In this article, we will present some of the best softball bats 2020 has to offer.
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Now, let's dig in and take a deeper look at the best softball bats for 2020.
Best Softball Bats 2020
Sports Zone offers close to 50 softball bats for you to choose from before taking to the field this season. But how do you choose which one is best for you? First, check out our softball bat sizing guide, and then consider the following top options.
1. Miken Freak 54 Maxload
Miken is a very popular name when it comes to softball bats, and for good reason. They have a reputation for creating some of the best softball bats out there.
Brand new for 2020 is the Miken Freak 54 Maxload. This is a limited edition bat featuring two-piece construction.
The 14" barrel features Miken's Maxload technology that gives this bat a powerful end loaded weight with a large sweet spot and excellent pop. Also, the Freak 54 offers an optimal handle flex for increased swing power.
If you are a slowpitch player looking for an elite end loaded slowpitch bat, look no further than the Miken Freak 54
2. Worth Krecher XL Ryan Harvey Best Softball Bat 2020
Ryan Harvey was selected 6th overall by the Chicago Cubs at the 2003 MLB Draft, and turned to softball after giving up his big league dreams back in 2013. Harvey became an internet sensation in 2016 after launching a softball into the American flag at Tropicana Field in Florida.
Today, Harvey's name is on Worth's latest softball bat. The Krecher XL is a two piece 100% composite bat that comes equipped with a 13.5" barrel. The Krecher bat series features Worth's 220+ Advantage, which makes for a larger sweet spot for max performance throughout the barrel, as well as CF100 Carbon Fiber for top notch durability.
The Krecher also utilizes Flex 50 Technology, which gives you a thinner handle for increased whip and hitting power.
Start mashing like Ryan Harvey with his namesake bat
3. Miken Psycho MaxLoad Corey Briggs Bat
Miken is back on our list of best softball bats 2020 has to offer.
Corey Briggs is another prolific softball player who, along with Harvey, is a member of the 2020 USA Men's National Slo Pitch team. His signature Miken Phycho MaxLoad is a two-peice, end-loaded composite softball bat which comes equipped with a 14" barrel length.
The Psycho line brings Miken's Triple Matrix Core+ Technology. This enlarges the sweet spot for maximized performance throughout the 14" barrel.
For this bat, Miken also uses their signature composite material for unmatchable durability.
The Psycho features a Flex 2 Power handle which ensures optimal flex and whip for barrel loading through the zone
4. Mizuno Crush 12" End Load
The legendary Mizuno Crush is more powerful than ever!
Featuring a smaller 12" barrel for more compact hitting surface, the 2020 Crush is constructed with Black Onyx Carbon and a Triple Wall barrel to increase durability with a shorter break-in period.
A thin Micro-Whip™ Grip gives you a better feel, while 2-Piece LINK™ technology reduces vibrations to the hands to give you the amazing feel of solid contact every at-bat.
Engineered details like an Optimized End Cap create a booming sound and an increased sweet spot!
The Mizuno Crush features end Loaded swing weight for added distance
5. DeMarini Uprising
If you're looking for one of the best softball bats in 2020 but are working on a tighter budget, DeMarini has you covered.
The DeMarini Uprising sotftball bat is a great aluminum piece at a great value.
It features revamped DX1 Alloy and Hybrid Performance gripand and has been greatly tested to ensure that they have the perfect balance of performance and durability at a more affordable price.
Rise up with the 2020 DeMarini Uprising Slowpitch Bat
Best Softball Bats 2020 - Find The Best Option For You
Softball bat sizing
When looking for a softball bat, you want to select:
- A comfortable weight
- The correct length for your size
- The right weight distribution for your ability level
Click here for a step by step guide, and follow these basic tips:
1. Select a bat that you can hold outstretched for 30 seconds: You need a bat that is an appropriate weight in order to increase the power in your hits.
Hold the bat in your dominant hand in front of you at a 90-degree angle for 30 seconds. If your arm starts shaking or even begins to drop, the bat is too heavy. Repeat this process until you feel comfortable with the weight.
2. Pick a bat that is an appropriate length for your height: Here's a general idea of what length you should use based on your height.
- If you are 5ft 5in (1.65m) - 5ft 8in (1.72m), opt for a 32 inches (81 cm) or 33 inches (84 cm) bat
- If you are over 5 ft 9 in (1.75m), opt for a bat that is 34 inches (86 cm)
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