Every superstar in their field needs the best equipment they can find. This not only makes sure that they are given the tools to unlock their full potential, but also that they look the part when they show up to their job. Baseball is no different, so lets have a look at the first in our review series of the best youth bats on the market today. Beginning with the Easton SL17S210.
Smooth to the touch
From the first moment taking hold of the 2017 Easton S2, players can feel that it is designed for the most comfortable and free flowing experience. The handles are covered with a Hyperskin grip. This smooth covering ensures that batting is in the most secure hands from the outset. Comfort is also key to performing well, especially at youth age and this wrapping ensures young minds will be able to focus on those big hits without a worry for handling.
Bombs away with the big barrel
The 2 piece hybrid S2-10 features an aluminum design barrel. It is magnificently light in the hand thanks to its HMX™ Hyperlite Matrix Alloy composition. This not only allows for a much bigger sweet spot and an ultra-responsive feel from the barrel but also gives a capability to hit long and powerful shots with comfort. The larger sweet spot also ensures durability and a free flowing feeling as the balls head for home.
Confidence is an essential ingredient in the success of any rising baseball star through the youth ranks. The features of the Easton S2-10 help to ensure great faith in the capabilities of the bat. By proxy,this helps increasing all-round confidence and performance of our next generation. The S2-10 possesses a wealth of cutting-edge features. These, combined with the skill of the holder, help to give the best possible opportunity of hitting that game winning shot.
No more nasty vibrations
How many times in years gone by, have you shanked that change up? or, that fast ball has hit just outside the sweet spot? A very elite list of hall of famers aside, the answer will be many times.When that does inevitably happen, vibrations that can be bone-rattling often ensue. Fear not of this problem with the Easton S2-10. The carbon composite handle is a game changer. This pretty much puts paid to those nasty vibrations. Even those off-center hits seem smooth and consistent.It may seem this is a minor positive, but it’s actually a huge physical as well as psychological advantage. The S2-10 has essentially eliminated negative vibration. This primarily helps to prevent unnecessary injury to young hands and wrists. It also assists in keeping the mind focused on the next pitch without any fear or distraction.
Size matters and weight matters
The SL17210 has a -10 length to weight ratio and is USSSA approved and certified along with its 2 5/8 inch barrel. Young stars can rest easy knowing they are knocking it out of the park with fully approved equipment which is also technically superior to that of most opponents.
The bat provide a smooth feel complimented by a host of current users who have purchased the latest youth model from Easton. Many comment that the increased sweet spot and big barrel design have led to increased home-runs and big hits as well as a feeling of surety and belief among users.
The 2-Piece construction is also note-worthy in helping to ensure a solid and secure feel to the bat whilst remaining light in the hand. Assisted by the use of ConneXion™ technology in the development of the two-piece, maximum power is sure to be transferred from player to bat. This produces the most natural results, allowing for young players to swing free and far.
The S2-10 comes in a variety of sizes to fit all, from 27/17 to 32/32 there is sure to be a fit for the rising star of your household. It has fast become the choice of many youth league players in 2017 and that is certainly no coincidence. Easton has a wealth of experience in the industry and this is well showcased in this bat.
Never too old to take a swing
Having sung the praises quite rightly for the Easton in terms of being a cutting edge youth bat. It is worth remembering that as we age, we still retain a love for the game and what better way to keep swinging through advancing years than with the S2-10. All of the positive features which we have reviewed can also be advantageous to your recreational senior ball leagues. Size permitting of course, why not experience the pop and fantastic feel that others rave about in one of the most hi-tech bats on the market. Your at-bats are certain to have teammates asking where you got your S2-10. It will really make you feel like you are back n your youth.
A Grand Slam for the S2-10
With so many innovative features which improve not only on past models but also many other market rivals, it is quite difficult to find any flaws with the latest bat from these industry veterans. This bat successfully showcases how to combine new technologies to the benefit of the player while retaining the core principles of a top quality youth bat.
Considering the top of the range features the bat possesses and also the many years of experience the company has in developing top quality, league certified equipment, this is an excellent price point which will further improve your game.
Easton has managed to excel with the technical superiority of the S2-10. Not only that, you will also look sharp and on top of your game when you step up to the plate. Designers have ensured a bat which is visually appealing and slick. you will be sure to stand out from teammates and opponents alike. Heads will turn to admire your new bats awesome looks just as that pitch pops off the enlarged sweet spot and out of the park for a vibration free, game winning home run.