Questions and Answers for COMBAT Portent Youth Baseball Bat: PORYB110
My grandson is 7 yrs old and is 50" tall and weighs 60 lbs. He playing pitching machine. Is this a good bat and what size do you recommend?
The COMBAT Portent Youth Baseball Bat (PORYB110) would be an excellent choice. It features a balanced swing weight, which is great to work on bat speed and bat control. It also features an extended barrel design, which means that it will also have a larger sweet spot as well. Based on his height and weight, our Bat Coach recommends a 28" model.
My son is the Dixie league he is 5'5" and 100 pounds. Will this bat work for him? I was thinking a 31" model would.
The COMBAT Portent Youth Baseball Bat (PORYB110) would be a great choice for your son. Based on his height and weight, we would recommend a 31" model for him.
How long is the barrel on the Combat Portent 27 inch 17 ounce bat?
The COMBAT Portent Youth Baseball Bat (PORYB110) is going to have a 15 1/2 inch barrel in the 27 inch 17 ounce bat.
Is the break in period for this similar to other bats where 100 or so soft toss pitches rotating the bat 1/4 inch or so every swing?
Yes, the COMBAT Portent Youth Baseball Bat (PORYB110) is going to require a 150-200 swing break in since it is a composite bat.
What is the drop weight on this bat?
The COMBAT Portent Youth Baseball Bat (PORYB110) features a drop 10 length to weight ratio.
Is this bat approved for the 2015 Little League baseball season?
The COMBAT Portent Youth Baseball Bat (PORYB110) is approved for Little League play.
Which bat has a bigger sweet spot, the COMBAT Portent or the COMBAT Wanted?
The COMBAT Portent Youth Baseball Bat (PORYB110) and the COMBAT Wanted Youth bat will have very similar sweet spots. The COMBAT Wanted Youth bat is getting better customer reviews. It is getting 4/5 stars, while the Portent is only getting 3/5.
Which bat is better for a 6 year old tee ball player? The 27/15 COMBAT Portent or the 27/15 COMBAT Wanted?
Both the COMBAT Portent Youth Baseball Bat (PORYB110) and the COMBAT Wanted Youth bat will actually be created and designed for kid pitch leagues. The durability and composite material on both will be very good. Customer reviews say the Wanted may be slightly more balanced and feel better in his hands. The two-piece design will eliminate more hand sting and vibration on mishits.
Our son has this bat and had an exceptional year of hitting with it. We were looking to inch him up closer to what he will be required to use at the High School level over the next couple years. Is there a bat similar to this bat that is a -8 or -7?
Yes, the 2015 COMBAT Portent G3 Senior League Baseball Bat (PG3SL108) will come in the -8 size. It is the newer version of the older 2014 COMBAT Portent Youth Baseball Bat (PORYB110).
Is the Portent the same as the Pure Gear with a new paint job or does it have new technology?
The 2014 COMBAT Portent (PORYB110) features new technology that provides a more balanced feel. It is very high performing and very durable.
Does the 2014 COMBAT Portent: PORYB110 Youth come in a 25/8 barrel?
The 2014 COMBAT Portent: PORYB110 is a youth model. All youth models are 2 1/4" barrels. The 2014 COMBAT Portent: PORSL110 Senior League is the -10 Senior League model.
Which bat is better suited for a power hitter the Combat Portent or the Combat Wanted?
The 2014 COMBAT Portent: PORYB110 Youth is a balanced one-piece fully composite model and is typically preferred by power hitters because of the stiffer feel. The 2014 COMBAT Wanted: WANYB110 Youth is a balanced two-piece fully composite model and is preferred by contact hitters.
My son is 4"8 is about 60 lbs is a line drive hitter is this bat more for power hitters than line drive hitters. He is using a Marruci Yeam bat 30 17 im looking for a composite back what would recommend
The 2014 COMBAT Portent is designed more for the power hitters because of the length to weight ratio. The drop 12 is going to be a little lighter in weight which will be better for a contact hitter.
I'm looking for a one piece composite bat that will swing similar to the -10 B1 alloy or XL3 or Tech Zilla. A heavy stiff balanced swinging bat. Is the Portent the bat I'm looking for or the Combat Wanted or Pure Gear?
The 2014 COMBAT Portent: PORYB110 Youth will be the most balanced and stiffest COMBAT.
Which one performs better this, or the 2014 Easton MAKO?
Both the 2014 COMBAT Portent and the 2014 Easton MAKO are extremely high performing models featuring the newest composite design and materials. The main difference between these models is that the COMBAT features a one-piece design and the MAKO is a two-piece.
What's the difference between the COMbat Portent and the COMbat B2 Reloaded?
The 2014 COMBAT Portent is the new, updated version of the COMBAT B2 Reloaded. It features upgraded technology and a new design.
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