
Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Youth Baseball Bat: CU26YB

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Questions and Answers for Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Youth Baseball Bat: CU26YB
What model would you recommend for a 14 year old player?
For a player of your age, our bat coach recommends the Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Youth Baseball Bat (CU26YB) in a 31" model.
What is the difference (if any) between the 31" youth model and 31" adult model? The price is different, but everything else seems to be the same.
The differences between the Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Youth Baseball Bat (CU26YB) and the Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Baseball Bat (CU26B Adult) is the weight difference. The Youth Model has approximately a 5 length to weight ratio with a 2 1/4" barrel and the Adult Model has approximately a 3 length to weight ratio with a 2 1/2" barrel.
What size bat would you suggest for a 5' tall 85 pound 11 year old that is going on 12? He plays competitive baseball.
Based on his height and weight, we recommend a 30" model in the Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Youth Baseball Bat (CU26YB).
What drop is this bat in a 30" model?
Each length of the Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Youth Baseball Bat (CU26YB) has an approximate 5 length to weight ratio (or "drop"). The 30" model would be approximately 25 ounces.
When hitting with the Marucci CU26YB, where should the label be facing?
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Youth Baseball Bat (CU26YB) can be swung either way. But a lot of players face the label backwards.
Is it this model BBCOR certified? Also, can you use it in Little League baseball?
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Youth Baseball Bat: (CU26YB) will not be BBCOR certified. This model will be more similar to the youth bats that are used for play in little league. If you are using this in an all wood league, this will be legal because it incorporates the traditional maple wood material in the barrel of the bat.
My 8 year old currently uses a Louisville Slugger Maple wood that is 28 inches. He gets around on it just fine but could use some better bat speed in the game. He tried a teammate's 29 inch Marucci and said it felt lighter to swing. Is the CU26 the better model for a kid that age because of the thinner handle than the other youth models?
The thin handle on the Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Youth Baseball Bat (CU26YB) allows for a light swing weight and a well balanced feel that can help lead to better bat speed. This can be beneficial for youth hitters who need added speed through the zone.
How much does a 30 inch bat weigh?
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Youth Baseball Bat (CU26YB) has an approximate 5 length to weight ratio, so the weight cannot be guaranteed. It would be around 25 ounces in the 30" size.
My son is six years old and weighs 50 lbs. Would you recommend this bat for him? If you would, in what size?
The best way to determine the correct bat size for a player is by their height and weight. However, a 6 year old is typically swinging a 27" bat. The best option would be to go with a 27" model in the Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Youth Baseball Bat (CU26YB). The CU26YB has a 5 length to weight ratio and it can be fairly heavy for a 6 year old. The Viper Ultralight Birch Wood Youth Baseball Bat (VLLUL) in a 28" model is another option because of its lighter weight.
Would the CU26 be good for a smaller hitter (66 pounds, 4' 6'') who is working on more contact and hits it pretty hard to very hard almost all the time?
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Youth Baseball Bat (CU26YB) would be great for a youth hitter at that size. The barrel size and swing weight will help a contact and a power hitter's swing.
Whats the drop of this bat?
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat (CU26YB Youth) is going to be an approximate 5 to 6 which is what most youth wood bats will come in.
Is the Pujols youth bat more end loaded than the Utley model?
While the Marucci Albert Pujols Maple Wood Bat (AP5YB) is not end loaded, it will feel more end heavy than the Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat (CU26YB).
Would the weight of this bat be put on the handle or just the length?
Only the length of the bat will be listed on the knob of the Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat (CU26YB). This bat has an approximate 5 length to weight ratio.
Why would we use a wooden youth bat? Just curious as I haven't seen wooden bats used by kids in 35 years. Do the wood bats perform as well as composite or aluminum?
The composite or alloy models would still offer slightly more performance in the Bat Performance Factor test than a wood bat. There are many Youth Wood Bat Tournaments held around the country, and this Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat (CU26YB) Youth bat would be a very high quality option for those players. Wood bats are also very popular choices for practice use, as well.
What is the handle's diameter?
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat (CU26YB) has a 29/32" handle.
How do we know what is the weight on this bat? I am looking for 6 bats sizes 27,26,28,29
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat (CU26YB) has a drop of approximately 5, so a 29" model would be approximately 24 oz.
When you say approximately a 5 length to weight ratio, how wide would the drop ratio range?
Typically, the Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat (CU26YB) ranges from a 4 to a 6.
Is this bat good for contact hitters who are 106 lbs and 5' and in a wood bat little league? I very rarely hit home runs, but in 13 games I hit for a .538 avg with 27 RBIs.
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26YB Youth is a great choice for contact hitters, as it's very well balanced.
I'm a contact hitter at 510 145 lbs and I'm wondering if I should buy the JR7 model or this one and what size
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26YB Youth is a youth model bat. If you are in high school or required to use a BBCOR bat, you will need to get the JR7 model. Based on your height and weight, we would recommend using a 32'' bat.
My son is currently swings a 30" Louisville Slugger Youth Walker Ash Wood Baseball Bat MLB125YWCF. I believe the weight is 26 ounces. How does the CU26 compare to the Louisville slugger? Is it more balanced for quicker swing?
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26YB Youth and the Louisville Slugger Pro Stock Lite Ash Wood Bat: WBPL1471CWK are both balanced bats. They will both have an approximate 5 to 6 drop.
How many ounces is a size 31 and size 32?
All wood bats are going to be approximate length to weight ratios, but the Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26YB Youth will be close to a drop 5. The 31" will be close to 26 oz.
Is it 1.15 BPF certified?
The Marucci Chase Utley is approved for play in USSSA. Since it is a solid wood material it does not require the BPF stamp on the taper of the bat.
What drop is it?
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26YB Youth bat features an approximate 5 length to weight ratio.
Is it good for club ball 12U?
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26YB Youth can be used in travel ball and most club leagues.
How big is the barrel? Is it a 2 1/4" or 2 1/2"
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26YB Youth has a 2 1/4" barrel.
What's the best wood bat for just turning 8 yr old playing a travel ball wood bat tourney? He plays with an Easton XL 30" 20 oz. composite. He is 95 lbs and has good strength for his age.
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26YB Youth is a very popular Youth wood bat. The bat is very balanced and it would be perfect for an eight year old.
How many oz. is on a 29 inch?
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26YB Youth bat will have an approximate 5 length to weight ratio.
Which bat is best for a short contact hitter, this or the Jose Bautista youth model?
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26YB Youth and the Jose Bautista are both going to be great for a contact hitter.
My son is a big power hitter would you recommend this or another Marruci bat?
The Marucci Chae Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26YB is a more balanced model. The Albert Pujols AP5YB will be more geared for a power hitter.
Does this bat have a warranty?
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26YB Youth does not come with a warranty.
What bat is the best for a contact hitter with a little power in the Marucci line?
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26YB Youth is a very balanced bat, so it would be great for a contact hitter.
Where are Marucci bats made?
Marucci wood bats, like the Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26YB Youth, are made in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
What Marucci Youth model bat has the biggest barrel? And how big is the barrel?
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26YB Youth models, and all of Marucci's Youth wood bat models, will have a barrel diameter of 2 1/4".
What is the purpose of the Pro Cupped End?
The Pro Cupped End on the Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26YB Youth bat will make it easier to swing and give it more of a balanced swing weight. It helps take away any barrel heaviness.
I'm in eighth grade and I play 13u, can I use this bat?
Wood bats like the Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26YB are widely accepted and legal for player, but that is hard to say without knowing what league you are referring to. I recommend consulting with your coach or league director.
Are Marucci wood maple bats approved for Little League?
Yes, since the Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26YB Youth is a all one wood bat it is approved for Little League
What is the weight of the 31 inch model?
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26YB Youth is an approximate 5 length to weight ratio. So the 31" model would be approximately 26 oz.
What is the weight of the 26 inch bat?
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26YB Youth will come in an approximate 5 Length to Weight. This 26" model will be an approximate 21oz.
What size is the barrel?
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat has a 2 1/4 inch barrel.
My son is 13 and plays in Babe Ruth League. Should I look at a youth or adult bat. He uses a 31" or 32" bat. Thanks
Being 13 years of age and almost ready for high school ball I would step it up to an Adult 32" bat. But If he only needs the Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26YB Youth for a short while he could get by with this model in a 31".
Is this bat a blem bat?
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26YB is not a BLEM bat.
No it is not it would say Blem bat on bat features if it was.
is it durable?
Yes. Marucci wood bats are known for their strength and durability.
Which bat is better maple or bamboo?
Bamboo is stronger and more durable than maple. However both are very high performing.
which wood bat is the strongest?
Maple and bamboo are known to be the hardest and most durable type of wood.
How many ounces is the 30" bat?
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26YB Youth bat has an approximate 5 length to weight ratio. That means a 30" model will weigh roughly 25 ounces.
Is this composite and if not what youth models are composite?
No the Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26YB Youth is fully maple with no composite material. Here is a link to all of our composite bats and bamboo bats. http://www.justbats.com/products/baseball%20bats~wood%20baseball/wood%20type~composite%20wood/ http://www.justbats.com/products/baseball%20bats~youth/material~wood/wood%20type~bamboo/
Is this bat well balanced and how do you pick a youth wood bat?
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26YB Youth is one of the most balanced wood bats on the market. Here is a link to view all of our youth wood bats. http://www.justbats.com/products/baseball%20bats~youth/material~wood/
Is there a way to get a drop 10 marucci bat?
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat is approxmately a drop 5. Wood bats will not come in that big of a drop.
My son is 11,what size bat would you recommend?He is fairly strong...Can hit the ball out...
Its very difficult to suggest a bat size for your 11 year old son without knowing his size or bat speed. I would guess for the Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat: CU26YB, the 29", 30", or 31" would be a good fit. Here is a link to our bat coach tool. http://www.justbats.com/batcoach/
How many ounces would a 2930 inch bat be?
The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat is an approximate 5. So a 29" bat would be approximately 24 oz. and a 30" bat would be approximately 25 oz.
How many oz in a 31 inch wood bat?
Thank you for your question. The Marucci Chase Utley Maple Wood Bat is an approximate 5 drop. So the 31 in. model would be approximately 26 oz.
What is the barrel size?
The barrel size is 2 1/4".
Could I use this bat in Dixie Baseball?
Yes. Under Dixie rules; "Wood and aluminum metal/alloy bats are not subject to the moratorium". The CU26YB is legal for Dixie.
How many oz in a 28 inch wood bat?
This particular bat has an approximate 5 length to weight ratio. With that being said, this 28 inch bat will weigh approximately 23 ounces. Since this is a wood bat, and the weights do vary from bat to bat, keep in mind the actual weight of the bat may be slightly different than 23 ounces.
What is the weight of the 30" your Marucci wood bat?
This particular bat is going to have an approximate 5 drop. With that being said, the 30" bat will be approximately 25 oz. Since it is a wood bat, it is hard to get an exact weight. Although they are all made out of the same material, the wood from different trees might have slight differences in weight or densities that can cause the weight to slightly vary from bat to bat.
Could you tell me if the barrel is 2 1/4 inches, and if it is Little League approved?
The barrel is 2 1/4 inches,and is approved for Little League. The CU26YB is a very balanced bat and will be very durable.
Can I use this bat in senior league?
The CU26YB youth bat is used for players between the ages of five and thirteen. The CU26YB is great for young players looking for a wood bat.
What type of maple is the bat made of? Sugar, rock, or another?
According to Marucci, this is made of a standard maple. This bat is very durable and well balanced. Marucci makes high quality bats using grade A maple.
What is the weight choices of this bat, is it durable, and is it a big barrel?
The weight of the bat is approximately 5. The barrel size is approximately 2 1/4 inches. Maple is one of the strongest material and will perform very well.
Can I use this bat in a high school leauge?
This is a youth bat. Youth bats can not be used in high school leagues. You would need an adult model. Check out the CU26B.
If you swing a regular Marucci Black that is 3126 drop 5, what size wood should you chose?
I would stick with the 31" in the CU26YB. The 31" is going to be very close to the 26oz weight on the MSB115.
Can I have my sons name engraved on the bat?
We do not engrave names on bats. You will need to go through the manufacture for that.
Do Marucci bats break easily? Which brand of bats last very long?
Marucci makes very high quality bats. Maple is one of the strongest woods out there. There is not a specific brand that lasts longer than the other.
What is the length to weight ratio on this bat?
The drop is approximately 5. To obtain the weight of a bat all you have to do is subtract the length to weight ratio (in this case a 5) from the length in order to get the weight of the bat in ounces. 30  5 = 25.
What is the barrel diameter of the Marucci youth bat's, and why do they ask if you swing lefty or righty? Different bats for right and lefty?
The barrel size is 2 1/4". It doesn't matter if you swing left or right when selecting a wood bat.
If you get a 5 bat and the length is 30in, what is the weight?
The weight of a 5 bat that is 30 inches long would be 25 ounces. To obtain the weight of a bat all you have to do is subtract the length to weight ratio (in this case a 5) from the length in order to get the weight of the bat in ounces. 30  5 = 25.
BBCOR Stamp on these bats? If not can you send me a list of wood bats youths can use with the BBCOR stamp on them please. Thank you for your time.
The BBCOR standard of testing is strictly required for adult (3) composite/aluminum bats. Therefore, youth wood bats do not require the BBCOR stamp of approval.
Is this Little League approved?
Yes, all youth wood bats with a 2 1/4" barrel size are little league approved.
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