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2014 - Best Fastpitch Softball Bats for Power Hitters & Slappers
Based on The Coach's Review and 2,100+ Reviews by Players, Coaches and Parents
The question that always gets asked is: "What is the best Fastpitch Softball Bat?" According to the website: www.thecoachreviews.com, the answer is:
- Are you a Power Hitter or a Slapper?
- Do you have a Slow or Fast Bat Swing Speed?
- Do you prefer Composites Bats or Aluminum/Metal Bats?
- Which Bat should I use in Cold or Hot Weather?
- Can I use my Bat in in Batting Cages?
- What is a tough, durable, not-too-expensive Team Bat?
The following "Best Fastpitch Bats" lists are based on The Coach's personal review PLUS over 2,100 reviews by Players, Coaches and Parents:
The Top 3 Fastpitch Softball Bats for Power Hitters are:
- 2014 DeMarini CF6 Insane (-10) Fastpitch Softball Bat
- 2014 DeMarini CF6 (-8, -9) Fastpitch Softball Bats
- 2013 Anderson RockeTech (-9) Fastpitch Softball Bat
- There are 4 additional Fastpitch Softball Bats made the 2014 Top Rankings List of the Best Fastpitch Softball Bats for Power Hitters.
The Top 3 Fastpich Softball Bats for Slap Hitters are:
- 2014 DeMarini CF6 (-10, -11) & 2013 DeMarini CF5 (-10, -11) Fastpitch Softball Bats
- 2014 Easton Power Brigade Mako (-10) Fastpitch Softball Bat
- 2014 Easton Power Brigade FS2 (-10) & FS3 (-12) Fastpitch Softball Bats
- There are 4 additional Fastpitch Softball Bats that made the Top Rankings List of the Best Fastpitch Softball Bats for Slappers.
Answers to other questions:
- Slow Bat Swing Speed? - don't use an end-loaded bat, use a balanced bat.
- Fast Bat Swing Speed? - use an end-loaded bat, you'll get more power to your hits.
- Extreme Weather (Hot or Cold?) - don't use composite bats, use aluminum/metal bats.
- Batting Cages? - No, use a back-up bat (or last year's bat).
The website above is great for Players, Coaches and Parents who are trying to make an informed decision/purchase of these Baseball Bats whose costs are spiraling upward (top bats cost $400 now). This website:
- Reviews 89 Fastpitch Softball Bats that cost $100 or more with reviews for 2014, 2013, 2012 & 2011 bats).
- Has 2,100+ reviews from Players, Coaches and Parents
- Has The Coach's personal review - he explains the reasons behind his rankings and answers to the above questions.
- Advice on choosing the right Fastpitch Softball Bat.
- Top Rankings of the Best 2014 & 2013 Fastpitch Softball Bats including these additional categories: Best Composite Bats, Best Non-Composite Bats, Best Balanced Bats, Best End-Loaded Bats and Best Team Bats (primarily for 8u, 10u and 12u teams).