On February 21, the NCAA emailed coaches and athletic directors to notify them that the 33-inch model 2020 Meta (-3) BBCOR Louisville Slugger Baseball Bat “is not to be used in every NCAA baseball competition“, effective immediately.
As of 3/2/2020, the 2020 Meta Prime in a 33-inch format is also illegal for playing in NFHS. That said, the 33 meta is also illegal in high school. The 2019 version of the racquet (the red one) is still legal in both the NFHS and the NCAA – we confirmed this directly from Slugger and the NFHS rules.
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The original Meta Prime was released late summer 2018 to the delight of gamers everywhere. With an eye-catching big barrel, Meta Prime had players filling out their Christmas lists earlier this year in hopes of snagging a brand new high school or college baseball bat.
On May 3, 2018, USA Baseball banned the Easton Ghost X (YBB18GX10). Their ban only applies to the 30 inch/20 ounce option and affected leagues include AABC, Babe Ruth, Cal Ripken, Dixie Youth, Little League and PONY Baseball.
In general, any tampering that alters the baseball bat’s original specifications will render the bat illegal for any baseball league. Illegal tampering includes adjusting the weight, length or surface of the racquet. Certain levels of the game also have bat specifications that must be met.
When comparing to the 2021 version, there is little difference between these two versions, except for the 33 inch racket which has been banned. Even after some tweaks to the barrel in the 33″ meta, it’s still the best legal option they could have made.
49. By implementing the BBCOR from . 50 or less standard non-wooden bats should now function more like wooden bats. The trampoline effect is reduced and the racquet does less work for the batsman, meaning the batsman now has to apply the most power against the ball.
The lineup must remain at the same number of batters throughout the game. Once the first pitch is thrown, the lineup is locked and the number of batters may not be changed. The 10th and 11th batters, if used, are identified on the lineup card as EH and XH. The EH and the XH may hit anywhere in the sequence.
2017 CF Zen
The 2017 CF Zen (the blue one pictured below) is illegal in USSSA play. That’s the 2 3/4 Drop 10. Also, the 2017 CF Zen in a 2 5/8 with a Drop 8 (that’s a green/white version, as pictured below) is also illegal.< /p>
New Meta 2020 changed the colorway to the blue base, besides you can’t see much difference in performance and feel. This is the same racquet with 10% end load weight. For elite power hitters, consider the Louisville Slugger Meta PWR 2020, which is specifically designed for high-performing players.
Our hitters like the stiffer feel of the Meta compared to other BBCOR and USSSA two-piece composites. The big barrel, great sound and top performance make it a popular racquet among our testers.
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A composite racket lasts between 1 and 3 years after breaking in. A racquet that is used all year round may only last 2 years before needing to be replaced. On the other hand, a compound bat that is only used for a few months or periods per year can last even over 3 years.