Questions and Answers for 2014 Easton S500 BBCOR: BB14S500 Adult
What leagues are these bats approved in?
The 2014 Easton S500 BBCOR (BB14S500) Adult bat is approved for high school and collegiate play. Some youth leagues will allow BBCOR certified bats but it is a league by league decision. We would suggest contacting your coach or league office to make sure they will allow BBCOR bats.
Is this bat approved in Junior Babe Ruth?
The 2014 Easton S500 BBCOR (BB14S500) Adult bat would not be approved for Junior Division play in Babe Ruth baseball. The barrel size is 2 5/8 inches which exceeds the 2 1/4 barrel diameter limit for that age group. The 2014 Easton S500: YB14S500 Youth model would be the approved version of this bat for your league.
I'm thinking about buying myself a new bat for freshman year of baseball. I'm 5' 6" and 140 lbs. Do you think this bat is for me?
The 2014 Easton S500 BBCOR: BB14S500 Adult is a balanced, one-piece bat. This bat features high quality aluminum. It would be a great choice for your first BBCOR bat. Based on your height and weight, I would recommend a 32" model.
Does this bat require a certain amount of swings in order to be broken in?
No, the 2014 Easton S500 does not need to be broken in. Since the S500 is a full alloy bat it does not need to be broken in.
Is this bat CIF approved?
The 2014 Easton S500 BBCOR: BB14S500 Adult is BBCOR certified and will be legal for CIF play.
What is the difference between the Easton S500, S400, S200 youth bats?
The 2014 Easton S500 BBCOR: BB14S500 Adult uses a higher grade of alloy than the Easton S400 and Easton S200. All three are one-piece alloy bats and will have a balanced swing weight.
What is the difference between the Easton S500, S400, S200 Adult bats?
The 2014 Easton S500 BBCOR: BB14S500 Adult is a one-piece alloy constructed of 7050 Aircraft Alloy for a better balance and added performance and durability. The S400 and S200 are also one-piece alloys, but the S500 will be made from a higher grade alloy than those two models.
So the S500 and the S400 replaced the Reflex, or not?
Yes, the 2014 Easton S500 BBCOR: BB14S500 Adult bat replaced the Easton Reflex BBCOR.
I see this bat replaced the Easton Reflex. So is getting this bat pretty much like buying a newer version of the reflex? Or is it better?
Yes, the Easton S500 BBCOR is a newer version of the Reflex.
What bat did this replace?
The 2014 Easton S500 BBCOR: BB14S500 Adult replaced the 2013 Reflex BBCOR. Both bats have balanced swing weights and are constructed from the 7050 Aircraft Alloy.
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