Questions and Answers for 2013 Easton Typhoon: YB13TY Youth
What is the difference between last years and this years?
The 2013 Easton Typhoon: YB13TY is the same as last year's model, and just features a different paint job.
Can this bat be used with kenko balls? Which bat do you think is better for the kenko ball, the EASTON Typhoon or the TPX Armor?
The 2013 Easton Typhoon: YB13TY Youth bat and the Louisville Slugger TPX Armor: YB12A Youth bat are both able to be used with the Kenko balls.
I have a son playing rec baseball and we are deciding between the Typhoon and Magnum. The guy at Dick's Sporting Goods basically said the only real difference is the "cooler" appearance of the Typhoon, and the Magnum is nearly half the cost of the Typhoon.
The 2013 Easton Typhoon: YB13TY Youth uses a higher quality 7046 Aircraft Alloy than the 2013 Easton Magnum: YB13MG Youth, but they will perform at similar levels. The Typhoon will be two oz. lighter than the Magnum, as it's a -12 rather than a -10.
Can you use this bat in Cal Ripken League play?
The 2013 Easton Typhoon: YB13TY Youth is legal for use in the Cal Ripken League.
Can you use this bat in the batting cages?
As long as you are hitting regular leather covered baseballs and not rubber batting cage balls you can use the 2013 Easton Typhoon in the batting cage.
Is this bat BBCOR .50?
The 2013 Easton Typhoon: YB13TY Youth bat has a length to weight ratio of -12 and is not BBCOR certified. BBCOR certified bats will have a length to weight ratio of, approximately, -3.
Can this bat be used to hit real baseballs. Meaning the hard real little league baseballs. I have purchased 3 bats up till now and each one my son has dented just from hitting "real baseballs" not the soft baseballs.
The 2013 Easton Typhoon: YB13TY can be used with real, regulation baseballs. Often, repetitive denting can be an indication that the bat is too small for the player. I recommend contacting our Customer Support Team at 1-866-380-2287.
Can you use this bat in Junior League?
Yes. The 2013 Easton Typhoon: YB13TY is approved for the Junior Division of Little League.
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