Questions and Answers for 2014 Marucci ONE BBCOR: MCB1 Black Adult
Which is a better bat the Easton S3 or the Marucci ONE?
It is hard to say which is best, these bats are very comparable. Both the 2014 Marucci ONE BBCOR (MCB1) and the Easton S3 BBCOR will feature a very balance swing, a large sweet spot, and a one-piece aluminum design. You would make a great decision either way!
Does Easton have a similar bat to the Marucci ONE BBCOR?
The Easton S3 is very similar to the 2014 Marucci ONE BBCOR (MCB1) Black Adult. They are both one-piece alloy designs with balanced swing weights.
Which one of these bats is best for a contact hitter? The marucci one or black 2 or the voodoo overlord bbcor?
I would recommend the 2014 Marucci ONE BBCOR (MCB1) for a contact hitter.
Is this bat a drop 8? I play in middle school. Is this the right bat for me?
The 2014 Marucci ONE BBCOR (MCB1) is a -3. If your middle school requires a BBCOR bat, the Marucci ONE is a great option. If they require a -8, the 2014 Marucci Black (MSBB148) is the good choice.
Is the Marucci One BBCOR or the Marucci Team BBCOR better suited for contact hitters? And which one has a bigger sweet spot?
The Marucci One was engineered from scratch and is a totally new bat compared to the Team line. Through player testing Marucci found most players were looking for better balance and bigger sweet spots, based on this feedback they designed the One line of bats with a new shape profile and a wall thickness optimized for sweet spot and balance improvements. The One is the better choice for most hitters.
What are the differences between the 2014 Marucci ONE and the 2013 Marucci Team?
The 2014 Marucci One features an entirely new profile inspired by Marucciâ€™s Big League Board of Directors and was designed to be even more balanced than the 2013 Marucci Team. The improved balance is the result of the Oneâ€™s new shape and wall thickness profiles. Players will also notice new professionally-inspired knob taper shapes, which many have said offers even better feel and control.
I am a freshman in highschool and more of a line drive/contact hitter. Is this the right bat for me or what other bat out there is best for contact hitters?
Yes, the 2014 Marucci ONE BBCOR: MCB1 Black Adult would be a fine bat for you. Another great model for your type of hitting style would be the 2014 DeMarini Vexxum NVS BBCOR.
What is the difference between the (MCB1) bat and the Marucci Elite bat I purchased last year?
This 2014 Marucci ONE BBCOR: (MCB1) Black Adult bat is a balanced one-piece alloy while the Elite is a two-piece seamless hybrid that features a "mutimaterial" barrel. The Elite is more balanced than the ONE because of that barrel design, but both bats are solid options that offer a stiff flex on contact.
Now is the 32" in. 29 oz. cat 5^2 (red/white) legal for high school BBCOR and does it have the stamp? And is the Marucci one an improved model of it?
The Marucci CAT 5 32" 29 oz. is legal in high school. It has the BBCOR stamp. The 2014 Marucci ONE BBCOR (MCB1) is the newest version of the CAT 5.
Is the Marucci CAT 5^2, the red and white one, still legal for high school? Also are they like the Marucci ONE with the balanced swing weight?
The 33" and 34" models of the Marucci CAT 5^2 BBCOR: (MCB2) do not meet BBCOR standards and are not allowed for play in High School or College. This 2014 Marucci ONE BBCOR: (MCB1) Black Adult offers very similar balance and design to the CAT 5^2, but the ONE is approved for High School play and meets the BBCOR certification standards.
Is the 2013 Rawlings more balanced than the 2014 Marucci one?
Both the 2014 Marucci ONE BBCOR (MCB1) and the 2013 Rawlings feature a balanced swing weight. They also feature the one piece alloy design so their swing weights will be comparable.
Is the "Marucci One" and "Marucci Team" the same bat?
The 2014 Marucci ONE BBCOR: MCB1 Black Adult replaced the aMarucci Team bat. They both use the same high performing alloy.
How does the Marucci 1 BBCOR compare to the EXOgrid 2?
The 2014 Marucci ONE BBCOR: MCB1 Black Adult and the Louisville Slugger TPX EXOGRID 2 BBCOR: BB12EX2 both have a balanced swing weight. They both feature a stiff one-piece alloy design as well. The Marucci ONE may be slightly more durable, however, both are great options.
Is the Marucci One or the 2014 Easton S3 better and why?
The 2014 Marucci ONE BBCOR: MCB1 Black Adult and the Easton S3 are both going to be comparable in their performance. The Marucci One is slightly more balanced.
I am 5'11" and weigh about 185 lbs. I'm a contact and a power hitter. Which bat would be better for me? The 2014 Marucci One or the 2013 Marucci Black 2?
Both are great balanced bats. The Marucci Black 2 will be higher performing as it is a two-piece bat with an alloy barrel and composite handle. You will have less vibration and more flex with the Marucci Black 2 than with the Marucci One.
What are differences between this and the CAT 5?
The 2014 Marucci ONE BBCOR: MCB1 Black Adult features a very similar profile to the CAT 5 BBCOR models, but the AZ3000 Alloy in the ONE models has been improved and offers better durability while still providing great performance. The balance and performance will be comparable between the two models.
Which bat is better, the Marucci Team or the Marucci ONE?
The Marucci ONE BBCOR is completely redesigned and is the closest model to the CAT 5 that Marucci has produced. The Marucci ONE has a new refined professionally-inspired shape. It comes with a wood-like knob that provides improved balance and a greater sense of control. It also features a ring-free barrel and thicker walls to provide more durability.
Should I get this or Marucci Black 2? I'm a power hitter.
The 2014 Marucci ONE BBCOR: MCB1 Black Adult bat is a balanced model. Generally a power hitter will prefer a more slightly end loaded model like the Marucci Black 2.
What should I get? This, or the Marucci Elite? I'm looking for the most balanced bat.
The 2014 Marucci ONE BBCOR: MCB1 Black Adult is a one-piece alloy with a very balanced swing weight, but the Elite's "multilateral barrel technology" combines the lighter composite material with its alloy barrel. This allows it to have a more-balanced design than the ONE and one of the lightest swing weights on the market.
I am 15, 5' 8", and 130 pounds. I'm a contact/line drive hitter. I heard this is like the CAT 5 which was my favorite bat. Will this be a good balanced bat for me?
Definitely. The 2014 Marucci ONE BBCOR: MCB1 Black Adult is a well-balanced model that would fit a contact/line drive hitter's playing style best. Marucci redesigned the ONE models to have a very similar bat profile to the CAT 5 you're used to.
What has changed on the Marrucci One from the Team bats?
The 2014 Marucci ONE BBCOR: MCB1 Black Adult features a slightly altered blend of materials that makes up the AZ3000 alloy and its profile has been redesigned to be much more similar to the CAT 5 (one of their most popular bat lines).
Can it be used for a contact hitter?
Yes, the 2014 Marucci ONE BBCOR: MCB1 Black Adult is a very balanced model. It would be great for a contact/line drive hitter.
Can this bat be used for a power hitter?
The 2014 Marucci ONE BBCOR: MCB1 Black Adult would be a good option for a power hitter who likes a balanced bat. The stiff flex of the one-piece design transfers the energy the hitter creates more efficiently to the ball on contact.
is this bat for power hitters and is it similar to the Cat5?
Yes, the Marucci ONE is very similar in design to the Cat 5 model. The Marucci ONE is a one-piece all alloy design. It will have a swing weight that is very similar to the previous Cat 5 model. Since the Marucci ONE is a stiff one-piece design it is ideal for the power hitters.
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