Fastpitch softball bats come in many shapes, sizes, colors, desings and models. Every year bat manufactures introduce new and innovative fastpitch softball bats to the market. While many new fastpitch bats are introduced every year Easton, Louisville Slugger, DeMarini and Anderson tend to dominate in sales and performance in the the industry. Lets see what fastpitch bats are on our radar for 2013.
When it comes to high performance softball bats Easton, Louisville Slugger, DeMarini and Anderson Bat Company shine. These bat manufactures release some of the hottest fastpitch softball bats year after year. Top fastpitch models include the Easton Stealth, Louisville Slugger Xeno, DeMarini CF5 and Anderson Rockettech. Let’s take a look at each model.
The Easton Stealth Fastpitch softball bat has been a fixture in many dugouts across the country for years. The Easton Stealth fastpitch softball bat is a two-piece full composite design. The Stealth’s performance and durability has made it one of the best selling fastpitch of all time. The Stealth is traditionally manufactured in two length to weight ratios, -10 and -9. Many top college, high school and travel ball teams swing the Easton Steatlh. The Easton Stealth is an awesome fastpitch softball bat and should continue to shine for years to come.
Louisville Slugger’s Xeno fastpitch softball bat has become very popular recently. Constructed from Louisville Slugger’s unique LS 2X composite this two piece fastpitch bat screams performance. The Xeno was first introduced in 2010 and soon became Louisville Slugger’s most talked about fastpitch softball bat. Louisville Slugger will continue to impress with a brand new Xeno fastpitch bat scheduled to be released in October of this year. Look for the Xeno to be one of the hottest bats of the season in 2013.
DeMarini burst onto the fastpitch softball scene in 2008 with the release of the CF3 softball bat. DeMarini’s two piece full composite design was the latest and greatest the industry had to offer. DeMarini also created a look and feel like no other bat in fastpitch softball. The color scheme and graphics of DeMarini’s entire bat lineup was arguably the best in the business, and the Cf3 was no exception. DeMarini had a very nice fastpitch softball bat in 2007 called the Phenix, but not until the release of the Cf3 was DeMarini a household name in fastpitch softball. The CF3 was the talk of the industry after a successful debut in the 2008 summer Olympic games in Beijing. Although the USA softball team didn’t win gold, the exposure generated for DeMarini was priceless. Top USA slugger Crystal Bustos crushed some jar dropping hits with the CF3 that inspired many fastpitch softball players across the globe. The success of the Cf3 set the tone for the release of the Cf4 and Cf5 models. DeMarini will continue to be a big part of elite fastpitch softball for years to come. The all new 2013 Cf5 fastpitch softball bat was released in April of this year.
Anderson Bat Company has a very popular fastpitch softball bat they call the Rocktech. The Rocktech is a double wall all alloy design and features Anderson’s patented power-arch technology. The Rocketech was first introduced in 2004 and soon became the hottest bat in the industry. The 2004 Rocketech set the stage for many successful releases of the bat. The Rocktech is still manufactured today and is considered by many as one of the hottest bat in the game.
There are many great fastpitch softball bats to choose from. Some of the hottest and most dependable are the Stealth, Xeno, Cf5 and Rocketech. These fastpitch softball bats deliver for elite players and programs across the country.