favor of the Easton. I read all of the reviews on bats and wonder, "how do 7 year olds put dents in bats??", well he did it in his first BP with the CAT 6. He's an average 7 year old and has slightly above average bat speed. I took it back to Marucci's head quarters since we live close to Baton Rouge. They offered to swap it out for free, but didn't have his size that day. I could bring it back, but I won't bother. He uses the Easton. With that said, I am a huge fan of Marucci items (helmets, fielding gloves, apparel, wooden bats), but pass on the Cat 6.

“Great Purchase - Great bat”

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Pros:  My son loves this bat. I haven't seen too many Marucci bats around, but I tried this one out and I am very happy with it. Great barrel and pop. My son can't wait for the season to start.

Cons:  Haven't come across any.

“Best. Bat. Period.”

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Pros:  My 6 year old son has always been an above average hitter. The pop on this bat is ridiculous... ball comes off hot and it's ready to go right out of the wrapper. After swinging Eastons and being displeased with the 2015 Mako, I decided to get him this bat. It is something special. Well balanced and ridiculous pop!

Cons:  Little pricey.

“amazing ”

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Pros:  not onlyvis the bat more amazing then we expected but the ahipping process was fast! definitly will be doing more buisness with thia company!

Cons:  ...

“PARENT/COACH”

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Pros:  BAT SEEMS TO HAVE GOOD POP RIGHT OUT OF THE BOX . I CAN'T TELL THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE OLD CAT 5 AND THE CAT 6. WE WILL HAVE TO WAIT AND SEE ABOUT THE DENTS .

Cons:  NONE

“Bat is legit”

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Pros:  Awesome pop. Great feel. Bat is hot right out of the shoot.

Cons:  Too soon to tell. Prefer BBCOR bats and this aluminum - but it's been the real deal so far.

“This bat stands alone!!!!”

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Pros:  great grip, looks good, crushes the ball, batter doesnt have to swing out of their shoes to put the ball in the grass!!!!!

Cons:  zero

“great bat”

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Pros:  got bat for my grandson and had made a world of difference in his swing. bat is very well balanced and he loves it

Cons:  nothing at all

“Great bat!”

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Pros:  This is a really well balanced bat! The weight is really evenly distributed which made it easy for my 7 year old to swing. He had trouble swinging other 27 drop 17 bats since he is tall and thin but not this one! It has great pop. It has less vibration than other bats tried by my son

Cons:  None so far but we only have only had it about 1 month

“lot of pop”

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Pros:  good grip evenly balanced for my boy

Cons:  aintfound one yet

“Marucci CAT 6 ”

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Pros:  So far this seems like a good bat. Have not had games yet, but in the cage my son really seems to like it. Seems to have good pop and balance.

Cons:  Nothing as of yet.

“awesome bat”

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Pros:  great pop with little to no vibration in the handle no matter where on the bat my son hits the ball.

Cons:  The bat grip has already started to wear off. First time in the cage and halfway through my son noticed the grip tearing up. Easy fix. We custom his bats with lizard skin anyway sonthis made it easier to justify to mom to go buy more baseball stuff.

“great bat, good price”

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Pros:  my son likes this bat, great pop and for my 6 year old rookie it gives him big confidence.

Cons:  nothing bad to say

“great bat ”

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Pros:  good pop

Cons:  none yet

“Great Bat!”

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Pros:  My son loves the bat, he tried out for his Travel team and I must say the coaches were impressed with his hitting, This bat is well balanced and feels great. He made the team and looking forward to continuing hitting with this bat, he got the 27" Cat 6 and he is 8 years old.

Cons:  None.

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Will this bat have the USA sticker required starting 1/1/2018?

The 2017 Louisville Slugger Omaha 517 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat (YBO517X) does not feature the USA stamp.

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What is the difference between this and the senior league Omaha 517 in the 28 -10? They both have the same size but one is youth and the other is senior league and doubles in price.

The 2017 Louisville Slugger Omaha 517 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: YBO517X is designed for players 8 years of age and younger. The 2017 Louisville Slugger Omaha 517 Senior League Baseball Bat: SLO517X can be used by older players, up to around the age of 10-11.

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Can my grandsons (10 and 9 years of age) use this bat for recreation baseball in Georgia?

I would recommend checking with the league to ask if they are still permitting bats for use that have the USSSA 1.15 stamp on them. If they are permitting bats with that stamp, this Marucci CAT 6 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat (MJBBC6) would be fine for use. That being said, this CAT 6 Junior Big Barrel bat is meant for coach pitch and machine pitch baseball. If your players are playing in kid pitch baseball leagues, the CAT bat that you will want to view is the 2018 Marucci CAT 7 -10 Senior League Baseball Bat (MSBC7X10).

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Does this bat have the USA Baseball stamp on it?

No, unfortunately the Marucci CAT 6 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: MJBBC6 does not feature the USA Baseball certification stamp on it. This model is only certified with the USSSA certification stamp.

Jason Expert
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Does this have the 2 1/4 inch barrel?

The Marucci CAT 6 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: MJBBC6 has a 2 3/4 inch barrel.

Dan Expert
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My son is almost 7 years old, about 48" tall and a little over 50lbs. In the summer he plays coach pitch and now he started machine pitch for fall. Is there a bat that you would recommend for both?

It's hard to recommend a bat for both as coach pitch and machine pitch leagues can have different bat rules. If both of your leagues allow 2 3/4" barrel bats, then this would be a good bat to use.

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My son is 5 and in coach's pitch this fall. Height is 44" and weight is 37 pounds. The CAT 6 looks like it has the best reviews. Your recommendations? Any other bats other than this one and recommended size?

It would be hard to find a better bat for a young player than the MJBBC6. Based on your player's height and weight, I would suggest a 27" 17 ounce for that bat.

Logan Expert
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My son is 7 years old, 49" tall, and he only weighs 49 pounds. I was thinking about going with the 25"/15 oz size of this bat. What do you recommend?

Based upon you player's height and weight, I think that he could probably use the larger sizes of this Marucci CAT 6 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat (MJBBC6). I would probably recommend the 27"/17 oz size of this CAT 6 bat.

Ben Expert
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Can this bat be used for 8U machine pitch, I think it's at 41 mph?

The Marucci CAT 6 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: MJBBC6 is designed for coach pitch leagues and we would not recommend it for machine pitch at 41 MPH as this speed will damage the bat rather quickly.

Cameron Expert
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Boy is 7, 49 inches tall, and 65 lbs. Do you think a 27/17 is too small?

Based on your son's height and weight I would recommend the 27"/17 ounce Marucci CAT 6 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat (MJBBC6).

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Currently, my six year old is using an Easton Mako JBB (27"/15 oz) for his coach pitch league (swings it well). Looking to get him a new bat that is a -10. Looking at the Marucci CAT JBB (26/16) or the Marucci Hex Composite (27/17). Which direction should I go?

Since your player is currently swinging a 27" bat, I would recommend keeping him at that same length. Because of that, I would probably suggest getting the 2016 Marucci Hex Alloy (MSBAHAX10) or the Marucci CAT 6 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat (MJBBC6) in the 27"/17 oz size. That 17 oz weight may provide a little bit of an adjustment period for your player, but I think he will be just fine with time. Both of the bats have been excellently rated bats and I really believe that either would be a great bat for your player. However, if you wanted to get the better deal, I would suggest this CAT 6 since it can be bought for cheaper.

Ben Expert
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Is this approved for USSSA?

Yes, the Marucci CAT 6 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: MJBBC6 does feature the USSSA 1.15 stamp.

Marcus Expert
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My son currently hits a 26" Easton 2 1/4 -11 and has good bat speed and control. He is starting a coach pitch league and can use the 2 3/4 bats. Friend has the 27" Junior CAT 6 and my son borrowed it. He had an obvious swing speed drop and lost his control. Should I get him a 26" or let him learn to get used to the 27"? He is 50" tall and weighs 53 lbs and is a contact hitter. What are the benefits to this bat verses the Easton S3?

The correct size to get is really up to you. If he is having success with the smaller bat (26") then it would be wise to stick with this size with the younger player. If you are thinking about what to get for down the road then it would certainly be better to go with the 27" bat as he will surely outgrow a 26" bat between now and next spring. As for the comparisons between the Marucci CAT 6 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: MJBBC6 and the Easton S3, both of these bats are one-piece fully alloy designs with balanced swing weights. Hard to say which bat is necessarily the better one to get; we would defer to customer reviews as well as any personal experience you have with either of these bats to make your selection.

Cameron Expert
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My son is transitioning into coach pitch and is 7. he will turn 8 during season and play on 8u team. He is more of a contact hitter and is 50" tall and about 53 lbs. He currently swings a 2 1/4 bat at 26" 15 oz. He gets around on it pretty good and has great control of the bat. He has tried his friends 27" CAT 6 and we saw a big difference in his swing speed and he had lost all the control he had. Do you recommend a 26" CAT 6 junior or go ahead and get the 27" and let him learn to swing it? I want to get him a 2 3/4 for the bigger barrel but don't want to kill his swing speed and control.

If he was not comfortable with the 27" bat I would not recommend getting it. It sounds like he should go ahead and get the Marucci CAT 6 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: MJBBC6 in the 26" version.

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My son is coming out of tee ball using a 25"/13 oz sized bat and is going into coach pitch. Is the CAT 6 (25"/15 oz) going to be too heavy for him?

I would imagine that if your player has grown since last using the 25"/13 oz bat, he should be just fine using the 25"/15 oz model of this Marucci CAT 6 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat (MJBBC6) for use in coach pitch. If you feel like he will be wanting to use the bat longer into the future, I would maybe even recommend going to the 26"/16 oz size.

Ben Expert
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My 7 year old son plays machine pitch (35-40 mph). Can he use this bat? I'm considering purchasing the 27".

The Marucci CAT 6 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: MJBBC6 would not be advised for use in machine pitch leagues, as the bat is not built to handle speeds faster than coach pitch.

Nick Expert
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What is the diameter of the bat? Is it 2 3/4" or 2 5/8"?

This Marucci CAT 6 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat (MJBBC6) will come with a 2 3/4" barrel diameter.

Ben Expert
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My son is 7 years old and we need to upgrade his bat for 8U coach pitch. He's 5'3" and weighs 77 lbs. What size would you recommend?

Based upon your son's height and weight, I would recommend using a 30" Marucci CAT 6 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: MJBBC6.

John P. Expert
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Son is 6 years old, 7 in a month. Little over 4' tall and around 53 lbs. Which weight/length would you recommend?

For your son's height and weight we recommend a 28" length. For his age we recommend a -12 length to weight ratio which is 16 oz.

Angelique Expert
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What size bat should a 10 year old who is 4 feet 8 inches tall use?

For their height we recommend using a 30" length bat. For their age we recommend a -10 length to weight ratio which is 20 oz.

Angelique Expert
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Which length bat would you recommend for a 48" 7 year old that weighs 48 pounds?

Based upon your player's height and weight, I would recommend using a 27" Marucci CAT 6 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: MJBBC6.

John P. Expert
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Is there a pitch speed velocity limit on this bat?

I would not recommend using this Marucci CAT 6 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat (MJBBC6) at velocities over 40-45 mph.

Ben Expert
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Is this bat better than the new 2016 Easton S3 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: JBB16S310B? Since this bat is $179 and the Easton is $99.

Both of these are good quality bats. The Marucci CAT 6 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: MJBBC6 features anti-vibration technology and a longer barrel. It also has optimized wall thickness that allows for faster swing speeds. These components reflect the difference in price.

Angelique Expert
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How will the swing weight compare to an Easton S3 2 3/4 jr big barrel? 27/17

The Marucci CAT 6 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat (MJBBC6) will feature a balanced swing weight like the 2016 Easton S3 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat (JBB16S310B).

Cameron Expert
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My son is 7 and plays on a travel ball team (coach pitch). He needs a 27/17 bat. Should he get the CAT 6 jbb or the Hex Alloy sl 2 3/4"? Which is the better bat? Does one bat have more pop than the other?

The Marucci CAT 6 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat (MJBBC6) and the 2016 Marucci Hex Alloy Senior League Baseball Bat (MSBAHAX10) are both great bats to consider. The Marucci Cat 6 will feature thinner walls which will translate into more of a trampoline effect on the ball but the thinner walls make it more susceptible to denting as it cannot handle much velocity; which is why it's made for coach pitch. The 2016 Marucci Hex Alloy Senior League Baseball Bat (MSBAHAX10) will have thicker walls and less trampoline effect but can withstand velocity better and will be a bat that your son should be able to get more use out of moving forward.

Cameron Expert
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Is it approved for Dixie Youth Baseball?

The 2015 Marucci CAT 6 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: MJBBC6 features a 2 3/4" barrel diameter and is not legal for play in Dixie Youth Baseball.

Jason Expert
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My 8 year old, 90 pound 50 inch tall player will be making the move to his first kid pitch this season (9u). Up to now he has been swinging an S1 26 inch 16 ounce in coach pitch. I wanted to try the Cat 6, but not sure if I go with a 26 or 27 inch for his first kid pitch season?

If he is playing kid pitch, you will not want to use a Junior Big Barrel model like the 2015 Marucci CAT 6 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat (MJBBC6). Junior Big Barrel bats will dent if used to hit kid pitch style pitching. You would want to use a Youth model or a Senior League model. Based on height and weight, we would recommend a 29 inch 19 ounce size.

Patrick Expert
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What is a good bat for machine pitch? The speed is about 45 mph. The bat diameter is 2 5/8 inches maximum.

For pitches of that speed, you will want to use a Senior League or "Youth Big Barrel" model rather than a Junior Big Barrel bat like this 2015 Marucci CAT 6 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat (MJBBC6). Here is a link to some models that would qualify: http://www.justbats.com/products/barrel%20diameter~2%205-8/baseball%20bats~youth%20big%20barrel/?sortBy=TotalSales%20Descending&size=24.

Patrick Expert
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What is the warranty on this bat?

The 2015 Marucci CAT 6 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat (MJBBC6) features a Full Twelve (12) Month Manufacturer's Warranty from Marucci.

Tom Expert
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What bat is seeing more pop in younger players? The 27 inch 17 ounce Easton S1 or the 27 inch 17 ounce Cat 6? My kid has an S1, but I am hearing great things about the Cat 6.

"Pop" is more of a term associated with the skill of the player rather than a quantifiable feature of the bat. Due to the safety restrictions imposed on the bats, most models will perform very similarly at their peak the difference would be in the feel of the bat and the durability. The 2015 Marucci CAT 6 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat (MJBBC6) and the Easton S1 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat (JBB13S1) compare well in those aspects. The CAT 6 would be hot out of the wrapper while the S1 may require a bit of break-in to get going.

Patrick Expert
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Does this bat come hot right out of the box or does it need to be broken in?

The 2015 Marucci CAT 6 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat (MJBBC6) is an alloy barrel bat that would not need to be broken in. Only composite barrel bats will need to be broken in.

Patrick Expert
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Would you suggest this bat for a 9 to 10 year old kid pitch league? If not, my son is 9 years old, 56", and 60 lbs. What bat would you suggest?

The barrel walls on the 2015 Marucci CAT 6 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat (MJBBC6) might be a little too thin for 9 & 10 year old kid pitch which can lead to premature damage. If you are wanting to stay with the Cat 6 I would recommend the 2015 Marucci CAT 6 Senior League Baseball Bat (MSBC68). This bat will have thicker walls and will be able to withstand the pitching speeds better.

Jake Expert
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My son is 7 (coach pitch) 50" tall and approximately 55-60 lbs. My question is, should I get the 27"17 oz. or just stay with the 26"16 oz. model?

For a player of his size, our bat coach would actually recommend the 2015 Marucci CAT 6 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat (MJBBC6) in a 27" 17 oz. model. Typically, most players are able to swing the drop 10 in that size fairly comfortably.

Joe Expert
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My son is 8. He is 53" tall and weighs 70 lbs. He wants a CAT 6. He currently uses an Easton MAKO 27/15. He is a power hitter. I am trying to decide if this would be a good choice for him or not. Any tips are appreciated.

The CAT6 models would be a great choice. The 2015 Marucci CAT 6 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat (MJBBC6) is typically only used in Coach Pitch leagues. If he is in kid pitch I would check out this version: 2015 Marucci CAT 6 Senior League Baseball Bat (MSBC68). The one-piece fully alloy design will provide a stiff feel and great performance.

Brandon Expert
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I'm looking for a replacement for the CAT 5 (MJBB2) bat we had that is now discontinued. Is this the closest thing you've seen to that bat? What other bats would you recommend that are very similar? My son seemed to really hit the ball far with the CAT 5.

This 2015 Marucci CAT 6 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat (MJBBC6) would be the most comparable design to the CAT 5 Junior Big Barrel. For other -10 Junior models, I would check out the Easton S3 and Slugger Assault: http://goo.gl/67bfL9.

Mac Expert
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How did this bat compare with the Marucci Cat 5 MJBB2 bat? Is it the same material? Built similar? Same pop as the Cat 5? My son had great success with it and now, I've got another one coming up through the younger ranks.

The 2015 Marucci CAT 6 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat (MJBBC6) will feel similar to the older CAT 5. The AZ3000 alloy material will be very similar between both bats. The new CAT 6 will eliminate more hand sting and vibration due to the anti-vibration technology.

Brandon Expert
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Is it evenly balanced or end loaded?

The 2015 Marucci CAT 6 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat (MJBBC6) will definitely be evenly balanced and have a light swing weight.

Brandon Expert
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What size CAT 6 would you recommend for a 6 year old that is 44" tall and weighs 45 pounds?

Based on your player's height and weight, we would recommend the 26" model of the 2015 Marucci CAT 6 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat (MJBBC6) - (http://www.justbats.com/bat-coach/).

Mac Expert
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Is this senior league or coach pitch bat?

The 2015 Marucci CAT 6 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat (MJBBC6) is designed mainly for coach pitch.

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  • -10 Length to Weight Ratio
  • 2 3/4 Inch Barrel Diameter
  • 7/8 Inch Standard Handle
  • Durable Synthetic Leather Grip
  • Exceptional Durability
  • Full Twelve (12) Month Manufacturer's Warranty
  • NEW ST 7U1+ Alloy - Delivers Huge Sweet Spot and Stiff Feel On Contact
  • One-Piece, Alloy Construction
  • USSSA 1.15 BPF Stamp
  • Recommended for Players Age 8 and Under

Description for 2017 Louisville Slugger Omaha 517 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: YBO517X
New for 2017! The Louisville Slugger Omaha 517 has baseball bat lovers drooling at the mouth. Ball players get the best of nearly 130-plus years of innovation all rolled into this one-piece alloy construction. Louisville Slugger, a name associated with only the best bats in baseball, has elegantly designed and carefully crafted the newest Omaha model into a masterpiece that helps players step up to the plate with confidence. Constructed of Louisville Slugger's brand new ST 7U1+ alloy, the Omaha 517 delivers a huge sweet spot, a much more stiff feel on contact, and exceptional durability. This also results in reliable power, championship performance, and consistency throughout the season. Furthermore, with a balanced swing weight, a noticeable increase in bat speed and control will take place. As a bonus, slick new graphics and a durable synthetic leather grip add comfort and style while decreasing vibration and sting. Last, but not least, Louisville Slugger is backing the Omaha 517 with a full twelve (12) month manufacturer's warranty. Louisville Slugger: Power In Numbers!

This 2017 Louisville Slugger Omaha 517 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: YBO517X features a -10 length to weight ratio, a 2 3/4 inch barrel diameter for a larger sweet spot, and a 7/8 inch standard handle. Additionally, this model features the USSSA 1.15 BPF stamp and is recommended for players ages 8 and under who are in a coach pitch league. Buy your Omaha 517 baseball bat today with free shipping right here at JustBats.com. We're here for you from Click to Hit!
Bat Features
  • -10 Length to Weight Ratio
  • 2 3/4 Inch Barrel Diameter
  • Features USSSA BPF 1.15 Certification
  • Free Shipping!
  • Full Twelve (12) Month Manufacturer's Warranty
  • Intended for Use by Players Age 5-8
  • Longer Barrel For Bigger Sweetspot and More Forgiveness
  • Patented Anti-Vibration Technology
  • Optimized Barrel-End Wall Thickness for Faster Swing Speeds
  • One-Piece Alloy Construction for a Traditional Feel
  • Ring-Free Barrel Technology for Maximum Performance
  • AZ3000 Alloy - All-Season Durability and Proven Performance
  • Includes Free Bat Grip to Replace Blemished Stock Grip

Description for Marucci CAT 6 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: MJBBC6
When the CAT 5 burst onto the baseball scene, it became one of the top aluminum bats on the market. This year, Marucci raises the stakes again with unbelievable new technology in the CAT 6. 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 6 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 features the USSSA BPF 1.15 Stamp. The Marucci CAT 6 carries a Full Twelve (12) Month Manufacturer's Warranty. Free Shipping!
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Bat Properties
Approved For:USSSA
Barrel Diameter:2 3/4"
Bat Type:Baseball
Color:Grey
Color:Yellow
Color:Red
Color:White
Deals:Closeout Bats
Deals:Bat Pack
Length to Weight Ratio:-10
Material:Aluminum
Price:$100 - $199.99
Series:Omaha
Series:CAT
Vendor:Louisville Slugger
Vendor:Marucci
Year:2017