Questions and Answers for Marucci ONE BBCOR Baseball Bat: MCB1B Blue
Is the handle tapered?
The Marucci ONE BBCOR Baseball Bat (MCB1B) Blue does not feature a tapered handle.
Is this bat very balanced? Being a short player, I hit for contact.
Yes, the 2014 Marucci ONE BBCOR Baseball Bat (MCB1B) Blue has a balanced swing weight.
How does the sweet spot compare to other bats? How much pop does it have?
The 2014 Marucci ONE BBCOR (MCB1B) Blue is an excellent one-piece alloy bat. It has a similar sweet spot compared to just about any bat on the market and has very comparable pop. It is a high end alloy bat.
Is the Marucci One BBCOR: MCB1B Blue Adult approved for both Nations and USSSA competition?
The Marucci One BBCOR (MCB1B) is BBCOR certified and should therefore be approved in most competition, leagues, and tournaments.
Would you recommend the 2014 marucci one bat or the 2014 demarini voodoo? for high school player
The 2014 Marucci ONE BBCOR (MCB1B) is a balanced one piece aluminum model. The Voodoo is end loaded and has a composite handle with an aluminum barrel. If you are a contact hitter, or if you prefer a balanced bat, I would recommend the Marucci. If you are more of a power hitter who prefers an end load, I would go with the DeMarini.
How does this bat compare to the Rawlings 5150? Is it balanced like the 5150? I hit for contact and a lot of line drives. Not for power. Would you recomend it? thanks
Yes. Both the 2014 Marucci ONE BBCOR (MCB1B) Blue Adult and the 2014 Rawlings 5150 VELO BBCOR (BBV3) Adult will have a balanced swing weight. Both are One-piece alloy designs and offer full 12 month manufacturer warranties. Either of these bats would be a great choice.
Does this bat have a longer life span than the Marucci Team ?
The AZ3000 Alloy has been since it was used in the Team. The 2014 Marucci ONE BBCOR: (MCB1B) should offer a longer bat life, but it's impossible to estimate the life of any bat. Like the Team, the ONE Is also backed by a 12 month warranty through Marucci.
It is my first year of high school baseball. I am a gap to gap hitter and can hit for power. What is the best bat I should get?
The 2014 Marucci ONE BBCOR: MCB1B Blue Adult is a terrific bat for gap to gap hitters with occasional power.
How top heavy is this bat compared to the Marucci Team?
The 2014 Marucci ONE BBCOR: MCB1B Blue Adult is more balanced than the Marucci Team models.
Which is better? The Marucci One or the Black?
Both bats are high-performing options from Marucci, but they feature different designs that different types of players prefer. The One is best suited for gap to gap hitters with occasional homerun power while the Black is often preferred by players with above average power.
I'm 5' 8" and I am a power hitter, mainly just a DH, should I go with the Marucci ONE or the 2014 DeMarini Vexxum?
The 2014 Marucci ONE BBCOR: MCB1B Blue Adult is going to be a one piece all alloy design which is preferred by power hitters.
What difference is there (besides color/graphic) between the 'One' and 'Team' model from 2013?
The 2014 Marucci One was re-engineered from the ground up to be a completely new design. The One features an entirely new shape profile inspired by Marucci's Big League Board of Directors and the barrel walls have been optimized and kept ring-free to provide hitters with the most responsive sweet spot on the market since Marucci's legendary CAT 5 Squared. The knob taper profile of the One has also been reshaped and now mimics the most preferred professional shape.
Would you recommend this bat or the 2014 Black for a sophomore in high school that's a gap hitter with average pop?
Both the 2014 Black and the 2014 Marucci ONE BBCOR: MCB1B Blue Adult bats will have very balanced swing weights and feel great in the hands of a high school hitter.
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