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Bat #1: Easton S3 Senior League Baseball Bat: SL17S310B

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Bat #2: 2019 Marucci CAT 8 -10 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: MJBBC8

Bat Pack Easton S3 -10 Senior League and Marucci Cat 8 -10 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bats: SL17S310B and MJBBC8
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Bat Pack Easton S3 -10 Senior League and Marucci Cat 8 -10 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bats: SL17S310B and MJBBC8
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Bat Pack Easton S3 -10 Senior League and Marucci Cat 8 -10 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bats: SL17S310B and MJBBC8
2019 Marucci CAT 8 -10 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: MJBBC8 2019 Marucci CAT 8 -10 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: MJBBC8 2019 Marucci CAT 8 -10 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: MJBBC8 2019 Marucci CAT 8 -10 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: MJBBC8 2019 Marucci CAT 8 -10 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: MJBBC8 2019 Marucci CAT 8 -10 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: MJBBC8 2019 Marucci CAT 8 -10 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: MJBBC8 2019 Marucci CAT 8 -10 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: MJBBC8
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Bat #1: Easton S3 Senior League Baseball Bat: SL17S310B

Bat #2: 2019 Marucci CAT 8 -10 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: MJBBC8

Features

  • Free Shipping!

  • -10 Length to Weight Ratio

  • 2 3/4 Inch Barrel Diameter

  • Balanced Swing Weight

  • Full Twelve (12) Month Manufacturer's Warranty

  • HMX (Hyperlite Matrix) Alloy Creates Expanded Sweet Spot and Exceptional Durability

  • HYPERSKIN Grip (Thickness: 1.2 mm)

  • Low Moment of Inertia

  • One-Piece Alloy Construction

  • Ultra-Thin, 29/32 Inch Handle

  • USSSA 1.15 BPF Certification

Description

The latest and greatest members of the Big Barrel Power Brigade are here and ready to be unleashed.

The Easton S3 has offered a traditional stiff feel with perennial excellence year after year and this design perpetuates that tradition. The beloved one-piece construction consists of Easton's tried and true HMX (Hyperlite Matrix) alloy for an expanded sweet spot and exceptional durability. With an evenly balanced design, this Easton S3 provides utter control while increasing swing speed for more power and effectiveness. Additionally, each Easton S3 comes wrapped with the formidable HYPERSKIN (1.2mm) Grip for enhanced tackiness and first-rate comfort. The S3 is built with the feel that you want without giving up high performance features. Easton's technological expertise allows you to step up to the plate with absolute certainty and trust in your baseball bat and your abilities. Easton: Engineered For Glory!

This Easton S3 Senior League Baseball Bat: SL17S310B features a -10 length to weight ratio, a 2 3/4 inch barrel diameter, and the USSSA 1.15 BPF Certification. Furthermore, it is backed by a full twelve (12) month manufacturer's warranty! Buy the Easton S3 Big Barrel Baseball Bat today with free shipping right here at JustBats.com!

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Eastons Contiuned Excellence Coach Doug RBA South Virginia coach

Pros: Trying to find something to replace the 2 3/4" XL3 a few years ago, and Buying and trying many different brands, this is the closest match possible. The 2015 S3, 2016 S3 is the same make as the 2017 S3 but the color scheme is much better.....tired of the green. Over the past 3 years of the S3, the bat has tons of pop out of the wrapper, no break in period. This is critical because the kids grow out of a bat season by season and I have found that the $400-$500 MAKO or any composite bat still has no pop by the time the kid is swinging something that is to short. I work a lot with my son on hitting everyday and he takes at least 150 swings a day and the S3 holds up for one season. For most kids this bat would last a lifetime. If you are looking for a mid priced bat that has lots a pop out of the wrapper, and will feel great in your child's hand, this is the bat. Regardless of the child's talent, this bat will build their confidence and last for at least one season....or maybe a lifetime?

Cons: Depending on how much time you spend doing BP will determine the lifespan of the bat.

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nice bill coach

Pros: it has very good pop my kid hit 1 300 feet witH this bat

Cons: it is the best bat everrrrrrrrr

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My kid is 10U Majors 10U majors coach

Pros: Looks great but that's about all.

Cons: Bat dented on us at our 1st practice of the season. Pitching machine set to around 60 mph. None of the other bats are denting. This bat is cheap and poorly made. This bat folded bad.

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Bat Dented after 2nd use Bteo parent

Pros: Good swing speed

Cons: Poorly made 2016 Easton broke and now 2017 dented after 1st use

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Disappointed Oliver parent

Pros: It's pretty and my son loves the feel.

Cons: It's dead after 1/3 of a season. I will say that my 12 year old son swings it a ton if you include hitting lessons and regular practice but it's covered in dents and pretty much flat on one side. Maybe he should be swinging a heavier bat, one is on the way. He had last years model for last season and it held up way better than this one. We have been loyal Easton users for quite awhile so I'm disappointed. Luckily Easton has a good warranty since we will need it replaced two more times to get through the season.

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Great pop but dented Jeff parent

Pros: The bat has great pop. My son loves it. First time using it in a tournament he was 5/7.

Cons: Problem, it dented the first tournament he played in. Called Easton and they will send out a replacement. I also saw the same bat at Play it Again sports and it was dented. Maybe because its the 2 3/4 barrel???

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hit ball further into the outfield Big Guy parent

Pros: this bat improved my 8 year olds son swing greatly to point coaches were impressed. up graded to this big barrel 2 3/4 from a cheap 2 1/4 easton. well wirth cost to compete in travel ball. excellent middle of the road bat.

Cons: better bats iut there if you want to spend the money but 9u it might just be a waste of money.

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HOTTT!!! Coach Sexton coach

Pros: good grip, lots of pop, no viberation

Cons: none

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highly recommend Coach Chris parent

Pros: this is the bat to buy if youre looking for an excellent bat at a reasonable price. Great pop right out of the wrapper. My first at bat with the S3 was a double off of the left field fence!

Cons: none

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dented easily a. Jones parent

Pros: Nice pop while it lasted

Cons: the bat has multiple dents within the first month of hitting. my 9yr old never got to use it in a game. only me throwing to him and cage balls. I have emailed Easton about sending a new one, I am waiting on their response.

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Great deal for the price Jim Osborn coach

Pros: The bat has pop for the price!

Cons: It stings pretty good sometimes!

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Easton S3 Douglas White coach

Pros: bat looks and feels nice

Cons: paint on bat chiped after a few uses

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Great cold weather bat J.Keller coach

Pros: My son needed a cold weather bat during the horrible month of April and the S3 has done the job. Not as much pop as his Combat Maxum, but very good for an alloy.

Cons: None Yet

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Easton S3 Nate coach

Pros: Ball Fly's off this bat! Great Sweet Spot Great Balance. My Son is playing 8U 40MPH Machine pitch and the ball is coming off hot on this bat! Smallest size it comes in is a 28inch my son is a taller 8U and great for him to grow into but not too big to effect his swing. Nice size barrel. He's been swing this bat all season.

Cons: Bought a lizard skin as this bat wrap is pretty weak that it comes with.. Does get some bee stings every now and then but no where near what his Louisville Slugger 518 was giving him.

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Great bat for price Rick Parent

Pros: My 8u used this bat at 28/18 than we bought two expensive composite bats for 9u. He will continue to use the composite bats this year in warm weather. Bought another S3 at 30/20 for 10u to start season during cold weather. Great quality bat for the price but only plan on using it one season.

Cons: None you won't be disappointed.

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Very happy Omar Coach

Pros: Great price, great quality Good bat speed

Cons: Needs to stand out more so the boys gravitate too it

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Best bat Aj Player

Pros: I have had this bat for two years and it is one of the best bats I have ever used And it’s on the cheaper end...I actually think this could be a 200 dollar bat bc of all my bats this is my favorite one

Cons: I don’t have any it’s a all around good bat

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Great Bat!!! Casey McLearen Coach

Pros: Awesome pop right out of the wrapper! Son hit 2 homeruns in the grand slam World Series in Panama City. 12u 31/21

Cons: None

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Any changes from the previous years?
Dad
The 2016 and the 2017 Easton S3 Senior League Baseball Bat: SL17S310B feature a new grip tape (HYPERSKIN Grip - Thickness: 1.2 mm) compared to the 2015 model of the bat. As for comparing the 2016 and 2017 models of the bat, the only thing that has changed is the colorway of the bat; it is still using the same HMX Alloy (same material since the 2015 models).
Cameron
My son is 10. What bat would you recommend, the 2017 Easton S3 Senior League Baseball or the 2017 Easton MAKO BEAST HYPERLITE?
Big John
Both bats should perform very similarly. The major differences are the that S3 (SL17S310B) is a -10 drop, while the Hyperlite is a -12 drop.
Kyle J.
My son 12 years old, 5'5, 118 lbs. Would a 32 in 22 oz be a good fit for him?
Jen
Yes I would recommend the 2017 Easton S3 Senior League Baseball Bat (SL17S310B) in the 32"/22 ounce size.
Carter
My son is 8 years old about 4'4" 85 lbs. I want to get him the new 2017 Easton S3 senior league bat. What would be the right size and weight?
looking for help
Based on your sons height and weight I would recommend a 29"/19 ounce 2017 Easton S3 Senior League Baseball Bat (SL17S310B).
Carter
Does this bat need to be broken in or is it ready to go out of the wrapper? I just ordered from you guys for my son.
colin
The 2017 Easton S3 Senior League Baseball Bat: SL17S310B is a one-piece fully alloy bat with a 2 3/4" barrel diameter and will be hot out of the wrapper.
Cameron
My 13 year old began using the bat in March and it's badly dented. No unusual use. I've seen similar experiences in the justbats.com reviews. Is Easton or justbats going to address this?
JackKelly
The 2017 Easton S3 Senior League Baseball Bat: SL17S310B features a 2 3/4" barrel diameter. This bat is best suited for a player between the ages of 9-11. If this bat has become dented then Easton would handle the warranty claim for you.
Cameron
Will this bat meet 2018 USA Baseball certification specs?
Mark
No, the 2017 Easton S3 Senior League Baseball Bat (SL17S310B) is not approved for play in USA Baseball.
John
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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 S3 Senior League Baseball Bat: SL17S310B
Approved For USSSA
Barrel Diameter 2 3/4"
Baseball Bats Youth Big Barrel
Bat Construction One-Piece
Bat Type Baseball
Color Black Grey Blue
Deals Closeout Bats Personalization Eligible Bundle and Save
Length to Weight Ratio -10
Material Aluminum
Price $0 - $99.99
Series S3
Swing Weight Balanced
Vendor Easton

Features

  • Free Shipping!

  • 2 3/4 Inch Barrel Diameter

  • -10 Length to Weight Ratio

  • 2nd Generation AV2 Anti-Vibration Knob Features An Upgraded, Harmonic Dampening System For Better Feel And Less Negative Vibrational Feedback

  • Precision-Balanced Barrel Results In A Lower M.O.I. And Balanced Feel For Precision And Control

  • Features USSSA BPF 1.15 Certification

  • Full Twelve (12) Month Manufacturer's Warranty

  • AZ105 Alloy, The Strongest Aluminum On The Marucci Bat Line, Allows For Thinner Barrel Walls, A Higher Response Rate And Better Durability

  • One-Piece Alloy Construction for a Traditional Feel

  • Ring-Free Barrel Construction Allows For More Barrel Flex And Increases Performance With No Dead Spots

  • Multi-Variable Wall Design Creates An Expanded Sweet Spot And Thinner Barrel Walls That Are More Forgiving After Off-Centered Contact

  • Micro-Perforated Soft-Touch Grip With Extra Tack Improves Feel And Control

Description

New for the 2019 season! Take your game to the next level with the new and improved Marucci bat lineup. The CAT 8 USSSA Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat's The CAT 8's look and sound is as impressive as its engineering, and the big barrel makes a big impression when your coach-pitch player makes solid contact. One of the main differences from the CAT 7 is the new and improved AZ105 Alloy, the strongest aluminum on the Marucci bat line, allows for thinner barrel walls, a higher response rate and better durability. This Marucci bat's one-piece alloy design blends year-round durability with a traditional feel, and its ring-free barrel construction eliminates dead spots while improving flex. Its precision-balanced barrel provides a lower M.O.I. nd balanced feels that makes it easy for any style of hitter to enjoy their personal best results. New for the 2019 lineup is the 2nd Generation AV2 Anti-Vibration Knob that features an upgraded, harmonic dampening system for better feel and less negative vibrational feedback Marucci Sports: Honor the Game.

This Marucci CAT 8 USSSA Junior Big Barrel Bat features a -10 length to weight ratio, a 2 3/4 inch barrel, and the USSSA 1.15 BPF certification. The sting-free comfort knob is ergonomically-molded nylon engineered for best comfort and control, complemented by a micro-perforated soft-touch grip whose extra tack makes for a no-slip hold. Every element of the CAT 8 craftsmanship comes together to earn a sterling reputation: these Marucci bats provide simply the best look and feel with the most "pop" off the bat and the least vibrational feedback, making an ideal fit for any age and strength of hitter. Pick up one today and enjoy free shipping and a full one-year manufacturer's warranty. Don't forget, with our 24/7 customer service, we'll be here for you from click to hit!

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Great Eric parent

Pros: Good pop, great sweet spot, son loves this bat

Cons: nothing

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Great bat with a lot of pop Coach/Dad coach

Pros: Bought the 27" CAT8 bat for my 7 year old. He has used it for 3 months and loves it. Excellent pop. Several other players on the team have now purchased the same bat and are getting great results also.

Cons: Very slightly end loaded, but still has great balance.

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4 games in Chris parent

Pros: Good balance and quite a bit of pop for an all alloy. My boy is 61 pounds and almost 8. got the 26/16. Plays kid pitch and machine. Went 7 for 8 this last weekend mostly doubles.

Cons: None

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Great bat Jose Coach

Pros: Great feel of the bat. Definitely brings a lot of confidence to a junior player

Cons: None

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Great bat Willie Lechuga Coach

Pros: Good pop

Cons: Fat part of the bar only

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Nice bat Dustin Parent

Pros: Good sound, great pop

Cons: None yet

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My son is about 4 feet 6 inches tall and 65 lbs. What size bat would you recommend?
ray
Based on your son's height and weight, I would recommend getting the 2019 Marucci CAT 8 -10 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: MJBBC8 in a 29''.
Tori
My son 7 years old and is 48" tall. What size bat and which Marucci Cat7 or 8 would you recommend?
Ejc
We would recommend either a 27 or 28 inch bat. A 2019 Marucci CAT 8 -10 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: MJBBC8 features the new stronger alloy which allows for thinner barrel walls. You cannot go wrong with a Cat 7 or 8. Both are durable one piece alloy options. With large sweet spots.
Daveron
My son is 7 years old, 55 pounds and is 4"2'. What length should he swing?
coop baseball
Based on your player's size and weight, I would recommend a 27" version of this 2019 Marucci CAT 8 -10 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: MJBBC8.
Tyler
My son is 48 inches tall and 50-55 lbs. What size do you recommend for him?
Dmite
Per your son's height and weight, we would recommend getting the 2019 Marucci CAT 8 -10 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: MJBBC8 in a 27 inch model.
Cameron
Hi, whats the difference in this bat and the MSBC810 both in 27/17?
Matt
The 2019 Marucci CAT 8 -10 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: MJBBC8 in constructed to only be used in coach/machine pitch leagues at velocities lower than 40mph. The 2019 Marucci CAT 8 -10 USSSA Baseball Bat: MSBC810 can be used in kid pitch and used at higher velocities.
Tyler
What has more pop the Cat 8 or the Cat Composite?
9holehitter
Right out of the wrapper, this 2019 Marucci CAT 8 -10 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: MJBBC8 will have more pop because of the alloy material used in its' construction. However, once the composite model breaks in you will see a very similar performance level from both as they are certified USSSA bats.
Tyler
What bat size would you recommend for a 9 year old kid playing kid pitch? He's 48 inches tall. I was looking into both of the 27 inch models in Senior league and Junior big barrel, and I'm still not sure what the best choice is?
Trey
For a 9 year old playing kid pitch, you will want to go with the 2019 Marucci CAT 8 -10 USSSA Baseball Bat: MSBC810 as it is a more durable model constructed to withstand the higher levels of velocity than the 2019 Marucci CAT 8 -10 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: MJBBC8. Considering his size, I would go with that 27" model you've been looking at.
Tyler
Hello, I have a six year son, I'm trying to find him a bat. He plays in the Pony Baseball Shetland Division and trying to find him a good bat, and this brand caught my attention.Thank you and hope to hear from you soon.
shoeless Joe Jackson belong in Hall of Fame
The 2019 Marucci CAT 8 -10 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: MJBBC8 would be a great choice for young players. The only concern would be the potential of this bat being too heavy for players in a tee ball league.
Daveron
My son is 8 years of age and in kid pitch. He swings a 27/15 composite bat now, but what size Cat 8 do you recommend for him? Also, should he swing the jr. big barrel or the USSSA bat? He is about 53” in height and about 80lbs.
tk
Given your player's specifications, I would recommend a 28 or 29" bat for your player. Considering he is 8, it will depend on the style of baseball he plays in on whether or not he should swing a Junior Big Barrel or USSSA bat. For a player in machine/coach pitch, this 2019 Marucci CAT 8 -10 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: MJBBC8 is recommended. However, if your player is already in kid pitch, you will want to go the route of the USSSA bat.
Tyler
Can the CAT 8 be used for coach pitch and kid pitch?
Brandon Melancon
The 2019 Marucci CAT 8 -10 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: MJBBC8 is best served for coach pitch only. For kid pitch the 2018 Marucci CAT 7 -10 Senior League Baseball Bat: MSBC7X10 will be a better match; you will get better durability from this bat during kid pitch competition.
Cameron
It sounds like our league is using a soft-core, t-ball style ball. What balls are these bats made for?
Mark
This 2019 Marucci CAT 8 -10 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat (MJBBC8) can be used with regular baseballs as long as the velocity of the pitches is at 40 mph or below. Because of that, you should be able to use this bat with soft-core baseballs.
Ben
Is this bat just for coach pitch leagues? My almost 8yr old son is starting a 8u travel league where kids pitch. Is this bat good for that? what are your thoughts on this vs a carbon bat?
Brian
The Marucci CAT 8 -10 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: MJBBC8 is designed for coach pitch leagues with low pitch velocities. For live pitch baseball, you'd want to check out the Marucci CAT 8 -10 USSSA Baseball Bat: MSBC810. When trying to choose between alloy (such as these two bats) or composite, it just comes down to player preference. I would personally lean toward the Marucci CAT 8 -10 USSSA Baseball Bat: MSBC810, but other players may prefer the two piece feel of the Marucci CAT 8 Composite -10 USSSA Baseball Bat: MSBCCP10. (NP)
Logan
What is the true weight of the 27-17?
Stephen Hoskins
The industry standard for a bat's true weight is for it to be .5 - 2 ounces heavier than the listed weight. This is across all manufacturers. The Marucci CAT 8 -10 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: MJBBC8 comes in about 1.4 ounces heavy. The 27" will weigh about 18.5 ounces.
Daveron
My son currently has the CAT 7 has had it for a couple years. Is there a major difference between that and the new model to where it's an absolute must to upgrade? Current bat is starting to look pretty torn up just, cosmetic though.
juan
The Marucci CAT 8 -10 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: MJBBC8 will feature an upgrade to the AV2 knob, the AZ105 alloy upgrade, giving the bat a lower M.O.I. and a higher response rate compared to the previous CAT 7. Whether or not to pick up the new CAT 8 would depend more on what the current bat has to offer still. If your CAT 7 bat is still performing well then we would recommend continued usage until such a time as it becomes defective.
Cameron
My son is 8 years old, weighs 78 pounds and close to 4 feet tall. He is going into his first year of kid pitch, would this be a good bat for him to start with?
Stephen Meche
This 2019 Marucci CAT 8 -10 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat (MJBBC8) is actually a Junior Big Barrel bat and really only meant for use with coach pitch or machine pitch baseball. I would recommend getting an item that is listed as "Senior League" or "USSSA" as those bats are meant for kid pitch use. I would recommend checking out the Marucci CAT 7 -10 Senior League Baseball Bat (MSBC7X10) in the 28"/18 oz size.
Ben
Is the junior barrel going to have same pop as the senior league barrel?
Amber
A Junior Big Barrel bat, like the Marucci CAT 8 -10 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: MJBBC8, is best served for younger players between the ages of 6-8 that are in coach pitch leagues. With a JBB bat, the barrel walls are not designed to handle anything exceeding 40 MPH with regards to pitch speed. If your player can find a Senior League bat in the length and weight needed, then we would recommend going that route to gain better durability.
Cameron
My son is 6 years old and 4 feet tall and 56 pounds, what size bat does he need?
Matt Rose
Per your son's height and weight, we would recommend getting the Marucci CAT 8 -10 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: MJBBC8 in a 27 inch model.
Cameron
My nephew is 10 years old, 4'10", 94 lbs with an athletic build and very strong. He is on his 2nd year hitting with a 30 inch -10 drop and will grow 2 inches before next season. I'd like to get him something he can use for the next 2 years. What size should I consider?
Anthony
Per your nephew's current height, weight and age, we would recommend getting the Marucci CAT 8 -10 USSSA Baseball Bat: MSBC810 in a 30 inch and 20 ounce model. The Marucci CAT 8 -10 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: MJBBC8 is designed for coach pitch, ages 6-8, where the velocity is less than 40 MPHs. You can always go to a slightly larger bat at 31/21 or 32/22 but this could result in a lower performance.
Cameron
I see there is a CAT 8 -10 in model number MSBC810 and they make it in a 27/17. The price is about $50 more, was wondering what the difference is between the MSBC810 and the MJBBC8? My son needs a 27/17 and just wanted to verify if one is different than the other for the price difference.
Ohm Culpepper
The Marucci CAT 8 -10 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: MJBBC8 will be cheaper as this is a bat designed for coach pitch leagues only, ages 6-8 ideally, where the velocity is under 40 MPH. These bats will have thinner barrel walls compared to the Marucci CAT 8 -10 USSSA Baseball Bat: MSBC810 and will break down much faster if used in kid pitch leagues, if the velocity is exceeding 40 MPH or if the player is strong enough to generate a high rate of bat speed.
Cameron
What is the difference between the $179.99 CAT 8 and the $229.99 CAT 8? Looking at the 27/17.
DH
The Marucci CAT 8 -10 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: MJBBC8 is a bat designed for coach pitch leagues, with players between the ages of 6-8, and where the velocity is under 40 MPH. These bats are made in smaller sizes to accommodate the smaller and younger players in coach pitch leagues. For someone that is playing kid pitch or is a stronger player at 7-8 years of age, then the Marucci CAT 8 -10 USSSA Baseball Bat: MSBC810 would be a better option. This bat will hold up better for a stronger player and against velocity exceeding 40 MPH.
Cameron
My son is 6 and is 44” tall and about 50lbs. (He’s small) He’s currently in a 25/15. He’s playing on an 8U kid pitch travel team with hard balls. My dilemma is the senior bats are too big but the junior bats aren’t recommended for kid pitch. I’m torn what would you recommend?
Craig
This is indeed an unfortunate situation; it does put smaller and younger players at a disadvantage. As junior big barrel bats are not recommended for anything outside of machine/coach pitch of 40mph. For this specific situation, a Marucci CAT 8 -10 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: MJBBC8 in 26" may be the best option, if your player is unable to use a senior league option in 27" and choke up. In this, you do risk potential durability issues as your player continues to face higher velocity pitching.
Daveron
What is the difference between the MSBC810 and the MJBBC8 besides the price?
Chris Lyman
The Marucci CAT 8 -10 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: MJBBC8 is designed for players between the ages of 6-8 for coach pitch leagues. This bat will be designed for velocity below 40 MPH. For kid pitch leagues, the MSBC810 would be the bat to use. This bat will hold up better at higher velocities as well as players who can swing a bat at higher rates of speed.
Cameron
My son is 5'1 (10 years old) and about 100 lbs. What size bat should he get?
Christopher
Based on his height and weight, I would recommend a 31''. A -10 is the appropriate weight range for his age. I would not recommend getting the Marucci CAT 8 -10 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: MJBBC8 as Junior Big Barrel bats are designed specifically for tee ball and coach pitch and are not meant to hold up against kid pitch. I would recommend looking that the Marucci CAT 8 -10 USSSA Baseball Bat: MSBC810 instead.
Tori
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Bat Properties

2019 Marucci CAT 8 -10 Junior Big Barrel Baseball Bat: MJBBC8
Approved For USSSA
Barrel Diameter 2 3/4"
Baseball Bats Junior Big Barrel Coach Pitch
Bat Construction One-Piece
Bat Type Baseball
Color Red White
Deals Personalization Eligible
Length to Weight Ratio -10
Material Aluminum
Price $100 - $199.99
Series CAT
Swing Weight Balanced
Vendor Marucci

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