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Bat #1: Easton Project 3 Alpha XL BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB19ALX

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Bat Pack 2019 Easton Project 3 Alpha XL and Easton Z-CORE Lock & Load BBCOR Baseball Bats: BB19ALX and BB17ZLL
Bat Pack 2019 Easton Project 3 Alpha XL and Easton Z-CORE Lock & Load BBCOR Baseball Bats: BB19ALX and BB17ZLL
Bat Pack 2019 Easton Project 3 Alpha XL and Easton Z-CORE Lock & Load BBCOR Baseball Bats: BB19ALX and BB17ZLL
Bat Pack 2019 Easton Project 3 Alpha XL and Easton Z-CORE Lock & Load BBCOR Baseball Bats: BB19ALX and BB17ZLL
Bat Pack 2019 Easton Project 3 Alpha XL and Easton Z-CORE Lock & Load BBCOR Baseball Bats: BB19ALX and BB17ZLL
Bat Pack 2019 Easton Project 3 Alpha XL and Easton Z-CORE Lock & Load BBCOR Baseball Bats: BB19ALX and BB17ZLL
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Bat #2: Easton Z-CORE Lock & Load BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB17ZLL

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Bat #1: Easton Project 3 Alpha XL BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB19ALX

Bat #2: Easton Z-CORE Lock & Load BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB17ZLL

Features

  • Free Shipping!

  • 2 5/8 Inch Barrel Diameter

  • -3 Length To Weight Ratio

  • BBCOR Certified For High School & Collegiate Approval

  • Colorway: Black | Grey | Gold

  • Custom LIZARD SKIN Grip Provides The Ultimate Feel, Cushion And Tack

  • Full Twelve (12) Month Manufacturer's Warranty

  • Hotter Out Of The Wrapper Performance

  • Speed Cap: More Flexible And Responsive Barrel & Natural Sound

  • One-Piece, All-Alloy Baseball Bat

  • New Carbon Core Technology Creates Thinner Barrel Walls

  • ATAC Alloy Construction

  • VRSCOR Handle Insert Creates A Solid Feel In The Hands

  • Optimal Barrel Design For Better Control

  • Power Balanced Swing Weight For More Mass Behind The Ball

  • Recommended For Power Hitters

  • Legal For Play In Intermediate (50-70) & Junior Leagues Divisions Of Little League

Description

The Easton Project 3 Alpha XL BBCOR Baseball Bat combines pure power and a classic Easton design. The way this bat is constructed makes it a perfect option for a high school or collegiate-level power hitter. The Easton Project 3 Alpha XL baseball bat features Carbon Core and VRSCOR technology which creates some of the thinnest and best feeling barrel walls in the game. The ATAC alloy barrel pushes performance to the limit by creating maximum exit speed on contact. The traditional one-piece construction is tested for ideal bat control and the optimal swing path. To top it all off, the new Speed Cap provides a more flexible and responsive barrel with a sound you'll like to hear on contact! Easton: Fueled by Passion. Designed to Win.

This Easton Project 3 Alpha XL BBCOR Baseball Bat features a 2 5/8-inch barrel diameter and a -3 drop weight. The custom LIZARD SKIN grip with a unique pattern helps the batter maintain control even in humid and wet conditions. This grip is also padded for greater comfort in the hands. The power balanced swing weight provides more mass in the barrel for added power. Purchase this powerhouse Easton Project 3 Alpha XL BBCOR Baseball Bat today and enjoy free shipping. Don't forget, with our 24/7 customer service, we'll be here for you from click to hit!

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best all around one piece mack Player

Pros: got this bat my second season upcoming in college. most college players prefer one pieces cuz of the solid feel and durability. i had been an easton fan up until their mako which is when i switch to louisville with their prime. i go to school in new england so composite bats are typically a no go for cold weather. while getting stronger i have been trying to swing more end loaded bats and saw easton was taking a new approach on their 2019 line. i picked up the alpha and alpha XL, first few swings i took with this bat i noticed it was end loaded but not too far off from the regular alpha. its enough to where u can feel the weight shift but enough where u can work on barrel control and hit balls harder and farther. one thing to notice from its previous bats is that the handle has a more heavy taper up to the barrel showing that they increased the barrel size.over all so far this bat hasn't upset me yet and i think easton made leaps to improve their line

Cons: meant for kids who are stronger and can handle a heavier bat

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XL Tate Player

Pros: Good feel, nice replacement of the XL3. Very good look to the bat. Turned heads in the batting cage.

Cons: None yet

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Great pop, but stings like **** Chris G. Parent

Pros: Bought this bat for my 13u travel ball son. Have had Easton XL3's since 8u and loved them. This bat looks good and the pop is great when you hit the ball dead on.

Cons: If you miss hit the ball at all your hands will hurt for hours. My son chooses use his -5 XL3 or the Anderson Widowmaker I bought at the same time as this bat and I'm stuck with a vat no one wants to use.

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waste of 200$ Blake Player

Pros: looks cool, good for the first 20 hits

Cons: sweet spot is small. they added a plastic thing at the end for “sound”. it makes the bat worse and sounds terrible.

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A+ Ke’Shawn Player

Pros: Very good pop Good texture

Cons: N/A

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you get what you pay for Paul Salata Sr Parent

Pros: big sweat spot and tons of pop

Cons: breaks very easily . my son is a college player (power hitter) and the bat broke half way through the fall season. got a big crack in the end of the bat and I mean big.

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Bombs Alex Player

Pros: Hit balls in BP all at least 350 and im 15 Great Pop NICE feel Good vibrations And good price

Cons: None

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Have a question about the Easton Project 3 Alpha XL BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB19ALX? Ask our team of experts and they will respond within 24 hours.

How much difference is there in balance between the XL and the regular version of the Alpha?
Mack Palmer
How much of a difference you feel will really depend on the player. Some will notice more of a difference than others. Most end-loaded models like the XL Alpha will have roughly a .5 oz end load, meaning the manufacturer has shifted .5 oz towards the end of the bat instead of even distributing the weight throughout.
Kyle J.
Does Easton make the Alpha XL version just for select retailers? I do not see it on the Easton website.
Nate Hartwig
The most likely reason the Alpha XL does not show on their site is that they may just be out of stock of the Alpha XL. To the best of my knowledge, it is not a limited bat that is only made and available for sale for select retailers.
Kyle J.
Out of the Easton Alpha XL, the regular Alpha, and the Easton Fuze, which one has the most pop? Which one has the longest barrel? And the biggest sweet spot? I want to hit a lot of home runs this season, but I also want to have a low strikeout rate and a very good average.
Zach
With the BBCOR certification it can be hard to separate in performance between the Easton Project 3 Alpha XL BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB19ALX, Alpha and the Easton, but it will predicate on how each individual bat fits the individual player. For the Easton Project 3 Alpha XL BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB19ALX I would recommend for more gap to gap hitters.
Max
How heavy is this bat?
Jake
The Easton Project 3 Alpha XL BBCOR Baseball Bat (BB19ALX) features a drop 3 length to weight ratio and the BBCOR certification.
Taylor
Is this bat composite?
Braxton Burns
No, the Easton Project 3 Alpha XL BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB19ALX utilizes alloy material in its' construction.
Tyler
How does the cupping at the end of the bat effect its performance?
john
The end cap design on the Easton Project 3 Alpha XL BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB19ALX will impact the swing weight feel and sound on contact.
Cameron
Are the Alpha XL and the Z-Core XL the same bat?
Eric
This Easton Project 3 Alpha XL BBCOR Baseball Bat (BB19ALX) will have the one-piece, all-aluminum design that also features an end-load. That is the same design that was featured on the XL3s in the past. I would not say that the bats are the exact same, but the Alpha XL is a continuation model of the XL3.
Ben
Whats are the similarities and differences between this Easton Alpha 3 XL and the Rawlings 5150?
Sebastian
Both are one-piece, alloy models that will offer a stiffer feel on contact. The main difference is the Alpha 3 XL has an end-loaded swing weight for power hitters/stronger players while the Rawlings 5150 has a much more balanced, light feeling swing weight.
Kyle
Can my son use this bat in 13u travel ball?
Michael Salas
Yes, the Easton Project 3 Alpha XL BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB19ALX could be used in 13U travel ball.
Cameron
Does this bat pack come brand new?
Shadaka
All bat packs are new bats unless otherwise listed/mentioned. Purchasing the Easton Project 3 Alpha XL BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB19ALX in a bat pack, we would be sending out a new Easton bat with a 12 month warranty from the date of purchase with Easton.
Cameron
If I do not like the bat after trying it does it have a 30 day return policy?
Matthew Lee
Unfortunately Easton does not offer a trial period on the Easton Project 3 Alpha XL BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB19ALX, or on any of their other bats. Once used, it would not be eligible for a return.
Cameron
Is this bat a legal bat as far as regulation for Little League juniors and high school baseball?
Shelia
Yes, the Easton Project 3 Alpha XL BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB19ALX is legal for Little League juniors and high school baseball.
Cameron
Is this USSSA certified?
David
The Easton Project 3 Alpha XL BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB19ALX does not have a USSSA marking but could be used in USSSA leagues (13U or 14U). A BBCOR bat, which is what high school and college age players would use, are lower performing than a USSSA bat.
Cameron
What is the BPF of this bat?
Chen Tseng
The Easton Project 3 Alpha XL BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB19ALX does not have a BPF rating as this is a BBCOR model; BPF rating is only featured with USSSA bats.
Cameron
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About the Brand

Easton is the world's leading manufacturer of baseball and softball equipment, and the most iconic brand in these sports. Headquartered in Thousand Oaks, CA, Easton Diamond Sports, LLC. manufactures bats, ball gloves, apparel, bags, batting gloves, helmets, catcher's equipment and related accessories. The company's commitment to innovation and game-changing technologies propelled Easton to the No. 1 bat position, including breakthrough technologies with aluminum and composite materials. As a result of this commitment to R&D and its storied brand heritage, Easton has long-standing relationships with Little League Baseball, USSSA Baseball & Softball, USA Baseball & Softball, hundreds of NCAA collegiate teams and numerous professional baseball and softball players.

For more information, please visit: https://www.easton.com/.

Bat Properties

Easton Project 3 Alpha XL BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB19ALX
Barrel Diameter 2 5/8"
Baseball Bats BBCOR
Bat Construction One-Piece
Bat Type Baseball
Color Black Gold Grey
Deals Personalization Eligible Closeout Bats Deal Of The Day Bundle and Save
Hitting Style Power Hitter
Length to Weight Ratio - 3
Material Aluminum
Price $0 - $99.99
Swing Weight End-Loaded
Vendor Easton

Features

  • Free Shipping!

  • 2 5/8 Inch Barrel Diameter

  • -2 To -3 Length To Weight Ratio

  • BBCOR Certified For High School Play - NOT Approved For Play in NCAA Baseball - Barrel Color Noncompliant

  • Full Twelve (12) Month Manufacturer's Warranty

  • HMX (Hyperlite Matrix) Alloy Construction Provides Unbeatable Durability

  • HYPERSKIN Grip (Thickness: 1.2 mm)

  • Z-CORE Internal Core Technology Creates A Huge Sweet Spot

  • Thin 31/32 Inch Tapered Handle

  • One-Piece, Alloy Baseball Bat

  • LOCK & LOAD Adjustable Swing Weight Technology - Allows Batter Adjust End Weighting And Use A Bat That Is Balanced Or End Loaded

  • Features a Case For Bat End Weights. The Case Contents Include: Balanced Weight, XL Weight, Wrench, Screws, & Instruction Booklet

  • Legal For Play In Intermediate (50-70) & Junior League Divisions Of Little League

  • Colorway: White | Grey

Description

Never before seen and new for the season! Easton continues to bring the most expansive line of power, performance, and innovation with the BBCOR Power Brigade Series!

The newest addition, the Z-CORE LOCK & LOAD, is something that has never been done before. It is, however, constructed with the aforementioned materials of last years Z-CORE HMX but with an all new design and a new technology. The Lock and Load technology allows you to adjust Easton's swing weight according to your personal preference. This model offers three on-the-fly swing weight settings, customizing the bat to each individual player's swing. Optimize your swing and maximize your power with the Speed, Balanced, or XL setting. If you want faster swing speeds, you've got. If you want a naturally balanced design, you've got it. If you want an end loaded swing weight with more mass, no problem. On top of this revolutionary technology, the Z-CORE LOCK & LOAD delivers one of the longest aluminum barrels in the game. Within that barrel, Easton's trademarked Z-CORE internal core technology combines with the HMX (Hyperlite Matrix) alloy to deliver the biggest sweet spot and the most pop of any BBCOR barrel. Additionally, the Z-CORE LOCK & LOAD has a thin 31/32 inch tapered handle that comes wrapped with Easton's HYPERSKIN Grip for ultimate comfort and reduced vibration. Easton: Dial Up Your Power!

This Easton Z-CORE Lock & Load BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB17ZLL features a 2 5/8 inch barrel, a drop 3 length to weight ratio, and the BBCOR certification making it approved for play at the High School and Collegiate level. Additionally, Easton is backing this design with a full twelve (12) month manufacturer's warranty. Maximize your power potential and buy a Z-CORE Lock & Load today with free shipping right here at JustBats.com. We're here for you from Click to Hit!

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Something special about it 1bigkid parent

Pros: What this bat offers that's different is the slight end load you can add that makes it feel a lot different from the other end loaded bats. It feels like the zcore speed but with more weight and that adds to the pop. You wouldn't think there is that much of a difference between a drop 3 and drop 2.5 but when your generating the same bat speed the drop 2.5 will drive it farther. I got the bat because I have two boys one year apart and thought I can save on cost having them use the same bat. I haven't swapped out the balanced weight yet they both love it. It has that great thin easton handle along with that durable easton grip that my sons have grown up to love. Has a huge sweet spot.

Cons: I heard the weights and blank plug are not legal in College. You don't want to lose the pouch that comes with the tool and weights. I have no idea how those weights are going to hold up. My sons have only used it for about 20 games now and it seems good but who knows i haven't touched the weights since I got the bat. A bit of brick dust, clay and moisture in the threads and it might cement that screw in there. Despite the cons this is a 5 star overall bat.

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parent Pat McCormack parent

Pros: Seems to be a solid performing bat, bought for my son at the end of JV high school baseball. Multiple players tried it and had some solid hits. Babe Ruth is just starting for us, so will get to use a lot this summer

Cons: nothing bad to say

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Fall Ball William Burke Jr Coach

Pros: Great pop wright out of the box.

Cons: None

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Pros: Has good pop

Cons: Don’t like the weights giggling on end of bat. My son took it off because sounded like something was loose in the bat.

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grandson loves it Donna Hansn Other

Pros: grandson has gotten some great hits with his new bat

Cons: none

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My son says it's the best bat EVER Amanda Floyd Parent

Pros: The exchangeable weight Lightness Gripped handle is the best I've seen Ball pops right off Increased range by at least 40 feet

Cons: None

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Lovin da bat John Charles Henry Parent

Pros: My son is hitting better and with more confidence. Thank you

Cons: None

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Fantastic Tristan Nguyen Player

Pros: It’s amazing. It has a lot of pop and doesn’t give off any vibrations when swinging the bat.

Cons: It takes a few swings to break it in, but other than that, it’s good

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Can this be used in high school baseball?
nick
The 2018 Easton Z-CORE Lock & Load BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB17ZLL is a bat designed for high school and college baseball as it is going to be BBCOR certified.
Cameron
Is it legal in USSSA baseball?
john tiger
BBCOR bats are allowed in USSSA starting at 14U and above.
Tori
Does this bat have the USABat logo on it. This is the requirement for Babe Ruth in 2018.
Troy Sperr
The 2018 Easton Z-CORE Lock & Load BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB17ZLL will not feature a USA bat certification. The USA bat certification bats will be released in September, those bats will be legal for 2018 Babe Ruth.
Max
Is this an approved bat for Little League and Cal Ripken with new rule changes starting 2018?
Steven Foard
Cal Ripken and Little League have not yet released their rules in regard to the use of BBCOR bats in divisions below high school. We will have to wait and get official set of 2018 rules before we make a statement. However, I do know that this 2018 Easton Z-CORE Lock & Load BBCOR Baseball Bat (BB17ZLL) would be legal for the high school divisions of those leagues.
Ben
Which bat is better the Mako beast or the Z-CORE Lock and Load? And which one is the most balanced?
Jonathan F
Both bats are going to be top of the line performing BBCOR baseball bats.The 2018 Easton Z-CORE Lock & Load BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB17ZLL will have a feature a LOCK & LOAD Adjustable Swing Weight Technology Offers Speed, Balanced, & XL Settings which gives you the feature of changing your swing weight.
Max
I weigh between 130-140 pounds. I'm about 5'8-5'9 and am looking to buy an Easton bat for my league that is BBCOR certified. I am 14 years old, turning 15 in November. The bats I am considering to buy are the MAKO Beast 2017 BB17MK, this 2018 Z-Core Lock & Load BB17ZLL, the Z-Core Speed BB17SZ - with the black and blue colorway specifically - and also the Z Core Hybrid Model of 2017 with the black and neon yellow colorway specifically. Can someone please describe each of those 4 models (how they compare, how they are different, what kind of hitter is best designed for each bat, which is most durable) and what bat you would recommend for me to buy. I'm planning to buy one of these bats in a 31 inch but whoever answers this feels that I should get a inch higher or so, please put that in your response.
BennyDaJet
Based on your height and weight, it would be best to get a 32 inch model. As for which bat to get, the 2018 Easton Z-CORE Lock & Load BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB17ZLL, the 2017 Easton MAKO BEAST BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB17MK, the 2017 Easton Z-CORE Speed BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB17ZS, or the 2017 Easton Z-CORE Hybrid BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB17ZH, this will ultimately depend on whether you prefer composite, alloy, one-piece or two-piece and balanced or end loaded. All four bats are great options to consider with the only one being slightly end loaded (Z-CORE Hybrid). The MAKO and Z-CORE Hybrid are both two-piece constructed bats and are better equipped to reduce vibration from off centered hits than the other Z-CORE models. Ultimately comes down to personal preference but based on your age, as well as height and weight, it would be best to consider either the MAKO, Z-CORE Speed or the Z-CORE Lock & Load since these bats are all balanced. If you are concerned about your hands stinging from a missed hit then you will want to get the MAKO.
Cameron
How will the bat stay -3 and BBCOR legal after you change the swing weight?
p
Since it is heavier than a -3 when you add weight and features the BBCOR certified stamp the 2018 Easton Z-CORE Lock & Load BBCOR Baseball Bat (BB17ZLL) will still be BBCOR certified no matter what piece you add on it.
Carter
Does it have a warranty on it?
Trey Hicks
Yes the 2018 Easton Z-CORE Lock & Load BBCOR Baseball Bat has a 12 month manufacturers warranty.
Cade
How is the bat different from the 2017 version of the same bat?
tim
The 2018 Easton Z-CORE Lock & Load BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB17ZLL is the first and only version of the Lock and Load at this time. There was not a 2017 version of the bat.
Jason
Which bat is more balanced the Ghost X or the Z core lock and load?
JonathanF
The 2018 Easton Ghost X BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB18GX is going to be more balanced than the 2018 Easton Z-CORE Lock & Load BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB17ZLL on the speed setting.
Carter
Can this bat with the weights be used in college?
batguy
After doing some research, it appears that for NCAA play, this 2018 Easton Z-CORE Lock & Load BBCOR Baseball Bat (BB17ZLL) can only be used if the removable weights are NOT in the bat when it is being used in a NCAA sanctioned game.
Ben
Difference between this bat and the Ghost X 2018?
lando baseball
The 2018 Easton Z-CORE Lock & Load BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB17ZLL is a one-piece alloy bat that you can adjust and make end loaded or balanced by adjusting the attachment in the end cap. While the Ghost X is a two-piece fully composite with a balanced swing weight. Performance wise the two bats are equally good.
Jason
Need this bat in a 34". Do you sell it?
scott
Unfortunately, we do not currently offer the 2018 Easton Z-CORE Lock & Load BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB17ZLL in a 34". At this time there does not appear to be any plans to offer this option in a 34" length.
Jason
Is this bat legal for PONY ball at the Bronco (11-12) level? According to PONY's web page the -3 BBCOR bat is legal. Just want to make sure.
Gregg
This bat would be legal if your league allows BBCOR bats at that age. You may want to double check with your coach or league commissioner to be sure about the rules for your specific age range.
Kyle J.
Is this bat good for power hitters? I'm 6'2" and 220lbs and hit for power.
ben perry
The 2018 Easton Z-CORE Lock & Load BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB17ZLL features LOCK & LOAD Adjustable Swing Weight Technology that Offers Speed, Balanced, & XL Settings. This means you can adjust the bat to feature an end-loaded swing weight which is typically what I see power hitters swing.
Dan
If this is the 2018 lock and load why they didn't make it with the atec new alloy instead of the hyper matrix? How balance is this bat for a freshman 14 yr baseball player. Will it be durable?
Q
The 2018 Easton Z-CORE Lock & Load BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB17ZLL features HMX (Hyperlite Matrix) Alloy Construction which provides unbeatable durability. The LOCK & LOAD Adjustable Swing Weight Technology Offers Speed, Balanced, & XL Settings. You can adjust this bat to feature a more balanced swing weight for your player.
Dan
Is this bat legal in Babe Ruth 2018?
Snagadreem
The 2018 Easton Z-CORE Lock & Load BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB17ZLL will be allowed for Babe Ruth leagues, ages 13 and above. Any league with player's younger than that will only be allowed to use a USA certified bat.
Tyler
With the heaviest weight installed - will this be similar in end-loaded-feel to the Z Core XL?
OldSchool
Yes, with the adjustable swing weight settings of the 2018 Easton Z-CORE Lock & Load BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB17ZLL you will be able to scale the end loaded feature akin to that of another Easton end loaded bat.
Tyler
Is this bat a 2 piece composite bat or is it one piece aluminum bat? And if it is 1 piece aluminum bat will I get a lot of vibration?
Tie
The 2018 Easton Z-CORE Lock & Load BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB17ZLL is a one-piece alloy bat and thus a player will feel vibration from off-centered hits due to one-piece bats no flexing on contact. How much vibration will be felt is tough to say though.
Cameron
How to I find/order a new set of end barrel weights that originally came with my Easton Z-Core bat?
RML
If you are looking for more barrel weights for this 2018 Easton Z-CORE Lock & Load BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB17ZLL, I would recommend reaching out to Easton directly to see if they would be able to provide those.
Tyler
I heard white bats may be illegal next year. Do you have details? Will this bat be included in the new rule?
Rob Maloney
There is a new rule that will be in place in the 2020 season for collegiate play that outlaws bats with the primary colorway white. As long as your player is not playing in college the Easton Z-CORE Lock & Load BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB17ZLL will be legal for play.
Max
Which one would you rather buy: the Easton Z-CORE Lock & Load BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB17ZLL or the Marucci F5 BBCOR Baseball Bat: MCBF5?
Kyle Force
Whether or not to get the Easton Z-CORE Lock & Load BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB17ZLL or the Marucci F5 BBCOR would come down to personal preference. Since I have not used either bat it would be impossible for me to give my opinion. Both bats are one-piece alloy models so there would not be much difference between the two, assuming one could not use the load and load feature on the Easton (cannot use this in college).
Cameron
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About the Brand

Easton is the world's leading manufacturer of baseball and softball equipment, and the most iconic brand in these sports. Headquartered in Thousand Oaks, CA, Easton Diamond Sports, LLC. manufactures bats, ball gloves, apparel, bags, batting gloves, helmets, catcher's equipment and related accessories. The company's commitment to innovation and game-changing technologies propelled Easton to the No. 1 bat position, including breakthrough technologies with aluminum and composite materials. As a result of this commitment to R&D and its storied brand heritage, Easton has long-standing relationships with Little League Baseball, USSSA Baseball & Softball, USA Baseball & Softball, hundreds of NCAA collegiate teams and numerous professional baseball and softball players.

For more information, please visit: https://www.easton.com/.

Bat Properties

Easton Z-CORE Lock & Load BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB17ZLL
Barrel Diameter 2 5/8"
Baseball Bats BBCOR
Bat Construction One-Piece
Bat Type Baseball
Color Grey White
Deals Personalization Eligible Closeout Bats Bundle and Save
Length to Weight Ratio - 3
Material Aluminum
Price $100 - $199.99
Vendor Easton
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