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Features

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  • 2 5/8 Inch Barrel Diameter

  • -3 Length To Weight Ratio

  • One-Piece, Alloy Baseball Bat

  • Balanced Swing Weight

  • Colorway: White / Gray / Blue

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

  • Full Twelve (12) Month Manufacturer's Warranty

  • Multi-Variable Wall Design Offers Tremendous Durability With An Expanded Sweet Spot

  • Ring-Free Barrel Technology Provides Maximum Performance With No Dead Spots

  • Traditional, Consistent Feel On Contact

  • Custom Micro-Perforated Soft Touch Grip Improves Comfort & Control

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

  • One of the 10 Best 2018 BBCOR Bats!

Description

Marucci baseball bats continue to be swung by players at all levels of the game, and for good reason. The F5 series is ready to take the nation by storm. When Marucci released the famous CAT series, they named it after hurricane categories due to the sheer strength of their AZ4X aluminum alloy. Now, Marucci has stuck with the weather references and named this model after another one of nature's most violent storms: an F5 tornado. They did so because of the F5 baseball bats ability to wreak havoc on a field. As a one-piece aluminum alloy construction, this model delivers a traditional, consistent feel with a balanced swing weight for better control through the zone. Inside of the barrel, Marucci utilizes a multi-variable wall design that creates a massive sweet spot with unprecedented durability. They have also applied their proven Ring-free barrel technology that maximizes performance at the plate while guaranteeing zero dead spots. On the other end, a custom micro-perforated soft touch grip decreases negative impact feedback and increases overall comfort. Marucci: Honor The Game!

This Marucci F5 BBCOR Baseball Bat (MCBF5) features a 2 5/8-inch barrel diameter, a drop 3 length to weight ratio, and the BBCOR certification for high school and collegiate approval. Experience the power of an F5 and buy one of these Marucci baseball bats today with free shipping and a full one (1) year manufacturer's warranty. Don't forget, we're here for you from click to hit!

Reviews (17)

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Right price Adam parent

Pros: Got my son the F5 BBCOR as he's transitioning and loves his 30" Cat7 -8. Have yet to be disappointed with Marucci. Excellent price for a 13 year old who may outgrow his 31" before the spring!

Cons: Compared to the Cat7 -8, the pop and sound are a little different. Could just be the BBCOR though.

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Excellent Scott Shelby player

Pros: I was really looking for an entry level bbcor bat for my 14 yr old, Thinking that he wasn't quite ready for a 33/30 and needed a little time with a 31/28 before making the jump. He could not be more pleased with our selection, a lot of pop, great feel, certainly we could have spent a lot more but no way we would have been more pleased!

Cons: Absolutely none!!

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F5 stone player

Pros: there bats are consistently great bats they have plenty of pop and have a much more honest sweetspot and reminds me of hitting with a wood bat more than metal

Cons: the grip will tear quickly

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satisfied customer doug parent

Pros: my son is loving his new bat

Cons: none

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F5 bob player

Pros: The bat has really good pop, and is lightweight.

Cons: None

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Ball meets bat, ball looses! Benjamin player

Pros: Great bat all around. Feels good, looks good. Nothing else to say!

Cons: None

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14U Pony Coach Chris parent

Pros: Cat6 cracked had to pick up this F5 for my son and Wow. Its a great bat has a slight sting but ball launches off the bat so fast pain goes away. Great bat for price. BBCOR -3 32 29

Cons: None yet too soon, not to sure I like the end cap but time will tell.

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Marucci F5 Bob Simpson player

Pros: Feels good in your hands

Cons: Simply doesnt have the same pop as other bats. The low price matches the low quality for this bat

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solid bat Triplets from the UP player

Pros: price is great for the quality of bat. Great balance in the bat

Cons: none

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Great Bat for the Price GoodSyntax Parent

Pros: Low Cost Great Pop (when barreled up) Well Balanced (slight end-load) Loud Ping There honestly isn't any other bats as good at this price point. Incredible power on the sweet spot. This is effectively a CAT 7 without the ring free knob. There are very few one piece bats featuring variable wall thickness - Marucci CAT 7, Rawlings Velo, Mizuno Generations and Axe Hyperwhip are the only other options that I'm aware of. This is important because it helps to reduce the weight of the barrel (to improve balance) and improves the trampoline effect just off the sweet spot. The result is a more balanced swing versus similar size/weight alloy bats. When you square one up with this bat, the loud ping let's everyone know it. It has a loud, long resonance that gives good, positive feedback to the batter. Another huge plus is Marucci customer service, they've always treated me like a valued customer and are very generous with their warranty policies.

Cons: Hand Ring Small Barrel Loud Ping As a single piece alloy without the special knob, there is nothing to prevent hand ring on mishits. Some like the honest feedback, but no one actually likes the sting shooting up your arm when you hit one off the end of the bat. Second, the barrel is pretty small compared to the current crop of boat oars that are out right now. Many bats (Beast/Ghost, Project 3, CF Zen, Quatro, every Combat ever made) all feature huge barrels, and the F5 isn't anywhere even close. The F5, like the Cat 7/8 feature smaller barrels, similar to the Slugger 5xx, 6xx and 7xx bats. During tee work, or soft toss, the loud ping does tend to get annoying. Not necessarily a deal-breaker, but if you're hitting into a net in the basement/garage, the sound will get tiresome after a while.

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Amazing Sparky Player

Pros: Amazing

Cons: Nothing

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this bat is bad bill shmill Player

Pros: feels good in the hands at first then when swinging the grip is not good and when making contact the vibration hurts your hands. overall not a good bat for someone looking to play at a high level

Cons: vibration and pop off the bat

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Pop To Spare Louis Hidalgo Parent

Pros: Great feel, good pop

Cons: Noisy

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Wouldn't reccomend Axel Player

Pros: + The price is good + Very Durable and has very little vibration

Cons: - The pop, for me, isn't good at all - The bat just isn't that satisfying to hit with

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Quick shipping great prices Jrm Parent

Pros: Great price and fast shipping

Cons: None

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Good transition bat. Christopher Dias Parent

Pros: This bat is being used for the transition to bbcor from a drop 5. My son went from and endloaded drop 5 to this bat as it is a balanced feel and easier to swing with the heavier weight. It hits very well when barreled up and has a distinct ping. It has made the transition very simple thus far.

Cons: The only drawback is going from a two piece to a solid aluminum is that there is a little more feedback to the hands when hit off center. Also, for a younger kid making the switch, the handle is a little thicker and not as advantageous to small hands.

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Dinger nation Gary Player

Pros: I hit dinger w it

Cons: Nothing

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Questions and Answers (22)

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Is it alloy or composite?
zpc
The 2018 Marucci F5 BBCOR Baseball Bat: MCBF5 features a one-piece alloy design.
Jason
How does it compare to the Cat 7 BBCOR?
rrod
The difference is that the 2017 Marucci CAT 7 Connect BBCOR Baseball Bat (MCBCC7) utilizes AZ4X alloy which provides increased strength with a slightly higher response rate than the standard alloy of the 2018 Marucci F5 BBCOR Baseball Bat (MCBF5). They are both highly reviewed bats and have been performing extremely well for our users.
Tyler
Is the weight balanced or end loaded?
fraggle
The 2018 Marucci F5 BBCOR Baseball Bat: MCBF5 is balanced.
Logan
How does it compare to the Omaha 517?
rob
Both the 2018 Marucci F5 BBCOR Baseball Bat: MCBF5 and the 2017 Louisville Slugger Omaha 517 BBCOR Baseball Bat: BBO5173 are one-piece alloy bats with balanced swing weights. They will compare favorably to one another in terms of feel, performance and durability.
Dan
Is the handle thickness the same as the Marucci one? Also, would the bat quality be good for a college freshman?
Stefan
The handle of the 2018 Marucci F5 BBCOR Baseball Bat: MCBF5 will be the same as Marucci One and would be a good bat for a college freshman.
Max
Would you recommend the Marucci F5 or Marucci Cat 7 for an advanced travel ball player in high school?
flyC
The CAT 7 BBCOR bat does receive a little more research and development in its design. Both this 2018 Marucci F5 BBCOR Baseball Bat (MCBF5) and the CAT 7 feature AZ4X alloy. However, the CAT 7 features an optimized barrel design that allows for a bigger sweet spot on the bat. As well, it also features an anti-vibration knob that the F5 does not feature.
Ben
Can a lizard skin help with the vibrations?
Darny
This 2018 Marucci F5 BBCOR Baseball Bat: MCBF5 is a one-piece alloy bat which is the most conductive for vibrations on contact. Thicker grip tape can help reduce the vibrations felt on the hands. However, if you are truly wanting to avoid negative feedback we would recommend looking at either a hybrid (alloy barrel/composite handle) or a fully composite bat.
Tyler
Which alloy does the F5 feature?
Al
The 2018 Marucci F5 BBCOR Baseball Bat: MCBF5 features AZ4X aluminum alloy.
Daveron
How is the sound?
go braves
The sound of the 2018 Marucci F5 BBCOR Baseball Bat: MCBF5 will be that akin to most alloy barrel bats on the market. They tend to produce your traditional "ping" when hit, where as a composite bat would make a far less acoustic noise on contact.
Tyler
Does this bat have a USA Baseball stamp?
jeff
No, the 2018 Marucci F5 BBCOR Baseball Bat (MCBF5) does not feature the USA Baseball stamp. The heaviest option for a USA Baseball bat is a -5 drop weight.
John
Is this a -3?
steven martinez
The 2018 Marucci F5 BBCOR Baseball Bat MCBF5 features a -3 drop weight.
John
What is your best comparable bat to the 2014 Marucci ONE?
i dont sleep at night because of this
The 2018 Marucci F5 BBCOR Baseball Bat: MCBF5 would be simliar as it is a one alloy. However, the Marucci Cat 7 will be the most similar.
Tori
What is the barrel size on this bat?
jaydon reed
The 2018 Marucci F5 BBCOR Baseball Bat: MCBF5 features a 2 5/8" barrel diameter.
Logan
Is there a 33", -5 bat?
Terry
Unfortunately, there will not be a 2018 Marucci F5 BBCOR Baseball Bat: MCBF5 in a -5 model.
Max L
Can you use this bat in a youth league, 9u?
nate
The 2018 Marucci F5 BBCOR Baseball Bat: MCBF5 is a -3 bat, which is the size used by high school and college players. I would not recommend this model for a player in a 9u league. For your player, I would check out the 2018 Marucci F5 -10 Senior League Baseball Bat: MSBF5X10 which will have a -10 drop weight.
Tyler
Is it a -3?
Tyler
Yes, the 2018 Marucci F5 BBCOR Baseball Bat: MCBF5 is a -3.
Tori
Does it have a BESR stamp?
Rob
The BESR stamp is the old certification. The Marucci F5 BBCOR Baseball Bat: MCBF5 features the updated BBCOR .50 stamp. This bat is legal for play in high school and collegiate.
Daveron
Will you guys be restocking the 31/28 version of the bat?
Bill
Unfortunately the Marucci F5 BBCOR Baseball Bat: MCBF5 is a closeout model and thus we are not able to restock on sizes not listed. As of this posting, we will not be restocking the 31 inch model.
Cameron
What is the difference between the F5 and CAT 6 GEN2?
AL
The biggest difference is that the Marucci Cat 6 Gen 2 will use Marucci's patented Anti-Vibration Knob technology to significantly reduce vibration on mishits.
Kyle
Do you recommend the Marucci F5 BBCOR 32” for a player beginning on the BBCOR bat level?
Daniel
The Marucci F5 BBCOR Baseball Bat: MCBF5 is a great one piece alloy BBCOR option. It is a balanced bat for players making their first step into BBCOR play.
Daveron
What dose F5 mean?
D.P.
F5 is simply the name Marucci chose for this bat. We are not aware of anything else it might stand for or mean. You can try contacting Marucci for more information.
Kyle
Can this bat be used in JUCO?
Chili
The Marucci F5 BBCOR Baseball Bat: MCBF5 cannot be used in JUCO play in 2020.
Cameron
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About the Brand

At Marucci, we make our products the same way you play baseball: Hard work, determination, and attention to detail. This product is handcrafted. We are committed to never releasing a product before it meets the standard set forth by our wood bat. Our process is proven. The only way to achieve perfection is to accept nothing else. We first have gloves to Big Leaguers in our inner circle to break in and critique - knowing the extreme situations they would be put in. Players like Chase Utley allowed us to comprehend what a player needs and looks for in an ideal fielding glove. The Marucci player advisory board was integral in testing, tweaking, and ulitmatley perfecting the glove line to have the feel and features that matter to players. Understanding this professional standard of perfection has allowed us to handcraft a performance product that will last consistently maximize your game. Handcrafted, one by one, with the highest quality materials, for superior quality and feel, these gloves will require a gradual break-in period which provides a longer lasting form and shape. Professionally Inspired. Precision Crafted. Marucci: Honor the Game.

Bat Properties

Marucci F5 BBCOR Baseball Bat: MCBF5
Barrel Diameter 2 5/8"
Baseball Bats BBCOR
Bat Construction One-Piece
Bat Type Baseball
Color Blue Grey White
Deals Personalization Eligible Closeout Bats Bundle and Save
Length to Weight Ratio - 3
Material Aluminum
Price $0 - $99.99 $100 - $199.99
Swing Weight Balanced
Vendor Marucci

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