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  • -3 Length to Weight Ratio

  • 2 5/8 Inch Barrel Diameter

  • BBCOR Certified - Legal for H.S. and Collegiate Play

  • One-Piece ST+20 Alloy Construction

  • Flex Band Technology for the Lowest BBCOR Swing Weight

  • 31/32 Inch Tapered Handle

  • Two-Color End Cap

  • Synthetic Grip

  • Balanced Swing Weight

  • Free Shipping!

  • Full Twelve (12) Month Manufacturer's Warranty

The Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha has been the go-to bat for millions of players for over a decade. In fact, the Omaha brand is THE best-selling baseball bat over the past ten years. This season, the completely reinvented Omaha Balanced begins a whole new era for the most trusted name in bats. Made from Louisville Slugger's classic ST+20 Alloy, the TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR will provide long-lasting durability and the consistently solid performance its fans have become accustomed to. The TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR has a one-piece construction with a stiff handle that allows more barrel flex to give players greater trampoline effect and higher performance on every swing. Inside the barrel, Flex Band Technology allows for one of the lightest swing weights among all alloy BBCOR bats on the market. This one inch graphite band allows the sweet spot to feel just like your old BESR bat! The bat is topped off with a Two-Color Endcap that locks energy in the barrel to give players even more explosive hits. With a cushioned synthetic grip on the 31/32 inch tapered handle, the Omaha Balanced is as comfortable in your hands as it is high performing. This year's model features unprecedented balance for a BBCOR bat, making it incredibly easy to stay in control and connect on the long ball! Louisville Slugger: Be the Best, or Swing the Rest! The TPX Omaha is BBCOR Certified and approved for high school and collegiate play. It is backed by a Full Twelve (12) Month Manufacturer's Warranty. Free Shipping!

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GAVINGAVINGAVIN

Pros: Extremely Well Balanced, Good Pop, Thick Handle, Price

Cons: Loud Ping!!!

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34 t-hall

Pros: BEST BAT EVER colleges use it, flexes to maximum amount.

Cons: none

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FLbaseball

Pros: Great pop! LOUD PING! One the best looking bats Iv'e ever swung!

Cons: NONE!

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nate99

Pros: best bat ever my team loves it

Cons: a little too light

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john

Pros: very balanced fells lighter than a 32 inch bat when swung and the grip is very sticky

Cons: grips is going to get dirty

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Inning

Pros: None

Cons: Broke when hit first ball

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Monstars CF

Pros: This bat swung very light as others have mentioned. Went with a 32" because my old 33" was too heavy on the end. This bat feels extremely light. If you are looking the lightest BBCOR bat I would recommend this one.

Cons: Sound, has a weird ping. Different than other bats on my team

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Baseball3

Pros: Great pop, super light and worth the price

Cons: Handle gets dirty fast but happens to all bats with white handles

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Coach

Pros: Great balanced bat love it

Cons: None

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The baseball man

Pros: Its balanced and has lots of pop . It doesn't hurt bad if you don't sweet spot it .

Cons: Sting zone on the handle. If it hits on the handle it stings .

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JHS JV BASEBALL

Pros: Nice pop, good look, and the grip tape is nice. This is probably the most balanced and light weight BBCOR bat on the market. It has a great price.

Cons: The grip tape does get dirty.

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GoingYRD

Pros: I just bought this bat the other day and I already love-it!! It got some good pop and when you hit it on the sweet spot it will go pretty far!!!

Cons: Since the handle is white it will get dirty pretty fast so if you like a clean bat this bat isn't for you

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tanner20

Pros: love the balanced feel very light i have a -3 first ball i hit in the season almost went over the fence except for the wind blew it back

Cons: none

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Josepe

Pros: This is the most balanced BBCOR bats on the market its one of the top 3 BBCOR ive ever swung and has GREAT POP I reccomend this bat to anyone

Cons: LOUD PING

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Pat

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Cons: Had the bat less than a week and the cap shattered. Up until then really liked it

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baseball freak

Pros: Good Pop, balanced, loved it

Cons: end cap exploded first game first at bat, sent back, received bat back, used next day dented multiple times on the barrell, sending back again!

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baseball guy1011

Pros: Great bat, cool noise, best BBCOR out there, balanced and totally worth the price.

Cons: NONE.

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T-man 12

Pros: Love this bat. It has a lot of pop. The grip is a very good grip. This is the most balanced bat ever. It has a really cool noise when u hit it.

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Prize15

Pros: Great bat, great for gap hits and line drives. It is so light and balanced! Has great pop, 10x better than last year's model.

Cons: None!

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Basball Hut

Pros: Good pop, well balanced. LS has very easy and quick return policy.

Cons: We have gone through 2 of these since the beginning of the season. Our team has actually gone through 4. In all instances the cap came flying off and cracked. LS says they have fixed the problem, but the early runs will still have these issues. I would only get bats directly from LS to guarantee they haven't been sitting in a warehouse as a first run.

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The Rock

Pros: Used it for the first time yesterday, very balanced great pop. Always thought it was a cheap bat, it isn't well worth your money.

Cons: Grip was comfy, but gave me blisters

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topprospect

Pros: Hit 4 bombs in one game while being scouted by Arizona at the USA Invitational Tournament.

Cons: I hit a car and had to pay for breaking the windshield.

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homerun char

Pros: Im a 2 hole hitter and this bat made me drive more runs in than any other bat out there it never loses its pop best bbcor bat out on the market P.S. i led my team in triples and homeruns

Cons: Non

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808 BOI

Pros: This bat is the best bat they make. I got a home run almost every game and I am only 14.

Cons: Grip gets dirty fast.

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Kid

Pros: I am constantly hitting line drives and getting on base often. Probably the most well balenced bat out there.

Cons: Grip gets dirty fast.

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Rebel6

Pros: The best bat I have used through all BBCORs. Great pop, Well Balanced, Light, Grip is the best feeling (recommend batting gloves)

Cons: Some complain about the ping and dirty grip, It's honestly not loud and don't buy if you complain about dirty grips.

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tater

Pros: well balanced fast bat with good solid hits.

Cons: none. who cares if the grip gets dirty!

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Minnesotascrappy

Pros: I've swung the Easton S's and Xl's almost every Demarini bat and the Omaha out hits every one. So much pop for a bbcor, great sound, and its one of the cheapest on the market. Highly recommended

Cons: none

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haysheat#33

Pros: Great pop, extremely well balanced, good price, swings 2 oz. lighter than it is, good trampoline effect, good grip, and one of the best BBCOR bats on the market.

Cons: None yet.

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Anonymous

Pros: Great balance, nice grip, has a nice paint color, end cap looks sick.

Cons:

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Athens Attack

Pros: Great pop. Great balance. Great graphics.

Cons: None so far except it's the most popular bat on the rack.

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Yankees03

Pros: Pop, Comfortable, Hardly any sting, Balanced

Cons: None

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Drewan Lutz player

Pros: i used this bat for a hole highschool season as soon as you make contact the balls gone your not puting a glove on it. so much pop and hitting bombs. Best BBCOR bat of the year. hittin 19 bombs at 14 explains the bat i love this bat more than my girlfriend!

Cons: no cons no never ever EVER!

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Best Bat I've Swung! LandyJ_31 player

Pros: Really Good looking, tons of pop, and just overall a great bat! Has really good performance at a really great price! I would totally recommend this bat to anyone!

Cons: Knob on the handle chips easily, but other than that great bat!

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best BBCOR bat ever chriss player

Pros: Amazing pop and great balance. The best BBCOR bat on the market.

Cons: None.

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Best bat Ive ever bought spartan34 player

Pros: Huge sweet spot, best pop out of all the BBCORs, lightweight design, easy to swing, great grip, all around by far the best bat i've ever bought. I play for the varsity team for my high school, did great with this bat. Might just get next years version.

Cons: Other than the grip getting dirty and coming off, there are none!

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Nice bat Jake player

Pros: Very nice bat my favorite so far out of all mine

Cons: Weird sound when hit off end some bats do some don't

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Louisville Slugger tpx omaha balanced sean bartro player

Pros: 1)You know you hit it well with this bat based on the sound 2)Very balanced; you dint get that with many bats except the Louisville slugger. easton and demarini are top heavy so you will be more of a slap hitter with those bats but you will get extra base hits with this bat 3) Besides performance the look is awesome!!! it looks like the old timberwolves jerseys

Cons: Louisville slugger didn't remake it. It is now the assault The handle gets dirty It vibrates when you don't hit it clean in cold weather

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Great Bat Jacob player

Pros: Great bat, lots of bat speed, light weight

Cons: Not as much pop as some bats, but still has great pop and light for good bat speed

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not great not that good player

Pros: very light and well balanced, good for contact hitter

Cons: not good pop at all ball doesnt travel with this bat even if you hit it in sweet spot and its not just me my teammates think it doesnt have pop.

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overall, very good bat johnny baseball player

Pros: good pop, great swing weight, very well balanced. not top heavy at all like other bbcor bats

Cons: loud

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balanced bat treeman474 player

Pros: bery balanced and durable. doesnt nreak like other louisville models. good for contact hitter

Cons: was not tope heavy enough for my liking

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great bat superman player

Pros: great pop with excellent durability

Cons: feel some vibration because of the bat being a one piece bat.

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Anonymous

Pros: decent pop

Cons: buy a wood bat instead of this. barrel is really small, and very ahrd to hit with if you dont like wood buy any other bbcor bat better than this

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good bat me player

Pros: this bat looks great, is well balanced, lightweight, and comfortable.

Cons: good for contact, not for power. grip gets dirty and tape comes off.

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Great bat Cody LaRue player

Pros: Great look, great pop, great sound (if you like a PING!), and nice grip

Cons: white grip gets really dirty

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amazing Tristenluck player

Pros: great pop bat looks great and has a great feel

Cons: none

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good bat louisville bats player

Pros: good pop and very well balanced.

Cons: loud ping and bat tap gets extremely dirty very fast.

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broke after using in cold weather johnny baseball player

Pros: really low swing weight, good pop

Cons: something inside the barrel broke and now rattles around. Used in a lot of practices and about 20 games

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Very Good. Rocky player

Pros: Very nice to swing. Very balanced. Our JV 4 hitter consistently hits 300ft+ with bat.

Cons: White grip gets dirty really quick. Very loud ping, umpire and other coach questioned if it was BBCOR.

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Greatest bat on the market Jake from State Farm player

Pros: If your a power or contact hitter, this is the bat for you. No joke. Sweet spot feels like nothing, ball flys off the bat. even ground balls get hit hard with the omaha. Within 3 games of use i already hit my first bomb of my career. The new balanced feel is not a lie, you would think being a one piece it would be end weighted. Not even close. Balanced feel, stiff swing through the zone. If you wanna hit the ball to the moon, this is the bat for you

Cons: vibrates alot if not hit on the sweetspot, chips paint easily. Nothing major that cant be corrected with practice, or if you dont care if it gets scratched.

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great bat SportzFanatic57 player

Pros: very very light good overall feel

Cons: the pop could be a little better but the light weight makes up for it

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Great Bat MD parent

Pros: Balanced weight makes it easy for a small youth to swing. I was worried about going to a drop three since my son is small but he swings this bat with ease (29/26).

Cons: White grip get dirty easy but that is just baseball.

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Great bat Matt player

Pros: Lots of pop Good looking Very balanced and light weight Best BBCOR bat for the pprice

Cons: Grip falls off quickly so id take it off and get some lixard skin

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best bat i have owned brandon player

Pros: has a great ping, i have used it for 2 years and it still hits like its brand new amazing bat

Cons: Absolutely none

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Have a question about the Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB136? Ask our team of experts and they will respond within 24 hours.

Is this bat lighter than the 5150 Velo or the Rip-It Air?
yung dre
The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 will be a little more balanced with a slightly lighter swing weight than the Rawlings 5150 Velo or Rip-It Prototype Air.
Tyler
Does this bat have rings in the barrel like the previous BBCOR model?
s.o.
The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR features a 1" wide graphite band to meet the BBCOR standards.
Aubrey
Are you going to have this in the youth model?
Coach
Yes, we currently have the 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha: YB136 Youth. This can be found at http://www.justbats.com/product/2013-louisville-slugger-tpx-omaha--yb136-youth/16493/
Aubrey
Will this Omaha bat come in half ounce weight and half inch lengths?
Jeff
The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR will be available in a 32.5" 29.5 oz. drop.
Kara
What bat would you compare this too other then the other Omaha?
austin m
Other bats similar to the 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 are the Easton S3 and Rawlings 5150 Velo.
Tyler
Will this bat have more pop and be more balanced than the 2012 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha BBCOR?
desco
The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR will use upgraded materials for added performance and durability. It will also be a little more balanced than the 2012 model.
Nick
Hi, Question. What is better the 2013 Omaha or the 2013 TPX Exogrid3?
k mac
The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult bat will be a One-Piece all Alloy design. It will feature the ST+20 Alloy construction. The bat will have superb balance when swinging through the hitting zone. The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID 3 BBCOR will be a Hybrid style bat. The barrel will still be made of AC21 Scandium Alloy material while the handle will be made of Composite Inserts. This will help with eliminating the sting or vibration that might travel to the hands during contact. Both of these bats will feature Louisville Slugger's Flex Band technology which will allow for the Lowest MOI (Moment Of Inertia) on the BBCOR market today. Which means you'll be swinging a lighter feeling bat with increased bat speed and balance through the hitting zone.
Brandon
Will this bat have a lighter swing weight than the 2012 typhoon? Thanks
Jabronesy
Yes. The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 will have a lighter swing weight than the 2012 Typhoon.
Tyler
I am 5'6'' and 155 pounds and I currently swing a 31'' 2012 Easton Typhoon. Would this bat have a light swing weight so I could move up to a 32'' for next season?
anonymous
Based on your height and weight, a 32" bat is recommended. The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR has a light swing weight and is very balanced. It would be an easy transition from a 31" to a 32".
Nick
Is this bat better than the 5150? Does it hurt less off the end of the bat than the 5150?
bignico
The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR uses the newest technology, for a more durable and higher performing bat.
Kara
Will this bat be better or worse than the Rip-It Prototype Air BBCOR?
Jackson
The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced and the Rip-It Prototype AIR are two of the most balanced one-piece fully aluminum bats on the market. Both will be very high performing. Here is a link to further compare the two bats. http://www.justbats.com/compare/
Tom
When will this bat be available in a bat pack?
T
2013 Louisville bats won't be eligible for a bat pack until next spring or summer.
Tyler
Would the Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha or new 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Exogrid 3 be better for a power hitter?
hitdoctor
Both are good bats. The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Exogrid 3 has more of an extended barrel that would benefit a power hitter.
Damon
How does the swing weight compare with Marucci team?
cal
The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 will have a slightly lighter swing weight compared to the Marucci Team.
Tyler
I have a question, is the bat more balanced than the Rip-It BBCOR Air?
Batter
Both are well balanced bats, but the TPX Omaha Balanced has just a slightly lighter swing weight.
Tyler
Would this bat or the 2013 marucci team have a more balanced swing weight?
Dingers
The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 has a slightly more balanced feel.
Tyler
Is this bat balanced? I am 5'2" 200+pounds, what size should I get?
Big joe
The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 features a very balanced swing weight. Based on your height and weight, we recommend a 32" 29 oz. model. For more information on sizing, please visit our Bat Coach at http://www.justbats.com/bat-coach/
Aubrey
I'm 5'11" and 155 pounds, what size should I get?
jakemyers21
Based on your height and weight, we recommend the 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult in a 32" 29 oz. model.
Aubrey
I'm 6 foot 1, 170 pounds. What should be the length and weight of the bat I get?
Daniel
We recommend a 33" 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136.
Kara
I am 5'4", 150 pounds. What size should I get?
Joshua Perez
Based on your height and weight, we would recommend a 31" 28 oz. model in the 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult bat. For more information on sizing, please visit our Bat Coach at http://www.justbats.com/bat-coach/
Aubrey
How would this bat compare to the 2012 CF5? And also, I have a 2012 Voodoo and noticed its end load. Would this bat be a lot lighter then the Voodoo?
Aaronader
The 2012 DeMarini CF5 is going to feel a just as balanced as the 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced. The DeMarini Voodoo will definitely be noticeably heavier than the 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced.
Noah
Which is a better bat. The Nike MC2 BBCOR or the Omaha balance BB136. I am 14, 5'4, 120 pounds, looking at 31". Thanks
J-Rod
This really depends on the type of player you are. The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult is a one-piece balanced bat, better for a power hitter. The Nike Aero MC2 BBCOR: BT0633 White Adult is a two-piece bat, better suited for a contact hitter.
Kara
My nephew is transitioning from using a Louisville Slugger Exogrid -9 bat. He is moving up to high school which require the BBCOR Bat. Which bat will be better for the transition? He uses a 30" bat. He is 5'5" 150lbs, what length/weight would you recommend?
JTM
The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR would be a good choice, because it is a balanced model bat. He should be using a 32" 29oz bat.
Noah
If I order a 33" and feel it's too light can I send it back and trade it for a 34" without charge?
lahhgnahhtz
As long as a bat remains in new and unused condition, it can be returned within any timeframe for a full refund or exchange. All the information you need in regards to returning an item, including our free return label, can be found by following this link: http://www.justbats.com/customer-service/warranties-returns/
Tyler
What has a bigger barrel, omaha balanced, or exogrid 3? And which one feels lighter?
Tanner
Both the 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 and 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID 3 BBCOR: BB13EX have 2 5/8" barrels. The Omaha will feel more balanced.
Tyler
What bat should feel lighter, and more balanced, the 2013 S1 BBCOR or the Omaha Balanced BBCOR? I swing a 32/29.
baller dawg
Both bats are designed to have balanced and lighter feels. Per the reviews, many customers feel the Omaha is one of the most balanced BBCOR bats on the market.
Noah
Does this bat require a break in period, and what is the lowest recommended temperature to use this bat in?
Cayce
No the 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR will not require a break in period, and it can be used in any temperatures since it is not a composite barrel bat.
Noah
is this bat certified and approved for 14/15 year old Babe Ruth League baseball
Rich
Yes the Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR bat is going to be approved for 14-15 year old Babe Ruth League baseball.
Sean
I am down to this or the Marucci Black 2 for my Freshman, top of the order hitter. He is 5'-7" 130 lbs. He loves the -5 Marucci Black for Club, but he needs new High School bat? Which one? Thanks.
Coach Vince
Both the 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult bat and the 2013 Marucci Black 2 BBCOR Adult bat are great options. The Black 2 will provide a composite handle which will eliminate even more vibration or hand stinging. The Omaha may feel lighter in swing weight though. Both bats will be balanced models with alloy barrels. No break-in periods required.
Brandon
I am trying to decide on the EXOGRID 2 or the Omaha Balanced. I can not decide both drop 3 though. Which is a better bat in your perspective?
Charlie
The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID 3 is a more durable bat. The EXOGRID 3 has better alloy material and has carbon inserts in the handle for a little flex.
Frank
I am 4'8" and about 85 pounds and playing up on 60/90 diamond this Spring and need my first BBCOR bat. Would the 30"-27 oz. 2013 LS Omaha be a better bat for me, or the Rawlings 5150 BBCA2?
NM
Both the 2013 Rawlings 5150 Alloy BBCOR: BBCA2 Adult bat and the 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult bat are very balanced one-piece alloy designs. They are both good options, and the following is a link for further comparison http://www.batwarehouse.com/compare/
Aubrey
Will this bat hold up, or will it lose its pop rather quickly? Which bat has more pop, this one or the Exogrid 3?
Tanner B
The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult will certainly hold up for many at bats to come. It comes with a 12 month warranty so if anything happens they will take care of it. The Louisville Exogrid 3 does have an upgrade in alloy which should add some pop.
Chad M.
Which bat has better pop, distance, and a more balanced swing. The 2013 TPX Omaha BBCOR or the 2013 Rawlings 5150 BBCOR bat?
tyler
The better pop would come from the 2013 Rawlings 5150 Alloy BBCOR: BBCA2 Adult, because of it's unmatched trampoline effect. The more distance would be the same 2013 Rawlings 5150 due to having more pop. The more balanced bat I would say would be the 2013 Louisville TPX Omaha.
Chad M.
What's the difference between the 2013 Louisville Slugger EXOGRID 3 BBCOR and the 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR -3 bat?
SP
The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID 3 BBCOR is a one-piece alloy with composite inserts in the handle that provides more flex. The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR is one-piece alloy that is much stiffer.
Kara
Is the new Louisville Slugger offered in a bat pack and can bats be exchaned for other bats (even if the price rises) in bat packs?
Jacob
Since this bat is so new to the market, it is not in any batpacks. Also, we are unable to alter or make any changes to current batpacks, and can only sell what is offered in them.
Derek
I am currently a freshman in High School and I am 5'8" and 130 lbs. What size 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult should I get?
centerfieldbomb5
With the height and weight given we suggest that you get the 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult in the 31" 28 oz. bat.
Chad M.
I've been looking for a new bat and I've been thinking about the 2013 Louisville slugger TPX Omaha balanced BBCOR BB136 adult. I'm 15 and currently 5'8". I play for my high school team and wreck ball, any suggestions on this bat?
shane
In order to find out what size 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 is best for you, I recommend our Bat Coach. It's a great tool: http://www.justbats.com/bat-coach/
Tyler
I'm currently thinking about buying either this Omaha bat or an Easton S1. Due to reviews, ratings and taking everything into consideration, what bat would better suit me? I'm 5'11, 135 pounds, and a freshman in high school.
JeremyRod
The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult and the 2013 Easton S1 BBCOR:BB13S1 are both very balanced bats. The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR will be stiffer than the 2013 Eatson S1 BBCOR, better for a player with some power. Both bats perform very well.
Kara
My son is 6' tall and 140 lbs., he recently was able to demo the 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult and the 2013 Rawlings Velo. He is more of a contact hitter, but does have some power. Which bat would you suggest?
jalcbrown
Both the 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult and the 2013 Rawlings VELO BBCOR: BBVELO Adult bat are one-piece alloy designs with balanced swing weights. Both would be great options for a contact hitter.
Aubrey
Is the 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult USSSA certified?
TmoBaseball14
The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult bat is BBCOR certified and does not feature the USSSA BPF 1.15 stamp. However, it is legal in many USSSA divisions. It is always recommended to check with a league official concerning bat legality.
Mac
I'm 13 years old, 5' 3" and weigh about 97lbs. Will the 2013 TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult 28 oz. 31" be too heavy of a bat, or just right? I am a contact hitter.
TmoBaseball14
The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult bat in a 31" may be too large for you. The recommended size for you would be a 29" BBCOR bat. The bat will be great for a contact hitter though.
Brandon
Can you get the 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR BB136 Adult in a 29" 27 oz. bat?
TmoBaseball14
We will not be getting anymore of the 29" 26 oz. 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult.
Noah
Is the sweet spot really small? I'm worried that if I don't hit it on the sweet spot then it will be a guaranteed out.
Jack
The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult is going to have a pretty average sweet spot for a balanced bat.
Noah
What is the difference between the 2012 and the 2013 Omaha?
Jam
The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult is more balanced than the 2012 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha BBCOR: BB126 Adult.
Katie
Will this bat out perform last years Omaha?
Steve
The 2012 and the 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced both use the same ST+20 Alloy. They will both use the same alloy, but the 2013 will be slightly more balanced.
Noah
Is this bat better than the 5150?
PuigPower
The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult and the Rawlings 5150 will perform, and feel the same.
Noah
Which is better for a contact hitter, this bat or the Exogrid 3?
J man
Both the 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult bat and the Exogrid 3 are very balanced bats and would be great options for a contact hitter.
Aubrey
Is the Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha balanced BBCOR bat a good bat for contact hitters?
Tommy John
The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult bat is very balanced and a good choice for a contact hitter.
Aubrey
Which is better for power hitters, this bat, the Exogrid3 or the Attack?
L man
I see more power hitters using the Attack and the Exogrid3 compared to the 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult.
Brandon
Which bat feels lighter, this bat or the Easton S1?
Mni
The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced and the Easton S1 will both be very balanced bats, so you will not see one out balance the other.
Noah
Is there a break-in period for this bat?
robsharper
The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult bat is a one-piece alloy design. It does not require a break-in period, and is hot right out of the wrapper.
Mac
What is the difference between this year's Omaha and last year's Omaha? And also, is the difference in balance between the two significant, because I swung last year's Omaha and it didn't feel too balanced.
Dennis
The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 is a very balanced model. While most BBCOR bats use thicker barrel walls to meet the performance certifications, the 2013 Omaha Balanced utilizes a composite ring below the sweet spot. This ring allows the Omaha to have thin barrel walls, which helps it maintain a very light swing weight, but to also meet the BBCOR certification. The difference in balance between models is noticeable.
Mac
What bat has more pop this or the new Easton XL3?
colebaseball
The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult and the 2013 Easton XL3 are made of top of the line alloy materials and have great pop. The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult will be more balanced and the 2013 Easton XL3 is end loaded.
Kara
When will you be getting this in a 30"?
amay
We will not be receiving more 30" 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult.
Kara
Which is the best out of the Omaha, Exogrid2, or the Attack?
harold
The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult bat will be a one-piece all alloy model. The Exogrid2 will be a two-piece hybride bat. It will have a composite handle and alloy barrel. The Attack will be a two-piece full composite bat. All three bats will be very balanced in swing weight.
Brandon
Will you be getting any 32.5" 29.5 oz. in stock anytime soon? I'm a freshmen and I am 5' 11" 170 lbs. I use a 32" now, but I'm still growing but I don't want to move all the way up to a 33.
cman
The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult has been discontinued so we will not be replenishing our stock. The 2013 Rawlings 5150 Alloy BBCOR: BBCA2 Adult is a comparable bat to the Omaha, and we currently have it in stock in the 32.5" 29.5 oz.
Katie
Why is this bat being discontinued? Is a newer model coming out? If so, do you know when?
cam
Yes, the 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult bat will be replaced by the 2014 Omaha. Louisville Slugger's 2014 line will release on 10/15/2013.
Brandon
Does it dent easy?
Dt5599
None of the 27 customer reviews of the 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 describe issues with denting. If you were to run into an issue with the bat denting, it's covered under a 12 month warranty through Louisville Slugger.
Mac
I'm 5,1- 5,2, I'm in 7th grade and I'm about 100 pounds, would this be a good bat for me?
Oj
If you are required to use a BBCOR bat at your age the 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult would be a great choice for you.
Kara
I'm 5,1, about 100 pounds, and I'm 13. Do you think a 31" bat would be a good size for me?
Oj
If you are using an adult bat like the 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult a 31" will be too big. We recommend a 29" to 30" bat.
Kara
Will the 2013 model still be available after the 2014 model comes out?
slugger23
Even after a 2014 model was released, the 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult bat would still be available until we no longer had any remaining in inventory.
Mac
I want a 33" model. I'm a little bit over 5'6" and a little bit over 125 lbs. going into 8th grade, and am still growing. I plan on using it until the end of this spring or summer, will this slow down my swing speed?
jj
Based on your height and weight, we recommend a 31" model in the 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult bat. Depending on what size model you used previously, the bat may feel heavier and slow down your bat speed.
Aubrey
I'm 5'7" and 115 lbs. I'm going into eight grade, would you recommend a 31" bat? Would the Omaha or Rawlings Velo be a more balanced bat?
Baller10
Based on your height and weight, we recommend a 30" model. Both the 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult bat and the 2013 Rawlings VELO BBCOR: BBVELO Adult bat are very balanced models.
Aubrey
What if i play in a game and it dents or breaks? Or what if I just don't like it? What happens?
roberto
The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult comes with a 12 Month Manufacturer's Warranty that would cover any defects. Unfortunately, it doesn't come with a trial period, so we recommend hitting tennis or wiffle balls with the wrapper still on the bat to see if it's a good fit for you.
Katie
Would you recommend this or the Louisville Slugger TPX Vertex? I play college ball and am looking to get a new bat for the fall.
Jared
Both are great bats. The Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha will be more balanced than the Louisville Slugger Vertex.
Damon
I'm probably going to get this bat in a 32" model, I'm 5'7" and 130 lbs. Do you think that is the right size for me?
hitter
Based on your height and weight, we recommend a 31" model in the 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult bat. For further information on sizing, please visit our Bat Coach at http://www.justbats.com/bat-coach/
Aubrey
What has a longer barrel and sweet spot this or the new RIP-IT bat?
cole
The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult and the new RIP-IT Air bat will have similar sweet spots and barrel size.
Kara
Which one of these Louisville bats would you recommend, the EXOGRID 3 BBCOR or the Omaha Balanced BBCOR?
RBI king
The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult and the 2013 EXOGRID 3 BBCOR: BB13EX Adult are great bats. The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult will be slightly more balanced and stiffer than the 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID 3.
Kara
I am just over 5'9" and about 175 lbs. What size do you recommend I use and which bat is better the TPX Omaha or the Easton XL1 ?
Frankieboy21
Based on your height and weight, we recommend a 33" model in an adult model. The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult bat is a one-piece alloy model with a a balanced swing weight and the Easton XL1 is a two-piece fully composite bat with an end loaded swing weight.
Aubrey
I'm 5' 5, 115 lbs., and I'm looking for a BBCOR for high school. I'm looking at the Easton S3 and the Omaha, but which would be best for a contact hitter?
Jim
The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult and the Easton S3 are both very balanced, one-piece BBCOR bats, so it will come down to personal preference when choosing.
Noah
I'm 5'10" and weigh 170 lbs. and am a power hitter. Would this bat be good for me for my senior year of high school baseball?
Homerun Trotter
Based on your height and weight, we recommend a 33" in the 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult bat. As a one-piece design, it would be a good option for a power hitter.
Aubrey
I'm a player who needs a lot of bat speed, is this a good bat for me?
jcole
The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult bat is very light and balanced and would be a good option to increase swing speed.
Aubrey
I am a power hitter who hits a lot of home runs. Should I get this bat or the Easton XL3?
runswithscissors
The 2013 Easton XL3 is going to be perfect for a power hitter, because of the end loaded swing weight.
Noah
Does the 2013 Omaha Balanced BBCOR come in any bat packs?
jonathan baseball
The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult is not available in a bat pack. The 2012 Omaha is available in several bat packs. Here is the link; http://www.justbats.com/products/deals~bat%20pack/baseball%20bats~adult/?s=omaha
Kara
I am a power hitter. I need a balanced bat so I can get the bat around quicker. Would this be a good bat?
fastfive
The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult is a very balanced bat. It would be a great option for you.
Kara
Is this bat more balanced and have more pop than the DeMarini M2M?
Swaggy J
The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult is more balanced than the DeMarini M2M. They both have good pop.
Kara
Is the sweetspot on this bat bigger or smaller than the EXOGRID and the Attack?
Tom
The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult bat features a similar sweet spot to the EXOGRID 3 and Attack models. All three models feature the same Flex Band Technology in the barrel that creates a light swing weight and larger sweet spot.
Mac
I am looking at either the 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult or the 2013 Rawlings 5150 Alloy BBCOR: BBCA2 Adult. What would be better for a contact hitter that is 5'4 and 110lbs?
Hawk
Both the 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult and the 2013 Rawlings 5150 Alloy BBCOR: BBCA2 Adult are very well balanced for a contact hitter.
Damon
Which one would be most helpful for a speed hitter? An EXOgrid 3 or the Omaha Balanced? Also, which bat performs better?
baseball allstar
The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult and the EXOgrid are going to be almost identical in performance, but the Omaha is going to be slightly more balanced.
Noah
I'm 6' 2" and 205 pounds. Would you recommend the 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult or the 2013 Rawlings 5150 Alloy BBCOR: BBCA2 Adult?
aPeezy
The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult and the Rawlings 5150 are both going to be balanced one-piece alloy bats. They will be almost identical performance and I do not have a preference for one over the other.
Noah
I'm 5'9" 190 and 14 years old. I have power but I'm not all power. Is this a good bat or is the Easton XL3 BBCOR BB13X2 a better choice?
LB
We recommend the 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult. It is one-piece bat that is suited for a power hitter, but it is balanced. The Easton XL3 BBCOR BB13X2 is an end loaded and best for a player that is all power.
Kara
Which aluminum bat would feel like a 110 turn model wood bat?
Gil
The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult is balanced and will feel similar to a 110 turn model bat.
Kara
When is Louisville Slugger's 2014 line of BBCOR bats coming out?
M&M
You will start to see the new 2014 line around November of this year.
Brandon
What wood turn best resembles the 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult?
M&M
The 271 and 110 turn model are both going to be very similar to the 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult. These are very balanced turn models just like the Omaha is.
Noah
I'm around 5'7 160 lbs or 170 lbs. I swing for the gap more than I do the fence. Is this a good bat for me or is the EXOGRID 3 a better option?
monkey slugger 3000
Typically one-piece bats such as the 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult are preferred by power hitters. However, the balanced feel would be good for a contact hitter as well.
Kara
How does this bat compare to the Easton S4?
Agent 0
The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult and the Easton S4 are both going to be very similar bats. They will be identical in performance and feel, but the barrel on the S4 is slightly smaller than the Omaha.
Noah
Does this bat have a lighter feel or more pop than the Anderson Ignite? Which bat would suit a gap hitter better?
Varsity
The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult bat would have a lighter swing weight compared to the Ignite. Both will have similar pop. Both would be great for gap hitters.
Brandon
When does the 2014 Omaha come out?
tyler
Louisville Slugger has discontinued the Omaha. They have replaced it with the 2014 Louisville Slugger Assault BBCOR: BBAS14-RR Adult.
John H
Is Louisville Slugger coming out with a 2014 Omaha?
BB
The 2014 model of the Omaha is the Assault. Louisville Slugger has rebranded their bat lineup and will not produce a 2014 Omaha. Check out the Assault by following this link: http://goo.gl/WSmDn1
Mac
I am 5'9", 155 lbs and I am a contact hitter. I am starting high school ball and am wondering if the 2013 Louisville Slugger Omaha is better or the Louisville Slugger EXOGRID 3?
rs
The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult and the 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID 3 BBCOR: BB13EX are both high performing bats. They are both balanced and would work great for you.
Kara
Is this bat legal for high school?
xx
The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult bat is legal for play in high school and college.
Brandon
Our son needs an alloy bat due to playing in cold weather. He currently has a 2012 TPX Omaha which he says is "clunky". His favorite bat has been the CF5 2012 and 2013. He is a contact hitter, with above average bat speed. What do you recommend replacing his Omaha with that is appropriate for cold weather when he can't use his CF5?
Katie
Even when using the 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult bat that is all alloy a minimum temperature of 60 degrees is recommended. If it is colder than that, you run the risk of bat damage. If he plays in colder weather try a wood bat option. As long as his league will allow that.
Brandon
What is the temperature rating for the Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha BBCOR?
tim
We don't recommend using bats like the Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha BBCOR below 60 degrees. Here is a link to our bat care section on our website: http://www.justbats.com/bat-resource-guide/bat-care/
Damon
Is this a good bat for a contact hitter?
ken
The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult is a great bat for a contact hitter. It has a very balanced swing weight which increases control during the swing and bat speed. These are two characteristics that contact hitters typically look for.
Mac
Hi there. I used my mates version of this bat last week and I'm interested in the 2014 model as it felt good. However, it made a ping unlike any bat I have ever heard in 20 years of ball. Is that an issue, and why is that the case?
stuchoo
The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult will have that ping sound due to the alloy material used in the design of the bat. Some players prefer a loud ping, while others don't. It is more of a player preference.
Brandon
What turn model is the Omaha comparable to?
jake
The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult is going to be closest to a 110 turn model based on the handle size and the balance.
Tori
What size should I use in this bat or the Assault if I'm 5' 7 1/2" -5' 8" and 135 pounds?
sean barteo
Based on your height and weight, we recommend a 31" or 32" model of either the 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult or 2014 Assault BBCOR. (http://www.justbats.com/bat-coach/)
Mac
Do you have this in a 32.5" 29.5 oz?
Tom
The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult is a discontinued model and we our out of stock for the 32.5" 29.5 oz models and will not be receiving any more.
Jason
What 2014 model replaced the Omaha Balanced?
Rudy
The 2014 Louisville Slugger Assault BBCOR: BBAS14-RR Adult is the bat that replaced this 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR: BB136 Adult in the Slugger product line.
Mac
How does this bat compare to the Easton S3 BBCOR bat?
slugger
The 2013 Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Baseball Bat is very similar to the Easton S3 Baseball Bat. Both are one-piece alloy designs with a balanced swing weight. The Easton S3 and Omaha have been top sellers and quality bats for some time that will provide great durability and performance.
Austin
Is this more of a contact or power bat?
Tedwil
The Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR (BB136) has features that both a contact hitter and a power hitter would find appealing. It has a stiff one piece design that power hitters tend to favor. However, it is also a balanced bat that helps create bat head speed which is preferable for contact hitters.
Patrick
I'm 6'0" and about 160 lbs. I'm a freshman in high school. What length should I get?
baseballchase18
The Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR (BB136 Adult) would be best in a 32" or 33" bat length for your size.
Brandon
We purchased this bat in December and it broke this past week. How can you get it replaced by warranty?
AAL
The warranty's are handled primarily by the manufacturer. In order to get started on the replacement process, all you will need is a copy of your receipt and the telephone number of the manufacturer.
Merritt
I'm 6'3 210 lbs. What bat would work well for me? Do I sound like a power or contact hitter?
Cts
Based on your approximate height and weight, the suggested length we would recommend would be 34 inches. I would also guess based on your build that power hitting would be more closely related to the type of playing style that would fit you. The one-piece alloy design on the Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR would be very fitting for a power hitter. The construction and material would make it very easy to generate good bat speed and pop.
Merritt
I am a 6' 145 lb. freshman in high school and I hit to the outfield. Is this a good bat for me?
jmoney
The Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR (BB136) is a great bat for any player. It has a stiff one-piece design with a balanced swing weight. Based on your height and weight, we suggest a 32.5" model.
Jason
Should I get this bat or the 2013 DeMarini Voodoo? Which one do you think is better?
pj
Both the Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR (BB136) and the 2013 DeMarini Voodoo BBCOR (DXVDC) would be good options. The preference between the two would be based on your preference for the weighting and design of the bat. The Omaha is a one-piece alloy design while the Voodoo is an end-loaded two-piece hybrid design. Both will be high performing and will live up to BBCOR standards. Power hitters would tend to prefer the Voodoo while more of a contact hitter would like the balanced Omaha.
Patrick
I am a power and contact hitter. I am 6 foot and weigh 205 pounds. Which bat would be better for me; the Louisville Slugger ExoGrid 3 or this bat?
slammer
Both the Louisville Slugger EXOGRID 3 BBCOR (BB13EX) and the Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR (BB136) would be good options. The Exogrid 3 will flex a bit more which would be more beneficial for contact hitting and the Omaha would be more stiff which would be more beneficial for a power hitter.
Patrick
I am a 5 foot tall freshmen and I weigh 110 pounds. What size bat should I get? Would this be a good bat for me?
Double D
Based on your height and weight we would suggest either a 29 or 30 inch bat. The Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR (BB136) would be a good choice because it is available in the length that would work well for you and it is well balanced so it will have a light swing weight which can help produce better bat speed.
Patrick
Why is the 2013 BBCOR Omaha 32/29 sold at a higher price ($179.99) as compared to 2014 BBCOR Assault 32/29 ($99.99)? Isn't the Assault the "newer" version of the Omaha, or is the 2013 Omaha an overall better bat than the Assault?
atk
The Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR Baseball Bat (BB136) is the previous version to the Slugger Assault bat for 2014. They feature the same design and materials. The only difference in the color scheme. Pricing is set based on inventory.
Brandon
What bat has more pop, this or the Louisville Slugger 515?
g prussel
Both the Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR Baseball Bat (BB136) and the 2015 Louisville Slugger Omaha 515 BBCOR Baseball Bat (BBO5153) will live up to BBCOR standards which regulate the performance or "pop" that the bat is able to achieve so they will be similar in terms of performance.
Patrick
I am more of a contact hitter. What would you guys recommend for me, this bat, or the 2014 Rawlings VELO? Which bat has the least amount of vibration when you hit off the tip or handle?
baseball15
Both the Rawlings VELO and the Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR Baseball Bat: BB136 would feel exceptional. The balanced swing weight and alloy design will be very high performing. Both bats will provide the same low amount of hand sting when you mishit a baseball.
Brandon
I'm looking for a durable bat to last 1 year or more. I am looking at this bat and the Easton S1. Would this bat have a longer life span because it's aluminum or will the S1 last longer?
threat13
Both the Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR Baseball Bat (BB136) and the 2014 Easton S1 BBCOR Baseball Bat (BB14S1) will be very durable models. In general, we have seen composite barrel bats like the Easton S1 last a bit longer in their peak performance level than aluminum models.
Patrick
Do you think this bat, the Assault, or the 2015 Omaha is a better bat? Which has a bigger sweet spot?
T
The Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR Baseball Bat (BB136), 2014 Louisville Slugger Assault BBCOR Baseball Bat (BBAS14-RR), and the 2015 Louisville Slugger Omaha 515 BBCOR Baseball Bat (BBO5153) will all have similar sized sweet spots because they are very similar designs. The new 2015 Omaha will have the best durability which should make its performance last a bit longer than on the previous models.
Patrick
Are the balance of this and the Assault the same? What about performance and sweet spot?
G
Yes, the Assault and the Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR Baseball Bat (BB136) will have very much the same balance. They are very light during the swing.
Brandon
Which bat has a better MOI the 2015 Louisville Slugger Omaha BBCOR or the 2014 Easton S2? Which bat would you recommend?
KC
The MOI should be fairly similar on the Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR Baseball Bat (BB136) and the Easton S1 BBCOR Baseball Bat (BB14S1) they are both well balanced models and have a light swing. The S1 may be a bit easier to generate bat speed with because of the flex it offers. Other than that, it would come down to whether you prefer alloy bats or composite material bats.
Patrick
Does this have more pop than the Assault?
T
"Pop" is more of a term associated with the skill of the player rather than a measurable feature of the bat. The performance and design of the Louisville Slugger TPX Omaha Balanced BBCOR Baseball Bat (BB136) compared extremely closely with the Louisville Slugger Assault BBCOR Baseball Bat (BBAS14-RR).
Patrick
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