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Questions and Answers for Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Baseball Bat: CU26B Adult
What is the difference between the adult 31" CU26 and the youth CU26YB?
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood (CU26B) Adult has a approximate -3 drop and will also have a 2 1/2" barrel. The Marucci Chase Utley Youth (CU26YB) has a approximate -5 length-to-weight ratio while have a 2 1/4" barrel.
What are the measurements of the knob and handle of the CU26?
Unfortunately, Marucci does not list the specific dimensions of the Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat (CU26B) or any of their pro model designs. We are not equipped to measure the bat down to the very precise handle and knob size.
I've heard this is a very balanced bat? How is it compared to the rest of the Marucci line?
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat (CU26B) is Marucci's most balanced wood bat. It is ideal for a contact hitter.
I've done a lot of research and I still can't figure out what is the best all-around bat between the AP5, the CU26 or the Cutch22. What do you think?
The reason you probably haven't gotten a definite answer is because which one is best would vary from player to player based on what you like. All three models are high quality maple bats and have different feel to them. The AP5 for instance would have a more flared knob than the other two and the CU26 has a slightly larger barrel than the others so it is a bit less balanced.
What Marucci Pro Model bat would be most similar to the Baum Bat?
Marucci does not make a composite wood bat similar to how the Baum Bat Composite Wood Bat: AAA Pro Adult is constructed. However, the Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26B Adult is very similar in barrel size and other features.
Which Marucci bat has the thinnest handle?
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat (CU26B) and the Marucci Carlos Beltran Maple Wood Bat (CB15) will have the thinnest handles of the Marucci wood models.
Which Marucci Pro Model bat would be the most durable?
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat (CU26B) would be a great option. Marucci selects only the highest quality maple for the production of their wood bats, there will not be a "most durable" model. All their pro models will be made with exceptional craftsmanship which will help increase the durability.
Is this a softball bat
No. The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat (CU26B) is an adult baseball bat.
Is this bat the best Marucci for smaller line drive hitters
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: (CU26B) will have compressed wood to make it a little bit harder. It will be very balanced with a pro cupped end. This bat has been very highly reviewed, and will work great for players who are power hitters.
I'm a line drive hitter with some power, which bat is a better fit. The CU26 or Cutch22?
Both the Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat (CU26B Adult) and Cutch22 would be a great selection. The Cutch22 will have a large barrel will a very balanced swing weight which would really benefit a hitter like you.
How do the barrel sizes compare between the cu26b adult model and the youth model cu26yb.
Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: "CU26B" Adult has a 2.52 barrel size where as the youth model CU26YB are typically 2.25 barrel size.
Which Marucci performs the most like a 271 turn model bat?
Marruci actually does not release the turn models on their player specific bats like the Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat (CU26B) Adult.
I'm 5'10'' 180lbs and looking to use a wood bat for first time. Used to using BBCOR 33''. Don't have the quickest swing in the world; usually smooth, short swing and let my hips and hands take care of the power. Is this a good choice for me? What length would you recommend?
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26B Adult is going to be a balanced bat and will be good for creating a smooth swing. This bat will also help you generate power and will be pretty durable. For your height and weight we would suggest a length of 33 inches.
How does this bat compare to the JR7? I am 5'10" and 125 lbs., and bat second what bat out of these two would you recommend?
Both the Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat (CU26B) Adult and the Marucci Jose Reyes Maple Wood Bat (JR7) Black Adult are good choices. They feature all the same specifications the only thing different may be the Marucci label sticker and model number. They will feel the same in your hands and while swinging.
I am 6 feet tall, 175 pounds, and I'm 15. What kind of Marucci wood bat would you recommend for me? I have good power, quick hands, and I bat in the middle of the lineup like in the 5 or 6 spot. My metal bat is the Easton S2.
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat ( CU26B) is a balanced bat and is typically better for a player that needs to increase their bat speed. We recommend a slightly end loaded bat such as the Marucci Albert Pujols Maple Wood Bat (AP5NB) for a power hitter.
Is this bat more end-loaded, or balanced? I'm looking for a Marucci that is a little more balanced because I am used to swinging the S1.
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26B Adult would be a good option for someone swinging the Easton S1. The CU26B is very balanced, and a very high quality maple wood bat.
I know you guys don't carry the CUTCH 22 bat but would that be a good bat for me as a lead off hitter?
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26B Adult is a better option for a lead off hitter because of the balanced swing weight. The Marucci Andrew McCutchen Maple Wood Bat: CUTCH22 is slightly end loaded.
My son uses an Easton S1 for Jr High. He needs a wood bat for summer league. Lead off hitter, warning track power. Please rate these by balance. CB15, JR7, VW10, JB19, CU26 Which one is closest to the swing weight of the S1?
All of the models listed are balanced bats. However, the Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26B Adult is the most balanced bat of the Marucci line. The Marucci Jose Bautista Maple Wood Bat: JB19 Adult would be similar in feel, followed by the VW10, JR7 and CB15.
I can't decide between the CU26 or CUTCH22? I'm a line drive hitter with fast hands that can also leave the park. Which would you prefer?
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26B Adult is a more balanced bat, great for a contact hitter that needs to increase their bat speed. The Marucci Andrew McCutchen Maple Wood Bat: CUTCH22 is slightly end loaded, better for a power hitter.
I swing a elite Viper 110B, but would like to try a Marucci bat. I like the tapered handle and balance of the Viper. Would you suggest this bat?
Yes, the Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat is a well balanced model that is very high performing. If you liked the performance of the Viper, you will be very pleased with this Marucci.
Which Marucci is the best for a line drive hitter with quick bat speed and quick hands? And has a lot of pop?
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26B Adult is great for a line drive hitter. Is has a balanced feel with great pop.
Which Marucci model is most like a C243 model?
Marucci does not use traditional turn models. The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26B Adult is going to be great for power hitters, as well as any 243 model.
Which generic model is this bat like?
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26B Adult is similar to a 110 turn model.
I have swung 271's all of my life and am interested in trying a Marucci. What Marucci turning model would be most similar to a 271?
The 271 turn will feature a barrel diameter of 2 1/2" and a handle thickness of 15/16". It will feature a medium flare and a long taper. The Marucci Sean Casey Maple Wood Bat: SC21 Adult would closely resemble the 271 turn.
I'm 5' 8", 140 lbs, and i'm 17 going into my Senior year and will be playing College ball. I hit for doubles and base knocks and I usually swing a 32". I want to know which bat will be the best for me and weight also length?
The 2013 Marucci Elite BBCOR: MCBELI Adult would be a great bat for a hitter like yourself. When it comes to finding the correct size I recommend trying our bat coach in the link provided. It is a great tool to help size up perfectly for all of your bats. http://www.justbats.com/bat-coach/
I'm a high school player and I'm a double and singles guy. I like balance bat and I swing 32" and my bat speed is in the middle. I wanted to know what bat is the best for me.
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26B Adult is a very balanced wood bat. It would be a great choice for you.
I'm 13, 5' 3" 140 lbs. I hit for power and contact which Marucci wood bat should I get? (also size and weight)
A 31" bat length would be recommended on the Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26B Adult bat.
When will a 32.5" bat come in?
It can take a couple weeks to get the 32.5" model in the Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26B Adult bat back in stock. You can sign up to be notified once the desired size in back in stock.
I'm 5' 9"- 5' 10" and crowd the plate because I like inside fastballs. Would a 32" be good or 32.5"?
Based off of your size I would recommend getting a 32.5" Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26B Adult.
Which Marucci wood bat is most like the Marucci Elite BBCOR bat?
The Marucci Jose Reyes Maple Wood Bat: JR7 Black Adult will be very similar in feel to the Marucci Elite, but the Elite will still feel slightly more balanced.
I'm 5' 11", 200 pounds, and a high school player. I hit for power, but want to still have some bat speed with my bats. Which Marucci is best for me?
The Marucci Jose Reyes Maple Wood Bat: JR7 Black Adult is going to be a very balanced bat and it will be a great choice for you.
Which bat is more durable? The Marucci CU26 or the Chandler OT19?
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26B Adult and Chandler OT19 are both made from very high quality, dense Maple timber. Both bats have been crafted for maximum durability, so unfortunately, you couldn't say one is absolutely more durable than the other.
Is the bat Bryce Harper uses the same (weight distribution,length) as the CU26?
Bryce Harper swings the Marucci CU7. The CU7 is a customized bat that stems from the Chase Utley CU26. The CU26 and the CU7 are going to be very similar in weight distribution and design. Bryce Harper swings a 33.5" design.
What is the warranty on this bat?
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26B Adult, like most wood bats, does not have a warranty.
Which bat has a thicker handle, the CU26 or the CUTCH22?
The Marucci Chase Andrew McCutchen has a slightly thicker handle than the Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat.
Are there any major performance differences between the Marucci CU26 and the Marucci CUTCH22? Which bat is better for a contact hitter with some power?
No. The Marucci CU26 and CUTCH22 are high quality bats. The CUTCH22 is slightly more balanced and we still give you some pop.
Which bat is less end loaded and has a more balanced swing weight the adult JR7, CU26 or the JB19?
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26B Adult is the most balanced bat.
Out of all the Marucci bats, which one is the best for a line drive hitter with a little pop?
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26B Adult or the Marucci Jose Reyes would both be outstanding player models for a hitter like yourself.
Which of the pro models would be best for someone 5'4"?
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26B Adult is a balanced bat with great pop. It would be a great choice.
Do Marucci wood bats carry warranties?
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26B Adult, and other Marucci wood bats, do not carry warranties.
Which bat is more balanced; the Marucci CU26 or the Marucci JR7?
Both the Marucci CU26B and the Marucci JR7 will be balanced and have similar swing weights.
What is the length to weight ratio of this bat?
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat is has an approximately -3 drop.
Which bat is better the Old Hickory Bat Co. Mike Trout Maple Wood Bat: MT27M Adult or the Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat CU26B Adult?
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26B Adult and the Old Hickory Bat Co. Mike Trout Maple Wood Bat: MT27M Adult are high quality bats that perform very well. The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26B Adult is a little more balanced than the Old Hickory Bat Co. Mike Trout Maple Wood Ba.
Will I still have to bone rub the Marucci CU26, or, since it's already bone rubbed, just hit with it right out of the box?
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26B Adult bat has already undergone the Bone Rubbing Technique. This technique closes the pores of the maple and gives the wood increased durability. It is ready to go right out of the box.
Please compare the CU26B Adult with the Mizuno MZM62. My son is a 16 yr old #2 contact hitter, 5' 10" 170 lbs. with some power and a BES of 76. What would be the best wood bat for his body and BES?
Both are excellent bats. The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26B Adult will be more balanced than the Mizuno MZM62.
What is the barrel diameter?
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26B Adult has a 2.52" barrel diameter.
I am interested in a 31 inch model for my son who is a freshman in High School but I don't want a real heavy bat. What do you recommend?
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26B Adult bat would be a good option as it features an approximate -3 length to weight ratio and a very balanced swing weight.
How does this bat compare to the DeMarini DX271. Which one would be better suited for a hitter in the 3 spot hitter?
Both the Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26B Adult and the DeMarini DX271 would be great for power hitters. The DeMarini DX271 will have a slight end load which will add a little more power to your swing.
Is this bat high school certified?
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26B Adult bat does not require BBCOR certification. As an adult, maple wood bat it is assumed to be BBCOR standard.
Can I buy a Bryce Harper model?
At this time, Bryce Harper does not have a game model bat on the market for sale.
Does Bryce Harper use this bat?
Bryce Harper has used the Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26B turn model. He also has his own turn model that is custom made by Marucci.
Is the CU26 similar to the Louisville Slugger I13?
Both are excellent bats. The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26B Adult will be more balanced.
How does the balance of this bat compare to the Marucci JB19?
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26B Adult is the most balanced of the Marucci models and has a very light swing weight.
I have had the JR7 model and I want the CU26, but don't know to much about it. What are the differences?
The Marucci JR7 and the CU26 will be very similar. The Cu 26 will have more of an end loaded feel though and the JR7 will be a little more balanced.
What are the differences between the CU26 and JR7 models?
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26B has a slightly thicker handle and a shorter taper than the Marucci Jose Reyes Maple Wood Bat: JR7. The CU26B will feel a little more endloaded compared to the JR7.
Other than the length, What's the difference between the Utley 31 inch adult wood bat and the Utley 30 inch youth bat? Do you sell adult 30 inch bats?
Other than the length, The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood bat differs from the youth model in weight. The Adult 30" model has an approximate weight of 27oz. The Youth 30" model will have an approximate weight of 25oz. Marucci does not sell any 30" adult bats. However, we offer several other brands that offer 30" adult models.
Are any of the Marucci bats bbcor certified?
All Marucci wood bats are automatically BBCOR certified. Wood bats do not require the BBCOR stamp, unless it is made from bamboo.
Which has a thicker hadle the AP5 or the CU26?
The AP5 has a slightly thicker handle.
Do you carry the Marucci CB15? if no, which Marucci (that you do carry) do you recomend for a power hitter?
We do not have the Marucci CB15 in stock. The arucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26B and Marucci Albert Pujols Maple Wood Bat: AP5 are both great options for power hitters.
Will you guys at any time be getting the Marucci VW10 back in stock?
According to Marucci, the VW10 is a discontinued model.
Just bought a 31" Marucci CU26B. When will you get more of this length?
We don't have an exact ETA on the Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26B. We expect them in about two to three weeks.
What is the weight of a 32" CU26B Adult bat?
The 32" Marucci CU26B would be approximately 29 oz.
What adult Marucci wood bat has the most balanced weight for a small high school player?
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat is a very balanced wood bat. It would be a great choice for a smaller high school player.
Is the cu26 similar to the cd1 sambat? I had the cu26, and loved it. Now looking into the cd1. Balance? Weight?
The biggest difference is that the Marucci CU26B has a barrel that is about .02" thicker than the Sam Bat CD1. Other than that, weight and balance will be similar.
What is better for a power but contact hitter the albert pujoles or chase utley bat and why?
The Marucci Albert Pujols Maple Wood Bat will have a slightly more endloaded feel to it than the Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat. If you are a good all-around hitter with good swing speed, the Albert Pujols model would be recommended.
Is this bat BBCOR certified?
The Marucci CU26B is an Adult maple wood bat that meets all BBCOR standards.
What is the difference between the Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26B Adult and Youth? Is the adult more durable
The Chase Utley Youth model is a youth bat designed for younger players. It will have a smaller barrel and will be lighter in weight. The Adult model is made for players of High School age and older and has a larger barrel and heavier weight.
Love the new Team Marucci 33. Want to get a Marucci wood bat with closest specs to this. Which model would this be? Pujols? Utley? Wells? Thanks
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat would be the most comparable to the Marucci Team.
If this is a 31 inch bat what does it weigh?
The 31" CU26B will weigh approximately 28 oz.
is this bat -3
This bat is an approximate drop 3 length to weight ration. With the wood models it is more of an approximation, because things like water retention, etc come into play. Here is a link to specific features of the bat. http://www.justbats.com/product/marucci-chase-utley-maple-wood-bat--cu26b-adult/8323/
Is this bat similar to the old hickory j143m?
The CU26B modelis going to have a barrel size approximately 2.52 inchs when the J143M is giogn to have a 2 1/4" barrel. They both will have a balanced swing weight to them.
is there any differences other than appearance between this model and Pujols? Also is the handle the same width?
The Pujols model is a little larger knob and a little larger sweet spot compared to the Utley model.
Is this model similar to a c243?
Yes they would be considered pretty similar in design.
what is the warranty on this bat?
This bat does not come with a warranty
does this bat U26B come in mlb quality
Yes, this is a top of the line Marucci bat
Is this similar to the S318? What model is? What model is this closest to?
The CU26B is closes to the Marucci Maple Wood Bat: MC44NC Adult.
What is the weight on these bats? Where is it listed
With wood bats the weight is never specific, due to numerous factors such as moisture in the wood, the type of wood. For an adult wood bat the weights are approximately a -2 or -3. So a 33inch bat could weigh 30 or 31 ounces.
What is the size of the handle in inches?
The CU26B has a handle around .94 inches.
why is the M different than all the other M's
I checked with our Marucci rep, and that picture is an outdated picture. We will be updating it and reposting it to the site soon. Sorry for the confusion.
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