Well this is a short term review but I purchased this bat recently for my son and with less than 50 BP swings he took it to the plate in a live game. The first pitch he saw he sent one over the fence for a 3 run bomb! He smoked another off the top of the fence the same weekend. So again this is a short term review but from what I see the Cat 9 has a lot of pop right out of the wrapper. Would recommend for anyone.
CAT9 Senior League -5
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Crafted excellence. Designed with a thermally treated AZR alloy for a more responsive and forgiving feel, the balanced one-piece CAT9 features a massive sweet spot that is ready to do damage right out of the wrapper.
- Utilizing a three-stage thermal treatment process, our new AZR alloy offers a more responsive microstructure for better feel, more forgiveness and more performance while maintaining the same strength as its predecessor
- Multi-variable wall design creates an expanded sweet spot and thinner barrel walls that are more forgiving after off-centered contact
- 2nd generation AV2 Anti-Vibration Knob features an upgraded, finely tuned harmonic dampening system for better feel and less negative vibrational feedback
- Ring-free barrel construction allows for more barrel flex and increases performance with no "dead" spots
- Precision-balanced barrel results in a lower M.O.I. and balanced feel for precision and control
- One-piece alloy construction provides a clean, consistent, traditional swing
- Professionally inspired handle features a removable taper and an ergonomic knob shape for more top-hand control and comfort
- Micro-perforated soft-touch grip with extra tack improves feel and control
- The CAT9 comes standard with a black 1.75mm grip
- Grip weight and manufacturing tolerances may cause slight deviation from the listed weight
- 2 3/4" barrel
- USSSA 1.15 BPF certified
- One-year warranty included
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the best bat ever
This bat was awesome out of the wrapper. Have Ben hitting nukes with it. The first time I hit with it I went to a field I rarely hit homeruns on, and I hit 19 bombs. It has been very durable also.
This bat is amazing, but I already knew it would be thanks to the Baseball Bat Bros YouTube channel. What really stood out to me about this experience was the great customer service I got from Hannah. My original order got lost by the carrier almost immediately. Weeks went by. I got an email asking for my review, to which I replied that I'd gladly do it once I get it. She looked into it for me, saw that it was lost and had a new one to me within a WEEK.
This is an amazing bat i recommend anyone to buy it its one of the hottest bats out of the wrapper its all around a great bat
Love this bat!!
As advertised. Looks killer and most importantly feels and performs better than my CAT8 gamer.
Transitioning from a -8 CAT8, the bat felt very familiar. Nice balance. It’s definitely hot right out of the wrapper. My son hit one out of a field that he’d never homered on before the first day that he used it. It’s been passed around the team for a week or so now and seems like everyone likes it. Doesn’t seem to be as loud as the -8 CAT9.
This bat is a great upgrade from the CAT8. Marucci does it again and does not disappoint!